Andhra Pradesh News on May 18, 2014
May 18, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Three IEDs detected
VISKAHAPATNAM: The Boarder Security Force personnel on Sunday detected three improvised Explosive Devises on a road passing through Machkund Hydro Power station on the Andhra Orissa Boarder. The BSF commandant Upendra Singh said that the IEDs are believed to have been placed by Maoists targeting the Central Reserve Police Force personnel who are involved in the anti-Maoist Operation'. The explosives were packed in metal containers and placed on one side of the road. The security forces defused the IEDs.
- Mandate reflects people's faith on Modi', says former Prime Minister Gowda
TIRUMALA: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda said that the massive mandate with which Narendra Modi swept to power in the recently concluded elections clearly reflects the enormous faith imposed by the people on Modi. He was speaking to media at the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara after offering prayers to the presiding deity. He exuded confidence that Modi's rule also will be in accordance with the expectations of the people. He expressed his confidence that K Chandrasekhara Rao and N Chandrababu Naidu shall labour in pushing both the regions on to the developmental path.
- KCR gets Toyota Land Cruiser Prados
HYDERABAD: TRS president K Chandrasekhara Rao has got one of the two Toyota Land Cruiser Prados, a luxury vehicle that is one of the most expensive in the SVU segment which former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy acquired as part of his convoy last year. The other vehicle has been allotted to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu. He was also provided a jammer in a Scorpio. The government has purchased two Land Cruiser Prados at a cost of Rs.4 crore including bullet proofing.
- YSRCP and TDP supports clash
KHAMMAM: A woman, D Venkamma, a TDP sympathiser was killed after being hit by a stone during a group clash between TDP and YSRCP supports at Mallaram village in Thallada mandal on Saturday. The incident sparked strong protests by TDP supporters. Members of both groups allegedly hurled stones at each other.