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Govt passing bills 'hurriedly', 17 parties tell RS Chairman

New Delhi: Raising concern over the government “hurriedly” passing the bills without Parliamentary scrutiny, 17 opposition parties have, in a letter to the Rajya Sabha Chairman, said that it is a departure from the established practice and healthy traditions of enacting legislations. The members have stated that as many as 14 bills have already been […]

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 […]

'One nation, one election' meet starts, 8 parties skip

New Delhi: A meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his ‘one nation, one election’ proposal began here on Wednesday, with eight key opposition parties staying away. Besides the BJP, those attending the meeting included Akali Dal’s Sukhbir Singh Badal, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar, BJD President Naveen Patnaik, […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Andhra CM's son, 10 others sworn in as ministers

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday inducted his son Nara Lokesh and 10 others in the Cabinet while dropping five ministers. Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at a ceremony here. Three members of opposition YSR Congress party, who had crossed over to […]

Telangana ACB grills TDP leader in cash-for-vote scam

Hyderabad: Intensifying its probe in the cash-for-vote scam, Telangana’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday began questioning Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader V. Narender Reddy while another leader Sandra Venkata Veeraiah is yet to appear before the investigating agency. The ACB late on Tuesday had served notice on TDP legislator Sandra Venkata Veeraiah and another leader […]