Andhra Pradesh News on January 27, 2014
January 27, 2014 - Hyderabad
- High Court directs State Government to submit records in alienation of prime land to DCC
A Division Bench of the AP High Court comprising of Chief Justice Kalyan Jyothi Sen Gupta and Justice PV Sanjay Kumar directed the State Government to produce records of Cabinet decisions to hand over prime land to political parties at a low price. The Division Bench dealing with a writ petition of Gopi Krishna of Gudur who challenged the alienation of prime land to District Congress Committee at low prices. The government produced the GOs concerned and the bench asked for the proceedings of such Cabinet meetings and posted to February 3.
- 2,547 vacancies to be filled in AP Forest Department
Following a green signal by the State Government to fill up 3,820 vacancies in three years' time, Forest Department is planning to recruit 2,547 vacancies. A notification is likely in the next month. The entire recruitment process is likely to be handed over to JNTUC and a MoU will be taken up shortly. The entire process is decided to be completed within three months
- Lok Satta moves resolution seeking justice to all the regions
Lok Satta Party founder president and Kukatpally MLA Dr Jayaprakash Narayan on Monday issued a notice to the Speaker under Rule 77. He said that there are so many loopholes in the AP State Reorganization 2013 bill and needed amendments before it is placed in the Parliament. He said though ten days advance notice has to be given but due to the importance, he requested the speaker to take it up for a resolution.
- Chalo Delhi programme at the time of introduction of Bill in Parliament,
APNGOs Association president P. Ashok Babu responding on the motion to reject the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013 by the Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy said that they would organize a 'Chalo Delhi' programme at the time when the Bill is introduced in the Parliament. They planned to stage protests at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on February 11, 12 and 13. . He said the future course of action will be announced in a two or three days after discussing with the political parties.
- Payakaropeta Tahsildar and Revenue Inspector in ACB net
ACB officials on Monday arrested Payakaropeta Tahsildar Lingaiah and Revenue Inspector Murali Krishna while accepting bribe from the complainant. Sources said that the accused officials demanded bribe for issuance of legal heir certificate to the complaint of VRO who died recently.
- Congress finalizes candidates for Rajya Sabha elections
The Congress high command on Monday finalized the candidature of KVP Ramachandra Rao, MA Khan, Subbarami Reddy for Rajya Sabha from the State of Andhra Pradesh.
While, sources said that former Minster and Tadipatri MLA JC Diwakar Reddy and MLC Chaitanya Raju are likely to file nominations as independent candidates. .
- Committed theft to create a sensation', says Kiran accused in Tanishq robbery
Tanishq robbery that created a sensation in which 30kgs of gold ornaments and precious stones worth over Rs.23 crores was stolen. One Kiran belongs to Eevuru near Vinukonda in Guntur surrendered before the police with the help of a private TV news channel. He said that the committed the crime to create a sensation and conducted rekky for five minutes and committed the theft with a clear plan. He said that he took all precautions to avoid arrest. He said that with the view to highlight the corruption of the political leaders, he committed the crime. He said there is no difference between the robbers' and corrupt politicians. He said that he was a thief for a night but the political leaders for thieves for five years. He wanted to do service to the people but was denied opportunities. He said earlier he attempted to commit suicide twice but withdrawn as he had no right to commit suicide. He said he would serve the society if an opportunity was given.
Initially police did not believe:
He said that when he surrendered before the police, they did not believe his words of committing the robbery. They only believed and took into custody when they were shown of the ornaments he kept. He said that there were none behind him. Police are investigating.
- TRS president K Chandrasekhara Rao appears before Court
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrasekhara Rao on Monday appeared before Warangal court. It may be recalled here that a case was registered against him for provocational speeches in the bye-elections for Prakasa. The court posted the matter to June 9 for hearing.
- Rule No. 77 will not be applicable, says TRS MLA Harish Rao
Speaking at the media point in the Assembly, TRS MLA Harish Rao said that the rule No.77 will not be applicable to the move to move a resolution to reject the AP State reorganization Bill 2013. He said the move of the Chief Minister is one sided as Ministers from Telangana region are opposing the action of the Chief Minster and it also need a ten days advance notice to the Speaker, he said.
- Vundavalli Arun Kumar to Rajya Sabha as independent
Rajahmundry Congress MP Vundavalli Arun Kumar who was one of the six MPs moved a no-confidence motion against the Central Government plans to contest for Rajya Sabha as an Independent. It may be recalled here that he is one of the key person fighting for the united Andhra Pradesh cause and too tendered his resignation for the Congress party.
- Former Speaker Suresh Reddy writes to Speaker Nadendla Manohar
Former Speaker K Suresh Reddy in a letter to the Speaker Nadendla Manohar urged him not to accept the move of a resolution to reject the Telangana draft Bill under Rule.No.77 by the Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy. He advised him to go deep into the constitutional requisites and Assembly rules before a decision is taken.
- Rules of Procedure and conduct of Business in the Assembly
Rule No. 77. Any member or a Minister who wishes to move a resolution shall give ten days notice of his intention and shall together with the notice submit the text of the resolution which he intends to move: Provided that the Speaker may allow it to be entered in the list of business with shorter notice than ten days.
Rule No.78. A resolution may be in the form of a declaration of opinion or recommendation or may be in the form so as to record either approval or disapproval by the Assembly of an act or policy of Government or convey a message or commend, urge or request an action or call attention to a matter or situation for consideration by Government or in such other form as the Speaker may consider appropriate.
- Nellore DHMO along with four associates were held
Ongole police had arrested Dr G Sudhakar, District Medical and Health Officer in Nellore along with five associates of Munna Bhai for their alleged involvement in illegal purchases of arms and drugs. The accused were remanded in judicial custody according to police inspector. According to him, Munna Bhai after release on bail collected crores of rupees by luring gullible people promising higher returns and gold biscuits and the money so collected to buy drugs and arms illegally. He said further investigation is on. The arrested are Sh.Mohideen, S Narahari, and B Ashwath Reddy, Sh.Noor Ahamed from Chintamani in Karnataka.
- Ministers from Seemandhra region met with Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy today. They have discussed the strategy to be adopted in the future to keep the state united.