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  • Andhra Pradesh: political interference increasing in the functioning of cooperative banks, alleges VCB Chairman June 28, 2022 12:49 pm ‘In the name of reforms, Centre is amending Banking Regulation Act and imposing several restrictions’ ‘In the name of reforms, Centre is amending Banking Regulation Act and imposing several restrictions’ The Visakhapatnam Cooperative Bank (VCB) Limited …
  • Tadepalli : MLC Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad hails CM YS Jagan Mohan ... June 25, 2022 11:51 pm Tadepalli: MLC Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad hailed Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for naming Konaseema district after Dr BR Ambedkar and described it as a historical moment. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, he said that the decision of …
  • AP CM Jagan hailed for renaming Konaseema after Dr BR Ambedkar June 25, 2022 3:18 pm Amaravati: Stating a historical moment, Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad hailed Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy for naming Konaseema District after Dr BR Ambedkar. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Manikya …
  • CM Jagan approves renaming Konaseema district after Dr BR Ambedkar June 25, 2022 1:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy approved the renaming of Konaseema as Dr BR Ambedkar Konaseema district, on Friday.Anticipating trouble, the police had stepped up vigil in the …
  • Amalapuram : Sudheer Kumar takes charge as Konaseema SP June 25, 2022 12:44 am Amalapuram (Konaseema District) : Ch Sudheer Kumar Reddy took charge as Konaseema District Superintendent of Police on Friday. After assuming charge, he told the media that he will give priority for the protection of law and order in the district. He …
  • Andhra okays renaming of dist after Ambedkar June 24, 2022 10:26 pm The Andhra Pradesh cabinet headed by chief minister (CM) Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved the state government’s decision to rename Konaseema district after Dr B R Ambedkar. Minister for information and public relations Chelluboina Venugopala …
  • AP cabinet approves renaming Konaseema district June 24, 2022 8:20 pm The Jaganmohan Reddy cabinet on Friday gave its nod for the name change of Konaseema district to Dr BR Ambedkar Konaseema. The approval came exactly a month after the picturesque Godavari delta area, especially the district headquarters Amalapuram, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Govt Renames Konaseema District After BR Ambedkar June 24, 2022 4:46 pm Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh cabinet meeting chaired by CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was held on Friday. The meeting lasted about two and a half hours and took several key decisions. The AP Cabinet approved renaming the Konaseema district as Dr BR Ambedkar …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Approves Renaming New District June 24, 2022 4:13 pm A month after protests erupted over renaming a district, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Friday approved a proposal to rename the new Konaseema district as Dr B R Ambedkar Konaseema. Konaseema district was carved out of the erstwhile East Godavari in April …
  • Andhra Pradesh: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy Government Renames Konaseema District As Dr B R Ambedkar Konaseema District June 24, 2022 11:02 am Amaravati, June 24:  The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to rename Konaseema district as Dr B R Ambedkar Konaseema district, a month after the district was rocked by violence protesting against the proposal. The state Cabinet meeting chaired by …
  • Andhra Pradesh renames Konaseema district after Dr. BR Ambedkar June 24, 2022 10:28 am AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh government decided to rename Konaseema district Dr B R Ambedkar Konaseema district on Friday, a month after the district was rocked by violence in protest of the proposal. The state Cabinet meeting, presided over by Chief …
  • Andhra renames Konaseema district after Ambedkar June 24, 2022 10:09 am The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to rename Konaseema district as Dr B R Ambedkar Konaseema district, a month after the district was rocked by violence protesting against the proposal. The state Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Y. S. …
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  • Maharashtra crisis LIVE| 'Ready to quit if you think I'm useless': CM Thackeray to rebels June 24, 2022 2:11 am Live Maharashtra Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday alleged that the BJP is behind the political instability in the state and said that the alliance is extending its support to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. Shiv Sena workers gather outside CM …
  • Amalapuram : 20 more arrested in Konaseema arson June 21, 2022 10:03 pm Amalapuram : (Konaseema District) Konaseema district police on Tuesday arrested 20 more persons in the arson incident, which took place on May 24 in Amalapuram. District Superintendent of Police KSSV Subba Reddy said that the number of arrests rose to 199. …
  • Arrests continue in Amalapuram riots case, a total of 143 accused ... June 16, 2022 6:12 am The arrests of the accused continue in the Amalapuram riots case. The police are cracking down on rioters irrespective of the party's affiliation who vandalized public and private property. Cases are being registered based on video and CCTV footage. So …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Naidu sounds bugle for 2024 Assembly polls at Chodavaram June 15, 2022 5:50 pm Invoking the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder of N.T. Rama Rao, party’s national president N. Chandrababu Naidu sounded the bugle for 2024 Assembly election in Andhra Pradesh, at the ‘Mini-Mahandu’ programme Chodavaram on Wednesday. Beginning his year-long …
  • ‘Neeli Kavatu’ demands renaming of Konaseema district June 15, 2022 1:38 pm Leaders of various organisations participated in the ‘Ambedkar Vaadula Atmagaurava Neeli Kavatu’ on BRTS Road here on Wednesday, demanding that the government rename Konaseema district as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar district. The police threw a security blanket on …
  • CM Jagan affirms continuation of welfare schemes despite budgetary constraints June 14, 2022 9:37 pm ANANTAPUR: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy came down heavily on the opposition parties over attempts to defame the government in relation to the SSC results, the according of the Ambedkar name to Konaseema district and crop holiday. “My government …
  • Rowdy-sheets will be opened against arsonists: DGP KV... June 13, 2022 9:24 pm Amalapuram (Konaseema district): Director General of Police (DGP) KV Rajendranath Reddy stated that rowdy-sheets will be opened against those who indulged in arson in the recent agitation in Konaseema district. The DGP visited the places where destruction …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Youths were instigated during Amalapuram clashes, says DGP  June 13, 2022 4:31 pm Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) K.V. Rajendranath Reddy on Monday said that the youths, who have been named accused in the Amalapuram violence case, were reportedly misguided and instigated by some section of people and that the political …
  • 'Pushpa' composer Devi Sri Prasad roped in to score music for Varun Dhawan's 'Bawaal' June 12, 2022 12:50 pm Mumbai, Jun 12 (PTI) Popular music composer Devi Sri Prasad, currently riding high on the pan India success of his "Pushpa" soundtrack, says he has come on board to compose music for the upcoming Nitesh Tiwari directorial "Bawaal". …
  • DSP of 'Pushpa' fame to score music for Varun Dhawan's 'Bawaal' June 12, 2022 9:34 am Popular music composer Devi Sri Prasad, currently riding high on the pan India success of his ''Pushpa'' soundtrack, says he has come on board to compose music for the upcoming Nitesh Tiwari directorial ''Bawaal''. Starring …
  • How the Decision to Name a District After Ambedkar Led to Violent Protests in Coastal Andhra June 12, 2022 7:52 am Hyderabad: The recent violence in the Amalapuram town of Andhra Pradesh by dominant castes over renaming the newly formed Konaseema district as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Konaseema district has once again shed light on the uneasy coexistence of the deeply- …
  • Jana Sena Denies Pawan Kalyan’s Kapu Affiliation and Political Ambition in AP June 9, 2022 2:23 pm The letter was in response to the article, 'AP District Renaming: Pawan Kalyan, Kapus & Why BR Ambedkar’s Name Stoked Arson,' published in The Quint on 25 May. The article had dwelt on consolidation of Kapu votes in Andhra Pradesh and …
  • Somu Veerraju booked on charges of obstructing SI while on his duty June 9, 2022 6:44 am Vijayawada: BJP state president Somu Veerraju was booked on the charge of obstructing a police officer from discharging his duty and of intimidation. The case was filed by the police of Alamur in Konaseema district on Wednesday.   The BJP leader was …
  • Andhra Pradesh BJP Chief Pushes Cop, Uses Rough Language For Not Letting Him Visit Violence-Hit Amalapuram June 8, 2022 12:26 pm Andhra Pradesh BJP President Somu Veerraju on Wednesday created a flutter as he pushed a police official and used harsh language after the policeman tried to prevent him from going to Amalapuram in the state where prohibitory orders are in place. The …
  • Andhra BJP chief stopped on way to violence-hit Amalapuram June 8, 2022 11:56 am Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Police on Wednesday stopped state BJP chief Somu Veerraju from visiting Amalapuram, which recently witnessed violence over renaming of Konaseema district as Dr B. R. Ambedkar Konaseema district. The BJP leader, accompanied by his …
  • Tension erupts in Jonada as police stops Somu Veerraju from going ... June 8, 2022 11:41 am Tensions erupted when police intercepted BJP state president Somu Veerraju at Jonada in East Godavari district while he was on his way to visit the families of the victims of the Amalapuram riots and those involved in the case. The police have clarified …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Ensure Amalapuram violence does not recur, instructs DGP June 8, 2022 12:23 am SPs asked to keep watch on social media groups, conduct mock drills and keep forces ready SPs asked to keep watch on social media groups, conduct mock drills and keep forces ready Director General of Police (DGP) K.V. Rajendranath Reddy has directed police …
  • Konaseema farmers declare crop holiday for kharif June 7, 2022 6:44 pm Amalapuram (Konaseema District): Konaseema farmers have declared crop holiday in view of not getting fair price for their produce and also due to failure of the authorities to desilt the mud accumulated in major and minor drains. Except Ravulapalem, they …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police arrests 18 more people involved in... June 7, 2022 10:12 am The investigation into the riots in Amalapuram on the 24th of last month is in full swing. Police have arrested another 18 people in the case. The number of those arrested so far has risen to 129. Two of the latest arrests were rowdy sheeters Gampa Anil …
  • Andhra Pradesh: MLC finds fault with Kodandaram, Haragopal visiting Amaravati farmers June 6, 2022 1:57 pm MLC Dokka Manikya Varaprasad has found fault with activists M. Kodandaram and G. Haragopal for visiting the protest camp of Amaravati farmers on completing 900 days of their agitation, and said they extended support without knowing the facts. Speaking to …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Two dead as a lorry crashes two wheeler from rear ... June 6, 2022 9:33 am The tragic incident took place in Konaseema district where two people were killed and one was injured as a lorry crashes Scooty. Going into the details of this incident, Aadurthi Venkata Rao and Lakshmi from Bodasakurru, Allavaram Mandal have two daughters …
  • MLC Dokka faults Kodandaram, Haragopal June 5, 2022 11:03 pm Amaravati: MLC Dokka Manikya Varaprasad found fault with Prof Kodandaram and Prof Haragopal for visiting protest camp of Amaravati farmers on completing 900 days of stir and said they extended support without knowing the facts. Speaking to the media at the …
  • Amalapuram violence: Police arrest 111 persons so far, search on for remaining June 5, 2022 1:06 pm The police probing the arson witnessed in Amalapuram over the renaming of Konaseema district after Dr. B.R. Ambedkar have so far arrested 111 people for their alleged involvement in the violence. “The police have also launched a search for those who had …
  • Renaming Of AP's Konaseema District Exposes Caste Faultlines June 5, 2022 12:06 pm (MENAFN- IANS) By Narendra Puppala Amaravati, June 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is staring at a new controversy in the newly formed Konaseema district. Trouble began with the Jagan Reddy-led YSRCP government announcing on May 18, the plan to rename the new …
  • Activists pick holes in Shishu Aadhaar June 5, 2022 6:58 am HYDERABAD: While the government claims that Shishu Aadhaar helps kids get quick services like health surgery, experts and activists are wondering why should a newborn need an Aadhaar for a surgery. Common Service Centre Andhra Pradesh, a government of …
  • ‘Need a good heart to play doubles’: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy reflects on his Thomas Cup-winning pairing with Chirag Shetty June 5, 2022 4:26 am It’s a bit like the rhyme-wars and punchline-disses of hip-hop’s rival emcees, where the competitive juices turn lyrically snarky but the mutual respect and admiration remains intact, as they start thriving off opponents’ verbal hostility. Satwiksairaj …
  • Jana Sena's alliance possible if TDP steps back a bit: Pawan Kalyan June 5, 2022 1:49 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, in a candid remark, said he has not ruled out the possibility of contesting the elections with the TDP and BJP in 2024, provided the yellow party takes a step back. Addressing the party …
  • 3,000 farmers committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh, says Jana Sena June 4, 2022 12:29 pm Amaravati: Jana Sena Party political affairs committee chairman Nadendla Manohar on Saturday alleged that as many as 3,000 farmers had committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh and the government failed to address their issues. Addressing a meeting at the party …
  • Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan sees Amalapuram arson as ruling party's diversion tactic June 4, 2022 12:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan said that stern action should be taken against those who participated in Amalapuram riots on May 24 even if they belong to his party. Speaking to mediapersons at the party headquarters in …
  • Jagan urges Shah to help resolve bifurcation issues June 3, 2022 7:50 pm New Delhi: Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Friday and urged him to step in to ensure the division of assets listed under Schedules IX and X of the AP Bifurcation Act. The CM reminded the Union Minister …
  • Visakhapatnam Gas Leak: 178 People Affected, Many Fall Unconscious And Suffer Vomiting; CM Orders Probe June 3, 2022 5:36 pm New Delhi: At least 140 people fell ill on Friday after a toxic gas leak was reported at a laboratory in Atchutapuram in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. Visuals from the site showed many women workers lay unconscious on the ground owing to …
  • Andhra Pradesh: successive governments ignored development of North Andhra, alleges Nagababu June 3, 2022 1:04 pm Jana Sena Party (JSP) Political Affairs Committee (PAC) member K. Nagababu has said that successive governments ignored development of North Andhra due to the innocence and illiteracy of people in the region. Local people are forced to migrate to other …
  • Pawan Kalyan to meet DGP over illegal arrests June 1, 2022 11:37 pm Rajamahendravaram(East Godavari District): Jana Sena Party East Godavari district president Kandula Durgesh alleged that innocent JSP activists were being illegally arrested and harassed in connection with the Konaseema riots. Stating that the party will …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Nine more arrested in Amalapuram riots case June 1, 2022 6:09 am Another nine accused were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the riots and vandalism in Amalapuram, the district headquarters of Konaseema. This brings the total number of arrests to 71. District SP KSV Subba Reddy stated this effect. A total of seven …
  • Internet services to be restored in 3 mandals in Konaseema... May 31, 2022 11:36 pm Amalapuram(Konaseema District): Internet services, which were suspended for the last one week in violence-hit Konaseema district, would be restored from Tuesday midnight. It should be noted here that the State government has proposed to rename Konaseema …
  • Enraged Rayalaseema farmers demand small dam on Krishna river May 31, 2022 9:19 pm Locals feel they are being ignored by the ruling and opposition parties as the region’s demand for adequate water falls on deaf ears Thousands of people in Rayalaseema who marched to Siddeswaram village in Nandyal district on Tuesday (May 31) performed ‘ …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Suspension of Internet hits aqua sector hard in Konaseema district May 31, 2022 5:07 pm Being the harvest season, online transactions are usually made in lakhs daily, say farmers and traders Being the harvest season, online transactions are usually made in lakhs daily, say farmers and traders Many aqua farmers are struggling to market their …
  • Internet services still suspended in AP's Konaseema May 31, 2022 4:12 pm A week after the Amalapuram arson, internet services remain suspended in the Konaseema district. Thousands of people, especially the techies working from home, are affected by the YSRCP government and the AP police decision, intended to curb the spread of …
  • Chandrababu slams govt. over suspension of internet in Konaseema, ... May 31, 2022 9:58 am It is learned that the name change of Konaseema district has led to violence in Amalapuram. In the wake of this, the police have suspended internet services with the intention of preventing provocative items being forwarded in WhatsApp groups to prevent …
  • Rayalaseema hopes to get 3rd time lucky with Siddeswaram project to end its water woes May 31, 2022 3:11 am A protest is planned at Siddeswaram to demand a weir to divert Krishna waters to Rayalaseema; the region has been denied irrigation projects twice till date The ‘Siddeswaram’ chant is often heard everywhere in Andhra Pradesh’s Rayalaseema region, which …
  • Amalapuram violence: Andhra Pradesh police arrest 62 as internet not restored yet May 31, 2022 12:52 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: In all, 62 persons were arrested in connection with the large scale arson in Amalapuram on May 24 against the move to rename the newly formed Konaseema district after BR Ambedkar. Soon after the arson, police verified the …
  • DIG Palaraju responds on Amalapuram riots in Konaseema, urges... May 30, 2022 12:08 pm DIG Palaraju revealed key facts about the aftermath of the devastation on the 24th of this month in Amalapuram in the Konaseema district. He called on the people not to believe the rumors about the Amalapuram riots. He appealed to the people to exercise …
  • Amalapuram Arson: Properties of accused to be seized soon May 29, 2022 10:36 pm Amalapuram(Konaseema District): Roads and Buildings department officials were estimating the damage to property in the recent violence in Konaseema. It should be noted here the agitators torched the houses of Transport Minister Pinipe Viswaroop and …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Amalapuram techies shift base to access Internet May 29, 2022 2:55 pm Services suspended in wake of violence over renaming Konaseema district on May 24 Services suspended in wake of violence over renaming Konaseema district on May 24 The suspension of Internet services in Amalapuram and its surrounding areas in the wake of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police arrests 25 more accused in Amalapuram... May 29, 2022 7:33 am Eluru Range DIG G Palaraju said that another 25 accused have been arrested in the vicious incidents that took place in Amalapuram on the 24th of this month. He said 19 people had already been arrested in these cases, bringing the total to 44 with the …
  • Protesters planned, coordinated Amalapuram clashes through 20 WhatsApp groups: DIG May 28, 2022 2:27 pm Eluru Range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) G. Pala Raju on Saturday said that the protesters had “communicated, gathered and coordinated the clashes through 20 WhatsApp groups” in Amalapuram town in Konaseema district on May 24. Violence had erupted over …
  • Building collapses after cylinder blast in Amalapuram, 4 killed May 28, 2022 9:07 am Amalapuram: In an unfortunate incident, at least four people were killed after a cylinder blast triggered a building collapse. The incident took place in Mulakaledu village, Shetturu Mandal of Anantapur district on Saturday. Amongst the four killed, two …
  • Amalapuram violence: Police continue search for rioters May 28, 2022 1:13 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Police are continuing their search for the accused in Tuesday’s arson in Amalapuram, headquarters of Konaseema district. A local cadre of the ruling YSRC, along with BJP and Jana Sena, were also found to be involved in the …
  • Amalapuram: Special teams step up efforts to nab real culprits May 27, 2022 10:36 pm Amalapuram(Konaseema district): The special investigation teams have stepped up efforts to find out those responsible for riots and destruction in Amalapuram of Konaseema district. They are utilising advanced technology to nab the culprits. They are taking …
  • Amalapuram violence: Dominant castes’ stir led to riots May 27, 2022 12:35 am Express News Service KAKINADA: Preliminary investigation into the Amalapuram violence has revealed that two dominant castes in the district—Kapus and Setti Balijas—came together to oppose the move to rename Konaseema district after Dr BR Ambedkar. The two …
  • Arson in Amalapuram: Congress leaders stage protest, court arrest May 26, 2022 1:07 pm The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee has condemned in strong terms “the unmindful violence that unfolded at Amalapuram over renaming of Konaseema after Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.” The party leaders, led by their State unit president Sake Sailajanath, staged a …
  • Amalapuram riots: After arresting 46 people, police hunt for 75 more May 26, 2022 11:26 am By Express News Service AMALAPURAM: Police have arrested 46 persons for their alleged involvement in the violence that broke out in Amalapuram town of Konaseema district on Tuesday. Another 75 people involved in the riots have been identified through CCTV …
  • Internet services suspended in Amalapuram and Ravulapalem... May 26, 2022 8:16 am Due to massive agitation and consequent violence and destruction of property in Konaseema district, not only section 144 was imposed, but the internet services were also suspended. Owing to the suspension of the internet, people are facing a lot of …
  • Special police team formed to identify the culprits in Amalapuram ... May 26, 2022 8:15 am As per the directives of the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and Director General of Police ( DGP) KV Rajendranath Reddy special teams comprising senior police officials have been constituted and they are probing the incidents of arson and violence. …
  • Andhra: Over 200 Persons Detained For Violence In Amalapuram Over Renaming Of Konaseema District After Dr B R Ambedkar May 26, 2022 6:46 am A curfew has been imposed in Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram following violent protests against Chief Minister Y S R Jagan Reddy led state government's decision to rename newly-created Konaseema district after Dr B R Ambedkar. The protesters clashed …
  • Opposition behind Amalapuram violence, claims state govt advisor May 26, 2022 5:23 am Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh advisor for public affairs Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy on Wednesday alleged that the recent violence in Amalapuram was a conspiracy of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Jana Sena and questioned their stand on naming …
  • Amalapuram violence: All steps taken to restore normalcy, says Home minister May 26, 2022 3:22 am Vijayawada: Home Minister Taneti Vanitha has lauded the police for controlling the violence in Amalapuram on Tuesday. She also praised the cops for providing protection to the people even as some of the police personnel suffered minor injuries in the stone …
  • Minister Dadisetti sees TD conspiracy behind Amalapuram arson May 26, 2022 3:22 am VIJAYAWADA: Minister for Roads and Bridges, Dadisetti Raja, has alleged that there was a conspiracy by Chandrababu Naidu behind the Amalapuram incident. “Naidu was responsible for the Tuni incident in the past and now he is responsible for the Amalapuram …
  • Sajjala sees conspiracy in Amalapuram riots May 26, 2022 12:10 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Asserting that there was a pre-planned conspiracy behind the violence that broke out in Amalapuram on Tuesday, YSRC general secretary and Government Advisor (Public Affairs) Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said the reactions …
  • Riots leave Amalapuram residents in disbelief May 26, 2022 12:10 am Express News Service AMALAPURAM: An uneasy calm prevailed in Amalapuram town even as life limped back to normalcy a day after protests against renaming the newly carved out Konaseema district after Dr BR Ambedkar had turned violent.Even as Tuesday’s …
  • After a Day of Arson, Amalapuram Back to Normal, Says Andhra Police Chief May 25, 2022 6:23 pm A police vehicle and an educational institution's bus were torched by protestors. (Image: screengrab from a video) PTI Amaravati Last Updated:May 25, 2022, 20:20 IST FOLLOW US ON: Normalcy was restored on Wednesday in Amalapuram town in Andhra Pradesh …
  • TDP, Jana Sena slam YSRCP over Amalapuram violence; calls for peace [details] May 25, 2022 4:43 pm By IANS May 25, 2022 15:05 IST 18 students among 21 killed in shooting at Texas Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan have slammed YSR Congress Party government for blaming their parties for …
  • Somu Veerraju blames YSRCP govt. over Amalapuram violence, says... May 25, 2022 4:17 pm Highlights: BJP state president Somu Veerraju has blamed the government's failure entirely on the incident in Konaseema. He said the tense situation in Amalapuram on Tuesday had sparked another war. BJP state president Somu Veerraju has blamed the …
  • What’s behind the violent clashes in Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram district? May 25, 2022 2:45 pm May 25, 2022, 07:32PM ISTSource: TOI.inIn a violent face-off amid protestors and security personnel in Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram town, nearly 20 police officials were injured. Police vans were gutted by angry protestors over the renaming of Konaseema …
  • BJP blames Andhra Pradesh govt for Amalapuram riots May 25, 2022 1:37 pm Visakhapatnam: State BJP president Somu Veerraju has blamed the YSR Congress Party government in the state for the riot and arson in Amalapuram on Tuesday. Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, he felt that the attitude of Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan …
  • Andhra Pradesh: A.P. Police Officers Association condemns attack on police forces in Amalapuram May 25, 2022 12:47 pm The Andhra Pradesh Police Officers Association (APPOA) condemned the attack on police forces in Amalapuram, where 30 personnel, including several officers, were injured in violent protests on Tuesday. APPOA State president Janakula Srinivas Rao said that …
  • Amalapuram violence: Police verifying social media groups to trace accused May 25, 2022 12:47 pm Police are verifying social media groups and CCTV footage to identify the persons who resorted to violence in Konaseema district headquarters on Tuesday. Protesting against the government’s proposal to rename Konaseema district as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar …
  • Pawan Kalyan responds to Amalapuram violence, asks why there is... May 25, 2022 12:29 pm Jana Sena chief Pawan kalyan reacted to the violence erupted in Konaseema district. Speaking to media on Wednesday, he said that the state government had divided the districts a few days ago and opined that a policy has been set for all the districts and a …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Situation in Amalapuram comes under control amid... May 25, 2022 8:52 am In the wake of massive agitation and destruction which took place on Tuesday in Konaseema district, the Amalapuram town has been under the grip of the police curfew. Heavy police forces have been deployed in order to curb violence and agitation in …
  • Amalapuram: 42 persons taken into custody and police on lookout... May 25, 2022 8:51 am Amalapuram, May 25: Eluru Range DIG G. Pal Raju said that the entire Amalapuram is under police control and peace is restored. DIG Pal Raju said that based on CC footage they have taken 42 persons into custody. And are searching for other persons who are …
  • Normalcy returning slowly to Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram town following violence May 25, 2022 7:33 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The situation in Amalapuram town of the newly formed Konaseema district is slowly returning to normalcy a day after violent mob set afire the residences of minister P Viswarup and MLA P Satish opposing the proposal to …
  • Amalapuram situation likened to Sri Lankan chaos May 25, 2022 7:28 am It's known that the Andhra Pradesh government has proposed to rename the Konaseema district as BR Ambedkar Konaseema district. On Tuesday, clashes broke out between those who are opposed to the renaming and the police forces. The protests turned …
  • TDP, Jana Sena Slam YSRCP Over Amalapuram Violence May 25, 2022 5:58 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, May 25 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan have slammed YSR Congress Party government for blaming their parties for Tuesday's violence in Amalapuram town. …
  • AP: TDP, Jana Sena slam YSRCP over Amalapuram violence May 25, 2022 5:40 am Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan have slammed the YSR Congress Party government for blaming their parties for Tuesday’s violence in Amalapuram town. Naidu described as unfortunate …
  • Amid tensions in Amalapuram over protests, section 144 imposed... May 25, 2022 5:02 am Amid protests against the renaming of the Konaseema district, the authorities have taken a key decision to bring the tension in Amalapuram under control. The Collector decided to enforce a curfew and section 144 across the district after a meeting with the …
  • Section 144 imposed in Andhra’s Amalapuram after protesters set minister’s house on fire May 25, 2022 1:47 am Condemning the violence, Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy, advisor to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, said the decision to change the name was taken after demands from various organisations cropped up. The ongoing protests over the naming of Konaseema as Dr BR …
  • Amalapuram burns over renaming district after Ambedkar May 25, 2022 1:12 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The protest against renaming Konaseema after Dr B R Ambedkar turned violent with a mob setting ablaze the residences of Transport  Minister P Viswarup and M Mummidavaram MLA P Satish in Amalapuram town, and several …
  • Violent Protests, Arson in Andhra's Amalapuram Against Renaming District After Ambedkar May 24, 2022 11:28 pm New Delhi: The decision of the Andhra Pradesh government to rename the newly craved out Konaseema district after B.R. Ambedkar resulted in violent protests in Amalapuram town on Tuesday, May 24, injuring several protestors and policemen. State transport …
  • Andhra Minister’s House Set Ablaze As Violence Rocks Amalapuram Town Over Renaming District May 24, 2022 8:03 pm Section 144 was on Tuesday imposed in Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram town after arson broke out when police resorted to a lathi charge at people who were protesting near the district collector’s office against the proposed renaming of the newly-created …
  • AP: Konaseema district name change protests lead to lathicharge in Amalapuram May 24, 2022 1:00 pm Amalapuram: There was tension in the town with hundreds of youths staged protests on Tuesday against changing the name of Konaseema district and police resorting to lathicharge to disperse them. The youths under the banner Konaseema Zilla Sadhana Samiti, …
  • Amalapuram: Man dies as hut collapses May 11, 2022 7:40 pm Amalapuram(Konaseema District): A 43-year-old man was killed when his hut collapsed due to blasting wind coupled with heavy rain at Kamanagaruvu village in Amalapuram rural of Konaseema district in the early hours of Wednesday. The deceased was identified …
  • Amalapuram: Fishermen told not to venture into sea May 10, 2022 11:20 pm Amalapuram(Konaseema District): Konaseema district administration is gearing up to face any emergency like situation in the wake of Asani cyclone threat. The impact of the cyclone is being felt at Konaseema coast with the sea turning very rough at …
  • ₹ 80-lakh cyber fraud detected in Amalapuram postal circle May 10, 2022 7:57 pm KAKINADA: Cyber fraudsters have breached the Indian Postal Payment Digital System (IPPDS) and diverted ₹ 80 lakh from individual accounts in Amalapuram postal circle of Konaseema district to their individual accounts. Amalapuram police have received an …
  • Aamir Khan in Amalapuram for "Laal Singh Chaddha" shooting August 13, 2021 7:04 am Aamir Khan's team issues official statement on Laal Singh Chaddha team littering Ladakh Bollywood star Aamir Khan has arrived in Andhra Pradesh town in East Godavari district for the shooting of his upcoming movie 'Laal Singh Chaddha', which …
  • One week ban order in Andhra Pradesh’s Amalapuram (Roundup) September 18, 2020 7:59 pm Amalapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 19 (IANS) All kinds of protests, rallies and demonstrations are banned in Amalapuram in East Godavari district after the Deputy Collector imposed Section 144 of the CrPC for a week on Friday. “Section 144 of the CrPc and …
  • Andhra Pradesh Police foil 'Chalo Amalapuram' plan, arrests BJP leaders September 18, 2020 8:46 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police foiled bids of BJP leaders and activists to go to Amalapuram in East Godavari district as part of ‘Chalo Amalapuram’ to protest against government’s failure to protect Hindu temples’ and structures on Friday. In …
  • Jana Sena candidates for Amalapuram, Rajahmundry March 11, 2019 1:13 pm
  • Andhra Pradesh's 13 New Districts: Here's All About Them – From Planning to Formation | Explained April 5, 2022 9:13 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday formally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state, doubling the number to 26, in a major administrative overhaul, which according to him is aimed at decentralization and taking the governance close …
  • 'KCR for PM' slogan picks up in villages bordering TS March 1, 2022 6:33 am Hyderabad: The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has launched ‘KCR as Prime Minister’ campaign in bordering villages of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh in the wake of its president and Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao's …
  • Andhra: Three held while taking Rs 9.93 lakh cash to Naxals June 16, 2021 4:22 am Published: Published Date - 09:52 AM, Wed - 16 June 21 East Godavari: Telangana Police caught three people red-handed in the East Godavari district on June 14 while taking around Rs 10 lakh cash to Naxals. Speaking to the media on Tuesday, Chittoor Deputy …
  • Heavy rains swell Godavari September 8, 2019 5:55 am By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains in the upper catchment areas have led to swelling of River Godavari, again. Due to the heavy inflows into the river, situation in the 36 submerged villages of Devipatnam mandal …
  • Godavari flood level rises again   September 7, 2019 6:05 am By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Flood levels in River Godavari at Polavaram Project have increased once again, resulting in the road connectivity to 19 tribal villages in Polavaram Mandal of West Godavari district getting cut off. With …
  • Floods receding in East Godavari, but no relief as yet  August 8, 2019 3:29 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Though the floodwater has started receding in East Godavari since Tuesday, the situation is still alarming, particularly in Devipatnam Mandal and island villages.  Residents of Konaseema have got some respite as …
  • Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil Ranked No.1 Brand in India in Sunflower Oil Category June 29, 2022 4:21 pm Pradeep Chowdhry, Managing Director of Gemini Edibles & Fats India Ltd. Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil the flagship brand of Gemini Edibles & Fats India Ltd (GEF India) has been ranked the No.1 brand by volume sales in the sunflower oil segment in …
  • Modi to address ‘Vijay Sankalpa’ jamboree at Parade Grounds on Sunday June 29, 2022 3:32 pm Public meeting to counter ‘autocratic, corrupt and dynastic’ TRS rule in Telangana Public meeting to counter ‘autocratic, corrupt and dynastic’ TRS rule in Telangana Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mammoth public meeting, scheduled to be held at Parade …
  • India's largest Hungarian cuisine restaurant chain 'Kurtosshhh,' exp June 29, 2022 9:54 am ANI | Updated: Jun 29, 2022 14:43 IST Kochi (Kerala) [India], June 29 (ANI/PNN): With "wanderlust" becoming a part of everyone's Instagram bio, people are more than curious and excited to satiate their taste buds with newer cuisines. And …
  • Driver, passengers get a late-night tiger fright in East Godavari June 29, 2022 12:37 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: In the second instance of sighting reported in a month, passengers of a bus spotted the elusive male tiger at Kummarilova village in Tuni mandal, East Godavari district, late on Monday. Forest officials have been trying to …
  • Kakinada: Owners warned against garbage stagnation in vacant... June 28, 2022 11:58 pm Kakinada: Kakinada Municipal Corporation (KMC) Commissioner K Ramesh issued a stern warning to the owners of vacant sites, who were not taking care of the garbage deposited in their sites. On Tuesday, he inspected Gollapeta, J Ramaraopet, Swami Nagar and …
  • Theatre owners baulk on agreement with state June 28, 2022 7:48 pm KAKINADA: Film exhibitors are reluctant to sign agreements with state government on sale of online tickets, as they have already signed MoUs in this regard with private online portals like BookMyShow, Paytm, Just a Ticket and Easy Ticket, among others. …
  • Man ends life unable to bear harassment from loan app June 28, 2022 8:47 am Unable to bear the harassment being meted out by personnel of a private loan app, one a 26-year-old man , reportedly ended his life at Bhimavaram. A native of Kadiyam in East Godavari district, the victim, was working in a private company at Bhimavaram. …
  • Heavy rains likely in coastal Andhra districts today: Weathermen June 28, 2022 12:43 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:Under the influence of the active southwest monsoon over coastal Andhra Pradesh, heavy rainfall occurred at a few places in Guntur region of Krishna delta in the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Monday. Light to moderate …
  • AP EAPCET 2022 admit card released at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in; details here June 27, 2022 9:10 pm The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has released the hall ticket for the state Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test- 2022 (AP EAPCET 2022) today, June 27. Aspirants can download their hall tickets from the …
  • Kakinada PR College bags first prize in statistics quiz June 27, 2022 8:43 pm Vijayawada (NTR District): The Statistics department in collaboration with National Statistical Office and Field Operations Division here organised nationwide quiz competition at Andhra Loyola College here on Monday, promoting the spirit of nationality on …
  • Amma Vodi scheme a boon to poor children: Collector Shukla June 27, 2022 8:42 pm Kakinada: District Collector Kritika Shukla stated that Amma Vodi scheme is a revolution in the education sector in the State. As many as 1,87,671 students were benefited under the scheme for the period of 2021-22. A total amount of Rs 281.51 crore was …
  • First goods train chugs into Gajwel station June 27, 2022 7:43 pm Hyderabad: The first goods train chugged into the Gajwel station in the Hyderabad division of South Central Railway on Monday. The first rake of 21 BCN wagons, containing fertilisers booked from Kakinada, reached the station; it is placed for unloading at …
  • First freight train with fertilizer runs on Manoharabad-Gajwel section June 27, 2022 1:15 pm The first freight train on the Manoharabad-Gajwel section of South Central Railway’s Hyderabad divison section was operated into the recently commissioned Gajwel railway station in Siddipet district with Finance and Health Minister T Harish Rao along with …
  • Fertiliser Rake Point is gift for Medak district: Harish Rao June 27, 2022 11:57 am Siddipet: Finance Minister T Harish Rao has said that the Rake Point for fertilisers at Gajwel is gift for people of erstwhile Medak since it would help to transport the fertilisers to meet the needs of farmers in time. Addressing the gathering after …
  • Telangana: First goods train chugs into Manoharabad – Gajwel section June 27, 2022 11:57 am Hyderabad: The first train into the recently commissioned Gajwel Railway station was received on Monday. This is also the first freight train to be operated in the Manoharabad – Gajwel section. The Gajwel Station located in Hyderabad Division of South …
  • AP EAMCET hall ticket 2022 releasing today; here’s how to download June 27, 2022 11:54 am The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will release the hall ticket today for the state Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test- 2022 (AP EAPCET-2022). Candidates will be able to download their hall tickets from …
  • AP EAMCET hall ticket 2022 released; download here June 27, 2022 11:53 am The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has released the admit card for the State Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test- 2022 (AP EAPCET-2022) today, June 27. Candidates can download their hall tickets from the …
  • IMD Predicts Moderate Rainfall In Parts Of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana For Next Four Days June 27, 2022 8:10 am Hyderabad: Rains lashed several districts in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Sunday due to the southwest monsoon. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the low-pressure area was between 3.1 km and 5.8 km above sea level. Andhra Pradesh's …
  • AP EAMCET 2022 hall ticket released; here’s how to download June 27, 2022 7:34 am AP EAMCET admit card 2022: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUK), Kakinada, has released the AP EAMCET 2022 hall ticket on the official website — sche.ap.gov.in. AP EAMCET 2022 will be held from July 4 to July 8, 2022. On the exam day, …
  • Vijayawada Customs department seizes Rs 5.80 crore gold, Rs 14 lakh silver smuggled from Chennai June 27, 2022 5:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Officials of the Customs Department arrested five people, and seized gold and silver worth Rs 5.80 crore and Rs 14.16 lakh, respectively while being smuggled from Chennai to Andhra Pradesh. On a tip-off, the officials of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Fresh pugmarks of tiger found in Rowthulapudi Mandal June 27, 2022 4:42 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Pug marks of the tiger, which is on the prowl, were found near a banana plantation at Lachireddy Palem in Rowthulapudi Mandal on Sunday. Two days ago, the tiger hunted a cow in the Narsipatnam division.  Analysing the …
  • Gold, silver worth crores seized from Chennai-based smuggling racket in Vijayawada's largest raid June 26, 2022 7:03 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In one of the biggest raids, Customs department officials have seized Rs 5.80 crore worth of gold and Rs 14.16 lakh silver being smuggled from Chennai to various places in Andhra Pradesh. On specific information about …
  • PM Narendra Modi to visit Bhimavaram on July 4 June 26, 2022 6:44 pm KAKINADA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bhimavaram in West Godavari district on July 4 to participate in Alluri Seetharama Raju’s 125th Birth Anniversary celebrations. On the day, he will also unveil a 30-feet statue of Alluri at S.R. Nagar in …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Customs officials seize 10.77 kg gold, 24 kg silver June 26, 2022 3:50 pm Three vehicles seized, five arrested in raids conducted in Vijayawada and Rajahmundry Three vehicles seized, five arrested in raids conducted in Vijayawada and Rajahmundry Officials of the Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), in the raids conducted in the …
  • JNTUK suspends 11 students for ragging junior June 26, 2022 1:10 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The vice-chancellor of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) in Kakinada suspended 11 students for 15 days from class work and for two weeks from the University hostel, after a complaint of ragging was …
  • Kakinada : 11 engg students suspended from hostel for 2 months June 25, 2022 11:50 pm Kakinada : The menace of ragging continues unabated in professional colleges and universities in Andhra Pradesh. In a latest incident, 11 students of Jawaharlal Nehru University-Kakinada (JNTUK) were suspended for their involvement in the ragging of a …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 11 Students Suspended For 'Ragging' Junior In JNTU Engineering College June 25, 2022 12:49 pm New Delhi: As many as 11 students were suspended for allegedly ragging a junior in an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada. According to reports, the incident took place in JNTU Engineering College where the accused students have been suspended …
  • Gemini Edibles To Set Up New Palm Oil Manufacturing Unit In Telangana June 25, 2022 9:54 am Gemini edibles and Fats firm to set up new palm oil manufacturing unit in Telangana Gemini Edibles & Fats India is set to ramp up its production capacity with a new integrated processing facility in Telangana. The proposed facility will be developed at …
  • Covid Updates: India Logs 15,940 New Cases in a Day; 7 NCC Cadets Test +ve at Andhra School Camp June 25, 2022 7:54 am India reported 15,940 fresh coronavirus cases and 20 fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to Union Health Ministry data. The active caseload is at 91,779 and the daily positivity rate is 4.39 percent. As states register a spike in Covid-19 cases, the …
  • 4 years on, panel fines South Central Railway Rs 5,000 for faulty AC, agony on train June 25, 2022 4:08 am Image used for representational purpose only. HYDERABAD: Four years after an agonising train ride, a railway passenger was awarded Rs 5,000 compensation for faulty air-conditioning by the Kakinada consumer commission which also asked the South Central …
  • Freedom emerges as leader in sunflower oil sales June 24, 2022 8:51 pm Hyderabad: Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil, the flagship brand of city-based Gemini Edibles and Fats India Ltd (GEF India) has been ranked the No.1 brand by volume sales in the sunflower oil segment in India, according to Nielsen IQ data on Refined Oil Cons …
  • Asia to lead global PVC capacity additions June 24, 2022 4:09 pm Asia is likely to lead global polyvinyl chloride (PVC) capacity additions with a capacity of 6.35 million tpy by 2026. In Asia, China accounts for 51% of the region’s capacity additions and is expected to lead global PVC capacity additions in the region, …
  • Freedom refined sunflower oil is the No.1 Brand in India in sunflowe June 24, 2022 2:06 pm ANI | Updated: Jun 24, 2022 18:22 IST Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 24 (ANI/PRNewswire): Freedom Refined Sunflower Oil, the flagship brand of Gemini Edibles and Fats India Ltd (GEF India), has been ranked the No.1* brand by volume sales in the …
  • Gemini Edibles and Fats to set up edible oil manufacturing unit with Rs 500 cr in Telangana June 24, 2022 10:53 am Hyderabad: Riding on Telangana Government’s push to alternate crops like palm and oil seeds, Hyderabad-based Gemini Edibles and Fats India has decided to set up an integrated edible oil manufacturing plant in Telangana with Rs 500 crore in about 50 acre. …
  • Kakinada : Management announces closure of Ideal Junior College June 23, 2022 10:39 pm Kakinada : Ideal Junior College correspondent P Chiranjeevini Kumari said that it became inevitable for the college authorities to close the college owing to the stopping of the grant by the government. She announced that they are closing the college from …
  • PM wants 8 infra projects expedited June 23, 2022 5:42 pm Time/Cost Overrun - Delays in acquiring land - Getting forest and environmental clearances - Inadequate infra support and linkages - Delays in the finalization of detailed engineering - Tying up of project financing, in tendering, ordering and …
  • FreshToHome announces Rs 1,000 crore investment in Telangana June 23, 2022 1:20 pm Hyderabad: FreshToHome, an e-commerce company on Thursday announced fresh investments in a phased outlay of up to Rs 1,000 crore in Telangana. On the occassion, Shan Kadavil, Co-Founder, FreshToHome, said, “Telangana is one of the fastest-growing states in …
  • Tallarevu : `40,000 worth NDPL destroyed June 22, 2022 6:11 am Tallarevu : (Kakinada District) Kakinada police and SEB officials under the supervision of Admin SP P Srinivas destroyed non-duty paid liquor (NDPL) worth about Rs 40,000 at Tallarevu in the district on Tuesday. Speaking to the media, ASP Srinivas said …
  • Kakinada : 'Practise yoga regularly to stay fit' June 22, 2022 2:12 am Kakinada : Kakinada MP Vanga Geetha advised people to make yoga a part of their life and to practise it every day to keep healthy, both physically and mentally. District Ayush department conducted the International Yoga day celebrations at RMC College here …
  • Yoga ancient science: DRM Shivendra Mohan June 21, 2022 10:03 pm Vijayawada : (NTR District) South Central Railway Vijayawada Divisional Railway Manager Shivendra Mohan said that Yoga is an ancient science and immensely benefits the health of the individuals if practised daily. Speaking at a programme on the …
  • Kakinada : Heavy rains leave many areas waterlogged June 21, 2022 10:03 pm Kakinada : Heavy rains lashed Kakinada district on Tuesday and there was no respite till afternoon. In Kakinada, several areas including cinema road, Jagannaickpur, Pasterpet, Yetimoga, Madhuranagar were inundated. At several places, rain and drainage …
  • Asia to Lead in Terms of New Build and Expansion LNG Regasification Capacity Growth | Globaldata Plc June 21, 2022 4:15 pm LONDON, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globally, 26 new LNG regasification terminals were announced, eight terminals were stalled, and four terminals were canceled since May 2021. Asian continues to lead globally among the regions, in terms of new build …
  • Minister Niranjan Reddy distributes 17 vehicles to Dalit Bandhu... June 20, 2022 9:31 pm Nagarkurnool: Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy on Monday distributed 17 vehicles worth Rs.1.7 crore to the Dalit Bandhu beneficiaries at Kalwakurthi government college grounds in the presence of local MLA Jaipal Yadav, MP Ramulu and MLC K Narayan …
  • TMS failure hits online services of 175 temples across State May 30, 2022 11:21 pm Kakinada: Due to the failure of Temple Management System (TMS) in the State, online services of about 175 temples have been suspended. Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy temple in Annavaram, Talupulamma Lova temple in Tuni, Maridamma temple in …
  • None can replace NTR, says Chandrababu after paying tributes May 28, 2022 9:06 am Ongole: The Telugu Desam Party president Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday stated that though many were born in this materialistic world, it is NT Ramarao who was unique and irreplaceable. He said that NTR has achieved the things that no one can achieve …
  • AP doctor found dead in lodge  May 26, 2022 2:40 pm A young doctor hailing from Peddapuram town in Andhra Pradesh was found dead in a lodge room in Afzalgunj police limits on Thursday. Police said the lodge staff grew suspicious after he did not respond to calls, and when the door was forced open, he was …
  • Doctor found dead at lodge in Hyderabad May 26, 2022 11:18 am Hyderabad: A doctor was found dead under suspicious circumstances at a lodge at Afzalgunj in the city on Thursday. K Anil Kumar (31) of Peddapuram in East Godavari completed his MBBS from Mamatha Medical College in Khammam. He came to the city four days …
  • Impending threat of cyclone to Kakinada May 9, 2022 9:36 pm Kakinada: In view of the impending threat of Asani cyclone, Kakinada district administration has sounded alert and gearing up the officials ready to face any threat from the cyclone. The sea was very rough and turbulent at Uppada-Kakinada beach and the …
  • 'Mana Peddapuram' group in Andhra Pradesh on a mission to help poor and destitute April 10, 2022 1:32 am Express News Service KAKINADA: What began as a Facebook collective with eight members eight years ago to serve the needy, has now become a full-fledged team of 150 volunteers. The group has been providing food and essentials to the poor in their …
  • Kakinada district a major gainer in reorganisation of districts April 5, 2022 3:49 am KAKINADA: Newly formed district of Kakinada has become a major industrial hub in Andhra Pradesh with two ports – Deep Water and Anchorage, and a new Greenfield commercial area that will come up soon. Adding of Tallarevu mandal to the new district is a …
  • 13 new districts inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh; Full list here April 4, 2022 11:47 am Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy digitally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state here on Monday. The new districts have been carved out from the existing 13 districts, bringing the number of districts in the state to 26.   The …
  • CM Jagan to launch new districts between 9.05am and 9.45am April 4, 2022 6:09 am Vijayawada: All is set for the historical moment when 13 new districts will start functioning in Andhra Pradesh from Monday morning. The final notifications were issued on Sunday, raising the total number of districts in the state to 26. Chief Minister …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • Registrations under land scheme begin in Andhra Pradesh January 19, 2022 3:08 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday inaugurated the registration services for lands under the YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoo Hakku Bhoo Raksha scheme. Under this, land registration services started in 37 villages. The chief minister said, “ …
  • Traditional sport begins without any hurdle: Crores of rupees change hands January 14, 2022 9:04 pm KAKINADA: In spite of the vigorous campaign against cockfights on the occasion of Sankranti carried out by the police in villages, the three-day festival began with a bang on Friday. In some villages in West Godavari district, the people braved the rain …
  • Curtains going up today for massive Sankranti gambling January 14, 2022 2:45 am Kakinada: Whatever the protestations of revenue and police departments for past 20 days, curtains are going up for massive gambling throughout the state coinciding with 2022’s Bhogi on Friday, Sankranti on Saturday and Kanuma on Sunday. Those knowledgeable …
  • Recognition for centenarian academic remains a far cry December 10, 2021 5:30 am Recognition for K. Rajeswari Murthy, the architect of Sri Padmavathi Women’s College (SPW) in Tirupati and who championed the cause of women’s education, remains a far cry till date. Dr. Murthy’s accomplishment as the founder principal of the college that …
  • Aparna Enterprises invests Rs 100 cr to augment manufacturing capacity for VITERO Tiles December 6, 2021 3:54 pm Aparna Enterprises have invested Rs 100 crores to expand the manufacturing capacity of Vitero Tiles at Peddapuram, Andhra Pradesh facility. This expansion aims at helping Aparna Enterprises cater to the increasing demand of floor and wall tiles and target …
  • Aparna Enterprises invests Rs 100 crore in AP unit to augment capacity December 6, 2021 3:00 pm Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based Aparna Enterprises, a building materials company, invested Rs 100 crore into their tile division- Vitero Tiles. The investment is targeted at expanding their manufacturing capacity at Peddapuram facility in Andhra Pradesh. The …
  • Aparna Enterprises invests ₹100 crore to expand Vitero tiles capacity December 6, 2021 1:27 pm Aparna Enterprises Limited, a building material firm from the Aparna Group, has announced an investedment of ₹100 crore into their tile division - Vitero Tiles. “The investment is targeted at expanding the manufacturing capacity of vitero tiles at …
  • Slump in liquor sales due to brewing of illicit liquor in AP October 13, 2021 12:56 am KAKINADA: A substantial eight per cent fall in liquor sales is registered at the several government outlets in East Godavari district now compared to August and September months. While the district has 360 government outlets, nearly 60 of these registered …
  • Four held for carrying ganja in borewell truck October 3, 2021 11:24 pm  East Godavari superintendent of police M. Ravindranath Babu told reporters here on Sunday that Immandi Veera Venkata Ramesh of Tanuku, Ambati Raju of Gantipalli village in Kothapeta mandal, Vipparthi Samuel of Gantipalli village and Gutam Raju Kumar of …
  • YSRCP secures 76% seats in MPTC, sweeps in ZPTC elections in East Godavari September 21, 2021 4:19 am Result on hold in three segments as termites eat ballot papers and some got wet. The YSCRP registered a sweeping victory with 764 MPTC seats and 58 ZPTC seats in the East Godavari district. In MPTC elections, the YSRCP has secured 76% of seats among the …
  • Ballots damaged by termites and get wet in rain water in AP September 19, 2021 8:04 pm KAKINADA: As the counting for MPTCs and ZPTC elections in Andhra Pradesh was held on Sunday, poll officials at a few centres were surprised to find that the ballots were not kept safely. Some of them were damaged by insects like termites and some ballots …
  • Andhra police raids illegal arrack producers, arrests 32 August 18, 2021 9:24 am The Andhra Pradesh police in east Godavari district carried out a series of raids to check illegal arrack production, leading to the arrest of 32 people. Acting on east Godavari district Superintendent of Police (SP) M. Ravindranath Babu’s orders, police …
  • TD leaders, including Rajappa, Ayyanna arrested July 10, 2021 12:43 am KAKINADA: Tension prevailed in Rowthulapudi of East Godavari district on Friday as senior Telugu Desam leaders, including former ministers, tried to hold a meeting in the village for highlighting illegal mining at Bommidikiladdu and other villages in …
  • Covid-19 hits Ugadi celebrations in Andhra Pradesh April 14, 2021 12:27 am KAKINADA: The traditional Ugadi celebrations remained muted in Godavari districts because of the surging cases of Covid-19 disease. The state government used to celebrate Ugadi as an official festival by arranging Panchanga Sravanam (citation of the Telugu …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Rs. 50 lakh each to two killed in Kakinada blast March 13, 2021 2:29 am KAKINADA: A probe has been ordered into chemical reactor blast at the pharmaceutical company in Autonagar area of Sarpavaram near Kakinada. Two employees died and another four were injured in the blast on Thursday. The Factories Department had previously …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • AP records 62.28% polling in largely peaceful municipal polls March 12, 2021 1:07 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has registered an overall 62.28 per cent polling in elections held for urban local bodies throughout the state on Wednesday. The voting percentage is expected to go up further. Both State Election Commission (SEC) and municipal …
  • Filing of nominations begins peacefully for gram panchyat polls phase-I in AP January 31, 2021 1:30 am Vijayawada: Filing of nominations for Phase I of Gram Panchayat polls began on Friday in a peaceful manner across Andhra Pradesh. No incident was reported from any part of the state, police said. As the nominations for village sarpanch and ward member are …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • Angry AP fishermen storm Divi’s plant over pollution threat December 18, 2020 1:37 am Kakinada: Hundreds of farmers and fishermen, backed by Left parties, damaged an under-construction plant of Divi’s Laboratories Limited at Kothapakala village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. The protesters barged into the plant by …
  • Reach out to rain-hit paddy farmers: Lokesh October 20, 2020 9:52 am TDP national general secretary N. Lokesh on Monday asked the State government to come to the rescue of the farmers by giving them ₹25,000 per acre as compensation for the loss suffered due to inundation of standing paddy crops following the recent rains in …
  • Heavy rain batters Andhra, Telangana, Odisha October 13, 2020 1:18 pm Monday’s deep depression crossed the North Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning with the accompaniment of heavy to very heavy rainfall, and even extremely heavy falls over Coastal Andhra Pradesh while the rainfall was heavy to very over both Telangana and …
  • Three, including 2-year-old, killed as rain batters Andhra Pradesh October 13, 2020 2:44 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Three people died and two were injured in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Kadapa districts as heavy to very heavy rains, under the influence of a depression in the Bay of Bengal, battered the north coastal …
  • Breaches cause huge damage to cotton and paddy crops September 16, 2020 6:38 am Minister promises to discuss with CM the modernisation of Yeleru Irrigation System Agriculture Minister K. Kannababu said that 26 breaches to canals had been reported across the Yeleru Irrigation System (YIS) by Tuesday evening. The breaches were due to …
  • Andhra's East Godavari district COVID-19 count crosses 2,000-mark July 7, 2020 2:53 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: East Godavari district reported 192 coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the count to 2,147.  Of the 192 cases, 81 were reported from Kakinada Urban, 23 from Kakinada Rural, 22 from Peddapuram, 13 from Rajamahendravaram …
  • Andhra Pradesh police file cases against TDP leaders over second marriage of ex-MLA's son June 14, 2020 3:10 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Tuni police have filed cases under SC, ST Atrocities against TDP leaders Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Peddapuram MLA Nimmakayala Chinna Rajappa, Pilli Radhakrishna, third son of former MLA Pilli Anantha Lakshmi, and his parents …
  • Tension prevails at Kakinada mangrove site May 15, 2020 2:27 pm Tension prevailed on the 100-acre Kakinada mangrove cover site as locals gathered there to prevent the fact-finding team of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from inspecting the ongoing ground levelling on the Kakinada coast. A majority of those who thronged …
  • Tea seller, 2 truck drivers test +ve April 29, 2020 3:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two more truck drivers — one from Ramavarrapadu in Vijayawada and another from Gannavaram, and a tea seller  with shops in Auto Nagar and Karmika Nagar — tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, with 13 …
  • Five of a family test positive in East Godavari district April 20, 2020 3:38 am Five persons of a family tested positive for COVID-19 after another member of the family, a 28-year-old woman, was declared positive for the virus on Saturday. The family resides in the Mangalavarampeta area under Rajamahendravaram Municipal Corporation ( …
  • Three women, two girls test positive in East Godavari April 11, 2020 6:37 am Three women and two girls aged 3 years and 10 years respectively have been tested positive for coronavirus in Kathipudi area of Shankaravam mandal in East Godavari district on Friday. Of the postive patients, a 50-year-old woman and the 10-year-old girl …
  • Morning walker dies after lorry hits her, cops suspect low visibility due to fog December 29, 2019 11:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two women were hit by a lorry when they were on their morning walk in Peddapuram Mandal of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.  While one of them died on the spot, her friend suffered severe injuries. The …
  • One washed away, reservoirs full, first flood warning issued in Krishna district October 25, 2019 5:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: One person was washed away in Srikakulam district as rains continued to lash several parts of the State on Thursday. Prakasam Barrage has been receiving heavy inflows and the Krishna district administration issued first …
  • Non-profit group Mana Peddapuram launches ‘Rice for plastic’ drive to save earth, fight hunger October 5, 2019 3:10 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amid nationwide attempts to make India plastic-free, a non-profit group from East Godavari has come up with its ‘rice for plastic’ initiative, to make people give up products made of the synthetic material. The group, known …
  • Streets flooded after water storage tank breaches due to rain in Peddapuram in AP June 24, 2019 3:01 am Category: Andhra Pradesh, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 24, 2019, 7:43 am IST Updated: Jun 24, 2019, 7:43 am IST East Godavari (Andhra Pradesh): After a water storage tank was damaged due to rain here on Sunday, streets, and houses in Peddapuram town …
  • 10 arrested for lynching Dalit in East Godavari village, SC/ST case registered May 31, 2019 6:56 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The police on Thursday arrested 10 persons in connection with lynching of a Dalit in Singampalli village panchayat of East Godavari district on Wednesday. Peddapuram DSP Ch V Rama Rao said the arrested included Kadiyam …
  • YSR Congress leads in 151 Assembly, 24 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh May 23, 2019 9:33 am Of the 18 Assembly segments and 3 Lok Sabha seats in East Godavari district, candidates of the Opposition YSR Congress Party are in the lead in a majority seats from the very beginning of the counting of votes on Thursday morning. By the afternoon, the …
  • Pesticide mixed in tank, watchman averts tragedy April 22, 2019 5:56 am By Express News Service ELURU:  A major tragedy was averted at Kumaradevam village in Kovvur mandal on Sunday with the timely action of a watchman of a water tank. Some unidentified miscreants mixed pesticide in the sump.  The village with a population of …
  • Naidu out to fool people again, says Jagan April 2, 2019 5:12 am YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday alleged that Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu would play every trick in the book in the next ten days to win the elections. Addressing an election meeting at Sringavarapukota of Vizianagaram …
  • Andhra Minister faces public ire during poll campaigning in his constituency April 1, 2019 12:34 am [India], Apr 1 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N Chinarajappa faced an awkward situation when he found himself on the receiving end of public anger in the Peddapuram Assembly constituency here. Angry villagers did not allow Chinarajappa …
  • Pawan Kalyan led JSP releases fourth list of candidates March 19, 2019 5:46 pm [India], Mar 19 (ANI): Actor turned politician, Pawan Kalyan led Jan Sena party on Thursday released the fourth list of candidates for the upcoming General and Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh. The list contains the name of one candidate for the Lok …
  • AP polls: Why TDP chose Mangalagiri for Lokesh? March 16, 2019 9:31 am VIJAYAWADA: It is the lowest victory margin of YSRC in Mangalagiri, which has made chief minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu decide on fielding his son and political heir Nara Lokesh. TDP lost to YSRC by 12 votes in 2014. Naidu, who scouted for …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 March 15, 2019 4:52 am AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates March 14, 2019 7:26 pm AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • Thota Narasimham, P Vara Prasad join YSRCP March 13, 2019 12:13 pm [India], Mar 13 (ANI): Former MP Thota Narasimham joined YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Wednesday, a day after resigning from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).   “We are not getting any response from Chandrababu Naidu as we approached him for tickets.  So I …
  • TDP demands removal of ineligible votes March 7, 2019 6:47 pm [India], Mar 7 (ANI): The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Thursday held a protest demanding the removal of ineligible votes. The TDP leaders from Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district appealed to the tahsildar to remove the ineligible votes. The villagers …
  • ‘Chalo Kathipudi’: Kapu leaders making arrangements January 29, 2019 7:39 am Even as the district police say the proposed ‘Chalo Kathipudi’ public meeting scheduled for January 31 does not have permission, Kapu leaders are making arrangements to make the programme grand success by involving representatives of the caste from all …
  • ‘Women should make better use of govt. schemes‘ January 14, 2019 5:14 pm Minister for Minorities Welfare and NTR Vaidya Seva N.M.D. Farooq on Sunday called upon women to make better use of the financial aid being provided by the government for the benefit of neo-natal mothers. “For those who undergo normal delivery in …
  • Water crisis hits Tellapur, HMDA sits on land plea June 20, 2022 3:10 am Hyderabad: A proposal for a dedicated electrical substation and water tank by residents of Tellapur has been hanging fire for a while as the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) is yet to respond to pleas to allocate land. With over one lakh …
  • Pillion rider killed in accident in Tiruvallur June 19, 2022 11:37 am One pillion rider was killed and another seriously injured in an accident near Eekawarpalayam village on Saturday night. A police official of Pathirivedu station in Tiruvallur district said N. Naresh, 20, a resident of Venpakkam in Ponneri, had gone to his …
  • State yet to allot land for ESI hospitals: Union Minister of Labour and Employment Rameswar Teli June 19, 2022 5:22 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Union Minister of Labour and Employment Rameswar Teli announced on Saturday that a new Cathlab and nuclear medicine lab have been given to ESIC Medical College, Hyderabad, and that two new ESIC hospitals in the State …
  • Allow Telangana govt to take up infra works in BHEL: Medak MP June 18, 2022 8:47 pm Sangareddy: Medak MP Kotha Prabhakar Reddy has asked the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) management to allow the Telangana government to provide all the infrastructure facilities in colonies built for BHEL employees around the BHEL township. As the …
  • Agnipath Scheme Protests: Over 200 Trains Affected. 35 Cancelled, 13 Short-Terminated June 17, 2022 11:10 am New Delhi: As protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s Agnipath recruitment scheme continue in several parts of the country for the third day on Friday, a total of 200 train services have been affected. 35 train services stand …
  • Hyderabad metro, MMTS halted amid violent Agnipath protests June 17, 2022 10:21 am Hyderabad: MMTS and Metro services have been cancelled as a result of violent protests which broke out at Secunderabad Railway station on Friday against the Union government’s Agnipath scheme. Further, all shops around Secunderabad have been shut and a …
  • Agnipath Recruitment Row: Hyderabad Metro, MMTS Trains Cancelled Due to Protest; Check Details June 17, 2022 9:56 am Hyderabad, June 17: Hyderabad Metro Rail and MMTS train services were suspended in Hyderabad following anti-Agnipath violence at Secunderabad railway station on Friday. In view of the tense situation and continued protest at the railway station, Hyderabad …
  • Agnipath’ protest: 1 dead, many injured in Secunderabad, Railways cancel MMTS services June 17, 2022 9:55 am Agitators on Friday vandalised the Secunderabad railway station premises in Hyderabad and set a train ablaze during a protest against the Centre's Agnipath scheme. The protestors vandalised the windows of a train and torched a two-wheeler on tracks and …
  • Agnipath Protests: Hyderabad Metro, MMTS Trains Suspended After Violence June 17, 2022 9:40 am (MENAFN- IANS) Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Hyderabad Metro Rail and MMTS train services were suspended in Hyderabad following anti-Agnipath violence at Secunderabad railway station on Friday. In view of the tense situation and continued protest at the …
  • MMTS trains cancelled in Hyderabad due to protest; details inside June 17, 2022 7:21 am Hyderabad: Due to agitation at Secunderabad Railway Station, the South Central Railway (SCR) has on Friday cancelled MMTS services. Nine services between Hyderabad to Lingampalli, eight services between Lingampalli to Hyderabad, 12 services between …
  • Tribal Girl From Remote Village in Andhra Pradesh Wins Gold in Khelo India Games June 14, 2022 8:48 am A few years ago, Rajitha's parents Maraiah and Bhadramma migrated to Alluri district's Ramachandrapuram village from conflict-hit pockets of Chhattisgarh and began collecting and selling firewood for a living. They struggled to make ends meet, but …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Three of a family drowned in Pothayyapeta beach... June 12, 2022 6:29 am In a tragic incident, three persons were drowned while going for a sea bath at Pothayapeta in NGR Puram panchayat in the Ranasthalam mandal of Srikakulam. According to JR Puram police and local fishermen, Gadam Papayamma and Gadam Krishna, both from …
  • Andhra: Underdog emerges from shadows to win Big at Khelo India June 12, 2022 12:19 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM : Surviving is an everyday struggle for the adivasis who migrated from conflict-ridden pockets of Chhattisgarh to Andhra Pradesh. They don’t possess any government-issued identity proofs and are not included in the …
  • Collector inspects Draksharamam temple, expresses ire over lack... June 11, 2022 9:05 pm Draksharamam (Konaseema district): District Collector Himanshu Shukla made a surprise visit to ancient Draksharamam temple on Saturday and was shocked to notice the untidiness in the temple. He inspected the ancient Pancharama Kshetra, Sri Bheemeswara …
  • Three talented athletes who have triumphed over adversity June 9, 2022 4:42 pm The Andhra trio of K. Rajitha (400m gold), S. Pallavi (64 kg weightlifting gold), and M. Sireesha (400m bronze) that won medals in the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games in Panchkula (Haryana) has defied extreme hardship and financial constraints to make it …
  • Khelo India Youth Games: Meet the daughters of labourers who are champions in the truest sense June 8, 2022 4:40 pm Andhra Pradesh's trio - Rajitha, Pallavi and Sireesha - come from a poor background, but their fierce desire to excel in sports stole hearts at the Khelo India Youth Games. Their parents, who are labourers, have been battling for years to stoke just …
  • Sports News | Daughters of 3 Labourers Win Medals, Steal Hearts at Khelo India Youth Games 2021 June 8, 2022 11:40 am Panchkula (Haryana)[India], June 8 (ANI): Apart from a singular and fierce desire to excel in sports, Andhra Pradesh's early medallists in the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) here - Rajitha, Pallavi and Sireesha have one more thing in common. Each of …
  • Hyderabad: SBI distributes special series coins June 7, 2022 10:19 pm Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched a special series of coins dedicated to Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) during the AKAM Iconic Week celebrations. The special series coins are of Re 1, Rs 2 and Rs 5 denomination having the (AKAM) …
  • AKAM coins available at select SBI branches June 7, 2022 5:13 pm State Bank of India, Hyderabad Circle has started distribution of Special Series of coins dedicated to Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) through select branches. Distribution of the Special Series coins to customers and general public were organised at the …
  • Caste matters in Andhra Pradesh’s Konaseema May 29, 2022 7:53 pm The latest violence is rooted in the unacceptance of Dalit assertion by the dominant castes The latest violence is rooted in the unacceptance of Dalit assertion by the dominant castes Konaseema, which was carved out of the erstwhile East Godavari district, …
  • 3 killed in separate road mishaps May 29, 2022 7:05 pm Hyderabad: In separate road mishaps on Sunday in Hyderabad, at Bahadurpura, a pedestrian died after being hit by a tipper lorry on Sunday morning. Abdul Rashid (45), a resident of Mustafa Nagar was walking on the Mir Alam filter road when a tipper lorry …
  • Amalapuram violence: Dominant castes’ stir led to riots May 27, 2022 12:35 am Express News Service KAKINADA: Preliminary investigation into the Amalapuram violence has revealed that two dominant castes in the district—Kapus and Setti Balijas—came together to oppose the move to rename Konaseema district after Dr BR Ambedkar. The two …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Married woman dies in mysterious circumstances in ... May 22, 2022 10:17 am The incident in which a married woman died under suspicious circumstances at her home came to light on Saturday in Ramachandrapuram. According to police, Sampoorna, 28, of the broom stick community in Balajinagar, was married to Venu, a tea master in the …
  • Rythu Bharosa proved YSRCP pro-farmer: Roja May 16, 2022 11:07 pm Tirupati: Tourism and Cultural Minister R K Roja said 'Rythu Bharosa' is a boon to the farmers in the state. The minister, who attended the district Rythu Bharosa programme held at Rayala Cheruvu in Ramachandrapuram mandal on Monday, said that the …
  • Amalapuram: Fishermen told not to venture into sea May 10, 2022 11:20 pm Amalapuram(Konaseema District): Konaseema district administration is gearing up to face any emergency like situation in the wake of Asani cyclone threat. The impact of the cyclone is being felt at Konaseema coast with the sea turning very rough at …
  • ₹ 80-lakh cyber fraud detected in Amalapuram postal circle May 10, 2022 7:57 pm KAKINADA: Cyber fraudsters have breached the Indian Postal Payment Digital System (IPPDS) and diverted ₹ 80 lakh from individual accounts in Amalapuram postal circle of Konaseema district to their individual accounts. Amalapuram police have received an …
  • Hyderabad MMTS: Good news for passengers, ticket prices reduced by 50 percent from today May 5, 2022 7:50 am Good news for Hyderabad MMTS travellers! The first class ticket prices for Hyderabad MMTS (Multi-Modal Transport System) has been reduced by 50 per cent from today (May 5). This discount is applicable for first class single journey passengers only, as …
  • Liquor, beer sales shoot up in Godavari region May 4, 2022 9:43 pm Rajamahendravaram: The varying temperatures of summer season have boosted up the sales of beer andliquor in the three new districts of Godavari region. Naturally, the revenue for the government has also shot up in the newly carved out districts. Excise …
  • Police announce traffic curbs in Tirupati in view of CM YS Jagan... May 4, 2022 7:16 pm Tirupati: In view of the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's visit to Tirupati on Thursday, police have made several traffic diversions in the city. According to traffic DSP K Vijaya Sekhar and CI K Ramasubbaiah, the RTC buses and other heavy …
  • Hyderabadis enjoy the pleasant weather in the city April 23, 2022 4:21 pm Hyderabad: Offering relief from sweltering heat, a pleasant weather with breeze prevailed in Hyderabad on Saturday. For last few days, the weather conditions in the city have remained unpredictable with occasional drizzle in some parts but the mercury at …
  • Thunderstorm hits Hyderabad, flights diverted April 21, 2022 3:36 pm Flights coming to Hyderabad from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Visakhapatnam were diverted to other cities as a thunderstorm hit the city and suburbs on Thursday evening. Parts of Hyderabad and surrounding districts experienced light to moderate rains …
  • MMTS is easy on the pocket, fast on the track April 19, 2022 5:48 am Railways offers cheaper and eco-friendly public transport to suburbs, offers to extend reach if the State government relents on MMTS Phase II Railways offers cheaper and eco-friendly public transport to suburbs, offers to extend reach if the State …
  • Five AP ministers assume charge at auspicious mahurats April 19, 2022 4:47 am Vijayawada: Five ministers who assumed charge in their respective chambers amidst chanting of vedas by the priests at the AP Secretariat here on Monday expressed their gratitude to Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy for giving them an opportunity to …
  • Mahabubabad Collector directs officials to expedite construction of 2BHK houses April 12, 2022 11:47 am Mahabubabad: District Collector K Shashanka directed the concerned authorities to expedite and complete the work on the double bedroom houses at Ramachandrapuram locality here on Tuesday. Inspecting the construction works along with the Additional …
  • Jagan Cabinet 2.0 - Profiles of 25 Ministers April 12, 2022 5:39 am Vijayawada: Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy: Keeping his promise of reshuffling the Cabinet, CM Jagan established Cabinet 2.0 with a combination of old and new ministers. The CM gave top priority to BC, SC, ST and minority in the Cabinet 2.0 by offering …
  • AP Cabinet Ministers List 2022: AP CM likely to reshuffle cabinet, 19 Cabinet Ministers to be dropped April 7, 2022 4:05 pm AP Cabinet Reshuffle 2022: The new AP Cabinet Ministers are likely to be sworn in on April 9, only four among the incumbent AP Cabinet Ministers are likely to be retained.  AP Cabinet Ministers List 2022: The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan …
  • 13 new districts inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh; Full list here April 4, 2022 11:47 am Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy digitally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state here on Monday. The new districts have been carved out from the existing 13 districts, bringing the number of districts in the state to 26.   The …
  • CM Jagan to launch new districts between 9.05am and 9.45am April 4, 2022 6:09 am Vijayawada: All is set for the historical moment when 13 new districts will start functioning in Andhra Pradesh from Monday morning. The final notifications were issued on Sunday, raising the total number of districts in the state to 26. Chief Minister …
  • Row over evangelical meet near Ramalayam April 2, 2022 6:57 am KAKINADA: A viral report on social media about a Suvartha Kutami, an evangelical congregation near Lord Srirama Temple at K. Gangavaram village under Pamarru police station limits of East Godavari district, has turned into a controversy. The report and …
  • GHMC invites applications from advocates as Standing Councels March 26, 2022 6:33 pm Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has invited applications from advocates as Standing Counsels to the GHMC in District/ Trial courts. While eight advocates will be appointed in trial courts of Ranga Reddy District, one …
  • Youth dies by suicide after ‘police torture’, CI suspended March 10, 2022 12:58 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: In yet another instance of alleged police highhandedness, a youth died by suicide after he was allegedly beaten by the Circle Inspector of Mandapeta police station in East Godavari district. Following protests by the …
  • KLU takes up Swachh drive in villages March 4, 2022 4:26 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: KL-Deemed-to-be University has been nationally acclaimed for its efficient Swachh Bharat drive taken up by its NSS (National Service Scheme) Cell. In their latest program, 12 villages housing over 7,000 villagers were …
  • Russia-Ukraine war: Parents worried as Telangana students stranded at airport, other places February 25, 2022 2:40 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: Telangana students, who were hoping to fly back to India, were stranded at Boryspil International Airport near Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine, on Thursday after the Air India flight returned midway following a notice …
  • 15th Commission suggested Telangana Basthi Dhwakhanas across India: Harish February 19, 2022 12:18 pm Sangareddy: Finance and Health Minister T Harish Rao said that the Centre Government’s 15th finance commission has suggested the rest of the states in India replicate the Basthi Dhawakhanas model in their respective urban areas by drawing inspiration from …
  • How Hyderabad got ICRISAT February 6, 2022 3:16 am Rain in the city before the study team’s visit proved to be a clincher to locate the research facility It was one of the first battles between Bangalore and Hyderabad that the city won without Twitter diplomacy. In early 1971, the international Feasibility …
  • In new avatar, Kakinada district is a big gainer January 31, 2022 5:55 am KAKINADA: The East and West Godavari districts are proposed to be divided into five districts -- Kakinada, Amalapuram (Konaseema), Rajamahendravaram, Bhimavaram and Eluru. Three out of the five districts -- Kakinada, Amalapuram and Bhimavaram -- have …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • Srikakulam: Ramachandrapuram Sarpanch shot at, escaped unhurt January 19, 2022 12:55 pm Published: Published Date - 06:25 PM, Wed - 19 January 22 Srikakulam: Miscreants shot at the Ramachandrapuram Sarpanch Venkataramanamurthy at his office here on Wedsnesday. Luckily, the sarpanch escaped unhurt as they were off the mark and the bullets …
  • Registrations under land scheme begin in Andhra Pradesh January 19, 2022 3:08 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday inaugurated the registration services for lands under the YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoo Hakku Bhoo Raksha scheme. Under this, land registration services started in 37 villages. The chief minister said, “ …
  • Traditional sport begins without any hurdle: Crores of rupees change hands January 14, 2022 9:04 pm KAKINADA: In spite of the vigorous campaign against cockfights on the occasion of Sankranti carried out by the police in villages, the three-day festival began with a bang on Friday. In some villages in West Godavari district, the people braved the rain …
  • Mother-in-law in ‘honour’ killing case granted bail January 10, 2022 11:23 pm By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Justice Kanneganti Lalitha granted conditional bail to Donthireddy Archana, one of the accused persons in the suspected case of honour killing of a 28-year-old man. Chinta Yoga Hemanth Kumar, who had married 23-year-old …
  • YSRCP celebrates 3 yrs of YS Jagan's Praja Sankalpa Yatra January 9, 2022 6:23 pm Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 9 (ANI): The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) workers on Sunday celebrated three years of Praja Sankalpa Yatra across the State by recalling all those moments and promises made by Chief Minister YS …
  • Churches host mid-night mass, with Covid precautions December 24, 2021 11:11 pm Hyderabad: Churches across the city held special prayers amid the Covid-19 pandemic on Christmas Eve, with many hosting the mid-night mass after a gap of a year. Last year, city churches had called-off mid-night mass due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, …
  • Winter turns harsh in Telangana December 20, 2021 5:09 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: In wake of the north easterlies prevailing over the State, the nights have turned harsh while the mornings are chilly as winter intensifies its grip over Telangana. Many parts of the State, particularly north Telangana, …
  • EG district turns hub of tea powder adulteration December 20, 2021 4:23 am Express News Service KAKINADA: East Godavari district has become a hub of tea powder adulteration of late. Several units manufacturing adulterated tea powder have come up across the district. Tea powder is adulterated with powder of tamarind seeds, cashew …
  • Couple ends life with two kids in Telangana's Sangareddy district December 4, 2021 6:52 am By Express News Service SANGAREDDY: Financial crisis and family disputes drove a couple to take the lives of their two children and end theirs as well at MIG colony under RC Puram mandal in Sangareddy.  According to Ramachandrapuram Circle Inspector P …
  • Four members of a family, including two children, died by suicide December 4, 2021 2:58 am Hyderabad: Four members of a family, including two children, died by suicide at two different places in Hyderabad and Sangareddy on Friday. While the husband died by hanging himself to the ceiling at his rented house at BHEL, the wife, who was at her …
  • Central teams visit flood-hit villages in Kadapa, Chittoor November 28, 2021 5:27 am Forced to take shelter on rooftops, say residents; Principal Secy. meets delegation in Tirupati The Inter-Ministerial Central Team had inspected the core belt of the rain-devastated areas in Kadapa district on Saturday, the second day of their visit, which …
  • Overflowing tank maroons three villages, floods recede in Nellore November 24, 2021 5:21 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: The heavy inflows into the 500-year-old Rayalacheruvu in Ramachandrapuram mandal of Chittoor district, which was on a brink of breaching at one stage forcing authorities to evacuate people in 18 villages, has inundated a …
  • Tirupati bears brunt of floods, some places cut off November 21, 2021 9:50 am Tirupati: People living in Tirupati and its suburbs, especially in a few villages along the Swarnamukhi river are in distress. The deluge continued to inundate several low-lying areas flooding thousands of houses and damaging properties. Damaged roads have …
  • Rains subside, several rescued in Nellore, Chittoor districts November 13, 2021 7:38 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI / TIRUMALA / NELLORE / KADAPA: Heavy rains that lashed several parts of Nellore and Chittoor districts, have subsided much to the relief of people. Swarnamukhi and other waterbodies are in spate following huge …
  • Four years of Jagan Mohan Reddy's Praja Sankalpa Yatra November 6, 2021 6:14 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Nov 6 (IANS) It was on November 6, 2017 that the then leader of opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly and present Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy began the historic Praja Sankalpa Yatra which changed the polity of the state …
  • Mangalagiri, Tadepalli to get 75 MLD water plants at Rs 198 cr November 6, 2021 3:25 am By Express News Service GUNTUR: After the formation of Mangalagiri-Tadepalli Municipal Corporation in March 2021, the officials have focused on providing sufficient drinking water to the people.With the financial assistance of the Asian Infrastructure …
  • Hazy mornings and chilly nights in Telangana October 25, 2021 2:44 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Winter is round the corner — breezy conditions prevail across the State and the temperature has come down during the nights. The minimum temperatures that hovered around 20 degree Celsius a few days ago have now come down …
  • Slump in liquor sales due to brewing of illicit liquor in AP October 13, 2021 12:56 am KAKINADA: A substantial eight per cent fall in liquor sales is registered at the several government outlets in East Godavari district now compared to August and September months. While the district has 360 government outlets, nearly 60 of these registered …
  • Tree blocking the Open Nala creating the blockage October 8, 2021 12:42 am It has been more than a week since a tree got stuck in the open Nala beside our house in kanukunta, Ramachandrapuram. Despite our efforts complaining the authorities, as usually, none of the authorities showed up to clear the blockage.
  • 65 red sanders logs seized, 15 held October 1, 2021 4:26 am KADAPA: In a major police operation in three places in the district and in one by forest officials, 65 red sandalwood logs were seized on Thursday and 15 persons were arrested for their involvement. Superintendent of Police Karur Karunapati Nagendra Kumar …
  • Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari takes over as new IAF chief October 1, 2021 2:07 am He succeeded Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria who retired earlier in the day New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari, a fighter pilot, took command of the Indian Air Force as its 27th chief at a ceremony at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan). He …
  • Flipkart Wholesale helps 600 brands from small cities expand across India September 13, 2021 12:01 pm Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of e-commerce giant, said it is playing a key role in the success of many local and small brands by taking them to markets across the country. It is helping bridge the gap between them and Kiranas and …
  • As monsoon builds up, dry August takes damp turn in Telangana September 1, 2021 2:45 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: With the Southwest monsoon active over Telangana, the State has been receiving heavy rainfall over the past few days, thereby making August record a normal rainfall this season.Many districts that had initially …
  • Andhra police raids illegal arrack producers, arrests 32 August 18, 2021 9:24 am The Andhra Pradesh police in east Godavari district carried out a series of raids to check illegal arrack production, leading to the arrest of 32 people. Acting on east Godavari district Superintendent of Police (SP) M. Ravindranath Babu’s orders, police …
  • Only 100 kilometres of sewer lines laid in 20 years in Hyderabad August 17, 2021 2:31 am HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) has developed a mere 100 kilometres of sewerage network over a span of 20 years. Of the city’s sewerage lines spread over six zones, only two have the complete network in …
  • Covid drove demand for 3 BHKs in Hyderabad August 16, 2021 3:04 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Several top realtors from Hyderabad said they have been witnessing an increased preference for 3BHKs over 2BHKs since the onset of Covid-19. They said buyers now want separate rooms while they work from homes, and need …
  • Ancient Nandi idol stolen from Bikkavolu temple in Andhra Pradesh August 11, 2021 9:18 am Published: Published Date - 02:48 PM, Wed - 11 August 21 Bikkavolu: A 9th century Nandi idol from the Sri Golingeswara Swamy temple has been stolen by unidentified miscreants at Bikkavolu village in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district. “Two days back, …
  • Agency villages in Andhra's twin Godavari districts cut off  July 25, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA:  With heavy inflows into the Godavari, Agency areas in East and West Godavari districts have been completely cut off from the rest of the world. Flood level in the river at Polavaram cofferdam is …
  • Constant drizzle drenches city July 22, 2021 6:53 am Overcast sky and dim weather with steady drizzle marked the whole of Wednesday in the city of Hyderabad. Though the rain was not heavy at any point of time, it sprinkled continuously across the city since early morning, with no sight of the sun. It being a …
  • Rains in Telangana likely to subside from July 15: IMD July 15, 2021 5:30 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  The southwest monsoon was vigorous over Telangana during the 24 hours between 8.30 am on Tuesday and 8.30 am on Wednesday, with most parts of the State recording widespread rains. Telangana recorded 22.3 mm rainfall in …
  • Heavy rains pound Hyderabad July 14, 2021 4:46 am Heavy rains continued to batter the city on Tuesday, though the intensity and duration have come down compared to Monday night when it poured five centimetres maximum at a few locations. Drizzle and misty weather continued since morning, only to intensify …
  • Telangana government employee is helping poor and underprivileged from childhood July 11, 2021 5:24 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: Though we always say "be the change you want to see in the world", people seldom live by this principle. It’s easier said than done, no doubt. However, by taking it one step at a time, we can actually bring changes …
  • Duo involved in 19 chain snatchings arrested in Andhra June 26, 2021 11:30 am Andhra Pradesh police, early on Saturday morning, swooped in on a notorious chain snatching duo at Amalapuram in East Godavari district and arrested them. The arrested duo — Ethakota Srinu Babu (39) and Mallavarapu Durga Prasad (36), are responsible for as …
  • Paisabazaar rolls out its neo-lending strategy June 22, 2021 10:56 am Gurugram (Haryana) [India], June 22 (ANI/NewsVoir):A key part of Paisabazaar's long-term growth strategy is building neo-lending products with partners, to meet specific consumer need gaps. These innovative products would drive inclusiveness, by …
  • Hyderabad: Engineers, MSW graduate held for selling cars taken on hire June 14, 2021 5:52 pm Hyderabad Police on Monday arrested six people, including a 34-year-old MTech graduate, for allegedly selling cars which were taken on rental basis. There are two BTech graduates and a master's degree holder in social work (MSW) among the arrested. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Dead bodies of 2 kids, woman found floating in tank in Chittoor May 25, 2021 7:22 am Image Source : PTI Andhra Pradesh: Dead bodies of 2 kids, woman found floating in tank in Chittoor Authorities initiated an investigation after three dead bodies, including a woman and two children, were found floating in a water tank in Andhra Pradesh…
  • Beds shortage persists; patients' plight worsen in AP May 16, 2021 5:53 am KAKINADA: Covid-19 patients are in a pathetic condition as they are unable to get treatment either in government or private hospitals due to shortage of beds with oxygen supply. After making frantic calls and doing the rounds, patients are landing at …
  • 9 held for selling plot with forged documents in Hyderabad May 13, 2021 6:56 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Cyberabad Police on Wednesday arrested nine persons, while one got bail and three others are absconding, for allegedly being involved in selling plots owned by other people by creating …
  • Covid-19 | 20 persons among every 100 testing positive in East Godavari April 25, 2021 1:40 pm East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy on Sunday claimed that at least 20% of people undergoing COVID-19 tests in the district were returning positive results. Speaking to newsmen after inspecting the District Hospital in Rajamahendravaram, Mr. …
  • Perni Venkataramaiah inaugurates bus depot in Hyderabad March 29, 2021 11:57 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah, along with APSRTC Vice-Chairman and Managing Director RP Thakur, inaugurated the Ramachandrapuram bus depot near BHEL Hyderabad on Sunday. The new facility was developed in 2.25 …
  • MMTS Phase II project faces an uncertain future March 22, 2021 11:50 am Hope floated for the next phase of metro rail construction, but for patrons of MMTS, hopes of the second phase reaching fruition at least this year are dashed. The government has not provided a single penny to the joint venture suburban rail project in …
  • Near clean sweep by YSRCP in municipal polls March 15, 2021 6:08 pm Close to two years after coming to power, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) handed yet another crushing defeat to the TDP and the BJP-Jana Sena Party alliance by winning all 11 municipal corporations and 69 out of 71 municipalities/nagar panchayats that …
  • Andhra ULB polls: BJP, Jana Sena fail to make a mark March 15, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The BJP-Jana Sena alliance, which has been aiming to grow in Andhra Pradesh, drew a blank in most of the municipalities and two of the three municipal corporations. Although Jana Sena emerged a better performer between …
  • Andhra Pradesh records 64.34 percent polling in civic elections March 12, 2021 1:07 am Vijayawada: Voting percentage in urban local body polls in the state has gone up to 64.34 from the previously assessed 62.28 per cent in Andhra Pradesh, it was announced on Thursday. The state election commission and municipal administrations announced …
  • AP records 62.28% polling in largely peaceful municipal polls March 12, 2021 1:07 am VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh has registered an overall 62.28 per cent polling in elections held for urban local bodies throughout the state on Wednesday. The voting percentage is expected to go up further. Both State Election Commission (SEC) and municipal …
  • AP Phase 2 gram panchayat polls to be held today February 13, 2021 1:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The second phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on Saturday to elect 2,786 sarpanches and 20,817 ward members. There are 7,507 sarpanch candidates and 44,876 ward members in fray, as 539 sarpanches and 12,604 ward …
  • Chittoor's version of Jallikattu goes unchecked January 16, 2021 2:07 am TIRUPATI: Despite a ban, Chittoor district witnessed the traditional bull-taming sport, a mild version of Tamil Nadu’s Jallikattu, with thousands of people including politicos urging the bull-tamers on in many villages this time too, on Friday. The ban …
  • ESI doctor kills self due to family issues January 8, 2021 6:02 pm By Express News Service SANGAREDDY: In a shocking incident, a doctor allegedly killed himself by consuming pesticide, at his residence in Vidya Nagar, Sangareddy town, on Thursday.The deceased person has been identified as Dr Amar Babu, 35, a renowned …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • Churches tweak plans in shadow of pandemic December 19, 2020 12:07 am St Joseph’s Cathedral, Abids, is spruced up ahead of Christmas celebrationsHyderabad: Sunday marks the beginning of Christmas celebrations in many churches across the city, albeit subdued with restrictions on carol singing, mid-night mass and community …
  • Winter not chilly in Hyderabad this year December 18, 2020 1:28 am Hyderabad: It is past the middle of December, but the wintry cold continues to elude the city. Instead, city witnessed a 2º Celsius increase in the minimum temperature on Thursday, going up to 17.3ºC. The normal minimum for this time of the 15.3ºC. An …
  • Ramachandrapuram murders: Attempts made to kill children earlier also April 18, 2019 4:01 am The accused mason, Devaraya Kumar, was just waiting for an opportunity to kill his children. Investigators found that Kumar had planned and attempted to kill the three earlier also. “On April 11, he tried to kill his two daughters and son by hanging them …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Devipatnam tahsildar sent to judicial remand in R&R fraud case   June 24, 2022 6:22 pm Devipatnam tahsildar M. Veerraju was sent to judicial custody on Friday in connection with the case pertaining to ₹2.24-crore fraud allegedly committed in the disbursement of the Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R&R) package to the tribal people …
  • Rampachodavaram : MP G Madhavi, MLA N Dhanalakshmi request forest ... June 21, 2022 10:04 pm Rampachodavaram : (ASR District) Araku MP G Madhav and Rampachodavaram MLA N Dhanalakshmi said some roads in Rampachodavaram constituency were sanctioned, but construction works stopped due to lack of forest clearance. They met Alluri Sitharama Raju …
  • 4 killed in road accident in Alluri district June 13, 2022 8:02 am Rampachodavaram: Four persons were killed when a private travel bus overturned near Edugurallapalli in Chinturu Mandal of Alluri Sitarama Raju district. The dead included two children. about Forty people were seriously injured and rushed to hospital, …
  • Newborn male baby found abandoned, rescued by Anganwadi staff June 11, 2022 9:06 pm Rampachodavaram (ASR district): A newborn male baby was found abandoned in the forest area near the Bandirevu village of Yetapaka mandal on Saturday. The baby escaped unharmed as government personnel responded on time. According to Child Development …
  • Govt keen to extend welfare schemes to all tribals says Collector ... June 7, 2022 6:44 pm Rampachodavaram (Alluri Sitharama Raju District): Alluri Sitharama Raju District Collector Sumit Kumar said steps would be taken to extend welfare schemes to all eligible tribals. On Tuesday, he held a videoconference with MPDOs and village secretaries in …
  • Andhra Pradesh: attempts being made to water down agitations in driver’s murder case, alleges Bandaru May 23, 2022 12:57 pm Former Minister and senior leader of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Bandaru Satyanarayana Murthy has alleged that attempts are being made to water down the agitation of Dalit sanghams, under the direction of Adviser to the State government Sajjala Ramakrishna …
  • YSRC MLC Ananta Udaya Bhaskar delivers ex-driver’s body home, kin cry foul May 20, 2022 11:33 pm By Express News Service KADAPA: YSRC MLC Ananta Udaya Bhaskar delivered the body of his former driver in a car to the residence of the latter’s parents at Ramaraopeta, saying he was killed in an accident. The driver’s family alleged that he was murdered. …
  • Dead body in YSR Congress MLC Anantha Udaya Bhasakar’s car creates flutter May 20, 2022 8:17 am The deceased was the MLC’s driver, police yet to get any clue on the suspicious death The deceased was the MLC’s driver, police yet to get any clue on the suspicious death The presence of a dead body in YSR Congress Party MLC Anantha Satya Udaya Bhaskar’s …
  • 15 top police officials transferred in AP; Ramakrishna posted as ACB DIG May 18, 2022 12:20 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government transferred 15 IPS officers on Tuesday. Among them were PHD Ramakrishna as DIG of ACB and Gopinath Jatti as Greyhounds DIG. Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma issued the GO to this effect. Senior IPS officer Ramakrishna …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 15 IPS officers transferred May 17, 2022 8:52 pm Vijayawada: The State government has transferred 15 IPS officers on Tuesday. Chief Secretary Dr Sameer Sharma has issued orders to this effect. Senior IPS officer PHD Ramakrishna is posted as DIG, ACB in the existing vacancy. He was also given full …
  • Rampachodavaram: Beedi leaf collection commences in Chinturu... May 17, 2022 8:52 pm Rampachodavaram (Alluri Sitharama Raju District): Beedi leaf collection started on May 4 this season in three units - Nellipaka, Madhavaraopet and ED Palli areas of Chinturu division. The collection is in progress. Beedi or tendu leaf collection is one of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 15 IPS officers transferred in the state May 17, 2022 1:47 pm In the latest reshuffle of IPS officers in Andhra Pradesh, as many as 15 officers have been transferred on Tuesday. The government released a GO in the name of Chief Secretary of the Government Sameer Sharma to this extent. LKV Ranga Rao, SV Rajasekhara …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s Alluri Sitharamaraju district, a region with too many issues May 8, 2022 8:14 pm Several questions have arisen about the need to create the district of Alluri Sitharamaraju Several questions have arisen about the need to create the district of Alluri Sitharamaraju On April 24, around midnight, the Konta Area Committee of the banned CPI …
  • Weather update: Thunderstorms likely in four districts of Andhra... May 4, 2022 6:06 am The Disaster Management Agency has issued a rain alert for four districts Alluri Sitaramaraju, Annamaiah, East Godavari, and Kakinada districts of Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, the people of the Palanadu district were alerted to be vigilant. It has predicted …
  • Confronting climate change, collectively April 22, 2022 3:34 am Express News Service Given the environmental crisis, collective action is considered the most rational step to save the planet. In such times, even the smallest effort matters. So, the role of environmental collectives and eco clubs is paramount since such …
  • Polavaram-displaced tribals agree to shift to rehab colony April 20, 2022 2:01 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: In a major step to speed up the execution of Polavaram Irrigation Project, the district administration has convinced tribals of Kondamodalu and neighbouring hamlets of the submergence area in Devipatnam mandal to …
  • Andhra Pradesh government may bifurcate newly-formed Alluri Sitarama Raju district April 6, 2022 4:14 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government is likely to create one more district by bifurcating the newly-formed Alluri Sitarama Raju district. If the government carves out one more district, Andhra Pradesh will have 27 districts.  The …
  • Pilot project to manufacture value-added material from waste in AP April 5, 2022 8:42 pm Vijayawada: Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Tuesday that AP has a clear policy on waste collection and is seriously thinking about how to recycle or reuse non-biodegradable waste. The chief minister held a meeting with representatives of Global …
  • 13 new districts inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh; Full list here April 4, 2022 11:47 am Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy digitally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state here on Monday. The new districts have been carved out from the existing 13 districts, bringing the number of districts in the state to 26.   The …
  • CM Jagan to launch new districts between 9.05am and 9.45am April 4, 2022 6:09 am Vijayawada: All is set for the historical moment when 13 new districts will start functioning in Andhra Pradesh from Monday morning. The final notifications were issued on Sunday, raising the total number of districts in the state to 26. Chief Minister …
  • Gokavaram, Pedapudi to remain in same divisions March 31, 2022 9:05 pm KAKINADA: Even as the date for the formation of new districts is fast approaching, ruling party MLAs are trying to change the boundaries of the new entities. Though the government has not given a final notification following objections lodged by the people …
  • NH-516E, a boon to tribal people of East Godavari Agency March 21, 2022 2:49 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The proposed Rajamahendravaram to Vizianagaram National Highway-516E, which passes through mandals in the Agency areas of East Godavari, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram, is going to be a game changer as tribal …
  • CM Jagan, Union Min Sekhawat to tour Polavaram project site today March 4, 2022 4:06 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy along with Union Minister for Water Resources Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will visit Polavaram project and resettlement colonies on Friday.The Union Minister arrived in Vijayawada …
  • 5 tribals die in Andhra Pradesh after drinking poisoned toddy February 3, 2022 7:01 am Five tribals died after consuming of toddy reportedly laced with poison in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on Wednesday, police said. The deceased were identified as Chedala Sugreevu (65), Vemula Lova Raju (25), Pothuru Ganga Raju (35), Busari …
  • New districts, new challenges in Andhra Pradesh January 30, 2022 7:23 pm The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government’s proposal to create 13 new districts in Andhra Pradesh on the lines of what has been done in Telangana may ensure good governance but it adds multiple challenges to the existing ones in the State. As promised …
  • Will GVMC boundaries change after formation of new districts ? January 29, 2022 7:44 pm Recently, the State government has proposed the formation of 13 new districts in the State to the existing 13. Visakhapatnam district has been divided into three – Anakapalle comprising Anakapalle, Chodavaram, Payarkraopeta, Narsipatnam, Yelamanchili, …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Visakhapatnam now is smallest district in Andhra Pradesh January 26, 2022 9:59 am Published: Published Date - 03:29 PM, Wed - 26 January 22 Visakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam, the biggest city in Andhra Pradesh and proposed to become the executive capital of the state, will be part of the smallest district under the same name, thanks to …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • Registrations under land scheme begin in Andhra Pradesh January 19, 2022 3:08 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday inaugurated the registration services for lands under the YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoo Hakku Bhoo Raksha scheme. Under this, land registration services started in 37 villages. The chief minister said, “ …
  • Telangana police arrest four of interstate gang, recover 294 kg ganja January 10, 2022 11:57 pm By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Sleuths with the Special Operations Team (SOT) of Rachakonda Police Commissionerate, on Monday, arrested four members of an interstate drug trafficking gang. The cops also seized items worth Rs 43.83 lakh, comprising 294 …
  • Rachakonda police recover 294 kg ganja January 10, 2022 6:50 pm Ramannapet police of Rachakonda commissionerate, along with special operation team from Bhongir, arrested four drug peddlers and recovered 294 kg of ganja from them. The contraband material, in 147 two-kg packs, was being brought from Rampachodavaram of …
  • Porza community to get ST tag in East Godavari January 4, 2022 4:45 am KAKINADA: People of the Porza community who have settled in the state from Odisha are facing a strange problem. The community is listed as a Scheduled Tribe in Odisha and in Visakhapatnam district in AP but, strangely, not in East Godavari district. The …
  • Proposal to declare 40 tribal habitations as Schedule Area hangs in the balance November 8, 2021 8:53 am On November 4, Boosani Balaraju, a youth hailing from the Konda Reddy tribe, was perplexed to know about the cancellation of the grama sabha scheduled to be organised the following day on the proposal to declare 40 tribal habitations as Scheduled Area. …
  • Finally, boat ops to Papi Hills, Bhavani Island resume November 8, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA: Full-fledged boating operations to Papikondalu in East Godavari and Bhavani Island in Vijayawada finally kicked off on Sunday. Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao formally launched the …
  • Boat services resume in Papikondalu after two years November 8, 2021 2:33 am KAKINADA: After a two years gap in the aftermath of the boat accident at Kachuluru in 2019, the state government resumed boat rides at Papikondalu on Godavari from Sunday. Tourism minister M. Srinivasa Rao inaugurated the boat rides at the Gandi Posamma …
  • Floods take toll on road connectivity in 2 Andhra districts September 11, 2021 2:32 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: With the Godavari river crossing the first flood warning level at Bhadrachalam following copious inflows, a high alert has been sounded in the low-lying areas of both the Godavari districts. As the water level at …
  • Godavari rising, 76 villages cut off; 200 families evacuated September 10, 2021 4:26 am KAKINADA: Flood level in Godavari is increasing due to heavy rains in the river’s upper reaches and overflowing tributaries of Godavari – Sabari and Indravathi. Transportation to nearly 76 villages in East and West Godavari districts has got cut off, as …
  • Rains fill up dams, wreck havoc on farmlands, lives in AP September 8, 2021 7:34 am Vijayawada/Kakinada: Crops over nearly 25,000 acres have been affected as rains continued to batter several parts of Andhra Pradesh. Agriculture authorities have come up with a preliminary assessment of the impact of rainfall on crops. They said crops …
  • Rains flood rivulets, leave four dead in Andhra Pradesh September 5, 2021 2:47 am Vijayawada/Kakinada/Kurnool: Rains claimed four lives in the last 24 hours in Andhra Pradesh. In East Godavari district, a woman and two children were washed away in a rivulet in Devipatnam mandal on Friday night. Their bodies were found on …
  • TDP's Lokesh dares A.P. Ministers for debate on Polavaram R&R September 2, 2021 6:09 am Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national general secretary N. Lokesh on Wednesday dared the Ministers to visit the areas affected by Polavaram irrigation project and claim their achievements in delivering on the promises made by the government pertaining to the …
  • Andhra police raids illegal arrack producers, arrests 32 August 18, 2021 9:24 am The Andhra Pradesh police in east Godavari district carried out a series of raids to check illegal arrack production, leading to the arrest of 32 people. Acting on east Godavari district Superintendent of Police (SP) M. Ravindranath Babu’s orders, police …
  • Around 3,400kg of ganja seized, 11-member gang held in East Godavari agency August 10, 2021 8:22 am The East Godavari police on Tuesday seized 3,400kg of ganja and arrested the 11-member gang while they were transporting ganja from Visakhapatnam agency to Telangana and Tamil Nadu. The Rampachodavaram Divisional police conducted the raids on the vehicles …
  • Somu urges Centre to set up herbal plant research lab in East Godavari August 6, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  BJP State president Somu Veerraju submitted a letter to Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda requesting the establishment of a special lab in ITDA Rampachodavaram to enable research on herbal plants.  The BJP state …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Flood situation in Godavari district eases July 27, 2021 2:54 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA: Though floods in the Godavari are receding, tribal villages in both Godavari districts located upstream of the Polavaram irrigation project along the river course continued to remain marooned in the …
  • Agency villages in Andhra's twin Godavari districts cut off  July 25, 2021 4:55 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA:  With heavy inflows into the Godavari, Agency areas in East and West Godavari districts have been completely cut off from the rest of the world. Flood level in the river at Polavaram cofferdam is …
  • East, West Godavari, Kurnool districts on alert as flood level rises at Polavaram July 24, 2021 4:41 am By Express News Service RAJAMHENDRAVARAM/VIJAYAWADA/GUNTUR/KURNOOL: The official machinery of East and West Godavari, Krishna and Kurnool districts is on high alert as the Water Resources Department has issued a flood warning following heavy …
  • Polavaram Project displaced planning major stir July 10, 2021 12:43 am Kakinada: Those displaced due to the Polavaram Project have decided to launch a massive agitation since they have not yet been duly rehabilitated and are facing considerable hardships. Project victims, including those who have not yet accepted the Relief …
  • Allu Arjun back in business July 6, 2021 5:48 pm After Prabhas, Jr NTR, Ram Charan, Ravi Teja, and Nani, now Allu Arjun too is back in business. The shooting of his film Pushpa resumed in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Work on the movie, along with all others under production, had been hit by the second wave of …
  • East Godavari police pledgesupport to Maoists’ families July 5, 2021 6:08 am East Godavari SP Adnan Nayeem Asmi on Sunday pledged the necessary support from the State government to the family members of the 14 persons associated with the banned CPI (Maoists) operating on the Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Chhattisgarh borders. As many …
  • Visually-impaired IAS officer 'confident of doing justice to tribals' in Andhra June 28, 2021 5:35 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: “I do not want to sit in my office chamber and speak something. I want to mingle with people to know their problems. I know my limitations, but I am confident of overcoming all the challenges,” said Katta Simhachalam …
  • Polavaram cofferdam causing hardships in Godavari districts June 26, 2021 2:30 am KAKINADA: Construction of cofferdam as part of Polavaram Project is causing great hardships to people in Devipatnam Mandal and Polavaram project-affected villages of East and West Godavari districts. In the past, even at the level of 14 plus metres, waters …
  • Jagan Reddy lays foundation for 14 new medical colleges in Andhra May 31, 2021 1:20 pm AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the state to provide advanced medicare and better healthcare services for the future generations. At …
  • Pooja Hegde to be seen in a tribal look in 'Acharya' April 7, 2021 10:21 am Express News Service We had earlier reported that Pooja Hegde plays an important role opposite Ram Charan, in Acharya. According to a source, she plays a tribal woman named Neelambari, who works closely with a Naxalite group led by Ram Charan’s character …
  • Polavaram: Amenities first, displacement next, rules AP high court March 17, 2021 7:55 am Vijayawada: The 98,818 families living in 371 habitations in the East and West Godavari districts will be displaced by the Polavaram project. Problem is also that some of the rehabilitation and resettlement centres being readied for them do not have proper …
  • 30 candidates in fray for elections to 2 MLC posts, polling to begin at 8 am March 13, 2021 12:03 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stating that elaborate arrangements have been made for the MLC elections in East-West Godavari and Krishna-Guntur Teachers’ Constituencies on Sunday, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) K Vijayanand said the polling will be …
  • Allu Arjun’s vanity van meets with an accident February 7, 2021 5:05 am Telugu star Allu Arjun’s vanity van Falcon, carrying his make-up team, has reportedly met with an accident while returning from the sets of his upcoming film Pushpa in Rampachodavaram, Andhra Pradesh. According to a Times of India report, when the van’s …
  • Plastic to be banned in agency areas from New Year December 27, 2020 1:55 am KAKINADA: Menace of plastic pollution in agency areas of East Godavari district has reached such enormous proportions that authorities have decided to ban use of plastics from the New Year day onwards. An awareness programme is scheduled to be conducted in …
  • Jagan to give away 30 lakh house sites to the poor in AP December 24, 2020 11:24 pm Kakinada: The stage is set for distribution of about 30 lakh house sites to the homeless poor in Andhra Pradesh under a special state government scheme. East Godavari will see Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy arriving for the launch of distributions at …
  • A.P.’s sole grasslands finds itself in a crossfire December 21, 2020 6:28 am While officials want to open the Gudisa hill range for tourism, tribals residing there will have none of it The lush Gudisa hill range in East Godavari Agency is in the middle of a face-off between tourism officials and tribals, with both sides divided …
  • Basic amenities a far cry in remote EG hamlets December 14, 2020 5:44 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Gurtedu, a tribal hamlet which shot into news following the kidnap of six government officials by the erstwhile People’s War Group more than three decades ago, is still plagued by lack of road connectivity and basic …
  • India mystery illness: Where... December 11, 2020 11:05 am A 26-year-old mother of two, who suffered the mysterious illness in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district headquarters Eluru is shaken. Where she could shift if it was really the living conditions that caused the scourge, she asks. "We always …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy gives out forest rights pattas to tribals October 3, 2020 3:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday distributed Recognition of Forest Rights (RoFR) pattas to tribal beneficiaries in the State. Over the next month, about 1.53 lakh tribals will get pattas for three lakh acres …
  • Bandh demanding amendment to Go.No.3 evokes warm response in East Godavari agency September 29, 2020 2:06 pm The one-day bandh call given by tribal associations, demanding constitutional amendment to the Go.No.3 that was scrapped by the apex court in April, received a warm response from all quarters of life in the East Godavari agency on Tuesday. The Go.No.3 …
  • Flood situation in Karnataka, Andhra, Bihar grim; flash flood in hills August 19, 2020 2:25 am Image Source : PTI Pedestrians walk through a waterlogged road during heavy rain. As monsoon rains continue to set new records this season, several rivers across India continue to flow above danger levels bringing with them floods. Flood situation in …
  • Floods hit eight mandals in East Godavri district, several villages cut off August 17, 2020 2:01 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA: As Godavari continued to be in spate, the East Godavari district administration issued  the second flood warning at Sir Arthur Cotton (SAC) Barrage in Dowleswaram on Sunday. With the forecast of Central …
  • Godavari in spate, road links to 19 villages cut off August 14, 2020 8:04 am Kakinada: The Godavari is receiving copious amounts of floodwaters from the Indravathi and nearly six lakh cusecs of water was released into the sea at the Sir Arthur Cotton Barriage till Thursday Night. The water levels in the Godavari are increasing, …
  • Telangana senior CPI (M) leader Sunnam Rajaiah dies of COVID-19 August 4, 2020 4:53 am Former Bhadrachalam MLA, senior CPI (M) leader and Girijana Sangam leader Sunnam Rajaiah (68), reportedly died of COVID-19 in the wee hours on Tuesday. He died while being shifted from Hyderabad to a COVID-19 Hospital in Vijayawada. He is survived by wife …
  • Eight, including a woman, held in gangrape case July 21, 2020 5:35 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The Korukonda police on Monday arrested eight more persons in connection with the gangrape of a 16-year-old girl. Disclosing the details, Rajamahendravaram Urban SP Shemushi Bajpai said the minor girl’s mother asked one …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational July 21, 2020 3:31 am By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Demand for separate district for Rampa grows louder June 25, 2020 6:37 am Public representatives and people from all walks of life in the Rampa Agency have intensified their efforts for the creation of a new district with Rampachodavaram as the headquarters and to convince the government to drop the proposal, if any, to merge …
  • Allu Arjun's Pushpa shooting update: Sukumar shifts its locales from Kerala to the Telugu states June 18, 2020 7:09 pm Allu Arjun Army celebrates 3rd anniversary Director Sukumar is set to start shooting for stylish star Allu Arjun's upcoming movie Pushpa. He is shifting its first schedule from the forests of Kerala to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana due to COVID-19. …
  • With 105 new cases, Andhra’s tally at 3,676 June 1, 2020 11:37 pm People flock to shops in Visakhapatnam to buy PPE, sanitisers etc Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh reported 105 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally to 3,676. The state also registered two more Covid-19 casualties, increasing the toll to 64. The …
  • Corona+ mother allowed to breast-feed baby after docs dither over coronavirus May 26, 2020 6:06 am Kakinada: A lactating mother who tested positive for the coronavirus was finally allowed to feed her six-month-old baby by the Government General Hospital (GGH) here. The woman from Gollalamamidada village in Pedapudi mandal was admitted to GGH with Covid- …
  • 90 evacuees test +ve in 72hrs in T, AP May 26, 2020 12:10 am Representative image HYDERABAD/VIJAYAWADA: Authorities battling the spread of novel coronavirus in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh said 90 foreign returnees have tested positive for the deadly virus in the last 72 hours, pushing the overall caseload …
  • COVID-19: 568 soon-to-be mothers at risk in East Godavari May 11, 2020 2:28 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), 4,532 pregnant women underwent various tests in East Godavari district on Saturday. The PMSMA aims to provide assured, comprehensive and quality antenatal care …
  • Allu Arjun, Sukumar’s film titled 'Pushpa' April 8, 2020 5:45 am Express News Service Actor Allu Arjun is gearing up to start shooting for his new film with director Sukumar. Currently dubbed AA 20, the film also has Rashmika Mandanna as the leading lady.  The production house, Mythri Movie Makers, on Monday, announced …
  • 3 boys arrested  for raping  Class 9 student  February 29, 2020 5:03 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: In a yet another chilling incident, a tribal minor girl was allegedly raped by three minor boys at Busigudem of Rampachodavaram Agency in East Godavari district. The girl from Daragudem village is a Class 9 …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas January 11, 2020 6:03 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Middlemen rule the roost in ‘lipstick seed’ trade January 9, 2020 1:45 pm Middlemen continue to dictate terms in the trade of the famed Annatto seed, which is used in making lipstick. Annatto plant is grown in the Rampa Agency, which is one of the largest producers of the species in South India. The plant species is locally …
  • Freedom struggle memorabilia lie forgotten here December 21, 2019 9:59 pm On a cold winter evening, the Rampachodavaram police station looks desolate, with just a street dog lying in the lock-up. A bundle of firewood has been stored in an old building by police personnel deputed for combing operations in the Rampachodavaram …
  • Popular fable ‘Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha’ set to entertain children in a 3D format November 19, 2019 12:50 pm Venkata Rajesh Puli is a familiar name in director Maruti’s circle of associates. He had worked as Maruti’s co-director for Ee Rojullo and Bus Stop and also worked for a couple of his films as an executive producer. Thereafter, he directed Bunny and Cherry …
  • Telangana's victims of Godavari Boat Accident get ex gratia, magisterial inquiry begins October 26, 2019 1:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: The State government on Friday sanctioned Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the 12 persons from neighbouring Telangana State, who died in the Royal Vasishta boat capsize incident in River Godavari …
  • Two killed, villages cut off as heavy rain lashes Andhra Pradesh October 24, 2019 4:47 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Heavy rains battered coastal districts leaving two dead and several interior villages cut off and inundating residential colonies in various parts of the State on Wednesday. Two persons died in West Godavari district and …
  • Tourist boat retrieved 38 days after Godavari tragedy October 23, 2019 3:06 am Thirty-eight days after the boat tragedy in Godavari river near Kachuluru village in Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, expert swimmers of two private agencies and officials retrieved the vessel on Tuesday. The swimmers found …
  • Eight tourists from Karnataka killed as bus falls into gorge in East Godavari district October 15, 2019 3:03 pm As many as eight tourists were killed and six others suffered injuries when a private bus overturned near Chinturu village in the district on Tuesday. The victims were all natives of Chitradurga district of Karnataka, and were on a pilgrimage in Telangana, …
  • Toll in Godavari boat tragedy mounts to 27 September 18, 2019 7:08 am The toll in the tourist boat capsize in the River Godavari rose to 27 on Tuesday with disaster response force and fire services personnel retrieving 18 more bodies. Nine bodies were traced till Monday. The private tourist boat, with 73 persons on board, …
  • Bizman saves wife before going down with daughter September 17, 2019 4:03 am By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/TIRUPATI: Twelve-year-old Hasini was dancing to a popular number on the boat - Royal Vasishta - while going to Papi Kondalu on Sunday, and her parents Durgam Subrahmanyam and Durgam Madhulatha were cheering her …
  • Boat capsizes in Godavari river: No sightings as search on with choppers, over 100 rescuers September 16, 2019 10:12 pm The official death toll stands at nine, 33 are missing. (PTI) A day after a double-decker tourist boat, Royal Vashishta, with nearly 60 passengers on board, capsized in the Godavari, no survivors or bodies were recovered on Monday. The debris of the boat …
  • AP tragedy: Rains disrupt boat rescue operation September 16, 2019 7:38 pm Kakinada: Navy teams identified the probable location of the ‘Royal Vashishta’ that capsized in the Godavari on Sunday, even as hopes faded for the missing persons. Using sonar scanners, they located the boat lying at a depth of between 250 and 300 feet, …
  • Toll in Andhra Pradesh boat tragedy rises to 12; search on for 21 missing September 16, 2019 9:24 am Image Source : PTI Toll in Andhra Pradesh boat tragedy rises to 12; search on for 21 missing The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources …
  • 8 Drown, 26 Missing After Andhra Tourist Boat Capsizes in Godavari September 16, 2019 9:03 am NET Bureau A private boat carrying around 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, leaving at least eight people dead and 26 others missing on Sunday, the state government said. As many as 27 people survived the tragedy and were …
  • Andhra CM takes aerial survey after 12 dead, 21 missing in boat tragedy September 16, 2019 9:00 am  The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources said. With 21 more people missing, extensive search operations were being carried out by …
  • Toll in AP boat tragedy rises to 12; search on for 21 missing September 16, 2019 6:01 am AMARAVATI: The toll in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh rose to 12 with the recovery of four more bodies including that of an infant, on Monday morning, official sources said. With 21 more people missing, extensive search operations were being carried …
  • 27 survive, over 37 missing in Godavari boat capsize September 15, 2019 9:38 pm In a major tragedy in Andhra Pradesh, a private boat carrying tourists to Papikondalu capsized in the Godavari near Katchuluru village of East Godavari district on September 15, leaving at least eight dead and over 37 missing. As many as 27 were rescued. …
  • 35 missing in Andhra Pradesh tragedy September 15, 2019 7:18 pm Kakinada: Thirteen persons drowned and another 35 went missing when a tourist boat, Royal Vasishta, capsized in the Godavari in Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari on Sunday afternoon. It was not clear whether the trip had been authorised by the officials …
  • Godavari in spate: first flood warning continues September 9, 2019 11:11 pm Barely three weeks after witnessing heavy floods that displaced over 40,000 people, river Godavari was in spate once again with continuous heavy inflow from upstream areas. During the early hours of Sunday, when the inflow and outflow of floodwater at …
  • Flood warning in Andhra; state, NDRF on high alert September 9, 2019 12:44 pm Andhra Pradesh: Water levels of Godavari continued to rise at the Polavaram and Dowleswaram barrages in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Monday morning, due to heavy rains upstream in the catchment area of the Godavari basin. According to a …
  • Several villages marooned in Godavari districts September 9, 2019 6:05 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: With increasing inflows from upstream following heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of the river Godavari and its tributaries in Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, flood level in the river was rising by the hour. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: How technology linked far-flung villages to each other, administration September 1, 2019 11:53 pm FSOC uses the fibre grid network laid up to Rampachodavaram town to transmit signals to seven villages. (Express photo) THE hillocks of Rampachodavaram are covered with dense forests, with many of the tribal hamlets here largely inaccessible. Part of …