Andhrapradesh

Pavitra Sangamam tragedy: bodies retrieved after 19-hour search

Pavitra Sangamam tragedy: bodies retrieved after 19-hour search

Ghat is out of sight of the SDRF team, say police The bodies of the four engineering students who drowned in the Krishna river at the Pavitra Sangamam of Ibrahimpatnam were retrieved on Sunday morning. The 19-hour operation by various rescue agencies began with hopes of finding the missing youngsters …

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Polavaram: issue of R&R package to the fore again

Polavaram: issue of R&R package to the fore again

‘Tardy progress in construction of houses for evacuees’ With the State government announcing December 2019 as the fresh deadline for completing the Polavaram irrigation project, the issue of relief and rehabilitation has come to the fore once again, particularly when construction of houses for the evacuees is progressing at a …

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Pawan moves into rented house in city

Pawan moves into rented house in city

Construction of own house in Guntur district under way JSP president Pawan Kalyan has moved into a rented house in the Patamata Lanka area of the city. Sources said the actor-turned-politician had taken the house on lease for two years, by which time the construction of his own house at …

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Reduce power tariff from ₹10 to ₹5 per unit: ITAAP

Reduce power tariff from ₹10 to ₹5 per unit: ITAAP

‘The move will attract more investments into the IT sector’ The IT Association of Andhra Pradesh (ITAAP) has urged the State government to reduce the power tariff for IT units from the present ₹10 to ₹5 per unit to attract more investments into the sector. The national average cost of power for …

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Mudragada faults Jagan’s stance on Kapu quota

Mudragada faults Jagan’s stance on Kapu quota

Youth who tried to meet the YSRCP president were thrashed by security guards, he alleges In a veiled criticism of YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s stance on the reservation issue, Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham has asked members of the community to not approach anybody with a begging …

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Ousted TTD chief priest levels fresh charges, seeks CBI probe

Ousted TTD chief priest levels fresh charges, seeks CBI probe

Levelling fresh charges against the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Board, former chief priest Ramana Deekshitulu on Wednesday reiterated his demand for a CBI probe into the affairs of the prestigious temple. Addressing a press conference here, Mr. Deekshitulu said the TTD Board which was unable to refute the allegations he had …

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Pattiseema will help revive Krishna delta, says CM

Pattiseema will help revive Krishna delta, says CM

He lists measures being taken to bring the Krishna back to life, says Polavaram will put an end to water crisis The Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Scheme will help revive the Krishna delta to its past glory and infuse life back into the Krishna that has dried up completely, Chief Minister …

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Buggana moves privilege notice against TDP leaders

Buggana moves privilege notice against TDP leaders

‘They made accusations against me with an ulterior motive’ A.P. Legislative Public Accounts Committee Chairman and YSR Congress MLA Buggana Rajendranath Reddy has moved a breach of privilege notice against TDP MLA Y. Srinivasa Rao and Rajya Sabha member K. Ravindra Kumar in their respective Houses, for accusing him of …

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‘Pattiseema has saved crops worth ₹13,000 cr.’

‘Pattiseema has saved crops worth ₹13,000 cr.’

Minister takes part in ‘jala harathi’ State Minister for Water Resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has stated that the government has saved crops worth ₹13,000 in last three years by pumping the Godavari water into the river Krishna. He along with Government Whip Chintamaneni Prabhakar and West Godavari Collector Katamaneni Bhaskar …

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Corrupt officials will not be spared: Sidda

Corrupt officials will not be spared: Sidda

‘People free to approach ACB’ State Environment and Forest Minister Sidda Raghava Rao on Monday made it clear that stern action would be taken against corrupt officials. Speaking after inaugurating a ₹1.20 crore building of the Anti-Corruption Bureau(ACB) here, he said officers would also be held accountable for corrupt practices …

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