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February 28, 2014 - Hyderabad

  • Minister Ponnala Lakshmiah condemns Jairam Ramesh comments
    Minister Ponnala Lakshmiah on Friday condemned the comments of Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on TRS. He said that Congress has carved separate Telangana State and likewise TRS chief too stood by his word of merging with Congress, he said. It may be recalled here that Jairam Ramesh on Thursday commented that TRS is a biased party.
    TRS president K Chandrasekhara Rao speaking at a function on Friday responding seriously said that a candidate who could not be elected for a sarpanch dare to allege on Telangana people in an insulting manner. He said that they had information of merging 7 mandals from Bhadrachalam to Seemandhra and termed it as unfortunate.
  • Women empowerment possible only with TDP, says Rajya Sabha member Garikapati
    NELLORE: Rajya Sabha member Garikapati Ramamohana Rao on Friday said that women empowerment is only possible with TDP. Speaking at a women sadassu here, he expressed confidence that victory is on TDP and sought their blessings for the victory.
  • Anam Ramanarayana Reddy welcomes Cabinet decision
    Former Minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy on Friday welcomed the Cabinet decision of imposing President's rule in the State. He said that though the Congress party has sufficient majority to form the government has decided to go for President rule in view of announcement of Election schedule. On switch over of loyalties, he said that they are common before elections. He said that two PCCs will come up for both the States.
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy to tour in East Godavari
    YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will tour in East Godavari district on March 3 and 4 according to party leaders Dr. Thota Chandrasekhar and Alla Nani. He will participate in a meeting on March 3 at Eluru and on March 4 at Nidadavolu.
  • Union Cabinet okays President's Rule in Andhra Pradesh
    The Union Cabinet that met on Friday at the Prime Minister's residence has approved for imposing President Rule in the State. It will come into effect the moment the President gives consent.
  • TRS attacks Congress on admitting Vijaya Shanti
    Telangana Rashtra Samithi on Thursday attacked Congress for admitting its expelled candidates Medak MP Vijaya Shanti and MLA G Aravinda Reddy. TRS MLA T Harish Rao said that one hand they says that both Congress and TRS to work together and on the other hand they are indulging in unethical actions. Harish Rao said that on the merger, a decision would be taken on March 1 at a polit bureau meeting.
  • Union Minister inaugurates e-Learning project
    SRIKAKULAM: Union Minister for State for IT and Communications Killi Krupa Rani on Thursday inaugurated e-Learning project at a High School in Ragolu mandal. Under this project 204 schools will get computer education. After Ajmer district in Rajasthan, Srikakulam project is the second one in the country.
  • GHMC Mayor Masjid Hussain inaugurates 'She Taxi'
    HYDERABAD: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Mayor Masjid Hussain on Thursday inaugured 'She Taxi' at the GHMC office. It entered in to agreement with Maruthi Suzuki India Ltd., and Green Labs will create employment to unemployed women. He said that it will get loans sanctioned through Banks and the loan component would be 85 per cent by the banks and the beneficiary share would be 15 per cent, he said. Commissioner Somesh Kumar said that 200 persons would get benefitted under the scheme.
  • Inter Board officials raid Vyra Gitanjali College
    KHAMMAM: Intermediate Board officials on Friday conducted raids on Vyra Gitanjali College and stopped it from conducting practical medical examinations without proper approval from the Board. They recommend for actions on the college.
  • ACB conduct raids in Commercial Tax officials
    GUNTUR: Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Friday conducted raids on Commercial Tax office and nabbed a junior assistant Raju while accepting a bribe of RS.20,000 from an oil merchant.
  • Centre will take care of Polavaram project', says Union Minister Jairam Ramesh
    HYDERABAD: Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh said that the Government of India will take care of Rs.20,000 crore multi-purpose project in which 90 per cent of the cost.
    Speaking to press at Gandhi Bhavan on Thursday, he said that the responsibility of the project is of the Centre and to execute the project resolving the related issues including getting clearance and implementation rests on the Central Government.
  • Customs officials seize Rs.75 lakhs worth of gold
    HYDERABAD: Customs officials at Shamshabad Airport on Friday seized gold concealed in inner garments from a passenger worth over Rs.75 lakhs. The passenger Hussain arrived from Singapore on Friday morning and the officials are investigating.
  • District Collector assures order of magisterial inquiry
    KADAPA: District Collector has assured students of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences of magisterial inquiry over the alleged suicide by a fellow student. A third year BDS student Krishna Mohan committed suicide over the alleged harassment by Professor Lavanya and Dr. Kishore. They staged a sit-in protest in front of the RIMS main gate with the dead body and with the Collector's assurance have withdrawn their protest.
  • Mohanty may get extension
    HYDERABAD: Though the Chief Secretary PK Mohanty who is retiring on Friday on attaining superannuation, the Centre could ask him to continue for three months. Sources said that if the care taker Chief Minister does not examine the file related to the Chief Secretary's appointment, it would be sent to the Governor. The officers in the zone of consideration include J Satyanarayana, Indrajit Pal, R Bhattacharya, RP Watal, M Samuel, Chandana Khan, IYR Krishna Rao, IV Subba Rao.
  • BJP committed for Seemandhra development', says BJP leader Kambampati Haribabu
    VISAKHPATNAM: Speaking to media on Thursday, BJP leader Kambampati Hari Babu said that the BJP is committed to Seemandhra development. He said that the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be visiting in Seemandhra from March 20 said the Central Committee member. Huge meetings will be conducted in Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Tirupati and will continue till April 10, he said. BJP will not have any alliances with any party, he reiterated.
  • No alliances with any party', says BJP national vice president
    VEMULAVADA: BJP national vice-president Bandaru Dattatreya said that the party will not have any alliances in the next general elections. He said that the party plans to organize big meetings in Hyderabad in any day on March, 5,6 and 7 and will be inviting party president Rajnath Singh, leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley.
  • APSRTC Indra bus dashes divider killing the clear on the spot
    An APSRTC from Ongole- Chennai bound bus on Friday morning dashed a divider killing the cleaner injuring six of it's passengers. The incident happened near Chennai. All the injured were rushed to hospital.

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