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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Rebel poet Gaddar willing to work with Pawan Kalyan's party

Hyderabad, April 23

Rebel poet Gaddar, who plans to float a political party in Telangana, has expressed his willingness to work with Jana Sena party of popular Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan.

Youth detained for post against Andhra CM

Hyderabad, April 21

A youth was detained on Friday over a derogatory post on social media against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, police said.

AP CM turns 68, Modi wishes happy birthday

Amaravati, April 20

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday turned 68 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan greeting him.

Former Andhra minister Devineni Nehru is dead

Hyderabad/Vijayawada, April 17

Former Andhra Pradesh minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Devineni Nehru died of cardiac arrest on Monday, his family members said. He was 65.

TDP MP revolts against Chandrababu Naidu

Vijayawada, April 15

TDP MP from Chittoor, N. Shivaprasad, has raised the banner of revolt against the party leadership and said he could contest as the candidate of many other parties in the next elections.

Pawan Kalyan urges southern parties to unitedly fight bias

Hyderabad, April 13

Leading Telugu actor and Jana Sena party chief Pawan Kalyan on Thursday urged all south Indian political parties to join hands and fight what he said was the biased attitude of north Indian leadership.

YSR Congress seeks President's intervention for sacking defectors in Andhra cabinet

New Delhi/Vijayawada, April 6

YSR Congress party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee and urged him to direct the Andhra Pradesh Governor to sack four ministers who were inducted into the state cabinet last week, as they had defected from his party to the ruling TDP.

Chandrababu Naidu condemns Shiv Sena MPs' conduct in Parliament

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), April 6

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday condemned the incident in Parliament in which Shiv Sena members surrounded Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju.

Chandrababu Naidu's son to hold Panchayat Raj, IT portfolios

Vijayawada, April 3

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh, who was inducted into the state cabinet on Sunday, will hold the portfolios of Panchayat Raj, Rural Development and Information Technology.

Andhra cabinet rejig triggers dissidence in TDP

Amaravati, April 2

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet reshuffle and expansion on Sunday triggered dissidence in a section of the legislators of ruling Telugu Desam Party.

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