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The YSR Congress Party an acronym for Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party which literally means Youth, Labour and Farmers Congress Party, is an Indian regional political party in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It was founded by Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the son of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy. They were members of the Indian National Congress until 2011, Later he decided to split from Congress. He was also elected as national party president by his members.


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YSRCP MP Midhun Reddy seeks fiscal stimulus for Andhra Pradesh

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TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu taken into preventive custody at Visakhapatnam airport amid protests by YSRC

Telugu 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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New political alliance takes shape in Andhra Pradesh; BJP, Jana Sena announce tie-up

This political realignment brings back both BJP and Jana Sena in reckoning while the ruling YSR Congress Party and the TDP remain the main political forces in Andhra Pradesh.
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Andhra Pradesh in 2019: Power to Jagan Mohan Reddy, Amaravati conundrum mark this year

Riding on a huge anti-incumbency wave, the YSRCP bagged 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly and won 22 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats, decimating the opposition. The TDP could win just 23 Assembly and..
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Andhra Govt constitutes high power committee to examine three capitals issue

The YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh has constituted a high power committee to study the three capitals issue and submit its report in three weeks.
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Rajya Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, completing the legislative procedure for giving Indian citizenship to non-Muslim migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh...
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Citizenship Amendment Bill faces Rajya Sabha test: How the numbers stack up

In the Upper House, NDA has 94 members and it will have to garner the support of at least 121 members to get the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed. AIADMK, JD(U) and Akali Dal have 11, 6 and 3..
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LS passes citizenship bill 311-80 at midnight, Shah says ‘NRC is coming’

The stage is now set for a clash in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are closer even as NDA seems to have requisite support with the backing of BJD, AIADMK, TDP and YSR-CP. The government’s cause could..
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‘Confident’ govt to table CAB in Rajya Sabha next week

The NDA is confident of getting adequate support for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, with alliance partners like Janata Dal (United) and some ‘neutral’ regional parties like YSR..
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Jagan Mohan Reddy changes Telugu-Urdu medium schools to English medium, remains firm in face of protests

Last week, the YSR Congress government had issued an order for converting all Telugu- and Urdu-medium government schools into English-medium institutions. Aimed at “strengthening” government..
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Andhra Pradesh govt puts N Chandrababu Naidu under house arrest

Hours after being put under house arrest, Naidu accused the YSR Congress-led state government of violating human rights with "cowardly" acts
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Govt can't stop our leaders from joining Chalo Atmakur rally through arrests, says TDP chief Naidu

The 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..
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Chandrababu Naidu, son Nara Lokesh put under house arrest ahead of 'chalo atmakur' rally against YSR Congress

The former Andhra Pradesh chief minister following the house arrest sat on a hunger strike to protest against the said move.
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Chandrababu Naidu accuses Jagan Mohan Reddy government of conspiring to shift capital; YSRCP rejects charge

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi masterstroke floors many in Opposition

Cong whip in RS resigns over party stand * BSP, AAP, TDP turn surprise supporters * AIADMK, BJD, YSRCP & ally Sena hail govt's big move
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Regional parties' support ensures smooth adoption of resolution on Article 370, J&K bifurcation bill

With the opposition in disarray, the support of regional parties on Monday aided the smooth adoption of two resolutions for scrapping Article 370 in J&K and passage of a bill to reorganise the state..
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BJD, TRS, YSRCP's help gets RTI bill through Rajya Sabha

The Modi government beat its Rajya Sabha "jinx" on Thursday with the RTI (Amendment) Bill being passed without a division after an anticipated test of numbers petered out with the opposition choosing..
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MPs from BJP, BJD, YSRCP give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha

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World Bank says it 'dropped' Amaravati project due to Centre withdrawing finance request

The 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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Govt saved the blushes as YSRC MP who tabled pvt bill in Rajya Sabha walks out

Though Reddy recorded his disappointment saying that the government was not cooperating and “the rules of the House are not being followed” to justify his walking out, it actually came as a big..
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Sonia proposes Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as PAC Head; Rahul Gandhi to sit in 2nd row of Lok Sabha

Along with Trinamool and YSRCP floor leaders, SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav and NC leader Farooq Abdullah may also get front row seats.
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YSR Congress rejects BJP's offer of Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker post, wants special status for Andhra first

YSR Congress is the fourth largest party in the 17th Lok Sabha with 22 members.
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Special status for Andhra: YSR Congress unlikely to accept Lok Sabha deputy speaker's post

The YSR Congress Party is unlikely to accept the post of deputy speaker of Lok Sabha as it does not want to be seen aligned with the BJP-led ruling NDA until the Narendra Modi government fulfil its..
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Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's uncle to helm Tirupati board

The state's special Chief Secretary Manmohan Singh issued the government order, appointing Reddy, who is also YSRCP's general secretary, as chairman of the TTD board.
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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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Om Birla — From grassroots politician to Lok Sabha Speaker

A surprise pick by the ruling BJP-led NDA, Birla's name was proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself for the post, sources said. The 56-year-old leader is considered to be close to both Modi..
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Om Birla set to be next speaker: YSRCP, BJD among parties supporting his candidature

A notice has been given to the Lok Sabha Secretariat by the BJP proposing Birla for the post and bringing a motion for his election.
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10 parties extend support to Om Birla's candidature for Lok Sabha speaker: Prahlad Joshi

"BJD, Shiv Sena, Akali Dal, National People's Party, Mizo National Front, Lok Janshakti Party, YSRCP, JDU, AIADMK and Apna Dal have given the notice to support Birla's candidature for the post of Lok..
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CM becomes Common Man: Chandrababu Naidu denied VIP privileges at Vijayawada airport, gets frisked

TDP leaders have objected to the incident, calling it a "witchhunt by BJP and YSR Congress Party".
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Jagan Reddy goes on scheme renaming spree in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra 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..
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BJP offers Lok Sabha deputy speaker post to Jagan, he asks for time

BJP is said to have offered the post of deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha to the YSRCP. The YSRCP leadership, is however, silent on the offer. Sources said party chief and Andhra CM Jaganmohan Reddy has..
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5 DyCMs, Dalit woman as Home Minister: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's on a roll

The YSRCP leader was welcomed by the employees of various departments in the Secretariat who stood in queues and welcomed him with garlands and bouquets.
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25 ministers inducted into Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan's 'socially inclusive' Cabinet

On Saturday, YSR Congress inducted 25 new ministers in YS Jaganmohan's Council of Ministers in Andhra Pradesh and called it a 'socially-inclusive Cabinet'
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Unprecedented: Jagan Mohan Reddy to have 5 deputy CMs

Jagan made the announcement about having five deputy CMs in his 25-member cabinet while addressing the newly elected legislators of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) at his residence on Friday morning. The..
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Will try to serve Andhra Pradesh better than my father: Jagan Mohan Reddy

"During the 2014 elections, 67 MLAs won on the YSRCP ticket. TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu purchased 23 of them in the past five years. Similarly, he bought three of our nine YSRCP MPs," he said
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