HYDERABAD: *YSRCP gives no-confidence motion notice:: YSRCP has today issued no-confidence notice to the Assembly Speaker for the failure of the TDP in fulfilling the promises it had given to the people at the time of elections.
12 TDP MLAs merged with TRS:: Telangana Assembly Speaker S.Madhusudana Chary on Thursday accepted the merger of 12 Telugu Desam Party MLAs into the TRS legislature Party and allotted them seats in the Treasury benches. The Assembly issued a bulletin on Thursday stating that the speaker after considering the TDP MLAs’ plea seeking merger with the TRS since they constituted more than two-thirds of the TDLP in the House.
Former Judge Appa Rao to head Call Money panel:: The Andhra Pradesh State Government on Thursday appointed K.S.Appa Rao, former judge AP High Court as Commission of Inquiry into the issues of the call money. The government said that the terms of reference of the commission will be communicated separately. The government said that the commission will complete its report to the State Government within a period of six months from the date of assumption of charge.
Jewellery merchants begin relay hunger strike:: Even after one week of the strike by jewellers and gold merchants have begun indefinite hunger strike in Hyderabad protesting the proposed Excise Duty. Earlier government created Gold Control Act to limit gold consumption in the country. What happened? People became afraid of storing or buying gold in the country. But this time there is a revenue aspect which is very dangerous for the trading community,” said Jain of Pot Market Jewellery Shop Association, Mohanlal.
Telangana State Public Service Commission releases AEE results::Telangana State Public Service Commission has on Wednesday released the candidates selected for Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) and was posted on the TSPSC website. As many as 904 candidates have been selected in the written examination was held on September 20 last year for filling up of 931 posts. The interviews were held from February 8 to 26.
AP Assembly session on March 10, 2016 updates:: ‘No unemployment allowance’, says Labour Minister Atchannaidu:: In the question hour today, the Minister for Labour K.Atchannaidu said that there is no proposal of extending unemployment allowance with the Government. Responding to the statement of the Minister, YSRCP MLA Srikanth Reddy said that the government would conduct DSC every year. Even there is no age relaxation to the unemployed. In the election manifesto, the TDP said that every family will have a job or else unemployment allowance would be given. He said that the duty lies on the government to give support to the unemployed. Due to lack of employment, the youth are taking side tracks. He said that those caught in chain snatching, majority of them are highly educated.
Jagan Mohan Reddy reacting over the minister’s statement said that the government would give Rs.2,000 unemployment allowance per month or a job to each household in the State. He reminded of the TDP manifesto that there are 1.75 crore unemployed in the State. He said that there is no recruitment calendar so far even though there were over more than 1.75 lakh vacancies in the State.There are no wages to Asha workers for the last six months. Field assistants were sent to homes. The contract workers are waiting for regularizing their posts. Gopala mitra, Rytu mitra and Arogya mitra were done away with. Jagan demanded the government to provide either a job or unemployment allowance. YSRCP stages walk out in protest against the statement of the government that there is no such proposal of payment of unemployment allowance to the unemployed.
YSRCP stages walk out another time in protest against pension disbursements:: Jagan Mohan Reddy said that over 78 lakh pensions were disbursed during YSR rule while it has cut down to 18 lakhs during Chandrababu Naidu rule. Earlier Rs.75 was paid to the pensioners which was enhanced to Rs.200 during YSR rule and YSRCP announced Rs.700pm. After the announcement of YSRCP, the TDP announced to enhance it to Rs.1,000. Jagan said that at time of bifurcation of the State, there were 1,42, 800 vacancies lying and not even a single recruitment has taken place. VRS are fighting for regularization and the government is closing hostels, schools and college. Now, the government is showing an excess of 7,000 posts. Now, the government is saying that the matter is under consideration. YSRCP staged walkout for another time in protest against extending pensions to the deserved persons.
Woman commits suicide following harassment by financier:: Following delay in payment of debt and harassment by a financier, a women committed suicide by injecting poison at Madannapeta on Thursday in the limits of Rain Bazar Police station. Police rushed to the spot and are investigating the case.
KAKINADA: Mudragada Padmanabham postpones his indefinite hunger strike:: Demanding inclusion of Kapus in the BCs, Kapu leader and former Minister Mudragada Padmanabham who is scheduled to take up indefinite hunger fast from tomorrow has been postponed following the students appearing for examinations. He said that the students from Kapu community has requested him to postpone due to examinations. He threatened that he will come on the roads if police slaps cases on innocent people on the Tuni incident. He said that the decision to undertake indefinite fast depends on the decision of Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu. He said that he would withdraw from agitation if all the promises given to him earlier are fulfilled.
RAJAHMUNDRY: Veerraju may be BJP State president:: BJP senior leader, MLC and party’s Central Executive Committee member Somu Veerraju is likely to become the party’s state unit president. BJP sources said that the party’s leadership is collecting opinion from the district presidents in the State and majority of them favored him to be made as party president.
TENALI: Sub-Inspector caught read-handed by ACB:: A Sub-Inspector working at Tenali police station Sivaramakrishna was caught red-handed by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau today while accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000 according to sources. More details are to be received. He is being interrogated in the police station.
VISAKHAPATNAM:‘North Andhra neglected’, says MVS Sarma:: MLC M.V.S.Sarma said that the State Budget disappointed North Andhra once again. Experts suggested that for completion of irrigation projects, Rs.15,000 crore was required and sought Rs.5,000 crore a year. The budget estimates for 2015-16 was Rs.349 core and it was reduced to Rs.204 crore, he said. For the current year, the budget estimate was Rs.196 crore and it gave a fairly good indication of the government’s attitude towards North Andhra, he said.
VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Chandrababu to London:: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu will leave for London on March 10 midnight. On Friday, he would visit Mahatma Gandhi statue at Parliament and pay his respects. Later, he will take part in a presentation on UK Smart Cities expertise. During the day, he will hold one-on-one meetings with representatives from various companies on the investment potential of the State.