Top Stories from AP: CM Naidu in trouble over cash for votes scam?
news Monday, June 08, 2015 - 05:30
1) Cash-for-vote scam: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu may be in a fix after an audio tape of the alleged conversation between him and Anglo Indian MLA Stephenson was made public and aired on Telugu news channels. The TDP government claimed that it was not Naidu's voice and they would fight against it. Read The News Minute's story here. 2) Former AP Congress state president Botsa Satyanarayana switches to YSRCP along with his wife Jhansi, also a former MP and a few more leaders. Congress suspends Botsa for "anti-party" activities. Read a report by Deccan Chronicle here 3) Chandrababu Naidu completes one year in power, Rayalseema feels neglected. Minimal development in Anantapur, Kurnool and Kadapa districts despite the various promises that the chief minister made. Read the Times of India report. 4) Depleting water in reservoirs across the Krishna river is likely to fuel a fresh row over sharing of waters for the ensuing kharif season between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana unless monsoon arrives soon, The New Indian Express reports 5) Andhra Pradesh's backward town of Kadapa is now on the aviation map after it gets its own airport. First flight lands from Bengaluru. According to officials, the new airport has been raised using a compact pre-fabricated terminal building with a capacity to handle 100 peak hour passengers at a time. Read here.