Andhrapradesh

YSR Congress MLAs to boycott Assembly

YSR Congress MLAs to boycott Assembly

If 20 MLAs who defected from the party are not disqualified The MLAs of the YSR Congress Party will boycott the next session of the Assembly if 20 of their party MLAs who defected to the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) are not disqualified. Their another demand is that the …

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Arya Vysyas are Dravidians, not Aryans, TGV tells Ilaiah

Arya Vysyas are Dravidians, not Aryans, TGV tells Ilaiah

Warns the writer against distorting history Rajya Sabha member T.G. Venkatesh lashed out at writer Kancha Ilaiah on Thursday for dubbing Arya Vysyas migrants, and asserted that they were Dravidians and the term ‘Arya’ denoted nobleness. A DNA test would prove that the Arya Vysyas were Dravidians and not Aryans, …

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Power infrastructure to be augmented in the capital region

Power infrastructure to be augmented in the capital region

Priority for underground cabling APTransco Joint Managing Director Dinesh Paruchuri has said that the power supply infrastructure in the capital region is being augmented at a cost of approximately ₹16,340 crore over the next few years with priority to underground cabling, which has already taken off in Visakhapatnam. The APTransco …

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Will help A.P. complete Polavaram by 2019: Gadkari

Will help A.P. complete Polavaram by 2019: Gadkari

Parries question on change of primary contractor Transstroy Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday the Central government would extend all support to Andhra Pradesh to complete the Polavaram Project before the end of 2019. The Minister spoke briefly to the media after meeting Andhra Pradesh Water …

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State, DP World set up joint working group

State, DP World set up joint working group

Boost to investments in seaports, logistics sector Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday requested Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the DP World, a global leader in maritime logistics business, to make investments in Andhra Pradesh. In a meeting with Mr. Sulayem in Dubai, Mr. Naidu said the DP …

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Mystery shrouds wild elephant’s death in Talakona forests

Mystery shrouds wild elephant’s death in Talakona forests

The tusker had turned lonely in recent months Mystery shrouded the death of a 17-year-old male wild elephant in the forests of Talakona in Yerravaripalem mandal of Chittoor district on Thursday. The incident came to light on Friday, by which time post-mortem of the animal and its funeral were over. …

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DCI disinvestment Gadkari’s remark angers employees

DCI disinvestment Gadkari’s remark angers employees

Union sees ploy to handover ‘mini ratna’ company to private players Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari’s remark that no decision has yet been taken on strategic disinvestment of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has led to speculation that the government is keen on offloading majority stake in the Category I …

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‘Role of Governors key in uplift of tribals’

‘Role of Governors key in uplift of tribals’

Fifth Schedule lays down responsibilities on them, says CESS chairman Initiatives of Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao in achieving objectives of Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA) and the Forest Rights Act are laudable and are worth emulating by other States, chairman and honorary Professor of Centre for Economic …

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Treasure hunter gang that dug 300-ft tunnel arrested

Treasure hunter gang that dug 300-ft tunnel arrested

Accused were in search of ancient idols in Prakasam district The police nabbed a gang of treasure hunters and two self-styled gurujis on the charges of carrying out blasts and illegally digging a tunnel in search of ancient idols in the Puliguha hillocks near Kocharlakota village in Donakonda mandal in …

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