Andhra Pradesh News on October 23, 2013
October 23, 2013 - Hyderabad
- Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan has updated the current status of law and order in the State to President Pranab Mukherjee and Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. The Governor has reached Delhi yesterday evening.
- The public representatives of Congress from Seemandhra region will meet President Pranab Mukherjee at 7 pm tomorrow. They will urge the President to ensure common justice to the people of Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema region as the Centre has initiated the bifurcation process.
- The roof of NMN flag yard at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant collapsed due to incessant rains in Visakhapatnam. There are no loss of lives or injuries as the flag yard was vacant at the time of accident.
- Film actress Pranitha who achieved fame in the recent Pawan Kalyan starrer Attharinti Daredi has inaugurated a costumes store in Nellore today. MLA Anam Vivekananda Reddy also participate in the event. A huge crowd gathered at the store to have a glimpse of the actress.
- 'Kiran Kumar Reddy misleading people', says CPI
CPI State secretary K Narayana said on Wednesday that he suspects a 'deliberate design' to mislead the people of Seemandhra region behind the Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy's frequent claims on stalling the process of bifurcation. He alleged that the Chief Minister had an understanding with the Congress high command and was making repeated statements of stalling the process of division of the State. He said that the high command's indifference in reining in Kiran Kumar Reddy exposes the fat that he is making his claim at their behest and is evident from the Digvijay Singh's claim that Kiran Kumar Reddy was a party loyalist and will not defy the party, he said.
- High court order notices to Sway Goud
Justice Ramesh Ranganathan of AP High Court on Wednesday ordered notices in a writ petition filed seeking CBI probe into the alleged misappropriation of funds by Swamy Goud, MLC and former president of TNGO'S Mutually Aided Cooperative Housing Society. The writ was filed by Raja Mallaiah, president, Telangana Retired Employees Central Association and it was contended that an FIR was registered at Begum Bazaar Police station in the year 2012 but they were unable to handle it as big people were involved including Swamy Goud. The Judged admitted the case ordered issuances of notices and it is listed to November 6.
- Three children die in freak fire accident
At Rani Nagar in Ananthapur, three children were killed and three adults were injured in a freak fire accident. The accident occurred when the children who were playing were virtually engulfed in flames when a large can of petrol nearby caught fire after sparks flew from a clay stove in their house. Civil Supplies department officials said that the petrol was kept in the can for selling it loose during the recent Samaikyandhra agitation. Three women suffered burn injuries when attempts to save the children were admitted to hospital. In the light of the incident, the Joint Collector called a meeting with all the petroleum dealers in the district to review the safety measure being taken to prevent recurrence of such incidents.
- 'Ministers would not have any political future', says Ashok Babu
APGNOs Association president P Ashok Babu on Wednesday said in Srikakulam those Ministers would not have any political future as they did not cooperate with people who had taken to streets opposing bifurcation of the State. He said that the movement would resume with redoubled vigour soon and added that the suspension of the strike was part of a strategy to launch long term struggle. 'We are not politicians but, we have fought on a political issue to safeguard the interests of the people of the region. We will intensify the struggle when the bill comes up for a discussion in the Assembly, he said.