A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district today, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said.
The Andhra Pradesh government unveiled a Land Pooling Policy on Monday, to secure about 30,000 acres of land in order to construct a greenfield, riverfront capital city for the state on the southern side of the Krishna river, close to Vijayawada in the Guntur district.
Hyderabad: foundation of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh between Vijaywada and Guntur will be laid next year and its first phase with the government buildings and social infrastructure will be ready by 2019, said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday.
Dealing another blow to YSR Congress President Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh government Thursday officially declared as "lapsed" the limestone mining lease granted to his Saraswathi Power and Industries Limited in Guntur district of the state.
With the committee constituted by the central government opposing Andhra Pradesh government's proposal of locating its capital between Vijayawada and Guntur, Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu said on Thursday that centre will take a final decision on the issue in consultation with the state.
Andhra Pradesh Minister P Narayana, heading a government panel to build a new capital city, today said Guntur-Vijayawada cluster is being considered as a possible location given its easy accessibility from all the 13 districts of the truncated state.
The expert committee formed by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh submitted its preliminary report to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Saturday.
Low turnout greeted the Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Andhra Muslim College grounds on the Ponnuru road here when she arrived to address a campaign rally on Friday, apparently reflecting the anger of the people of Seemandhra region over states`s bifurcation.