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YSR Congress Party: Political party in India
The Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party is an Indian regional political party based in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Its president Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy serves as the state's chief minister. It is currently the fifth largest party in the Lok Sabha with 22 seats.

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Rajya Sabha witnesses repeated adjournments

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Criticism of government by media not seditious: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed coercive action against TV channels who were accused of sedition for airing YSRCP rebel MP Krishnam Raju’s critical views against Jagan Reddy govt’s handling of..
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SC grants bail to rebel YSRCP MP, says he was ill-treated in police custody


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SC orders Army med board to examine rebel YSRCP MP


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Andhra Pradesh civic elections: Jagan’s party wins 73 of 75 municipalities

Jaganmohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party on Sunday made a clean sweep of civic elections in Andhra Pradesh, winning all 11 municipal corporations and 73 of the 75 municipalities to which polls were held..
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ED court summons Jagan in land allotments case

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Anti-judiciary remarks: Andhra high court orders CBI probe

Expressing displeasure over the investigation by the state CID, the Andhra Pradesh high court on Monday directed the CBI to probe the alleged derogatory comments made by ruling YSR Congress leaders in..
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Buzz of YSRC joining NDA as Jagan set to meet Modi

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YSRC open to talks on joining NDA if special status to AP, other promises are fulfilled: Senior leader


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Andhra Pradesh molestation case: Chandrababu Naidu accuses police of bias towards YSRCP, cops tell him to check facts

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PM Modi expresses grief at YSRCP MP's death

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Ex-Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu alleges phone tapping; urges PM to order inquiry

Alleging that the ruling YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh was resorting to illegal tapping of phones to further its political gains, Telugu Desam party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday wrote to..
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N Chandrababu Naidu's son provides COVID-19 insurance cover to journalists

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NDA widens gap with Opposition in Rajya Sabha

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Andhra parents want English medium for kids in govt schools

The ruling YSRCP government has conducted a survey to find out how many parents of the school students want their wards to study in English medium.
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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

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