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  • Parliament struck by monkey, dog menace, Centre assures action Yesterday

    New Delhi: Parliament seems to be struck by monkey and dog menace. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu assured the House that various efforts are being made to tackle monkey and dog menace inside and around Parliament House. Replying to Rajya Sabha MP...
  • Venkaiah Naidu pays a surprise visit to his ministry; finds officials missing 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday made a surprise visit to Nirman Bhawan and found that several officials from the Central Public Works Department were not present at the ministry. Naidu has issued a stern warning to all the missing officials. Naidu also noted that personnel at...
  • Modi government has done commendable work in two months: Venkaiah Naidu 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Asserting that the Narendra Modi government has done commendable work since it assumed office two months ago, union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that it was trying to put the country's economy back on rails. He told reporters that the economy was derailed during the UPA's...
  • Congress criticism on LoP issue unfair: Venkaiah Naidu 5 days ago

    Hyderabad:Accusing Congress of indulging in unfair criticism on the Leader of Opposition (LoP) issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asserted that the matter is in the purview of the Lok Sabha Speaker. "The LoP issue is not in government's purview. I don't want to comment. But they criticise...
  • Panel on Andhra capital to submit its report next month 6 days ago

    The expert committee constituted by the central government to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh, plans to submit its report by the middle of August. Former urban development secretary K. C. Sivaramakrishnan, who is heading the five-member panel, Saturday said though they have time till September, they...
  • Panel on new Andhra Pradesh capital to meet CM on Saturday 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The expert committee constituted by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh, will hold further round of talks with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday before finalising its recommendations. The five-member committee, headed by former Urban Development Secretary KC Sivaramakrishnan, had submitted its...
  • Force-feeding row: Government says it will respond by tomorrow July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said it will respond on the issue of Shiv Sena MPs force-feeding a fasting Muslim after ascertaining full facts by Friday. The Congress, Samajwadi Party and Left members raised the issue when Rajya Sabha met for the day saying 24 hours have passed since the...
  • Government demands statement from Manmohan Singh on corrupt judge issue July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after informing Parliament that the PMO under Manmohan Singh had pushed for extension to a judge facing corruption charges, the government on Wednesday demanded that the former Prime Minister should make a "categorical" statement on the controversial matter. Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that...
  • BJP holds Parliamentary party meet to discuss bills July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a parliamentary party meet to discuss the different bills to be tabled in the ongoing session in Parliament. According to sources, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told party MPs that they must heed to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's...
  • Government accuses Congress of 'disinformation' campaign on file issue July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing Congress of initiating a "disinformation" campaign on file destruction issue, the government today asserted that the files related to Mahatma Gandhi's assasination were "safe and secure". Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that the people of the country are "intelligent enough to see (and) understand their (Congress)...
  • Farm loan rescheduling in AP, Telangana yet to get RBI nod July 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Reserve Bank of India is yet to give its approval for the proposed rescheduling of farm loans in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, its Deputy Governor R Gandhi said on Monday. Contrary to claims made by the Andhra Pradesh government that RBI had agreed to the farm loan rescheduling, Gandhi...
  • Building collapses: Centre thinking of fixing responsibility July 13, 2014

    Bangalore: In the wake of building collapses in the country, Centre was thinking of fixing responsibility on local authority for illegal constructions, Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. "There has to be accountability to deal with such issues (illegal construction and building collapse). If people, local building...
  • Chandrababu Naidu, KC Rao visit temple to mark Bonalu festival July 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and several other leaders offered prayers at a famous temple in Secunderabad here on the occasion of Bonalu festival. The leaders visited the Sri Ujjaini Mahankali temple which is frequented by thousands of devotees during the festival. Rao...
  • Congress should not politicise LoP issue: Naidu July 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Hitting out at the Congress, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that the party should not politicise the issue of Leader of Opposition status in Lok Sabha. "Till day before yesterday, they had not asked for the recognition from the Speaker and have been going around criticising the government. They...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM praises Union Budget as growth and development oriented July 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday termed the Union Budget as "growth and development oriented" and hailed the priority accorded to infrastructure building. "The Union Budget, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, denotes a positive trend. It is growth and development oriented. Top priority has been accorded...
  • Good days are here, which is why Rahul Gandhi was caught sleeping in Parliament: Naidu July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: It could not get any worse for Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. After leading the Congress party to a deafening defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, and becoming the butt of political leaders' jokes, the Gandhi scion was on Wednesday caught sleeping in the Lok Sabha. Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • TMC crossing all lines by disrupting Parliament: Venkaiah Naidu July 9, 2014

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the Trinamool Congress MPs were abusing those who voted for them by disrupting Parliament. "There is a procedure to protest against issue but TMC is crossing all lines by disrupting Parliament," he said. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan meets Venkaiah Naidu for Metro projects in state July 7, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Monday met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Bhopal and sought central assistance for various projects like Metro and housing in the state. Chauhan also demanded financial assistance for Ujjain Kumbh Mela and smart city project for Gwalior. Stating that the state...
  • Andhra Pradesh: ISRO Chairman, scientists call on Chandrababu Naidu July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Government would like to take advantage of satellite technology available with ISRO for the benefit of common people, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Monday. Naidu met ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan and a team of scientists from the space agency who called on him here. The Chief...
  • Cannot hold month-old govt responsible for price rise: Venkaiah Naidu July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Under attack over rising prices, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday that a one-month-old government which is yet to take policy decisions cannot be held responsible for price rise. With the Budget Session starting on stormy note due to disruptions by Opposition on the issue of...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu holds meeting with MPs July 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday asked the MPs from the state to make collective and coordinated efforts to get the promises made during bifurcation realised. Naidu, who convened a meeting of MPs from all parties a day ahead of the Budget session of Parliament, told them...
  • Congress 'must' go to court if Speaker denies LoP status: Kamal Nath July 6, 2014

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: With no clarity on Congress getting the Leader of Opposition (LoP) status in Lok Sabha, senior leader Kamal Nath on Sunday said the party "must" go to court if Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision, which could be "flavoured" by BJP and Narendra Modi, went against it. Insisting that there is...
  • All-party meet held to ensure smooth functioning of Budget session July 5, 2014

    Delhi: Days ahead of the budget session, leaders from various political parties met for an all-party meeting in the Delhi on Saturday. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for the meeting asking leaders to ensure the smooth functioning of Parliament during the Budget session. PM Narendra Modi was present along...
  • Chhattisgarh CM presses for Underground Sewerage Project July 5, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and urged him to approve the long-pending Underground Sewerage Project for Raipur city. During the meeting in New Delhi, the chief minister said the proposal for Phase-I of the project at an estimated cost of Rs.485 crore...
  • Andhra Pradesh: CM Naidu inspects Secretariat blocks allotted July 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday toured and inspected the blocks allotted to the state in the Secretariat. Chandrababu made an unscheduled visit to the Secretariat, after paying homage to freedom fighter Alluri Sitarama Raju on Tank Bund, to get a first hand feel of affairs in...
  • Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 48, rescue operations on July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Five days after an under-construction building came crashing down in Chennai, the death toll has now risen to 48. Rescue operations continue to pull out five people still feared trapped. Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) constitutes 19 special teams to inspect about 330 multi-storied buildings in Chennai from Thursday. Each...
  • Chennai building collapse: Chandrababu Naidu announces ex-gratia for Telugu victims June 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the relatives of Telugu workers who were killed in a building collapse in Chennnai. Naidu, who reviewed the building collapse incident with officials here, has asked state minister K Mrinalini to rush...
  • GAIL pipeline fire: Naidu cuts short Delhi trip, heads to Andhra Pradesh June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday cut short his visit to Delhi and rushed to Rajamundry after over 15 people were killed in a massive fire at a gas pipeline in the State this morning. A statement from the Government of Andhra Pradesh here said, the...
  • Chandrababu Naidu tells Centre to rename Hyderabad airport after NTR June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday expressed hope that Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi international airport will be renamed after TDP founder N T Rama Rao. Naidu said the airport was originally named after former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N T Rama Rao but once its location...
  • Mandi House-Central Sectretariat Metro Section thrown open to public June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Mandi House to Central Secretariat Metro section was thrown open to the public Thursday by Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu. The Minister flagged off the first train, operated by a woman driver, on this route from Mandi House Station at 9:30 AM and then himself...