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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.…
The CBI sleuths, who ar c conducting searches in the house of TDP leader and former MP Rayapati Sambasiva Rao since Saturday, have extended them to his offices and residences in Delhi, Vijayawada, Hyderabad and Guntur too. In addition, the offices of his company Transstroy are also being raided. Transstroy MD Sridhar Cherukuri’s house is also being raided. The raids began early on Tuesday morning. The CBI has booked a case of cheating and criminal misappropriation against Transstory, Rayapati and his associates for misappropriating Rs 250 crore from the bank loans worth Rs 300 crore. The loans were taken from…
The Telangana Government has created an engineering marvel of the first order that made it possible for the massive Godavari river to flow against gravity. This engineering miracle has enabled the river to travel 300 meters up through a network of motorized lifts. What more, the water flow up is considerably faster than bigger projects like Handri Neeva, Colarado and Great Manmade River. This is Kaleswhara Lift Irrigation Project, which has carved a niche for itself in the world irrigation history. Behind this engineering marvel is the quiet but the intense work put in by the Megha Engineering Infrastructure Limited.…
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed delight over the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha and lauded Home Minister Amit Shah”s efforts in the same. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, ” Delighted that Lok Sabha has passed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after a rich & extensive debate. I thank the various MPs and parties that supported the Bill. This Bill is in line with India”s centuries-old ethos of assimilation and belief in humanitarian values.” “I would like to especially applaud Home Minister Amit Shah Ji for lucidly explaining all aspects of the…
A brief press note issued by the Income Tax department is creating ripples in Andhra Pradesh. The brief issued said that a key person from Andhra Pradesh has diverted funds meant for infrastructure building in the state. The funds were diverted with the help of fake bills and invoices, the press note said. The business and political circles are hotly debating as to who that person could be? Several names are doing rounds in the media circles. The note, issued by IT commissioner (media and technical policy) Surabhi Ahluwalia, said that nation-wide raids were conducted in 42 places including Hyderabad,…
There are allegations galore against Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) chairperson Udaya Bhaskar. Appointed by the erstwhile TDP regime, Udaya Bhaskar is not just still continuing, but if the sources are to be believed, he is said to be doing everything to bring disrepute to the YS Jagan Government. Several job aspirants allege that he is being casteist and is accused of helping the candidates from one particular community. What more, there are allegations galore that he is colluding with some coaching centres. There is a strong but unconfirmed buzz that Udaya Bhaskar was appointed on the recommendations of…
Hyderabad based infrastructure major, Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL)-Hydrocarbon division is expanding the city gas distribution with a very ambitious plan. Megha Gas already supplying PNG and CNG to the various customers and planning expand the operations aggressively. MEIL bagged the project approvals from Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) to distribute natural gas in 16 districts in AP, Telangana and Karnataka. MEIL has established a network for distribution of natural gas, under the brand name “Megha Gas”, to domestic, commercial, industrial and automobile sectors. Megha gas already began its operations in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, and…
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday asked the BJP and Shiv Sena to form government in Maharashtra at the earliest, and asserted that the NCP and Congress will work as a "responsible opposition". Addressing a press conference here after meeting senior Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut, Pawar ruled out joining the Uddhav Thackeray-led party in government with the outside support of the Congress. "Where is the question?" he asked, saying the BJP and Shiv Sena have been in alliance for 25 years, and they "will come together sooner or later". "If we had the numbers, we…
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