AP High Court bench led by Chief Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra announced its verdict over AP Capital Issue. On March 3, the HC directed the YSRCP Government to develop Amaravati as the capital city, as per TDP proposal, under the CRDA Act. It also asked YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government to ensure lands of Amaravati farmers are being used for infrastructure developments, and submit a report in next three months.
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Translumina, a global manufacturer of cardiovascular devise, on December 28, inaugurated Asia's largest heart valve manufacturing facility in Visakhapatnam, AP. "We have partnered with some of the best institutions and physicians around the world to create next generation heart valve technologies to offer better clinical outcomes at an affordable cost for all valve disorder," said MD and co-founder of Translumina, Gurmeet Singh Chugh.
Adhering to the directives of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, the state government on May 2 postponed Intermediate examination. Earlier, a petition filed in the court had stated that the exams, originally scheduled from May 5, would make around 17 lakh students susceptible to the COVID-19. Meanwhile, State Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh said, "The new dates for conducting inter-examinations will be announced as soon as the pandemic eases… read-more
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The recruitment process for 68 posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) has been initiated by the Andhra Pradesh High Court. Online applications have been invited for all the posts, of which 55 will undergo direct recruitment process and 13 will be taken up through transfers. The last date to apply for the posts is January 2, 2021 and selection process will comprise three stages - screening test, written aptitude test, and interview.
Following the High Court's direction, the Andhra Pradesh government on October 27 barred the transportation of liquor bottles from other states without a permit. Revenue Department's special chief secretary Dr Rajat Bhargava opined that with earlier restrictions, there were incidents of alcohol smuggling, which affected the state's income. He further added that the new rule will require one to obtain prior permission even to carry a single… read-more
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister (CM), Jagan Mohan Reddy, has accused a senior Judge of the Supreme Court of his intentions to "destabilise the government". In a letter addressed to the Chief Justice of India (CJI), Reddy has stated that the "judge" is supporting the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and has also influenced the Andhra High Court in cases involving TDP. Reportedly, the CM has requested the CJI to initiate steps to maintain "state… read-more
About 2,03,024 cases are pending in the Andhra Pradesh High Court and 5,82,069 cases are pending in other lower courts in the state, as of September 17. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad provided the data in Rajya Sabha. While answering a question regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the judiciary, he stated that 15,32,334 cases had been disposed by the district and subordinate courts across the country since March 24.
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On August 18, a petition was filed in the Andhra Pradesh High Court (HC) alleging that the phones of the High Court judges were illegally being tapped, and their movements were being monitored. The HC asked the petitioner to provide evidence supporting the claim, and also instructed the state government and the telecom service providers to probe into the matter.
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