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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Modi, Shah to be present when Kovind files nomination on Friday

New Delhi, June 22

NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will file his nomination papers for the July 17 presidential election on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of NDA-ruled states.

Norms on no-fly list in July: Sinha

Mumbai, June 20

Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said rules for a national no-fly list "are being finalised" and will be issued next month.

Andhra CM sacks ex-Chief Secretary for FB posts

Amaravati, June 20

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday sacked former Chief Secretary I. Y. R. Krishna Rao as the chairman of Brahmin Welfare Corporation for his Facebook p1osts critical of the government.

Chandrababu Naidu unhappy over MP's unruly behaviour at Vizag airport

Anantapur, June 17

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday expressed unhappiness over the behavior of his TDP's parliamentarian J.C. Diwakar Reddy, who created ruckus at Visakhapatnam airport.

TDP MP, banned by domestic airlines, is on vacation abroad

Hyderabad, June 17

TDP MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy, who was banned from flying by domestic airlines for creating a ruckus at Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday, has gone abroad for vacation.

Did not help TDP MP in boarding flight: Aviation minister

Visakhapatnam, June 16

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has denied helping Telugu Desam party (TDP) MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy board the flight after the latter created a ruckus at the Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday.

Two more airlines bar Reddy, Minister promises probe

New Delhi, June 16

Air carriers Vistara and AirAsia India on Friday joined other airlines in barring TDP MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy from their flights, even as Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju promised a probe into the incident at Visakhapatnam airport where he allegedly misbehaved with IndiGo officials.

TDP MP incident at Vizag airport to be probed, says Raju

New Delhi, June 16

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said he will get the incident relating to TDP MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy creating a ruckus at Visakhapatnam airport and being subsequently barred by seven airlines probed.

Two more airlines bar TDP MP Reddy

New Delhi, June 16

Two more airlines -- AirAsia and Vistara -- have barred TDP MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy, a day after he allegedly misbehaved with IndiGo staff and created a ruckus at Vizag airport.

'Late showing' TDP MP creates ruckus at airport, banned by airline, four others

Visakhapatnam/New Delhi, June 15

TDP MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy on Thursday created a ruckus at the Visakhapatnam airport after he was denied a boarding pass for an IndiGo flight as he had showed up late. Following the incident, IndiGo and four other airlines barred him from travelling on their aircraft.

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