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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Chandrababu Naidu's son Lokesh set to become minister

Vijayawada, Feb 26

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's son N. Lokesh appears set to be inducted in the state cabinet as the TDP politburo Sunday recommended his nomination to the state legislative council.

Telangana CM in Tirupati to make Rs 5.45 crore offering

Tirupati, Feb 21

Almost the entire Telangana government on Tuesday descended on this temple town in Andhra Pradesh as Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao is all set to offer ornaments worth Rs 5.45 crore to Lord Balaji temple on Wednesday.

Jagan will also go to jail like Sasikala, says Andhra CM

Vijayawada, Feb 16

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy will also have to go to jail like AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Saikala for corruption.

YSRCP leader stopped from attending Women's Parliament

Vijayawada, Feb 11

Andhra Pradesh police on Saturday detained opposition YSR Congress Party leader Roja as she was proceeding to attend National Women's Parliament at Amaravati.

We lack majority to pass women's quota bill: Venkaiah

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 10

The bill to provide reservation to women in Parliament and state assemblies will be passed once the Modi government gets a majority in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.

NTR's widow to move court if biopic shows Naidu as hero

Hyderabad, Feb 7

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.T. Rama Rao's second wife Lakshmi Parvathi has threatened to move court if N. Chandrababu Naidu is portrayed as hero in a proposed film on the life of the late leader.

TDP MLA's brother publicly thrashes journalist

Vijayawada, Feb 6

A TDP legislator's family members bashed up a journalist in full public view after the latter reportedly brought to light his alleged corrupt activities.

Telangana delegation to meet PM over SC categorisation

Hyderabad, Feb 3

An all party delegation of Telangana led by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on February 6, seeking categorisation of the Scheduled Castes, it was announced here on Friday.

'Sarpanch' publicly beats up woman in Andhra

Vijayawada, Feb 2

In a shocking incident, a 'sarpanch' or village head publicly thrashed a woman in Andhra Pradesh.

Budget will steer nation in right fiscal direction: Andhra CM

Vijayawada, Feb 1

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said the union budget will steer the nation in the right fiscal direction.

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