Andhra Pradesh News on March 28, 2014
March 28, 2014 - Hyderabad
- YSRCP to release its manifesto shortly
HYDERABAD: YSRCP official spokesperson Vasireddy Padma said on Thursday that the party will announce its manifesto shortly and it would be people in tune with the aspirations of the people. Senior party leaders are working on the manifesto. She said that people do not believe TDP. She alleged that TDP has become a shelter for Congress leaders' migrations.
- Secretariat employees urge Kamalanathan Committee on options
HYDERABAD: Secretariat employees Forum on Thursday met the members of Kamalanathan Committee and urged them to keep options open to the employees. They wanted the division should take place without any political interference or pressures. They urged the committee to announce PRP well before the appointed day and wanted to safe guard the interests of the pensioners.
- Cine actor Venu Madhav raises objectionable comments
VIJAYAWADA: Cine comedian Venu Madhav speech at TDP Mahila Garjana turned to be objectionable with his comments to women not to allow your husbands into house and give food and bed if they do not vote to TDP. These comments created a sense of unrest among those attend at the meeting. Failing to get proper response from the audience, he completed the speech within ten minutes.
- Cricketer Dhoni pays Rs.20 crore tax
PATNA: Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who pays income tax promptly had paid Rs.20 crore for the year 2013-14 according to a senior official of Income Tax. He stood first by paying highest tax for the last six years. It may be recalled that he had paid Rs.22 crores tax for the last year. >
- Gang rape on woman journalist
MEERJAPUR: A woman journalist was gang raped In Vindhyachal in Uttar Pradesh by two persons. Police said that the incident took place on Thursday when she was going to Ashtabhuj hill. Police registered a case basing on her complaint and Vindhyachal range DIG Srivastava said that they have arrested on accused and on hunt for the rest.
- 'Not joining in AAP', says former Cricket Captain Kapil Dev.
MEERPUR: Team India former cricket captain Kapil Dev condemned the rumours of his joining in politics. He dismissed the news of his joining with Aam Aadmi Party and campaigning for it. Rumours were on the air that he along with Cine actor Amir Khan joining the party and Amir earlier dismissed the rumours.
- Centre for Dalit Studies releases manifesto
HYDERABAD: The Centre for Dalit Studies (CDS) on Thursday released an eight page Dali and Adivasi Agenda, a manifesto containing demands form people across 22 different areas to be circulated among the political parties. Former IAS officers Kaki Madhava Rao and KR Venugopal said at a press conference that the manifesto was prepared by working group of concerned citizens and experts. Venugopal said that it gave people the opportunity to raise some pertinent questions.
- 'I will be in fray if any outsider contests from Visakhapatnam', says Sabbam Hari
VISAKHAPATNAM: Anakapalli MP Sabbam Hari speaking to press on Thursday said that the people would give vent to their emotions through the ballot. He said that the silent revolution would wipe out the leaders responsible for the division of the State. Alluding to the report of YSRCP fielding Sharmila from Visakhapatnam, he said that he would contest if an outsider contests from Visakhapatnam, Viziangaram or Anakapalli seat.
- TNGOs may not support TRS
NIZAMABAD: Telangana Non Gazetted Officers' (TNGO) association has reportedly decided to work against TRS following its indifferent attitude towards employees. TNGOs played a key role in the victory of TRS candidates in previous elections but now it has changed stand as majority of its aspirants for TRS tickets were refused nomination by the party leadership. A decision would likely be taken in the TNGOs state committee meeting scheduled on Friday.
- AAP to field Chaya Ratan and Chandana Chakrabarti
HYDERABAD: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to field to women from key Lok Sabha constituencies in the city. Former Special Chief Secretary M Chaya Ratan is contesting form Secunderabad Lok Sabha activist Chandana Chakrabarti is form Malkajgiri according to sources. ASP sources said that these two names have been finalized and will be announced in a couple of days.
- Jai Samaikyandhra Party leader urges Governor not too be hasty in division process
VISAKHAPATNAM: Anakapalli MP and leader of Jai Samaikyandhra Party Sabbam Hari said on Thursday that the Governor should not put undue pressure on officials to complete bifurcation related issues as it is likely to influence the courts. Sabbam Hari said that the Supreme Court had admitted the petition against the AP State Reorganization Bill and is to come up for hearing. He said that the Governor is acting like an agent of the Centre in pushing through the bifurcation despite stiff opposition from the people. He said that 'we cannot say that the division would be stopped or not but have to continue efforts with commitment and sincerity.' said Hari.
- Woman SI in ACB net
WARANGAL: A woman Sub-Inspector of Police attached to Nekkonda police station was caught red handed by ACB officials on Thursday when she demanded and accepted bribe of Rs.5,000 from a complainant for release of his tractor that was involved in an accident.
- Byreddy Rajasekhara Reddy likely to be held in a murder case
KURNOOL: Byreddy Rajasekhar Reddy, president of Rayalaseema Parirakshana Samithi along with others are likely to be held in the murder of Sai Eeswardu market yard vice-chief. ACP A Venkata Ratnam said that police arrested six persons in this connection and likely to arrest Rajasekhara Reddy as police had established a prima facie case.
- Botcha Satyanarayana denies of move into BJP
HYDERABAD: Former APCC president Botcha Satyanarayana has denied reports that he has been planning to join BJP in resurrect his sagging political career. Speaking to press at AICC office in New Delhi, he said such reports in the media have been creating confusion among the Congress cadre in North Coastal Andhra. He maintained that he was very much with Congress party and would continue in it.
- TDP chief vows to develop Visakhapatnam
VISAKHAPATNAM: Telugu Desam Party chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu after inaugurating the party office at Gajuwaka on Thursday said that the development of beach road, bringing the information technology industry, saving the steel plant from the BIFR, setting NTPC plant and getting the entire power for the State were the achievement of the TDP. He said that the Gajuwaka land issue and the house committee issue would be solved and all the Steel Plant displaced would be provided employment.
- Former MLA Karri Seetharam joins YSRCP
VISAKHAPATNAM: Former Bhimili MLA Karri Sitaram was admitted into the YSRCP by its president Jagan Mohan Reddy at a public meeting at Tagarapuvalasa on Thursday. A number of former MPTC, ZPTC and former Corporators joined the party.
- 3k walk to create right to vote awareness
Kadapa Collector Kona Sasidhar has inaugurated the 3k walk in Kadapa which aims to create awareness of the importance of voting among people. The walk began at Municipal ground in Chinna Chowk and ended at Kotireddy junction. The Collector urged people to utilize their right to vote and said that it comes only once in five years. District SP Ashok Kumar, Joint Collector Rama Rao and few other district officials participated.
- Telugu New Year 'Ugadi' festival celebrations will begin today at Sri Sailam. Special prayers will be performed for the next five years.