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Jagan government introduces Bill in AP Assembly to give shape to plan of having 3 capitals

The AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, also provides for dividing the state into various zones and establishing zonal planning and development boards. The Cabinet also approved the recommendations of the High-Power Committee of ministers and bureaucrats on the capitals issue.

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  • The projects have been battling amplified risks since chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy soon after taking power last year, decided to set up a committee to renegotiate contracts and stop outstanding dues. As a first step towards reconciliation, Andhra Pradesh power distribution companies are believed to have released around Rs 2,500 crore this week to settle pending payments till June of 2019.

    Though Congress-ruled states have opposed NRC, they are yet to take a formal decision on NPR. But with the central leadership stating its position against it, the Congress chief ministers will most likely stay the exercise.

    Replying to a short discussion on the state capital issue in the Legislative Assembly, the Chief Minister said the existing capital Amaravati could become the "Legislative Capital", port city Visakhapatnam the "Executive Capital" and Kurnool the "Judiciary Capital". "We may have three different capitals. We have to think on those lines seriously," he said.

    The state government has decided to make English the medium of instruction for classes 1 to 6 in all schools, replacing the native language Telugu, beginning from 2020-21 academic year, with Telugu or Urdu being a compulsory subject.

    Voicing concern over discontinuation of LoU/ LoC that is impinging trade and commerce in labour intensive and MSME Sectors, the Panel expressed concern on the absence of any prescribed norms for resolutions of NPAs due to quashing of RBI Circular dated February 12, 2018 by Supreme Court: Recommends a realistic framework for resolution of stressed assets.

    "As per information received, 182 incidents of flying of drones have been observed on the borders," Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said in RS on Wednesday in response to a written question. He added, the IAF is the main airspace control agency & continues to train all security agencies and all state & union territory police forces on anti-drone measures.

    Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said this in response to a question by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking to know if the farmer suicide data for the past four years was available.

    Moving the legislation in the Upper House, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said effective control over arms and ammunition is very important for safety and security in the country. He said the bill seeks to bring in stringent punishment for people involved in illegal manufacturing of arms while ensuring easier provisions for people with licensed arms.

    Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has emerged as the first head of a legislative body to support the alleged encounter, wherein the Telangana police had on Friday gunned down all the four suspects in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian.

    Amid heavy security by Hyderabad police at the CBI court, media persons were restricted to the main gain of the court. People aware of the matter told ET that during nearly two hours of in-camera proceedings in the CBI court, Reddy urged the court to club all the 11 chargesheets CBI filed against him for the trial.

    TiE said under Kali’s leadership its Hyderabad chapter steered activities and programs to increase impact and enhance of the scope. The chapter under his guidance won several global accolades and awards. His notable ‘TiE Cohorts’ program brought a radical shift in the cohesiveness of the group and bagged TiE Global’s most innovative new program award in 2018.

    Reddy's statement in the House came as one member after another mentioned the ghastly crime, in which a veterinary doctor was raped, killed and then set on fire, while raising various issues during the Zero Hour. Nama Nageswar Rao of the TRS, which is in power in Telangana, said the state government had given highest priority to cases of crime against women.

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