Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Monday told YSR Congress MLA Mr A. Ramakrishna Reddy to make a representation to the authorities if he wants action against construction of palatial buildings and raising of plantations in an area adjacent to the Krishna riverbed in Guntur district.
A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Dilip B. Bhosale and Justice P. Naveen Rao closed a petition by the MLA seeking to declare as illegal the action of the authorities in allowing construction of palatial buildings and raising of plantations in the area. The MLA had told the court that several private persons, including politicians and private institutions have been constructing buildings in Penumaka and Undavalli villages of Tadepalli mandal violating the Andhra Pradesh (Andhra Region) Rivers Conservancy Act, 1884.
While closing the case, the bench directed the authorities to take action as per law in the event of the MLA making the representation.
AP told to up raids on fruit markets
The Hyderabad High Court on Monday told the governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana that it is the right time to take up measures as well as awareness campaign to prevent use of chemicals in ripening of fruits in view of the fast approaching mango season.
A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Dilip B. Bhosale and Justice P. Naveen Rao was dealing with a case taken up on the basis of news re-ports on usage of Calcium Carbide and other hazardous chemicals in ripening fruits in both states. The bench asked both states to intensify raids and checks on fruit markets and fruit sellers and not to confine the action plans to paper. The bench adjourned the case to after the summer vacation.
Take steps to curb mass copying: HC
The Hyderabad High Court on Monday told a petitioner to place concrete suggestion and measures before it to prevent mass copying in public examinations so that it can direct both the state governments of AP and Telangana to implement the same from the next academic year.
A division Bench was dealing with a PIL by Dr Srinivas Guntupalli of Eluru city in AP seeking to declare the action of both governments in not taking effective steps to prevent mass copying in examinations as illegal.
The petitioner informed the court that there were 89 news reports with regard to mass copying in both states in the recent SSC and Intermediate public examinations despite of installation of CCTV cameras. While adjourning the case to July 11, the Bench asked the petitioner to do some exercise and place the required measures before it.
Don’t grant NOC to Mental Police: HC
Justice M.S. Ramachandra Rao of the Hyderabad High Court in an interim order on Monday directed the Regional Officer, Central Board of Film Certification, not to issue certification for public exhibition for the Srikanth starrer film Mental Police.
The judge was dealing with a petition by Yedla Srihari Babu, honorary president of AP Police Officers Association, S.P.S.R Nellore district wing challenging the action of the Regional Officer Central Board of Film Certification in not considering his representation dated March 23, 2016, requesting the Regional Officer not to issue certification for public exhibition of Telugu film Mental Police as illegal.
The petitioner contended that the name of the movie affects the morale of the entire police force and the name is highly defamatory and derogatory.
While granting the interim order, the judge issued notices to the respondents including the producers of the movie and adjourned the case....