tadepalligudem l monday l february 15, 2021 l `7.00 l PAGES 28 l city EDITION ashwin spins web R Ashwin’s five wickets helped India skittle out England for 134. With an overall lead of 249 with 9 wickets in hand, hosts are on top tail fail India’s tail could not lend support to wicketkeeperbatsman Rishabh Pant. After starting the day at 300 for 6, the visitors managed just 29 more runs. Pant ended with 58 not out sound start The England innings had a disastrous start. India pacer Ishant Sharma struck, trapping Rory Burns leg before wicket with the visitors yet to open their account root uprooted This is the first time in 2021 England skipper Joe Root could not hit a century in first innings of a Test. In his last three Tests before this match, he scored 228, 186 (vs SL) & 218 (vs India) lead role With nine wickets in hand, Kohli and Co would be hoping to take a substantial lead on the third day. With two days to play out, England players are staring at the inevitable Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin celebrate a wicket against England on the second day of the second Test in Chennai on Sunday | BCCI | P13 ashwin now second behind Kumble ■ ■ The wily off-spinner once again showed his craftsmanship when he finished with a five-wicket haul, 29th of his career With this, he becomes the second-highest wicket-taker in Tests played in India behind Anil Kumble, who has 350. He surpassed Harbhajan Singh’s 265 wickets when he got the wicket of Ben Stokes 249 india’s lead going into the third day with nine wickets in hand CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BENGALURU ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELAGAVI ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIVAMOgGA ■ MANGALURU ■ TIRUPATI ■ TIRUCHY ■ TIRUNELVELI ■ SAMBALPUR ■ HUBBALLI ■ DHARMAPURI ■ KOTTAYAM ■ KANNUR ■ VILLUPURAM ■ KOLLAM ■ WARANGAL ■ TADEPALLIGUDEM ■ NAGAPATTINAM ■ THRISSUR ■ KALABURAGI YSRC gets massive mandate in 2nd phase panchayat polls Party wins majority seats in TDP bastions and segments held by Oppn MLAs E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e Good show by YSRC in TDP bastions @Vijayawada The ruling YSRC has continued is winning streak in the second phase of local polls with candidates supported by the party bagging majority of gram panchayats, including those in TDP bastions and Assembly constituencies represented by the Opposition party bigwigs earlier. In some of the constituencies where the TDP won in the Assembly elections too, the YSRC swept the panchayat elections. Not just bagging majority seats in TDP bastions, the YSRC managed to show its supremacy over the opposition TDP in the constituencies represented by its leaders. “We have maintained our winning streak in the second phase too and won 80 per cent of gram panchayats that either went to polls or where the elections were unanimous,” YSRC general secretary and Government Advisor (Political Affairs) Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said. Of the total 3,325 panchayats, which went to polls (including where there were unani- Narsipatnam (constituency of former minister Ch Ayyana Patrudu) Total - 101 YSRC - 73 TDP - 26 Ichchapuram (represented by Ashok Bendalam of TDP) Total - 98 YSRC - 83 TDP - 11 Uravakonda (represented by Payyavula Keshav) Total - 19 YSRC - 15 TDP - 4 YSRC gains Jaggampeta (represented by YSRC MLA B Chanti Babu) Total - 67 YSRC - 53 TDP - 14 YSRC activists celebrate the victory of the party in the panchayat polls at the party office in Tadepalli | Express mous elections), the party supporters, sympathisers and rebels won 2,649 seats, leaving the main opposition TDP far behind at 538. The Jana Sena Party got 35 seats, BJP another five, while others won 98 panchayats, he said. “This reflects the overwhelm- Chilakaluripeta (represented YSRC MLA Vidatala Rajini) Total 51 YSRC - 34 TDP - 16 Narasaraopeta (represented by YSRC MLA Gopireddy Srinivas Reddy) Total - 49 YSRC - 47 TDP - 2 ing response and support from the people to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s governance and we will continue the trend in the next phases too. We (our party supporters) may even get more panchayats in the next phases,’’ he said confiP4 dently . We are coming with figures as people need to know the facts about actual mandate given by voters to the YSRC and we will place all these facts on our website Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy 2,649 seats won Of total 3,325 panchayats, which went to elections (including unanimous polls), the YSRC-backed candidates and rebels won 2,649 seats, leaving opposition TDP far behind at 538 The mangled remains of a mini-bus which met with an accident on NH 44 near Madar Puram village in Veldurthi mandal of Kurnool district on Sunday, leaving 14 dead | Express 14 of family killed, 4 hurt in bus mishap E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e @Kurnool Fourteen persons, including seven women and a child, were killed and four others seriously injured in a ghastly road mishap near Madar Puram village in Veldurthi mandal of the district in the early hours of Sunday . The speeding mini-bus in which they were travelling, first hit the road divider on BengaluruHyderabad National Highway 44, rolled over to the other side of the road and came to a halt after ramming into a lorry . According to the police, a group of 18 people from Madanapalle in Chittoor district set off to Ajmer in Rajasthan on a pilgrimage around 9.30 pm on Saturday They all belong tto a . family and are closely related. On reaching the flyover at Madar Puram around 3.30 am, the express read Alert Jammu police foil IED attack, seize 6.5 kg explosives Srinagar: The Valley has averted what could have been a major tragedy. Police foiled an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack planned by militants in Jammu. A Kashmiri youth studying in Chandigarh was arrested. About 6.5 kg of explosives was recovered from him. Three more were arrested in this connection. The plan was a blast in a crowded place on the second anniversary of Pulwama attack, said IGP of Jammu Mukesh Singh, adding that police are on high alert. driver, apparently in a drowsy condition, lost control over the mini-bus and hit the road divider. As the vehicle was at a high speed, it rolled over four times and came to a halt after crashing into a lorry proceeding towards Anantapur from Warangal. The lorry driver noticed the mini-bus hurtling towards his vehicle and stopped it preventing further damage. The mini-bus had just passed Veldurthi toll plaza, which was 4 km from the accident spot, before the mishap and the driver picked up speed of nearly 100 km within no time. The lorry driver alerted locals and police who rushed to the spot and started rescue operations. Using a crane, they retrieved the badly damaged mini-bus crashed into the lorry . Later, they extricated the bod- ies of 14 persons from the mangled mini-bus. The four injured were shifted to Kurnool Government General Hospital and their condition is stated to be critical. District Collector G Veerapandian and SP K Fakeerappa rushed to the spot and oversaw the rescue operations. “Preliminarily we suspect that drowsy , driving led to the mishap,” the Collector said. Expressing deep sorrow over the death of 14 people in the road mishap, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said the government will extend a financial assistance of `2 lakh each to the families of the deceased and `1 lakh each to the injured. Gover nor Biswabhusan Harichandan expressed deep shock over the death of 14 pilgrims in the mishap and conveyed his condolences to the P4 bereaved families. Group of 18 on way to Ajmer The ghastly mishap took place while a group of 18 people hailing from Madanapalle, was going to Ajmer on a pilgrimage Mini-bus rolls over four times As the minibus was at a high speed, it rolled over four times and came to a halt after crashing into a lorry on the highway temple visit CM to hand over new chariot to Antarvedi temple on Feb 19 E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e @Vijayawada Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will visit Sri Sarada Peetham in Visakhapatnam, and offer prayers at Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirumala and at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Antarvedi on three consecutive days starting February 17. According to official sources, Jagan will visit Sri Sarada Peetham at Chinamushidiwada in Vizag on February 17 and seek blessings of Sri Swaroopanandendra Saraswati Swami. On February 18, he will visit Tirumala temple. The Chief Minister will hand over the newly built chariot to authorities of Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Antarvedi in Sakhinetipalli mandal of East Godavari district on February 19. The new chariot will be used in the annual Rathotsavam of Antarvedi temple on P4 February 23. Greta’s B’luru buddy in Delhi Police custody E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e @New Delhi Climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested in Bengaluru on Saturday was remanded in five-day police , custody by a Delhi court on Sunday . She was picked up from her Bengaluru residence by a special cybercrime cell of the Delhi Police, who had filed an FIR on February 4 against unknown persons for sharing a toolkit on farmer protests in Delhi on social media sites, aimed at spreading ‘disaffection against the government of India’. Disha is the first to be arrested in the case. She has been booked on the charges of sedition, criminal conspiracy and promoting hatred among groups under Sections 124A, 120A and 153 A of the IPC. Disha (22) is accused of ‘editing, sharing and spreading’ the toolkit — a Google document that was shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg — on farmers protest. The Delhi Police had sought seven days custody of Disha, contending that they needed to probe a larger conspiracy against the government of India and ascertain her alleged links with “pro-Khalistani” movements. Duty Magistrate Dev Saroha, however, al- Family explores legal option A day after Delhi Police arrested Disha Ravi, her mother said they have consulted legal experts. “We have taken our lawyer’s opinion to proceed with a legal battle, and it is too early to react to the incident,” Disha’s mother said 6 bodies found in Tapovan tunnel, 155 still missing V i nee t U pa d h yay @ Dehradun A week after efforts began to rescue 37 workers trapped in the Tapovan tunnel of a hydropower project following flash floods, the bodies of six of them were retrieved after clearing sludge up to 180 metres inside. The alternative parallelly pursued to bore into the floor of the tunnel to reach a silt filtration tunnel below in the hope that the workers were perhaps stuck there, has now been abandoned, as bodies are being retrieved from the main tunnel itself. Garhwal division commissioner Ravinath Raman said, “13 bodies were recovered today — seven in Raini village and six from the Tapovan tunnel.” The toll has now gone up to 51 and 155 others are missing. Meanwhile, the Central Water Commission is conducting simulation studies on a new lake in the upper reaches of the Rishiganga, 8 km upstream from Raini village, and exploring the possibility of a controlled blast to drain it. lowed only five days of custody . During the hearing, Disha broke down inside the courtroom and told the judge that she had edited just two lines of the document and her only aim was to support the farmers’ protest. The police said that Disha, along with several others, edited the toolkit on February 3. Last week, the Delhi Police had approached Google, seeking registration details and activity logs of accounts through which the toolkit was created and uploaded to social media platforms. The toolkit mentions two e-mail IDs, one Instagram account and one Uniform Resource Locator (URL), whose details the police have sought from respective platP5 forms. fastags a must from today The Central government on Sunday said it has made FASTags mandatory from February 15 midnight and any vehicle not fitted with it will be charged double the toll at electronic toll plazas across the country page 10 WITH THIS ISSUE THE ESSENTIAL CAMPUS DIGEST YOUR LIFE COACH 28 PAGES, INCLUDING 16 OF edex (TABLOID)
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