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Little Devansh richer than Grandpa Naidu

Guntur: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is poorer with a net asset worth Rs 67.04 lakh, while his little grandson is relatively richer with properties worth Rs 11.33 crore in the Nara family. Nara Lokesh, CM’s son and TDP national general secretary, disclosed the assets of the five-member Nara family—Naidu, his wife Bhuvaneswari, son Lokesh, daughter-in-law Bramhani and grandson Devansh—at ... Read More »

Notices served on 12 YSR Congress MLAs

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly’s Privileges Committee issued notices to 12 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) MLAs seeking clarification on their violent behaviour in the House. The YSRCP MLAs, during the last winter session, had stormed the Speaker’s podium to express their protest and demanded immediate discussion on failure to get special status to Andhra Pradesh. Taking serious exception to the unparliamentary ... Read More »

IMMO Cycle rally to elicit opinion on special package

Amaravati: Indian Muslim Minority Organisation (IMMO) members have conducted the cycle rally from Anantapuram to Amravati for elicing public opinion on special status and special package. IMMO president Mahmood Basha was addressed a press conference at Velagapudi on Sunday. He said that IMMO members have taken the feedback from the public on the relative benefits of special package vis-a-vis Special ... Read More »

‘Holier than thou’ politics in AP

The evil of black money with its political connections in Andhra Pradesh has become a hot topic in the public discourse, following a missive fired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking withdrawal of high-value denominations such as Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 from circulation. In the same breath, Naidu made a controversial reference to ... Read More »

Amaravati, Vizag, Tirupati to be made mega cities

Tirupati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday directed TTD administration to involve in a big way in the development of the pilgrim city. Speaking to the media after the inspection of select localities here on Friday before his departure from here after a two-day visit, Naidu reiterated his government’s determination to develop Amaravati, Vizag and Tirupati as mega cities ... Read More »

Brahmotsavams end with ‘Chakrasnanam’

The nine-day Brahmotsavams came to a close with ‘Chakrasnanam’ on Tuesday at the famous hill temple of Lord Venkateswara here. The idol of Chakratalwar was ceremoniously immersed in the temple tank — Pushkarini — situated adjacent to the main temple complex amid chanting of Vedic hymns by a battery of priests. light from the break of dawn, devotees began converging ... Read More »

River Krishna to turn into a tourist hotspot

Vijayawada: The State government is all set to float yet another company for the development of the riverfront park on the banks of River Krishna from Prakasam Barrage to Ibrahimpatnam. The 32-km long river front would be developed as tourist place to attract international tourists. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had already decided to make the river front project on ... Read More »

Malayappa Swamy rides on Suryaprabha Vahanam

Tirumala: On the seventh day of Brahmotsavams Lord Malayappa Swamy, the processional deity of Lord Venkateswara, was taken in a procession atop Suryaprabha Vahanam, blessing his devotees along four mada streets, on Sunday. Being the chief deity among Navagrahas, Lord Surya is often portrayed as riding a chariot driven by seven horses. These 7 horses represent the colours of the ... Read More »

AgriGold Depositors, agents stage rasta roko

Vijayawada/Tirupati: AgriGold customers and agents welfare association organised a rasta roko on Saturday demanding that the government allot Rs 1,000 crore as an advance payment to the customers and victims of the firm. Traffic was disrupted at the Ramavarappadu Ring Road where the agitation took place and police took the association leaders and agents into custody. They were later released ... Read More »

Centre, State violated laws, alleges Sarma

Visakhapatnam: Former Union secretary and environmental activist EAS Sarma alleged that both Central and State governments violated a number of statutes and committed multiple financial improprieties in the execution of Polavaram project. In a letter to secretary, Finance Ministry Ashok Lavasa with copies marked to secretary Water Resources Sashi Shekhar, chairman Central Water Commission Ashwin Pandya and secretary, Ministry of ... Read More »