Andhra Pradesh State News on December 15, 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

New Delhi

Congress files petition in NHC on Call money case
APCC president N.Raghuveera Reddy today lodged a complaint with National Human Rights Commission on the entire episode of call money racket that sent shocking waves throughout the country. The Commission has accepted the complaint and sent notices to the Andhra Pradesh State Government along with DGP. NHRC Chairman Siriyak Joseph said that a team will be sent to the State to ascertain the facts. The delegation that met the NHRC Chairman included Subbaramireddy, JD Selem, KVP Ramachandra Rao, Jairam Ramesh.

Rs.25.55 crore allotted for Grey Hounds training
The Union Minister for State for Home Haribhai Partibhai Chowdary said in Lok Sabha that Rs.25.55 crore has been allotted to Andhra Pradesh for Grey Hounds personnel training. He said that the amount can be utilized for the training like that of Hyderabad Grey Hounds training centre.

More Congress leaders get place in PCC
C.V.Sesha Reddy has been appointed as member in the Coordination committee while all vice presidents will be ex-officio members. Nadendla Manohar, Devakumar Reddy, M.Surya Nayak, Dr.N.Tulasi Reddy, Viswa Prasad, M.Ratna Kumar were appointed as vice-presidents. R.Swami Naidu, Sh.Mastan Vali, Chanchal Babu Yadav, S.Santi Bushan, Ravichandra Reddy, Miryala Venkata Sivaramakrishna, S.A.Sattar, Jariram Babu, Meesala Rajeswara Rao were appointed as general secretaries according to AICC general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi in a statement.


ACB raids on Kodikonda Check-post
Anti-Corruption Bureau officials today conducting raids on the check post at Kodikonda in Chilamattur mandal of Anantapur district. ACB DSP Bhaskar Reddy led the raids. The officials have seized unaccounted amount of Rs. 11,150 and took junior assistant into custody.


Saradha Peethadipati sensational comments on Tirumala Dharmik Sadassu
Visakhapatnam Sri Sarada Peethadipati Swami Swroopananda Saraswati termed the Dharmik Sadassu is only an eye wash. He had not received any invitation either from TTD or Hindu Dharmik Trust and that is the reason he has not participated in it, he said.


30th Pension Adalat held
The 30th Pension Adalat was held here today in which Smt.Aruna Singh, Divisional Railway Manager and Dr.T.S.R.Murty, Chief Medical Superintendent have participated in the programme and interacted with the pensioners and their family members. In the Adalat 78 cases were registered and out of which 31 cases pertains to Nanded Division and 3 cases to other Divisions are transferred and in all the cases replies have been given. 18 new cases have been registered during the Pension Adalat and will be scrutinized and redressed at the earliest said the DRM. While addressing the Pension Adalat, S.N.Singh, Additional General Manager called upon the officials to solve their grievances in an expeditious manner.

AP Assembly – Congress seeks ten days
The APCC has demanded the State Government extend the upcoming session of the legislature to 10 days instead of confining it to five days. There were several burning issues that needed to be debated during the session for less than a week would not serve any purpose, said the Opposition leader in the Council. He said that the issues that needed to be debated include call money racket, floods/drought, spiraling prices of essential commodities, bauxite mining in Visakhapatnam Agency area etc.,

Deletion of voters’ case adjourned to December 18
Justice C.V.Nagarjuna Reddy of the Hyderabad High Court adjourned the case pertaining to ‘illegal’ deletion of lakhs of voters from the electoral rolls of GHMC to Friday to facilitate the Election Commission of India to respond to the latest controversy of removal of another 7.9 lakh voters. The judge dealing with two separate writ petitions filed by Feroze Khan of TDP and Nagesh Mudiraj of Congress who complained the deletion of 6.3 lakh voters is pending the GHMC and the state government are going ahead with the reservation of wards.

Guntur-Chilakaluripet National High Way will not be expanded
The existing four laning Guntur-Chilakaluripet National High Way will not be extended to six lanes informed the National High Ways Authority today to the High Court. They informed the court that the proposal has been withdrawn. The Division Bench comprising of Acting Chief Justice D.B.Bhosale and Justice S.V.Bhatt issued orders to submit the same by way of an affidavit. The proposal was opposed by the local and a notification has been issued in 2010 to take up by-pass road. However, with the political people with their influence in Delhi could withdraw the by-pass road proposal and took up six lane proposal. Challenging this, Pragati Prayavarana Parirakshana Samithi and another two persons filed a PIL in 2013.


‘Reliance gas is being shifted illegally’, complains former MP Harsha Kumar
Congress leader and former MP Harsha Kumar today lodged a complaint with Marine Police stating that Reliance and D6 oil companies are shifting the gas illegally. He said that right from 2009 to 2015, Reliance has illegally shifted 1112 cr.sq.meters of gas. He wanted them to take stringent action against concerned. ‘It is my duty as a responsible citizen and former MP to police, he said. He wanted the police to book cases against theft, illegal, criminal breach of trust, misappropriation etc.,

Narasapuram (WG)

Rich tributes paid to film director Bapu
Rich tributes paid to legendary artist and filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana popularly known as Bapu on the occasion of 83rd birth anniversary. The State Department of Culture arranged a slew of activities including a two-km-long ‘Walk for the Culture’ and a musical concert with songs from Bapu directed films. Deputy Speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad has flagged off the walk at Matsyapuri Bridge and ended to the Bapu ghat.


Integrated Model for District Hospitals selected Union Secretary for Department of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Himanshu Bhusan said that 30 district hospitals were selected as Integrated Model District Hospitals in the country. Tenali, Visakhapatnam and Anantapur government hospitals have taken a place in the list. A committee headed by him visited Government hospital here today.


Call money case booked
The Visakhapatnam police today booked a call money case against one Ramakrishna, financer following harassment at Arilova Police station. Sources said that earlier similar case was registered against him in the IV Town police station.

STF seizes 1,184 kg of ganja
A Special Task Force team of Prohibition and Excise Department from Anakapalle seized 1,184 kg of dry ganja from smugglers and arrested seven persons. This is the second biggest seizure by the department in two consecutive days. On Monday, the team seized nearly 1,640 kg of the stuff that valued to be around Rs.1.6 crore in open market and arrested two persons. They have sized four vehicles including a lorry, a car and two motorcycles and the value is estimated to be around Rs.1 crore.

MSME meet on December 29, 2015
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Corporation of India will organize MSME meets in all the States beginning here on December 29. Corporation Chairman B.V.Rama Rao said the aim of the meeting is to encourage educated unemployed youth to set up MSMEs. The second meet will be held in Hyderabad on January 9, 2016 followed by those in Mumbai on January 18 and Kolkata on January 27.

Visakha Utsav postponed
The Visakha Utsav scheduled to be held on December 25, 26 and 27 has been postponed to January 1,2,3 following a request by the Christian associations, said HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao.


VRAs stag rally demanding fulfillment of their demands
The 44 days peaceful agitation by the VRAs demanding the government to extend pay scale and full-time employees on Tuesday organized a maha rally here. Over 3,000 VRAs across the State have participated in the rally. The association state president addressing the gathering said that the government is testing their patience. He said that they are demanding 70 per cent stake in promotions and also to recognize VRAs as VROs. He said that an indefinite fast at Lenin Centre would be taken up from Wednesday.

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