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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sreenivas Janyala


AP launches new app that integrates 87 services including lodging complaint online, checking fake news
Tue, Sep 22, 2020

The AP Police Seva App was launched by Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today, which would enable registration of complaints online and monitor the follow-up action.

Andhra Pradesh Police Seva App offers 87 services including filing of complaints, detection of fake news
Mon, Sep 21, 2020

There is also a facility of making video calls in case of emergencies along with complaints through WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.

Andhra HC land deals gag order unprecedented, will go to SC: Jagan govt advisor
Thu, Sep 17, 2020

The bench of Chief Justice JK Maheshwari issued an order Tuesday night not to report an FIR filed by the Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau against a former legal officer and others over land purchase in Amaravati.

HC gag order unprecedented, will challenge it in SC, says Andhra govt advisor
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

A Bench of Chief Justice J K Maheshwari issued an order Tuesday night not to report an FIR filed by the AP Anti-Corruption Bureau against a former legal officer and others over land purchase in Amaravati.

Setback for Andhra govt, high court stays SIT probe into Amaravati irregularities
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

The SIT was tasked to investigate allegations of corruption in irrigation and other projects started by the previous government and insider trading in Amaravati region.

Andhra HC gags media on govt FIR over land purchase
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

The petitioner had alleged that the Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau was working with mala fide intentions against him and that the whole issue was being given a political colour and a media trial.

Andhra govt to provide nine hours free power to farmers through direct cash transfer of bill amount
Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Ajeya Kallam, Principal Advisor to Chief Minister, said that the direct cash transfer system will give a sense of feeling that the farmers have been paying for the power consumed and the power distribution companies will not go into the red.

Two sons-in-law of Varavara Rao summoned by NIA
Tue, Sep 08, 2020

They received notices on Monday to appear before the agency as witnesses on Sept 9.

Amid row over bias, Facebook bans BJP MLA Raja Singh for violating hate speech policy
Fri, Sep 04, 2020

Sources said such a ban involves removing pages, groups, and accounts set up to represent the individual when the company knows that s/he is participating in that content.

Veteran Maoist leader, who evaded law for over three decades, likely to surrender
Tue, Sep 01, 2020

Ganapathi, hails from Birpur village of Jagtial of Telangana. Ganapathi, son of a land-owning farmer, is a Science graduate and B.Ed from Karimnagar college, and led the CPI (Maoists) for more than three decades.

Andhra Pradesh: Illegal liquor trade on a high after prohibition, over 43,000 held in 3 months
Mon, Aug 31, 2020

In the run up to the 2019 Assembly election, the YSR Congress Party had promised to implement total prohibition in the state and Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy had said he would seek reelection in 2024 only after making Andhra Pradesh a dry state.

Testing ramped up, Telangana cases triple, death toll low
Thu, Aug 27, 2020

On Tuesday, the government also announced that it was converting Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital at Warangal into an exclusive Covid-19 treatment centre — only the second such in the state after Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

Nine killed in Telangana powerhouse fire
Sat, Aug 22, 2020

The bodies of the five engineers, including a woman engineer, and four others were found on the ground floor of the underground powerhouse.

Telangana Srisailam power plant fire: Five engineers among 9 killed; ‘deeply unfortunate,’ says PM Modi
Fri, Aug 21, 2020

Telangana Srisailam Power Plant Fire: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed shock over the incident and directed additional DG of CID, Govind Singh, to launch an investigation into the incident.

Andhra Pradesh: Hotel owner, hospital managing director yet to be arrested; ‘absconding’, say police
Fri, Aug 21, 2020

Police said they have sent notices under Section 160 of CrPC to the residences of Dr Babu and Rao calling them to appear for questioning but there has been no response. “We have formed several teams to track them down but we could not trace them,’’ the commissioner said.

Six lakh may have got virus in Hyderabad, finds study
Thu, Aug 20, 2020

A study by CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology has said individuals infected by SARS-CoV-2 shed virus not only through nasal and oral routes but also through faeces.

Andhra launches entrepreneurship scheme for SC/ST women empowerment
Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the YSR Cheyutha (handholding) scheme, which is aimed at economically empowering the women of the socially backward communities. The government will spend Rs 4,687 cores annually for the scheme.

At heart of Andhra fire, a booming business in Covid care hotels
Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Swarna Palace had been leased by Vijayawada’s Ramesh hospital, which had kept 31 Covid-19 patients in its rooms. Twenty-one patients were rescued by police, firemen, and hotel and hospital staff on Sunday.

Andhra Pradesh unveils new Industrial Development Policy 2020-23
Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Special Chief Secretary for Industries R Karikal Valaven said the state is committed to delivering on each element of the policy. It proposes interventions across infrastructure, ease of doing business, skill development, business enablement, and fiscal incentives.

Telangana: Govt warns private hospitals of action if overcharging complaints persist
Tue, Aug 11, 2020

At a Covid-19 review meeting held Tuesday, Rajender said the government had received 1,039 complaints from Covid-19 patients of being “fleeced”.

Vijayawada fire: Among victims, recovered pastor who stayed back to be with wife
Mon, Aug 10, 2020

Director of State Disaster Response and Fire Services K Jayaram Naik said, “The fire alarm did not go off. I don’t think the hotel had any safety measures. Action will be taken against the owners and management.”

10 killed in fire in hotel turned into Covid care centre in Vijayawada
Mon, Aug 10, 2020

Ramesh Hospital had taken the five-storey hotel on lease to lodge Covid-19 patients. The patients had taken a package of Rs 5,000 per day including three meals, hot beverages and snacks, until they were discharged, apart from treatment and other hospital charges.

Vijayawada fire: Nearby fire station’s swift response helps save lives
Mon, Aug 10, 2020

The firemen were initially unaware it was a Covid-19 facility. Firefighters of Vijayawada Fire Station, located about 1.5 km from the hotel, reached the spot within four minutes of getting a call.

With over 10,000 new case, AP govt appeal to people with Covid symptoms to seek medical help
Sun, Aug 09, 2020

The state recorded 1,939 deaths in total and over 2 lakh cases. Reddy asserted that the public should start taking responsibility to contain the virus and stressed the need to use masks, maintain physical distance and wash hands at frequent intervals.

Audimulapu Suresh: ‘Despite challenges, want to make learning joyful for students’
Tue, Aug 04, 2020

In the first phase, 15,715 schools are being covered with a budget of Rs 3,600 crores. About 70 per cent of the schools have already been renovated and revamped. The remaining will be completed by August 31.