The people in Andhra Pradesh may well feel that many of the deals that the TDP government signed need scrutiny and that there may have been corruption in some, but action against Naidu and the TDP alone is not going to be enough to prevent from disillusionment setting in.
The new Andhra Pradesh CM has taken over at a time when the state exchequer is in a poor state and he has to raise funds to build the state and fulfil his electoral promises.
These projects running into thousands of crores of rupees were hurriedly sanctioned by the TDP government just days before the schedule for the general elections was announced in March and the foundation stone laid by Naidu for them.
Caste-based vote banks seem to have taken a hit, but religion-driven vote banks are catching all the eyeballs.
The swearing-in ceremony would be held at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation stadium, Vijayawada, on May 30 at 12.23 PM, a Raj Bhavan communique said.
In a strong reaction to the meeting Jagan had with TRS working president K T Rama Rao in Hyderabad to discuss the Federal Front, Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister and TDP politburo member Yanamala Ramakrishnudu said the relationship between the TRS and the YSRC that so far remained secret has now come out in the open.
He said this at a joint press conference with Rao's son and Telangana Rashtriya Samithi working President K T Rama Rao after initial talks were held between the two parties.
N Srinivasan, former BCCI chief, had filed a petition seeking quashing of the case against him.
The ED had in 2012 registered a criminal probe under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against the individuals and associated firms based on a CBI FIR in this case.
He, however, sees Congress to benefit from creation of Telangana and Jaganmohan Reddy to sweep Seemandhra region in the Lok Sabha polls.
Power in some districts has been hit as several government workers have joined the protests. The 48-hour bandh called by united AP the JAC ends today and today is also the last day of the 72 hr bandh called by YSR Congress.
The agency has also filed chargesheets against cement companiesâ€”India Cements owned by Srinivasan, Penna Cement and Bharathi Cement, now named as Raghuram Cements, for allegedly investing money in Jagathi Publications.
A bench headed by justice P Sathasivam also said that the possibility of witnesses being influenced and tampering of evidence cannot be ruled out if Jaganmohan is released on bail.
BCCI chief and India Cements Managing Director N Srinivasan today appeared before the CBI here for the second time this week for questioning in connection with a disproportionate assets case filed against YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy.
Counting of votes in the crucial bypolls held in Andhra Pradesh for one Lok Sabha constituency and 18 Assembly seats began today amid tight security arrangements.
Polling today began in the crucial by-elections to the 18 assembly segments and one Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh, results of which are expected to give a new direction to the state politics.
CBI gets fresh custody of Jagan
TDP, YSR Cong workers clash over bypoll campaign, one injured
With her son Jaganmohan Reddy in jail, YS Vijaya will lead the campaign of YSR Congress in the June 12 by-elections to 17 assembly and one Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh.
The CBI on Wednesday questioned EMAAR MGF's managing director Shravan Gupta on the ongoing probe into the alleged disproportionate assets case of Kadapa MP Jaganmohan Reddy, son of late chief minister YS Rajasekhar Reddy.