TDP

  • Split in Telangana TDP, 4 MLAs and 1 MLC set to join TRS October 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is facing a big threat to its very existence in the newly created state of Telangana. Four TDP MLAs and an MLC met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhara Rao and extended their support and willingness to join the party....
  • Andhra Pradesh: Will fulfil poll promises despite financial constraints, says CM Naidu October 5, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that all promises made by his party in the run-up to Assembly elections earlier this year will be fulfilled even though the state has a deficit budget of Rs 16,000 crore. "The newly-created residuary Andhra Pradesh has a deficit...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naiduled government completes 100 days September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu who completed 100 days in office on Tuesday said that he would "not celebrate" the occasion. "I am not celebrating (the first) 100 days in office. My only objective is to take the crisisridden state forward towards the path of development," he...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Telangana bypoll: Over 30% polling recorded for Medak Lok Sabha seat September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: 2:15 PM: Over 30 per cent polling recorded till noon. Voting has begun for bypoll in Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, necessitated by the resignation of Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrashekhar Rao after he became chief minister. The bypoll witnessed a spirited campaign with ruling TRS, main Opposition Congress...
  • Andhra Pradesh bypoll: Over 65 per cent voting in Medak & Nandigama September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Over 65 per cent polling was reported in the byeelections of the Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and the Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, as polling came to a close at 6 PM on Saturday. The exact polling percentage will be known only late in the night,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to agitate against failures of TDP government September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will highlight "failures" of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led Andhra Pradesh government in implementing its poll promises, especially loan waiver of farmers and women groups, through agitation programmes starting next month. "A decision to this effect was taken at a statelevel meeting chaired by YSR Congress president...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDPBJP and Congress slug it out to win Medak LS bypoll September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: A shrill campaign is on for the highstakes Medak Lok Sabha bypoll in Telangana, which has been necessitated after the resignation of Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of the ruling TRS, with the Congress and the Telugu Desam (TDP)BJP combine leaving no stone unturned to win the contest. The...
  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly adopts resolution on 33 pc reservation for backward classes September 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Saturday adopted a resolution requesting the Centre to provide 33.33 per cent reservation to backward classes (BCs) in the Parliament as well as the state legislatures. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the resolution in the House on the last day of the Budget...
  • AP: Turning Vijayawada into a world class city will be a big challenge for Naidu government September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced Vijayawada as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was made in the state Assembly amidst protests by opposition YSR Congress demanding a discussion over the issue. The centrally located Vijayawada region will be the capital for the newly...
  • Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city August 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government is staring at an uphill task of developing a capital city for the state with an expert committee suggesting that the main government and other institutions be distributed across three different regions instead of the capital being established at any particular place. Development of a capital city...
  • Telangana TDP leader Tummala Rao quits, may join TRS August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a setback to Telugu Desam in Telangana, senior leader and former Minister Tummala Nageswar Rao on Saturday resigned from the party amid speculation that he might join the ruling TRS. "I have resigned from TDP. I cannot tell reasons now. I am not well. I cannot speak much," he...
  • Telangana government calls for shutdown to undertake doortodoor survey August 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: The life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill as the government has called for a shutdown on Tuesday in order to undertake a doortodoor survey. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will...
  • CMs of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh hold talks to sort out differences August 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Putting aside their differences, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday met in presence of Governor ESL Narasimhan to sort out differences between the two states on various issues. Both the chief ministers told reporters after...
  • Will be Hitler or even worse, says Telangana CM; defends decision to hold residents' survey August 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a bizarre defense of the government's move to hold a daylong survey in Telangana, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sparked an uproar by saying that he would be like German dictator Adolf Hitler if the situation demanded. "If there is a problem and I have to become Hitler, I...
  • Budget session of Andhra Pradesh Assembly begins on Monday August 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Presentation of Budget, Telugu Desam Party government's white papers on different sectors, its proposed 'vision documents' for development and poll promises like farm loan waiver would be part of the agenda of Andhra Pradesh Assembly's Budget session which begins on Monday. This would be the first Budget session of the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • TDP vs TMC: Battle for a room in Parliament, another low in parliamentary behaviour? August 12, 2014

    There has been another case of politicians misbehaving in Parliament, but this time not in the Well of the House. A scuffle broke out between Telugu Desam Party and Trinamool Congress MPs in the halls of Parliament on Tuesday after TDP MPs refused to vacate an office allotted to the...
  • News 360: SC seeks ADAG, SWAN files in 2G scam probe August 12, 2014

    In a recent development in 2G scam, the CBI has instituted an inquiry against Tata for alleged illegal bidding by TataUnitech in the licence auctions. The Supreme Court of India had asked for CBI records of 2G Swan Telecom probe which is allegedly a front for Anil Ambani owned Reliance...
  • MPs fight over room in Parliament, TMC forcibly takes possession of office after TDP refuses to vacate August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: There has been another case of politicians misbehaving in Parliament, but this time not in the Well of the House. A scuffle broke out between Telugu Desam Party and Trinamool Congress MPs in the halls of Parliament on Tuesday after TDP MPs refused to vacate an office allotted...
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha over TDP MP Murli Mohan Maganti's sexist remarks August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: There was high drama in the Rajya Sabha on Friday with outrage over TDP MP Murli Mohan Maganti's sexist comments. On Thursday, during a debate on atrocities against women in Lok Sabha, Maganti said that women should dress in a dignified manner. Maganti went on to say that...
  • TDP MP apologises for sexist remarks made in Parliament, promises to clarify position August 7, 2014

    TDP MP Murli Mohan Maganti tendered an apology after his remark that women should dress in dignified way in Lok Sabha, earlier on Thursday, sparked outrage among politicians across the nation. Maganti promised to clarify his statement to the Speaker on Friday and apologised to one and all. ...
  • TDP MP makes sexist remarks in Lok Sabha, says women should dress in a dignified way August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: TDP MP Murli Manohar Maganti invited the ire of many across the country on Thursday when he remarked that women should dress in a dignified manner, during a discussion on atrocities against women in the Lok Sabha. Maganti also said that women should uphold the Indian culture. Reacting to...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TDP used unfair means to win local body polls, says Jaganmohan Reddy July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: The ruling TDP has used unfair means to win the recent municipal and local body chairperson elections in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy alleged on Monday. Jaganmohan Reddy, who complained to Governor ESL Narasimhan about the "atrocities" committed by the TDP in the local body polls, alleged...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8 Congress MLCs join TDP June 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a significant political development that will improve the Telugu Desam's strength in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, eight Congress MLCs crossed over to the ruling party on Saturday. The Members of Legislative Council (MLCs) met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here this evening and joined TDP. "The...
  • Veteran legislator Kodela elected Speaker of AP Assembly June 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran legislator Kodela Sivaprasada Rao has been unanimously elected as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh post bifurcation of the state. Protem Speaker P Narayanaswamy Naidu today announced the election of Kodela amidst wide applause from House members. The protem Speaker then ushered the new Speaker...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman likely to take Rajya Sabha route from Andhra June 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to be elected to Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh in the byelection slated for July 3. The ruling Telugu Desam Party has decided to allot the lone seat to its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party. The byelection was caused due to the death of...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Pending irrigation projects to get priority, says TDP June 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Putting irrigation projects on priority, Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao said that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would expedite completion of pending projects to irrigate farms in the state. Talking to reporters here on Friday after a review meeting on pending irrigation projects in North Andhra with...
  • YSRCP seeks disqualification of MP who joined TDP June 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress Party on Thursday petitioned Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking disqualification of its MP S P Y Reddy for joining the Telugu Desam Party, under the antidefection rules. Leader of Parliamentary Party of YSRCP and Nellore MP, M Rajamohan Reddy noted that S P Y Reddy was elected...
  • N Chandrababu Naidu becomes first CM of new Andhra Pradesh June 8, 2014

    Vijayawada: As he took oath of office on Sunday evening, Nara Chandrababu Naidu has earned a unique distinction of becoming the first Chief Minister of a new state in addition to being the longestserving CM of Andhra Pradesh. Chandrababu served as the Chief Minister of (united) Andhra Pradesh for eight years,...