Press Esc to close
Friday 19 September 2014
News updated at 3:24 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27.8°C
Min : 20.1°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Seemandhra on high alert over Telangana resolution

Hyderabad, Oct 3, 2013 (IANS)

The central government has alerted police in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions of Andhra Pradesh in view of the resolution being tabled in the union cabinet meeting Thursday to carve out separate Telangana state.

The union home ministry has directed police to take all precautionary measures to maintain law and order in view of the possible protests over the development, officials said.

Acting Director General of Police B. Prasada Rao Thursday evening held a video conference with the inspectors general of police and superintendents of police of all 13 districts of Seemandhra, as Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra are together known.


The police chief directed the officials to beef up security at vital installations and take all necessary steps to prevent untoward incidents. The SPs have also been advised to act with restraint while dealing with the peaceful protestors.

Police already tightened security at the residences of union ministers, MPs, state ministers and state legislators in the wake of reports that the Telangana note would be submitted to the union cabinet.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A man collects drinking water from a partially submerged hand-pump in Srinagar...

A man collects drinking water from a partially submerged hand-pump in Srinagar...

Formula One drivers take off their headsets as they leave a news conference...

Formula One drivers take off their headsets as they leave a news conference...

Contestants of Femina Style Diva 2014 take a selfie with actress Mugdha Godse...

Contestants of Femina Style Diva 2014 take a selfie with actress Mugdha Godse...

Narendra Modi explains about the working of spinning wheel to Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Narendra Modi explains about the working of spinning wheel to Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Police lathicharge RLD supporters who were holding a protest against the Union government...

Police lathicharge RLD supporters who were holding a protest against the Union government...

Fawad Khan and Sonam Kapoor promote their upcoming film Khoobsurat...

Fawad Khan and Sonam Kapoor promote their upcoming film Khoobsurat...

Actors Shivarajkumar and Upendra offering the cake each other on the occasion of Uppi's birthday...

Actors Shivarajkumar and Upendra offering the cake each other on the occasion of Uppi's birthday...

Indian Oil Corporation rescue operators demonstrate a mock drill under...

Indian Oil Corporation rescue operators demonstrate a mock drill under...

Virendra Sehwag and George Bailey at the unveiling of Kings XI jersey...

Virendra Sehwag and George Bailey at the unveiling of Kings XI jersey...

People tearing a poster of actor Vijay...

People tearing a poster of actor Vijay...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523