Andhra Pradesh News on December 12, 2013
December 12, 2013 - Hyderabad
- YSRCP chief to meet Bihar Chief Minister Nitish and Prakash Singh Badal
In his mission to garner support from leaders of various political parties at the national lever, the YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will visit Patna on Friday to call on the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal. It may be recalled here that he had already met the leadership of CPI(M), NCP, BJP, Shiv Sena, AIADMK, DMK, Janata Dal (U), BJP, CPI and a few other parties seeking their support in a bid to mount pressure on them to the Centre to amend Article (3) of the Constitution.
- Three BJP Chief Ministers invites TDP chief for swearing in ceremony
BJP Chief Ministers of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have invited the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu for attending the swearing-in ceremonies indicting a growing relationship between these two parties. He may not be able to make it to all the three but would be attending the swearing-in of Vasundhara Raje Scindia as Chief Minister of Rajasthan. But due to political developments in the State, he was not going to Jaipur said sources. He was merely reciprocating the invitations.
- YSRCP sees conspiracy
YSRCP spokesperson Ambati Rambabu has alleged that the Congress high command is encouraging Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and MP Lagadapati Rajagopal in the grab of integrationists to float a new political party in order to cut into the vote bank of YSRCP. He said that the script was written by the high command in a bid to arrest the growing popularity of Jagan Mohan Reddy, he said.
- ACB traps mandal surveyor while accepting bribe
ACB officials caught red handed the mandal surveyor of Mangalagiri in Guntur district when accepted a bribe of Rs.9,000 from a person to deliver the report of having surveyed his house plot. An ACB press release said that the EE of GVMC was also trapped while accepting Rs.30,000 from a person for processing a file relate to execution of civil works by the latter.
- APNGO's gives call for social boycott of leaders
APNGOs state president P Ashok Babu on Thursday in Vijayawada while addressing a meeting organized by Bezwada Bar Association said that the agitation for the cause of united State will be he as planned despite the police curbs around the State Assembly. He said that 'Chalo Assembly' will be organized in such a manner that no pubic representative from Seemandhra can escape from voting against Telangana Bill. He said social boycott is the only punishment to those who did not quit their posts to stop the division, he said. Ashok Babu said that the MPs from Seemandhra are solely responsible for the Centre going ahead with the Bill, he observed.
- Palakonda MLA Sugrivulu's son dies in road accident
In a tragic incident, Palakonda MLA Nimmaka Sugrivulu's son died in a road accident when his sports bike allegedly hit a bullock card in the wee hours of Thursday in Palakonda. N Srinivas, a fourth year B.Tech student and younger son of the MLA suffered head injuries and died on the spot. The tragic incident took place when he was coming from after attending a marriage according to sources. Initially, police suspect it to be a hit and run case but found a bullock horn near the accident site. Nagrajuna, a farmer and the owner of the bullock cart aid that the MLA' son rammed into the bullock cart but he fled the spot as he was afraid, told to the police.
- Digvijay violates Supreme Court Beacon ruling
In utter disregard to the Supreme Court's directive on the use of beacons, AICC general secretary went around the city on Thursday in a convoy of vehicles most of which sported red beacons. The Supreme Court had made it clear on Tuesday that the red beacon with flasher was meant only for a small band of high dignitaries holding constitutional posts like President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice of India and Digvijay is only a party functionary but seen was driven all over Hyderabad in a car fitted with a beacon.