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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The Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Telangana Assembly Speaker to dispose off within 90 days petitions seeking disqualification of rebel legislators of TDP, who switched loyalties to the ruling TRS.
Unfurling of national flag at the offices of the political parties marked Hyderabad merger day on Saturday.
Accusing the opposition parties for criticising the union government over special category status to Andhra Pradesh despite its announcement of a special economic package, the BJP on Sunday challenged them for an open debate on the issue.
The special status issue again rocked the Andhra Pradesh assembly on Saturday as no business could be conducted for the third consecutive day.
There was utter bedlam in the Andhra Pradesh assembly on Friday as opposition legislators jostled with marshals near the speaker's podium and uprooted the mike.
The monsoon session of the Andhra Pradesh legislature began on a stormy note on Thursday as the opposition YSR Congress Party stalling the proceedings to protest against what it termed a denial of special category status to the state by the Centre.
Admitting that he has no other alternative, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday welcomed the announcement by the Centre that it will provide monetary benefits to the state equivalent to special category status.
Making it clear that Andhra Pradesh will not be accorded special category status, the Centre on Wednesday said the state will be provided monetary compensation through externally aided projects.
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November 2, 2012
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September 29, 2012
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September 20, 2012
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September 19, 2012
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August 30, 2012
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August 11, 2016
Hyderabad: TDP leader Uma Madhava Reddy addresses a press conference in Hyderabad on Aug 11, 2016.
May 29, 2016
Tirupati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party leader N. Chandrababu Naidu during the concluding day of party's 'Mahanadu' -mega-convention- in Tirupati on May 29, 2016.
May 28, 2016
Tirupathi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu during Telugu Desam Party's 'Mahanadu' -mega-convention- in Tirupathi on May 28, 2016.
May 27, 2016
Tirupathi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu addresses during the inauguration of Telugu Desam Party's 'Mahanadu' -mega-convention- in Tirupathi on May 27, 2016.
May 9, 2016
New Delhi: TDP MP Naramalli Sivaprasad poses like Dr B R Ambedkar at Parliament in New Delhi on May 9, 2016.