Sreenivas Janyala


Mecca Masjid blast case: ‘Is it difficult to prove that Aseemanand and I were in jail at the same time?’
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Mecca Masjid blast case: Shaik Abdul Kaleem, 29, wondered why the CBI and the prosecution lawyer did not seek jail records to prove that they were together.

Mecca Masjid blast verdict: Despite confession, NIA failed to get proof against IED ‘planter’
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

In his alleged confession, Rajender Chowdary stated that on May 17, 2007 he and Tejoram Parmar arrived in a train from Bhopal in an unreserved compartment, carrying two IEDs in two bags.

Mecca Masjid blast case verdict: CBI failed to produce basic evidence against Aseemanand
Mon, Apr 23, 2018

The CBI in its chargesheet had made Aseemanand’s confession — one in front of a magistrate at Tees Hazari courts in New Delhi and an alleged confession to Kaleem in jail — as the main evidence against him.

Mecca Masjid blast case: Cloud over NIA judge linked to his ‘hasty’ bail order in land dispute case
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

The inquiry was being conducted by the Registrar (Vigilance) of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad, based on a complaint filed by a litigant who wanted “a thorough inquiry to be conducted to know the corrupt practices” of the judge.

Mecca Masjid blast case: Five including Aseemanand acquitted, judge who delivered verdict resigns
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

2007 Mecca Masjid blast case: On May 18, 2007, a bomb exploded at the Mecca Masjid during Friday prayers, resulting in the death of eight persons and injuries to 58. Five others were shot dead by police during a riot that followed.

Freed by court in Mecca Masjid blast case, four ex-suspects: Moved on, but life has not been easy
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Hyderabad Police picked up 58 Muslim youths in different raids and allegedly detained them illegally for several days on suspicion that they had allegiance to jihadi elements, who were initially held responsible for the explosion.

Mecca Masjid blast verdict: Cases foisted under UPA regime to defame Sangh parivar, says BJP leader
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

"Swami Aseemanand was forced to give a confessional statement. The report that Aseemanand expressed remorse in front of a Muslim youth while in jail is also blatantly false,’’ BJP leader B Ramachandra Rao said.

Mecca Masjid blast verdict: Aseemanand, four other accused acquitted by special NIA court
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

A bomb blast occurred at the Mecca Masjid during Friday prayers resulting in the death of 8 persons and injuries to 58. Citing lack of evidence, the court acquitted five accused including Nabakumar Sarkar alias Swamy Aseemanand.

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast verdict likely today: ‘In struggle to survive after my father’s death, can’t believe 11 years have passed’
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Nearly eleven years later as a Additional Metropolitan Session Court, a special NIA court, is likely to give its verdict on Monday, Riyaz seems to have lost track of all time and the legal proceedings in the daily struggle for survival.

Andhra Pradesh: Red Sanders protection plan in disarray reveals forest meeting
Sat, Apr 07, 2018

As red sanders smugglers continue to fox and frustrate forest and police officials tasked with protecting the fast-disappearing endemic red sandalwood forests, glaring lapses in the protection and conservation plan have been revealed during a meeting of top forest officials recently.

Cash crisis in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh: Scared of clause in FRDI Bill, people pull out money
Thu, Apr 05, 2018

The FRDI Bill, which is being examined by a joint Parliamentary committee, has a bail-in clause which proposes to use depositors’ money to bail out their bank or financial institution if it fails.

In Assembly, Chandrababu Naidu plays PM Modi’s old speeches on special status
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to directly answer to the people of Andhra Pradesh over denial of special status. He should explain this partisan attitude towards the state,’’ CM Naidu said.

TDP seeks YSRCP MP’s apology for touching Narendra Modi’s feet
Thu, Mar 29, 2018

“It is a huge insult to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Vijay Sai Reddy touches the feet of Modi, who is seen blessing him. What is cooking there?’’ TDP MP said.

Telangana: Week after they lost huts in fire, 75 families have their own flats
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Last Friday, a fire caused due to sparks from an illegal electricity connection in one of the huts gutted the 200-odd huts and left 1,000 people homeless. There were no casualties.

Special status demand: Chandrababu Naidu to meet Andhra leaders today
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will hold a meeting with representatives of all political parties in the state at Amaravati on Tuesday to decide the future course of action on the demand for special category status.

Andhra govt rebuts Amit Shah’s claims, says state utilised 90% of special assistance funds
Mon, Mar 26, 2018

Officials said that of the Rs 1,050 crores released by the Centre, only 103.53 crores remains available as of January 31, 2018.

Andhra finalises secretariat design
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

The Minister said that architects Normon and Fosters submitted the final designs of the administrative structures and tender process for construction of the buildings will be started by end of April.

I will support any party that gives us special category… even Congress: Jagan Mohan Reddy
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

During a brisk 5-km walk between Chilakaluripeta and Narasaraopet along State Highway 45, YSRCP leader Jagan Mohan Reddy talks about Naidu’s “failed promises”, KCR’s third front proposal, and why he wants action on his special status demand, “not just promises”.

2,000 km, 13 districts, 130 constituencies: Jagan sets political temperatures soaring
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

With Jagan Mohan Reddy’s demand for Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh rocking the TDP’s alliance with the BJP, The Indian Express on how a man on a 2,000-km yatra could change the politics of the state and the Centre

TDP leaves NDA amid dissent within, Chandrababu Naidu says PM has no time for allies
Sat, Mar 17, 2018

TDP leader and Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu told the state assembly that “BJP allies are fighting for their rights in Parliament” but the Prime Minister did not have time to address their concerns.