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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Jolt to TDP as another legislator joins TRS

Hyderabad, Feb 9

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Telangana received a jolt on Tuesday as another of its legislator joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

Kapu leader calls off fast after talks with government

Visakhapatnam, Feb 8

Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham and his wife on Monday called off their indefinite fast over the demand for reservation for the community, following successful talks with the Andhra Pradesh government.

Kapu leader continues fast, government holds talks

Visakhapatnam, Feb 8

Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham and his wife's indefinite fast to demand reservation for the community, entered the fourth day on Monday even as the Andhra Pradesh government continued talks with them to convince them to call off the protest.

Pawan Kalyan asks Andhra to hold talks with Kapu leaders

Hyderabad, Feb 7

With Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham and his wife continuing their indefinite strike demanding quota for Kapus, popular actor and Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan on Sunday urged the Andhra Pradesh government to hold direct talks with them.

How TRS captured Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Feb 7

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was widely expected to unfurl its flag on the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). But the scale of victory it scored was something which even its leaders had not anticipated.

Hyderabad civic polls: Final tally

New Delhi

Following is the finally tally in the elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.

KCR promises to treat all people in Hyderabad equally

Hyderabad, Feb 5

Thanking people of Hyderabad for giving historic mandate to TRS in the municipal elections, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday promised that the government will treat all the people living in the city equally.

Kapu leader begins indefinite fast for quota

Visakhapatnam, Feb 5

Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Friday launched an indefinite fast along with his wife, demanding reservation for the community in education and jobs in Andhra Pradesh.

Owaisi brothers booked, three held for attacks

Hyderabad, Feb 3

Police on Wednesday booked MIM leaders Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi and arrested three activists of the party for attacks on their political rivals during elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Tuesday.

Quarter of electorate votes in Hyderabad polls till noon

Hyderabad, Feb 2

Nearly a quarter of the 74.23 lakh electorate cast their votes on Tuesday in the elections for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), officials said.

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