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.

Courtesy : Wikipedia

Recent news stories about Telugu Desam Party

Hyderabad police foil protest over 'dharna chowk'

Hyderabad, March 26

Leaders and activists of the Left parties, the Telangana Joint Action Committee and other people's organisations were arrested here Sunday during a protest against shifting of 'dharna chowk', a long-time popular spot for staging protests.

TDP lawmakers apologise for misbehaving with official

Vijayawada, March 26

TDP MP Kesineni Nani and MLA Bonda Uma on Sunday apologised to Andhra Pradesh State Transport Commissioner N. Bala Subramanyam for allegedly misbehaving with him.

Telangana, Andhra Governor holds meeting on post-bifurcation issues

Hyderabad, March 26

E.S.L. Narasimhan, who is joint Governor for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday held a meeting with ministers and officials of the two Telugu states to sort out pending issues arising from bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

Andhra assembly passes resolution against Leader of Opposition

Amaravati, March 24

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Friday passed a resolution condemning the behaviour of Leader of Opposition Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the house.

YSR Congress to move no-confidence motion against Andhra Speaker

Amaravati, March 23

The YSR Congress Party on Thursday decided to move a no-confidence motion against Andhra Pradesh State Legislative Assembly Speaker K. Sivaprasad Rao.

Women lawmakers in Andhra nearly came to blows

Amaravati, March 21

Women legislators of the ruling TDP and the lone opposition YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh nearly came to blows in the premises of the legislative assembly here on Tuesday.

YSR Congress chief's uncle loses Andhra legislative council polls

Vijayawada, March 20

In a major blow to opposition YSR Congress Party in Andhra Pradesh, its leader Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy was defeated by the ruling TDP candidate in the state legislative council elections.

Telangana opposition unites against move to shift 'dharna chowk'

Hyderabad, March 16

Opposition parties in Telangana joined hands on Thursday to complain to the Governor about the state government's move to shift "dharna chowk", a main venue of protests in Hyderabad.

Andhra CM thanks Modi government for special assistance

Amaravati, March 16

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday thanked the central government for approving special assistance for the state.

Andhra assembly panel calls for suspension of YSRCP member

Amaravati, March 16

The Privileges Committee of the Andhra Pradesh assembly has recommended suspension of opposition legislator R.K. Roja from the house for one year for her allegedly abusing another woman member.

Videos about Telugu Desam Party

Photos related to Telugu Desam Party