www.thehansindia.com KURNOOL WEDNESDAY 4 JULY 2018 PAGES 16 `5.00 Forecast: A few showers. Overcast Temp: Max.33°C. Min.25°C. Humidity: 45% Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 06:53 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS I AM NOT A SHAHENSHAH SC verdict on who administers Delhi likely today New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday it verdict over who -- the Centre or the elected Delhi government -controls the reins of power to administer the national capital. A Constitution Bench had reserved the verdict on the contentious issue between the Centre and the AAP government on December 6 last year after hearing the matter for 15 days. BSE to delist 222 companies New Delhi: Leading stock exchange BSE will delist as many as 222 companies from Wednesday as trading in their shares has remained suspended for over six months. The move comes at a time when authorities are clamping down on shell companies -- listed as well as unlisted -- for being allegedly used as conduits for illicit fund flows. PM Modi says on personal security Deputy Chief Minister and district in-charge minister N Chinarajappa and other leaders inspecting the arrangements at the venue of the one-day deeksha in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday TDP shifts deeksha venue RLYS DENIES PERMISSION FOR MPS’ PROTEST OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party has been forced to shift its venue from Gnanapuram entrance of Visakhapatnam Railway Station for its MPs' one-day deeksha demanding creation of special railway zone with Visakhapatnam as its headquarters, with the Railways denying permission for the protest scheduled for Wednesday. The TDP has shifted the protest camp to an open place near Chavulamodam Junction close to the railway station. All the 20 MPs (both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha), Deputy Chief Minister Ch Ayyannapatrudu, ministers Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Sujaya Krishna Ranga Row, K Atchennaidu and all the MLAs and MLCs in the north Andhra region will be on hunger strike. Continued on P6 Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he is "not a Shahenshah or an imperious ruler" unaffected by the warmth of the people and gains strength from his interactions with the public. The prime minister said he cannot remain seated in his car when he sees a lot of people out on the streets to greet and welcome him. “I am not a Shahenshah or an imperious ruler who is unaffected by their warmth. Being among people gives me lot of strength,” Modi said amid reports of an "all time high" security threat to him. The Prime Minister was answering a question on apprehension in the minds of his well-wishers about his personal security during road shows. “Whenever I am travelling, I see that a lot of people, from all age groups and sections of society, are out on the streets to greet me and welcome me. Continued on P6 P rime Minister Narendra Modi, in an interview to Swarajya, discussed challenges faced by his NDA government and the measures he took to revamp the economy. He spoke on a wide range of subjects such as business, politics, Air India sale, GST, etc File photo ‘Hatred for Modi’ sole glue binding Oppn: PM New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the proposed grand opposition alliance is merely a "grand race" by his rivals to be the prime minister and is driven by "personal survival and power politics". In an interview to Swarajya magazine, he said the opposition has no agenda except to remove him and that "hatred for Modi" is their "sole gluing force" as he expressed conﬁdence that people will vote the BJP back to power in the next Lok Sabha elections. KEY TAKEAWAYS Economy: "Today, India is the fastest growing large economy of the world with strong fundamentals to propel further growth," Modi said. He also said that Foreign investment is at an all-time high and India is an easier place to do business than ever before. GST: It was a massive change, requiring a complete reset of one of the world’s largest economic systems, Modi said, adding that it has been designed to eliminate Inspector Raj with the help of information technology. From returns to refund, everything happens online. Farmers: "We have a stated aim of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 to make our farmers prosperous and agriculture proﬁtable," Modi said. More on P6 POLICE REFORMS States cannot appoint acting DGP: SC Asks them to approach UPSC 3 months ahead for selection Sweden reach quarterfinals St Petersburg: Sweden defeated Switzerland 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the FIFA World Cup quarterﬁnals for the ﬁrst time since the 1994 edition. Further, this is the ﬁrst time since 1958 that Sweden have won two consecutive mathes in the World Cup. Sweden will face the winners of the Round of 16 match between England and Colombia in the quarterﬁnals. Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu after unveiling the statue of legendary actor SV Ranga Rao at Eluru on Tuesday None can match SVR: CM U nveiling the statue of yesteryears actor S V Ranga Rao on his 100th birth anniversary here on Tuesday, CM Chandrababu Naidu said legendary actors N T Rama Rao and S V Ranga Rao would remain in the hearts of Telugu people forever. S P5 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that states cannot appoint acting DGPs. It also ordered that states have to approach the UPSC mandatorily, three months before the retirement of the incumbent DGP for the selection of new DGP. The slew of directions came to be passed by a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud in the petitions relating to police reforms. Putting an end to political Bad weather holds up Mansarovar pilgrims BODY OF KAKINADA PILGRIM BEING SHIFTED TO HIS NATIVE PLACE OUR BUREAU New Delhi/ Hyderabad/ Amaravati: The body of Grandhi Subba Rao of Kakinada, who died during his return from Mansarovar yatra on the Nepal-China border is being shifted to his native place by the authorities even as a few hundred yatris from various parts of the country are re- portedly stuck at Hilsa, Simikot and another unspeciﬁed area in the Tibet autonomous region of China due to bad weather. A few dozens of these are said to be from south India. Meanwhile, AP Bhavan authorities are in contact with the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu to track the movement of the Telugu pilgrims stuck during their yatra and making efforts to bring them back to safety following reports of hundreds of pilgrims getting stuck without food and shelter. Continued on P6 favouritism in appointments of police chiefs, the Supreme Court has ordered that all states and Union Territories shall not to appoint a “politically convenient” police officer to the position of Director General of Police (DGP). “The UPSC will shortlist names of state DGPs and prepare a panel of three names and the state will have to choose one of the three names in the panel. There will not be any appointments of acting DGPs. Once appointed, a DGP will get two-year tenure irrespective of superannuation,” the top court said. Continued on P6 2 AP PILGRIMS DIE ON WAY TO AMARNATH Srinagar: Two pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh died on Monday on the way to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the death toll in this year's yatra to six. Thota Rathnam, a 75-yearold woman from Chagallu in West Godavari district, died of suspected cardiac arrest in a community kitchen at Baltal base camp on Tuesday morning, a police official said. Radha Krishna Sastry (65), hailing from Anantapur also died of cardiac arrest at Sangam near the holy cave, the official said. He said the bodies of the deceased pilgrims have been kept at the Baltal base camp hospital.
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