news Monday, June 08, 2015 - 05:30
  1) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) continued to interrogate the accused in the cash-for-vote scam for the second consecutive day. The trio's advocates allege that ACB officials violated the court's directions by ill-treating their clients, who have been declared as special category prisoners. Investigators claimed that they followed due norms in handling the accused in custody. Read Times of India report.    2)  Director General of Police in Telangana, Anurag Sharma, has completed one year as in-charge. The Hindu's Ravi Reddy and N Rahul report how it is a record of sorts and something which has never happened earlier in the history of police forces. Read more.   3) Temple priests in Telangana who had been on a strike demanding a hike in the honorarium they receive from the state government can finally breathe a sigh of relief as government decides to increase their honorarium to more than double of what they received till now. Read a report by The New Indian Express.    4) The situation in Khammam grew tense on Sunday at a protest by representatives of some private colleges and student unions in front of a private college regarding unauthorised enrollment of students. The protesters and college staff reportedly got into a scuffle. Read details.   5) Telugu comedy film Singham 123 is reviewed by Y. Sunita Chowdary of The Hindu. The story is between a cop Singham (Sampoornesh) and a criminal Lingam (Bhavani). The plot revolves around how the cop puts an end to the criminal's atrocities. Read the review