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Andhra Pradesh News on February 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 - Hyderabad

  • Sri Venkateswara University Registrar manhandled
    Sri Venkateswara University Registrar K Satyavelu Reddy was attacked by students at the University's guest house on Wednesday. As part of the on-going project to computerize various departments, the university's non-teaching staff were in discussion with the representative of the company that is executing the project. Some students allegedly in the garb of Samaikyandhra activists barged into the guest house and tore the documents and accosted the team of company representatives and manhandled the Registrar.
  • TDP MLA Mahender Reddy creates ruckus at Chief Minister's office
    Telugu Desam Party MLA from Tandur constituency P Mahender Reddy, created a ruckus at the Chief Minister Office for not clearing his file on establishment of a medical college in Ranga Reddy district. He entered into an argument with IAS officer N Sridhar who is in charge of medical and health wing at the CMO questioned the officials as to why his file was not sent to the department even after the Chief Minster's approval. When Sridhar tried to pacify him by explaining that a note should be prepared before sending it to the concerned screening committee, Mahender Reddy began dictating a note. When Sridhar declined to take dictation, irate MLA began shouting at him in a loud voice.
    AP State Reorganization Bill 2013 may not be placed in Lok Sabha on February 13
    The Congress-led UPA government may not place the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013 in Lok Sabha on February 13 as was planned. As the matter did not appear in the programmes, it all appears that it likely to be deferred.
    Lok Sabha speaker alerts staff
    Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar alerted the Lok Sabha staff following a threat thrown by Anakapalli MP Sabbam Hari of possible self-immolation if Telangana Bill is placed in Parliament demanding the State united. It may be recalled here that the Bill will be placed on Thursday.
    'Democracy derailed', says BJP senior leader Venkaiah Naidu
    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader M Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday that democracy in the country had derailed. He wanted the Prime Minister and AICC president Sonia Gandhi has to think of themselves. It is unfortunate that the MPs going into Well is not a good sign of democratic principles.
    AP journalists' forum members meet AICC vice-president
    Andhra Pradesh Journalists on Wednesday met AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi and urged him to keep the State united. They also met the Union Minister Jairam Ramesh urging him in this direction.
    Congress high command finalizes three nominated names for governor's quota
    Congress high command on Wednesday finalized three names for the posts of MLCs under Governor's quota out of four that fell vacant. PCC disciplinary committee member Kanteti Satyanarayana Raju, MPs Nandi Yellayya and Ratna Bai were given chance and waits for the fourth to be announced.
    Railway Minister places Railway Budge in Parliament
    Union Minister for Railways Malikharjun Kharge on Wednesday placed the Railway Budget in the Parliament. He completed his budget speech amidst slogans from Seemandhra MPs demanding the State united. MPs and Union Ministers dashes into Speaker's podium Seemandhra MPs and Union Ministers went into the Speaker's podium and raised 'Samaikyandhra' slogans that were countered by Telangana MPs. Seemandhra MPs even torn off the vote-on-account budget copies and thrown in the air. The Union Ministers who went into the podium included Daggubati Purandeswari, K Chiranjeevi and Kotla Suryaprakash Reddy. YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy too joined them holding Samikhayndhra placard.
    Union Minister for Railways Kharge completed his speech within ten minitues while Minister for State for Railways K Suryaprakash Reddy went into the well at a time when his own minster placed the Railway Budget.
    YSRCP president Jagan Mohan Reddy had a meeting with BJP senior leader LK Advani for nearly 45 minutes and he is requested not to support the division Bill.
    Speaker Meira Kumar adjourned the House to tomorrow. Lok Sabha adjourned to tomorrow following unruly scenes.
    Lok Sabha adjourned by an hour
    On the seventh consecutive day, the Lok Sabha witnessed noisy scenes by the Seemandhra MPs raising slogans seeking their demand. Speaker Meira Kumar has announced that the House is adjourned by an hour.
    Rajya Sabha too was adjourned following Samikhayndhra slogans.
    MPs Madugula Venugopal Reddy and MP Sabbam Hari serve notice of no-confidence motion
    Seemandhra TDP MP Madugula Venugopal Reddy and Anakapalli MP Sabbam Hari on Wednesday served no-confidence motion on the Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar.
    Cyberabad Police issues notification making mandatory to register cabs
    Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand has issued notification making compulsory registration of cabs operating in its limits. The notification directs owners and drivers of all cabs, taxies, vehicles on hire to register their vehicles by submitting necessary documents to the Cyberabad traffic police. He said that a sticker with one year validity will be issued that has to be stuck on the front and rear windscreens. The drivers should also carry Quick Response coded cards visible to the passengers, said the notification. The Commissioner said that the process would begin from March 1 and would be implemented from May 1.

    YSRCP gives call for Samikhayndhra bandh call
    In the back drop of the Congress led-UPA government planning to place Telangana Bill in the Parliament on Thursday, YSRC party has given a call for Samaikyandhra bandh. They appealed the people to make success of the bandh. They said that it is a fight between Delhi arrogance with that of Telugus pride.
    Municipal workers call off indefinite strike
    Following an understanding reached with the Minister for Municipal Administration, the municipal workers across the State have called off their indefinite strike.
    The State Government has agreed to enhance the salaries to the workers in Hyderabad to Rs.8,500 while in Corporations and Municipalities to Rs.8,300 for Panchayat workers to 7,300.
    The State Government has agreed to construct houses under JNNURM in Hyderabad and under Indiramma scheme in the rest of the State. The government has agreed to enhance the minimum wages after implementation of 10th Pay Revision Commission. Opening of GPF accounts to regular employees is one of the demands accepted. In respect of city allowances, it is decided to take up the matter with respective Corporations. Mahender Reddy has assured the delegation that he will write to the government on the issuance of Health cards.
    It may be recalled here that there were on indefinite strike from Saturday demanding wage revision among others.
    APNGOs give call for Seemandhra bandh
    APNGOs association has given a call for Seemandhra bandh on Thursday following AP State Reorganization bill 2013 (Telangana Bill) is likely to be placed in Parliament. It may be recalled here that Congress led-UPA government is preparing to place the Bill in Parliament on Thursday.
    APNGOs give call for Seemandhra bandh
    APNGOs association has given a call for Seemandhra bandh on Thursday following AP State Reorganization bill 2013 (Telangana Bill) is likely to be placed in Parliament. It may be recalled here that Congress led-UPA government is preparing to place the Bill in Parliament on Thursday.
    AP Assembly approves vote on account budget
    Andhra Pradesh State Assembly had accepted the vote-on- account Budge that was introduced by the Minister for Finance Anam Ramanarayana Reddy. The Bill got approved amidst disturbances. Speaker Nadendla Manohar after passing the budget adjourned the House to tomorrow.
    'Kiran curtain raises new drama', says YSRCP MLA Karunakar Reddy
    YSRCP MLA Bhumana Karunakar Reddy speaking at the media point on Wednesday alleged that Kiran Kumar Reddy who paved the Bill to Centre now raises another drama of resignation. He questioned him why he did not resign at that time when it was referred to the Assembly. Karunakar Reddy said that YSRCP had given a call to create political instability by en-masse resignations.
    MLC Nannapaneni Rajakumari undertakes 'Nirahara Deeksha'
    Telugu Desam Party MLC Nannapaneni Rajakumari is under 48 hours Nirahara Deeksha seeking the State united at TDLP office holding 'Save Andhra Pradesh' placard
    Nannapaneni Rajakumari shifted to NIIMS
    TDP MLC Nannapaneni Rajakumari who is under 48 hours Nirahara deeksha was on Wednesday shifted to NIIMS hospital following deterioration of health. Doctors attending her advised medicate following lowering of BP levels.
    It may be recalled here that she announced of this on Tuesday evening demanding the State united at TDLP in secretariat. Police forcibly took her and dropped at her residence. She continued her deeksha at her residence and continued at the TDLP office on Wednesday. Police forcibly took her to NIIMs hospital where doctors foiled her deeksha.
    TRS MLA Harish Rao demands to book cases against Seemandhra leaders
    Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLA T Harish Rao on Wednesday demanded the government to slap cases against Seemandhra leaders who are obstructing the formation of Telangana. He said that there is no difference between terrorists and that of these Seemandhra leaders. He faulted the way the DGP Prasada Rao is handing the issue and alleged that he is slapping cases against Telangana activists and questioned why he is not taking action against the Chief Minster.
    Woman approaches HRC seeking protection from Sub Inspector on her life
    A woman on Tuesday approached the State Human Rights Commission (HRC) seeking action and life protection from a Sub Inspector of Police.
    A woman from Alwal complained that she was living lonely after disputes with her husband. Taking advantage of the situation, Alwal SI Narasimha's follower Naresh and Surender attempted to violate her. She lodged a complaint with the police and the SI threatened her to withdraw the complaint or to face severe consequences. Dealing with the complaint, HRC directed the Assistant Commissioner of Police to submit a report by Mach 13.
    CBI court posts Jagan Mohan Reddy disproportionate assets case
    A special court for CBI on Wednesday posted the disproportionate assets case of Kadapa MP and YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to March, 21. Former Minster and YSRCP leader Dharmana Prasada Rao, Minister J Geetha Reddy, former ministers Sabitha Indra Reddy, Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, BCCI president Srinivasan attended the court and marked their presence.
  • State set to place AP State Reorganization Bill 2013
    The Union Government has set the stage to place the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013 in Lok Sabha on Thursday afternoon. The 69 pages Bill is being distributed to all the Members of Parliament.
  • Legislative Council adjourned by an hour
    AP Legislative Council on Wednesday adjourned by an hour following noisy scenes. The Opposition parties demanded a clarity on the on-going indefinite strike by the Municipal workers.
  • Vijayawada
    Medicine student commit suicide by jumping into Krishna River
    A medical student Krishna Veni on Tuesday night committed suicide by jumping into River Krishna at around 11.30pm near Tadepalli. Fishermen on noticing rescued her and admitted in a hospital where the doctors said that she was brought dead. Police are investigation the case.
  • Rajahumundry
    Congress leader attempts to commit suicide over expulsion of six MPs
    K Srinivas, Congress' BC Cell leader from East Godavari attempted to commit suicide by consuming sleeping pills unable to digest the news of suspension of six Seemandhra MPs by the All India Congress Committee according to police. Police booked a case and are investigating. It may be recalled here that Rajahmundry city MLA Routhu Suryaprakash Rao has tendered his resignation in protest against expulsion of Vundavalli Arun Kumar.
  • Chitoor
    APNGOs block National High ways
    APNGOs on Wednesday blocked the National Highways as part of their agitation demanding the State be united. In Chittoor, they blocked the Bangalore-Chennai NH 4 and raised slogans denouncing the Centre and Congress.
    In Tirupati, Samikhayndhra activists blocked the National highway and raised slogans. APNGOs staged blockage at Tanapalli National High disrupting vehicular traffic.
  • Eight people received minor injuries when an APSRTC bus overturned at Koduru - Peddanapalli crossover on NH 44 in Anantapur district. The injured were being treated at Penugonda public hospital.

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