CHANDRABABU NAIDU

  • Andhra Pradesh CM to lay foundation stone for Pattiseema project on Monday Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will lay the foundation stone for Pattiseema lift irrigation project on Monday. "The project will solve water woes of the parched Rayalaseema region bringing respite for farmers. Over 3,000 tmc ft of flood water draining into the sea from Godavari will be...
  • Amaravathi likely to be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh: reports 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The N Chandrababu Naidu government is considering naming the new city Amaravathi as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The new capital city is built between Vijayawada and Guntur. According to Indian Express, an official announcement is likely to be made shortly. The actual Amaravathi town is 35 kms away from...
  • Andhra CM backs Land Ordinance, promises to cut green tape for investors March 3, 2015

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has thrown his weight behind the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill and promised to cut green tape for investors and provide speedy clearance. He said, "We have to support the Land Ordinance and the spirit of implementation is very important." ...
  • Chandrababu Naidu congratulates Arvind Kejriwal on Delhi victory February 10, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday congratulated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal for his party's spectacular victory in the Delhi Assembly elections. The victory of AAP reflects the greatness of democracy in India, Naidu said in a statement. In a near-sweep, the Aam Aadmi...
  • Centre must come clear on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act: CPM January 28, 2015

    Vijaywada: CPI (M) politburo member BV Raghavulu on Wednesday said that both the State and the Centre should clarify their stand on promises made in the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act and demanded that Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu mount pressure on the Union Government over extending a special package to the...
  • AP CM's popularity rises across social networking platforms January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is gaining in popularity on various social networking platforms, including garnering over 4.3 lakh followers on Twitter. "The number of followers of Naidu's Twitter page is 4,37,696, while the number of likes on his Facebook page is 3,38,114 and the number of likes...
  • Chandrababu Naidu meets Japan PM to seek co-operation on developing AP November 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, currently on a visit to Japan, on Friday met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who expressed confidence that bilateral ties between India and his country would be strengthened further. During the meeting, Abe said Japan would extend full cooperation to Andhra Pradesh in building...
  • YS Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu earns him a reward November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Industrialist-turned-politician Yalamanchili Satyanarayana alias 'Sujana' Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu during the Telugu Desam Party chief's stint as Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh in the mid-1990s has earned him a berth in the Union Council of Ministers. One of the main fund-raisers of TDP, 53-year-old Chowdary rose in...
  • BJP ally TDP likely to get another berth in Union Cabinet as Modi speaks to Naidu on nominees November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Telugu Desam Party is likely to get a berth in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, say sources. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly called up TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Friday evening and asked him to nominate a party leader for the Union Cabinet. Naidu has proposed the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to hold protests against TDP government on Wednesday November 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will hold state-wide dharnas on Wednesday against the TDP government for its alleged non-implementation of poll promise such as loan waiver for farmers and self-help groups, party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy said on Tuesday. "We will undertake dharnas in all 663 mandals in the state against Chandrababu...
  • AP to take its complaints against Telangana to Centre November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit New Delhi on November 6 and 7 with a report listing "violation" of the AP Reorganisation Act and other laws by the Telangana Government. The Chief Minister will submit the report to the Union Ministers concerned while Chief Secretary I Y...
  • Government extends the 14th Finance Commission's term by two months November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has extended the term of the 14th Finance Commission by two months to December 31. "The proposal of extension of time period by two months for submission of report by the Fourteenth Finance Commission has been considered and approved by the Cabinet," an official release said. The...
  • TDP, TRS take their war to Facebook October 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The bitterness between the Andhra and Telangana state political parties TDP and TRS has gone to new level. Telugu Desam Party's official Facebook page has put up a post that mocks the newly formed state of Telangana. The TDP takes a dig at TRS government in Telangana claiming that...
  • Japan keen to develop Andhra Pradesh's capital city October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Japan is keen to develop various projects in Andhra Pradesh, including state capital in Vijayawada-Guntur region as a smart city and three power plants of 10,000 Megawatts. A high-level Japanese delegation on Wednesday met Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here and expressed willingness to transfer high-technology in agriculture and food...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu criticises Telangana's TRS government for power crisis October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said that he was ready for an open discussion about the prevailing power crisis in the new Telangana state even as he criticised the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government for creating a controversy over every issue. "Telangana state is unable...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDP workers clash over sharing of water, electricity October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Telugu Desam Party workers clashed in Nalgonda district on Wednesday as the row over sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a violent turn. Tension prevailed in Nalgonda district as police arrested top leaders of opposition TDP during a shutdown called by...
  • Hudhud: Enumeration of damages begins in cyclone-hit Vizag October 21, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: With essential services being largely restored in Visakhapatnam, battered by cyclone Hudhud recently, the exercise of assessing damages caused by the calamity has begun. Visakhapatnam district Collector N Yuvraj said the process of enumeration of damages caused to agriculture has begun with the survey teams visiting the villages. He...
  • Cyclone death toll 43 in Andhra Pradesh; CM Naidu leaves for Hyderabad October 19, 2014

    Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam: The death toll on account of the cyclone 'Hudhud' stood at 43 in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu assuring that power supply would be back in the affected coastal districts by October 25. The number of those killed in rain-related incidents due to the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Power supply in cyclone-hit districts will be back by October 25, says CM Naidu October 19, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said power supply in the cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh will be restored by October 25. Naidu said that power supply would be restored upto 90 per cent in Visakhapatnam by October 23, in all...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: CM Chandrababu Naidu appeals to people to donate for rebuilding Vizag October 18, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday appealed to the people to make generous contribution for rebuilding Visakhapatnam and bring the city, worst-hit by cyclone Hudhud, back to its 'past glory'. He said an action plan is being prepared and experts from agriculture universities will be a...
  • You let me down, Andhra CM tells telecom service providers October 16, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday lashed out at telecom service providers for lack of connectivity even a couple of days after Cyclone Hudhud devastated the coast, and accused them of being driven only by profit motive. At a high-level meeting here with top executives of telecom...
  • Andhra Pradesh government to supply essential commodities free in cyclone zone October 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that essential commodities will be distributed free at all the fair price shops in the cyclone-affected districts. The Chief Minister travelled through Visakhapatnam rural, Vizianagram and Srikakulam districts, an official release said. The release quoted Advisor (Communications) to AP government Parakala...
  • Andhra Pradesh launches portal to collate data on cyclone Hudhud damages October 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Aiming to leverage the power of technology, the Andhra Pradesh government has launched a web portal to collate and analyse data on the damages caused by the devastating cyclone Hudhud in coastal Andhra. The portal www.hudhud.ap.gov.in will facilitate collation and analysis of damages and it will be used by all...
  • Gone with the wind: After cyclone Hudhud, Visakhapatnam's Mega City plan takes a big hit October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: The very severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' couldn't have come at a much worse time for Andhra Pradesh in general and Visakhapatnam, the 'city of destiny', in particular. The state, post-bifurcation, is in the process of rebuilding and foundations for that are being laid. Visakhapatnam, the largest city in the truncated...
  • Well-prepared Andhra, Odisha weather Cyclone Hudhud, six dead, Vishakapatnam worst hit October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Sunday noon witnessed the very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hitting the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with full force but the loss of life was contained to single digits by a well prepared administration. Even though heavy rain and winds of almost 200 kmph left six...
  • PM Modi assures Andhra Pradesh CM of all support as Hudhud strikes October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promised Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu all possible assistance as Cyclone Hudhud made landfall leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha. The Prime Minister, who had on Saturday held an emergency high-level meeting to review preparedness for the...
  • PM assures Andhra Pradesh CM of all support as Hudhud strikes October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promised Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu all possible assistance as Cyclone Hudhud made landfall leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha. The Prime Minister, who had on Saturday held an emergency high-level meeting to review preparedness for the cyclone...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM heads toward Vizag to monitor Hudhud impact, promises speedy relief October 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government is making efforts to prevent loss of life as well as aiming to provide quick relief to people affected by the very severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' that battered the coastal districts, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Sunday. Two people have been killed in...
  • World Bank keen on funding Andhra Pradesh Buddhist circuit: CM Naidu October 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Making tourism one of its key focus areas in its services sector mission, Andhra Pradesh government said on Saturday that the World Bank is keen on funding the state's 'Buddhist circuit'. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that proposals to develop tourist circuits would be invited and...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu refutes Telangana CM's allegations about power situation October 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu strongly hit back on Thursday at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) saying that the latter is merely trying to misinform people about the power issue. "The Telangana CM is unnecessarily blaming me. How can I be responsible for Telangana's electricity...