Chandrababu

  • 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...
  • BJP to contest 4 LS seats in Andhra in alliance with TDP 18-04-2014 03:38 PM

    Hyderabad: Amidst speculations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party may part ways, BJP 's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that alliance between the two parties was very much intact. Emerging from a long meeting with TDP leaders, Javadekar told reporters, "There is...
  • 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...
  • BJP, TDP try to salvage their broken alliance in Andhra 17-04-2014 07:13 PM

    Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Telugu Desam Party have started negotiations to keep the alliance intact in Andhra Pradesh. BJP in-charge for Andhra Pradesh Prakash Javadekar is holding talks with TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu. According to sources, the BJP is hopeful of finding an early solution. The TDP...
  • LS polls: Chandrababu Naidu, Jaganmohan Reddy file nominations 17-04-2014 04:33 PM

    TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu, YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother Y S Vijayamma were among the high-profile candidates who filed their nominations on Thursday for the Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. Naidu's son N Lokesh filed the nomination on behalf of...
  • 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...
  • Poll talks between TDP, BJP remain inconclusive 28-03-2014 09:28 PM

    Talks between TDP and BJP over forging an electoral alliance in Andhra Pradesh remained inconclusive even as the former offered 35 Assembly and seven Lok Sabha seats to the latter in Telangana region and ten and three seats in Seemandhra. For the first time, Telugu Desam Party supremo N Chandrababu...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • 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...