DS, Captain elected to RS
TRS candidates Captain V Lakshmikantha Rao and D Srinivas were on Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Telangana on expiry of deadline for withdrawal of nominations. As there were only two nominations, the returning officer and secretary to state legislature declared them elected unopposed.
Most AP employees not ready to shift
A majority of employees working in Hyderabad are not keen to move to Amaravati, at least this year.Hundreds of government employees, who assembled at the AP secretariat here on Friday , resolved to request the state government to postpone the shifting by one year.A delegation of government staff met chief secretary Satya Prakash Tucker later and submitted a memorandum seeking postponement of shifting till June 2017.About 500 employees held a meeting to discuss the problems faced by them due to lack of clarity over the proposed shifting.
Some employees raised slogans against the government. They asked the government to come up with a road map. They even pointed that none of the temporary buildings is complete and there is no drinking water and drainage connections at the temporary secretariat.Women employees raised issues of transport and safety as the temporary secretariat is located in remote Velagapudi village. They wanted clear instructions from the heads of departments on proper transport and safe accommodation.
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