Andhra Pradesh News on May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014 - Hyderabad
- Dacoit gang robs of Chennai express passengers
GUNTUR: A dacoit gang relieved of Hyderabad bound Chennai express at Nadikudi railway station in the wee hours of Thursday. Railway police officials said that a few persons pulled the chain and stopped the train between Nadikudi and Damacherla railway station a little over 2am. The relieved passengers have complained to the Railway police at Secunderabad.
- Osmania University examinations put off
HYDERABAD: Osmania University has postponed all examinations scheduled to be held on Wednesday in view of Telangana bandh call, said Registrar K Pratap Reddy.
The Board of Intermediate Education has postponed the Intermediate Advance Supplementary examination in all the 23 districts of Andhra Pradesh and the new date will be announced shortly.
- Demand for non-locals increases
Telangana Municipal Employees' and Workers' association have asked the GHMC Commissioner to allot all the non-employees of Andhra Pradesh working at GHMC to various cadres in Andhra Pradesh based on their nativity. The General Secretary has in a representation to the GHMC Commissioner, Somesh Kumar asked the non-Telangana employees to allot to the residuary Andhra Pradesh. Similarly, employees working in GHMC and municipalities from other departments have to be repatriated to their respective departments before the Appointed Day of June 2. They said the vacancies thus crated should be filled through a special recruitment drive.
- Governor appoints retired Justice Bhavani Prasad in JNTU case
The Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday appointed retired justice G Bhavani Prasad as the enquiry authority to look into an illegal MoU between JNTU Anantapur and a Hyderabad based private company. In the preliminary probe report, chairman of the AP State Council of Higher Education found that JNTU-Anantapur had entered into an illegal MoU with a private company Sonti Soft Solutions Pvt Ltd, without following the tender process and even paid Rs 19 crore to the company.
- 42 IAS for Telangana State
- The Pratyush Singh Committee has recommended the division of All India Services officers like other employees. The meeting that was held at Delhi was attended by AP Chief Secretary Mohanty. The Committee has recommended that 42 IAS and 20 IPS officers' be allotted to Telangana State on a temporary basis. More than fifty per cent of these 42 belongs to Telangana while the rest from other States. An order 'Order to Serve' totalling to 62 officers will be issued likely in a day or two.
- CPI differs with TRS on Polavaram project
HYDERABAD: The Communist Party of India has advised TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao not to make any provocative statements on Polavaram project but make efforts to solve the dispute amicably. In a statement on Wednesday, the CPI Andhra Pradesh State Secretary K Ramakrishna said that Chandrasekhara Rao is to take over the Chief Minister of Telangana State should make efforts to solve the issue. He said that the Centre's decision on merging some villages should not be opposed. Though Odisha and Chhattisgarh were opposting the project, efforts should be made to find a solution.
- YSRCP forms panels
HYDERABAD: Ahead of review of poll results by YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy beginning in June first week, the party has constituted three member committees for district-wise review of elections the State. Senior leader Ummareddy Venkateswarulu said the committee would undertake district-wise tours form Thursday.
- Errabelli Dayakara Rao hits out TRS chief
HYDEABAD: TDP senior leader Errabelli Dayakara Rao lashed out TRS president K Chandrasekhara Rao and urged him not to deceive Telangana people who are gullible. Speaking on the political resolution at Mahanadu, he charged KCR for not raising his concerns on Polavaram project in Parliament and accused him raking it up now to derive political mileage. He took exception of KCR dubbing TDPO as 'Andhra Party' he sought to remind him that he had won earlier on the symbol of bicycle and became a minister.
- President's rule to be revoked on the midnight of June 1 for Telangana
HYDERABAD: The President's rule in Telangana will be revoked on June 1 midnight as a precursor to the swearing of TRS president K Chandrasekhar as the first Chief Minister of Telangana State. However, it will continue in Andhra Pradesh till the midnight of June 7 when the TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu is expected to take over the Chief Minister on June 8.
- ATM theft held
ANATHAPUR: The Anantapur police nabbed on Karthik for alleging robbing ATMs on Wednesday. The police have handed over the culprit to the Kurnool police who had formed special teams to nab the accused. Sources said that he was accused in an ATM robbery case besides being accused in several other theft cases in Kurnool.
- Lake View is Chandrababu Naidu's temporary office
HYDERABAD: Chandrababu Naidu who is expected to take over as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on June 8 will have his camp office at the Lake View guest house till the L Block in the Secretariat is modified according to his requirements. The H South block which was originally cleared by the Governor of his office was later changed to L Block owing to 'vasthu' compulsions a few days ago.
- AP Governor given additional charge
HYDERABAD: The President of India in his orders has given the Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan with the additional charge as the Governor of Telangana. A release said that he will hold the office of the Governor of Telangana from June 2 till a new governor is appointed.
- Amway CEO denied of bail
HYDERABAD: A local court here on Wednesday denied bail to Amway CEO William Scott Pinckney who was arrested on charges of cheating. The court has given the police of his five day custody.
- 'I will distance from the meetings of Narayana', says CMP Telangana secretary
HYDERABAD: Responding to the comments of Telangana CPI (M) secretary Tammineni Veerabhasdram's statement of distancing himself from the meetings of Narayana, the latter said that it will come under social expulsion. CPI National leader K Narayana said that it is not the culture of Communists. It may be recalled that Narayana had alleged of conspiracy of Veerabhadram to defeat him at Khammam seat and apologized later for his comments.