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Three held for Chittor mayor Katari Anuradha's murder

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HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested three people in connection with the brutal murder of Chittoor mayor Katari Anuradha and her husband K Mohan in Chittoor district of the state though the prime accused Chandrasekhar alias Chintoo, nephew of Mohan, is still on run.

Three of the 11 accused in the case, identified as Venkatachalapathi, a native of Karnataka, Jaiprakash Reddy and Manjunath, both from AP, have been arrested, Chittoor deputy superintendent of police Lakshmi Naidu said.

“As per the investigations so far, the attack was carried out following financial and family disputes. We are inquiring other angles also,” the top cop said, adding that efforts are on to nab Chintoo and other assailants.

The couple, both TDP leaders, were allegedly shot at and stabbed to death by at least by six persons in the office of Chittoor Municipal Corporation on November 17.

A case was already registered on charges of murder and other relevant sections of IPC and under Arms Act against 11 accused including Chintoo. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had expressed grief and condemned the incident terming it “a very heinous act”.

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OU students raise voice against 'erring' foreign students

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HYDERABAD: An altercation on Sunday between local and foreign students over a football ground at the Osmania University led to massive protests the next day. Nearly 50 students stormed the administrative block and demanded the administration to rein in erring foreign students.

According to sources, few foreign students started playing at the football ground which was already occupied by local students from the chemistry department. When local students heckled the foreign students, the latter picked up an argument. The local students rounded one of the foreign student and asked him to leave. However, the foreign student reportedly resorted to vioence.

“When the altercation began, scores of students from the chemistry department immediately entered the ground. The students decided to raise the issue with the administration to stop objectionable behaviour by foreign students on campus,” said Manavatha Roy, a student leader at OU.

The students stormed the administrative building on Monday and demanded that the administration initiate action against foreign students roughing up local students on campus. As the demonstrations began, a team from OU police station caught a few students as they tried to enter the inner grill gate of the building. The police took the students into preventive custody and later released them.

The local student who was allegedly beaten has registered a case with the OU police station. According to sources, this is an isolated incident of uckus on campus due to foreign students. Earlier, a woman student sustained injuries, allegedly due to the rash driving of a foreign student.

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Centre forms panel on bifurcation issues

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HYDERABAD: The Centre on Monday appointed a high-powered committee headed by Union home ministry joint secretary Alok Kumar to resolve issues related to bifurcation of united AP. The committee will assist the apex panel headed by Union home minister Rajnath Singh of which chief secretaries of Telangana and AP are members.

The new committee will have resident commissioners of the two states, Anil Singhal of AP and Shashank Goyal of Telangana, State Reorganisation secretaries of the two states, L Premchandra Reddy of AP and K Ramakrishna Rao of Telangana, as its members.

The committee will meet for the first time on November 26 to discuss issues that need the Centre’s intervention. It will examine power, water and joint institutions that have become contentious post-bifurcation. Union secretary of the department of personnel and training (DoPT) Sanjay Kothari will visit city on Tuesday to finalise the allotment of government staff between the two states. The DoPT on Monday issued orders finalising the distribution of staff in 32 government departments.

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