Hyderabad: 2014 will go down as a watershed year in the geo-political history of Andhra Pradesh, marked the end of an era of a state that remained one for close to 57 years and the beginning of a new era in which the state got a re-birth.
Developing a capital city, improving the economy and putting Andhra Pradesh on the fast track of development are some of the challenges for the TDP government led by N Chandrababu Naidu, which completes six months in office tomorrow.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, whose TDP is the ally of BJP in the state, on Thursday said the row over remarks made by Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in Parliament should end as she had already apologised over her utterances.
Ten TDP legislators were on Thursday suspended from Telangana Assembly for a week after they raised a protest seeking an opportunity to take part in budget discussion even as ruling TRS members demanded that TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy tender an apology to the House.
Seeking to attract foreign investment in his state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has reached Singapore for a three-day visit during which he will meet senior government officials and top business leaders.
Industrialist-turned-politician Yalamanchili Satyanarayana alias 'Sujana' Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu during the TDP chief's stint as Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh in the mid-1990s has earned him a berth in the Union Council of Ministers.
Protesting the TDP government's decision to change Andhra Pradesh's formation day to June 2, YSR Congress Party today said it would continue to observe November 1 as the formation day "to honour the sentiments of Telugu people".
Andhra Pradesh government will procure land from farmers for setting up new capital city in Vijayawada region through "land pooling" but will also keep the acquisition route open, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here on Thursday.