CP Venugopal

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

Kalamkari art form serves as a lifeline for this women’s group

Chaitanya Mahila Sangham of Rural Development Trust (RDT) field office in Anantapuram are not only supporting their families but also giving publicity to the art form, which uses natural dyes.

08 Aug 2021

Two-wheeler ambulance, a concept of engineering students and design of Dassault

Having learnt about it, senior students joined the project and the college managing director had approached Dassault Systemes in France for help in designing the ambulance.

01 Aug 2021

Andhra Pradesh: Donating blood is divine mission for Anantapur man

Mochi Chandrasekhar, better known as O-Negative Blood Donor, considers blood donation as a God-given responsibility.

25 Jul 2021

Strike by water scheme staff leaves 900 Andhra villages without protected water

The staff of Sathya Sai Drinking Water Scheme have gone on strike to demand the release of their held up salaries of the last 15 months.

19 Jul 2021

Youngster from Anantapur hamlet wins Diana Award

Bisat hi Bharath, a youth from a non-descript village in Anantapur district, has received the Diana Award for his contribution to youth development.

30 Jun 2021

Anantapur man’s ‘vision’ lights up several lives

Disability has never been a hindrance to C Vijayabhaskar Reddy in taking up social service activities.

27 Jun 2021

Covid-19 affects below 40 more in Anantapur

A look at the prevalence of Covid in the district shows that the positivity rate in urban areas is 12.61 per cent, while it is 6.83 per cent in rural areas.

11 Jun 2021

Covid fear forced them to live in fields, untimely rains sent them back home 

The devotional programme attracted a large number of people from Duradakunta and neighbouring villages. 

28 May 2021