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?

Centre tells TDP Jagan can decide on Andhra Pradesh capital

In what is a shot in the arm for the YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh, the Centre has clarified that ``it is for each state to decide its capital within its territory.''  This was stated in a written reply by Union minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai in reply to a question by Telugu … Continue reading Centre tells TDP Jagan can decide on Andhra Pradesh capital

Who is Tughlaq – Naidu or Jagan? YSRCP’s interprets history

`Tughlaq' is a label that has been thrown at Jaganmohan Reddy ever since he decided to move the administrative capital of Andhra Pradesh from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam and introduced a concept novel to India - a state with three capitals. Chandrababu Naidu was among those who used the term to deride Jagan and that has … Continue reading Who is Tughlaq – Naidu or Jagan? YSRCP’s interprets history

After Chennai, rangolis now become instrument of protest in Amaravati

The kolam and rangoli as a mode of protest has spread from Chennai to Amaravati. Taking cue from the anti-CAA and anti-NRC slogans used in the kolam designs by citizens of Tamil Nadu, the 15-day agitation has seen farmers of Amaravati also taking to rangolis to register their protest against the proposed decision to make … Continue reading After Chennai, rangolis now become instrument of protest in Amaravati

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

Amaravati farmers upset with Vizag capital decision

Farmers in the Amaravati capital region who gave their lands as part of an elaborate land pooling arrangement to the Andhra Pradesh government are upset with the decision of the Jaganmohan Reddy government to move the administrative capital to Visakhapatnam. With speculation that the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) could be scrapped and … Continue reading Amaravati farmers upset with Vizag capital decision