Andhra Pradesh News on May 8, 2014
May 8, 2014 - Hyderabad
- CPI welcomes Supreme Court judgement
HYDERBAD: Communist Party of India State Council secretary K Narayana has welcomed the Supreme Court judgment stating that government's sanction was not mandatory for investigating IAS officers facing allegations in scams. In a press release, he said that the CBI should function without any bias irrespective of the party in power. He said that the officials should take precautions so that the apex court judgment is not diluted.
- Remand prisoner escapes and nabbed
ONGOLE: A remand prisoner who gave a slip to the police was however nabbed on Thursday. Police said that a prisoner K Anjaneyulu arrested in connection with distribution of liquor in Darsi was brought from the sub-jail for treatment at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of medical Sciences after he complained of stomach pain on Wednesday and gave a slip to the police on the pretesting of attending nature's call.
- Fool proof arrangements for EAMCET
ELURU: EAMCET convener NV Ramana Rao said that fool proof arrangements are under way for the examination slated to be held on May 22.Speaking at a meeting with the chief superintendents and observers in Eluru on Thursday, he said that hi-tech devices such as digital wrist watches and mobile phones, suspected to be medium of leakage of question papers were strictly prohibited. Ramana Rao said that candidates have to deposit devises outside while entering the examination hall and added that jammers will also be installed. The test for engineering stream will be held at 11 centres in Eluru and eight Centres in Bhimavaram and agriculture and medical test at four centres in Eluru and two in Bhimavaram.
- Police seize Rs.1 crore of red-sandal kept in a lorry
ANANTAPUR: Police on Thursday seized a lorry with red-sandal at Tadiparti market on Thursday and shifted it to the police station following a tipoff from an unknown person. They said that they are on the job of identifying the owner of the lorry based on the registration number of the vehicle.
- Constable commits suicide
SRIKAKULAM: Following a clash between two constables who came here on election duty on Thursday, a constable committed suicide by firing himself on a point blank. He was rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared him as brought dead. Police are enquiring into the incident. The deceased identified as a constable from Chhattisgarh battalion.
- Phone facility for prisoners
KADAPA: Rayalaseema DIG (Prisons) Jayavardhan said that three landlines were made available for the use of the prisoners at the Central prison. He said that they can utilize the phone facility for 8 times in a month to speak with their family members, he said.
- We conducted elections in a peaceful manners', says SP
Masulipatnam: District SP J Prabhakar Rao speaking to press on Thursday said that they could conduct the polls in a peaceful manner. He said that the latest technology of Mobile Tracker is used in the police to rush the police personnel at places of emergency. He said that 46 cases were registered in 2009 elections while only 4 cases were registered in the current elections.
- EAMCET hall tickets can be downloaded
HYDERABAD: EAMCET convenor Ramana Rao said that the hall tickets for EAMCET are made available on the www.apeamcet.org and the candidates can download them.
- Employees' distribution only after formation of new governments
NEW DELHI: The Kamalanathan committee that met at the Union Home Ministry office on Thursday has given guidelines that the employees' distribution would be taken up only after formation of new governments in respective States. The Chief Secretary PK Mohanthy too participated in the meeting. Mohanthy said that the complete distribution of employees would be taken up after formation of new governments.
- TET results announced
HYDERABAD: Teachers Eligibility Test results were announced on Thursday. The results can be available www.aptet.cgg.gov.in. It may be recalled that the TET was conducted on March 16 and as many as 56, 546 candidates have appeared for TET paper 1 and 3, 39, 251 for paper II have appeared for the test. 7,000 candidates have taken up the test for the two papers. 73.92 per cent in Paper I and 32.32per cent in Paper II got eligibility and the answer sheets would be posted on May 15 in the website.
- Atrocities case booked against Congress MLA candidate
KAKINADA: Police has slapped SC and ST Atrocity case against Pantam Venkateswara Rao candidate for Kakinada city constituencies following a complaint by former corporator Koppala Vijaya Kumar.
- Residuary Andhra Pradesh be named as Telugunadu', says Lagadapati
VIJAYAWADA: Former MP Lagadapati Rajagopal said that the residuary Andhra Pradesh should be named as 'Telugunadu' and a resolution has to be made in the Assembly. After casting his vote on Wednesday, he said that Rs.10,000 crore deficit budget will be there for the new State and the Government has to get funds from the Centre. He wanted the two governments at Hyderabad should run in cooperation and co-ordination, said Lagadapati Rajagopal.
- No options for IAS, IPS and IRS officers
The Union Home Ministry has decided that no options can be given to IAS, IPS and IRS officers in the back drop of the division of Andhra Pradesh. However, options can be given to State government officials. At present there are 284 IAS officers, 209 IPS and 136 IFS officers working in the State. The Chief Secretary Mohanthy met Pratyush Singh committee on Thursday.
- Jagan plans to Dehradun for rest
HYDEABAD: YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy plans to spend five days at Dehradun along with his family. It may be recalled the court has given permission for him. Meanwhile TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu plans to go abroad to take rest.
- YSRCP is the oxygen for Prime Minister
PULIVENDULA: Speaking to media on Wednesday, YSRCP chief Jagan Reddy said that whoever is the Prime Minister, he will come to us and they have to depend on our oxygen. Terming the voting pattern in Seemandhra, he said that it is like a big tide right from Srikakulam to Kuppam. He said that he had fought with many people although this four and half years. While all others are on one side, people are my side', said Jagan Reddy.
- BJP candidate Hari Babu confident of winning LS
VISAKHPATNAM: The Visakhapatnam BJP Lok Sabha candidate K Haribabu is confident of winning the electoral battle with good margin over YSRCP candidate YS Vijayamma. He stood in the queue to cast his vote and speaking to media after exercising his vote said that 'This campaign is a people’s campaign. The party’s effort is only 25 per cent, and the rest has been taken up by the people, as they want a change'.
- Police opens file to quell crowds
GUNUR: The Director General of Police B Prasada Ra said that the police opened fire in air to quell crowds near polling station at two places in Guntur and Kadapa district. In Guntur, the police fired once in the air at Ramireddyapalem village where the YSRCP agents dragged their BJP counter parts in the polling booth. A picket of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) also fired in the air at Devagudi village of Jammalamadugu mandal in Kadapa district when a police party headed by an IPS officer were attacked with stones by a mob.
- A bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court comprising of Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice M Satyanaryana Murthy will hear a petition challenging the High Court single judge's verdict allowing re-conduct of the PGMET examination. The petition was filed by 64 medical students who challenged the government's decision to cancel the exam conducted on March 2 and re-conduct of the exam on April 27. A single judge of the high court on April 25 allowed Government to reconduct the exam.
- The exam results of Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) will be declared today. As many as 56,902 candidates appeared for Paper I while 3,40,560 appeared for Paper II.
- Telugu Desam party chief N Chandrababu Naidu will leave for an overseas vacation with his family. Chandrababu is expected to return on May 13.
- YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will leave for a vacation to Dehradun with his family. He has already obtained permission from the court to visit Deharadun for five days. Jagan Mohan Reddy is currently on bail in the disproportionate assets case against him.
- Hall tickets for EAMCET 2014 exam can be downloaded from today onwards. Hall tickets can be downloaded till May 19.
- NCC students of Sri Krishnadevaraya University staged protests demanding wages to be given for their services during the elections. NCC students have locked up Joint Collector of Anantapur district. Engineering and MCA students were utilized for services like web casting while NCC and NSS students were utilized as helpers and to organized queues on polling day.
- YSR Congress and Telugu Desam party workers clashed at Erukolu in Dattalur mandal of Nellore district. SI Saidulu and two constables who reached the spot to chase away the crowd were injured in the incident. Two police vehicles were destroyed.