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  • 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...
  • Congress has run out of ideas to tackle Modi: BJP 12-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Congress had run out of the ideas to counter BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Naredra Modi on issues of policy and development, and instead had started making personal attacks, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said in Hyderabad on Saturday. "It (Modi's marriage) is a personal matter. Congress failed to compete...
  • 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,...
  • Congress failed miserably in running a coalition government: Venkaiah 07-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Jamshedpur: Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress has miserably failed to run a coalition government and its partners have left the alliance one after another. "Congress-led UPA had 14 to 15 allies but all of them including SP, BSP and Left parties left them one after another,"...
  • Cong failed miserably in running a coalition government, says Venkaiah Naidu 07-04-2014 07:54 AM

    Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said Congress has miserably failed to run a coalition government and its partners have left the alliance one after another. "Congress-led UPA had 14 to 15 allies but all of them including SP, BSP and Left parties left them one after another," Naidu...
  • Sonia's move to seek Shahi Imam's support will boomerang: Venkaiah 06-04-2014 05:27 PM

    BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Congress chief Sonia Gandhi had called on the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari as she was "frustrated" with the lectoral scenario and predicted her venture would "boomerang". "She is frustrated with the emerging poll scenario. So she called...
  • Won't need post-poll support, including that of TMC: BJP 06-04-2014 03:42 PM

    Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday claimed that the party would get over 250 seats in the Lok Sabha elections and would not need any post-poll support, including that of the Trinamool Congress. "There is no question of seeking post-poll support. I don't think there will be any need...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Congress has become untouchable: Venkaiah Naidu 24-03-2014 08:09 PM

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu said in Ranchi onMonday that the Congress has become untouchable in the country. "Congress has become untouchable. Only two parties -- Muslim League and National Conference -- are with them. Parties are joining hands with the BJP. The BJP and its alliance...
  • BJP is not sidelining senior leaders, says Venkaiah Naidu 23-03-2014 02:44 PM

    With veteran party leaders unhappy over denial of ticket for Lok Sabha polls, BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday stressed there were no differences in the party and no question of sidelining any senior leader. "There are no differences within the BJP. Party is united. There is no question...
  • 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...
  • Advani is free to contest from Gandhinagar or Bhopal: Rajnath Singh 20-03-2014 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: Amid reports of differences within the Bharatiya Janata Party over LK Advani's candidature from Gandhinagar even though he wanted Bhopal, party President Rajnath Singh has now downplayed the rift saying the 86-year-old leader is free to contest from any of the two seats. "Advani is free to chose...
  • No crisis in BJP, all doubts will be clear soon: Venkaiah Naidu 20-03-2014 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party over Lok Sabha tickets, party leader Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is no crisis. Rubbishing reports of a rift, Naidu said that all doubts will be clear by Thursday evening. "There is no crisis, who told you Advani...
  • Indian women blank Bangladesh by seven wickets to win T20 series 3-0 13-03-2014 05:51 PM

    Cox's Bazar: Indian women easily defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by seven wickets in the third T20 International completing a 3-0 rout to gain enough confidence going into the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament which will start in few days time. Opting to bat, Bangladesh could manage only 81 for eight...
  • AAP not a rival; trying to attract 'cheap publicity': BJP 07-03-2014 09:57 PM

    Hitting back at Aam Aadmi Party after its leader Arvind Kejriwal attacked Narendra Modi for not meeting him, BJP on Friday dubbed it as an attempt to get "cheap publicity". Briefing reporters at a press conference in New Delhi, senior BJP leader Venkiah Naidu said AAP was not their rival...
  • President rule in Andhra a sad commentary on Congress functioning: Venkaiah Naidu 04-03-2014 03:49 PM

    The imposition of President's rule in Andhra Pradesh is a sad commentary on the functioning of Congress, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu alleged in Hyderabad on Tuesday. "It is a sad commentary on the functioning of the Congress party. That's why I called it 'Tughlak (Mohammad Bin) rule'. They...
  • 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...
  • Third Front a 'parking slot', says Venkaiah Naidu 26-02-2014 03:39 PM

    Stating that the Third Front has no policy or commitment, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday termed the 'alternative' combination of parties as a "parking slot." "The Third Front is only a parking slot. It has no policy and commitment. All the leaders from Third Front have an...
  • 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....