Andhra Pradesh State News on December 17, 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

New Delhi

YSRCP MPs stage protest at Mahatma Gandhi Statue demanding SCS
YSRCP MPs today staged a protest at Mahatma Gandhi Statue in the Parliament demanding immediate announcement of Special Category Status to the State as was promised in the Parliament.


Four YSRCP men at large in ration shop case died under mysterious circumstances
In the ration shop case, four YSRCP men at large died under suspicious circumstances at Bengaluru today. The police have registered a case against all the four at Bhadrampalli in Kadapa in ration shop case. Two of them were identified as Chennakesava Reddy, Rammohan Reddy, Veerachandra Reddy and Arun Kanth. All are from Thandur mandal.


IT raids on Narayanapeta TDP MLA Rajender Reddy
IT officials on Wednesday conducted raids at the residence and office of Narayanapeta TDP MLA and seized over Rs.18 crore. The raids were conducted at Navodaya medical College at Rayachur in Karnataka, Navodaya Hospital and at the residence of his brother.

Minister's gunmen booked for assault case
The Marredpally police registered a case against two gunmen attached to Telangana Excise and Prohibition Minister T.Padma Rao for assaulting a youth at Secunderabad on Wednesday. Ganesh, son of a magistrate in Ranga Reddy court reportedly came in the way of Minister's motorcade at Marredpally road. Enraged over this, the gunmen got down from the vehicle and allegedly assaulted the boy. Based on a complaint, the police registered a case.

Police raids Hookah parlour – 15 Intermediate students held
Fifteen intermediate students held by the police in a raid in the old city. The students who hail from different parts of the city are pursuing Intermediate course from various colleges. A police team led by Additional DCP (South) K.Babu Rao headed to the spot and raided the ‘Dine and Diwan’ hookah parlour. The owners failed to install closed circuit cameras and had not obtained the necessary permissions from the authorities. A case will be registered against them for allowing minors in a hookah parlor, said the police.

Justice will be done to call money victims’, Palle Raghunath Reddy
AP State Information and Public Relations Minister Palle Raghunath Reddy speaking at the media point along with MLCs Babu Rajendra Prasad and Budda Venkanna said that justice will be done to the call money victims. They said that a comprehensive judicial probe has been ordered in the issue. The accused even though belongs to TDP will not be let out, said Palle.


Call money-Woman accuses of Assistant Sub Inspector’s harassment
A woman Rayavarapu Satyabhama lodged a complaint with the East Godavari SP Ravi Prakash alleging harassment by moneylenders along with the support of an Assistant Sub-Inspector of police E.Suryaprakasa Rao attached to the II Town police station. She in her complaint said that she had taken a loan of Rs.5 lakh in 2009 form a finance company jointly run by Satyappa, Suryanarayana Reddy and Srinivasa Reddy and paid Rs.30 lakh towards piled up interest and had been relieved of 2 acre of land. Even after the settlement, the money lenders with the ASI support harassed in person and over phone and used flinty language. The SP said that he had asked the SHO to register a case.


Remedy for call money problem is to get promissory notes registered
AP Bar Association member M.Subba Rao has said that the remedy lies to eradicate the ‘call money’ is all the promissory notes executed at the time of loan should be registered and it should be included in the Act.

SFI activists take to streets
Members of Students Federation of India staged a dharna and rasta roko on NH 5 near Adikavi Nannaya University to protest against move to introduce Private Universities Bill in Assembly. They holding placards and banners raised slogans against the Bill and marched towards Nannaya statue at the University building and later burnt the copies of GO 30 that facilitates to introduce Private University Bill.


Ration dealers across the State to go on indefinite strike
AP Public Distribution Scheme organizers state secretary said that they would be going on indefinite strike from December 21 in achieving their demands fulfilled. Speaking to press today at Tenali, the State general secretary Divi Leelakmadhava Rao said that the government promised to hike the commission eight months back when e-pass was introduced but no action has been taken in this direction. There are 29,000 PDS dealers in the State which are investing Rs.191 core, they are being paid only Rs.10.21 crore as commission. They are spending Rs.14 crore towards expenditure. An action plan has been chalked out and memorandums would be issued to Tahsildars on December 21, to RDOs on December 24 and Joint Collectors on December 28. They will be on strike from December 21.


Anganwadi workers taken into custody
Over 200 Anganwadi workers were arrested at various railway stations including Amadalavalasa, Palasa, Itchapuram, Ponduru and other places when they were moving to participate in the ‘Chalo Vijayawada’ programme to step up pressure on immediate implementation of wages which were hiked recently. CITU Srikakulam district secretary D.Govinda Rao condemned the arrest of women saying that they were fighting for their legitimate rights.


ISRO launches six Singapore satellites
Indian Space Research Organization on Wednesday launched six Singapore satellites. It also tested the fourth stage of its PSLV rocket. According to ISRO chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar, “The four-second firing test is a success. This test will help us when we launch multiple satellites with a single rocket but want to place them in different orbits.” At 6 p.m., ISRO’s PSLV C-29 rocket lifted off from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here and in about 21 minutes, it placed all six Singapore satellites in the intended orbit before it commenced its ‘coasting’ to prepare for the test.


Police raids on Gudivada Ramakrishna residence The police today conducted raids on the house of Gudivada Ramakrishna, a money lendor and seized some promissory notes, empty cheques and other documents. The searches were taken up following complaint of harassment by three women borrowers. Sources said that Ramakrishna is absconding.

Six more arrested in call money racket
In the continuing raids by the police on 25 premises of daily financers and arrested six persons during Wednesday and Thursday and are on lookout for 16 more others who are still at large. The police have registered 16 cases in connection with the racket and are examining 25 more cases against the money lenders. The police have received nearly 165 blank promissory notes, 60 blank cheques and around 150 loan and log books, Rs.2 lakh in cash, 42 grams gold ornaments and two vehicles from the 25 financers. Of these 25, three belong to YSRCP and two to the TDP while others had no political affiliation.

AU announces examination fee for degree courses
Andhra University has announced the fee for its degree examinations to be conducted during March/April 2016 for the regular and supplementary candidates. The whole examination fee for I, II and III year BA and B.Com is Rs.750 and Rs.850 for B.Sc., B.C.A., B.B.M. and B.H.M. For supplementary candidates the fee is Rs.250 for each paper subject to a maximum fee not exceeding the whole examination fee of the year. Candidates appearing for the final year examination for the first time have to pay Rs.1,200 towards cost of high-tech provisional certificate-cum-marks memo and high-tech original degree. Online registration fee of Rs.55 has also to be paid. Betterment fee is Rs.2,000 in addition to the examination fee. Examination fee is exempted for physically challenged candidates but have to pay the registration fee of Rs.55 and the high-tech PC-cum-marks memo and degree certificate fee of Rs.1,200.


ACB traps Building Inspector
Officials of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) have arrested a building inspector of Town Planning Department of Parvathipuram Municipality for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 15,000 from a complainant on Tuesday for getting his house plan approved.


Non-Hindu of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam suspended
A.Sudhakar, supervisor of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam was suspended for not being a Hindu as per the temple rules and existing Acts.

Vijayawada City Police Commissioner submits report on ‘Call money racket’
Vijayawada City Police Commissioner Gautam Sawang has submitted a report on the progress made on the ‘call money racket’ to the government. The preliminary report is necessitate following the Chief Minister who told the Assembly that he would make a statement on Friday.

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