Andhra Pradesh News on October 10, 2013
October 10, 2013 - Hyderabad
- The CBI Court in Hyderabad has accepted the Indutech Chargesheet for hearing in the disproportionate assets case against Jagan Mohan Reddy. The Court has issued summons to Jagan and former Home Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy to be present before the court on November 13.
- The negotiations made by Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy with Seemandhra electricity board employees ended successfully. In a little respite to the people of Seemandhra, the electricity board employees have agreed to temporarily call of their strike keeping in view of the Cyclone. The employees will attend their duties tomorrow. As many as 30,000 permanent employees and 15,000 contract employees were staging the strike.
- Union Ministers from Seemandhra have met at the residence of Kavuri Sambasiva Rao today to discuss their future course of action. The Ministers are discussing the points to put forth before the Ministers committee which was set up to complete the bifurcation process. The Seemandhra Union Ministers will meet against on 15th.
- Prof. Haragopal has suggested Kiran Kumar Reddy to perform his duty as the Chief Minister of both areas of the State. He found fault with Chief Minister for the human rights violation in the State despite having knowledge of bifurcation of the State.
- Finance Minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy has urged the employees union in Seemandhra to call off their strike. Lauding the power employees who called off their strike on humanitarian grounds, Ramnarayana Reddy urged the other employee unions to follow the same suit keeping in view of the Cyclone.
- Anantapur MP Ananta Venkatrami Reddy expressed anguish that the Seemandhra MPs were cheated by the Centre in the State bifurcation issue. Venkatrami Reddy met Jagan Mohan Reddy today in Hyderabad and offered solidarity with his hunger strike. He said that the time has arrived for the Seemandhra MPs to unite in the fight for united State. The Centre cheated the Seemandhra MPs by approving the Cabinet note on Telangana even before the Antony Committee had submitted its report.
- The final rites of Tollywood film actor Sri Hari were held amid his family members, friends and relatives at Bachupalli farm house. Earlier in the day, scores of fans have paid their last respects to the actor.
- The Samaikyandhra agitation has entered into Day 71 today. Government employees, NGOs, Teachers, Students and people from all walks of life are actively participating in the agitation protesting the bifurcation of the State. Meanwhile, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has demanded to impose President's Rule in the State. The party blamed the Government for inciting violence in the State.
- The indefinite hunger strike of YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was foiled by Hyderabad Task Force Police yesterday. Jagan was admitted to NIMS hospital at 11 pm on Wednesday after his health deteriorated.
- The body of film actor Sri Hari reached Hyderabad in the morning. Sri Hari passed away at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai yesterday. His final rites will be held at Bachupalli in the evening.
- Congress MLCs in Telangana will meet today to discuss about the formation of Legislative Council in Telangana after the new state is formed. The MLCs fear that there would be no legislative council unless the same was incorporated in the bill that is slated to be introduced in the Parliament. Telangana will have 119 assembly seats once the state is bifurcated.
- The curfew in Vijayanagaram district was relaxed for four hours from 7 am to 9 am and from 2 pm to 4 pm today. Curfew was in effect for the past few days due to the ongoing Samaikyandhra agitation.