Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today expressed grave concern over the violence in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over Cauvery water sharing. "It is sad that people of these states grew restive over water. The violent incidents in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are an example of the ill-effects of water crisis," Mr Naidu said.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu once again expressed displeasure with the banks over poor disbursal of loans to farmers and said "the banking sector will be good only if the farmers are good."
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the financial package of Rs 2.25 lakh crore announced by the centre for Andhra Pradesh will benefit the state more than the special category status being demanded by it.
On a day Andhra Pradesh saw a shutdown after the central government announced a special package for it rather than the special status it was demanding, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met a delegation of BJP leaders from the state and urged them to work for its development.
Amidst strong demand for special category status for Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that there were ample opportunities for development in the state which was given a special financial package two days ago.
The three-day Monsoon session of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly ended abruptly today after the opposition YSR Congress members created ruckus as they tried to uproot mikes and damage cameras over the special category status issue.
Huge 'laddus' of 31,401 kg and 29,645 kg packed with a variety of dry fruits, yellow camphor and dollops of cow ghee were prepared by two popular confectioneries here for the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.
It was his second public meeting in less than three weeks. And Pawan Kalyan, Telugu hero and chief of the Jana Sena was clear in naming the villain - the BJP, who, he accused of "giving two stale laddoos" to the state of Andhra Pradesh.