Verdant paddy fields dot the land scape on Tadikonda-Thullur stretch, a region chosen for construction of the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar
THE HINDU Verdant paddy fields dot the land scape on Tadikonda-Thullur stretch, a region chosen for construction of the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar

AP capital to come up in Guntur district

Decision emerges from marathon Cabinet meet; 30,000 acres identified across 17 villages. He said the 30,000 acres would be divided into six sectors and the farmers would be given 1,000 yards of fully... »
Police produce evangelist Mondithoka Sudhir before the media in Tirupati on Thursday. Photo: K.V. Poornachandra Kumar

Evangelist Sudhir arrested, admits to offence

Pretending as gullible devotees, Sudhir surrendered a copy of The Bible and other missionary material to the security staff at Alipiri check point before proceeding to Tirumala »
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh participates in the 'Run for Unity' in Hyderabad on Friday. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf

Rajnath Singh flags off unity rally in Hyderabad

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday recalled a bit of history when he spoke of how 562 sovereign States across the length and breadth of the country were brought together, under th... »
CHITTOOR, October 31, 2014

Elephant electrocuted near Kuppam

A wild elephant of a 13-member herd was electrocuted at Nallagutta forest of Ramapuram thanda of Ramakuppam mandal, 40 km from Kuppam, in the early hours of Friday.According to information,... »
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

Kamalnathan panel awaits clarity on key issues

The Kamalnathan Committee’s guidelines approved by the Prime Minister for distribution of State-level employees between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been uploaded in the State Reorganisation... »
October 30, 2014

Tough action likely against striking medicos

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao is learnt to have directed health officials to take strict action against junior doctors who have been boycotting medical duties in all the teaching hospitals of... »
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

Foetus treated for defect in heart

When a regular ultrasound scan revealed that 25-year-old Sirisha’s unborn baby had a defect in its heart, her world came crashing down. However, weeks later, in what doctors from Care Hospital cla... »
ONGOLE, October 30, 2014

Pastors condemn evangelism at Tirumala

The Ongole Denomination of Churches Union on Thursday condemned the proselytisation activities carried out by a Christian missionary at Tirumala. Taking a series view of the “objectionable”... »
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

AP Formation Day tobe celebrated on June 2

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to celebrate the formation day of the State on June 2, the appointed day on which the erstwhile AP was bifurcated instead of November 1 as was followed in the un... »
VIJAYAWADA, October 30, 2014

Vijayawada MLA's son held in accident case 

Two students, including the son of Vijayawada MLA Bonda Umamaheswara Rao, were arrested by the Guntur police on Thursday in connection with the death of a youngster in a car racing that took plac... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, October 30, 2014

Maoist bandh partial in Agency

Bandh in Visakha Agency area on Thursday, for which the banned CPI (Maoist) has given a call in protest against the killing of two of its members near Korukonda shandy on October 19, was partial e... »
VHP activists demonstrating before the Kadapa Collectorate on Thursday.
KADAPA, October 30, 2014

VHP wants pastor punished

Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists on Thursday staged a demonstration before the Kadapa Collectorate demanding stern punishment for the pastor “who had resorted to malicious propaganda” in Tiruma... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, October 30, 2014

Hudhud impact: Ongoing projects not hit, says Vizag Port chairman

All the ongoing projects at Visakhapatnam Port would be implemented as per schedule despite the damage caused to some infrastructure by Cyclone Hudhud, its Chairman M.T. Krishna Babu said on Thur... »

Water row: A.P., TS stick to their guns

‘Eco Cooker’ promises to save 30% of LPG

Hudhud victims urge Naidu to do more

Parody twitter handles of Naidu, Kishan Reddy spark resentment

Transport dept. drive for Aadhaar linkage

TS cool to AP suggestion to delay power generation at Sagar

Conversion footage in Tirumala creates ripples

Restoration of basic amenitiestop priority: Navy Chief

Student arrested for FB post on Hudhud

Berger Paints India Limited Managing Director and CEO Abhijit Roy speaking to The Hindu in Vijayawada on Thursday. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
VIJAYAWADA, October 31, 2014

Paints major banks on construction of capital

Berger Paints India Limited is planning to double its capacity at its Hindupur plant in Anantapur district in the next five years. The paint-maker and its partners - British Paints, Nippon Bee Che... »
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

Two AP officials booked for ‘diverting TS welfare funds’

The simmering differences between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a drastic turn on Thursday when a Telangana official lodged police complaint against his AP counterparts accusing them of diverti... »
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu at the launch of Employees Health Scheme in Hyderabad on Thursday. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

Naidu launches Employees’ Health Scheme

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said the State has a natural advantage for speedy development owing to its long coastal line. By virtue of its natural resources, the State will soon become... »
TDP coordinator for cadre welfare Nara Lokesh. Photo: P.V. Sivakumar
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

TDP offers party membership with free accident insurance

In what is being claimed as never-before-initiative, the Telugu Desam Party will, on November 3, roll out a membership drive that will provide a Rs. 2 lakh accident insurance for active members in... »
ONGOLE, October 30, 2014

TTSS condemns ‘evangelism at Tirumala’

With the video footage on evangelism at Tirumala going viral, members of the Tirumala Tirupati Samkrakshana Samiti (TTSS) staged a demonstration here on Thursday to “free Tirumala, the abode of Lor... »
Krishna Water Management Board Chairman S. K. G. Pandit after crucial meeting on utilization of Krishna and Godavari river waters held at headquarters of Irrigation Department, Jalasoudha in Hyderabad. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

Meeting on power row ends in stalemate

The Krishna River Management Board failed to resolve the contentious issue of hydel power generation at Srisailam for the second consecutive day on Thursday as both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana go... »
GUNTUR, October 30, 2014

MLA’s son held, released on bail

Bonda Siddharth (Siddhu), son of MLA Bonda Umamaheswara Rao, along with friend Sivaram was arrested by Yadlapadu police in the case relating to accident on national highway on Wednesday. They were... »
VISAKHAPATNAM, October 30, 2014

AU PG exams postponed

Examinations of all PG and professional courses of Andhra University scheduled to commence on November 10 have been postponed and will start on November 20, Controller of Examinations K. Samrajyala... »
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014


Sand purchase in Andhra Pradesh will be a click away from the second week of November. In a far-reaching initiative, the State government is all set to enable people of all 13 districts t... »
Former chairman of Satyam Computers, B .Ramalinga Raju arrives at the Metropolitan Criminal Courts in Hyderabad on Thursday. Photo: P.V. Sivakumar
HYDERABAD, October 30, 2014

Satyam case verdict likely on December 23

The Special Court trying the case pertaining to the Satyam Computer Services scam here on Thursday, posted it to December 23. In all probability, the Court will pronounce the judgement on that day... »

Govt. mulling permission for new distilleries

Officials told to extensively tour villages

Naidu wants cyclone-proofpower infrastructure

2nd phase of counselling to help engg. colleges next year

Several local body heads face criminal cases: FGG

BJP fills vacuum left by Congress, YSRC

Land acquisition for capital from Nov. 1

Supreme Court gives nod to Second phase of counselling