A top body of industries in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh today welcomed most of the Rail Budget proposals, but said the move to increase freight rates for some commodities will make raw materials costlier adversely nearly all business segments.
At least 17 girls lodged at a government-run SC/ST hostel in Rajahmundry in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh have been hospitalised for suspected food poisoning after eating contaminated food, police said today.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today indicated that the Centre may take up the issue of introducing amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 during the forthcoming budget session of Parliament.
Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya today said he would hold discussions with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over the state government's decision to relocate the chest hospital at Erragadda and build the new secretariat in its place.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today directed officials to complete works related to 15,000 km of national highways in the state, including single-lane, double-lane and four-lane roads, within a year.
YSR Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today alleged that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is presenting a poor scene of the state's economy only to avoid implementation of TDP's election promises like farm loan waiver.