Andhra Pradesh News on March 3, 2014
March 3, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Director General of Police transfers 33 DSPs
Director General of Police on Monday insured orders transferring as many as 33 Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSPs) in the State.
- TG Venkatesh begins poll campaign
KURNOOL: Former Minister and present TDP leader TG Venkatesh on Monday kicked off his poll campaign. He started his campaign at Joharapurm in Kurnool district.
- Two TDP MLAs join TRS
Two Telugu Desam Party MLAs Dornkal MLA Satyavati Rathod and Boath MLA Nagesh have joined TRS party on Monday in presence of party president K Chandrasekhara Rao.
- GAD directs former Ministers to vacate peshies
On Monday, the General Administration Department has ordered the ex-ministers to vacate peshies by March 7 following imposition of President's Rule in the State.
- Speaker inaugurates drinking water scheme
TENALI: Speaker Nadendla Manohar on Monday inaugurated drinking water scheme that brings water from Krishna to Tenali. He said that Rs.94.17 crore have been spent for the scheme. He distributed 150 cycles to girl students and distributed 200 gas connections under Deepam Scheme.
- Centre did justice to Seemandhra
VISAKHAPATNAM:Speaker to media on Monday, Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh said that the agitation for separate Telangana is for 60 years. He said that efforts were taken to do justice to Seemandhra. He said that the Union Cabinet has approved for special status to Seemandhra. He said Rs.50,000 crore have been allotted to Seemandhra.
- Petrol bunk owners' agitation calls off
Owners of Petrol bunks across the State who went on flash strike on Sunday have called off following talks with the vigilance officials. It may be recalled of the governor order the Chief Secretary to take steps to call off the agitation.
- Yerrabilli Dayakara Rao resigns for Forum convenor post.
Telangana Telugu Desam Party Convenor Yerrabilli Dayakara Rao on Monday resigned the post. Sources said that he has faxed the letter to the party president.
Sources said that Yerrabilli Dayakara Rao is likely to join Congress. He will be meeting with the party activists on Monday evening.
- Governor express seriousness over shut down of petrol bunks
Governor ESL Narasimhan on Monday expressed his seriousness over shut down of Petrol bunks in protest against raids. He directed the Chief Secretary and Department of Civil Supplies to take actions for reopening of them.
Meanwhile the vigilance department has slapped 86 cases on the petrol bunks so far violations.
- Extension of Chief Secretary period is not correct', opines BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu
RAJAHMUNDRY:BJP senior leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday opined that the extension of service of PK Mohanty as Chief Secretary is not correct. Speaking to media, he said that the Congress is creating regional imbalances in the name of State capital for the residual Andhra Pradesh. It may be noted here that senior IAS officer IYR Krishna Rao applied for ten days leave in protest of Mohanty's extension.
- CPI (M)organizes 'Vision Vijayawada'
VIJAYAWADA: VIJAYAWADA:Communist Party of India (M)has on Sunday organized a round table conference in which the speakers wanted all round development should be made by creating infrastructure for industries and encouraging agro based, aqua, poultry industries. They wanted that the city be accorded a special status. The speakers underlined the need to develop the airport.
- Municipal Elections will be held on March 30', says Ramakanth Reddy
HYDERABAD:The State Election Commissioner Ramakanth Reddy on Monday released the Election Schedule. From March 3, 2014 the election code comes into effect. Nominations will be accepted from March 10 to 13 in Corporations and in Municipalities it is from March 10 to 14., and the last date for withdrawal is March 18. Counting of votes will be taken up on April 2. Mayor and Deputy Mayor Elections will be held on April 7, said Ramakanth Reddy.
- Lok Satta to emerge as a traditional political party alternative
GUNTUR: Lok Satta party will emerge as an alternative to the traditional political parties said party president Katari Srinivasa Rao. Speaking at a meeting of Seemandhra party presidents and secretaries here, he said all political parties have deceived the people for political gains. He wanted them to get party candidates elected in between five to six posts in all municipalities and Corporation elections. State Convenor DVVS Varma participated in the meet.
- CPI to contest in 5 Lok Sabha seats and 40 Assembly seats
ALURU: Communist Party of India will contest for Parliament Elections from Anathapuram, Khammam, Vijayawada, Bhuvanagiri and Nalgonda seats, said CPI State secretariat member Ramakrishna. He said that the party will contest in 40 assembly constituencies.
- Jagan's visit to Tirumala raises controversy
TIRUMALA: YSRCP president Jagan Mohan Reddy's visit to Tirumala to offer prayers to Lord Venkateswara on Sunday kicked off a controversy. He entered the main temple like any common devotee but supporters in scores gained entry without pro0per authorization. TTD came into sharp attack following indiscriminate issuance of VIP tickets but also keep the quest vacant ahead of his scheduled arrival.
- Mortal of Bangaru Lakshman consigned to flames
Party leaders' right from bottom to top, friends and relatives have consigned the mortal of Bangaru Lakshman, BJP former president at Panjagutta cremation on Sunday. Among those present included L.K. Advani, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prakash Javadekar, national general secretary Ramlal and national vice-president Bandaru Dattatreya.
- TRS to take up legal batter over merger of 7 Revenue divisions merger with Seemandhra
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrasekhara Rao expressing protest over the Centre's decision of merger of seven Revenue divisions in Seemandhra plans to move to Supreme Court. Terming it as a great injustice, said that they would know the doors of Supreme Court over the issue.
- Mumbai SIT police have taken prime suspect in Anuhya murder case into custody Monday morning. The suspect is arrested in Nasik. Police confirmed that the person appearing in CCTV footage and the person arrested are the same.