Mamata condoles JB Patnaik's death

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday condoled the death of former Odisha Chief Minister Janaki Ballabh Patnaik.

Kin of 20 firing victims lodge police complaint in AP

Alleging foul play in the gunning down of 20 people in a police operation, the relatives of the victims on Sunday lodged a police complaint in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

LS Speaker offers prayers at Tirupati shrine

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near here.

Red sanders encounter: Tamil Nadu govt announces Rs 3 lakh each to kin of those killed in AP; NHRC seeks reply
Red sanders encounter: Tamil Nadu govt announces Rs 3 lakh each to kin of those killed in AP; NHRC seeks reply

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced compensation for the families of the 20 alleged red sandalwood smugglers who were killed in a joint operation by the Andhra Pradesh Police and forest officials in Chitoor forest range yesterday.

Red sandalwood smugglers encounter: Magisterial probe ordered, NHRC issues notice to Andhra govt
Red sandalwood smugglers encounter: Magisterial probe ordered, NHRC issues notice to Andhra govt

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police of Andhra Pradesh over the killing of 20 red sandalwood smugglers in a joint operation by the state police and forest officials.

Andhra CM to distribute health card to journalists

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will distribute Aryogya Sri Card (health card) to journalists in Tirupati on April 6.

About 50 percent polling in Tirupati bye-election

About 19 percent of voters exercised their franchise till 11 am in the by-election to Tirupati Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.

Vishwanath temple to be developed like Shirdi, Tirupati shrines

With a view to provide better facilities to devotees as well as augment earnings at Kashi Vishwanath temple, Uttar Pradesh government is going to study the administration of Tirupati and Shirdi Sai Baba temples.

Police installing CCTVs, new traffic signals in Tirupati

 The temple town of Tirupati which is visited by millions from across the country and abroad every year, is getting security and traffic facelift.

Congress to contest Tirupati bypoll

 Congress will field its candidate in the by-election for Tirupati Assembly constituency to be held on February 13.

60th National Ball Badminton Tournament begins in AP

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said his government will shortly announce a sports policy in the state.

Andhra Pradesh's legislator is dead

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator from Tirupati, M Venkatrmana, died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Chennai. He was 67.

Sri Lankan President offers worship at Lord Venkateswara temple

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in the wee hours near here.

AP police foil anti-Rajapaksa protest; 130 from TN detained

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.

Tamil protesters against Rajapaksa visit stopped at Andhra border

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.

Sri Lankan PM offers prayers at Tirupati shrine

Sri Lankan Prime Minister D M Jayaratne Friday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here.

One held for anti-Venkateswara video

 A man was arrested today for alleged involvement in posting a video footage with derogatory remarks about Lord Venkateswara of the famous hill shrine near here, police said.

Lord Balaji temple nets Rs 20.18-cr during Brahmotsavam

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.

CJI offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara temple

Chief Justice of India, Justice H L Dattu on Thursday offered prayers at the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near here.

Sreedharan named as principal adviser for Andhra Pradesh metro projects

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.