Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today directed his party leaders to ensure no space is left for "opposition" and the TDP remains in power for the next 20 years in the state.
Cash offerings, made in the temple 'hundi' by devotees at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati, have totalled a record Rs 20.24 crore in the last eight days of the ongoing Navaratri Brahmotsavam festivities, a temple official said today.
A youth, claiming to be an employee of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, was arrested here today for allegedly cheating several persons to the tune of Rs 28 lakh under the pretext of providing them jobs in the trust which manages famous Tirumala temple in Andhra Pradesh.
Rohith Vemula's brother has alleged that the report of the commission, constituted by HRD ministry after the Hyderabad university scholar's death, was aimed at saving BJP Union Ministers, Vice-Chancellor of Hyderabad Central University and ABVP members.
Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has seized around 100 kgs of alprazolam with a market value of Rs 2.52 crore, allegedly manufactured illicitly from a factory in Visakhapatnam, and apprehended five persons in this connection.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said his government has been utilising technology in a big way to make Andhra Pradesh a digitally literate state and called on information technologists to come forward with innovative ideas.
Thousands of devotees who thronged the Indrakeeladri shrine got a major shock today when the laddu 'prasadam' meant for sale was found filled with worms and insects, exposing gross negligence on part of the temple authorities.
The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 1.5 crore of four Andhra Pradesh postal department employees in connection with a money laundering probe against them. The Enforcement Directorate money laundering probe against the four employees pertains to an alleged savings fraud case in Kadapa district few years back.