Telugu Desam Party

Telugu Desam Party (Party for Telugu Land and People) or TDP is a regional political party in India's Andhra Pradesh state. It was founded by former Telugu film star N. T. Rama Rao ("NTR") on March 29, 1982, as an alternative to the ruling Congress Party in the state.

In the 8th Lok Sabha 1984, it was the second largest party with 39 members.

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TDP seeks action against Jagan over his Andhra CM remark

Vijayawada, Aug 5

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has asked the Election Commission to take action against YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for his controversial remark that "there is nothing wrong if (Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister) N. Chandrababu Naidu is shot dead on the road".

By-polls in Delhi, Goa and Andhra on August 23

New Delhi, July 27

By-elections to one vacant assembly seat in Delhi as also two in Goa and one in Andhra Pradesh will be held on August 23, the Election Commission announced on Thursday.

IndiGo lift ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy

New Delhi, July 19

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Wednesday said it has decided to revoke the ban on flying TDP MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy on its flights.

Naidu, Gandhi file nominations for Vice President's election

New Delhi, July 18

Ruling NDA's candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu and Opposition-backed Gopalkrishna Gandhi filed their nominations for election to the Vice President's post on Tuesday, the last day for filing of papers for the August 5 poll.

Court notices to four Andhra ministers over induction in cabinet

Hyderabad, July 18

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the state government and four ministers on a petition challenging their induction in the state cabinet.

Naidu, Gandhi file nominations for Vice President's election

New Delhi, July 18

Ruling NDA's candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu and opposition-backed Gopalkrishna Gandhi filed their nominations for election to the Vice President's post on Tuesday, the last day for filing of papers for the August 5 poll.

Naidu files papers for VP poll, promises to uphold dignity of office

New Delhi, July 18

Senior BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday filed his nomination for the post of Vice President after which he declared that, if elected, he will strengthen the parliamentary democratic system and uphold the dignity and decorum of the office.

Andhra CM, TRS congratulate Venkaiah Naidu

Vijayawada, July 17

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has congratulated Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on being nominated as NDA candidate for the post of Vice-President of India.

Almost all legislators in Telugu states vote

Hyderabad/Amaravati, July 17

All 174 legislators in Andhra Pradesh and 117 of 119 legislators in Telangana voted on Monday to elect the country's 14th President.

Most legisaltors in Telugu states vote by afternoon

Hyderabad/Amaravati, July 17

Almost all legislators in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh assemblies had cast their votes by Monday afternoon to elect the country's 14th President.

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