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August 22, 2014 - Hyderabad

Extra time for blind students in UPSC Examination
HYDERABAD: All the visually challenged candidates appearing for the civil services (Preliminary) examination to be conducted on August 24 by the UPSC will be allowed an extra time of 20 minutes per hour for both Paper 1 and Paper II of the examination

Case filed against TDP MLA
NARSAPURAM: The Narsapuram police have registered a case against TDP MLA Bandaru Madhava Naidu and 15 others under the Section (2)(a)(1) of the Prevention of Insult to the National Honour Act, 1971. Besides, he was also framed on the charges of criminal intimidation and damage of public property. The case was registered following a complaint from Polisetti Babji, president of Bar Association.

YSRCP stages walk out
HYDERABAD: YSRCP on Friday staged a walkout in the AP Assembly in protest against the refusal of the government to implement its election promise to hike the honorarium of anganwadi workers. YSRCP president Jagan Mohan Reddy slammed the government for not making a budgetary provision to hike the honorarium of workers though the election manifesto of the TDP committed itself in the matter. He took exception of Women and Child Welfare Minister Peethala Sujatha stating that the government would consider the hike but it will not be done immediately because the State Government was facing financial crisis.

Two brothers were killed allegedly by TDP men
GUNTUR: Two brothers Busi China Nagireddy and Peda Nagireddy were allegedly killed by their rivals reportedly from TDP on Thursday night. The duo were said to be YSRCP supporters. In another In Ananthapuram, incident YSRCP activists B Mallikarjuna was done to death by TDP cadre in what appeared to be al localized problem though YSRCP leaders allege that it was politically motivated.

Court issues bailable warrants against Chidambaram, Shinde and Azad
ANANTAPUR: Family court judge Vijay Kumar on Friday issued bailable warrants against former Union Ministers P Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Sushil Kumar Shine in a case relating to the bifurcation of the State.

Maoists kill Girijan
VISAKHAPATNAM: Killamkota in G Madugula mandal was shot dead reportedly by Maoists on Thursday night. A group of nearly 10 armed Maoists entered the village and picked up B Balakrishna from his house and took him to the outskirts after locking his relatives. They reportedly shot him dead on branding him as police informer.

CPI demands dropping of move to mine bauxite
VISAKHAPATNAM: CPI State assistant secretary JVSN Murty said that his party was ready to take up agitation if the proposal of mining bauxite in the Agency area is not dropped. Addressing tribal people in Chintapally agency area on Friday, he flayed the TDP of changing its back after forming the Government and supporting the mining lobby.

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