Indo-AsianNews Service | Friday July 25, 2014
Saina Nehwal was promised Rs. 50 lakh cash award by the Andhra Pradesh state government for winning the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics but is yet to receive it.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Thursday July 24, 2014
A local BJP leader has courted controversy by criticising the Telangana government's decision to appoint tennis ace Sania Mirza as the new state's brand ambassador. K Laxman contends that Sania is not "local" enough to merit that stature.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The Andhra Pradesh government today announced it would waive farm loans of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per family, a move that is likely to impose a financial burden of Rs 35,000 crore on the cash-starved state exchequer.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Parliament today passed a bill on setting up of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, with government assuring all possible steps for rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected people.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
The Telangana government has dismissed the suggestions of the Home Ministry to form a joint force comprising police of the new state and residuary Andhra Pradesh to control the law and order in Hyderabad and set up a special cell to deal with hate cr...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 12, 2014
A day-long Telangana bandh called today in protest against the passage of a Bill in Lok Sabha to transfer some mandals of the newly-created state to Andhra Pradesh to aid the construction of the Polavaram project went off peacefully, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government today welcomed the passing of AP Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 by Lok Sabha that will transfer seven mandals in Bhadrachalam revenue division of Telangana to Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government today welcomed the passing of 'Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill', 2014 by Lok Sabha that will transfer seven mandals in Bhadrachalam revenue division of Telangana to Andhra Pradesh.
Thursday July 10, 2014
The government will set up four new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 30, 2014
Tamil Nadu government today enhanced the relief announced to the victims belonging to the state killed in a building collapse near suburban Porur.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 28, 2014
CPI yesterday demanded that Union government should constitute a high-level technical expert committee to probe into the gas pipeline fire at Nagaram village in East Godavari district.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a Bill amending the AP Public Employment (Regulation of Age of Superannuation) Act, 1984, enhancing retirement age of government employees to 60 years from 58.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday appealed to the Assam administration to ensure safe release of an engineer from the state, who was allegedly kidnapped in Andhra Pradesh by a group of militants.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 22, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday requested the Centre to rescue 61 persons from the state who are currently stranded in strife-hit Iraq, and ensure their safe passage to their native places.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
There is no looking back on the Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh and the government will stick to its decision to construct the dam, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkiah Naidu said on Sunday.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 14, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government today said it has placed orders to buy 570 megawatt power from the firms in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to meet the deficit.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Friday June 13, 2014
A sub-normal monsoon has given rise to the possibility of drought in parts of the country, but the government is ready to tackle it, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said ahead of a meeting called by the Prime Minister to review the impac...
India | Reuters | Monday June 9, 2014
India will consider giving subsidised diesel, cheaper loans and extra seeds to farmers if rains turn out to be poor this year, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said, adding the country was ready to deal with a patchy monsoon.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
The federal spirit of the country has been diluted over the years, the government said today, promising to correct it by actively engaging with the states on national issues and function as an 'organic Team India'.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
The rising Current Account Deficit (CAD) and galloping prices are the issues which will be tackled on an urgent basis by the government, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Vijayawada today.