news Monday, July 27, 2015 - 05:30
  1. TDP leader and former MLC Jupudi Prabhakar Rao on Sunday said, the party leadership had got documentary evidence to nail the Telangana government in the phone tapping issue."The TS government will have to face the music for its unconstitutional act," he added. Read a report in The New Indian Express. 2. The Telangana government is finding itself in a piquant situation over its new liquor policy that has been in the works for some time now. Duty bound to implement Article 47 of the Constitution that calls for curbs on intoxicating drinks harmful to health, the government is trying to make its liquor policy consumer friendly while not appearing to be overtly promoting consumption of alcohol. B.V Shivashankar writes for the Times of India. 3. Around 70 bonded labourers were rescued by the police from the Janmabhoomi Express at the Secunderabad railway station on Sunday. Fourteen of them were below 14 years, while the others were between 15 and 19 years. Most of the children refused to speak, but the police found out that three or four agents were involved. Read more. 4. After accomplishing the gigantic task of smooth conduct of the 12-day Maha Godavari Pushkaralu, which concluded on Saturday, the Police and Revenue officials have initiated a sanitation drive - “Swach Bhadrachalam” to remove the piled up garbage strewn in many parts of Bhadrachalam and clean up the temple town. Read The Hindu's report. 5. The Supreme Court panel’s visit to Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s home district Medak to examine toilets and drinking water facilities in government schools has kept the state and district administration on its toes. The three-member committee is scheduled to tour Telangana districts for two weeks from Monday, Deccan Chronicle reports.
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