Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicAndhra pradesh

Topic: andhra pradesh

BJP offer for Andhra alcohol consumers — ‘vote us to power, we’ll cut liquor price to Rs 75’

Andhra BJP chief Somu Veerraju says if state’s nearly '1 crore liquor consumers' vote for BJP, the party would slash liquor rates to Rs 75. Liquor prices are a controversial issue in Andhra.

Avoid airport lounge, queue up like common people: PM Modi tells BJP MPs in breakfast meet

BJP MPs from Andhra, Telangana, Karnataka told to organise sporting, cultural events, meet and greet people to know their expectations and showcase work done by government.

First case of Omicron detected in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh

A 34-year old foreign traveller from Ireland and a 20-year-old man from Italy Sunday tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh respectively.

Andhra builders up in arms after Jagan govt orders them to hand over 5% land for public housing

Realtors are expected to 'voluntarily' hand over 5% land in layouts (or matching cost) to Andhra govt. Officials ask if they 'can’t do this much for housing scheme for the poor'.

Ex-CM of undivided Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah dies at 88

Rosaiah died Saturday while being taken to a private hospital after he fell ill in the morning. He also served as the Governor of Tamil Nadu from 31 August 2011 to 30 August 2016.

CAG rebukes Andhra government over ‘gross financial mismanagement’

In State Finances Audit Report for March 2020 tabled in AP assembly Friday, CAG observed govt needs to estimate resources 'more realistically', manage expenditure 'judiciously'.

Jagan govt withdraws laws aiming to set up 3 Andhra capitals, promises ‘better’ version 

Addressing assembly, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy laments ‘false narrative’, talks about importance of decentralised development. Says will consult all stakeholders. 

Decades-old Neradi Barrage, border village disputes to be discussed as Andhra, Odisha CMs meet

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Naveen Patnaik will meet Tuesday, and are set to discuss the Vamsadhara river irrigation project and disputed villages in Koraput district.

With a stubble, slippers & weight loss, Chandrababu’s son Nara Lokesh aims to lose ‘Pappu’ tag

Nara Lokesh is a Stanford University alum who held IT ministry — besides panchayati raj and rural development — during his father’s tenure as Andhra Pradesh CM.

Top Naxal leader RK, who led peace talks with Andhra govt in 2004, dies of ‘prolonged illness’

Akkiraju Haragopal alias Hargopal Ramkrishna was in charge of Andhra-Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee and was trained in jungle warfare.

On Camera

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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