Andhra Pradesh News on April 1, 2014
April 1, 2014 - Hyderabad
- APSRTC stops online booking
HYDERABAD: APSRTC stops online booking facility to its services for 18 hours upto Thursday evening 6pm due to technical reasons, said APSRTC Rangareddy regional manager C Vinod Kumar in a statement. He wanted the passengers to purchase tickets in the bus itself.
- APCC to organize Dalit Chaitanya Yatras
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee has decided to organize Dalit Chaitanya yatras from April 4 said Union Minister for State JD Seelam. Speaking to media on Tuesday at Indira Bhavan, he said that former ministers Dokka Manikya Varaprasad, Pasupuleti Balaraju, NSUI state president Rajiv Ratan. He said that the bus yatra will begin on April 4 at Kurnool on the morning and in Anantapuram in the evening, on 7, Kadapa, Tirupati, 8th Nellore and Prakasam, 9 Guntur, Vijayawada, 12 East Godavari, West Godavari. Seelam said that a mega meeting will be organized in Visakhapatnam for North Andhra districts.
- Chandrababu Naidu to use 3D services for poll campaign
TDP chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu is making all efforts to use the 3D technology for the on-going poll campaign. It may be noted that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is already using the 3 D technology. For this, Naidu is planning a small studio at his residence and sources said that he already entered an agreement with a software firm for establishment of this, said sources.
- EdCET 2014 announced
WARANGAL: EdCet 2014 convener Ramnath Kishan on Tuesday in a release said that applications are invited for admission into various B.Ed. colleges across the State. He said interested candidates have can apply for the test without fine upto April 24 and with fine of Rs.500 will be accepted upto April 30. He said that the applications will be accepted through APonline, E-Seva and Mee-Seva centres and the cost of the application is fixed at RS.150 he said.
- APSRTC employees get 27 per cent IR
HYDERABAD: Following the agreement the APSRTC employees had with the management for Interim Relief of 27 per cent, the management has issued orders on Tuesday to this effect. TMU general secretary in a press conference on Tuesday announced this and added that for the first time the employees got IR along with government employees.
- APSRTC bus brought to ashes
KONDAPAKA (Medak): An APSRTC bus was brought to ashes on the Rajiv High Way at Kondapaka mandal in Medak district on Tuesday. However, with the prudence of the driver, all the 41 passengers were escaped unhurt. The bus NOAP 21Z-159 belongs to Karimnagar 2 bus depot. The sudden eruption of fire in the engine said to be the cause of the accident and fire tenders have to fight three hours to bring the flames under control. Siddipet APSRTC officials who rushed to the spot are investigating the cause of accident.
- Cine actor Harikrishna to contest from Hindupur
ANATAPUR: Cine actor and bother of TDP chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Nandamuri Harikrishna plans to contest from Hindupur. He who met the party president on Tuesday has told Naidu of his intention according to sources.
- "Pawan, Naidu's proxy political face"
HYDERABAD: YSRCP spokesperson Vasireddy Padma on Tuesday said that founder of Jana Sena Party Pawan Kalyan and a section of media in the State have been playing into the hands of TDP as part of its proxy politics to vilify its rival parties. She said that a section of press has made it a practice to run false propaganda against YSRCP and its president during the last few years and that media had joined hands with Pawan Kalyan who is parroting TDP chief Naidu, she said.
- Former CVC to head five-member committee on Central services staff sharing
NEW DELHI: Former Central Vigilance Commissioner Pratyush Sinha will head a five member committee to decide on allocation of officers of All India Services for Telangana State. The cadre determination of IAS, IPS and IFS officers' strength will be recommended by the committee. The other members of the committee are Special Secretary (internal security) in the ministry of Home Affairs and Inspector General (Forests) cum Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests. An Additional Secretary (Services and Vigilance) under Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) here will be member secretary of the committee. .
- 'Will go to Court on surveys', says C.M. Ramesh
HYDERABAD: With the decreasing graph of YSRCP, they are making false claims by means of surveys said TDP leader C.M. Ramesh. Speaking at NTR Bhavan on Tuesday he said that he will file a petition in Supreme Court. He said that people want Chandrababu Naidu to take the State forward in all angles and he is the only one capable enough, he said.
- Anurag Sharma and Kishore gets elevation
Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma is elevated to the cadre of DGP while KRM Kishore is posted as Special Director in the capacity of Additional DG cadre according to available news.
- Revenue Inspector in ACB net
BIKKAVOLU: Bikkavolu Revenue Inspector Shanti Priya is on Tuesday nabbed by ACB officials while accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000 from a complainant.
- Lok Satta chief Jayaprakash Narayan to file nomination on April 4
HYDERABAD: Lok Satta Party national president Dr. Jayaprakash Narayana will file his nomination from Malkajgiri on April 4 according to sources.
- TDP have an alliance with Jana Sena', alleges YSRCP
YSRCP leader Gattu Ramachandra Rao alleged that TDP president Chandrababu Naidu is to have an alliance with the Pawan Kalyan of Jana Sena Party. He reminded of the serious comments of Chandrababu Naidu on Pawan when the later had campaigned for Praja Rajyam Party now making efforts to close with him for political gains, said Ramachandra Rao.
- AP Employees division-advisory committee constituted
NEW DELHI: A six member advisory committee headed by former IAS officer CP Kamalanathan to decide on allocation of employees form the AP to Telangana State. The panel will delineate objective and transparent criteria for the allocation or distribution of state-level personnel from existing cadres of different services of Andhra Pradesh between the two successor states--Andhra Pradesh and Telangana said sources. The committee will determine the cadre strength and further into various categories for different services under the State Government like OBC, SC, ST, direct recruitment and promotion quota, unreserved, Once the cadre strength is determined on this basis, shortages in different services in the undivided state of Andhra Pradesh vis-a-vis their present cadre strength should be distributed pro-rata between the successor states so that neither state is at a disadvantage," according to terms of reference of the committee, issued by the personnel ministry.
- Customs officials seizes 7 kgs of gold
HYDERABAD: Customs officials at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday seized 7 kilos of gold illegally being transported from two passengers. They were taken into custody and are investigating.
- Guntur MP Rayapati Sambasiva Rao joins TDP
HYDERABAD: Congress expelled Guntur MP Rayapati Sambasiva Rao has on Monday joined Telugu Desam Party in presence of its president Nara Chandrababu Naidu. Speaking to press after joining said that the development of the State is only possible with Chandrababu Naidu.
- Congress election committee will meet today in Hyderabad to discuss on candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party has received five to 14 applications from candidates for each constituency. The committee will short list the applications to three candidates per constituency.
- Telugu Desam Party ha released party manifesto for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regions yesterday.