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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

Andhra Pradesh News for 2001
Employee Unions of APSRTC went on a strike asking for immediate approval of their demands by the Government. After many unsuccessful talks between the Unions and the Government, the strike came to an end with a the later agreeing to fulfill 42 demands and rejected 16 on Nov 7.

A Case on selling of infant babies from Charity home and Child Adoption Centers unearthed in Apr 2001. The Assembly had a hot discussion on this issue many times during the year. Police and CID entered and began their investigation. Saifabad Police has saved 6 more babies and took 6 people of the Tandur Bethenic Home into custody from being sold as adoption on 24 Apr. Members of the CARE visited Hyderabad to look into the matter. On 27 Apr, 11 babies were saved by the Government from Sparsh - a tender care home in Hyderabad. Mrs Sarita Bandala of Precious Moments prime accused in child adoption cases surrents to CBCID. Finally on May 19, Mrs. Anita Sen surrendered before the court in this connection.

Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao launches his new Telengana PartyMr. Chandrasekhar Rao launches his new party for the fighting for the statehood. His party is named Telangana Rastra Samithi. TRS was able to get good name among the people with the party winning many seats during the recent MPTC and ZPTC elections.

Tension outside Deendan Anjuan Office in HyderabadWith the Central Government declaring Deendan Anjuan as banned in the country, its Office in Hyderabad was seized on 7 May

Social Programs

The year saw introduction and implementation of many Governmental Social programs for the farmers and people below the poverty line. This includes 14th Rythu Janmabhoomi Program, 15th Phase of Janmabhoomi Programme, 3rd Phase of Neeru - Meeru Programme, Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojna and more..

Official Visits

Many Foreign country officials visited Andhra Pradesh during the year for possible tie-up's with AP in Tourism, Construction and other activites. The list includes Chinese Leader Mr. Li Peng visits Hi-tech City & Buddha Poornima Project, Prime Minister of Mauritues Mr. Anerood Jugnauth, Vice President of Panama, President of Colombia, Mauritius Minister of IT & Telecommunications


The state lost the following leaders during the year. Former Chief Minister Mr. Kotla Vijayabhaskar Reddy, Gudivada Gurunadha Rao, Congress MLA D Ragya Nayak, Communist leader Aratla Kamala Devi, Noted Telugu Writer & Director Jandhya, Sri K V Mahadevan, MLA of Uyyuru Constituency Sri Anne Babu Rao and others..

More insights from 2001

January 2001
Highlights: 14th Rythu Janmabhoomi Program begins, MoUs between Government of Andhra Pradesh and its Dubai counterpart signed

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