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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.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday October 4, 2013
All roads to Tirupati are blocked by large groups protesting against the government's decision to proceed with the division of Andhra Pradesh. Devotees heading to the famous Tirumala temple are completing their journey by foot.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Thousands of Lord Venkateswara devotees had a tough time today as traffic to the hill shrine came to a halt due to the one-day total strike called by anti-Telangana protesters.
India | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday September 11, 2013
The government has no designs on temple gold to tide over its financial crisis, the finance ministry today clarified, after the central bank's recent note asking temples to assess their gold stocks caused a stir.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday September 6, 2013
The demand for a united Andhra Pradesh is getting louder and stronger. Today, around 50,000 people gathered at Tirupati demanding a status quo in the state, even though the Centre has decided to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh into Telangana and Seemandhra.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 18, 2013
Senior Congress MP from Telangana V Hanumantha Rao on Saturday came under attack by those opposing division of Andhra Pradesh at Tirupati, when he went to the Tirumala temple.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday August 14, 2013
In a relief to thousands of devotees, the bus services to the famous Tirumala temple have been partially restored after a day-long strike by state transport workers on Tuesday protesting the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday August 14, 2013
The Telangana row has now reached the Tirumala Venkateswara temple at Tirupati. Thousands of devotees were forced to trek their way to the hill abode of Lord Balaji today because public buses were off the road, something that has not happened in the ...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 13, 2013
For the first time in nearly four decades, buses to the famous Hindu temple on top of the Tirumala Hills in Tirupati were stopped today in protest against the Centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 5, 2013
A series of protests continued in the Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh for the sixth consecutive day today against the Congress and UPA's decision to bifurcate the state for creation of Telangana.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday July 31, 2013
At least four ministers from Andhra Pradesh have handed over their resignations to chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy in protest against the Congress' decision to create a new Telangana state. Six party MLAs have also quit. There is a bandh in the enti...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2013
With Tirupati Balaji temple attracting visitors in hordes, Andhra Pradesh has become the top tourist destination in the country recording 206.8 million domestic tourists last year.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 16, 2013
In a princely offering, an NRI devotee from US today donated Rs 16 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala.