New Collectorate to come up in  Prakasam district

New Collectorate to come up in Prakasam district

Jun 25,2017 , 01:33 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Joint Collector of Prakasam district S Nagalakshmi announced that the government has sanctioned Rs 105 crore for the construction of a new complex of building for the Collectorate. She ordered the heads of all departments to submit the built up area required for them in the new Collectorate by June 27.
Providing free expensive medical treatment to poor

Providing free expensive medical treatment to poor

Jun 24,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas has claimed that the government is extending expensive health care to common man in private corporate hospitals.
Finance Minister Eatala Rajender vents anger at contractors

Finance Minister Eatala Rajender vents anger at contractors

Jun 23,2017 , 02:58 AM IST | Telangana
Finance Minister Eatala Rajender on Thursday gave vent to his impatience against the contractors for not cooperating with the government in execution of double-bedroom houses in the district. Except in constituencies represented by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, IT Minister K T Rama Rao, Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao and R&B Minister Tummala Nageswara Rao, the execution of the house const
Government following High Court directive on  AgriGold assets auction

Government following High Court directive on AgriGold assets auction

Jun 23,2017 , 12:11 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Taking strong exception over the opposition parties levelling remarks against the auction of AgriGold assets, Andhra Pradesh Planning Commission Deputy Chairman C Kutumba Rao said that the government has nothing do with the auction process as it is all going under the supervision of the AP High Court.
Input subsidy to be Rupees 15000 per hectare : Paritala Sunitha

Input subsidy to be Rupees 15000 per hectare : Paritala Sunitha

Jun 20,2017 , 02:17 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
tate minister for women Welfare, SERP and ICDS Paritala Sunitha has reiterated the government's commitment to pay input subsidy at the rate of Rs.15000 per hectare apart from the crop insurance payment to the beleaguered farmers in the district.Addressing a press conference here on Monday
Mid-day meal workers oppose privatisation

Mid-day meal workers oppose privatisation

Jun 20,2017 , 01:48 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Demanding the government to release long-pending payments and not to privatise the mid-day meal programme, the workers thronged the Visakhapatnam Collectorate and staged a dharna on Monday.
Naini Narsimha Reddy warns peddlers of fake products

Naini Narsimha Reddy warns peddlers of fake products

Jun 19,2017 , 11:08 PM IST | Telangana
Home Minister Naini Narsimha Reddy on Monday said the government would deal with an iron hand those who produce and sell fake items of seeds, fertilisers, bogus and spurious food products and contaminated articles.
Government to roll out sheep rearing scheme today

Government to roll out sheep rearing scheme today

Jun 19,2017 , 11:04 PM IST | Telangana
The much-hyped sheep rearing scheme, aiming at providing financial boost and sustainable progress of sheep farmers in the State, will be launched by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao at Kondapaka in Gajwel on June 20. The Chief Minister, who, according to Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leaders, dreams of empowering the Yadava community in the State, is formally launching the scheme at a program
Government to help generate more income through aquaculture

Government to help generate more income through aquaculture

Jun 18,2017 , 12:03 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Ch Adinarayana Reddy said that the State government kept ready various plans to ensure higher income through aquaculture in the State.
State trying to scuttle Singareni strike

State trying to scuttle Singareni strike

Jun 17,2017 , 11:01 PM IST | Telangana
The AITUC State secretary Potu Prasad demanded that the government revive the dependent employment in Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL). Speaking at the union meeting here on Saturday, he criticised the State government for using police force to scuttle the ongoing strike of the Singareni employees.
Exempt handloom sector from GST

Exempt handloom sector from GST

Jun 16,2017 , 02:16 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The cloth merchants of the town staged a protest against bringing handloom sector under GST. Shops in Pithapuram, Gollaprolu, and Kothapalli mandals remained closed. Weavers took out a motor rally from Tatiparthi to Uppada bus stand.
Don't intend to alter food habits, hit businesses: Govt

Don't intend to alter food habits, hit businesses: Govt

Jun 13,2017 , 02:18 PM IST | National
The government does not want to "alter" the food habits of people and put businesses in the sector in "any kind of difficulty"
RBI preparing top loan defaulters’ list: Arun Jaitley

RBI preparing top loan defaulters’ list: Arun Jaitley

Jun 13,2017 , 03:48 AM IST | Business
Plagued by huge bad loans problem, the government on Monday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is in an advanced stage of preparing a list of debtors whose cases will be taken up through the insolvency route for a speedy resolution.
Fishing ban: 30,000 fishermen yet to receive compensation

Fishing ban: 30,000 fishermen yet to receive compensation

Jun 13,2017 , 12:14 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
As many as 30,000 fishermen are yet to receive compensation announced by the government, for the fishing ban period. Only 7,600 got the compensation. Out of Rs 12 crore compensation to be paid to fishermen, only Rs 6 crore has been disbursed.
Rupees 200 crore  mini harbour construction works gain traction

Rupees 200 crore mini harbour construction works gain traction

Jun 11,2017 , 11:00 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Plans of the government have frequently been changing with fresh proposals from time to time and the classic example is the proposed mini harbour planned to be constructed at Juvvaladinne in Bogole mandal with Rs. 200 cr being considered now at various places between Krishnapatnam Port and Chennai harbour.
Government will transform Godavari as waterway: Tummala Nageshwara Rao

Government will transform Godavari as waterway: Tummala Nageshwara Rao

Jun 11,2017 , 04:03 AM IST | Telangana
The Godavari River in Telangana will be converted into a waterway soon, Minister for Roads & Buildings TummalaNageshwara Rao said on Saturday.The minister, who made a visit to Adilabad district along with other ministers JoguRamanna and A Indrakaran Reddy, told the media that the Centre has agreed in principle to transform Godavari river flowing area into Water Way to encourage water transportatio
Government giving top priority to agriculture: Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao

Government giving top priority to agriculture: Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao

Jun 11,2017 , 01:14 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Water Resources Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao on Saturday inaugurated the government – sponsored ‘Eruvaka Pournami’ programme at his adopted village Gollapudi in Vijayawada rural mandal under Mylavaram constituency near Vijayawada. The Minister performed special pujas and started Eruvaka programme.
Implement 2011 Tenant Farmer Act

Implement 2011 Tenant Farmer Act

Jun 10,2017 , 01:54 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The AP Tenant Farmers Association (APTFA) demanded that the government should implement 2011 Tenant Farmer Act, and give loan eligibility cards, crop insurance, input subsidy and agricultural accessories to tenant farmers. Speaking on the occasion
Fishermen demand timely compensation

Fishermen demand timely compensation

Jun 10,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The annual 61 days fishing ban is about to end by June 14. The government, which implemented ban, failed to provide package to the fishermen till date.Pikki Satyanarayana, a fisherman in the Kothapatnam area said, “We want government to understand our plight. We spend time in making repairs to nets, boats in this period.
Tenders for Amaravati to Anantapur Expressway soon

Tenders for Amaravati to Anantapur Expressway soon

Jun 09,2017 , 02:06 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Minister for roads & buildings Chintakayala Ayyannapatrudu said that the government would call for tenders for the construction of 400-km express highway from Amaravati to Anantapur connecting Guntur, Prasakasam, Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantapur districts. The minister addressed the media here before going to Piduguralla where he participated in ‘Mahasankalapam' public meeting on Thursday.
Role of Kallur Sub-Registrar alleged in double registration

Role of Kallur Sub-Registrar alleged in double registration

Jun 09,2017 , 01:55 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Despite the government’s efforts in curbing dubious registrations in connection with lands and housing plots, several bogus registrations are taking place at the Revenue and Sub-Registrar’s offices in Kurnool district. One such dubious registration has come to the fore with the victim bringing it to the notice of The Hans India.
CBI probe into water leakage demanded

CBI probe into water leakage demanded

Jun 08,2017 , 11:55 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
YSRCP Krishna district president and former minister K Parthasarathi on Thursday demanded that the government come forward and order for the CBI probe into the leakage of water at the chambers of party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy at the Assembly.
Government flayed for water leakage in Assembly buildings

Government flayed for water leakage in Assembly buildings

Jun 07,2017 , 11:55 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Congress criticised the government for water leakage in the Assembly and Secretariat buildings at Velagpudi. Rain water entering various chambers of Assembly was a strong proof of poor construction of the building, alleged the party. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday
Cleanse, overhaul system

Cleanse, overhaul system

Jun 07,2017 , 10:12 PM IST | Hans
Water contamination has been a long-standing problem in the country but successive governments have done precious little to tackle the problem through what is required--affirmative action. Thus, the problem has aggravated in the past few years and in some districts, the effects on human health have been quite disastrous. Lakhs of people were affected in different parts of the country due to intake
Industrial zone in Kovur for women:  N Amarnath Reddy

Industrial zone in Kovur for women: N Amarnath Reddy

Jun 07,2017 , 02:28 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Industries Minister N Amarnath Reddy said the government would set up an industrial zone spread over 50 acres in and around Kovur shortly for encouraging women entrepreneurs. Addressing the gathering Nava Nirmana Deeksha at Kovur on Tuesday, the Minister said the government has plans to start a university between Tirupati and Nellore for developing professional skills among youngsters.
Booze sellers violating MRP to face PD Act

Booze sellers violating MRP to face PD Act

Jun 07,2017 , 12:38 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Addressing media at the Secretariat on Tuesday, the minister said the government would take stern action against the liquor shops that indulge in irregularities. “Earlier, the excise department used to impose penalties for liquor adulteration and mixing of brands. But now we have asked our officials to cancel the licence itself,” Jawahar said
Farmers stage dharna

Farmers stage dharna

Jun 06,2017 , 01:46 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The farmers staged a dharna at district collectorate on Monday demanding the government to save their crops from the pollution of South Star Ceramic factory.The farmers led by Andhra Pradesh Koulu Rythu Sangham (APKRS) in the morning reached Collectorate and started dharna. They raised slogans against the South Star Ceramics factory.
Government to keep tabs on corporate frauds

Government to keep tabs on corporate frauds

Jun 05,2017 , 03:15 AM IST | Business
The government’s white-collar crime investigation agency SFIO is developing a new system, which will trawl social media platforms for leads on any possible fraud-in-making. Also, the new system will help in early detection of corporate frauds and safeguard gullible investors from fly- by-night operators.
India to take up highway projects abroad

India to take up highway projects abroad

Jun 05,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Business
The government is planning to launch a dedicated international subsidiary of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to take up roads and highway projects abroad, particularly in South Asia. Simultaneously, India is also looking forward to setting up joint ventures (JVs) for road construction in neighbouring countries.
BC leader R Krishnaiah asks government to bear hiked fees

BC leader R Krishnaiah asks government to bear hiked fees

Jun 05,2017 , 02:58 AM IST | Telangana
National BC Welfare Association president and MLA R Krishnaiah on Sunday demanded that the government bear the hike in fee of degree and engineering courses. In a letter addressed to Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, he said when fee reimbursement scheme was introduced in 2008, the entire fee was borne by the government.