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.
Election 2014 | Maya Mirchandani | Monday May 5, 2014
Stalled infrastructural projects for airports and power plants have become focal isues in these elections.
Election 2014 | 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.
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.
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.
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 | 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.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 24, 2013
Ahead of the launch of the Indo- French satellite 'SARAL' onboard ISRO's workhorse rocket PSLV from Sriharikota, ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan today offered worship at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati.
South | Uma Sudhir | Thursday February 21, 2013
If you are a devotee of Tirupati's famous Lord Balaji, you can take comfort in knowing that He can be with you at all times.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 9, 2013
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa returned to Colombo on Saturday after praying at the Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati.
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir, edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday February 8, 2013
When Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa lands this evening in Andhra Pradesh on a private plane with a 60-member delegation, he is likely to be flown on Indian Air Force helicopter the base of the Tirumala hills, just 15 kms from the famous Tirup...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 27, 2012
President Pranab Mukherjee offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala on Thursday.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday December 18, 2012
Vijay Mallya, the Chairman of the United Breweries Group, today donated 3 kg gold at the Tirupati temple.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 24, 2012
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of famous Lord Balaji temple, in association with Andhra Pradesh Endowments Department, will conduct special rituals at various temples to mark 'Kartik Poornima' festival beginning on Nov...