www.thehansindia.com WARANGAL WEDNESDAY 1 AUGUST 2018 PAGES 20 `5.00 Forecast: A few showers. Overcast Temp: Max.30°C. Min.27°C. Humidity: 30% Sunrise: 05:49 Sunset: 06:45 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS REGIONAL P3 P9 KCR pats Transco head honcho Prabhakar Rao ‘NRC can’t be basis for any coercive action’ New Delhi: Assam’s updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a draft and “no coercive action” should be taken against people whose names were excluded, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The Supreme Court allowed the Union government to draft rules for dealing with the claims and objections of 40 lakh people who were excluded from NRC, which was published on Monday. Indian wins $1m in Dubai raffle Dubai: An Indian national won $1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle on Tuesday, officials said. Sandeep Menon, who is based in Kuwait, became the 132nd Indian to win $1 million at the raffle since its inception in 1999, the Khaleej Times reported. "I've never won anything in my life, especially not something as huge as this.” Menon said. BUSINESS Deccan Chronicle may go for `370 cr ORPHANS GET Cong jittery over its future: Harish THEIR DUE Fear of losing ground, Cong resorting to filing cases against projects, says TRS leader OUR BUREAU PATAN AFZAL BABU ward communities in the panchayat elections, the govHyderabad: Thanks to Chief ernment will also take up the Minister K Chandrashekhar enumeration of orphans Rao. Apart from education along with other BC commuand employment opportuninities in every village and ties, orphans in Telangana are municipal ward in the state. also set to get opportunities Based on the population of to show their leadership qualorphans, some segments will ities in the service of be reserved for them under people in panBC quota. KCR Deputy Secretary govt recognises to BC Welfare deorphans as state partment SK children Saida said that all Categorises them the population of as BC-A group all BC communities, including orThey can avail quota in phans will be enueducation, jobs and merated in the contest local bodies census to be taken up polls chayats and muin August third week. At nicipalities. The orphans present the BCs were cateare allowed to be elected as gorised into A, B, C, D and E ward members, sarpanches, in Telangana. The total numcounselors and also municiber of recognised BC commupal chairman posts in the urnities are more than 100 and ban local bodies under the BC among them 30 plus are (A) category. brought under the most back It was the Telangana govward category which includes ernment which extended orphans. As of now, there is reservation to the orphans no official ﬁgure about the todeclaring them as ‘state chiltal number of orphan populadren’ by including them in BC tion in the state, Saida said (A) category under which that all the recognised BC they avail quota in education communities under ﬁve cateand jobs in the government gories are entitled to avail edsector. As part of the BC cenucation, employment and posus to be launched soon to ﬁlitical opportunities. Continued on P4 nalise reservation for back- Hyderabad: Lashing out at the Congress for raising doubts on the Kaleshwaram project, Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao on Tuesday said that the leaders of grand-old party were in fear of losing ground in Telangana and hence they were ﬁling cases in courts against the project. Speaking to media persons here, Harish Rao said that the Congress party was adopting the same approach on Kaleshwaram, which they had taken on the issue of separate statehood to Telangana. “They are acting against the interests of the peo- Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao addressing the media at the TRS Legislature Party oﬃce in Hyderabad on Tuesday on the Kaleshwaram project 10TH SCHEDULE ASSETS AP to ﬁle counter in SC to nail Centre’s lies OUR BUREAU P4 JAGAN STUCK IN KAPU QUAGMIRE YSRC chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s gambit to woo the BC voters with his declaration that he would not be able to get BC status for Kapus seems to be falling apart Share your ideas for I-Day speech: Modi New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked citizens for their ideas and suggestions for his speech on Independence Day at the Red Fort in Delhi, a practice he has followed since the last few years. “Share them with me on a specially created forum on the Narendra Modi App. You can also share them on MyGov. https://www.mygov.in/groupissue/give-suggestions-primeministers-speech-independence-day-2018/,” the Prime Minister tweeted. “I look forward to receiving ple of Telangana. One can understand if Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu raises objection against Kaleshwaram project but we don’t understand why the Telangana Congress is working against its own people. It is clear the Congress party does not want water going to the ﬁelds of the farmers,” he said. The Irrigation Minister said that the Congress party was afraid that they will be wiped out from the state if the Kaleshwaram project gets completed and hence they were trying to stop the works by ﬁling cases in the courts. Continued on P4 your fruitful inputs in the coming days,” he added. People have already started suggesting the Prime Minister the issues he should address in his speech. Some wanted him to speak about the growing incidents of sexual assault and harassment of girls and women and others said they would like him to talk about reservation, caste, fake news among other things. “Please talk on the problems faced by common man in GST, the late filing fees, penalty, malfunctioning of GST site and common man being penalised. Also changes you propose to the system of filing returns, late filing occurs due to payment offline thru other banks and then requirement of filing. Instead why not make it simple, amount of tax calculated and paid be treated as return filed (sic),” Satyanarayan Subramaniam wrote on the open forum on MyGov. Modi had invited people to share their suggestions last year through a video on Twitter and assured them of reading all of them and talking about most. Tuesday, lashed out at the Centre for submitting an affiAmaravati: Incensed with the davit in the Supreme Court Centre’s stand that there was contrary to Parliament’s decino need for division of institusion on the implementation of tions listed in the 10th Schedthe division of assets listed ule of the AP State Reorganisaunder Schedule X. He said tion Act, 2014 between AP and that the State would fight for Telangana, the AP government the implementation of AP Rehas decided to ﬁle a organisation Act in toto. He asked the Centre as to how it could Centre misled take a decision SC on division of against the AP Reorganisation Act assets contrary to which was passed assurances by Parliament. He given in Parliament: took strong objection to the attitude Yanamala of the Centre that it was misleading Parliacounter affidavit in ment and also courts. He the Supreme Court, debunking wondered as to how the Centhe Centre's claim. tre was not taking care about The Centre made its stand the judgments of the Supreme clear on division of the assets Court. in the Schedule X in an affidavit The AP Finance Minister that it had ﬁled with the apex said that the Centre did not court on a petition ﬁled by release funds and distribute Congress MLC P Sudhakar assets and liabilities as per the Reddy on the delay in the imAP Reorganisation Act. He replementation of the assurances iterated that the Centre did made in the AP State Reorganinot give any benefit under sation Act. special package though it anMinister for Finance Yananounced the plan to compenmala Ramakrishnudu, speaksate benefits in the special ing to media- persons here on status.
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