Telugu Desam Party
Political party in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
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The Telugu Desam Party, is a regional Indian political party active in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The party was founded by N. T. Rama Rao on 29 March 1982. Since 1995 the party is headed by N. Chandrababu Naidu, former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The party's headquarters is located at NTR Bhavan in Hyderabad.
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TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu taken into preventive custody at Visakhapatnam airport amid protests by YSRCTelugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu was on Thursday taken into preventive custody at the airport here for his 'safety' as the ruling YSR Congress workers staged a protest opposing his..
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Nara Lokesh, other top TDP leaders join bike rally in support of protesting Amaravati farmersTDP General Secretary Nara Lokesh was among the TDP leaders who were part of the bike rally.
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House arrest saga: After TDP chief Chandra Babu Naidu, TDP President from Krishna district put under house arrestThis development comes after former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh were put under house arrest, hours before a proposed 'Chalo Atmakur' rally in Guntur district of the state.
Govt can't stop our leaders from joining Chalo Atmakur rally through arrests, says TDP chief NaiduThe state's YSRCP government cannot prevent our leaders from joining 'Chalo Atmakur' rally through arrests, said former chief minister and TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu, who was put under..
'Cannot control us by arresting': Chandrababu Naidu slams Jagan Reddy govt in Andhra PradeshSeveral TDP leaders were put under house arrest by the police on Wednesday morning as preventive measure restraining them from participating in "Chalo Atmakur" rally.
Telangana: Around 60 prominent TDP leaders, thousands of party workers join BJP"It is a very, very good sign as far as the Telangana unit is concerned...," said Lanka Dinakar, who himself shifted from TDP to BJP in June earlier this year.
Senior TDP leader Motkupalli Narsimhulu set to join BJPNarasimhulu will join the ruling brigade in presence of party president Amit Shah and working president JP Nadda in the national capital.
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Three TDP MLAs suspended from AP assembly for obstructing proceedingsThe three, K Atchannaidu, Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary and Nimmala Ramanaidu, who are deputy leaders of TDP in the assembly, have been suspended from the House for the rest of the Budget session.
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BJP woos rival members to boost its Rajya Sabha numbersThe BJP is in an overdrive to get the better of opposition in the Rajya Sabha, winning over members of rival parties to boost its numbers in the Upper House. Four of the 6 TDP MPs in Rajya Sabha..
World Bank says it 'dropped' Amaravati project due to Centre withdrawing finance requestThe World Bank has said it 'dropped' the $300-million loan proposal for the Amaravati development project as the central government withdrew the financing request, triggering a blame game between the..
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Andhra CM Jaganmohan Reddy orders legal action against Chandrababu Naidu over 'graft' in power purchase pactsAndhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday ordered a probe into alleged corruption in power purchase agreements signed during the previous TDP rule and initiation of legal action..
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TDP's Galla comes down heavily on BJP, says it is breaking partyFour of the six TDP members in the Rajya Sabha recently joined the BJP and sought merger of the TDP Legislature Party with the saffron party.
BJP now looking at defections of TDP MLAs in AndhraThis comes amidst media reports that many of the TDP leaders, mainly those who were raided by the central regulatory agencies such as ED, CBI and income tax for alleged irregularities.
4 TDP Rajya Sabha members joining BJP 'immoral & undemoractic'The Telugu Desam Party Saturday asserted that four of its Rajya Sabha members joining the BJP clearly amounted to defection and called it "immoral and undemocratic". The YSR Congress, on the other..
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BJP now looks to woo more netas from TDP
TDP lawmakers meet VP Venkaiah Naidu, seek disqualification of defectorsThey handed over a letter to Naidu claiming the defectors' merger with the BJP was illegal.
Everything is fair in BJP brand of politics: Mayawati takes dig at TDP MPs defection"Yesterday when the President was giving assurances to the country on the behalf of the government, the BJP on the same day engineered defection of four TDP MPs," she tweeted.
Telugu Desam Party Rajya Sabha members join BJPFour MPs backing saffron party will boost its strength in Upper House; Telugu Desam Party strength reduced to just two
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As four RS MPs defect to BJP, Chandrababu Naidu puts up brave face, says 'crises not new to TDP'As four of his party Rajya Sabha MPs joined the BJP, Telugu Desam Party President N Chandrababu Naidu Thursday said such crises were not new to the party even as the state unit of the saffron party..
4 TDP Rajya Sabha members join BJP, Chandrababu Naidu says 'don't be nervous'Four of the six Telugu Desam Party members of Rajya Sabha Thursday joined the BJP and sought merger of the TDP Legislature Party with the saffron party.
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Stalin, Naidu, Mamata, KCR to skip all-party meet convened by PM todayDMK president MK Stalin, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will not attend the meeting of political leaders..
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Jagan Reddy goes on scheme renaming spree in Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday reviewed and renamed various schemes and policies of the previous government led by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Reddy-led YSRCP government renamed..
KCR-Owaisi ties, YSR-Naidu tiff give BJP room to growIn Andhra Pradesh, the BJP is looking at luring top leaders of the Telugu Desam Party.
Jaganmohan Reddy announces 'Rytu Bharosa', discards TDP's farmer schemeScrapping the previous TDP government's "Annadata Sukhibhava" scheme which promised to provide Rs 10,000 to farmers, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday announced a new scheme..