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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Lok Sabha passes Benami transactions amendment, members seek stricter measures

New Delhi, July 27

Taking a crucial step towards checking black money, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Benami Transactions Amendment Bill with the new legislation having provisions for confiscating 'benami' (proxy) assets.

Government raises 'money bill' bogey against Andhra bill

New Delhi, July 26

A battle of nerves over constitutional propriety has been sparked off between the NDA government and Congress over the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation bill, a private member draft legislation now pending in the Rajya Sabha, with the treasury bench on Tuesday raising the "money bill" clause to question the legality of the bill.

Government to promote organic fertilisers: Ananth Kumar

New Delhi, July 26

The central government on Tuesday said that more organic fertilisers will be encouraged in the agriculture sector even as the "neem coating" ensured that the urea meant for farmers is not diverted to the chemical industry.

Lok Sabha passes Bill to set up six new IITs

New Delhi, July 25

The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which seeks to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) including one at Jammu.

9 member panel to probe video controversy involving AAP MP Mann

New Delhi, July 25

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday set up a nine-member panel to probe the alleged breach of Parliament security by AAP lawmaker Bhagwant Mann and "advised" him not to attend the House till the issue is resolved.

Shutdown in Telangana, opposition leaders held

Hyderabad, July 25

Police on Monday rounded up leaders of opposition parties heading to Telangana's Medak district to express solidarity against the Mallanna Sagar irrigation project.

Javadekar says higher education policy should draw foreigners, NIT bill passed

New Delhi, July 21

The country's higher education policy should be directed towards ensuring quality education for all, greater incentives for research and also be made attractive to bring in more foreign students, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Thursday.

Andhra CM meets Rajnath, discusses developmental issues

New Delhi, July 1

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and discussed developmental issues.

YSRCP seeks disqualification of Andhra speaker

Hyderabad, June 28

Opposition YSR Congress Party in Andhra Pradesh has sought disqualification of state Assembly Speaker K. Sivaprasada Rao for allegedly admitting that he spent Rs.11.50 crore in the 2014 assembly elections.

Telangana CM plans protest in Delhi over high court issue

Hyderabad, June 28

Amid a raging row over appointment of Andhra origin judges in Telangana, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao plans to stage a protest in Delhi to demand immediate bifurcation of the high court.

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