news Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 05:30
  1. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and his Telangana counterpart K. Chandrasekhar Rao indulged in a bitter war of words over the audio tape related to the cash-for-vote scam. "It is not possible for KCR to put me in trouble by tapping my phone or through fabrication of document," says Naidu. Read TNM's story here.   2. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates his camp office in Vijayawada. This will help him run the affairs from a place close to the upcoming capital and also facilitate his visits to various places in Andhra Pradesh, officials said. Read more.   3. Farmers who are waging a battle against the government’s efforts to take their land for its capital city have hard choices to make. While they would like to stay on the land and continue the only occupation they know, they are not certain that the government will spare them. Read M.Rajeev's report for The Hindu.   4. From general stores to supermarkets, all grocery stores in Vizag have taken Nestle's Maggi noodles off the shelves with some retail stores taking off other brands of noodles as well. Read details.   5. The Andhra chief minister may get into trouble with the Election Commission after his speech with jibes at the TRS on Monday. Public meetings involving the CM were put on hold after the MLC poll schedule was released last week. The EC later allowed the TDP to celebrate its anniversary with the condition that there should not be any political speeches. Read a Times of India report.