Andhra Pradesh News on April 20, 2014
April 20, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Third Front will be on the offing, says Karat
Communist Party of India (M) general secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday said that there is a strong 'anti-Congress wave' in the country that would bring the Third Front into power and not BJP. In response to a question on the book 'Accidental Prime Minster' written by Sanjaya Baru, Karat disagreed totally with what had been written on the role of Left parties in it.
- Women protesters raise slogans at Kejriwal road show
AMETHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters on Sunday attacked by a group of women protesters during a road show in Ayodhya nagar. They shouted slogans 'Rahul Gandhi Zindabad, Delhi Ka Bhagoda Wapas Jao' and showed black flag to Kejriwal when he was in Amethi to campaign for AAP candidates Kumar Vishwas.
- BJP chief attacks AICC vice president
SARGUJA-Chhattisgarh: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday attacked Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over alleged land deals involving his brother-in-law Robert Vadra said that like the 2 G scam there is also a 'jija ji scam' during Congress rule. He was campaigning for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh’s son and BJP candidate from Etah, Rajvir Singh. The BJP president said that if voted to power his party would provide six months skill training to unemployed youth and provide loans to render them self-employed.
- Congress and JD(U) approaches EC for action on Giriraj Singh
Congress and JD(U) on Sunday approached the Election Commission demanding immediate arrest of Giriraj Singh for his controversial remarks that 'those opposing Narendra Modi will have a place in Pakistan' after elections. In a letter to the Election Commission, AICC secretary KC Mittal claimed not only to exploit religious and communal feelings during operation of model code of conduct and also to provoke public disorder.
- TRS chief promises 5o lakh jobs and making Hyderabad as ITIR hub
Telangana Rashtra Samithi president K Chandrasekhara Rao in his election meeting at Alwal in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation limits n Saturday said that he would reshape Hyderabad as Information Technology Investment Regional and would create 50 lakh jobs. He appealed to the Muslim community and said that Waqf Board will have judicial powers in Telangana government and reiterated his commitment to give 12 per cent reservations to minorities. KCR said that 1.4 lakh acres were donated by landlords of districts surrendering Hyderabad and one lakh of those have been occupied. The new government will take back those lands, he said.
- Nandamuri Bala Krishna will tour Srikakulam
SRIKAKULAM: Nandamuri Balakrishna will tour Srikakulam on Monday as part of election campaign. He will arrive Visakhapatnam on Monday at 10 by flight and will reach Saravakota in Srikakulam by helicopters. He will address series of road shows and will address a public meeting at Amudalavalasa in the evening.
- Rahul Gandhi will address meeting in Telangana
HYDERABAD: AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi will arrive at 2on Mahabubnagar and another meeting at 3.30 at Dichpalli in Nizamabad. He will once again visit on April 25 in Warangal.
- Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu is celebrating his 65th birthday at ITC guest house in Chirala, Prakasam. A large number of TDP party workers and supporters thronged the guest house to convey their birthday wishes to Chandrababu.
- Chandrababu Naidu will campaign in Nalgonda district today. He will tour in Devarakonda, Nagarjunasagar, Miryalguda, Huzurnagar, Kodada and Suryapeta today. Chandrababu will leave for Hyderabad at 9 pm.
- Bharatiya Janata Party national leader Prakash Javadekar has prayed at Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala today. He worshipped during the VIP break in the morning.
- TDP nominee for Vijayanagaram Assembly constituency Meesala Geetha is campaigning door to door in Chelluru village. She was joined by a large number of villagers who are supporting her candidature.
- DGP Prasada Rao told the media that large number of police personnel are deployed in the State to ensure smooth conduct of the elections. The security is tightened keeping in view of Maoist attacks in other parts of the country. He urged the people to utilize their right to vote in the coming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.