Andhra Pradesh News on June 17, 2014
June 17, 2014 - Hyderabad
YSRCP MLA elect Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy defends
TIRUPATI: Chandragiri MLA Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy has strongly defended meeting Vijayananda Reddy, an activist of YSRCP who is accused in red sanders smuggling case and housed in Rajahmundry Central Prison. Speaking to media on Tuesday, he said that the need for political leaders to stand by party activists in times of crisis and affirmed that he stood by his humane act.
Plan to curb VIP darshan in temples
VIJAYAWADA: The State Government has plans to bring down number of VIP darshans in all temples including Tirumala. A meeting would be conducted shortly to assess the possibilities according to Minister for Endowments, P Manikyala Rao on Tuesday.
CPI (M) demands to increase ex-gratia for heat wave deaths
VISAKHAPTNAM: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded to increase the compensation for heat wave deaths to Rs.3 lakhs. The district secretary K Lokanadham said that 84 persons died in the district due to heat waves.
Birth death details put online
VISAKHAPTNAM: Birth and death details are put online by GVMC and people can see for themselves on www.gvmc.gov.in. A GVMC release said the people can verify their names and apply at the nearest Mee Seva Centre to get the certificate. If names are not found online, they can apply in the zone office for issue of certificates. A release said that vacant land tax, trade license and shop rent can be paid online. Till now, only property tax payment can be made online.
'Efforts to bring 11 national educational institutions', says Ganta Srinivasa Rao
HYDERABAD: The Minister Human Resources Development (Primary Education, Secondary Education, Higher and Technical Education) Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that efforts are on to bring 11 National Education Centres to the State and a plan with Rs.8,000 crore has been prepared. He said that he will be going to Delhi along with the Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu to have a discussion with the Centre. The Minister for Medical and Health Kamineni Srinivasa Rao said that they are on the job to bring back the medical seats which were decreased.
'Report on Himachal incident submitted to Chief Minister', says Telangana Home Minister
Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy speaking to media on Tuesday said that he had submitted a report on the incident of Himachal Pradesh and the steps taken to the Chief Minister. He said that the Government will take action on the basis of the report. The Home Minister said that release of dam gates without any warning is one of the reasons for the incident. He charged the College management for its failure to send a senior faculty and also not engaging a local guide is said to be another reason. He said that the College management has agreed for repayment of fees paid by the students. The Home Minister said that the Himachal Government since placed four engineers on suspension and stringent action is likely.
Clarity on loan waiver by June 30', says Minister Pulla Rao
HYDERABAD: Minister for Agriculture and Marketing, Patti Pulla Rao said that a committee appointed to frame modalities on loan waiver will submit a report by June 22 and a final call will be taken by the end of the month. He said that loan waiver will be implemented by convincing the Central Government and Reserve Bank of India. He asked the farmers to have any apprehensions.
Congress leaders joined to other parties are now living like slaves', says APCC chief Raghuveera Reddy
VIJAYAWADA: APCC president N Raghuveera Reddy said that those Congress leaders left the party at a critical time and joined other parties are now living like slaves without any freedom and individuality. He presided over a review meeting held today urged the party leaders to bring back the past glory of the party. Former Union Ministers J D Seelam, Pallam Raju, Killi Kruparani, former state ministers Sailajanath and others participated in the meeting and discussed the reasons for the party's poor performance in the polls.