Kakinada:: District Collector promises security to US citizens::* District Collector Kartikeya Misra today assured representatives of the US Consulate that adequate security would be provided to the US citizens visiting the district. He told the same to the Citizen Services chief from the Consulate, Marisa Ferguson and other representatives who called on him.
Srikakulam:: Lakshmipet case-hearing adjourned to November 9::* The special court today adjourned the hearing in the sensational Lakshmipet murders to November 9. Five SCs had been murdered by members of the upper caste following a land dispute in the year 2012. Special judge for SC/ST cases V.Gopalakrishna Rao heard the arguments and accepted the adjournment ant the request of the advocate V.Krishnchand who said only 60 out of the 78 accused attended the court.
Anantapur:: TDP & YSRCP steeped in corruption::* The ruling TDP is involved in large scale corruption said the BJP national secretary Sunil Deodhar. Addressing media, he said the TDP seldom focused on development. Besides, it embarked on a mission to spread falsehood, discrediting the work done by BJP led NDA government. He said that the TDP has spent huge amounts on flop welfare schemes. The Janmabhoomi Committees proved to be a money spinner for the TDP leaders. The committees comprised only the TDP representatives. They had cornered works costing Rs.11,770 crore under the Neeru-Chettu scheme, he alleged. Both the TDP and YSRCP were stepped in corruption, he said. He termed the TDP as Telugu Drohula Party.
Kurnool:: Man attacks daughter over love affair::* Angered over a suspected love affair, a man alleged attacked his daughter with a knife at Adoni in the district on Friday. According to sources, the man, an auto driver suspecting his daughter a sixth standard dropout might be talking to her boy friend on phone, snatched the phone and hit her. The girl left the house and stayed t her grandparents place. Unable to come to terms with it, he allegedly attacked the girl, grievously injuring her. She was shifted to Adoni area hospital where her condition is said to be out of danger.
Tirupati:: Retired judge ends life, wife follows suit::* A retired judge P.Sudhakar (62) allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train between Tirupati and Renigunta on Friday. Unable to bear the separation, his wife Varalakshmi (56) reached the same spot some time later and committed suicide by jumping before a train. The deceased had worked in Tirupati as Additional Senior Civil Judge before moving out of the district as ADJ on promotion.