Andhra

  • NTPC, Andhra Pradesh sign initial pact for 1,000 MW solar power projects 14 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: State-owned NTPC has signed an initial agreement with Andhra Pradesh government for developing 1,000 MW solar power projects in Andhra Pradesh. "As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), NTPC shall develop 1,000 MW solar power projects at sites identified by the state government...
  • Bypoll results: Has BJP's strategy of polarising electorate backfired? 17 hours 2 minutes ago

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu-led government completes 100 days 18 hours 45 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu who completed 100 days in office on Tuesday said that he would "not celebrate" the occasion. "I am not celebrating (the first) 100 days in office. My only objective is to take the crisis-ridden state forward towards the path of development," he...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Rs 2.52 crore bounty for info for arrest of Naxal chief Ganapathy Yesterday

    New Delhi: An unprecedented Rs 2.52 crore cash reward has been announced for anyone giving information leading to the arrest of chief of CPI (Maoist) Muppala Lakshman Rao alias Ganapathy. 65-year-old Ganapathy is one of country's most wanted persons. This is for the first time such a huge amount has been...
  • India's first ever eCabinet in Andhra Pradesh Yesterday

    Hyderabad: For the first time ever in the country, Andhra Pradesh government had its first paperless eCabinet meeting on Monday. Using the app, eCabinet, the ministers accessed the entire agenda of the Cabinet meeting in electronic form. In the eCabinet, data can be accessed by ministers by logging...
  • Andhra Pradesh government defers e-auction of red sanders to October 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Government has postponed the e-auction of 4,160 tonne of red sander logs to October 10-17, a senior official said on Saturday. "The e-auction was originally scheduled to be held between September 19-26," Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, AV Joseph said. He said that MSTC Limited, a public sector...
  • Andhra Pradesh panel on new capital to tour Asian nations to study models 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: After completing tours in the country, members of a special committee set up by the Andhra Pradesh Government to study various models for building the new capital of the State, will visit Singapore, Malaysia and China as part of their assignment. The panel, headed by Municipal Administration and Urban Development...
  • Bypolls: Voting held for 33 Assembly, 3 Lok Sabha seats, counting on September 16 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Moderate to high turnout today marked the byelections held in 3 Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. The polling in the three LS constituencies--Vadodara...
  • Andhra Pradesh government forms panel on shifting of offices to Vijayawada 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Keen to relocate to the state's "ad hoc capital" Vijayawada from Hyderabad at the earliest, the Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday constituted a three-member committee of principal secretaries to examine shifting of offices of the heads of departments. Besides being the ad hoc capital, Vijayawada region will eventually become...
  • Andhra Pradesh bypoll: Over 65 per cent voting in Medak & Nandigama 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Over 65 per cent polling was reported in the bye-elections of the Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and the Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, as polling came to a close at 6 PM on Saturday. The exact polling percentage will be known only late in the night,...
  • Bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats on Saturday; acid test for PM Narendra Modi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats are going to bypolls on Saturday with the results crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations...
  • J&K floods: Andhra Pradesh students narrate tales of 'horror' & 'adventure' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Without food and water for days, 36 Engineering students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have tales of strength and survival to share about their experience of the worst floods witnessed by Kashmir Valley in a century. These students of NIT, Srinagar, claim to have travelled through one of...
  • Singapore proposes 'government to government' cooperation for Andhra Pradesh capital 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Singapore on Wednesday suggested a 'government to government' model of cooperation in building the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, which is proposed for inclusion in the 100 Smart Cities project. A delegation led by former Prime Minister of Singapore Goh Chok Tong met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu...
  • Flood control room set up at Andhra Bhawan in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A round-the-clock control room has been set up at the Andhra Pradesh Bhawan here to assist people from the state affected by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. People from the state who require help can contact the helpline number 011-23384188. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Special Representative at New Delhi K...
  • Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 5 crore aid for Kashmir 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday announced financial assistance of Rs 5 crore for the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said the state has sent 300 metric tonnes of ready-to-eat packaged food. According to a statement from the Chief Minister's office, 145 metric tonnes of...
  • Telangana government completes 100 days in office 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: An urge to break from the past, treading a new path and seeking to leave a Telangana stamp on different issues mark the tenure of the TRS government which completed 100 days in office on Tuesday. Having successfully led the agitation for formation of Telangana State, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar...
  • Andhra Pradesh government to soon sign deal with NTPC for 1000-mw solar unit 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to make Andhra Pradesh power surplus, the state government is shortly entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NTPC for setting up a mega solar power unit with a capacity of 1,000 MW at Ananthapur. Andhra Pradesh Information & Public Relations Minister Palle Raghunatha...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to agitate against failures of TDP government 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will highlight "failures" of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led Andhra Pradesh government in implementing its poll promises, especially loan waiver of farmers and women groups, through agitation programmes starting next month. "A decision to this effect was taken at a state-level meeting chaired by YSR Congress president...
  • Second warning flag hoisted, people in low-lying areas rescued 1 week ago

    Rajahmundry (AP): With water rising to an alarming level at the Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, the second warning flag was hoisted in the area, a senior irrigation officials said on Tuesday. Several villages in the East Godavari district remained marooned as river Godavari was in spate....
  • Flood alert sounded in Andhra, Telangana 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Flood alert has been sounded in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with the Godavari river flowing well above the danger mark. People living in low lying areas of Bhadrachalam and Paloncha districts have been evacuated. As many as 86 such rescued families have been shifted to rehabilitation centres. Meanwhile, Meteorological department has...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Thieves decamp with ATM machine with Rs 11 lakh inside September 7, 2014

    Srikakulam (AP): Unidentified persons stole an entire ATM machine of a nationalised bank containing about Rs 11 lakh in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place at Kotturu. The thieves entered the ATM kiosk early this morning, applied...
  • Flood alert sounded in Andhra Pradesh, CM Naidu reviews situation September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: With flood alert sounded in coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday directed Ministers and officials to take up prompt rescue and relief measures wherever necessary. Amid flood predictions for the coastal districts, the Chief Minister has instructed officials to ensure people are safe...
  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly adopts resolution on 33 pc reservation for backward classes September 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Saturday adopted a resolution requesting the Centre to provide 33.33 per cent reservation to backward classes (BCs) in the Parliament as well as the state legislatures. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the resolution in the House on the last day of the Budget...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 4, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 4, 2014

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  • Haj pilgrims from three states to depart from Hyderabad September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Haj pilgrims from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Karnataka will fly to Saudi Arabia by 18 flights from September 14. Nearly 6,000 pilgrims from the three states will leave for Jeddah in the special Haj flights of Saudi Airlines to be operated till September 22. While pilgrims from Telangana will...
  • News 360: Al-Qaeda launches India wing September 4, 2014

    Union Home Ministry issued an all-India alert and sent investigative teams to sensitive areas after an Al-Qaeda video announced the launch of its terror wing in the country. The Intelligence Bureau is verifying the authenticity of the video after the Home Ministry asked the agency for a report on the...
  • AP: Turning Vijayawada into a world class city will be a big challenge for Naidu government September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced Vijayawada as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was made in the state Assembly amidst protests by opposition YSR Congress demanding a discussion over the issue. The centrally located Vijayawada region will be the capital for the newly...
  • Capital gains: Vijayawada set to witness realty boom September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Real estate prices are set to skyrocket around Vijayawada following announcement by Andhra Pradesh government that the new capital would be located "near" the second largest city of the residuary state. The land prices started shooting up in the region after media reports indicated that the area is "being considered"...