Where will the capital zone in Visakhapatnam be located?

Work has begun on identifying where the executive capital zone in Visakhapatnam would be located. Biman Patel, Padma Shri and President of the CEPT University in Ahmedabad, that focuses on understanding, designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats, visited Vizag last week, to take a look at the locations identified by the Andhra Pradesh government.  … Continue reading Where will the capital zone in Visakhapatnam be located?

Jagan’s ministers and YSRCP MPs sleep in Vizag village

​Six senior leaders of the YSR Congress, including ministers in the YS Jaganmohan Reddy government spent the night in RR Venkatapuram village that was affected due to the gas leak at LG Polymers plant last week in ​Visakhapatnam. These included Rajya Sabha MP and YSRCP general secretary Vijayasai Reddy, Vizag MP MVV Satyanarayana and four … Continue reading Jagan’s ministers and YSRCP MPs sleep in Vizag village

Andhra Pradesh CMO denies move to shift to Vizag in May

Ever since the Amaravati Parirakshana Samiti claimed that the Andhra Pradesh government will shift the Executive capital of Andhra Pradesh to Visakhapatnam from Amaravati on 28 May, social media circles have been aflutter. The Samiti representative filed an interim application in the High court seeking an urgent hearing on the matter, while stating that the … Continue reading Andhra Pradesh CMO denies move to shift to Vizag in May

Jagan’s challenge : ​How to make proposed​ capital Vizag safe

First it was the Telugu Desam and its majority in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council that put a spanner in the works as far as Jaganmohan Reddy's plan to move the executive capital to Visakhapatnam was concerned. That resulted in an upset Jagan deciding to abolish the Council altogether.  Then came the Corona virus pandemic … Continue reading Jagan’s challenge : ​How to make proposed​ capital Vizag safe

Amaravati as Andhra Pradesh main capital will become Past Tense

It will be curtains for Amaravati on 20 January. The cabinet meeting scheduled to be held before the special session of the Andhra Pradesh assembly will not only discuss the contents of the GN Rao and the Boston Consulting Group on the capital issue but also give final touches to the Bill that will repeal … Continue reading Amaravati as Andhra Pradesh main capital will become Past Tense

Andhra Pradesh police concerned about Visakhapatnam as capital

Even as the Andhra Pradesh government looks set to move its executive capital to Visakhapatnam, the state police have raised a red flag. That's because Visakhapatnam district is part of the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) zone where the Maoists are quite active. If the capital is moved to Vizag, it will mean the presence of a … Continue reading Andhra Pradesh police concerned about Visakhapatnam as capital

Technically, Vizag will be Andhra Pradesh’s new capital

So it is apparent Jaganmohan Reddy did not want GN Rao, the head of the committee that looked into whether Amaravati should continue as a capital, to steal the thunder. Which is why the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh in the dying minutes of the winter session of the Assembly, lit up the House with … Continue reading Technically, Vizag will be Andhra Pradesh’s new capital