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  • 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. Pro-tem Speaker P Narayanaswamy Naidu today announced the election of Kodela amidst wide applause from House members. The pro-tem 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 by-election slated for July 3. The ruling Telugu Desam Party has decided to allot the lone seat to its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party. The by-election 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 anti-defection 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 longest-serving CM of Andhra Pradesh. Chandrababu served as the Chief Minister of (united) Andhra Pradesh for eight years,...
  • N Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections, took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. Governor E S L Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy...
  • Modi assures Chandrababu Naidu all possible help for Andhra Pradesh June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As N Chandrababu Naidu begins his new innings on Sunday as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured him "all possible help" and hoped that his administrative experience will be great asset to the state. He said Naidu's administrative experience and commitment to development will...
  • TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as new Andhra CM on Sunday June 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu will be sworn in as the first chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh at a grand function on Sunday. Governor ESL Narasimhan will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Chandrababu at a public function to be held at Nagarjuna Nagar...
  • Jagan refuses to be part of Naidu's 'pompous' swearing-in ceremony June 7, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Flaying the "pomp and show" associated with the "coronation" of N Chandrababu Naidu, YSRC Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said he does not want to be part of the "extravagant" swearing-in ceremony when Andhra Pradesh is in deep crisis. "On one hand Naidu has been seeking donations from the...
  • Chandrababu Naidu quells talks of shifting base, to work from Hyderabad June 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-designate N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced he would run his administration from Hyderabad itself, putting at rest speculation that he would open a "camp office" either in Vijayawada or nearby to run the new state's affairs. "I am not going to leave Hyderabad and will run...
  • Chandrababu Naidu appointed as first CM of new Andhra Pradesh June 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Thursday night appointed Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu as the first Chief Minister of the new state of Andhra Pradesh and invited him to form the government. A delegation of TDP legislators met the Governor at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad on Thursday...
  • Will this Andhra-Telangana divide now be healed? June 2, 2014

    Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,...
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh: The geographical and political division June 2, 2014

    The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, K Chandrasekhar Rao is the Chief Minister of Telangana. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh split, India's 29th state Telangana is born June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The ten districts of the new state broke into celebrations at midnight. The Government of India had fixed June 2 as the appointed date for the new state, which it created by passing a Bill in Parliament in February. The...
  • President's rule in Telangana to be revoked on Monday June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: President's rule imposed in united Andhra Pradesh will be revoked partially on Monday to facilitate swearing-in of a government in the newly-created Telangana headed by TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao. However, the central rule will continue in the residual Andhra Pradesh till TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu takes charge...
  • 'Hopeful that Andhra, Telangana CMs will amicably resolve all issues' May 31, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday expressed hope that Chief Ministers of both Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh would discuss and "amicably" settle the issues concerning the two states after they formally come into being on June 2. In an informal chat with journalists at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday...
  • TDP to elect Chandrababu Naidu as legislature party leader on June 4 May 31, 2014

    Tirupati: The famous temple city of Tirupati is being decked up for the June 4 meeting of TDP MLAs, where N Chandrababu Naidu will be elected as the legislature party leader. Party sources said on Saturday that Naidu, an ardent devotee of Lord Venkateswara, had expressed his desire to be elected...
  • Chandrababu Naidu invites PM Modi to his swearing-in ceremony June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Seemandhra Chief Minister-designate N Chandrababu Naidu met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invited him to his swearing-in ceremony on June 8. "I have invited the Prime Minister for the swearing-in ceremony, which is going to take place on June 8 at a place between Vijaywada and Guntur in Guntur...
  • BJP considering to join TDP government in Andhra Pradesh May 30, 2014

    The BJP is considering becoming a part of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government in Andhra Pradesh, party's state President K Hari Babu said in Vijaywada on Friday. "However, the final decision on the issue will be taken by the BJP's central leadership," he told reporters on Friday. Hari Babu, who arrived...
  • TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu to meet PM Narendra Modi today June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the formation of the state of Telangana, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu is in New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Naidu is expected to discuss issues related to the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh with the PM and other Union ministers. Naidu is expected to take up...
  • Modi likely to expand his Cabinet after June 15, may induct 25 more Ministers June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to expand his Cabinet after June 15. According to sources, he is likely to take 25 more Ministers; most of them will be Ministers of State. Modi is also likely to appoint a new, fulltime defence minister. Currently the defence portfolio is...
  • President signs ordinance to merge 7 Telangana mandals with Seemandhra May 29, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee has signed the ordinance to hand over seven mandals in Telangana to Seemandhra after the Cabinet's clearance of the Polavaram project ordinance. The Modi government's decision on Polavaram has generated protests in Telangana. Telangana Chief Minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a bandh in the state...
  • TDP chief Chandrababu to take oath as Andhra CM on June 8 May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu will take oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on June 8. "I will take oath on June 8 between Vijayawada and Guntur. We will organise three important conferences of the party in the three regions of the state soon," Naidu announced at...
  • Countdown begins for the formation of a separate Telangana May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: With the 'Appointed Day' (June 2) when Telangana and (new) Andhra Pradesh would come into existence drawing closer, the countdown has begun for the formal bifurcation of AP. As the mammoth task of dividing assets, liabilities and employees is underway, the bitterness that was witnessed in the run-up to...
  • YSR Congress MP joins TDP May 25, 2014

    In a blow to the YSR Congress, one of its party MPs on Sunday joined the rival TDP, which is set to form the government in Andhra Pradesh. A three-time Nandyal MP, S P Y Reddy, who was elected on a YSR Congress ticket, switched over to TDP. He was elected...
  • Chandrababu Naidu meets Modi ahead of swearing ceremony May 25, 2014

    TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday met Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi as government formation talks continue before the swearing-in ceremony on Monday. Amid reports that Naidu is seeking cabinet berths for his MPs, the TDP met Modi in Gujarat Bhawan and the meeting lasted for over 30 minutes after which...
  • Allies line up to meet Modi as they eye Cabinet portfolios May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: While senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders are holding a series of meetings over portfolio distribution in the NDA government, BJP allies too are keeping up the pressure on PM designate Narendra Modi. BJP allies Telugu Desam Party and Shiv Sena are likely to meet Modi later on Saturday. Naidu,...
  • Andhra Pradesh elections: Amitabh Bachchan congratulates Chandrababu Naidu on TDP victory May 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday congratulated Telugu Desam president N Chandrababu Naidu over his party's victory in the recent elections in Andhra Pradesh. Amitabh called Chandrababu over phone on Saturday and extended his greetings, TDP sources said. "I wish you many more successes," Amitabh was quoted as telling Chandrababu,...