Friday, December 25, 2015
Farmers want assurance under LPS
Over 3,000 pro-Land Pooling Scheme (LPS) farmers of the capital region who did not hand over their farmlands to the CRDA despite giving their consent under the 9.3 forms are waiting for the details of the perspective seed capital master plan to complete their agreement. They refused the annuity amount and are reluctant to register their lands with the CRDA. The Amaravati government core is proposed in Lingayapalem while Amaravati downtown is proposed in Uddandaryunipalem and Amaravati Gateway in Tallayapalem on the banks of River Krishna.
Farmer commits suicide due to mounting debts A debt-ridden farmer Panga Bala Obanna (50) committed suicide by consuming pesticide in his agricultural field at Goparajupalle village in Pendimarri mandal in the district in today wee hours.
YSRCP seeks probe on Call Money racket
YSRCP Whip in Parliament Y.V.Subba Reddy on Friday demanded a probe by the CBI into the call money racket. Speaking to press, he said that ‘a massive blackmail, extortion and sex racket linked to call money had the backing of TDP men. Truth will come out fully only when an impartial investigation is done by the CBI. No effort should be made to shield the TDP leaders who were behind the racket which had brought a bad name to the State, he said.
Dalits burn Manusmriti copies
Activists of the Dalit Hakkula Parirakshana Samithi (DHPS) burnt copies of Manusmriti today in protest against continuing discrimination faced by the Dalits in different walks of life. DHPS district president Neelam Nagendra Rao raised slogans in support of Constitution architect Dr.B.R.Ambedkar who spearheaded the ‘Mahad Satyagraha’ this day in 1927 and aginst continuing discrimination faced by Dalits in various forms. He took exception to the State Assembly adopting Bill to increase the land lease period for government land to 99 years.
MLC Sarma faults orders on Anganwadi workers
MLC M.V.S.Sarma has sought cancellation on removal of Anganwadi workers for participating in a protest seeking increase in their wages. He said the orders smacked of dictatorship as forming unions and agitating for a resolution to their problems was a constitutional and democratic right. He recalled the orders smacked of dictatorship as forming unions and agitating for a resolution to their problems was a constitutional right. He recalled the Labour Minister’s words who said that the government was sympathetic to Anganwadi works and the Chief Minister said that the demands was justified and announced the same form April 2016.
Woman booked on torture of domestic child worker
A domestic abuse case was booked against the wife of a Sailor of the Indian Navy in Sriharipuram area on the charge of child labour and domestic abuse. Sources said that Anjali, wife of a Sailor Manoj Kumar had brought the 12 year old girl to the city from Bihar as a domestic help a few months back and the girl was also staying in the Anjali’s house. On Friday, afternoon, she allegedly beat the girl with a stick and injured her on the head for not completing some domestic work. The neighbors rushed to the house when they heard cries of the girl and alerted the police. Police who rushed said that during the investigation revealed that she was beaten indiscriminately and rushed the girl to nearby hospital and a case u/s 324 of IPC was registered.
Manimala gets anticipatory bail
Anticipating the arrest, the prime accused in the Sankar Foundation Case, Kolluru Manimala has filed anticipatory bail in the Second Additional District and Session Judge cum First Additional metropolitan session judge of Visakhapatnam. The judge has granted interim anticipatory bail to her who was acting managing trustee of the Foundation and faced allegation of cheating Sankara Rao’s wife A.Yashoda who is the founder trustee of Sankar Foundation and also Managing Trustee after the death of her husband. It may be recalled that Yashoda has filed a complaint with the police who registered cases u/s 403, 406,420, 471 of IPC on January 10, 2014.
Vasantha Mohana Foundation gives away awards
The Vasantha Mohana Foundation held its seventh annual awards function at the Integral Institute of Advanced Management in the city today. Visista Seva Puraskar with a citation and cash awards of Rs.5,000 to each were presented to five persons including retired IES Officer C.S.Rao, Dr.Gan Bhukta, Prof.H.Maheswari Devi, Trade Union leader K.S.Sastry and P.V.G.K.Murty. Former ANU vice-chancellor Prof.Balamohan Das in his presidential address said that it has been their tradition to organize annual functions of the foundation every year by rotation on Christmas Day in the city, Guntur and Narasaraopet.
TDP lodges complaint with police against YSRCP MLA Roja
The leaders of TDP Urban lodged a complaint against YSRCP MLA RK Roja. They in their complaint alleged that the MLA Roja intentionally blamed the SC MLAs of the party. They asked the government to take action against Roja for abusing TD Dalit MLA Anita. SC Cell president G.V.Narasimha Rao demanded the police to arrest the accused MLA for abusing the dalit MLAs on the caste name.