Andhra Pradesh News on January 17, 2013
January 17, 2013 - Hyderabad
- The CBI court has extended the remand of Jagan Mohan Reddy, Nimmagadda Prasad and Mopidevi Venkata Ramana Rao till the 30 of this month.
- MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi was produced before a Sangareddy court today in connection to a 2005 case. The judge adjourned the case to 28th.
- The Telangana activists are staging protests across Telangana demanding a separate Telangana state. The OU Students JAC and Telangana Jagruti Activists tried to lay siege to the Ministers residences demanding the cancellation of the Seemandhra leaders meeting today.
- TJAC convenor Prof. M Kodandaram said that while their silent strike is to protect their self respect, the Seemandhra leaders are trying to assert their dominance. He appealed to the Andhra leaders not to sabotage the formation of a separate Telangana state.
- Hindu gurus met Home Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy and appealed to her to direct the police to withdraw the cases filed against Kamalananda Bharati. The gurus alleged that the police have registered false cases against Bharati and demanded his immediate release. Meanwhile, a few number of Swamis are staging an indefinite hunger strike in front of the Banjara Hills Police Station. They said they would continue the hunger strike till they get an appointment to meet with the Governor.
- Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao has appeared before the CBI court today in connection to the disproportionate assets case against Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan Reddy.
- Kamalapuram MLA Veera Siva Reddy criticized the Telangana leaders for seeking a bifurcation of the state to gain political advantage. Speaking to reporters ahead of the Seemandhra and Rayalaseema leaders meeting, Siva Reddy said if a State is to be divided, it has to be based on scientific means. The Seemandhra and Rayalaseema leaders would discuss their future course of the action at the meeting today.
- TDP leader Tammineni Sitaram has demanded the UPA government to reveal its stand clearly on smaller states.