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.

How AAP member Chandra Mohan Sharma faked his death
How AAP member Chandra Mohan Sharma faked his death

Once a 'dead' man, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member and Right to Information (RTI) activist Chandra Mohan Sharma in now very much alive and an accused in a murder case.

Qureshi wants separate authority for `chardham` development

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.

Andhra to develop Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati as mega cities

The Andhra Pradesh government will develop Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati as mega cities, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said Thursday.

TDP members meet AP Guv, request him to invite Chandrababu to form govt

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.

Lord Venkateswara shrine staff suspended for swindling money

Five employees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara, were suspended on Thursday for alleged misappropriation of money.

Modi offers worship at Lord Venkateswara hill shrine

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near here.

Modi, Naidu, Pavan to address poll campaign meetings in Andhra Pradesh

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.

Narendra Modi to offer worship to Lord Venkateswara on May 1

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will offer worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala on May 1.

Chiranjeevi`s presence: Bane or boon for Congress nominee?

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.

Rajini`s fans head to Tirupathi to pray for `Kochadaiiyaan`

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.

Capital for new Andhra Pradesh: Kurnool, Tirupati in fray

Following the passage of Telangana bill in Parliament, the residual state of Andhra Pradesh is now facing the task of choosing a new capital city with various leaders pitching for their regions.

CM orders probe into murder of forest officials in Tirupati

Expressing shock over death of 2 forest personnel in attack by red sanders smugglers in Tirupati forest, Andhra Pradesh CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy directed officials to conduct inquiry into the incident.

Multi-utility vehicle service launched for Tirupati

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation launched multi-utility vehicle service for popular destinations in Andhra Pradesh like Tirupati.

No plan to impose President’s Rule in Andhra Pradesh: Sushilkumar Shinde

ome Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said on Tuesday that there is no plan to impose President’s Rule in Andhra Pradesh.

Anti-Telangana stir hits Lord Balaji yatra

Thousands of devotees heading for hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara were badly hit on Friday as the vehicular traffic came to a halt following the 48-hour strike called by anti-Telangana protesters.

Seemandhra protestors attack Telangana MP at Tirupati

Senior Congress MP from Telangana V. Hanumantha Rao on Saturday came under attack by those opposing division of Andhra Pradesh at Tirupati when he went to Tirumala temple for a `darshan`.

Seemandhra protests: Buses to Tirumala to resume today

In a relief to devotees visiting the abode of Lord Venkateswara in Andhra Pradesh, the bus services run by APSRTC to Tirumala Hills will be restored from on Wednesday.

Buses to Tirumala stopped for first time in four decades

Buses going to the famous Hindu temple atop Tirumala Hills were stopped as transport employees joined the indefinite mass strike.

NRI devotee donates Rs 16 crore to Balaji temple

In a princely offering, an NRI devotee from US on Tuesday donated Rs 16 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala.