Andhra Pradesh`s ruling Congress is "manipulating" the situation for its own ends and, had her husband been alive, everything would have been under control, says the widow of late chief minister YSR Reddy.
It`s a triangular contest for the Kadapa Lok Sabha bye-election in Andhra Pradesh, but in reality, it has essentially become a rather
straight fight between YSR Congress President Jaganmohan Reddy and TDP`s M V Mysura Reddy.
The Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department (CID) sleuths seized computer hard disks and CDs from Sakshi TV office here this evening in connection with the news story on former chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy`s death.
The Editors Guild of India Friday expressed concern at some news channels` unsubstantiated reports about the circumstances leading to the death of the then Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy in a chopper crash.
Congress high command would take action against Congress leaders, including ministers, who are demanding installation of Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy as Chief Minister, if they violate party discipline, Andhra Pradesh CM K Rosaiah said.
The worst flood in Andhra Pradesh, which left a trail of death and destruction, has dampened the campaign to make Jaganmohan Reddy the Chief Minister and helped interim CM K Rosaiah to consolidate his position.
A special CBI team on Saturday began
investigation about the "mysterious circumstances" surrounding
the helicopter crash that killed former Andhra Pradesh Chief
Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and four others.
K V P Ramachandra Rao, who is
leading a campaign to install Y S Jaganmohan Reddy as
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, left for Delhi on Saturday to
resume discussions with Congress high command on the
Congress on Friday appeared to indicate that it has no plans to install a new Chief Minister in Andhra Pradesh, a move that may come as a dampener on the campaign for enabling YSJ Reddy inherit his late father YSR Reddy`s post.
The CVR in the ill-fated Bell-430 helicopter of AP government, which crashed in Nallamala forest on
September 2 killing chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and four others, was found to be in a "partly damaged" condition.