The state cabinet on Wednesday approved the sixth Finance Commission’s recommendations to hike property tax and revise the rates every year as well as to raise entertainment tax.
It said the APFDC can go ahead with its online system and dismissed the plea of the petitioner to continue selling tickets through their own online portals.
The plea was heard by a division bench headed by Justice Ujjal Bhuyan and Justice A Venkateswara Reddy.
After reaching Gannavaram airport by a special flight from Hyderabad, the popular actor and former Central minister drove straight to the CM's house.
The bench asked Advocate General S Sriram to advise the principal secretary not to issue such orders to the media.
Later, speaking to reporters, the minister said the objective of legislation was to protect the people from being exploited, taking advantage of their craze for a film or hero.
A delegation of representatives from Telugu film fraternity including producers Dil Raju, C Kalyan and G Adi Seshagiri Rao called on Information and Public Relations minister Nani on Monday.