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Andhra Pradesh News on March 29, 2014

March 29, 2014 - Hyderabad

  • Selection of MP candidates from Telangana completed', says AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh
    NEW DELHI: Congress screening committee headed by Vayalar Ravi and Digvijay Singh on Saturday said that they have completed the process of identifying candidates from Telangana. Digvijay Singh speaking to press said that the remarks of TRS of having closed doors for alliances with Congress are a happy sign. The job of selection of candidates for MLA seats in Telangana will be completed in a couple of days. The possibility of having alliance with left parties is under consideration, he said.
  • TDP MP Konakalla Narayana to contest from Masulipatnam
    VIJAYAWADA: TDP MP Konakalla Narayana said that he got an assurance from party president to contest from Masulipatnam. He said that the Nara Chandrababu Naidu is the future Chief Minister of the State. The reconstruction of the State along with new State Capital is only possible with Naidu, he said.
    It may be recalled here that Konakalla Narayana was subjected to severe health problems and fell in the Parliament during a debate on division issue and the had good amount of public sympathy.
  • APERC to continue the present power tariff
    The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APETC) on Saturday issued orders to various discoms to continue with the present tariff system until further orders and the decision to postpone hike in view of the election model code. As per the schedule, the new tariff should be implemented form April 1.
  • Kannada actor Anjan Kumar died in road accident
    ONGOLE: Andenappa alias Anjan Kumar (33), a budding Kannada film actor and singer was killed in a road accident near Chintala forest area on Srisailam ghat road in Prakasam district. The accident occurred when a speeding lorry collided with the car in which he along with his family members were travelling. Three others in the car sustained injuries and were rushed to government hospital at Pedadornala. The body of the actor was shifted to the Government hospital at Markapuram for autopsy.
  • 'Probe into OMC case complete', says CBI
    HYDERABAD: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that their probe into the Obulapuram Mining Case was completed and submitted a report in a sealed cover. This was in accordance with the directive of the Court that sought a report while hearing the bail plea of Gali Janardhan Reddy who was arrested in the case two years ago.
  • Revenue staff slaps Rs.10,000 fine on Cine actor Balakrishna
    HYDERABAD: Revenue officials on Saturday slapped a fine of RS.10,000 on cine actor Balakrishna for digging a bore well without permission. He dug a bore well at his residence in No.2 in Banjara Hills which he did not apply for permission. Basing on a complaint from the nearby residences, revenue officials visit the house and found to have dug it without permission.
  • KCR follows family rule in Telangana
    WARANGAL: TDP senior leader Yerrabilli Dayakar Rao alleged on Saturday that TRS president K Chandrasekhara Rao follows family rule. He who initially promised to make a dalit as Chief Minister later changed his stand. He said that Telangana people will not believe his words. He reminded that TDP from the beginning giving prominence to all castes.
  • Case registered against DCP
    HYDERABAD: A case has been registered against ten police personnel including the then Deputy Commissioner of Police Tarun Joshi. Khader, a resident of old city died while on treatment on Saturday and the relatives allege that he died due to police tortures. He was arrested in a murder case of last year.
  • Accident attack on a mother and daughter
    MASULIPATNAM: A person Subhani attacked a mother and her daughter on Saturday morning. According to sources, the accused in harassing the daughter in the name of love and marriage and following denial, he attacked both of them injuring severe acid burns. They were rushed to hospital. Police took the accused into custody.
  • Jai Samaikyandhra Party announces 38 party in charges
    HYDERABAD: Jai Samaikyandhra Party on Friday announced the appointment of 38 party in charges. Party general secretary N Tulasi Reddy released the lit to media. Prominent among them are Korla Bharati, former MP Kanithi Viswanadham and former Minister Anam Ramanarayana Reddy brother Jayakumar Reddy. Four student leaders in the Jai Samaikyandhra movement were given a place in the list.
  • BJP State president Haribabu promises more revenue districts
    VIJAYAWADA: BJP State president K Haribabu has promised that the party if voted to power would create a revenue district for every Lok Sabha constituency in Seemandhra. Addressing the party's election campaign meeting on Friday, he said that there were many States having more revenue districts than the Lok Sabha constituencies. He said that it was prudent that if Andhra Pradesh should have smaller districts to ensure a decentralized administration.
  • Election Commission urged to remove fans in polling booths
    VISAKHAPATNAM: An Independent candidate Achanta Lakshmana Rao of Narsipatnam sent an appeal to the Election Commission of India, the State Election Commission and Governor of Andhra Pradesh seeking removal of ceiling fans in the polling booths, adjacent rooms and in the buildings within a radius of 100 meters of a polling booth during the municipal elections in accordance with the law that bars an election symbol to be displayed at the polling stations or in the area around it. He said that ceiling fan is the symbol of YSRCP and ceiling fans in the polling booths and premises around them would give an advantage to the candidates of the party over others.
  • Krishnaiah and Ranganath Raju join TDP
    HYDERABAD: ysrcp Narsipatnam parliamentary constituency in-charge C Ranganath Raju, party's former president of West Godavari district Moses Raju and cine actress Sana on Friday joined TDP . In their lines, AP Backward Classes' Welfare Association R Krishnaiah too joined the party along with his supporters. Krishnaiah said that 50 p cent quota to BCs in the law making bodies if TDP was voted to power. Speaking on the occasion, TDP chief Naidu said that the party was committed to empower BCs and the party's decision to make a BC Chief Minister in Telangana, if voted to power.
  • SVU inks pact with research institute
    TIRUPATI: Sri Venkateswara University signed a MoU with Sri Maharshi Research Institute of Science and Vedic Technology on Friday with an objective of establishing a green technology incubator centre on its campus to assimilate Vedic knowledge with science and technology.
  • Uniyal is the new Naval Officer-in-Charge
    VISAKAHAPTNAM: Captain Satish Uniyal took over as Naval Officer-in-Charge from Commodore Ajay Saxena at a Ceremonial Parade held at Naval Dockyard on Friday. A specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare, he held a number of prestigious appointments both afloat and ashore.
  • 'We will wipe off DWACRA loans if voted to power, says Jagan
    NELLIMARLA(Vizianagaram) YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy participating in election campaign road show on Friday in Nellimarla said that the party will wipe off DWACRA loans immediately after coming to power. He reiterated the five signatures campaing that will change the fate of the State and bring back YSR golden era in the State.
  • District and City Congress Committee president from the 13 districts of Seemandhra will meet today at Indira Bhavan in Hyderabad. Senior party leaders will also join the meeting convened by APCC president N Raghuveera Reddy. The leaders will analyze the impact of the recent 7-day bus tour in Seemandhra districts.
  • Centre has appointed a 5-member committee to study alternatives for capital for residual Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation. K Sivaramakrishnan, Prof. KT Ravindran, Prof. Jagan Shah, Aromar Revi and Dr. Rathin Roy are the members of the committee. Centre has appointed two advisors S Salahuddin Ahmed and AN Roy as the two advisors to Governor ESL Narasimhan.
  • A married couple attempted to commit suicide at Chilakalapudi railway station near Machilipatnam in Krishna district. It is learnt that the couple were depressed at being child less. They were admitted to a hospital and condition is said to be critical.

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