RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Home Minister N.Chinarajappa today said that the government would forward the report of the Justice Manjunatha Commission to the Central Government recommending BC reservation to Kapus. The report is expected any moment and the government is ready to work n it to fulfil the poll promise made to the Kapus, he said after releasing a mobile App ‘kapuwefare.com’.
VIJAYAWADA:: Supreme Court Judge N.V.Ramana will release the ‘Compensation to Victims of Electrical Accidents Regulation 2 of 2017’ brought out by APERC at Hotel Gateway on Monday. Justice G.Bhavani Prasad, APERC Chairman said in a press release that the regulation was aimed at providing financial support to the victims of electrical accidents and their families and loss of animal life or property.
VIJAYAWADA:: BJP MLC Somu Veerraju has said that Bhadrachalam temple belongs to Andhra Pradesh and that the Congress government had handed it over to Telangana on the platter. Speaking to media in Guntur, he sought to know whether the Congress could bring back Lord Rama to Andhra Pradesh and accused it of doing many such injustices during the bifurcation of the State. He observed that the Dummagudem project which was meant to supply drinking water to Rayalaseema was handed over to Telangana.
VIJAYAWADA:: All India Kisan Sabha vice president R.Venkaiah on Sunday said that a nation-wide strike would be staged on June 15 in support of the farmers who lost their lives in Madhya Pradesh. He said that the agitation would be held in all 13 districts. ‘The State government should own up responsibility for the killing of farmers. Farmers are facing hardship owing to lack of MSP and their other demands’, he said.
TIRUPATI:: Reiterating his controversial comment against government employees, YSRCP MLA Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy has said he sticks to his stand vis-à-vis a section of the employees. Speaking to media, he said that his comment was blown out of proportion as h had targeted only five percent of the employees working as TDP activists and not as public servants. He said that there is no second opinion that the employees are the backbone of any State. Only some are dishonest, corrupt and violate the rules to get into the good looks of the powers-that-be. I only blamed those wearing yellow shirts and I stand by my word’, he said. It may be recalled that the employee leaders’ demand for an apology.
VIZIANAGARAM: The second graduation day under the autonomy was celebrated by GMR Institute of Technology (GMRIT) at Rajam in Vizianagaram district. Over 250 students received their degrees. Apart from gold and silver medals for the meritorious students from all the branches of engineering, three sponsored academic scholastic awards were also presented. V.Raghunathan, CEO, GMR Varalakshmi Foundation and chairman of the governing council delivered the presidential address.