Tuesday, 24 May, 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.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.