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West godavari Division

  • 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 …
  • SCR appraises PMO on Kovvur-Bhadrachalam railway line seeking financial share from A.P., Telangana September 4, 2021 12:20 pm SCR GM Gajanan Mallya hints at the possibility of construction railway stadium by RLDA in Rajamahendravaram The South Central Railway (SCR) authorities have briefed the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), seeking financial contribution from Andhra Pradesh and …
  • State seeks extension to hand over land to Centre for railway projects September 4, 2021 2:57 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das has appealed to the Centre to give Andhra Pradesh another three months (until the end of December) for acquiring and handing over lands required for Vizianagaram-Titlagarh third railway …
  • AP seeks three months to hand over lands for railway projects September 3, 2021 10:57 pm VIJAYAWADA: State chief secretary Adityanath Das has sought three months from the union government to hand over required lands for various railway projects being implemented in Andhra Pradesh. He said the government has already initiated measures to …
  • 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 price escalation due to ‘revised scope’ April 28, 2021 5:44 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Amid criticism by opposition parties over the revision of Polavaram costs, the state water resources department, which termed the allegations baseless, clarified that changes in the price were largely due to revised …
  • 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 …
  • Naidu to tour 6 corporations in 5 days ahead of urban local body elections March 3, 2021 4:41 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After facing a humiliating defeat in the gram panchayat elections, the Opposition TDP has now decided to try everything possible to win the ensuing urban local body elections on March 10. To boost the morale of the party …
  • AP cabinet approves welfare scheme for EBC women February 24, 2021 11:08 pm Vijayawada: AP Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday gave its nod to a new welfare scheme – EBC Nestham – that will benefit poor women belonging to forward castes. Announcing this, information minister Perni Venkataramaih …
  • 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 …
  • Retired DSP turned psychologist offers free service for poor & needy February 7, 2021 6:46 am Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Till a few decades ago, post-retirement life was connected to an easy chair, reading newspapers, going on a pilgrimage and visiting children and relatives. But, over the years, the trend is changing and people are …
  • Andhra woman stabs man to death, surrenders before police January 13, 2021 8:31 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A 20-year-old woman stabbed a man to death on the outskirts of Dharmavaram village in Kovvur mandal of West Godavari district late Monday night.  According to Kovvur Rural CI M Suresh Babu, the deceased was identified as …
  • Arrangements in full swing for organising cockfights during Sankranti December 27, 2020 11:06 am With Sankranti, the biggest festival for farmers approaching fast, cockfight organisers are busy in making arrangements for the traditional game ‘cockfights’ (known as 'Kodi Pandelu' in local parlance). Flood lights, cockfight arenas, food stalls, …
  • Andhra Police seizes illicit liquor, one held October 27, 2020 5:59 am West Godavari: The Kovvur Special Enforcement Bureau Police on Monday arrested a lorry driver after carrying out raids at his residence and its owner, and seized liquor that was illegally transported from Kolkata to Andhra Pradesh. According to police, the …
  • Notice to pvt schools in Andhra over teachers’ salaries September 17, 2020 5:27 pm Amaravati, Sep 17 (IANS) As many as 20 private unaided schools in Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district, mostly belonging to Sri Chaitanya, have been served notice by the District Educational Officer (DEO) for not paying salaries to teachers and …
  • South Central Railway sent back 42,992 migrants during lockdown: Official August 29, 2020 4:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway Vijayawada Divisional Railway Manager P Srinivas said over 95 per cent of passengers, who booked their tickets in advance for train services canceled during lockdown, have got back their amount. The …
  • Polavaram works suspended as flood waters inundate cofferdam, spillway August 15, 2020 7:04 am With the flood waters inundating the cofferdam, the spillway, and the Polavaram site, works on the irrigation project were suspended on Friday. This apart, all the 2,300 workers engaged at the site were shifted to safer places. With heavy rain forecast in …
  • Karnataka is high on old Mysore region July 12, 2020 2:35 am By Sudeshna Dutta Mysore and Hassan emerge as brewery hubs for their logistical advantage, access to clean water and availability of land While microbreweries are all the rage in Bengaluru, the beer capital of India, breweries of your favourite bottled …
  • SCR ferries over 1 lakh migrant labourers May 18, 2020 3:12 am The South Central Railway (SCR) has announced on Sunday that it had operated 93 Shramik Special trains carrying about 1,18,229 migrant labour to their to their hometowns up north. These trains were operated only after concurrence was given by both States i …
  • Threatening To Commit Suicide, Andhra Man Accidentally Hangs Himself During Video Call With Wife May 6, 2020 6:57 am A man, who wanted to threaten his wife working in Kuwait by attempting suicide on a video call, accidentally hanged himself. The tragic incident occurred in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday, police said. G. Ganesh (35), a resident of …
  • Tension in Kovvur as police cane protesting migrant workers May 5, 2020 4:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police resorted to lathi-charge on a group of migrant workers from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand in Kovvur of West Godavari district to foil the attempt of the workers to proceed to their native places on foot. The …
  • Two killed in road mishaps during lockdown March 29, 2020 2:48 am By Express News Service KAKINADA/GUNTUR: Two persons were killed in two separate incidents due to the measures taken in view of the 21-day lockdown imposed in the State. In East Godavari, a 35-year-old biker died after crashing into ropes tied on the …
  • COVID-19 lockdown: Lab technician dies after ramming two-wheeler into barricade in Andhra March 28, 2020 9:29 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: The measures taken by the East Godavari district police as part of the ongoing lockdown resulted in the death of a 35-year-old lab technician who crashed his two-wheeler into the ropes that were tied on a bridge connecting …
  • Nama seeks completion of Bhadrachalam, Kovvur rly line March 18, 2020 3:17 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD: TRS floor leader in the Lok Sabha Nama Nageswara Rao has urged Railway Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav to complete the long pending Bhadrachalam-Kovvur railway line.  The TRS MP met Vinod Kumar in Delhi on Tuesday and …
  • Young innovators test high-tech ideas at boot camp October 24, 2019 4:04 am Fifty students from four schools in Andhra Pradesh converged at the Atal Incubation Centre at Sri Krishnadevaraya University for a week to convert their innovative ideas into implementable product design proposals. The boot camp concluded on the university …
  • Telangana: G Kishan attends South Central Railway review meeting September 27, 2019 6:38 am Hyderabad: South Central Railway officials have conducted a review meeting with MPs including Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy in Hyderabad to discuss Telangana railway lines’ projects, its effective operations and the development …
  • Telangana, AP governments suspend Papikondalu tour after Godavari boat accident September 21, 2019 11:14 am After the boat accident in Godavari River at Kachluru in East Godavari district, the Telangana government temporarily suspended boat services to Papikondalu as a precautionary measure. Earlier, the Andhra Pradesh Government too had suspended the services …
  • 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 …
  • British Deputy High Commissioner for Andhra Pradesh launches  ‘Barefoot Lawyers’ to provide legal aid to poor August 9, 2019 4:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The ‘Barefoot Lawyers’ project was launched by British Deputy High Commissioner for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Andrew Fleming at the Indian Medical Association hall, here on Thursday. “Barefoot Lawyers is a project …
  • Bira 91 taps into ICC sponsorship deal to takes its ‘craft’ to the UK July 18, 2019 11:27 am Manchester/London: The recently concluded Cricket World Cup in England and Wales may not have had the fairytale ending for the Indian team as millions of fans would have expected. However, for indigenous craft beer brand Bira 91, the recent tournament …
  • South Central Railway requested to revive Singareni passenger train service June 2, 2019 5:22 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Just a few days ago, the South Central Railway had introduced a new push-pull train in place of the conventional Singareni fast passenger train, which used to run from the Bhadrachalam station road to Balarsha in …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 7-year-old boy dies of suffocation after getting locked inside car May 28, 2019 11:36 am Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: May 28, 2019, 3:00 pm IST Updated: May 28, 2019, 3:00 pm IST West Godavari: A seven-year-old boy died due to suffocation after getting locked inside a car in Dommeru village here, police said on Tuesday …
  • Boy, 7, Suffocates Inside Locked Car In Andhra Pradesh May 28, 2019 10:45 am After four hours of search, the boy was traced inside the car in an unconscious state. West Godavari: A seven-year-old boy died due to suffocation after getting locked inside a car in Andhra Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday. "The boy, Saibaba, had …
  • N Chandrababu Naidu fumes at TD leaders for skipping meets May 11, 2019 9:03 pm VIJAYAWADA: The Telugu Desam leadership is unable to figure out the voting trends in the April 11 Lok Sabha elections during its analyses at review meetings. TD president and AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is fuming at TD leaders for either …
  • YScreens plans 75 miniplexes in Andhra, Telangana May 8, 2019 6:11 pm Vijayawada, May 8 (IANS) Vijayawada-based YScreens Entertainment (India) Limited plans to build 75 miniplexes in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in three years. The company inaugurated its second miniplex, Y Screens Trade Development Center (YSTD) in …
  • 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 …
  • Caste factor to play key role in triangular contest in West Godavari district March 28, 2019 6:25 am Express News Service ELURU: Caste equations are likely to play an important role in deciding the fate of contesting candidates in West Godavari district as the ruling TDP, Opposition YSRC and new entrant Jana Sena are banking on the support of different …
  • Andhra Pradesh lets 22 'criminals' walk free March 26, 2019 7:43 pm Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh’s home ministry issued 22 government orders directing the Director General of Police to withdraw prosecution against 21 Telugu Desam ministers and legislators, including those charged with serious offences such as attempt to rape, …
  • Nara Lokesh gets Mangalagiri; KE Krishna Murthy, Paritala Sunitha make way for heirs March 15, 2019 7:34 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP president and Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday night cleared the party’s candidates for 126 of 175 Assembly seats. He okayed the candidature of most of the sitting MLAs as there was not much …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh: TDP workers protest over Tiruvuru assembly ticket March 14, 2019 2:29 pm Krishna[India], Mar 14 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) party workers on Thursday staged a protest demanding assembly ticket to Swami Das in Tiruvuru assembly constituency.There are reports doing the rounds that TDP is giving the ticket to Excise Minister …
  • Two cranes in Kakinada Deep Seaport collapse killing one, 10 injured December 29, 2018 9:02 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: One worker died and 10 others were injured at Kakinada Deep Seaport on Saturday when two huge cranes under repair collapsed on them. It is being suspected that more people might have got trapped beneath the wreckage At …
  • BJP MLA, TDP activists spar over illegal sand mining in Tadepalligudem November 28, 2018 5:41 am By Express News Service ELURU: Mild tension prevailed at Jagannadhapuram village in Tadepalligudem mandal with BJP and TDP leaders and activists staging protests and counter protests over alleged illegal sand transportation. Trouble started when …
  • 9000 shifted to relief camps as precautionary measure in AP as Godavari in spate August 20, 2018 7:13 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. More than 9000 persons have been shifted to relief camps as a precautionary measure as the Godavari River which is in spate inundated several low lying areas in East and West Godavari districts early …
  • Andhra to provide nearly Rs 50 cr aid to Kerala August 20, 2018 5:38 pm [India], August 20 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said that the State government has extended an assistance of nearly Rs 50 crore through all means, including financial help, to the flood-ravaged Kerala. Addressing the …
  • Family receives Hyderabad techie’s body, flies him home in coffin July 17, 2018 2:00 am KOLKATA: The body of the 23-year-old cyber security analyst who died on Sunday after being hit by a circular railway train while he was taking a photograph at Judges’ Ghat was flown home to Kovvur near Hyderabad in an evening flight. Kantamani Sri Vayu …
  • Hyd techie clicks Hooghly, run over by train July 16, 2018 11:08 am KOLKATA: A 23-year-old software engineer from Hyderabad, specialising in cyber security, was hit by a train and died when he was trying to take a photograph with his mobile phone while crossing the Circular Railway tracks near Judge’s Ghat on Sunday …
  • Hyderabad techie taking pics on mobile hit by train, dies July 16, 2018 10:07 am KOLKATA: A 23-year-old software engineer from Hyderabad, specialising in cyber security, was hit by a train and died when he was trying to take a photograph with his mobile phone while crossing the Circular Railway tracks near Judge’s Ghat on Sunday …
  • Lorry driver dies under suspicious circumstances in Vijayawada July 9, 2018 1:22 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A lorry driver was found murdered inside a lorry cabin under suspicious circumstances on National Highway near Gannavaram airport on Sunday afternoon. According to ACP - East Vijay Bhaskar, the deceased was identified as …
  • Ill health, debts forced four of family to enter into suicide pact June 25, 2018 1:22 am By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: While the couple along with two kids on Friday committed suicide by jumping into River Godavari at Kovvur in West Godavari district during a pilgrimage, ill health and debts were said to be the reasons for their extreme …
  • 4 members of a family end lives by jumping into Godavari June 24, 2018 1:24 am By Express News Service ELURU: Four members of a family, including two girl-children, committed suicide by jumping into River Godavari at Bhaktanjaneya Ghat in Kovvur town of West Godavari district. The incident came to light on Saturday morning though it …
  • MPs resent holding railway meet just before budget January 10, 2018 4:56 am MPs from the State questioned the railway officials on holding meeting with them just a few days before the presentation of the Railway Budget in Parliament. They said the meeting was held for formality and many pending projects discussed in the earlier …
  • CM directs officials to strive for more air connectivity from capital November 29, 2017 5:53 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed officials to take steps for operating more flight services connecting different cities of the State. While reviewing the progress of the projects in the Energy, Infrastructure and Investment …
  • West Godavari witnesses tourism campaign October 13, 2017 11:42 pm Eluru: As many as 100 tourist centres will be developed from Polavaram to Narasapuram in West Godavari for the benefit of people before Sankranti. West Godavari collector K. Bhaskar chairing a district-level tourism development committee meeting held here …
  • 4 killed in two road mishaps September 12, 2017 4:08 am ONGOLE: Four people, including a boy, died in two separate road mishaps at Podili and Kanigiri in Prakasam district on Monday. According to Podili police, P Kondaiah of Rayavaram village in Markapur mandal along with his wife Mary (26) and son Koushik (4) …
  • Among the cases Andhra wants to close, ‘rape-murder’ without a body September 7, 2017 9:11 pm The probe against Rama Rao had begun on June 26, 2009, after a TV channel ran a report that a nursing student had been raped and killed and four others molested. (Representational Image) On July 20, 2009, then TDP MLA from Kovvur, West Godavari, T V Rama …
  • Andhra government tries to backtrack on cases against leaders, halts after plea in high court September 6, 2017 11:54 pm Andhra Pradesh CM, Chandrababu Naidu. (Express Photo by Nirmal Harindran) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government in Andhra Pradesh has withdrawn prosecution in criminal cases against several current and former party MLAs and ministers by issuing …
  • Two SIs face action for death of 32 bovines July 24, 2017 3:18 am Endowments Minister P Manikyala Rao consoling Goshala organiser Kondreddy Srinivas, who was allegedly assaulted by the police, at government hospital in Tadepalligudem on Sunday | Express ELURU: Holding them responsible for the death of 32 cows at …
  • Sensor network to map and predict pollution, effluents in Godavari July 12, 2017 3:16 pm The Ganga may be the focus of the government’s river-cleaning efforts, but a group of U.S. researchers is working on a system to map undulating pollution trends in the Godavari, India’s second longest river. Using a mix of methods, including satellite- …
  • US team to study Godavari July 3, 2017 8:07 pm DH News Service, New Delhi, Jul 4 2017, 0:43 IST With loads of faecal waste being dumped into the mighty Godavari, researchers have begun collecting pollution data from the country’s second longest river to find ways to clean it. Three months of data …
  • Cops harassed us over complaint: Techie’s friends July 2, 2017 5:38 am HYDERABAD: Friends of 28-year-old Gunjan Sarkar, a techie who had lodged a missing persons complaint with the police claimed that cops had harassed them. Sarkar’s friends allege that they were summoned by the Golconda Police to the station for questioning …
  • Car mishap leads to seizure of 200 kg of ganja in West Godavari June 15, 2017 1:58 am The car which collided with a lorry at Gopalapuram on Wednesday while ganja was being smuggled to Hyderabad | Express ELURU: In a major haul, 1,000 kg of ganja was seized at Gopalapuram and Devarapalli on Wednesday.  According to police, Mende Venkateswara …
  • State to speed up land acquisition for railway lines May 18, 2017 3:51 am The acquisition of land for the Bhadrachalam Road - Sattupalli railway line, cleared by the Railway Board, has commenced. About 500 acres is required for the 36-km railway line in Bhadradri Kothagudem district and 17.3 km in Khammam and this 53.2-km …
  • AP must cooperate for joint Railway projects: Tummala May 17, 2017 2:03 pm Roads & Buildings Minister Tummala Nageshwar Rao today asked the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to come forward to take up land acquisition and construction of railway projects as major chunk of the two lanes of Sathupally- Kovvur and Sathupally and …
  • Meet the man behind India's EPIC hit Baahubali April 25, 2017 1:57 pm 'My father thinks I'm not ambitious and too slow. He wants me to work in Hindi films with big superstars.' Meet Baahubali director, SS Rajamouli. Image: Prabhas in Baahubali Midway through Baahubali: The Beginning, a person seated next to me in …
  • Lokesh, 10 others inducted into Cabinet April 3, 2017 5:46 am In the first expansion-cum-reshuffle after coming to power in 2014, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday inducted into the Cabinet his son Nara Lokesh and 10 others, including four who defected to the TDP from the YSR Congress while dropping five …
  • Y Screens inks pact with UFO Moviez March 25, 2017 2:44 am VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada-based entertainment company, Y Screens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with north Indian company UFO Moviez India Ltd to develop more Y Screen Trade Develop Centres (TDCs) in south India. Under this MoU, Y Screens and …
  • Hyderabad: Sub-inspector’s Facebook hacked; women abused March 10, 2017 9:26 pm Hyderabad: A 23-year-old man from West Godavari hacked the Facebook account of a SHE Team sub-inspector and used the account to get the phone numbers, photographs and other details of several women. The suspect, Uppuluri Mani Ratnam, who is a Class X drop …
  • Tribal oustees demand compensation, job March 9, 2017 11:34 pm The Telangana Girijana Sangham is gearing up to undertake mass movements in Kothagudem division to press for fair compensation, including jobs, to tribal people likely to lose their lands for the Kothagudem (Bhadrachalam Road)-Sattupalli rail line. The …
  • Cockfight bets may touch Rs 300 cr in AP January 14, 2017 8:11 pm Hyderabad, Jan 15, 2016, (PTI) Despite a high court ban on cockfights and warnings by the state police, bets worth crores of rupees were placed in the costal districts of Andhra Pradesh. The traditional Sankranthi time cockfights which began in both the …
  • YSRCP MPs submit memorandum to Sitharaman on Polavaram, special status to Andhra July 27, 2021 6:51 am By ANI NEW DELHI: A delegation of YSRCP MPs met Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the national capital on Monday and submitted a memorandum on the Polavaram project, special status for Andhra Pradesh and alleged hawala transactions between Narasapuram …
  • Officials put on high alert as Godavari in spate July 24, 2021 11:03 pm VIJAYAWADA: Following heavy rainfall in the catchment area, the Godavari river is in spate and the first flood warning is likely to be issued at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage at Dowleswaram as the water level is expected to touch 11.75 ft with a discharge of …
  • 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 …
  • Food processing units likely to create win-win situation for farmers, traders July 15, 2021 5:29 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to create an agriculture and food processing ecosystem in the state to enhance the income levels of farmers and at the same time provide employment, 25 food processing units are going to be set up in 25 …
  • Telangana government to spend Rs 8000 crore on Zilla Parishad schools July 11, 2021 3:12 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Minister for Panchayati Raj Errabelli Dayakar Rao said on Saturday that the State government is planning to spend Rs 8,000 crore to develop Zilla Parishad (ZP) high schools on par with corporate schools by providing all …
  • Seeing bias in Lok Sabha Speaker’s position on rebel MP: YSRCP July 9, 2021 7:53 pm Senior YSRCP leader V. Vijayasai Reddy on Friday said that he is seeing “bias” in Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla with respect to the way he is dealing with the party’s demand for disqualification of rebel party MP Kanumuru Raghurama Krishna Raju. “According to …
  • YSRCP MPs meet Birla, renew call to disqualify rebel Narasapuram legislator July 8, 2021 3:49 pm Three Members of Parliament from the ruling Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh, V. Vijayasai Reddy, Mithun Reddy and Margani Bharat, met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday and renewed their call for disqualifying rebel MP …
  • YSRC urges  LS speaker to disqualify Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju June 12, 2021 3:19 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: YSRC chief whip in the Lok Sabha Margani Bharath has requested Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla to disqualify YSRC MP from Narasapuram K Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju for indulging in anti-party activities.  In the memorandum …
  • Hawala racket busted, two held  June 4, 2021 7:32 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Personnel of Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) busted a hawala racket and arrested three persons at Tadigadapa 100 feet road near Penamaluru in the city suburbs on Thursday. Acting on specific information, the task force …
  • Jagan seeks dismissal of rebel MP’s plea June 2, 2021 5:19 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Counsels for Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Tuesday, argued in the CBI Special Court that the CM did not violate the bail conditions and asked for the petition filed by Narasapuram MP K Raghurama …
  • Sedition case: Supreme Court grants bail to rebel YSRCP MP May 21, 2021 11:23 pm The Supreme Court Friday granted bail to Lok Sabha MP from Andhra Pradesh K Raghu Rama Krishna Raju in a sedition case, observing that the report of his medical examination indicated that he may possibly have been ill-treated in custody. The rebel YSR …
  • Supreme Court grants bail to Narasapuram MP May 21, 2021 6:46 pm The Supreme Court on Friday decided there is no need for the Jaganmohan Reddy-led YSR Congress government in Andhra Pradesh to keep its Narasapuram MP and party’s vocal critic, Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, now accused of sedition, in custody and granted him …
  • SC grants bail to rebel YSRCP MP Raghu Ramakrishna Raju in sedition case May 21, 2021 1:56 pm The Supreme Court Friday granted bail to rebel YSR Congress Party MP K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju in a sedition case lodged in Andhra Pradesh. Raju, who was arrested by the Andhra Pradesh Police on May 14 under sedition charges for alleged hate speeches …
  • Sedition case, arrest of Raghurama Raju not knee-jerk reaction: Andhra government tells Supreme Court May 20, 2021 6:57 am The registration of a sedition case and arrest of Narasapuram MP and YSRC party leader K. Raghurama Krishnam Raju was not a "knee-jerk reaction", the Andhra government told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Mr. Raju has been consistently and …
  • Military hosp checks YSRC MP’s health May 19, 2021 2:29 am Hyderabad: A three-member medical board at the military hospital, Secunderabad examined Narasapuram MP K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju on Monday night and sent its findings in a sealed cover to the Telangana high court on Tuesday. The Supreme Court had asked the …
  • 31,662 fishermen in East, West Godavari districts get Rs.31.65 cr May 19, 2021 2:26 am KAKINADA: As many as 31,662 fishermen families got Rs 31.65 crore as compensation towards the losses they incur due to ban on fishing during the conservation period from April 15 to June 14. Each family was paid Rs 10,000 in East and West Godavari …
  • Supreme Court orders medical examination of rebel YSRCP MP at Army Hospital in Secunderabad May 18, 2021 12:45 am The Supreme Court on Monday directed that rebel YSRCP MP Kanumuri Raghurama Krishnam Raju, who was arrested last week by Andhra Pradesh CID on sedition charges and allegedly assaulted in custody, be medically examined at the Army Hospital in Secunderabad, …
  • Medical Board finds no injuries on rebel YSRC MP Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju May 17, 2021 4:39 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Medical Board constituted by the Andhra Pradesh High Court to examine the injuries on rebel YSRC MP K Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju of Narasapuram allegedly inflicted by CID, has concluded that there were no new injuries …
  • Arrested YSRCP MP moves Supreme Court for bail, alleges torture in CID custody May 16, 2021 11:11 pm Lok Sabha MP K Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, who was arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police on May 14 under sedition charges for alleged hate speeches, has approached the Supreme Court seeking bail and terming the case against him a result of “political vendetta”. …
  • YSR Congress MP approaches Supreme Court for bail in sedition case May 16, 2021 5:29 pm A YSR Congress MP has approached the Supreme Court seeking bail in a sedition case registered against him. Narasapuram MP Kanumuri Raghurama Krishnam Raju, represented by senior advocate Adinarayana Rao and advocate Tatini Basu, alleged that the …
  • HC sets up Division Bench to deal with MP’s matter May 16, 2021 6:10 am Within hours of the dismissal of the bail plea of Member of Parliament from Narasapuram K. Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, the Andhra Pradesh High Court set up a special Division Bench comprising Justices C. Praveen Kumar and K. Lalitha Kumari by treating a letter …
  • CID nabs rebel MP Raju for promoting contempt against Andhra Pradesh govt, hate speech May 15, 2021 6:20 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: AP CID arrested K Raghu Rama Krishnam Raju, rebel YSRC MP of Narasapuram, from his residence in Hyderabad on Friday. He was arrested for his alleged ‘hate speeches’ against certain communities and spreading ‘disaffection …
  • 31 centres across AP to care for kids if both parents hospitalised due to COVID-19 May 12, 2021 1:01 am KAKINADA: The women and child welfare department has identified 31 centres in the state for looking after the children whose parents are in quarantine centres. As the Covid-19 virus is fast spreading, many people are having to go to Covid Care Centres or …
  • Untimely rains with gales damage horticulture crops in 1,695 Ha in Andhra Pradesh April 16, 2021 3:52 am Vijayawada: Unseasonal rains, accompanied by gales, damaged several horticulture crops in nearly 1,696 hectares with an estimated loss of Rs 64.13 crore in parts of Andhra Pradesh. Based on preliminary reports, horticulture crops like banana, cashew nut, …
  • Rebel YSRCP MP to file fresh plea for cancelling Jagan’s bail April 8, 2021 7:33 pm Rebel YSRCP rebel MP Kanumuru Raghurama Krishna Raju is upping the ante against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy by approaching the courts to seek cancellation of his bail, alleging that his life is under threat. Raju said that he is …
  • Narasapuram MP booked for SBI fraud March 26, 2021 2:31 pm
  • Rogue WG cops arrested by district police for robbery March 21, 2021 12:49 pm KAKINADA: Two constables of Veeravaram Police Station in West Godavari district turned robbers by breaking the locker of their own PS and robbing Rs. 8.04 lakh cash five days ago. West Godavari superintendent of police Narayan Naick told media that due to …
  • Phase-I Gram Panchayat polls on February 5 in Andhra Pradesh's 11 districts January 24, 2021 12:30 pm VIJAYAWADA: The State Election Commission has issued notification for conduct of gram panchayat polls on February 5 from 6.30 am. to 3.30 pm in 11 districts during Phase-1. The districts left out are Vizianagaram and Prakasam. Polling during Phase-II will …
  • Three held for attack on two Dalit youths in West Godavari January 22, 2021 5:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The West Godavari police on Thursday arrested three persons for allegedly attacking two Dalit youths at Lakshmi Ganapavarigudem in Lingapalem mandal of the district. Disclosing the case details, SP K Narayana Naik said …
  • Vijayawada's Pandit Nehru Bus Station witnesses nominal rush ahead of Sankranti January 12, 2021 10:45 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  For the first time in the past few years, the Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) and railway station witnessed a nominal rush of passengers ahead of Sankranti festive season on  Monday.  The Krishna region of APSRTC has …
  • Rebel YSRCP MP Raju denies he’s severely ill, says doing fine December 14, 2020 11:14 am Categorically denying reports that he is severely ill, rebel YSRCP MP Kanumuru Raghu Rama Krishna Raju asserted that he is rather doing fine and flayed his political detractors for wishing that he does not enjoy good health. “I am in completely good health …
  • Free-for-all option in AP intermediate colleges ending soon November 26, 2020 5:50 am AMARAVATI: If Andhra Pradesh government has its way without any hurdles, educational institutions offering the two-year intermediate course will go through a paradigm shift after decades of free-for-all exploitation, abuse and commercial enterprise. …
  • New medical colleges in three years, promises CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy October 1, 2020 5:50 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Stressing on providing all the modern medical facilities at the new medical colleges coming up in the state, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the hospitals should have a corporate look and asked officials not to …
  • Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, thorn in the flesh of Andhra CM September 22, 2020 12:02 pm Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, YSRCP MP from Narasapuram, has emerged as a thorn in the flesh of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy of late. It has been close to a year now that Raju (58) has been attacking his …
  • Chiranjeevi’s brother Nagababu tests Covid positive September 16, 2020 3:59 pm Share00 Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Janasena Party leader and Telugu movie industry actor, Konidela Nagababu, has tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus. “Tested Covid positive. Will scuffle and strife through this and will be a plasma donor,” said …
  • 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 …
  • Pregnant woman travels 10hrs, crosses stream to reach hosp July 26, 2020 12:10 am The pregnant woman crosses a stream with help from her family Hyderabad: A pregnant woman in Gundala mandal was forced to undertake a multi-modal travel for 10 hours over 100 km to reach a hospital, due to the absence of basic public amenities at her …
  • Raju meets President Ram Nath Kovind, seeks his intervention in capital bills July 22, 2020 5:56 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rebel YSRC MP  K Raghurama Krishna Raju on Tuesday called on President Ram Nath Kovind and sought his intervention in the “unconstitutional and anti-people bills of the Andhra Pradesh government”. The Narasapuram MP also …
  • Rebel YSRC MP donates three months salary of Rs 3.96 lakh for Ram temple construction July 20, 2020 10:32 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Rebel YSRC MP K Raghurama Krishna Raju on Monday contributed three months of his salary for the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya. The foundation stone for the construction of the temple is likely to be laid by …
  • YSR Congress seeks disqualification of rebel Narasapuram MP K Raghu Rama Krishna Raju July 4, 2020 3:53 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A delegation of YSR Congress MPs, led by its parliamentary party leader V Vijayasai Reddy, submitted a disqualification petition against party's Narasapuram MP K Raghu Rama Krishna Raju before Lok Sabha Speaker Om …
  • Narasapuram MP seeks protection by Central forces, writes to LS Speaker June 22, 2020 5:17 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The turf war in the ruling YSRC in West Godavari district between Narasapuram MP K Raghurama Krishna Raju and party MLAs and ministers reached a flash point with the MP dashing off a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla …
  • Fearing threats from own party, YSRCP MP asks Speaker for security June 21, 2020 4:33 pm Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Alleging threats to his life from leaders and cadres of his own party, YSRCP Member of Parliament K. Raghu Ramakrishna Raju has appealed to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to provide him with security. In a letter to the Speaker, the …
  • MP, YSRC MLAs throw resignation challenges  June 17, 2020 4:40 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after MP K Raghurama Krishna Raju raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership, a battery of YSRC leaders from Narasapuram parliamentary constituency launched a broadside against the MP and dared him to …
  • Virus: Villagers ignore dead woman in AP's Anantapur district May 2, 2020 5:01 pm The villagers suspected she had Covid-19 because she came from Kurnool which is a seriously affected area In an act of utter inhumanity, a 75-year-old woman died by the roadside when villagers of East Narasapuram village in Singanmala mandal, and in …
  • K Laxman criticised for sharing dais with Piyush Goyal February 19, 2020 2:52 am Hyderabad: The TRS and the Congress sharply criticised the presence of BJP state president Dr K. Laxman with Union railway minister Piyush Goyal at an official function in the city on Tuesday. Other BJP leaders were also seen on the dais. Dr Laxman not …
  • Hundreds of Monkeys Force 20 families to Pack up and Leave Their Village in India January 15, 2020 9:52 pm Hundreds of marauding monkeys sparked a mass exodus from an Indian village after they destroyed crops and looted homes. Around 20 families packed up and moved away after being plagued by more than 400 macaques who roam the village of Narasapuram. Farmers …
  • Monkeys Force Villagers To Abandon Their Abode January 15, 2020 2:24 pm Hundreds of marauding monkeys sparked a mass exodus from an Indian village after they destroyed crops and looted homes in a report by Daily Mail. Around 20 families packed up and moved away after being plagued by more than 400 macaques who roam the village …
  • Hundreds of rampaging MONKEYS forced to villagers to abandon their lives and flee their homes January 15, 2020 9:49 am Around 20 families packed up and moved away after being plagued by macaques Farmers also forced to move out after the monkeys destroyed their crops Villagers have now hired a team of monkey catchers to solve the problem  By James Mills for MailOnline …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh January 15, 2020 5:54 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • Villagers in Telanagana's Narasapuram return home as sarpanch’s initiative drives out 100 monkeys January 14, 2020 4:47 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Narasapuram village had recently witnessed an exodus as monkeys plagued the farmers by destroying their crops. However, the farmers are slowly returning to the village after the newly-elected sarpanch started an initiative …
  • Betting, cockfights part of Sankranti: YSRC MP December 25, 2019 5:42 am By Express News Service ELURU: YSRC MP  from Narasapuram Kanumuri Raghurama Krishnama Raju has said cockfights and betting are part of Sankranti festival and the long-standing tradition will continue unhindered in both Godavari districts. Speaking to media …
  • Power supply to Andhra's Narasapuram sub-registrar office cut, pending bills cited as reason December 12, 2019 3:25 am By Express News Service ELURU: Power supply to the Narasapuram sub-registrar’s office was cut-off on Wednesday for non-payment of tariff. According to official sources, the office has to pay Rs 68,000 power tariff. Although the payment was being …
  • Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup November 16, 2019 11:59 pm Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • Bhimavaram: 2 held for stealing gold from elderly June 19, 2019 2:29 am Bhimavaram: Palakollu Rural police arrested Kudipudi Yogendra Babu and K. Durga Prasad of Vankatallacheruvu village in Achanta mandal of West Godavari on charges of stealing gold ornaments from elderly women. The two brothers are involved in 36 such …
  • Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners May 26, 2019 3:14 am Image Source : PTI Y S Jaganmohan Reddy The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So stunning …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers May 24, 2019 9:54 pm Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners May 23, 2019 7:06 pm State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • West Godavari becoming a hub of cricket betting? April 30, 2019 4:49 am By Express News Service ELURU: West Godavari district, which has earned dubious distinction for cockfights, is also fast becoming a hub of IPL cricket betting. Betting on IPL matches is going on unabated in several parts of the district. According to …
  • Pawan continues tirade against Jagan, Chandrababu Naidu April 10, 2019 3:48 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the final day of poll campaign in Andhra Pradesh, Pawan Kalyan continued his broadside against Jagan Mohan Reddy, K Chandrasekhar Rao and N Chandrababu Naidu, and urged people to ‘vote for change’.  Wrapping up his …
  • Pawan Kalyan hospitalised: Ram Charan meets Jana Sena chief and wishes him speedy recovery April 7, 2019 4:48 pm Ram Charan meets Pawan KalyanFacebook Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan was hospitalized on Friday, April 5, after he suffered from dehydration during the election campaign. His nephew Ram Charan met the actor at his residence and wished him a speedy …
  • Nagababu's wife confirms Allu Arjun, Varun Tej campaigning for Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena April 7, 2019 10:43 am Nagababu familyTwitter Actor Nagababu aka Nagendra Babu's wife Padmaja has confirmed the news that Allu Arjun, Varun Tej and Niharika Konidela will campaign for Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party in the 2019 general elections. Pawan Kalyan has been …
  • 90 crorepatis fight it out in Lok Sabha Elections April 4, 2019 3:09 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Does money matter in one becoming a public representative and making it big in politics, as it’s often said? The answer seems to be an emphatic ‘yes’ if the assets declared in the poll affidavits by the candidates slugging …
  • Why is Pawan Kalyan not bringing star campaigners for Jana Sena Party? April 3, 2019 2:41 am Jana Sena Party chief Pawan KalyanTwitter Power star Pawan Kalyan has not brought even a single star to campaign for Jana Sena Party (JSP) in the upcoming Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh. It has become topic of debate in the state. The celebs from the …
  • Anxious vigil for the magic word March 30, 2019 1:06 pm More than 2,350 families of this panchayat on Krishna-Godavari districts border wait anxiously for an announcement from the loudspeakers of the village temple. The much-awaited announcement, which has become a regular ritual since January, is about the …
  • Sivaji Raja seeks revenge against Nagababu; to join hands with YS Jagan Mohan Reddy March 21, 2019 10:44 am Sivaji Raja with Nagababu familyTwitter Actor Sivaji Raja has decided to take revenge against megastar Chiranjeevi's brother Nagababu aka Nagendra Babu and is apparently seeking help from YSRCP leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. It is known that Sivaji Raja…
  • Elections take over Tollywood March 20, 2019 9:11 pm With the elections taking over, the Telugu film industry continues to remain dull this week as well. There are no noteworthy films releasing this week, and almost everybody from the industry is busy with the Andhra Pradesh elections. On Wednesday, actor …
  • Nagababu joins Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena, set to contest Lok Sabha elections from Narasapuram March 20, 2019 12:43 pm Nagababu joins Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena PartyTwitter Megastar Chiranjeevi's brother Nagababu aka Nagendra Babu has joined power star Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party (JSP) and will contest from Narasapuram constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Pawan …
  • Raghurama Krishnam Raju back in YSRCP March 3, 2019 12:33 pm [India], Mar 3 (ANI): Raghurama Krishnam Raju, an industrialist from Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district, joined the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday in the presence of party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy here. Raju had started his political …
  • Amit Shah slams Congress, blames Jawaharlal Nehru for Pulwama blast February 21, 2019 9:59 pm Rajahmundry: BJP president Amit Shah accused the Congress of politicising the Pulwama terror strike in which 49 CRPF personnel were killed last week, and for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to respond promptly. In keeping with his penchant …
  • Telangana: Two years on, insurance still eludes Dummagudem farmers February 3, 2019 8:10 am By Express News Service KHAMMAM: It is two years since the officials collected all the details and the necessary documents in order to issue insurance bonds for farmers. But more than 5,000 farmers in Dummagudem mandal of Bhadradri Kothagudem district are …
  • PM Modi mocks Chandrababu Naidu’s pact with ‘dusht’ Congress January 3, 2019 4:31 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Hours after Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the Centre failed in implementing the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 and even dared the Prime Minister for a debate on development, …
  • N Chandrababu Naidu to follow K Chandrasekhar Rao way in Andhra Pradesh December 14, 2018 11:05 pm Hyderabad: AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is likely to follow Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s strategy in the upcoming AP Assembly elections. Mr Naidu is of the opinion that the main reason for the TRS’ victory in Telangana was …
  • Address Vizag Naval base issue: CPM to CM Chandrababu Naidu August 22, 2018 2:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: CPM State secretary P Madhu in an open letter to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday urged him to address the issues related to Naval Alternative Operation Base (NAOB) in Visakhapatnam. Around 5,000 people from …
  • Pockets full, Telangana farmers now ready for sowing May 19, 2018 2:08 am Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Karimnagar  The three acres of cultivable land that 60-year-old Sadaveni Shankaraiah of Vallampahad village of Karimnagar owns has brought him Rs 12,000 this Kharif season. He says, “The scheme has come at the right time as …
  • To appease TDP, Jaitley speaks of special aid for Andhra February 3, 2018 10:52 pm Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. PTI File Photo Amid severe strain in TDP-BJP ties over absence of any special allocation for Andhra Pradesh in the Central budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said issues concerning the state post bifurcation …
  • Stakeholders gear up for cockfights in a big way December 11, 2017 3:21 am Many villagers are preparing the ground to organise cockfights amid the harvest festival, ‘Sankranthi’, celebrations on a grand scale. The NRIs of the coastal districts — those settled in the U.S., Australia, Canada, the U.K., Singapore, Dubai and other …
  • High Court ordered status quo on land acquisition for Andhra Pradesh project December 8, 2017 4:28 am HYDERABAD: The High Court on Thursday ordered status quo on a petition which challenged land acquisition by the government without paying compensation. The property in contention is a house situated on a 734 square yard land at Epigunta village in T …
  • West Godavari witnesses tourism campaign October 13, 2017 11:42 pm Eluru: As many as 100 tourist centres will be developed from Polavaram to Narasapuram in West Godavari for the benefit of people before Sankranti. West Godavari collector K. Bhaskar chairing a district-level tourism development committee meeting held here …
  • The man who donated a Rs 8-cr garland to Lord Balaji October 9, 2017 3:32 am Raju's grandfather had commissioned a similar sahasra nama mala for Lord Balaji 50 years ago. Raju now wanted to offer a new garland, reports B Dasarath Reddy. Last month, newspapers carried pictures of Mantena Ramalinga Raju, a non-resident Indian, …
  • Rain clouds look at North Konkan, Mumbai, South Gujarat September 18, 2017 5:38 am IMD issues heavy weather alert for entire Konkan-Mumbai and South Gujarat for today Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 18:   Rain-bearing clouds have taken up positions along and off the West Coast, the East Coast and parts of Central India this morning as a …
  • Naidu promises more funds for irrigation  September 7, 2017 4:38 am GOBBURU (VISAKHAPATNAM DIST) : Saying that assured irrigation to the farm sector and resolving drinking water woes are among the priorities of the government, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday exhorted one and all to protect the depleting …
  • Andhra CM inaugurates project on River Sarada September 6, 2017 7:11 pm [India], September 6 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the Narasapuram anicut (dam made in a stream for maintaining and regulating irrigation), built across the Sarada river on Wednesday. The long-awaited project on the …
  • Dreams crushed, State BJP chief Haribabu to return empty handed September 4, 2017 2:20 am VIJAYAWADA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision not to take any one from either of the two Telugu states of AP and Telangana into the Union Council of Ministers has come as a shocker to BJP leaders and cadres. Ahead of the cabinet reshuffle, Union …
  • Taking cue from Vijayawada, GMC initiates wall-art campaign to make city poster-free August 18, 2017 4:50 am GUNTUR: In a bid to keep the environment clean, the State government has instructed municipalities and corporations to make cities and towns poster-free. The municipal administration officials, who have been entrusted with the responsibility, are …
  • Intense monsoon clouds spill from North-West India into Pakistan June 28, 2017 7:11 am Thiruvananthapuram, June 28:   Satellite pictures early this morning showed the skies over West and North-West India awash with clouds, even as the monsoon penetrated the international border to enter Pakistan. The Pakistan Met Department has announced …
  • Farmer ends life as trader denies him seeds over dues in Telangana's Khammam district June 21, 2017 4:24 am BHADRADRI KOTHAGUDEM:A day after a farmer had ended his life due to financial problems in the erstwhile Khammam district, another farmer committed suicide in the district on Tuesday on being denied seeds by a dealer to whom he did not clear the dues of …
  • Andhra Pradesh clears six investment proposals worth Rs3,808 crore June 13, 2017 5:00 pm Hyderabad: The State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) headed by Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday cleared six investment proposals worth Rs3,808 crore. The companies whose proposals were cleared are KCP Ltd, Chettinad Cement …
  • Construction of Fish Landing Centre to begin at Biyyaputippa in July May 27, 2017 2:05 am ELURU: The State government will take up construction of Fish Landing Centre (FLC) at Biyyaputippa village in Narasapuram rural mandal in July.  The `13.58 crore project will be immensely beneficial to fishermen of the region.  Joint Director of Fisheries …
  • CM, Amit Shah launch advanced life support ambulances May 25, 2017 5:17 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and BJP National President Amit Shah flagged off five new advanced life support ambulances donated by Union Minister for Railways and Rajya Sabha member Suresh Prabhu, at Gannavaram airport here on …
  • Horticulture crops in upland areas damaged in areas of Andhra Pradesh May 2, 2017 1:56 am The damaged paddy in a field at Lingapalem in West Godavari district after untimely rain on Monday | Express ELURU: Heavy rain and gales lashed the upland areas of West Godavari district on Monday, causing extensive damage to horticulture crops. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police gets ready to separate Prabhas, Pawan Kalyan fans April 28, 2017 3:34 am  Police has beefed up security arrangements to avoid any untoward incidents following the release of film actor Prabhas starrer Baahubali 2: The Conclusion especially in Bhimavaram in West Godavari, which is a bastion of fans of actor and Jana Sena chief …
  • Andhra Pradesh Budget session ends amid war of words April 1, 2017 1:46 am VIJAYAWADA: The tragic death of five workers in an Aqua Food Processing Unit in Mogaltur mandal of West Godavari district rocked the AP Legislative Assembly on the final day of the Budget Session on Friday with the treasury and opposition benches trading …
  • Handicrafts our cultural inheritance, need to be preserved: CM Chandrababu Naidu March 21, 2017 1:09 am Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu accompanied by his wife Nara Bhuvaneswari going round the Akruthi exhibition in Vijayawada on Monday | Express VIJAYAWADA:Handicrafts are our cultural inheritance and they have to be preserved for our posterity, for which …
  • 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 …
  • He supplies delicious meals to Covid-19 patients in home isolation May 1, 2021 4:26 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Are you in home quarantine, living alone and finding it difficult to meet your food requirements. Don’t worry, Satish Savitri Sarella and his team have been helping Covid-19 patients in home isolation recover from Covid-19 …
  • Tobacco Board chief urges farmers to opt for mechanisation November 5, 2019 4:55 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To maintain productivity in the face of increasing farm labour shortage mechanised farming is a necessity, said Tobacco Board chairman Raghunadha Babu Yadlapati.  Speaking to TNIE, Raghunadha Babu, who took over as the …
  • Forest department to set up three snake rescue centres in Andhra July 30, 2018 3:59 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Forest Department is planning to set up three snake rescue centres in Suravaram (Visakhapatnam),  Kasibugga (Srikakulam) and Talur (Vizianagaram) Ranges of the State. “We are going to set up the snake rescue centres …
  • AP Bandh: YSRCP activist dies, other leaders arrested July 25, 2018 8:02 am YSRCP chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said that Andhra Pradesh chief minister was ‘insincere’ on the special category status issue. Photo: Hindustan Times Hyderabad: A bandh call given on Tuesday by the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh demanding …
  • 40 Indian rock pythons, five king cobras protected by wildlife law killed in last five years: Snake Saviours July 17, 2018 10:35 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: At least 40 Indian rock pythons and five king cobras were killed in human-snake encounters in the last five years across the State, as per official records by Snake Saviours Society, an NGO which works with the Andhra …
  • Boat capsize: Launch owner, driver held in Polavaram of Andhra Pradesh May 25, 2018 12:18 am By Express News Service ELURU: The police arrested the owner and driver of the ill-fated launch that capsized in River Godavari at Vadapalli in Polavaram mandal.Addressing the media at Polavaram police station on Thursday afternoon, Polavaram DSP ATV Ravi …
  • Showers in Andhra Pradesh bring respite from heat  March 18, 2018 1:55 am ELURU: Rain on Saturday afternoon turned the weather pleasant in most parts of the district. The showers brought the temperature a few notches down, providing the much-needed relief to the people in the district, who were reeling under scorching summer …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Speeding lorry kills mother and son February 13, 2018 12:31 am ELURU: A mother and her 25-year-old son were killed on the spot when a speeding sand-laden lorry hit their bicycle from the rear at Tangellamudi turning in Eluru City outskirts on Monday evening.According to police, Mutyala Manga (43), who worked as a …
  • Cattle smugglers opt for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh December 1, 2017 10:45 pm Hyderabad: The beef ban imposed in Maharashtra is a boon to cattle owners who have been smuggling cattle, particularly bulls, to Bangladesh via Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The average selling price of a bull in Maharashtra is Rs 75,000 while …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau lens on muck in Polavaram relief September 28, 2017 6:02 am ACB sleuths check documents at the Polavaram Tehsildar’s Office ELURU: Quick on the heels of sending AP Town and Country Planning director behind bars for accepting bribes to the tune of Rs 500 crore, officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on …
  • Villagers in Eluru tense as Cow hurt in act of bestiality August 28, 2017 4:55 am Image for representation only. ELURU: Unidentified zoophiles on Saturday night sexually assaulted a cow at an agricultural field in Nagulagudem of Jangareddigudem mandal here and fled the spot. According to sources in the police department, farmer Mullangi …
  • Makers of Ganesh idols find living tough in new tax regime in West Godavari August 14, 2017 3:31 am ELURU: As Vinayaka Chavithi is just round the corner, Ganesh idol makers in West Godavari district are busy giving final touches to their idols. However, the artisans fear that they may not be able to reap good profits this year as the cost of the raw …
  • Car mishap leads to seizure of 200 kg of ganja in West Godavari June 15, 2017 1:58 am The car which collided with a lorry at Gopalapuram on Wednesday while ganja was being smuggled to Hyderabad | Express ELURU: In a major haul, 1,000 kg of ganja was seized at Gopalapuram and Devarapalli on Wednesday.  According to police, Mende Venkateswara …