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Andhra Pradesh News on January 25, 2014


January 25, 2014 - Hyderabad

  • Should repose confidence in all regions, says Jayaprakash Narayan
    Lok Satta Party national president Jayaprakash Narayan said that everybody will welcome the Bill if UT status to be given to Rayalaseema and a regional committee should be constituted to Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts, take up of Ramayapatnam Port construction works, specific financial allotments and time to education are announced by the Centre.
  • Nara Lokesh held meet with IT professionals at Yuva Chaitanya Sadassu
    Participating in the Yuva Chaitanya Sadassu, Nara Lokesh, son of TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday held a meeting with IT professional at KPHB Colony in Hyderabad. He gave a call to the youth to participate in the active politics to make Andhra corrupt-free State. He reminded that systems were changed in many countries in the world due to the participation of youth. He wanted them to work with the goal of making Chandrababu Naidu as the Chief Minister. He called the people to drive the Congress party and it's step son (in a reference to Jagan). Former IPS officer Ravulapati Seetharamanjaneyulu, Vijayawada former Mayor Anuradha are among those present.
  • Lok Satta targets 40 per cent votes
    Lok Satta Party, the first party to announce its candidates for Assembly elections decided to bag 40 per cent votes in the elections. Party national president Dr Jayaprakash Narayan held meeting at the party office on Saturday with the leaders from Telangana region. An analysis is that the growing uncertainty in the State, increased aversion on the principal parties and sincerity of Lok Satta are cited to be some reasons to bag the target. He reminded them that Lok Satta is the only party that making efforts to do justice to the people of all the three regions in the event of bifurcation, reminded Dr Jayaprakash Narayan. He wanted the leaders to take to the public of the party opinion. Party national secretary Surender Srivastava, State President Katari Srinivasa Rao and other leaders participated. It decided to organize a meeting in costal Andhra and Rayalaseema on February 2.
  • Choose the right choice, says Chief Justice
    Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta addressing a gathering at the National Voters' Day celebrations on Saturday in Hyderabad said that it was the responsibility of every citizen to ensure the right choice of a candidate and exercise franchise. He said that the need of the hour was to strengthen democracy and this could be done only when all citizens cast their vote without fear or favour, without influence of any kind, said Chief Justice. He said that the None of the Above option in the Electronic Voting Machines and ballot papers made available following a direction from the Election Commission of India.
  • Three killed and seven injured in train-SUV collision
    In Chittoor, three persons were killed on the spot and seven injured in an accident on Saturday when SUV in which they were travelling in got stuck at an unmanned railway level crossing and was hit by a passenger. When the vehicle reached the level crossing stopped right on the tracks and the efforts of the driver went invain and even they could come out was fatally knocked down by the train.
  • Teacher held under Nirbhaya Act
    K Simachalam, a secondary grade teacher in a government school in Visakhapatnam was ruffed up by women on Saturday before being handed over to police for alleged trying to outrage the modesty of a class V student for the past few weeks. As the girl stopped to going to school grew suspicious and after inquiry she told them that the accused was pestering her to visit his house at Gopalapatnam. The police took him into custody and Nirbhaya Act invoked on him.
  • Five officers get Police Medal
    APSRTC Managing Director J Purnachandra Rao, Visakhapatnam range DIG P Umapathi, APSP Battalion DIG T Yoganand and Kurnool range DIG T Murali Krishna are the five police officers from Andhra Pradesh for the President's Police Medal on the occasion of Republic Day 2014.
  • All Chief Ministers did justice to all regions, says Kiran Kumar Reddy
    Whoever be the Chief Minister in the State did no injustice to Telangana region, said Kiran Kumar Reddy. Participating in the debate on the division Bill, Kiran Kumar Reddy said that all the Chief Minsters had done their best for the development of all the regions. He said that those prepared the Bill had no knowledge on the situation of the State and any small mistake will create problems in Hyderabad, he said. In the event of division of the State, 40 per cent of forces have to be recruited. He said that he is the 16th Chief Minister of the State and added that he is not against of formation of Telangana State but division will create more problems to Telangana, he said. He gave a statistical date on the problems being faced by the State.
  • Chief Minister is acting on the direction of Sonia Gandhi, said BJP Kishan Reddy
    Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy is playing dramas under the direction of Sonia Gandhi, alleged BJP State president G Kishan Reddy. Speaking at a meeting at Kamareddy in Nizamabad district, he said that nobody can stop the formation of Telangana State. Speaking at a meeting organized on the eve of TDP leader Venugopal Reddy along some members joining the BJP, he remarked. He said people want a change and that change is only possible with BJP, he said.
  • Resolution likely on Monday to return back the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013
    There is every possibility of moving a resolution in the State Assembly on Monday in the AP State Assembly. It may be recalled here that the Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy had issued a notice to the Assembly Speaker through AP State Legislative Affairs Minster S Sailajanath and to Council Chairman through Minister for Endowments C Ramachandraiah. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) too has issued a notice on these lines.
    It may be recalled that the YSRCP has issued a notice seeking a resolution to keep the State united on January 12.
  • Vikarabad police chased the mystery of murder of pastor
    Vikarabad police finally chased the mystery of the murder of Pastor Sanjeev with the arrest of one Shiva accused in the murder they are on the hunt for the rest of three accused. The police also arrested another three persons who helped them in the murder, said police.
  • Padma Vibushan and Padmasri Awards to be presented on Republic Day
    These are the following are selected for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan and Padmasri awards according to sources.
    Padma Vibushan awards: Noted film actor Kamal Hasan, Industrialist AR Mashelkar UPSC former member Praveen Talha.
    Padma Sri award nominees are cricketer Yuvaraj Singh, Tollywood actress Vidya Balan, Bollywood actor Paresh Ravel, writer Ashok Chakradhar, Badminton player and coash Pullela Gopichand, Star Squash player Deepilka Pallikal, Justice late JS Varma, Narendra Achyut Dabholkar.
  • Chief Minister issues notice to the Speaker to send back the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013
    In a letter to the Speaker Nadendla Manohar, the Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy urged him to send back the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013. He gave the letter under Rule 77 in the capacity of the leader of the House. He wanted a resolution to be made in the Assembly. He said in the notice that the Bill is full of mistakes and deserves no discussion and added that it was drafted in in violation of the Constitution.
    Minister C Ramachandraiah has issued a notice to Mandali Chairman Chakrapani.
  • Seemandhra leaders prepare to show their strength
    Angered over the division of the State by the Congress high command, Seemandhra Congress leaders use the Rajya Sabha elections as a tool to show their strength. It is understood that they wanted to defeat the official candidate and the names of former Minister JC Diwakar Reddy and MLC KVVS Raju (Chaitanya Raju) are on the rounds for the Rajya Sabha elections. It is all likely that Ganta Srinivasa Rao too likely to be in the fray. It is evident that there were unanimous in the view that one rebel candidate would contest the polls and if the number increases, the second nominee would file nominations. It is clear that one of the three would drop at the last moment. Sources said that Chaitanya Raju is reportedly told that they would not hesitate to defeat the official nominee. Meanwhile, Congress high command is planning to filed once again KVP Ramachandra Rao, MA Khan and Nandi Yellayya in an effort to do regional justice.
  • 'I will not ask for posting', says CBI former Joint Director
    The Central Bureau of Investigation former Joint Director Lakshminarayna on Saturday said in Visakhapatnam that he is waiting for the posting since June 2013. He said that he will ask for the posting. On a question of his entry in to political life, he said in negative.
  • 10 kg gold robbed from Tanishq Jeweller shop
    Ten kilos of gold robbed from Tanishq jeweller shop situated at Panjagutta in Hyderabad. According to sources, the a gang said to be inter-state have robbed of gold and silver jewellery from the shop by break open the safe. Sources said that they gained entry into the shop by making a hole from the rear side of the shop. Police are investigating. Police suspect that they would have gained entry into the shop around 1 a.m. to 2 a.m.
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  • Mumbai police arrested four auto drivers Singavarapu Esther Anuhaya murder race
    Mumbai police have arrested four auto drivers in connection with the rape and murder of Singavarapu Anuhya Esther case. It may be recalled here that Singavarapu Jonathan Prasad, father of Esther, met the Union Home Minister Shushil Kumar Shine on Friday and sought his intervention in speeding up the probe. It may be recalled here that Singavarapu Esther Anuhya, a software engineer working for TCS was found murdered in Mumbai. She took Visakhapatnam-Mumbai train in Vijayawada on January 4 and reached Mumbai on the next day but could not reach the hostel. Her father rushed to Mumbai and began searching for her and the Police could not extend the desired level of help and found half burnt body of his daughter almost 11 days of her disappearance.
  • The Assembly session was adjourned for 15 minutes early in the day as the YSRCP legislators stormed to the podium demanding clarity on the voting procedure of the AP State Reorganization Bill. Despite repeated requests from the Speaker to co-operate with the proceedings, the YSRCP MLAs didn't relent forcing the adjournment of the session for 15 minutes.

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