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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Truth behind Telangana gangster's political nexus may never be known

Hyderabad, Aug 29
The mystery behind slain renegade Mohammed Nayeemuddin's nexus with politicians and police officials is deepening by the day, with little chances of the truth being ever known.

Chandrababu Naidu plays badminton with Sindhu

Vijayawada, Aug 23

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday picked up a badminton racquet to play with Olympic silver medallist P. V. Sindhu.

Centre announces Rs 1,976-crore assistance to Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi/Vijayawada, Aug 18

The central government has decided to provide further special assistance of Rs 1,976.50 crore to Andhra Pradesh during the current financial year.

CM asks Centre to fulfill all promises made to Andhra

Vijayawada, Aug 15

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said it was the responsibility of the Centre to accord the special status to the state and implement all other promises made at the time of its bifurcation.

Rosamma, who led Andhra's anti-liquor movement, dies

Vijayawada, Aug 7

Dubagunta Rosamma, the woman who led the famous anti-liquor movement in united Andhra Pradesh in early 1990s, died on Sunday. She was 93.

Modi promises early decision on special status to Andhra

New Delhi/Vijayawada, Aug 5

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu that a decision will be taken without delay on according special category status to the state.

Chandrababu meets PM on Andhra's special status demand

New Delhi, Aug 5

Amid repeated assurances by the Centre in the Lok Sabha to consider the demand for a special status for Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

Andhra to suffer Rs.4,700 crore loss every year due to GST

Vijayawada, Aug 4

Andhra Pradesh will suffer a loss of Rs 4,700 crore every year on account of implementation of Goods and Services (GST) tax, state Finance Minister Y. Ramakrishnudu said on Thursday.

Chandrababu to discuss special status for Andhra: Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 4

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will be in the national capital to discuss the demand for special status for the state, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Separate feeders for farmers under central scheme: Minister

New Delhi, Aug 4

The Centre on Thursday said the scope of rural electrification under its Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana has been expanded, which will include separate electricity feeders for supply to farmers.

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