NT Rama Rao

  • 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...
  • Telugu cinema legend Akkineni Nageshwara Rao dies aged 91 22-01-2014 07:59 AM

    Hyderabad: Legendary Telugu film actor and Dada Saheb Phalke Awardee Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, passed away early on Wednesday morning. ANR, as he is fondly called, was suffering from cancer. His condition worsened at around 2.10 am on Wednesday following which he was taken to Care hospital, where he breathed his...
  • Veteran Telugu movie actress Anjali Devi passes away 14-01-2014 12:25 PM

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu actress Anjali Devi, a contemporary of legendary N T Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao who acted in about 500 films, passed away in Chennai today afternoon after a cardiac arrest. She was 86. Devi was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai after she had complained...
  • Chouhan demands Bharat Ratna for Dhyanchand, Chandrababu for NTR 18-11-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Politics is being played over the Bharat Ratna now. After master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and scientist Professor CNR Rao were awarded the Bharat Ratna, various political parties are demanding that their leaders too should get the same. The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded the honour for former Prime...
  • TDP chief Naidu non-commital on Modi's overture 13-08-2013 02:23 PM

    Hyderabad: Days after Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP campaign committee chief Narendra Modi called former Andhra Pradesh chief minister NT Rama Rao a great leader who wanted a non-Congress government at the Centre, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu remains non-committal on his overture. When asked about Modi's praise for NTR, Naidu...
  • Telangana march: Congress should no more delay the decision, says KTR 14-06-2013 09:35 AM

    As pro-Telangana groups gear to march to the Assembly in Hyderabad demanding a separate statehood for Telangana, Telangana Rashtra Samithi MLA KT Rama Rao says that the Congress should no more delay its decision on the issue. "The Congress has delayed by 3 and a half years already, their comittment...
  • Veteran actor NTR statue unveiled in the Parliament today 07-05-2013 05:25 PM

    The legendary actor and former Chief minister of Telugu Desum Party Dr NT Rama Rao's statue has been unveiled at the Parliament today. The event was a conglomeration of politicians, family members and celebrities from the Southern film industry who participated at the event. Meera Kumar, speaker of Lok Sabha...
  • Amitabh Bachchan receives NTR National Film Award 12-04-2013 04:44 PM

    Hyderabad: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan was presented with N T Rama Rao National Film Award set up by the Andhra Pradesh government. "I have no words to express my extreme gratitude for this very very warm welcome....I feel very honoured and very humbled to receive this recognition from Andhra Pradesh...
  • AP: NTR's widow evicted from house 02-12-2011 06:34 PM

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party founder president N T Rama Rao's widow Lakshmi Parvathi was on Friday evicted from the house she was living in since the former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's death 15 years ago. Armed with court orders and the help of police, NTR's son T Ramakrishna evicted her...
  • Andhra assembly session kicks off on stormy note 01-12-2011 10:42 AM

    Hyderabad: The winter session of the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly began on a stormy note on Thursday with the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) stalling the proceedings, forcing the speaker to adjourn the house. It was trouble right from the word go as TDP members rushed to the speaker's podium...
  • Inclined to contest AP polls: Nandamuri 11-09-2011 05:02 PM

    Anantapur: Telugu actor Nandamuri Balakrishna, son of former chief minister late NT Rama Rao, on Sunday announced his inclination to contest the next Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. The actor, who today participated in a Tollywood cricket match held for charity, told reporters that he would take a plunge into active...
  • TDP workers protest against Rakta Charitra 23-10-2010 02:03 PM

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party workers wrecked cinema halls, resorted to violent protests and stalled the screening of Ram Gopal Varma’s "Rakta Charitra" alleging that the film shows TDP founder NT Rama Rao in poor light. Shatrughan Sinha plays the role of NTR in the film. The protests have forced the...
  • Protests by TDP, BJP mark Sonia's AP visit 14-03-2008 04:59 PM

    London: Rupert Murdoch's News International hailed the guilty verdicts in the cricket spot-fixing case on Tuesday and paid tribute to an investigative reporter dubbed the "fake sheikh" who helped expose the scandal. Mazher Mahmood's story in August last year in the now-defunct News of the World tabloid led to the...
  • TDP, Cong in tug-of-war over naming of Hyd airport 13-03-2008 04:09 PM

    Kolkata: The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI)'s working committee will meet here on Saturday, apparently to discuss issues related to the Indian Premier League and the India-England series. However, according to a Cricket Association Bengal (CAB) official, there is no cricketing agenda up for discussion. "Unless a working committee member raises...