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November 26, 2012 - Hyderabad

  • CBI court dismisses bail petition of Gali Janardhana Reddy
    The Principal Special Court for CBI cases on Monday rejected the bail petition filed by former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy who was in judicial remand. The judge agreed with the contention of the CBI counsel that the accused could tamper the evidence and would harm the witnesses. This is the sixth bail petition of Gali Janardhana Reddy since he was arrested on September 5 last year.
  • Government withdraws 30 cases filed in different courts on Telangana agitation
    The State Government on Monday has withdrawn 30 criminal cases filed in different Magistrate courts in Hyderabad against agitators who staged demonstrations in 2009 for separate Telangana cause. The cases against whom the cases were withdrawn include student leaders of Osmania University. With this action, nearly 150 people including prominent student leaders of OU will be benefited.
  • Teacher thrashed for misbehaving with a girl student
    Irate relatives of an eighth class girl student of a Government High School on Monday roughed up a teacher for misbehaving with the student on Monday. Family members of the girl student beat up a Telugu Pundit for allegedly subjecting the student to sexual harassment during a lunch break on the school premises. Student activists allegiance to SFI staged a dharna in front of the school demanding dismissal of the teacher from service and police rushed to the spot and detained the teacher.
  • DEO terminates three employees and suspends MEO in KGBV case
    Taking a strong note of the reports of ill treatment and harassment on the inmates at the Tirumalayapalem based Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, the DEO Ch Venkata Reddy terminated the services of the Special Officer, a contract residential teach and accountant and suspended the MEO of Tirumalayapalem in this connection. Speaking to media on Monday he announced the same. The MEO was placed under suspension following his failure to monitor the overall functioning of the school.
  • Telugu compulsory up to Degree level
    As part of the efforts to encourage people to speak in their mother tongue, Telugu, the State Government has taken an in principle decision to make Telugu language as compulsory subject for all classes from primary to Degree levels in all educational institutions. Official Languages Commission Chairman Mandali Buddha Prasad announced that it is mulling the idea of awarding five weightage marks in recruitment to those from telugu medium background and a formal announcement would be made in three or four days after the approval of the same by the Chief Minister.
  • MPs from Telangana region meet Sonia Gandhi
    Five Congress MPs from the Telangana region on Monday met the AICC president Sonia Gandhi and handed over a letter urging a speedy decision on the separate Telangana statehood. The MPs Ponnam Prabhakar, Madhu Yaskhi Goud, G Vivekananda, Manda Jagannath and S Rajaiah who stayed away from the winter session explained to her the difficulties that the Congress party is facing in the region due to delay in the announcement.

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