Elections heat up temple town Tirupati
May 5, 2014
Feb 6, 2014
Telangana News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday February 25, 2015
It was a pledge made by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, but it is taxpayers who will fund a 5.5-crore donation to the famous Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday January 26, 2015
Congress will field a candidate in the by-election for Tirupati Assembly constituency to be held on February 13.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 27, 2014
Three cities in Andhra Pradesh-- Vijaywada, Nellore and Tirupati-- will soon have solar street lighting systems on the lines of Vishakhapatnam, P Narayana, Minister for Municipal Administration, said in Vijaywada.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Tirupati on Tuesday to offer prayers at the famous Tirumala temple.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 27, 2014
A woman and her one-year-old baby boy were electrocuted when they stepped on a live wire in a water filled pit while waiting in the queue for darshan at the Lord Venkateswara temple at nearby Tirumala on Monday night, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government aims to complete two metro rail projects - in Visakhapatnam and VGTM (Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri) area - within three-and-half-years and it has proposed a similar venture for the temple town of Tirupati.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today urged yoga guru Ramdev to open a yoga centre in Tirupati.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 5, 2014
A day after being unanimously elected as legislative party leader, Telugu Desam Party or TDP Party Chief N Chandrababu Naidu offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala in Tirupati this morning.
South | Radhika Iyer | Wednesday June 4, 2014
As the residual state of Andhra Pradesh prepares to choose the new capital city after the creation of Telangana, it seems that Tirupati, the temple town, could well become the crown of the state, if not its capital.
Elections News | Maya Mirchandani | Monday May 5, 2014
Stalled infrastructural projects for airports and power plants have become focal isues in these elections.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 1, 2014
Mr Modi was accompanied by Telugu Desam Party President N Chandrababu Naidu and Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said if his party is voted to power, the famous temple city of Tirupati would be made into an international IT hub besides a great spiritual place.
Tuesday April 8, 2014
Carrying on with its low-fare offers, SpiceJet has now started giving limited-period discounted tickets to flyers from Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
South | Edited by Swati Gupta (With inputs from IANS) | Thursday March 20, 2014
Air Force helicopters are flying over the thick forests near the Tirumala temple to examine reports of new flames. A massive fire that, according to early estimates, has destroyed 5000 hectares and was believed extinguished last night.
South | NDTV.com | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Tiruamal Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) EO Sri MG Gopal on Wednesday evening elaborated to media in his camp office in Tirumala on the fire-fighting measures taken up by TTD to arrest the forest fires which engulfed vast area in Seshachalam ranges.
South | Edited by Shoumeshwar Sen (with inputs from IANS) | Thursday March 20, 2014
A fire was blazing this evening in the thick forests near the famous Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
Four members of a family returning from a pilgrimage to Tirupati shrine in a car, were killed in a road accident in the wee hours today in Tamil Nadu, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
Normal life remained paralysed for the second consecutive day in the 13 districts of the Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of the state following the bandh call by APNGOs and YSR Congress against the tabling of the Telangana Bill in Lok Sabha.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
Over 75 persons were rounded up in Andhra Pradesh today following an attack on forest department personnel by red sanders wood smugglers near Tirupati
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
Expressing shock over the death of two forest personnel in an attack on them by red sanders smugglers in the Tirupati forest, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today directed officials to conduct an inquiry into the incident.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 7, 2013
Shutdown continued for the second day today in Rayalaseema and coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh against the central government's decision to bifurcate the state by carving out separate Telangana state.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 8, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announced promotions and cash awards for the state police team involved in the arrest of the two suspected Al-Umma terrorists in Andhra Pradesh's Puttur town last week.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 6, 2013
The Navaratri Brahmotsavam festivals of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near Tirupati began on Saturday with hoisting of sacred 'Garuda flag' by high priests, amid chanting hymns, atop the golden 'Dwajasthambham' (holy mast) inside the temple.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 5, 2013
Two suspected militants hiding in a house in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district were arrested today after an 11 hour joint operation by policemen from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.