1. Cash-for-vote scam: Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet PM Narendra Modi

Cash-for-vote scam: Chandrababu Naidu likely to meet PM Narendra Modi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

By: | Published: June 10, 2015 2:50 PM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

According to Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu, Naidu is expected to asked the Prime Minister to order a probe into the alleged phone-tapping operation undertaken by the Telangana Government and call for a proper implementation of Section 8 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act relating to the role of the governor in maintaining law and order in common capital Hyderabad.

Naidu, he said, will also meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, and if necessary, call on Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday.

The state’s chief secretary and director general of police will also visit Delhi to submit letters to the central government, while the state government will make a representation on both issues to Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan.

Ramakrishnudu said that the Andhra Pradesh State Cabinet has taken a serious view of the phone tapping incidents undertaken by the Telangana Government.

Tuesday’s state cabinet meeting lasted for about five hours and related to the release of an audio tape of Naidu’ alleged telephonic conversation with Telangana’s nominated legislator Elvis Stephenson in the cash-for-vote scam.

The cash-for-vote scam came to light on May 31 when Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Telangana arrested TDP’s deputy leader in the Telangana assembly A Revanth Reddy while offering Rs.50 lakh to Stephenson to make him vote for the TDP-BJP candidate in Telangana legislative council elections.

The ACB also arrested Revanth Reddy’s two aides in a trap laid on a complaint by Stephenson.

  1. Communal Rukstales
    Jun 10, 2015 at 8:20 pm
    Tell KAMMA to take their #CasteShareOfLand and go build their own nation; Their potion is less than 1% in India;
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      Nanda
      Jun 10, 2015 at 3:15 pm
      If they are filing against Phone tapping...it indirectly says that the conversation reported is true and not doctored.
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        Srini
        Jun 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm
        These people are shameless, instead of proving that they havent done anything wrong they are alleging that the phones are tapped and other stupid things.
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          TV
          Jun 10, 2015 at 3:47 pm
          Does the clean Prime Minister entertain corrupt politics ? If ACB says that it has not tapped CM's phone but it has tapped Stephenson's ?
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