West Godavari

YSRC turns the tide in Godavari, wins 27 assembly, all PARL seats

The YSRC bagged 13 Assembly constituencies as against its tally of just five in the 2014 elections. 

published on : 24th May 2019

Pawan Kalyan's election flop: Is it a political swansong for ‘Power’less Star?

In Bhimavaram, he came second by snaring a vote share of 32.43 per cent, with YSRC candidate Grandhi Srinivas, against whom he went ballistic during the run-up to elections, securing 36.78 per cent.  

published on : 24th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Poll betting set to cross Rs 2,000 crore in Andhra!

Punters are said to be betting huge amounts on Nani’s victory in Gudivada where the ruling TDP fielded Devineni Avinash, scion of Devineni Nehru, to split caste votes in the constituency.

published on : 21st May 2019

West Godavari in Andhra Pradesh becoming a hub of cricket betting?

Betting on IPL matches with high stakes goes on unabated in several towns.

published on : 30th April 2019

Stalker beaten for harassing woman in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh

Degala Rambabu, a health assistant at a PHC in Velkicharla village, had been stalking and harassing a woman for the past few days.

published on : 24th April 2019

Graduate MLC poll results out

As many as 46 candidates contested the MLC election. The total electorate in the constituency is 2,93,784. Of the total electorate, 1,92,137 cast their votes in the MLC election.

published on : 29th March 2019

Caste factor to play key role in triangular contest in West Godavari district

Kapu, Dalit and BC votes are expected to split among these three parties, leading to a triangular contest in most of the 15 constituencies in the district. 

published on : 28th March 2019

Three held in West Godavari Buddhist cave murder case

The stolen mobile phone of Dharani Sri, who was killed at Guntupalli Buddhist caves, has reportedly led the police to her killer.

published on : 27th February 2019

West Godavari caves murder: Cops probe rape angle

According to officials involved in the probe, three persons came to the caves around 3.30 pm on Sunday.

published on : 26th February 2019

Panic grips as ‘tremors’ hit Polavaram site

The ground trembled for a few seconds and cracks appeared near a restaurant at the Polavaram project site in West Godavari district on Sunday, creating panic among visitors. 

published on : 25th February 2019

Maoist posters create flutter

Maoist posters have surfaced on Kukanoor-Bhadrachalam road in West Godavari district creating a flutter in the Agency area.

published on : 27th January 2019

Nitin Gadkari to lay stone for NH projects in West Godavari district

Now, for purely political reasons, he is blaming the Centre,” the State BJP chief added.

published on : 21st January 2019

Cyclone Phethai threatens coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh

Higher officials and district collectors are closely monitoring the department and are coordinating with special officers deployed at coastal villages.

published on : 16th December 2018

West Godavari doctor tests positive for H1N1

The doctor reportedly contracted the H1N1 flu virus when he had gone to visit a family member in Hyderabad, who was also tested positive for the virus. 

published on : 30th November 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Pancharama Ksetram priest suffers cardiac arrest while offering prayers, dies

The incident took place at the Sri Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy temple in West Godavari district forcing the temple authorities to close down the temple causing inconvenience to the devotees.

published on : 19th November 2018