Tungabhadra dam has water, but land to remain parched as govt fails to complete PABR 

The High Level Canal of TB dam brings Tungabhadra water to Anantapur, which has an allocated share of 32.50 TMC.

17 Jan 2022

Agriculture officials move to reuse rain guns procured at Rs 29 crore

In fact, agriculture marketing authorities had issued notices to officials concerned to take possession of the rain guns from the warehouses.

15 Jan 2022

No social audit held for NREGS works in Anantapur district in 2 years

According to sources, out of 63 mandals in the district, social auditing has been completed in seven and currently it is being carried out in four mandals. 

14 Jan 2022

Suresh Kumar’s coaching makes Andhra para athletes excel 

Though he is an able-bodied person and was working as an IT professional with Infosys, his love for sports and determination to train the differently-abled athletes made him quit the job in 2012.

02 Jan 2022

Despite unprecedented heavy rainfall in Anantapur district, one-third tanks remain empty 

Anantapur has received more than 200 per cent surplus rainfall.

21 Dec 2021

5 Anantapur hamlets remain cut off for 8th day

Balijapalle and Kammalolla Buruju, home to around 800 people, are also inundated as floodwater from upstream entered the village.

22 Nov 2021

From Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 75 days—Mountaineer dedicates walkathon to ‘Fit India’

Sairaj describes his best experience as a miracle on Vijaya Dasami day.

14 Nov 2021

Erratic rains dash Anantapur farmers’ hopes

In June and July, the district received abundant rains which raised hopes of the groundnut farmers for a better yield, but the following months of August and September witnessed dry spells.

28 Oct 2021

Aadhaar card cites age as 16, 67-year-old denied pension in Andhra Pradesh

Now 67, Amminabi had been receiving the widow pension ever since her husband SK Qasim’s death in 2011 till it stopped in August 2021.

28 Sep 2021

Women win over 50% parishad seats in Anatapur, farmers get 2nd priority

In fact, 50 per cent of the seats in the MPTCs and ZPTCs were reserved for women, but they won more than that.  

26 Sep 2021

Discom faces Rs 1,858-cr recovery task

Recovery of a whopping Rs 1,858 crore pending electricity dues from various government offices in the district has posed a challenge to APSPDCL.

20 Sep 2021

Civic office caught stealing power in Andhra Pradesh

The municipal office was allegedly drawing power illegally from the DWMA office to meet its requirements after the supply was disconnected.  

15 Sep 2021

After scripting a tale of success, Anantapur youth eyes Paralympics

V M Kishore Kumar, born to a lorry driver father at Hamali Colony in Anantapur town, had a tough childhood, needing help to move till he completed his Class VI.

12 Sep 2021

Micro irrigation scheme hiccups make Anantapur farmers unhappy

Farmers in Anantapur district, who applied for micro-irrigation units, are left disappointed, as not a single unit has been sanctioned till date.

30 Aug 2021

Kadapa medical practitioner's house visits cost just Rs 10

Hariprasad also creates awareness among people about blood donation, environment 

22 Aug 2021