Andhra Pradesh News on June 5, 2014
June 3, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Vice Chancellor of ANU releases Vision document
GUNTUR: The Vice Chancellor of Acharaya Nagarjuna University K Viyanna Rao on Friday released the draft of 'Perspective Plan for the Development of Andhra Pradesh (New State). It would be presented to the Chief Minister designate Nara Chandrababu Naidu after he assumes office on June 8. The document contains the compilation of 32 articles on various facets of development in education, health, industry, agriculture, science and technology and apart from revenue generation capability of the new State.
- Praja Spandana writes open letter to Chandrababu Naidu
VISAKHAPATNAM: Praja Spandana president CS Rao has demanded the Chief Minister designate Nara Chandrababu Naidu making Visakhapatnam as capital of Andhra Pradesh and the headquarters of proposed SC Railway Zone. In an open letter on Friday, he said connectivity, availability of land and water supply would make Vizag the best suited for the capital. He said that Visakhapatnam Airport had gone international with a couple of flights launched to Dubai and Singapore during the last two years.
- Five gangsters arrested
CHITOOR: AS special team of Hyderabad CCS police on Friday afternoon arrested five members of an inter-state gang all from Mumbai who are said to be involved in over 150 criminal cases in the several party of the country. The team raided a house in Vijayanagar Colony in Madanapalli on specific information and nabbed the gang. Police sources said that the arrested persons were involved in multitudes of serious crimes including gruesome murders, train thefts, communal riots and arson.
- Special security measures for Chandrababu Naidu
HYDERABAD: Special arrangements are being made to provide adequate security cover to Chandrababu Naidu considering that he has already escaped an attempt on his life by Maoists at Alipiri in Tirupati on October 2, 2003 said DGP JV Ramudu. He said that the threat perception is high on Chandrababu Naidu so much so he was already a 'Z" category protectee of the National Security Guards.
- Cine actor Nagarjuna meets Naidu
HYDERABAD: Cine actor Akkineni Nagarjuna on Friday met the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu and congratulated him on his victory in the recent elections.
- Spice jet operates special flight for Naidu oath taking ceremony
HYDERABAD: Specie Jet operates a 200 seater flight for those attending to the oath taking of Chandrababu Naidu. It will leave Hyderabad at 3.25pm and arrive at Gannavaram and in return will leave at 11.30 at Gannavaram and arrive in Hyderabad. The ticket priced at Rs.12,000 and is available at NTR Trust Bhavan from Saturday at a special counter, said TDP media committee chairman SLVSRK Prasad.
- 'New Railway Zone based on committee reports', says GM Srivastava
GUNTUR: SC Railway General Manager Srivastava speaking to media on Friday said that the formation of new railway zone purely depends on the reports submitted by committed appointed for it. He visited Guntur railway station and advised the officials to create help centres for the convenience of the passengers arriving for the oath taking ceremony of Chandrababu Naidu.
- 'Sixteen accused gets bail in PGMET scam
VIJAYAWADA: The 14th Additional District Magistrate on Friday granted conditional bail to 16 accused out of 46 arrested in the sensational PGMET scam. With this the total who were granted bail had gone to 25.
- TDP misusing official machinery', says YSRCP
HYDERABAD: The YSRCP has criticised what it termed 'misuse of official machinery' by TDP and the way it boasted of the swearing-in ceremony of its leader Nara Chandrababu Naidu. It only indicated how Chandrababu would serve the coterie that has been running the show, ignoring the plight of the people, said YSRCP MLA G Srikanth Reddy at a press conference.
- RTC driver saves lives before dying
GUNTUR: An RTC driver died of heart attack while on duty on Thursday. Before he took the vehicle to a safety saving the lives of passengers, he collapsed on the steering with massive heart attack. The incident took place at Reddygudem village in Rajupalem mandal. RTC Regional Manager of Guntur, PV Rama Rao said that the bus driver Sk.Dastagiri felt severe pain in the chest and collapsed in the driver seat.
- Off-duty RTC driver dies after being pushed out of bus
NELLORE: An RTC driver, IS Reddy died after allegedly being pushed out of the bus by a passenger at Narawada in Nellore district on Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred when the driver after the duty boarded the Pamuru-bound bus to go to his native village in Prakasam district. A passenger, Brahmaiah, irked at not getting a stop at a place he wanted to disembark, picked up a fight with Reddy who was standing near the foot board. Heated argument between the two reportedly led to exchange of blows when the passenger pushed the driver out of the bus.
- Stalker kills woman and daughter
VIJAYAWADA: In a ghasty incident, a woman and her daughter were done to death by a man identified as Siva Nagaraju at Mallavalli in Bapulapadu mandal in the wee hours of Thursday. A Chandramma and Chinni were sleeping outside their house when Nagaraju attacked them with a sickle killing the both on the spot. Police sources said that the Nagaraju had been pestering Chinni for some time to marry him. The accused was taken into custody and the Nuzvid police are investigating.
- Chandrababu Naidu to take oath at 7.27pm on June 8
Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan invited the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu to form the government .A muhurtam has been set at 7.27pm on June 8 for the swearing in ceremony. Chandrababu Naidu will take oath at a public function at Nagarjuna Nagar between Vijayawada and Guntur. It may be recalled that Naidu was elected as leader of the party on
- Smitha Sabarwal transferred to CM peshi
HYDERABAD: The Medak District Collector Smitha Sabarwal was transferred to Telangana Chief Minister's peshi as Additional secretary. Telangana Chief Minister KCR has all praises for her at a public meeting in Gajwel. It may be recalled that Sabarwal had introduced innovative measures for attracting voters to increase poll percentage.
- Chandrababu Naidu to take oath at 7.27pm on June 8
Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan will be inviting the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu to form the government and formally appointing Naidu as the Chief Minister of AP. A muhurtam has been set at 7.27pm on June 8 for the swearing in ceremony. Chandrababu Naidu will take oath at a public function at Nagarjuna Nagar between Vijayawada and Guntur. It may be recalled that Naidu was elected as leader of the party on Wednesday at Tirupati conclave.
- Rs three crore for renovation and repairs of AP Chief Minister's office
HYDERABAD: The State Government of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday sanctioned Rs.3 crores for the repairs and renovation of AP Chief Minister's office at Lake View Guest House on the Raj Bhavan Road. It may be recalled that this has been allotted to AP Chief Minister's office cum-resident. It is expected that Chandrababu Naidu is expected to function from here from June 9 after he took over the reins of the State on June 8.
- KCR Loan waiver scheme is only taken between June 1 2013 to June 1, 2014
The deliberations between the Bankers and the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao on Wednesday and is proposed that the loan waiver is for only loans taken in between June 1, 2013 to June1, 2014 and not to loans on agri-based activities such as poultry, livestock etc., and those availed by pledging gold. According to sources, if only loans of up to Rs.1 lakh were waived, it would amount to Rs.26,020 crore and if crop loans are taken into account, it would be Rs.20,378 crore. If only loans upto Rs.1 lakh are considered, it amounts to Rs.19,600 crore.
- Governor's joint Secretary escapes with minor injuries
Basant Kumar, the Governor’s joint secretary in the Raj Bhavan, was involved in a road mishap on the national highway at Narketpally, of Nalgonda ,district on Wednesday morning. He escaped with minor injuries. Mr Kumar was returning to Hyderabad from Vijayawada. The accident occurred when the tyre of the car in which he was travelling exploded. The driver lost control of the car and hit a road divider. At the time of the accident, Basant Kumar’s wife and other family members were also in the car. They are all safe. The driver sustained a head injury and is being treated.
- 'Loan waiver scheme should be without any conditions', says D Srinivas
Congress party leader of the Telangana council, D Srinivas said that it is injustice to put conditions for loan waiver. Speaking to media on Thursday, he said that it is nothing but to deceive the farmers. He demanded the Chief Minister to implement the scheme without any conditions. He questioned KCR of the justification of putting conditions after being elected by the people.
- 'I will bring back the past glory to Tirumala', says Chandrababu Naidu
After having darshan of Lord Venkateswara Swamy on Thursday, the AP Chief Minister designate Nara Chandrababu Naidu said that he will bring back the past glory to Tirumala. He said that he prayed the God to give strength for beginning a new era. He said that long term and short term planning will be taken up for happy darshan of the lord to the people. He said that 'Pranadanam' the medical scheme will be strengthened.
- EAMCET results will be on June 9
HYDERABAD: EAMCET convener Ramana Rao said that the results of the EAMCET conducted will be announced on June 9 and the schedule of counselling will be announced on the same day, he said.
- 'Namaste Telangana New paper' chairman joins BJP
HYDERABAD: C Lakshmirajam, chairman of Namaste Telangana has on Thursday joined the BJP in presence of its president Rajnath Singh.
- 'No Maoists are in Telangana', says Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy
HYDERABAD: Nayani Narasimha Reddy on Thursday took over as the Home Minister of Telangana State and speaking on the occasion, he said that maintaining of Law and Order is his first priority. He said that CCTV would be installed at every viable point in Hyderabad and police system will be modernized. He said that there are no 'Maoists' in Telangana and is a creation of media, said the Home Minister.