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Explained: How Andhra’s concept of three capitals is inspired by South Africa

December 28, 2019 5:40 pm

The new capital being developed at Amaravati, Reddy hinted, could become the “Legislative Capital”, port city Visakhapatnam the “Executive Capital” and Kurnool the “Judicial Capital”.

Jagan Reddy moots multiple state capitals for decentralised growth

December 18, 2019 7:02 am

The CM’s statement deals another blow to the possibility that the YSRCP government could continue to develop Amaravati as the state capital, which former CM N Chandrababu Naidu had started building.

Andhra Pradesh: Two students tied to bench for 'naughty' behaviour; probe ordered

November 29, 2019 12:03 pm

The headmistress of a school in Kadiri town in Anantapuramu district reportedly handed over the punishment after the two students allegedly behaved naughtily in the class.

Failure to launch

November 13, 2019 11:47 pm

Andhra CM Jagan Reddy needs a governance vision that goes beyond undoing Chandrababu Naidu’s work in office

What's in store for Amaravati as Jagan govt halts all work at Naidu’s dream capital city

September 08, 2019 11:03 am

Roads are deserted, worker colonies empty, eateries shut as Jagan govt halts all work at Naidu’s dream capital city, citing irregularities. Sreenivas Janyala on the future of Amaravati, even as the new Andhra govt stalls some other projects.

Construction in Amaravati comes to a grinding halt

August 14, 2019 12:37 pm

The construction of apartments and bungalows for government officials, ministers, MLAs and judges at Amaravati has been stopped. Also, the scarcity of sand for construction has halted both government and private construction work across the state.

China-backed bank drops funding for Amaravati Capital City project

July 23, 2019 4:22 pm

Former CM Chandrababu Naidu had dreamed of constructing a world-class capital in Amaravati on the south bank of river Krishna, over 217 sq kms. The TDP regime had procured 34,000 acres of fertile land from farmers under a land-pooling scheme.

Capital projects won’t stop: Andhra Minister on World Bank pullout

July 20, 2019 3:24 am

The World Bank this week dropped out of funding Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project. It had earlier agreed to loan $300 million and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was supposed to loan $200 million for the same project.

Explained: Will work stop at Amaravati after World Bank withdraws funding?

July 20, 2019 8:14 pm

The new YSR Congress Party can still go ahead with the construction because the Centre allocates funds for various projects under the Amravati Capital City project.

World Bank drops $300 million in funding for Amaravati Capital City project

July 19, 2019 1:33 pm

Several NGOs have been opposing the previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP) regime’s plans to build the capital by acquiring land from farmers and protested against development very near to the Krishna riverbank.


Modi lays foundation stone for Amaravati, says Andhra will lead an economic revolution

October 22, 2015 7:02 pm

Narendra Modi in Tirupati today laid the foundation stone of Shri Venkateswara Mobile and Electronics Manufacturing Hub, the country's first mobile manufacturing electronics cluster.