Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday took into preventive custody as many as 130 people from Tamil Nadu who tried to hold protest against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the temple town of Tirupati.
Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday prevented several activists from Tamil Nadu, who wanted to stage a protest against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the temple town of Tirupati, from entering the state.
The famous Lord Venkateswara shrine at Tirumala has netted more than Rs 20 crore by way of darshan tickets and hundi collections during the nine-day annual Brahmotsavam festival which concluded on Saturday.
The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday appointed E Sreedharan, former managing director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, as principal adviser for the Metro Rail projects it has proposed to take up in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati.
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Saturday suggested creation of a separate authority on the lines of Vaishno Devi and Tirupati shrine boards for the development and management of different religious centres in the state including Chardham.
A delegation of Telugu Desam Party legislators met Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan at the Raj Bhavan here on Thursday and handed over a letter informing him about the election of N Chandrababu Naidu as the leader of Telugu Desam Legislature Party.
BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and Telugu actor-turned-politician Pavan Kalyan would address public meetings in Tirupati and five other towns of Seemandhra over the next two days.
Megastar K Chiranjeevi, fondly called as Amitabh Bachchan of Telugu cinema, is staring down the barrel in this pilgrim hub as many angry voters, who sent him to Andhra Pradesh assembly five years ago, now paint him as a villain who couldn`t prevent the state`s bitter split.
Hundreds of fans of superstar Rajinikanth here will leave on a Padyatra to Tirupathi April 2 to pray for the success of the actor`s forthcoming Tamil magnum opus ‘Kochadaiiyaan’, slated to release April 11.