Andhra news on April 21, 2017

  • Kurnool:: Five injured in bear attack:: A bear entered a house and injured four men in Singarajupalle village of Kothapalli mandal in the district on Friday. Earlier, it attacked a woman, Bondamma, in an agricultural field in Jadduvaripalli village of the mandal. The villagers confined the bear to the house by bolting the door and alerted the forest officials. With the help of the residents, the officials trapped it.
  • Srikakulam:: Dhanunjaya Reddy takes charge as Collector:: The new District Collector K.Dhanunjaya Reddy assumed charge on Friday. He said that his top priority would be for utilization of natural resources to put the backward region on the path of development. Joint Collector P.Rajanikanta Rao and DRO N.Satyanarayana greeted him.
  • Vijayawada:: YSRCP rythu deeksha postponed to May 1:: The ‘rythu deeksha’ of YSRCP president Jagan Mohan Reddy scheduled for two days from April 26 in Guntur has been postponed to May 1. Party leader Botcha Satyanarayana told the media in Hyderabad that though the Chief Minister announced the setting up of market stabilizing fund of Rs.5,000 crore nothing materialized.
  • Hyderabad:: Ruling on plea against Jagan on April 28:: The Principal Court for CBI cases on Friday posted for April 28 orders on the plea of the CBI to cancel the bail of YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy in the 11 quid pro quo cases pending against him after hearing both the sides. The CBI has quoted an interview given by former Chief Secretary and a witness Ramakanth Reddy to the newspaper and the channel owned by Jagan that the cases against the latter would not stand in judicial scrutiny. The defence argued that Jagan Mohan Reddy neither met Ramakanth Reddy nor persuaded him to make any such statement. A petition was filed by Jagan seeking permission to visit New Zealand with his family on holiday for 15 days between May 16 to June 16 was also opposed by the CBI.

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