The proposed 100-MW captive power plant of KPR Fertilisers at Bikkavolu in East Godavari district is being opposed by people of 12 villages in the vicinity, apprehending pollution and damage to cro

The Government of India has agreed to clear and approve sanctions for road projects proposals worth Rs 413.29 crore located in six districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Steady increase in extent of fish tanks as well as quantum of inland fishing. More and more farmers in East Godavari district are shifting to aquaculture if the steady increase in the extent of fish tanks as well as the quantum of inland fishing in the district is any indication.

Similarly, the fluctuations in the catch from the sea is giving strength to the argument that industrialisation along the coast is resulting in extinction of fish and other species and posing a threat to the livelihood of traditional fishermen.

One striking feature of demographic changes in the state reflected in Census 2011 data is the sharp rise in the number of “census towns” from 93 in 2001 to 228 in 2011, indicating that people from

Why would farmers keep their own land fallow as part of a voluntary “crop holiday protest movement” in a part of Andhra Pradesh is a question that has puzzled many. A field visit to the Konaseema region reveals that the dynamics of class contradictions in the area are also responsible for the nature of the movement that goes beyond the issue of remunerative prices.

The Andhra Pradesh Government has declared 44 more mandals as drought-affected today located in Guntur, Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts taking the number of rain deficit mandals to be dec

Protests by fishermen against drilling by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) in the Krishna-Godavari basin, off the coast of Kakinada, has put the Gujarat-based company in a spot.

The Central government’s MSP has proven to be unrealistic and ultimately disastrous for India’s farmers.

The crop holiday declared in some mandals in East Godavari and a few areas in West Godavari by agitated farmers complaining of unfeasible returns is now turning out to be a battle for political supremacy.

Andhra farmers shun growing paddy this kharif in absence of buyers, storage space. Analysts say this perhaps the first time in the countyr that paddy farmers have resorted to such a drastic step, that too in a green revolution belt.

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