Author : Patibandla Srinivas


Jagan’s meeting with PM raises political heat in state

Jagan’s meeting with PM raises political heat in state

May 13,2017 , 05:45 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
YSRCP president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi stirred up a hornet’s nest in state politics with TDP, BJP and YSRCP involving in heated political exchanges.  
Naidu to overhaul official machinery

Naidu to overhaul official machinery

Apr 13,2017 , 03:29 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is poised to shake up the bureaucracy at the top level in an attempt to improve delivery mechanism a couple of years ahead of the elections. 
Admin capital a distant dream

Admin capital a distant dream

Apr 11,2017 , 04:04 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The dream of administrative capital, proposed to come up in the area falling under Lingayapalem and Rayapudi villages, is unlikely to become a reality by 2018 as conceived by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Hiccups in the land pooling scheme may play spoilsport for the Naidu’s plans to mobilize funds from banks, apart from other sources.
AP CM treads with caution on portfolio allotment

AP CM treads with caution on portfolio allotment

Apr 04,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Stung by a wave of protests from within his party over the Cabinet expansion for allegedly displaying a ‘special love’ for defectors at the expense of old horses, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu appeared to have treaded with caution in allotment of portfolios. He let the vocal and senior ministers such as Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, KE Krishnamurthy, Ganta Srinivasa Rao and P Narayana remain untouc
Wear dhoti on Ugadi: YSRC appeals to Naidu

Wear dhoti on Ugadi: YSRC appeals to Naidu

Mar 29,2017 , 04:10 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
While the ruling TDP and Opposition YSRC are trading barbs over various issues and involving in heated exchanges, YSRCP Mydukuru MLA S Raghurami Reddy appealed to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to adorn traditional Telugu attire (dhoti) at least on the occasion of Ugadi. He made a personal request to the Chief Minister on this front
Governor opens AP Assembly

Governor opens AP Assembly

Mar 07,2017 , 03:52 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Governor ESL Narasimhan on Monday showcased the thrust areas of the AP government which includes “Reforms with a human face and welfare coupled with growth” while inaugurating the joint session of the Assembly and Council. 
Chiru, Balayya set for clash at box-office

Chiru, Balayya set for clash at box-office

Jan 03,2017 , 04:06 AM IST | Cinema
Interestingly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should thank movie buffs since they overcome cash crunch with consummate ease. Even though various business sectors are facing the heat of note ban, Tollywood was not affected much, according to trade experts.
Yet, we call it Praja Rajadhani!

Yet, we call it Praja Rajadhani!

Dec 29,2016 , 02:28 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The temporary secretariat came up in five out of six blocks at Velagapudi in the Amaravati region with a government’s lofty ideal of building a ‘Praja Rajadhani’ or people’s capital in the local dialect with delivery of administration to the people’s doorsteps as the bottom-line. Commoners hardly get this feel during their visits to the corridors of power.
D-effect throws AP State budget into disarray

D-effect throws AP State budget into disarray

Nov 30,2016 , 02:55 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The acute liquidity crisis unleashed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surgical strike against black money looms large over the State government’s budget exercise for the 2017-18 fiscal. 
Exchange of stash at 30% commission thrives

Exchange of stash at 30% commission thrives

Nov 18,2016 , 04:37 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The people of various walks of life are receiving calls from their kith and kin and well-wishers, friends and strangers with mutually beneficial offers of exchange of banned currency. 
Government, pvt players battle for ownership

Government, pvt players battle for ownership

Oct 20,2016 , 10:52 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Reports suggest that neither the Irrigation nor the Revenue departments have proper records of the extent of islands. The officials were accused of doing a botched job, while surveying the lands, as the records reflect only 2,000 acres. Decades ago the Irrigation department conducted a survey, which depicted that as much as 8,000 acres were in its folds against to 20,000 acres, which was believed
Eight-lane road to connect Vijayawada, Amaravati

Eight-lane road to connect Vijayawada, Amaravati

Oct 17,2016 , 04:44 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
* Existing plans of six-lane road changed * IIT-Madras to draw new plans * Works to be undertaken in two stretches
Velagapudi may not host next Assembly Session

Velagapudi may not host next Assembly Session

Oct 15,2016 , 02:47 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
It seems that grand plans of the State government to conduct the next Assembly session in interim Secretariat complex in Velagapudi, may not materialise. Primarily, due to change of plans in Assembly building which is under construction in Velagapudi in Amaravati capital region along with relocation of chambers as per vaastu and expanding seating capacity of members are some of the reasons for hol
Once a cynosure of all eyes, now a forlorn picture

Once a cynosure of all eyes, now a forlorn picture

Oct 11,2016 , 04:40 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The site at Uddandaraya Palem, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid a foundation stone for the capital on Vijaya Dasami  with all the pomp and glitter, looks like a dream which is yet to come true even after a year.