Chandrababu Naidu

  • NTR family feud spoils BJP-TDP alliance in Andhra Pradesh 17-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Hyderabad: The TDP - BJP alliance in Andhra Pradesh is on the rocks. The family feud of Telugu cinema legend and former chief minister N T Ramarao is the main reason for the near collapse of the alliance. Their family drama is once again being played out in Andhra Pradesh....
  • TDP pulls out of alliance with BJP in Seemandhra: Sources 16-04-2014 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party pulled out of the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Seemandhra, said sources on Wednesday. Sources added that the formal announcement in this regard is likely to be made on Thursday. Earlier this month, the BJP and the TDP had finalised their...
  • Only Narendra Modi can develop India: Chandrababu Naidu 15-04-2014 11:07 PM

    Rajahmundry (AP): Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu today said only BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi could bring about overall development in the country. "Modi would bring all-round development...He will develop the country as one of the greatest countries in world," Naidu said during a roadshow at Kethavaram in...
  • Modi to address joint rallies with Chandrababu in Telangana 15-04-2014 09:10 PM

    Hyderabad: BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi will address at least four public meetings along with N Chandrababu Naidu whose TDP is an alliance partner of NDA in Telangana region on April 22. Telangana goes to polls on April 30. Jana Sena founder and Telugu film star Pawan Kalyan will share...
  • Andhra: Chandrababu Naidu to re-contest from Kuppam Assembly seat 09-04-2014 04:37 PM

    TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu would seek re-election from his Kuppam seat of Chittoor district in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections. Naidu's name figures in the first list of TDP candidates for 7 Lok Sabha and 47 Assembly segments in Seemandhra. Simultaneous elections to 175 Assembly and 25 Lok...
  • TDP, BJP still ironing out differences over seat adjustments 08-04-2014 11:45 PM

    Hyderabad: Practically six working hours are left for nominations for April 30 elections in Telangana to close but alliance partners Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP are still ironing out their differences over certain seats each plans to contest, sources said on Tuesday. BJP is yet to announce its candidates...
  • Chandrababu Naidu: A desperate fight for survival in a divided state 07-04-2014 02:20 PM

    Hyderabad: 'Politics is a strange world and there are no permanent foes or friends' is an often repeated cliche. The latest to prove this cliched saying right is TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh is fighting a 'do or die' battle,...
  • TDP joins NDA, BJP to contest on 8 seats in Telangana, 5 in Seemandhra 06-04-2014 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: Following weeks of deliberations, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party have finalised their pre-poll alliance in Andhra Pradesh. The BJP will contest on eight seats in Telangana and five seats in Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh. Telangana has 17 Lok Sabha seats and Seemandhra has 25....
  • TDP, BJP workers protest over pre-poll alliance in Andhra 06-04-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: After weeks of deliberations, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party have finalised their pre-poll alliance. The TDP is likely to cede 8 Lok Sabha seats to the BJP in Telangana and 5-6 seats in Seemandhra. Both the parties are, however, facing internal resistance. TDP workers are...
  • TDP, BJP reach a broad understanding over seat-sharing 06-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: Ending days of acrimony, Telugu Desam Party and Bharatiya Janata Party were on Saturday night understood to have reached a broad agreement over an electoral alliance in Andhra Pradesh. However, an official announcement in this regard is yet to be made as BJP national spokesperson Prakash Javadekar is still...
  • TDP puts off announcement of first list of candidates 04-04-2014 11:44 PM

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party on Friday put off announcement of its first list of candidates for April 30 Lok Sabha elections in Telangana, after BJP promised to work out the seat-sharing arrangement by Saturday. TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu was supposed to announce the list at a press conference on...
  • LS polls: N Balakrishna plans to contest polls 01-04-2014 11:52 AM

    Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder NT Rama Rao's son and popular Telugu film actor N Balakrishna said he would take a decision on contesting the elections after consultation with party chief N Chandrababu Naidu. He told reporters at Visakhapatnam on Tuesday that he has not yet taken a decision whether...
  • BJP likely to seal alliance deal in AP today, reaches out to TRS 01-04-2014 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to take a final call on the party's alliances in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. The BJP had given Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desum Party an ultimatum, asking them to clear their stand on alliances. "TDP has been interested since the beginning for the...
  • TDP promises waiver of loans to farmers, self-help groups 31-03-2014 11:27 PM

    Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Monday promised waiver of loans to farmers and women's self-help groups in both Seemandhra and Telangana if it comes to power. TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who released his party manifesto for both the regions, said that TDP would ensure supply of free...
  • Former Andhra Pradesh minister Thota Narasimham joins TDP 21-03-2014 02:41 PM

    Hyderabad: Former minister Thota Narasimham on Friday joined the Telugu Desam Party walking out of the Congress in Andhra Pradesh. Thota, a Kapu leader from East Godavari district, joined the yellow brigade in the presence of TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. He is the sixth minister of the erstwhile Kiran...
  • Telangana and Seemandhra: The battle for power and its players 01-03-2014 05:30 PM

    "All the world's a stage and all men and women are mere players." When William Shakespeare wrote that cult poem, little did he know, centuries later, it'd be best suited to describe the political happenings in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Indian politics has never been low on drama and...
  • Only Chandrababu Naidu can develop Seemandhra, say ministers 27-02-2014 10:25 PM

    Andhra Pradesh ministers Ganta Srinivasa Rao, TG Venkatesh and Erasu Pratap Reddy, who are all set to join the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), on Thursday said that only TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu had the ability to develop the Seemandhra region "comprehensively". "Now that Andhra Pradesh has been bifurcated, we need...
  • LS elections: Telangana is the only poll issue in both states 24-02-2014 11:37 AM

    There are two clear winners and many losers in the run up to the battle for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The creation of Telangana is likely to boost the political prospects of two political parties - Telangana Rashra Samithi (TRS) in Telangana and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh....
  • TDP will come to power in both states: Naidu 22-02-2014 04:46 PM

    TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has exuded confidence that the party would come to power in both the states being formed with the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Claiming that both Telangana and Seemandhra (Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra) developed during Telugu Desam Party's rule, he said it was alone capable of...
  • Sonia responsible for chaos in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu 19-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Speaking exclusively to IBN18 Editor in Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that he preferred an "amicable solution" for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • Chandrababu Naidu appeals to Modi to keep Andhra Pradesh united 18-02-2014 01:22 PM

    In a last ditch effort, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday appealed to BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to "use his good office" to keep Andhra Pradesh united till an amicable solution is reached on the issue of creation of separate Telangana. "I met Modi. I requested him. They...
  • Chandrababu Naidu meets Mamata Banerjee to discuss federal front 10-02-2014 03:31 PM

    Telegu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday to discuss the formation of a federal front ahead of the Lok Sabha poll. "Discussions are on with different political parties on the formation of the federal front," Naidu told reporters after...
  • Telangana: Kiran Reddy keen to be a martyr for united AP 08-02-2014 08:25 PM

    Hyderabad: Even as the Cabinet has cleared the draft Telangana Bill, the fate of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy remains uncertain. Kiran Reddy has embarrassed his own party, the Congress, by going against it and agitating for a united Andhra and is now willing to quit the party....
  • Centre acting unilaterally on Telangana issue: TDP chief 07-02-2014 06:53 PM

    Hyderabad: The Congress leadership and Centre are going ahead unilaterally on the Telangana issue against all democratic principles, TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu alleged on Friday. "This issue is not a personal issue of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi. This issue concerns 9 crore Telugu people....
  • Telangana: TDP chief alleges Congress conspiracy, to meet Modi today 05-02-2014 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: As Parliament witnessed stormy scenes on the Telangana Bill on Day 1 of its Winter session, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu alleged a Congress conspiracy in Andhra Pradesh. "There is match-fixing between the Congress, Jagan Mohan Reddy (YSR Congress) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. The nation has to understand...
  • Telangana Bill: GoM to decide on amendments amid strong protest 04-02-2014 08:43 AM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) will meet on Tuesday to take a final call on the amendments in the Telangana Bill before sending the draft to the Cabinet. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy will be in Delhi to see that it is not done. Reddy, who...
  • Big decision on Telangana likely today, will Andhra CM quit in protest? 30-01-2014 09:01 AM

    Hyderabad: In what may be seen as a big day for Andhra Pradesh, the President's deadline to the state Assembly to return the draft Telangana Bill to him ends on Thursday. On Wednesday, Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy had requested a three-week extension of the deadline. However, sources in the...
  • Andhra poll tracker: YSRCP to get 11-19 seats, TDP 9-15, Congress 5-9 21-01-2014 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh has been a divided state ever since the decision of bifurcating it to create Telangana was announced. Even the voting pattern in Lok Sabha elections is likely to reveal that Telangana and Seemandhra regions will go in different directions. The YSR Congress Party of YS Jagan...
  • Vasundhara Raje to sworn-in as Rajasthan chief minister today 13-12-2013 09:15 AM

    Jaipur: Vasundhara Raje, who led the Bharatiya Janata Party to a historic win in Rajasthan, will on Friday be sworn-in as the Chief Minister in Jaipur. Raje will take the oath of office inside the premises of Assembly building at a ceremony which will be attended by BJP's prime ministerial...
  • Chandrababu Naidu to attend Vasundhara Raje's swearing-in on Friday 12-12-2013 06:12 PM

    In an indication that he is cozying up to the BJP, Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu will be visiting Jaipur on Friday to attend the swearing-in of Vasundhara Raje as Chief Minister of Rajasthan. The BJP extended an invitation to Chandrababu Naidu to attend the swearing-in ceremony, which...