Praising the Self-Help Group (SHG) women movement built over the years in Andhra Pradesh, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the TDP government in the state has destroyed the endeavour.
Reaching out to Seemandhra natives living in Hyderabad, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said those who settled in Hyderabad cannot be called "settlers" and vowed to work for the welfare of all citizens.
Thousands of Ayyappa devotees on Saturday offered worship at the famous hill shrine here during the 'mandala pooja', which marked the conclusion of the first phase of the two-month-long pilgrimage season.
Amid reports of friction between the Centre and the Telangana Government, a delegation led by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the controversial household survey conducted in the state among other issues.
With contentious issues cropping up between the two successor states of undivided Andhra Pradesh, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday proposed to have a dialogue with Telangana for amicable resolution of all disputes.
As Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the effects of deficient rain, the YSR Congress Party on Saturday urged the Chandrababu Naidu-led government to act on its poll promise of waiving all agriculture loans for the benefit of farmers.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to implement the commitments made by the previous Congress-led government to Seemandhra which include grant of special category status to it and execution of Polavaram multi-purpose irrigation project.
As Telangana becomes the 29th state on June 2, government on Thursday promulgated an ordinance merging some villages and mandals of Telangana into Seemandhra in a bid to deal with resettlement and rehabilitation of those displaced by Polavaram power project.
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday requested Governor E S L Narasimhan to ensure that bifurcation process of Andhra Pradesh is done in a transparent manner, leaving no scope for any misgivings.
TDP and TRS stormed to power with a bang in Seemandhra and Telangana respectively, while Congress ended up as the biggest loser in Lok Sabha as well as Legislative Assembly polls held in undivided Andhra Pradesh.