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July 1, 2014 - Hyderabad

Union Minister Javadekar seeks Telangana Chief Minister intervention to lift ‘ban’ on news channels

NEW DELHIL: The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has sought the intervention of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to lift ban on news channels. It may be recalled that the news channels of TV9 and ABN Andhra Jyothi have been blocked since June 16. In a letter to Chandrasekhara Rao, the union Minister pointed out that freedom of speech and expression is enshrined in the Constitution.

MIM extends support to TRS in Chairman Election

HYDERABAD: Following MIM extending support to TRS in the election of Chairman for Legislative Council on Tuesday, sources said that Congress decided to withdraw support to it.

In the 35 members Legislative Council, TRS enjoys 15, Congress 12, MIM 2, PDF 1 and others 1. TRS has fielded Swamy Goud as its candidate while Farooq Hussain is the candidate for Congress. With MIM supporting to TRS, the strength of support goes to 15.

Chandrababu Naidu did injustice to Telangana

MEDAK: Minister for Irrigation, T Harish Rao said that the TRS will implement the manifesto it had given to the people before elections. He said that AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu did injustice to Telangana and even after bifurcation, he is doing the same. He charged that Naidu is obstructing power supply to the State.

Police seize Rs.1.90 crore

HYDERABAD: Police on Tuesday arrested six accused involved in transporting money through Hawala and seized Rs.1,90,50,000. All the arrested are said to be from Gujarat State.

Lock-up death in police station

ANANTAPUR: A lock-up death was reported at Madakasira Police Station in Ananthapuram district. The victim, Basheer relatives alleged that he was beaten to death by police and they staged a dharna at the police station. Basheer was taken into custody in a robbery case four days ago and he was let off every day evening. But in the other day, he was in the police lock-up and died by hanging himself according to police.

ACB officials conduct raids on KGH

VISAKHAPATNAM: Anti-Corruption Bureau officials on Tuesday conducted raids on the premises of King George Hospital under the supervision of DSP Narasimha Rao. Six teams were formed and went through the files eying on Arogya Sri schemes, purchase of bio-metric machines etc., Simultaneous raids were conducted at Tirupati and Vijayawada.

Change of gas pipeline is not possible’, says Deputy Chief Minister

AMALAPURAM: AP Deputy Chief Minister Nimmakayala Chinarajappa said that it is not possible to change the existing gas pipeline but said that the new lines if any will be done at a place far away from residential areas. He said that GAIL authorities have accepted the proposal of construction of permanent houses and a job in GAIL to those of the killed.

YSRCP MPTC candidate family kidnapped

GUNTUR: YSRCP MPTC Vemula Anjali Devi family of Nemalapuri village at Rajupalem mandal in Guntur district was allegedly kidnapped by TDP leaders. Party leaders Ambati Rambabu and Vasireddy Padma met the AP Additional DGP Thakur and complained him of this incident.

Subhadarsi chit fund turns off board

VIJAYAWADA: Subhadarsi Chit Fund on Tuesday downed the shutters at Labbipet in Vijayawada by the organizers. The victims staged dharna at the office and lodged a complaint with the police. Sources said that the organizers had duped the depositors to nearly crore.

Former MLA Katasini Ramireddy stages dharna at Municipal Office

KURNOOL: YSRCP leader and former MLA Katasani Ramireddy along with party supporters staged dharna before the Municipal Office on learning that the authorities plans to demolish houses of YSRCP cadre.

TDP leader Dr BV Jayanageswar Reddy appears before the court

KURNOOL: Yemmiganur TDP MLA Dr.BV Jayanageswar Reddy on Monday appeared before Yemmiganur Junior Civil Judge Court in an Election Code violation case. It is alleged that he in violation had held talks with voters in the March 30 Municipal Elections. The judge posted the case to August 25.

One month ration to building collapse victims’, says in charge collector

SRIKAKULAM: Srikakulam in-charge District Collector G Pandiyan said that one month ration will be distributed to those affected in the Chennai building collapse. He issued orders on Monday to the concerned officials. He said that Palakonda RDP N Tej Bharat, Rajam Tashildar, Hirmandalam Revenue Inspector left for Chennai in participating the operations there.

YSRCP MPs Avinash Reddy and Butta Renuka meets Union Railway Minister

NEW DELHI: YSRCP MPs YS Avinash Reddy and Butta Renuka on Tuesday met the Union Minister for Railways Sadanand Goud. They requested him for speedy completion of rail projects in Kadapa and Kurnool districts. In view of Parliament Sessions that to begin from July 7, where Railway budget will be placed, they sought the Minister’s intervention for completion of pending railway projects.

TRS MPTCs sustains injuries

ANATHAPUR: Telangana Rashtra Samithi MPTCs who were travelling in a Volvo bus on Tuesday overturned near Gutti in Ananthapuram. Six MPTCs sustained injuries and they were rushed to hospital at Gutti.

Swamy Goud files nomination for Legislative Chairman post

HYDERABAD: TRS MLC Swamy Goud on Tuesday filed his nomination for Chairmanship for Legislative Council. The elections will be held on Wednesday.

‘Trust Heights’ building collapse

CHENNAI: The death toll rose to 26 in the Chennai Trust Heights building collapse. The rescue operations are in full swing.

AP government to release White papers from Wednesday

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Government will be releasing White papers from Wednesday and the first paper is on Electricity. Meanwhile, AP Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu will be leaving to Delhi to participate in the Finance Ministers’ conference on July 3.

Jagan Mohan Reddy speaks to Bhaskar Reddy family members
HYDERABAD: YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy telephoned to the family members of the deceased party leader Vyja Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy and consoled them. He said that the party will be at the rescue of the family members at all times. He spoke to Giddalur MLA Ashok Reddy and wanted him to help the family members. He directed him to take legal recourse in the incident.

High Court adjourns PIL against Loan waiver

A Division Bench of Andhra Pradesh High Court comprising of Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and Justice PV Sanjay Kumar on Monday adjourned a Public Interest Litigation petitioned filed by former TDP MLA Adusumilli Jayaprakash.

The counsel for the petitioner MV Durga Prasad said that the contended that the loans taken by Self Help Groups were for unproductive matters and such loans cannot be waived and elaborated how this system will affect the whole banking system. The Chief Justice said that the bank have not waived the loans and added that the Telangana Minister’s statement cannot be a basis for the petition. He said that even Andhra Pradesh Government, a GO was issued to look into modalities and no concrete action was taken. The court adjourned the case to next week.

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