Telugu Desam Party

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.

Two TDP members suspended from Rajya Sabha (Lead)

New Delhi, Aug 26

Two Telugu Desam Party (TDP) members who have been protesting against Andhra Pradesh's proposed division were suspended from the Rajya Sabha Monday for disrupting the house proceedings.

Two TDP members again suspended in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Aug 27

Two Telugu Desam Party (TDP) members protesting against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh were suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the second consecutive day Tuesday for disrupting house proceedings.

Two TDP members suspended from Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Sep 2

Two Telugu Desam Party (TDP) members protesting against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh were suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the third time Monday for disrupting house proceedings.

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.

TDP, Congress MPs submit no-trust motions in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Dec 9

The ruling UPA Monday was confronted with a new headache over Telangana issue when members of the TDP and the Congress separately gave notice for no-confidence motions, said parliament sources.

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.

Heated debate in Andhra assembly over Telangana bill

Hyderabad, Jan 9

Repeated disruptions, heated arguments, sharp exchanges and allegations among legislators in Andhra Pradesh assembly Thursday marked the debate on the bill for formation of separate Telangana state.

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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