QHyderabad: KCR Backs Jagan; Sisters Stranded in Oman Seek Help

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KCR’s Telangana Rashtra Samiti has decided to extend support to the main Opposition party in AP, Jaganmohan Reddy’s YSR Congress.

1. Focus on Strengthening Rural Road Network

The state Government has focussed attention on improving the road network, the rural road infrastructure in particular, in the next three years with an estimated Rs 3,000 crore.

The government had accordingly prioritised work relating to providing two-lane connectivity to all the mandal headquarters and important market centres in the coming months. This will be earnestly followed by providing BT road connectivity to all the more than 12,000 gram panchayats.

(Source: The Hindu)

2. TRS Decides to Back YSRC in Andhra Pradesh

YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy.
YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy.
(Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)

Strongly believing that the emotional bonding of the people of Andhra Pradesh with Telangana’s capital of Hyderabad would play a crucial role in the ensuing parliamentary and Assembly elections in AP, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti leadership has decided to extend support to the main opposition party in AP, the YSR Congress.

The party leadership, after apparently consulting with a cross section of people from Andhra Pradesh and also collecting inputs from other sources, decided to hold talks with YSRC president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for the proposed Federal Front at the national level.

(Source: Deccan Chronicle)

3. Citizens to Approach NGT Over Telangana Government's New Secretariat Plan

Citizens groups have decided to approach the NGT against the TRS government’s plan to build a new Secretariat on Bison Polo and Gymkhana grounds.
Citizens groups have decided to approach the NGT against the TRS government’s plan to build a new Secretariat on Bison Polo and Gymkhana grounds.
(File Photo: IANS)

Citizens and activists from the city once again slammed the Telangana government for sticking to its stand on acquiring Bison Polo and Gymkhana grounds to build a new Secretariat. They said that they would protest against the government no matter what the high court decides on the matter.

The court will hear the case on 12 February. Citizens groups have held multiple protests over the past year against the TRS government’s plan to build a new Secretariat on Bison Polo and Gymkhana grounds. They had even approached the Prime Minister’s Office to intervene. However, they say the PMO has not yet responded to them. They have now decided to approach the National Green Tribunal.

(Source: The New Indian Express)

4. Hyderabad Sisters Stranded in Oman, Family Seeks Help

Trafficked to Oman on the pretext of a well-paying job, two Hyderabadi sisters are now stuck in the Gulf country with no money or support to come back home. Their employers have allegedly been demanding payment of Rs 3 lakh to let them return to India. Asra Begum (28) and Tabassum Begum (34) was sent to Oman by a travel agent from Kalapathar named Syed Haji.

They were offered a job with a handsome salary of Rs 35,000 per month and was taken to Oman on 1 January, the complaint forwarded by the General Administration department of the State Government to the Embassy of India in Oman read.

(Source: The New Indian Express)

5. Residents of PBEL City Complain of Shoddy Maintenance

The residents of PBEL City, a gated community, have come down heavily on the builders of the complex and called the company a cheat. It’s as if the tragic death of a six-year-old boy who was electrocuted in the garden of the complex has opened the floodgates of complaints.

The residents complain of shoddy civic work, lapse of security and even alleged the builders had cheated the residents of parkland, though each of them had paid Rs 1 crore for their flats.

(Source: Deccan Chronicle)

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