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Man from Anantapur climbs cell tower demanding special status to AP

Man from Anantapur climbs cell tower demanding special status to AP

Man from Anantapur climbs cell tower demanding special status to AP A man from Anantapur district caused a panic situation by climbing a cell tower on Saturday demanding that the Central government should accord Special Category Status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh. The man, P Vijay Bhaskar has climbed a cell tower at Dharmavaram in Anantapur district demanding special category status be accorded to the state immediately. He has threatened to jump from the cell tower if the demand is not fulfilled. While the police made several efforts to bring him down, the man, refused to come down. The incident took ...

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Youngster ends life over special status in Chittoor

Youngster ends life over special status in Chittoor

Youngster ends life over special status in Chittoor A youngster committed suicide on Friday over Andhra Pradesh Special Category Status (SCS). The victim, a handloom weaver left a suicide note which said that the main reason for his committing suicide was dejection over AP not getting special status. The incident took place at Madannapalle in Chittoor district. Police found the suicide note, receipt for Rs. 5,000 to an orphanage, which the victim seemed to have donated. Behind the receipt, the youngster had written on. Several political parties are organizing protests at Madanapalle for a long time now, demanding special status ...

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Centre should grant Telangana special status along with AP: Kadiyam Srihari

Centre should grant Telangana special status along with AP: Kadiyam Srihari

Centre should grant Telangana special status along with AP: Kadiyam Srihari Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari on Thursday demanded Special Category Status (SCS) to Telangana if Andhra was being granted SCS. Kadiyam Srihari met Union Human Resources Minister Prakash Javadekar in Delhi on Thursday and conveyed the same message to the Centre. Stating that the Centre was not focusing on Telangana and fulfilling provisions of the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, he said that SCS shouldn’t be granted to AP at the cost of Telangana, as the status comes with special incentives that help the state’s growth. Hence, the Minister ...

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