Author : Chowdari Lakshmana Rao


Kovvada plant caught in web of protests

Kovvada plant caught in web of protests

Oct 10,2016 , 12:56 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Backed by the anti-nuclear plant advocates a section of locals have been creating hurdles for the land survey undertaken by the district administration. The Left parties organised public awareness campaigns in the affected villages like, Ramachandrapuram, Gudem, Kotapalem, Tekkali and Jeeru Kovvada. The plant is
Unauthorised layouts mushroom in Srikakulam

Unauthorised layouts mushroom in Srikakulam

Apr 19,2016 , 06:49 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Palasa, Nemali and Udayapuram on the agriculture land without getting the Non Agriculture status from the Revenue authorities. He said Vigilance team confirmed that owners of these layouts have evaded paying Rs 5 crore towards charges to convert agricultural land to non-agricultural purposes
No respite from heat in poor man’s Ooty

No respite from heat in poor man’s Ooty

Apr 12,2016 , 11:18 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Srikakulam is termed as the poor man’s Ooty for its cool climate even in summer as the four main Rivers Vamsadhara, Nagavali, Mahendratanaya and Bahuda are passing through the district. But for the past few years, the district was witnessing rise in temperatures due to industrial pollution and construction activity. 
Funds go waste as politicos spar

Funds go waste as politicos spar

Apr 11,2016 , 05:33 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Joint Collector (development) P Rajanikantha Rao admitted that they were unable to clear proposals by March 31, due to tremendous pressure. 
Water scarcity in Srikakulam

Water scarcity in Srikakulam

Apr 10,2016 , 04:01 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Water scarcity is troubling people in Srikakulam city as water level in Nagavali river was receding and infiltration wells dried. Officials have failed to arrest indiscriminate sand mining near infiltration wells in the river which is causing water scarcity. Water is being collected from the river through infiltration wells and it is being distributed through two main supply points.