Andhra Pradesh News on May 26, 2014
May 26, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Lightning kills four
ONGOLE: Four persons were killed by lightning and five others received burn injuries following thunderstorms in Prakasam district. Ballikuraya police said that the mishap occurred when 45 year old farmer P Singarakonda, Y Raghava and M Praveen Kumar died on the spot when they took shelter in a hut. In an incident, a 42 year old farmer died on the spot in Posapadu village while five other sustained burns.
- Supreme Court refuses to stay bifurcation
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Monday once again refused to stay the March 1 notification to bifurcate the State of Andhra Pradesh. A Bench headed by Justice HL Dattu had already declined to stay and posted the hearing to August. On Monday, a vacation Bench of Justices ABS Chauhan and AK Sikri told the counsel of VR Krishna Iyer Free Legal Aid Committee that they could not stay the provisions of the AP State Reorganization Act, 2014 and added that it will tag it with other petitions pending before the court.
- CBSC 12th Class results announced
HYDERABAD: The Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) that announced its results on Monday in which the students have registered 92.47 pass percentage. Among the 5,086 boys who appeared for the test 4,635 cleared the examinations while 3,439 girls, 3,248 passed the examination.
- TDP chief meets Jairam Ramesh
NEW DELHI: TDP president and Chief Minister designate Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Monday met the former Union Minister and member of Group of Ministers (GOM) appointed on the bifurcation process of Telangana. Sources said that the both had discussions and the former Union Minister has briefed Naidu on the process of division.
- Government waives Motor Vehicle Tax of Rs.2,688 crore to APSRTC
HYDERABAD: The Government of Andhra Pradesh on Monday issued orders adjusting the backlog of MV Tax payable by the APSRTC between the years 1996 and 2012 totalling to a whopping Rs.2,688 crore approximately. The GO signed by D Lakshmi Parthasarathy special secretary said that the Government had acceded the request made by APSRTC seeking waiver of penalty and also to adjust the dues of MV Tax payable against the subsidy receivable from the government.
- Live telecast of Modi oath taking live on phone
With the technology on the move, Viva Connect a mobile marketing agency has made arrangements for hearing the live telecast of Narendra Modi's oath taking through phone by dialling +91 22 45011 450. The facility is available only after 6pm. The Rashtrapati Website has also made arrangements for the telecast.
- TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao resigns for Medak MP Seat
HYDREABAD: TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister designate K Chandrasekhara Rao on Monday resigned for Medak MP Seat retaining the MLA seat for Gajwel.
- Electrical JAC seeks Governor's intervention
HYDERABD: Electrical JAC on Monday wanted the Governor to interfere into the issue and settle the issue. The leaders alleged that there is no development in the talks they had with the management.
- List of Cabinet Ministers in Narendra Modi cabinet
Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu, Sadanand Gowda, Uma Bharti, Najma Heptullah, Gopinath Munde, Ramvilas Paswan, Kalraj Mishra, Maneka Gandhi, Ananth Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Anant Geete, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Narendra Singh Tomar, Jual Oram, Radha Mohan Singh, Thawar Chand Gehlot, Smriti Irani, Dr Harsh Vardhan.
List of Ministers of State (Independent): General VK Singh, Rao Inderjit Singh, Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Shripad Naik, Dharmendra Pradhan, Sarbananda Sonowal, Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goel, Dr Jitendra Singh and Nirmala Sitharaman List of Ministers of State: GM Siddeshwara, Manoj Sinha, Upendra Kushwaha, Pon Radhakrishnan, Kiren Rijiju, Krishan Pal Gujjar, Sanjeev Baliyan, Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava, Raosaheb Dadarao Patil Danve, Vishnu Dev Sahai and Sudarshan Bhagat.
- Electricity employees strike continues
HYDERABAD: The strike by the Electricity employees is going on and are agitating at Vidyut Souda. They said that they will call off the strike only if the contract employees are given with the Interim Relief.
- Three from State may get cabinet berths
NEW DELHI: Sources said that there are chances of accommodating TDP leader P Ashok Gajapati Raju, Bandaru Dattatreya and M Venkaiah Naidu from BJP from the State in the Union Cabinet.