Sreenivas Janyala

Articles By Sreenivas Janyala

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

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.

Tigers under high stress levels induced by tourism, may affect reproduction: study

The report suggests that unsustainable wildlife tourism causes distinct physiological stress in tigers in protected areas.

Report to AP Cabinet panel: TDP govt ‘procured about 23% very high cost renewable power’

According to the report, wind energy is available at prices between Rs 2/kWh and Rs 3/kWh, which is evident from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) bid of Rs 2.43/kWh in Gujarat.

Centre nod to drilling, Telangana forest officer says won’t let anyone in

The tiger reserve, which also holds leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs, spotted deer, sambar and wild boars, is spread over 2,800 sq km in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts of Telangana.

Build, renovate, demolish, re-build

In Andhra-Telangana saga, now Telangana set to raze Secretariat, build new Assembly, for Rs 500 crore

Gold worth Rs 2.7 cr seized in Hyderabad

Based on a tip-off, passengers who arrived on a Saudi Airlines flight from Jeddah were searched, said a DRI official.

Hyderabad: Gold worth Rs 2.17 crore seized from passengers coming from Jeddah

"Each of them was found to be carrying Foreign Marked Gold in the form of cut pieces, 24-carat bracelets and chains. The 14 passengers are residents of Hyderabad," a DRI official said.

Telangana police inspector hailed for feeding old lady ousted from home

Inspector Prakash said., "She is a widow and lives in her own house but after her son’s death her daughter-in-law remarried recently but lives in the same house. Since several days she stopped giving food to Rajamma apparently to force her to leave home.’’

Day after attack, Telangana forest official says want to join work soon

Anita, who suffered a hairline fracture on her wrist, has been shifted to the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) in Hyderabad.

Telangana plantation drive: Again, official assaulted in line of duty, MLA’s brother arrested

Forest officer Anita has hairline fracture, other staff hit too; say police didn’t help

Telangana forest officer assaulted: ‘MLA, brothers have history of assaulting government officials’

The brothers, Konappa (63) and Krishna (56) were earlier into agriculture at Kagaznagar, but allegedly made money by getting involved in land dispute settlements and small real-estate ventures.

Telangana woman forest officer assaulted during plantation drive, TRS MLA’s brother held

Forest Range Office C Anita tried to escape by climbing on to a tractor, but Krishna Rao followed her and brutally assaulted her with a stick, hitting her several times on the head.

Take 5: ‘People stuck in jams get frustrated… a majority of IT sector follows our advisories’

Since a four-hour-long traffic jam on June 21 following a spell of heavy rain in the IT corridor in Cyberabad area of Hyderabad, the Cyberabad Traffic Police has started issuing advisories to office-goers, primarily in the IT field, to either leave work an hour before peak traffic or leave later if rain is anticipated.

Andhra Pradesh’s Jagan, Telangana’s KCR decide to work together on water-sharing

Both CMs decided to amicably resolve any issue pending between the states since the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in June 2014. Due to an acrimonious relationship with former Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu and Rao, water sharing was not discussed between the two.

Andhra Pradesh: Praja Vedika razed, Chandrababu Naidu’s bungalow likely target next

Sources in YSRCP said that the government will now put pressure on Naidu to vacate his bungalow, Lingamaneni Guesthouse, adjacent to the Praja Vedika.

Andhra Pradesh: Jagan Mohan Reddy forms panel to probe TDP-era contracts

Defying a letter from the Centre to AP to not to disturb the PPAs made by the TDP Government, Jagan has decided to investigate them.

Day after Reddy order, bulldozers arrive to raze Rs 10-cr complex built by Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu, sources in TDP said, has informed party workers that the Lingamaneni guesthouse - his official residence since 2016 - is likely to be the next target of the government.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s clear ‘no’ to grant Special Category Status to Andhra dampens YSRCP mood 

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman said in Lok Sabha that there was no proposal under consideration of the Central government to grant SCS to any state.

Jagan Reddy govt to raze Rs 10-crore building from TDP’s tenure

Calling it a “shameful symbol” of how the TDP government bypassed laws and objections and illegally built it, Jagan said Praja Vedika will be the first illegal building to be demolished, and made it clear that no illegal buildings should be constructed on the river bank.

After Rajya Sabha MPs, TDP MLAs in talks to join, say BJP leaders

BJP Rajya Sabha member and senior leader G V L Narasimha Rao said that several political leaders from both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are in touch with the BJP leadership and have expressed their desire to join the saffron party.