Andhra Pradesh News on April 3, 2014
April 3, 2014 - Hyderabad
- 'TRS to contest on its own', says Harish Rao
TRS MLA Harish Rao speaking to press at Telangana Bhavan on Thursday said that Telangana Rashtra Samithi will face the elections on its own. He clarified that the party will not have any alliances with any party.
- AICC president and vice-president to address Telangana people
HYDERABAD: AICC president Sonia Gandhi will visit Telangana on April 16, while party vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit on 13. They will address election meetings according to available sources.
- Jagan Mohan Reddy offers power at Rs.100 instead of Rs.536 current power bill
YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy assured the people of reduced bill for the same power being used. He said that the previous governmetns have been charging power on telescopic system. He said that at present those who use 150 units of power under telescopic system have to pay Rs.130 for the first 50 units and RS.162.50 for the next 50 units. and subsequent 50 units have to pay Rs.244 takig the bill to Rs.536. Jagan Reddy offered to supply power of the above consumtpion will have to pay Rs.100 only instead of Rs.536.
- Petition filed seeking directions investigate case of Danam Nagender by SIT
HYDERABAD: An advocate Tirupati Varma had filed a petition in the AP High Court seeking direction to investigate all the cases against the former Minister Danam Nagender by a SIT. He said that four criminal cases were filed against the former minister and police could not go ahead due to his political influence. He said that the Banjara Hills police and Tukaramgate police failed to investigate the case, he alleged.
- CBI Inspector Vijay Bhaskar adjudged as best investigating officer
NEW DELHI: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Inspector Vijay Bhaskar was adjusted as best investigating officer in the CBI cases. CBI Director Ranjit Singha has presented Best Investigating Officer award to him at a function organized on the eve of CBI formation day on Tuesday.
- Senior journalist Narender passed away
HYDERABAD: Senior journalist Narender Revalli (50) died on Wednesday following illness. He was treated at KIMS for brain tumour and had his last breath on Wednesday. He is survived by wife Usha Rani, three brothers' two sisters. He hails from Karimnagar district began his career in Andhra Jyothi in 1987 and worked for Indian Express, Jain TV.
- 'Talks on alliances are going on', says Purandeswari
ANATAPURAM: BJP leader D Purandeswari speaking press on Thursday said that the talks on alliances with TDP by the party central leadership are on the way. An amicable solution will come shortly, she said. She didn't aware from where her brother Balakrishna would contest. She said that the credit of merging Polavaram submerged villages will go to BJP. She said that the development of Seemandhra will be possible only with Narendra Modi leadership at the Centre.
- Congress deploys jeans-clad bouncers to control crowd
HYDERABAD: Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee at Gandhi Bhavan have deployed jean-clad bounders for crowd control. Party leaders say that they have requisitioned the services of private agency to control unruly crowd as the police personnel were drafted for election duties. Senior leaders said that it is wrong term them as bouncers. In a related development, worried Congress leaders asked the agency to direct their personnel to come in civil dress and not in jeans and T-shirt.
- Expenditure observer to received complaints and grievances
Sudhiranjan Senapathi, who has been appointed Expenditure Observer for the general elections, would receive complaints and grievances related to the Hyderabad Parliamentary Constituency on Thursday and Friday, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. He can be contacted on 7674851166, a release said. The Hyderabad Parliamentary Constituency comprises the Assembly constituencies of Malakpet, Karwan, Goshamahal, Charminar, Chandrayangutta, Yakuthpura and Bahadurpura.
- CID officials to take some NTRUHS officials into task
HYDERABAD: CID officials believe the involvement of an insider of the NTR University of Health Sciences in the Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test paper leakage. The agency officials said that it is confirmed that the paper was leaked but without clinching evidence, the agency cannot name any one who helped in leakage of the question paper.
- LIC employee seeks Governor to order CBI probe into her daughter's death
An employee of LIC from Warangal, P.L. Srinivas, on Wednesday in a petition appealed to Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan to order an investigation by the CBI into the death of his daughter P. Naga Sai Gayathri, who died in suspicious circumstances in her junior college hostel at Guntur 15 months ago. He said in his petition that his daughter was strangled to death by someone in Bhashyam IIT Foundation College, Gorantla, Guntur, but the investigators failed to bring out facts. He said that no dog squad was called in to the college where his daughter was found dead in a bathroom with blood stains on clothes and on the floor.
- The Telugu Desam Party politburo meeting will be held at party chief Chandrababu's residence in the afternoon. The meeting will be held primarily to discuss the alliance with BJP in the coming elections. The leaders are likely to finalize candidate selection and constituencies to contest in the meeting.
- Union minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao will tender his resignation to both his post and Congress party membership today. He is resigning as a protest against the way the state was bifurcated by the Centre. Kavuri is likely to join BJP soon.