The meeting decided to increase the ex gratia being paid to the farmers of the capital region from Rs 2,500 per month to Rs 5,000 per month.
Acting on a complaint, the ACB laid a trap and nabbed the tahsildar while she was allegedly receiving the cash.
A tense situation prevailed at 'Dharna Chowk' as the Amaravati Joint Action Committee (JAC) leaders marched towards the state assembly.
Krishna, Guntur and West Godavari districts witnessed rise in crimes against women as per the NCRB data despite increase in vigil in the capital region and surrounding areas.
The State government has decided to seek opinions of parents on the introduction of English medium in government schools from the next academic year.
The CID found evidence of money laundering by beneficiaries of the alleged insider trading in Amaravati.
The State has been ranked nine in the surface water category and 17 in the ground water category, according to the ranking, in which Gujarat has emerged as the best performing state.
Protests broke out as RTC Bus services from Vijayawada to Guntur were stopped in view of Chalo Assembly call given by Amaravati JAC and TDP against proposed move to shift the state Secretariat.
Legislative bodies play an important role in parliamentary democracy, and hindering their functioning is a violation of the Constitution,
It slammed the opposition TDP for spreading false rumours on the capital issue and said that the incumbent government is committed to all-round development of State.
While 3,000 policemen will stand guard at Vijayawada and capital region, check-posts will be set up at Prakasam Barrage, Benz Circle, Tadepalli and Mangalagiri.
The State Cabinet will meet a couple of hours earlier to give its formal consent for the crucial Bills pertaining to the proposed move.
Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao said that backward north Andhra region would develop by leaps and bounds with the executive capital in Vizag.
BJP spokesperson and MP GVL Narasimha Rao had indicated as much in his first reaction issued immediately after the CM first mooted the three-capital proposal in the State Assembly last month.
Upper House can only sit on Bills for a while; TDP may ill-afford to use the Council to delay Bills on capital issue