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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TRS-affiliated union sweeps Singareni polls

Hyderabad, Oct 6

A trade union affiliated to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Telangana swept the polls in state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), defeating the alliance of opposition parties.

TDP MP decides to resign

Vijayawada, Sep 21

In a surprise move, TDP MP J. C. Diwakar Reddy on Thursday announced his decision to resign from parliament.

Mechanism instituted for a 'No Fly' list of unruly passengers

New Delhi, Sep 8

In a bid to tackle increasing incidents of misbehaviour by passengers on flights, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday directed airlines to create a 'No Fly' list, which would entail ban on erring fliers ranging from three months to a minimum of two years in certain cases.

Airlines asked to make 'No Fly' list of unruly passengers

New Delhi, Sep 8

In a bid to tackle increasing incidents of misbehaviour by passengers on flights, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday directed airlines to create a 'No Fly' list, which would entail ban on erring fliers ranging from three months to two years.

51 MPs/MLAs facing crime against women charge: ADR

New Delhi, Aug 30

As many as 51 elected representatives -- three Members of Parliament and 48 Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs) -- have been charged with crime against women as per their self-declared affidavits, an ADR analysis said on Wednesday.

Modi congratulates BJP, TDP candidates on bypoll win

New Delhi, Aug 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate B. Brahmananda Reddy for winning in respective assembly bypolls.

TDP misused official machinery to win bypoll: YSR Congress chief

Hyderabad, Aug 28

YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday accused the ruling TDP of "misusing official machinery", spending around Rs 200 crore and threatening voters to win Nandyal assembly seat by-election in Andhra Pradesh.

Bypolls: AAP retains Bawana, BJP wins Goa seats, TDP bags Nandyal

New Delhi, Aug 28

Ruling parties won assembly byelections in three states, results of which were announced on Monday -- BJP won two seats in Goa, AAP retained Bawana and TDP snatched the Nandyal seat from YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh.

Bypolls: BJP, AAP retain their seats, TDP snatches Nandyal from YSR Congress

New Delhi, Aug 28

Ruling parties on Monday won the assembly bypolls with the BJP retaining both seats in Goa while AAP retained the Bawana seat in Delhi by defeating the BJP by a huge margin and the TDP snatching the Nandyal seat from YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh.

It's a mandate for development: Andhra CM on bypoll victory

Vijayawada, Aug 28

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said that the TDP's victory in the Nandyal Assembly by-election by a huge majority is a mandate for development.

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