Machilipatnam, also known as Masulipatnam and Bandar, is a city in Krishna district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is a municipal corporation and the administrative headquarters of Krishna district.
In a surprise raid in district headquarter Machilipatnam, officials found illegal stocks of onion and Bengal gram in a shop's godown.
YSRCP MP from Machilipatnam V Balashowry has announced a contribution of Rs 4 crores to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for combating the COVID-19 outbreak.
A youth was lathi-charged by the police here on Tuesday for allegedly flouting the lockdown in the state-imposed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Machilipatnam district in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday observed shut down, as part of Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a bid to mitigate the spread of the contagious coronavirus infection.
Andhra Pradesh Transport Minister Perni Venkataramaiah on Saturday said that AP Road Transport Corporation (RTC) buses will not operate on Sunday in observance of the Janata Curfew called against COVID-19.
Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party and opposition Congress have taken exception to the Centre's decision to merge Andhra Bank with two other banks, saying it amounts to hurting the sentiments of the Telugu people.
In another major decision, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the concession agreement for development of Machilipatnam port.