Telugu Desam Party

  • BJP saves alliance with TDP, to contest in 4 LS seats 18-04-2014 10:40 PM

    Hyderabad: Saving themselves from a last minute embarrassment, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party on Friday ironed out differences ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Seemandhra, after a 4 hour meeting at Chandrababu Naidu's residence in Hyderabad. The BJP will be contesting in 13 Assembly...
  • Chandrababu Naidu's last bid to power hits roadblock 18-04-2014 11:43 AM

    Hyderabad: The 63-year-old Nara Chandrababu Naidu is a worried man. The man who ruled undivided Andhra Pradesh for 9 years and wielded enormous clout at the national level is now battling infighting and trying to save his party. Naidu has been out of power for the past 10 years. He...
  • BJP makes last ditch efforts to save alliance with TDP in Andhra 18-04-2014 07:59 AM

    Hyderabad: Half way through the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now finding itself alone in the crucial state of Andhra Pradesh, where polling will be held on April 30 and May 7. The recently forged TDP-BJP alliance in the Seemandhra region is under severe strain over choice...
  • LS polls: YSR Congress promises 'golden era' in Seemandhra, Telangana 13-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Promising to bring back the 'golden era' of late YSR Reddy in Seemandhra and Telangana, the YSR Congress on Sunday released its separate election manifestos for the two states. The party promised that if voted to power, it would launch a new scheme called "Aamma Badi' under which Rs...
  • LS polls: Telangana region all set to witness triangular contests 07-04-2014 04:53 PM

    Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way. Having ruled out merger or even an electoral alliance with the Congress,...
  • 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,...
  • BJP's 24-hour deadline to TDP on sealing AP alliance deal ends today 31-03-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party 24-hour deadline to the Telugu Desam Party over sharing of seats in Andhra Pradesh ends on Monday. Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu had on Sunday indicated that the BJP will go alone in the polls if the TDP fails to spell out its stand within...
  • AP: Three more Congress leaders join TDP 10-03-2014 10:02 PM

    Exodus of Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party continued with two MLAs and a former legislator joining the main opposition party of Andhra Pradesh on Monday. Senior Congress MLA and former Minister Silpa Mohan Reddy, MLA Labbi Venkataswamy and ex-MLA Challa Ramakrishna Reddy, all hailing from Kurnool district, joined TDP....
  • 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...
  • Poll pact with BJP uncertain post Telangana Bill nod: TDP 21-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Seething over BJP's support to the Telangana Bill in Parliament, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has indicated its reluctance about going in for an alliance with the national party in the upcoming general elections. Although the regional party had made no official announcement about entering into an alliance with BJP, the...
  • Union Minister Chiranjeevi defies Congress to oppose Telangana in RS 20-02-2014 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Tourism Chiranjeevi defied the party line to oppose Telangana and also hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that is a sad period for Andhra Pradesh. Claiming that Congress alone cannot be blamed for the Telangana issue, Chiranjeevi said even the NDA promised...
  • Telangana: Bandh enters second day today; Chiranjeevi resigns 07-12-2013 08:11 AM

    Hyderabad: Protests in Andhra Pradesh against the Telangana decision entered the second day on Saturday. YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party have called a bandh to protest the bill cleared by the Union Cabinet for the creation of Telangana. Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi has also resigned from his post in protest...
  • Sonia playing with the lives of Telugu people, says Jaganmohan 26-10-2013 06:39 PM

    Lashing out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for "playing with the lives of Telugu people" and "murdering democracy in broad daylight", YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy,on Saturday, called on Telugu people to give 30 Lok Sabha seats to his party in general elections, so as to stop the division...
  • Chandrababu undergoes treatment for jaundice at Hyderabad hospital 14-10-2013 07:39 PM

    Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu, who undertook a six-day hunger strike against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in New Delhi recently, is undergoing treatment at a local hospital here for jaundice. Chandrababu was admitted to the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology Sunday night on his return from the national capital....
  • Chandrababu Naidu forcibly given IV fluids at RML Hospital 12-10-2013 05:46 PM

    Fasting Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu was, on Saturday, forcibly administered intravenous fluids, after his health deteriorated on the sixth day of indefinite fast against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. "We were forced to give intravenous drip around 3.00 PM to avoid further deterioration of his health. He...
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  • After Jagan, Chandrababu Naidu begins fast against AP bifurcation 07-10-2013 09:27 AM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu has begun his indefinite fast in the national capital against Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation. He has also alleged 'political match-fixing' between some political parties of Andhra Pradesh and the Congress. "It is political match fixing. The Congress party did not follow any procedure....
  • Andhra Pradesh BJP not keen on a re-alliance with TDP? 30-09-2013 04:37 PM

    Hyderabad: The much speculated Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) re-alliance seems to have hit a road block. The TDP, whose political fortunes are fast dwindling, is cosying up to its one time friend the BJP. The embattled TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu even met the...
  • TJAC organises massive public meet to demands early Telangana 29-09-2013 08:34 PM

    Thousands of people attended a massive public meeting on Sunday to demand the central government to speed up the process for formation of separate Telangana state. The meeting organised by Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) at Nizam College Grounds in the heart of the city urged the central government to...
  • Congress firm on Telangana decision: Digvijaya Singh 26-09-2013 07:58 PM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad:Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh Thursday said the party leadership was firm on its decision to carve out separate Telangana and made it clear that there would be no going back. He told reporters in the national capital that the concerns raised by people of Seemandhra (Rayalaseema and coastal...
  • Naidu hints at TDP, BJP tie-up, says Congress is our first enemy 22-09-2013 12:27 PM

    Ahead of the 2014 general elections, there could be a tie up between the Telugu Desam Party and the BJP. TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu met BJP President Rajnath Singh in Delhi on Saturday. Last month, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had reached out to Naidu during his rally in...
  • Nine Andhra MPs suspended from Lok Sabha 02-09-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday suspended nine members from Andhra Pradesh from the house for five days for causing unending disruption over the decision to create a separate Telangana state. The speaker named the nine MPs - four from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and five from...
  • Opposition leader in AP Council quits over Telangana 30-08-2013 12:52 PM

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party politburo member and Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, on Friday tendered resignation from his post, protesting against "the manner" in which Congress proposed to bifurcate the state. Yanamala, who previously served as Speaker of AP Legislative Assembly, faxed his resignation as...
  • Congress chief seeks revocation of suspension of 12 MPs from LS 24-08-2013 07:55 PM

    Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee president Botsa Satyanarayana on Saturday requested Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath to revoke suspension of 12 Lok Sabha members from Andhra-Rayalaseema regions forthwith. The MPs -- eight of Congress and four of Telugu Desam Party -- were on Friday suspended from Lok Sabha for five...
  • TDP wins bypoll in Andhra Pradesh 24-08-2013 01:22 PM

    Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday comfortably won the by-election from Avanigadda Assembly seat in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. The main Opposition party's Ambati Srihari Prasad defeated his nearest rival Saikam Rajasekhar, an Independent, by a huge margin of 61,644 votes. Prasad secured 75,282 votes while Rajasekhar got 13,638...
  • Vijayamma continues hunger strike at Guntur hospital 24-08-2013 11:57 AM

    YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma, who was forcibly taken to hospital while on hunger strike by police in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh Saturday morning, continues to fast in hospital, said officials. Vijayamma, whose fast in protest against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh entered the sixth day Saturday, is...
  • TDP MP N Sivaprasad lashes himself with a hunter outside Parliament 23-08-2013 08:44 AM

    Telugu Desam Party MP N Sivaprasad, who is known for his antics, on Thursday lashed himself with a hunter outside Parliament to draw attention to "injustice" meted out to Seemandhra by the Congress by deciding to carve out separate Telangana state. Sivaprasad was holding a hunter in his hand in...
  • BJP keeps UPA guessing as Congress hopes to pass Food Bill in LS 20-08-2013 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: The United Progressive Alliance has been hopeful that its ambitious Food Security Bill will be passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday but the Bharatiya Janata Party has kept the Congress guessing over it. The government has agreed to some amendments to win over key allies and has...
  • Food Bill likely to be passed in LS; Delhi, Haryana set to unveil it 20-08-2013 08:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress is hopeful that the United Progressive Alliance's flagship scheme Food Security Bill will be passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The government has agreed to some amendments to win over key allies Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party. The government has already spoken to SP...
  • Modi kicks off BJP's south campaign, reaches out to TDP, Jaya 12-08-2013 08:12 AM

    Hyderabad: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's poll panel chief Narendra Modi kicked off party's southern campaign with a mega rally at LB stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday. Making a very significant political statement, Modi through his speech reached out to the Telegu Desam Party, asking for its help...