Godavari, Krishna rivers to be linked today

In a good news to farmers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will release water of river Godavari into Krishna on Wednesday to mark the formal linking of the two rivers.

Over 11 crore took dip in Godavari during 12 days

More than 11 crore people took a dip in the Godavari river in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh during the 12-day Godavari maha pushkaralu festival that ended on Saturday.

Pushkaram: Governor Narasimhan takes holy dip in Godavari

 ESL Narasimhan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, on Monday took a holy dip in the river Godavari on the seventh day of the ongoing 'Mahapushkaram' here.

Godavari not polluted, says Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu

Amid the ongoing 'Godavari Pushkaram' here, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has stressed that the river is clean and assured it would be protected in future as well.

Thousands take holy dip in Godavari on second day

Thousands of pilgrims took holy dip in Godavari river here on Wednesday as authorities took steps to improve crowd management, a day after 27 people died in a stampede.

Rajahmundry stampede: Naidu failed to follow standard operating procedures, says Digvijay

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said Wednesday that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had failed to follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) with regard to the organisation of the Maha Pushkaram on the banks of the River Godavari, and this had led to Tuesday's stampede that claimed 29 lives.

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

Van plunges into Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, 22 killed

Twenty two people were killed when a multi utility vehicle (MUV), in which they were travelling in plunged into Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh early Saturday.

Two killed as bus falls into Godavari river

At least two people were killed and 30 injured when a bus fell into Godavari river in Khammam district of Telangana on Thursday, police said.

Two girls drown in river Godavari in Telangana

Two girls on Monday drowned in river Godavari while they had gone to take bath at Mogilipet village, nearly 90 km from here, police said.

Andhra to complete Polavaram project in 2018

 Andhra Pradesh aims to complete the prestigious Polavaram irrigation project by March 2018, Governor ESL Narasimhan told the state legislature on Saturday.

Devotees take holy dip in Godavari on 'Mahashivratri'

Over two lakh devotees took holy dip in river Godavari in East and West Godavari districts in Andhra Pradesh on festival 'Maha Shivratri' on Tuesday.

Shivratri: Devotees take holy dip in Godavari, offer prayers

Thousands of devotees on Tuesday took a holy dip in Godavari river and offered prayers to Lord Shiva at the famous Kapaleshwar temple here on the occasion of 'Mahashivratri'.

'80 TMC of Godavari water can be diverted through Polavaram'

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said about 80 TMC of water from Godavari river can be diverted to Krishna river through upcoming Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh.

Cyclone: East Godavari admin to meet on Thursday to check preparedness

A special meeting of the East Godavari district officials will be held at Kakinada on Thursday to take stock of preparedness for cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' which is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh coast by October 12.

Many Andhra villages marooned as Godavari floods; relief work on

Several villages under Devipatnam mandal of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh remained marooned as river Godavari was in spate on Monday even as a second warning has been issued at Sir Arthur Cotton Barrage at Dowaleswaram.

Fire breaks out in residential building in Mumbai`s Andheri

A fire has broken out in a residential building Godavari in Mumbai`s Andheri area.

GAIL pipeline fire: Toll goes up to 19, three still critical

With two more persons succumbing to their burn injuries on Sunday, the toll in Friday`s deadly fire-blast, apparently caused by leakage from a GAIL gas pipeline here, rose to 19 even as the condition of at least three others remains critical, police said.

Police personnel injured after their vehicle hits a lorry

Ten police personnel were injured after their vehicle hit a lorry at Pangidi in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, the police said here Monday.