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Andhra Pradesh News on March 3, 2012

March 3, 2012 - Hyderabad

  • Government chief whip Gandra Venkata Ramana Reddy defended Speaker Nadendla Manohar's decision to disqualify the rebel Congress MLAs. Speaking to reporters in Hyderabad, Venkata Ramana Rao said that Congress would definitely win two seats – Parakala and Station Ghanpur in the March bye-elections and would be placed in second position in the rest of them. The party would request disqualification against rebel Congress MLC's, he said.
  • The Group-II interviews to fill the vacant executive category posts have begun today. 64 candidates will be interviewed every day to fill 607 vacancies for the next 19 business days. The interviews would conclude on March 30. There are 219 vacant posts for Prohibition and Excise Sis, 108 ACTO and 32 deputy tahasildars.
  • Prasada Raju, who is disqualified by the Speaker yesterday has said that people would teach the Congress party a fitting lesson in the bye-elections. Speaking to reporters, Prasada Raju welcomed the decision to disqualify them. Prasada Raju was a rebel Congress MLA and is a supporter of Jagan Mohan Reddy.
  • YSR Congress Party leader Prasanna Kumar suggested the Anam brothers to stop defaming YSR family and instead reach the people in their constituencies. Former MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy accompanied Prasanna Kumar in the campaign for Kovur bye-election.
  • The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam's executive committee meeting would be held today. The budget for the financial year 2012-13 is likely to be moved in the meeting today.
  • The Anti-Corruption Bureau held raids at the residences of liquor syndicates in Hyderabad, Khammam and Warangal districts.
  • Taxi drivers have staged a dharna at Alipiri in Tirumala protesting the harassment by police in the name of traffic regulations.

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