Andhra Pradesh News on January 30, 2014
January 30, 2014 - Hyderabad
- ACB arrests Excise Circle Inspector and constable on bribery charges
Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Thursday arrested Armour Excise Sub Inspector, Bhaskar Goud and constable Siva Kumar while accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000.
- YSRCP coordinator Raghuram Raju suspended
YSRCP on Thursday suspended party Narsaraopeta Parliament constituency coordinator Raghuram Raju following complaints from West Godavari party activists.
- TRS president speaks to press
Speaking to press on Thursday after the Bill was rejected by the AP State Assembly, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrasekhara Rao said that the Bill will be passed in the Parliament cent per cent. He asked the Telangana people not worry over the action in the State. He said that the stage was shifted from Hyderabad to Delhi. He said that he will be leaving to Delhi on Friday and will come only with Telangana State. He said that Assembly will only express views. He alleged that the Chief Minister and the Opposition leaders did not act according to their status. He said formation of Telangana State is sure. He said that the media is too not maintaining restraint.
- RS polls
Minister Vatti Vasant Kumar appealed to the Returning Officer for Rajya Sabha elections to reject the nomination of Chaitanya Raju Independent candidate as he is facing non-bailable cases on him.
- Government enhances cap on subsidized gas cylinders
The Central Government has enhanced the ceiling from 9 to 12 subsidized cylinders a year. It may be recalled here that the AICC vice president had asked the Prime Minster to enhance it to 12 at the AICC meeting held on January 17 at New Delhi. It may be recalled here that the Government had initially caped the supply of subsidized domestic LPG cylinders to six per household annually in September 12 and was raised to nine in January 13.
- Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy's move to reject the motion, admitted voting conducted and won
The Speaker Nadendla Manohar allowed the Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy 'reject motion' and declared has won in the Assembly. The Speaker announced that the opinions of the Assembly will be sent to the President. He announced that the House is adjourned sine die.
- Heavy security deployed around Assembly premises
Today being the last day for discussion on the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013, heavy security forces have been deployed around Assembly premises. Nearly 1,000 policemen were deployed including CRPF to guard the premises. Tension likely to crop up with the unexpected agitational programmes may arise.
- TTD to link Aadhaar to free darshan for locals
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) plans to link Aadhaar card linkage to free darshan for the locals. It is aimed at providing free darshan once in a month. According to the Deputy Executive Officer Ch. Ramana said that on every first Tuesday of the month, 5,000 locals from Tirupati town will be given free darshan from Jaya Vijayadwaram and they will be asked to provide an Aadhaar card as their residence and identify proof. However, a final call will come only after its Board meeting. The local may be asked to book their slots nine days before the day they intend to take the darshan and priority would be given on first-cum-first basis.
- TRS MLA Harish Rao gives written statement to speaker on the Bill
TRS MLA Harish Rao submitted a 65 page opinion on the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013. He demanded the Centre to give Rs.5 lakh crore package to Telangana. He also submitted CDs copies of the statements of former Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, present Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, YSRCP leaders and Union Minister Chiranjeevi. He wanted him to send the Bill to Parliament.
- SPEED NEWS
- The Home Ministerial Task Force headed by the Home Adviser Vijay Kumar held discussions with the head of the departments of the Secretariat today gained importance at a time the Assembly is returning the Bill to the President.
- Nalgonda: With old political rivalry in Kodada Narasimhulagudem in the district, CPM sarpanch Plunder Reddy was murdered by rivals.
- Telangana MLAs and Ministers cutting across party lines at a meeting on Thursday have decided to see that no voting or resolution be taken up in the Assembly.
- Seemandhra MLAs at a meeting have decided to take voting and in case if voting is not conducted, they have decided to give it in writing by all the Seemandhra MLAs.
- Legislative council adjourned for one hour again following slogans by the members of the two regions of Seemandhra and Telangana.
- Assembly paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his death anniversary
- Intelligence alert says that physical attacks will be likely in the event of voting in the Assembly and any toward incidents may likely to take place.
- Speaker Nadendla Manohar on Thursday adjourned the Assembly by an hour following slogans by both members of the both the regions. The appeals of the Speaker to bring the situation normal went invain.
- TDP MLAs stages protest at Ambedkar statue demanding a resolution on Voting on the Bill.
- Governor ESL Narasimhan paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Bapu Ghat. PCC president Botch Satyanarayana along with some leaders attended.
- In Anathapuram, 980 APSRTC buses in all the 12 depots remain confined to depot following a bandh call given by Telugu Desam Party on the last day for discussion on the Telangana Bill. In Kadapa, 900 buses in 8 depots could not come out of depots. In Guntur the bandh is being observed in a peaceful manner.
- Seemandhra bandh begins
Bandh is being observed at several places in Seemandhra against the AP State Reorganization Bill 2013. The bandh call was given by Telugu Desam Party yesterday.