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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NTR did more for Telugu people than Mahatma Gandhi

Vijayawada, Jan 18

A member of parliament from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has triggered a row with his remark that party founder late N. T. Rama Rao (NTR) did more for the Telugu people than Mahatma Gandhi.

Rich tributes paid to NTR on 21st death anniversary

Hyderabad/Vijayawada, Jan 18

Rich tributes were paid to TDP founder and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao on his 21st death anniversary on Wednesday.

Huge bets as cockfights begin in Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada, Jan 13

Crores of rupees were bet on cockfights which began in parts of Andhra Pradesh on Friday despite court orders banning them and warnings by police.

Opposition legislators evicted from Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, Jan 4

Police forcibly evicted opposition legislators from Telangana assembly on Wednesday as they continued their protest even after the Speaker adjourned the House till Thursday.

Opposition in Telangana assembly continue protest after adjournment

Hyderabad, Jan 4

Opposition parties in Telangana on Wednesday continued their protest in state assembly even after the Speaker adjourned the House till Thursday.

Opposition parties boycott Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, Dec 29

Barring the BJP, opposition parties on Thursday boycotted the Telangana assembly to protest against the manner in which the new Land Acquisition Bill was passed in the House on Wednesday.

Telangana CM rules out CBI probe into gangster's links

Hyderabad, Dec 19

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday rejected the opposition demand for a CBI probe into the case relating to slain gangster Nayeem, who allegedly had links with top politicians and police officials.

11 opposition legislators suspended from Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, Dec 17

Eleven opposition members of the Telangana assembly were suspended on Saturday from for a day for disrupting its proceedings.

Former bureaucrat questions extravagance at VVIP weddings

New Delhi, Dec 12

With demonetisation affecting weddings at large across the country with a Rs 2,50,000 cap on withdrawal for weddings, a former bureaucrat has questioned VVIP wedding extravaganzas.

Andhra removes Sekhar Reddy as TTD member over cash haul

Vijayawada, Dec 10

Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday removed J. Sekhar Reddy as a member of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) following the seizure of huge cash and gold from his premises in Chennai.

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