VIZIANAGARAM

  • Andhra Pradesh: Power to be fully restored in cyclone-hit areas by month-end 14 hours 17 minutes ago

    Visakhapatnam: Power supply will be fully restored in Andhra Pradesh's coastal districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam, which were badly affected by severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud', by the month-end. This was stated by Information Technology Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy, who said 80 per cent power supply has been reestablished in...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Power supply in cyclone-hit districts will be back by October 25, says CM Naidu 5 days ago

    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: 90,000 people moved to relief camps in four districts October 12, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa said today that nearly 90,000 people have been shifted to relief camps in four cyclone Hudhud-hit districts. Chinarajappa, from the cyclone control room set up at the Kakinada collectorate said that so far, 90,000 people from Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Five killed in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha; normal life hit October 12, 2014

    Vishakapatnam: Severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hit the port city of Vishakapatnam on Sunday bringing with it torrential rains in three coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha besides snapping power and communication lines. Normal life was thrown completely out of gear...
  • Cyclone Hudhud brings back memories of last year's Phailin October 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: It was exactly a year ago that Cyclone Phailin, comparable to the magnitude of Cyclone Hudhud, hit the north coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh leaving two dead and heavy loss of crops. Over a lakh of people were evacuated from Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts of Andhra...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Pending irrigation projects to get priority, says TDP June 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Putting irrigation projects on priority, Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao said that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would expedite completion of pending projects to irrigate farms in the state. Talking to reporters here on Friday after a review meeting on pending irrigation projects in North Andhra with...
  • AP: 9 die, 2 injured as train runs over them near Vizianagaram November 2, 2013

    Vizianagaram: Nine people were killed and two injured after the Rajgarh Express ran over them near Vizianagaram railway station in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. East Coast Railway, CPRO, JP Mishra said, "The incident happened near Gotlam station close to Vizianagaram. The passenegers of AlleppeyDhanbad Express train pulled the chain and got...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Curfew lifted from Vizianagaram, normalcy returns October 19, 2013

    Curfew was lifted from adjoining Vizianagaram town on Saturday, which saw violence early this month during agitation against proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, as normalcy returned. The curfew was lifted from the town in the view of improvement in situation and to provide relief to the people, Deputy Inspector General of...
  • Day time curfew relaxed in Viziangaram today October 14, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: The curfew in troublehit Vizianagaram town was on Monday relaxed during day time as the situation is fast getting normal, police said. The curfew has been relaxed on Monday from 6 am to 10 pm to provide relief to the people of the town as the situation has improved, Deputy...
  • Phailin impact: Rain, wind lash Srikakulam district of Andhra October 12, 2013

    Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed most parts of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts tonight as cyclone Phailin reached the neighbouring Odisha coast. According to a senior official, wind with a velocity of 200 kmph is blowing in the region, and power supply in affected areas has been shut down as...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Relief teams are ready for action, says Odisha CM October 11, 2013

    Armed forces have been put on high alert as Odisha braces for cyclone Phailin which is expected to hit the coasts of the state by Saturday evening. The memory of the 1999 super cyclone is still a haunting one in Odisha. This as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik pleaded with people not...
  • Seemandhra districts out of power, prices of commodities sky high October 9, 2013

    Vizianagram: With prices of essential commodities skyrocketing and many Seemandhra districts still without power, the Congress is demanding that Essential Service Maintenance Act (ESMA) be invoked in Andhra Pradesh. Even though curfew was relaxed for 2 hours in violencehit Vizianagaram, it brought little relief for the public as the markets were...
  • AP battles power crisis, hospitals running on generators October 8, 2013

    The people of Andhra Pradesh are facing the brunt of the protests over the state's bifurcation. Over 50 lakh households in five districts have had no power since 9 am on Monday. This comes as over 8,000 power sector employees have joined the protests against the bifurcation of the state....
  • Curfew continues in Seemandhra, shootatsight order in Vizianagaram October 6, 2013

    Visakhapatnam/Hyderabad: Curfew was clamped in Vizianagaram town and shootatsight orders issued by district authorities in the wake of Saturday's largescale violence by antibifurcation agitators who remained undeterred and indulged in fresh violence on Sunday and clashed with police. Police fired rubber bullets in the air at Kothapeta area on the outskirts...
  • Curfew, shootatsight orders in Vizianagaram October 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Curfew has been imposed in Vizianagaram town with police given the orders to shoot at sight in the wake of largescale violence by antibifurcation agitators, police said in Hyderabad. Vizianagaram, a town in coastal Andhra, has been roiling since the Union Cabinet's decision to create the state of Telangana out...
  • Chandrababu Naidu puts off his bus yatra in Vizianagaram August 23, 2013

    Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu has put off his bus yatra from August 25 through the Vizianagaram district. The former Chief Minister planned to undertake the tour seeking "justice" to all regions of the state in the wake of Congress's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. The tour has...
  • AP: 88 per cent voting in second phase of panchayat elections July 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: The ruling Congress recovered a bit in the second phase of elections to gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh by securing a lead in 10 districts while main opposition Telugu Desam continued its good run emerging on top in nine districts as per the trends available this evening. Trouble, however,...
  • Clash between Cong, TDP workers; 15 injured November 25, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Tension prevailed in Gollapalem village in Garividi mandal of Vizianagaram district following a clash between Telugu Desam and Congress workers in which 15 members from both sides were injured on Sunday morning. A small altercation at a tea shop allegedly set off the clash in the village, police said. Eight...
  • Liquor war chaos in Vizianagaram April 24, 2012

    VIZIANAGARAM/HYDERABAD: The normally placid town of Vizianagaram teetered on the edge of chaos Monday with TDP and Congress workers massing in the main street as part of the ongoing war of words between TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu and PCC chief Botcha Satyanarayana.Displaying a stop me if you can attitude, Naidu...