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Tag: Tdp

Former Andhra Speaker Commits Suicide, TDP Blames YSRCP

Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao on Monday committed suicide at his residence here, triggering allegations by the TDP that harassment by the YSRCP government drove him to end his life. Preliminary autopsy report confirmed that the senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former minister hanged himself. Rao took his life […]

Chandrababu will go to jail for corruption: BJP

Vijayawada: Sunil Deodhar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Secretary and co-incharge of Andhra Pradesh, here on Sunday said former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu would go to jail for corruption in two years. Alleging large-scale corruption during the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) rule, he said Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy should send files to […]

Chandrababu Naidu gets house demolition notice

Amaravati: Authorities in Andhra Pradesh are likely to demolish the house of former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here within a week as they served a notice on Friday for illegal construction even as the opposition TDP dubbed it as “vendetta”. A day after completing the demolition of ‘Praja Vedika’, a government building adjacent to […]

Demolition of building built by Naidu in Amaravati underway

Amaravati: Authorities in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday night began demolition of a building adjacent to former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s residence on the banks of the Krishna river here. Hours after Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s first-ever meeting with district collectors and superintendents of police concluded at ‘Praja Vedika’ and called it an […]

Jagan revokes orders barring CBI from operating in Andhra

Amaravati: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can now operate in Andhra Pradesh as the new state government of Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday revoked the order issued by the previous TDP government, barring the CBI from conducting raids in the state without its permission. The YSR Congress Party government issued the new orders, […]

Jagan records highest victory margin in Andhra polls

Amaravati: YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is all set to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh next week, was elected to the state Assembly with the highest margin of over 90,000 votes while Malladi Vishnu of his party won the election with lowest margin of 25 votes. […]

Pawar in contact with BJD, TRS, others ahead of LS results

New Delhi: Efforts for Opposition unity have again intensified ahead of the Lok Sabha election results on Thursday as NCP chief Sharad Pawar is in touch with several parties, including the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), and the YSR Congress. “He is getting calls from leaders of all parties,” a Nationalist Congress […]

21 Opposition parties to meet in Delhi on Tuesday

New Delhi: Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a non-NDA alliance. The meeting of the 21 opposition parties will be held at the Constitution Club here at 1.30 p.m., Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sources […]

Exit polls failed to catch people's pulse: TDP chief Naidu

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said time and again exit polls have failed to catch the pulse of the people. “Exit polls have proved to be incorrect and far from ground reality in many instances,” the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief tweeted after a majority of exit polls favoured the […]

Andhra CM blames BJP for violence in Kolkata

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday strongly condemned the violence “perpetrated” by the BJP in Kolkata on Tuesday. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief alleged that after desperately trying to destabilise the West Bengal government through the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax Department, the BJP was […]

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Andhra minister quits 6 months after taking oath

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh’s youngest minister Kidari Sravan Kumar resigned from the cabinet on Thursday, a day before the expiry of six-month period during which he was supposed to get elected to either house of the state legislature. The Minister for Health and Tribal Welfare submitted his resignation at Chief Minister’s office. The 28-year-old, who was […]

Over 60% polling recorded in Telangana

Hyderabad: Over 60 per cent polling was recorded in all the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana till 5 p.m., officials said. According to Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar, 60.57 per cent turnout was recorded in all the constituencies, barring Nizamabad, where polling ends at 6 p.m. According to figures available till 5 p.m., Medak […]

TDP not to contest Lok Sabha polls in Telangana

Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will not contest Lok Sabha elections in Telangana, party sources said on Sunday. With several top leaders defecting to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and remaining leaders not keen to contest the polls, the TDP’s Telangana unit is understood to have decided not to field candidates for next […]

Grand Alliance possible among some parties before polls: Naidu

New Delhi: There may be a Grand Alliance at the national level even before the Lok Sabha elections between parties like the Congress, TMC, AAP and TDP, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said here on Tuesday. He also said that other secular parties would join the alliance after the elections because of some […]

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Modi slams Naidu, says he has failed to use Central funds

Guntur (AP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday launched a scathing attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu, saying he has made a “U-turn” on promises of development to the state and only trying to replicate NDA government’s schemes “Our government gave to Andhra Pradesh much more than what was mentioned in […]

Congress to contest elections alone in Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada: Congress party in Andhra Pradesh has decided to go alone in the ensuing simultaneous elections to the State Assembly and Lok Sabha. Party’s central leader Oommen Chandy, who is incharge of party affairs in Andhra Pradesh, on Wednesday said Congress had decided to contest all 175 Assembly and all 25 Lok Sabha seats. The […]

Elections 2019: TDP to field candidates in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will field candidates during the upcoming 2019 general Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in Odisha, in-charge of the state party unit Rajesh Putra informed. According to Putra, TDP will field candidates in 52 Assembly constituencies and five Lok Sabha seats most of which lie in the six southern districts […]

Naidu meets Stalin, wants opposition parties to sink differences

Chennai: Continuing his efforts to forge a grand alliance against the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met DMK President M.K. Stalin and urged opposition parties to sink their differences in the interest of the nation and democracy. “We are all together in bringing parties on […]

Uniting opposition to save democracy, nation: Naidu

Bengaluru: TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday termed his joining hands with other party leaders an attempt to save the nation and democracy, and accused the BJP-led Central government of “destroying” institutions like the CBI and the RBI. Speaking to reporters after meeting Janata Dal (Secular) supremo and former […]

Andhra MLA, ex-leader shot dead by Maoists

Visakhapatnam: Maoists today shot dead a ruling TDP MLA and a former party leader in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident occurred near Thutangi village, about 125 km from coastal city of Visakhapatnam. K. Sarveswara Rao, belonging to Telugu Desam Party (TDP), was representing Araku constituency in the Andhra Pradesh state Assembly. The […]

I am the superstar: Balakrishna

Vijayawada: Popular actor and TDP legislator N. Balakrishna on Saturday said he would not like to make Pawan Kalyan a hero by reacting to his allegations and declared that he is the ‘superstar’. “I don’t want to make somebody a hero by reacting. I am the superstar,” said Balakrishna when his reaction was sought by […]

TDP exits NDA, decides to move no-trust motion

New Delhi/Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh’s ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday decided to pull out of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and move a no-confidence motion against the government over its refusal to grant special category status to the state, party leaders said. TDP Rajya Sabha MP YS Chowdary said, “Yes our party (TDP) […]

TDP lawmakers apologise for misbehaving with official
TDP lawmakers apologise for misbehaving with official

Vijayawada: TDP MP Kesineni Nani and MLA Bonda Uma on Sunday apologised to Andhra Pradesh State Transport Commissioner N. Bala Subramanyam for allegedly misbehaving with him. This followed a threat by Transport Department employees to go on pen-down strike from Monday and the subsequent intervention by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP […]

TDP to extend its footprints in Odisha

Berhampur: The ruling party in Andhra Pradesh, Telgu Desam Party (TDP) will enter Odisha to fulfill its ambition of becoming a national party. Addressing the Vikas Utsav rally in here today, TDP leader and Union minister Ashok Gajapati Raju clarified that the party will extend its footprints in Odisha which would help achieve national party […]

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TDP eyeing south Odisha to fulfill ‘national party' ambitions

Bhubaneswar: The Telgu Desam Party (TDP), which rules Andhra Pradesh, is preparing a blueprint to target Telugu voters in Odisha to strengthen its organization in neighbouring Odisha as part of its efforts to extend its footprint beyond Andhra and fulfill its ambition of becoming a national party. With the focus on the 2019 general elections, […]