Andhra Pradesh News on June 22, 2014
June 22, 2014 - Hyderabad
Chandrababu Naidu to meet Modi on June 26, 27
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu will be visiting Delhi on June 26 and 27 to meet the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of Union Ministers to seek additional grants in the speedy implementation of various provisions in the AP State Reorganization Act. The issues he will take up included the issue of crop loan waiver.
DRDO official was stabbed by a juvenile
HYDERABAD: Regional Director of Koraput based Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) RK Satpathy was on Sunday stabbed by a juvenile at Charminar. The juvenile attacked him while he was here for shopping in the area however was caught by a group of persons there at. He was rushed to hospital where his condition is said to be out of danger.
Andhra Pradesh requests the Centre for the safe passage of stranded Andhra People in Iraq
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Government has requested the Centre to rescue the 61 persons from the State who were stranded in Iraq and their safe passage to their native places. The Chief Minister has asked the Minister Palle Raghunath Reddy and State Government's special representative at Delhi Kambhampati Ramamohana Rao to meet the external affairs ministry. Of the 61 AP persons stranded in Iraq, 41 belong to West Godavari district, 14 to Visakhapatnam, three to East Godavari, two to Srikakulam and one to Viziangaram.
Three held and 80 kg.ganja seized
VISAKHAPATNAM: Three persons including two inter State ganja smugglers from Tamil Nadu were arrested by t eh Rolugunta police on Sunday morning. The police seized 80 kgs. dry ganja estimated to be Rs.4 lakh.
'They are joining the party of their own', says Government Chief Whip Kaluva Srinivasulu
HYDERABAD: Government Chief Whip Kaluva Srinivasulu said that TDP president Chandrababu Naidu is not encouraging party defections and added that those joining the party are doing it on their own keeping their own political future. He wanted the APCC president N Raghuveera Reddy not to politicize the issue.
KCR has no moral right to speak on submerged villages', says IT minister
HYDERABAD: IT Minister Palle Raghunath Reddy said that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has no moral right to speak on the submerged village in Polavaram. He said that it is unfortunate that the Congress leader Mallikharjun Kharge and KCR are speaking against Polavaram project. He reminded that the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured to merge the submerged villages with Andhra Pradesh.
'Hyderabad will be developed as Health Hub', says Deputy Chief Minister Rajaiah
HYDERABAD: Participating at the concluding day of the Indo-Global Health Care meet on Sunday, Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Rajaiah said that Hyderabad will be developed as Health Hub. He presented the excellence awards to hospitals that extend quality services. He assured that corporate medical services will be made available to every door step.
Four dead bodies recovered in Bear River
HIMACHAL PRADESH: The rescue teams on Sunday alone retrieved four dead bodies of the VNR Vignan College students that were washed away on June 8. They were identified as Ritwik, Nallakunta, Hyderabad, Parameswar from Narsampet, Warangal, Kiran from Khammam and Mittapalli Akhil from Girmajipet, Warangal. The total bodies recovered so are had gone to 17.
Bodo extremists demand Rs.6 crore for release of kidnapped engineer
HYDERABAD: The Bodo extremists have demanded Rs. 6 crore for the release of the kidnapped engineer Naga Malleswara Rao. It may be recalled that Naga Malleswara Rao an engineer working with Vasistha Constructions, Assam was kidnapped on June 17. The engineer belongs to Cheemakurti mandal in Prakasam district.
'State Government's decision on scrapping of PPAs are unilateral and hasty', says Bandaru Dattatreya.
HYDERABAD: BJP senior leader Bandaru Dattatreya said that the decision of Andhra Pradesh government scrapping Power Purchase Agreements is hasty one and unilateral. He said that he never expected that Chandrababu Naidu who has been saying that both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are equal has taken the decision that is detrimental to Telangana people. He demanded him to withdraw the decision. Dattatreya said that he had brought the dispute to the notice of the Union Minister Piyush Goyal and wanted a decision to be taken only after consultation with the two chief ministers.