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 announces central committee, Naidu's son is general secretary

Vijayawada, Sep 30

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday announced a central committee and two state committees for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

TDP leader in Telangana sent to jail

Hyderabad, Sep 28

A court in Telangana on Monday sent TDP leader E. Dayakar Rao to judicial custody for 14 days in a case relating to a clash with workers of the ruling TRS.

Cash-for-vote case rocks Andhra Pradesh assembly

Hyderabad, Sep 4

The cash-for-vote scam rocked the Andhra Pradesh assembly on Friday with the main opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) insisting on a debate on the issue, leading to repeated adjournments of the house.

Lawmakers nearly come to blows in Andhra assembly

Hyderabad, Sep 1

Members of ruling TDP-BJP alliance and main opposition YSR Congress party nearly came to blows in Andhra Pradesh state assembly on Tuesday.

Andhra assembly passes resolution for special status

Hyderabad, Sep 1

The Andhra Pradesh assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution urging the central government to accord special status to the state and to implement all provisions contained in the state reorganisation act.

Don't commit suicide over special status: Andhra CM

Hyderabad, Aug 31

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday appealed to people not to be driven by emotion and commit suicide over the issue of special status to the state.

Shutdown over special status hits life in Andhra

Vijayawada, Aug 29

Normal life was hit on Saturday by the day-long shutdown called by the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) to protest the delay in according special status to Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra stops land acquisition for state capital

Hyderabad, Aug 28

The Andhra Pradesh government has decided not to go for land acquisition for construction of the new state capital and instead continue with the land pooling system by persuading farmers.

Chandrababu Naidu urges PM to do justice to Andhra

Vijayawada, Aug 12

Under pressure to get special statue to Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over phone and urged him to do justice to the state.

TDP will continue to fight for special status to Andhra

Hyderabad, Aug 1

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said TDP would continue its struggle till the central government accords special status to the state.

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