AP boat tragedy: Search operations hampered by rain

Search operations for 24 missing people in the boat tragedy in Andhra Pradesh proved to be a daunting task following heavy rain and surging flood in River Godavari as the toll rose to 12 on Monday while the vessel was located at a depth of 300 feet. Continue Reading

Silver crown missing from TTD treasury: AP BJP unit

The BJP on Tuesday alleged that a crown made of silver weighing about 5 kg and some golden articles have gone missing from the treasury of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) that governs the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala. Continue Reading

BJP protests over non-Hindu pilgrimage ads on bus tickets in Tirupati

Bus tickets carrying advertisements of Jerusalem yatra and Haj pilgrimage issued to devotees proceeding to the famous Lord Venkateswara temple at nearby Tirumala triggered a protest by the BJP here on Friday against the State-run transport corporation. Continue Reading

AP starts handing over buildings in Hyderabad to Telangana

The Andhra Pradesh government yesterday started handing over buildings in the Secretariat here to the Telangana dispensation in line with a recent order by the governor of both the states. Continue Reading

AP to experience heat wave for next 3 days

Andhra Pradesh Weather Forecasting and Early Warning Research Centre (AWARE) yesterday warned that the State would witness extreme heat wave conditions for the next three days. This is due to delay in arrival of the southwest monsoon coupled with cyclone Vayu in the Arabian Sea. Continue Reading

2019 polls: AP CEO says he was functioning strictly under norms

“I will not react to what the Chief Minister wrote in the letter (to the Chief Election Commissioner). I will only implement the instructions issued by the CEC,” said Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Gopal Krishna Dwivedi yesterday. Continue Reading