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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TDP candidate Krishnaiah injured in attack

Hyderabad, April 9

R. Krishnaiah, who is considered the Telugu Desam Party's candidate for the chief minister's post in Telangana, was injured when supporters of a party rebel attacked him at Saroornagar on the outskirts of Hyderabad Wednesday.

TDP legislators suspended from Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, March 9

Ten legislators of the opposition TDP were suspended on Monday from the Telangana assembly for the entire budget session for stalling the proceedings.

Chandrababu Naidu elected national president of TDP

Hyderabad, May 29

The Telugu Desam Party' (TDP) on Friday announced its transformation as a national political party and unanimously elected N. Chandrababu Naidu as its first national president.

TDP's MLAs complain to governor about suspension

Hyderabad, March 13

The opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Telangana on Friday complained to the state governor about suspension of its legislators from the state assembly for the entire budget session.

Telangana TDP MLA in judicial custody in cash-for-vote scam

Hyderabad, June 1

A city court on Monday sent Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator A. Revanth Reddy to 14-day judicial custody on charge of trying to bribe a nominated MLA to vote for a TDP-BJP candidate in the elections to Telangana legislative council.

TDP will come to power in both states: Naidu

Hyderabad, Feb 22

TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu has exuded confidence that the party would come to power in both the states being formed with the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Two YSRCP MPs cross over to TDP (Lead)

Hyderabad, May 25

Barely 10 days after the election results, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Sunday received a jolt with two of its MPs crossing over to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Trinamool, TDP fight over room in parliament (Lead)

New Delhi, Aug 12

Parliamentarians from the Trinamool Congress and the TDP were Tuesday involved in a row over office space in the parliament building.

TRS wins five seats in Telangana council

Hyderabad, June 1

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari and minister T. Venkateshwar Rao were among five candidates of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) elected to the state legislative council.

Balakrishna to contest for assembly from Hindupur

Hyderabad, April 12

Popular Telugu actor N. Balakrishna will contest the assembly election from Hindupur constituency in Seemandhra on the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ticket.

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