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The prestigious Polavaram project is running at snail’s pace thanks to the acts of omissions and commissions of the then Chandrababu regime. The project works are not just competing with the snail, they are also mired in inter-state controversies. Normally, when projects of such magnitude are taken up, the governments keep politics and the contractors’ interests at bay and follow the engineering guidelines quite strictly. Yet, Chandrababu flouted these guidelines at will for the past five years and these have now become millstones around Polavaram. By not taking up the R and R works, he had opened the door for…
In a much shocker to the TDP party and former MP JC Diwakar Reddy AP Transport Department joint commisioner Prasad Rao has come down siverely on the JC travels which has been running buses without proper fitness. In this regard he has adressed the media and said that there is a chance of fining a huge amount of Rs 100 crores on the travels which has been submiting all the wrong details. Till now many cases have earlier filed on Diwakar Reddy's wife and his close aide Chagwa Gopal Reddy for running BS III vehicles in the place of BS…
Hyderabad-based Turbo Megha Airways is proud to announce the addition of BIDAR to its network of UDAN services on Friday, 7th February 2017. The chief minister of Karnataka, Mr Yeddyurappa inaugurated the service. After the launching of a new service, the chief minister travelled in the same flight to Bidar. The ministers and other legislatures accompanied him. “We reached in Bidar in just one hour 40 minutes, instead of 12 travel by bus. With this TruJet service travel time considerably came down. This service will help to the development of “Kalyana Karnataka” in Bidar area” he said. BIDAR will be…
Here is another shocker for TDP boss Chandrababu Naidu. His trusted lieutenant and former PA Pendyala Srinivasa Rao is under the scanner for income not commensurate with the known sources of income. From the early hours of Thursday, the IT sleuths have descended on his house in Champapet of Hyderabad and Kanchukota Apartments in Gayatrinagar of Vijayawada. The searches and seizures are going on for the last 24 hours and the sleuths have worked all through the night to scour through the documents. Sources said that as Chandrababu’s PA, Srinivasa Rao had played a key role in awarding contracts. The…
Ever since senior and no-nonsense civil servant Seetharamanjaneyulu has assumed charge as the director general of the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB), the ACB has been going hammer and tongs against the corrupt officials across the state. Following the strict diktats of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the DG has been conducting raids across the length and breadth of the state. First the MROs and tehsildar offices were targeted. Now, the agricultural credit societies and the cooperative banks are being targeted. On Tuesday, there were massive raids on the employees of the Makavaram Society Bank employee Govinda. The police said…
Nobel prize winner John B. Goodenough heaped praises on YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's 'Amma Odi' scheme. Goodenough has emphasised the importance of learning from the day of birth until death. The overseas Education Department has taken the AP government's 'Amma Odi' scheme to the notice of this 98-year-old World-Class Inventor. The Noble award-winning scientist is famous for inventing the cathode, which is used in current generation smartphone lithium-ion batteries. The Nobel laureate lauded the idea of a financially beneficial scheme for educating children in a country like India. This Nobel laureate who is familiar of the Indian conditions…
Jagan orders and ACB chief implements. This perfect team of the boss and the officer is now making waves in AP. The ACB today is now hounding out the corrupt in the state. ACB director general Sitharamanjaneyulu, who has been the commissioner of transport till recently, has caught the attention of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy when he conducted raids on the Diwakar Travels, which belongs to former MP JC Divakar Reddy. Sitharamanjaneyulu has seized several buses which were running without valid papers. He has demolished the transporter cabal led by JC. He has also ensured that the son of former…
Ever since he took over reins of power, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been forging ahead to give a clean and corruption-free government to the people of Andhra Pradesh. He has cracked down on the coteries and mafias that have been looting the state. But, some officials, who were entrusted with the key responsibility of nailing the corrupt mandarins have not been working to YS Jagan’s satisfaction. Hence, Jagan has recently brought in no-nonsense officer PSR Anjaneyulu as the chief of the ACB by replacing incumbent Kumar Vishwajit. Anjaneyulu is known to be a tough task master and…
ONGC’s prestigious modernisation of onshore oil and natural gas exploration, storage and transport system, the Assam renewal project (ARP) has been completed with sophisticated technology by Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL). This modernisation project is expected to an increase in crude oil production from 1.4MTPA to 2.5MTPA. At the same time the supply, storage and processing capacities also to increase significantly. This renewed production will reduce the dependency on oil imports. On this momentous occasion Associate Vice President, MEIL, Mr Rajesh Reddy said “This is ONGC’s biggest onshore crude oil production and transportation system. As this 30 years old…
AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is known for his strong decisions, has struck again. After a strong-willed sand policy that eliminated corruption, here is another decision that is likely to strike terror in the hearts of the corrupt officials. In a key action, YS Jagan has transferred director general of the Anti-Corruption Bureau Kumar Vishwajit and brought in PSR Anjaneyulu, who is known to be tough on the corrupt mandarins. YS Jagan, who reviewed the working of the ACB a couple of days ago, expressed his unhappiness at the tardy pace of works and the lackadaisical approach.…
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