Valued at Rs 6,68,57,50,975, Chandrababu Naidu is Andhra’s third richest candidate

naiduNew Delhi, Apr 10: The richest candidate contesting the Andhra Pradesh assembly elections is Krishnaiah Bollineni and he is worth Rs 689 crore.

Contesting on a TDP ticket from Atmakur, Bollineni has declared movable assets to the tune of Rs 6,56,25,68,895 and immovable property worth Rs 33,42,04,443. His total assets are worth Rs 6,89,67,73,338 says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

Read more

Advertisements

In poll bound Andhra, a copy cat syndrome by politicians plays out

Amaravati, Apr 04: When it comes to doing politics in Andhra Pradesh, there has always been a copy-cat syndrome. Parties tend to wait for the other to release its manifesto, so that it could either copy the scheme or better it.

Parties instead of releasing manifestos early go about their poll campaigns making big promises to woo the voters. For instance after YSR Congress Party chief, Jagan Mohan Reddy announced benefits as part of the Annadata Sukhibhava scheme, the Chief Minister of AP and TDP chief, Chandrababu Naidu announced a loan waiver under the affordable housing scheme.

Read more

Naidu’s strategy to placate Nandamuris in Telangana fails

Hyderabad, Dec 11: Ahead of the Telangana assembly elections, Chandrababu Naidu set up a strategy to placate the Nandamuri family in a bid to avoid a possible spat with the Nara family in Andhra Pradesh.

Read more

With Naidu deciding to stay on longer, TRS invokes Telangana sentiment

kcrnaiduHyderabad, Dec 4: The Telangana battle is on and the fight is between the two chief ministers of the Telugu states. The campaign started out with the TRS targeting the Congress and rightly so as it considers the grand old party as its main rival in Telangana.

To clip wings of IT, ED, Naidu likely to move Supreme Court

Amaravati, Nov 19: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu is likely to move the Supreme Court seeking a directive to curtail the powers of central agencies such as the Income Tax Department and Enforcement Directorate, before the elections.

Read more

A TDP teaser and why Naidu will be the glue that would bind the opposition in 2019

New Delhi, Nov 1: The Telugu Desam Party has upped the suspense ahead of the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu would play a crucial role in shaping the joint opposition ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Read more

Naidu’s politics of deception: No special status, but why can’t he speak of the special focus

cnaiduNew Delhi, July 27: The special status to Andhra Pradesh has been a hot subject of debate and had even promoted a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha recently. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu has been crying foul and says that the Centre has not lived up to its promise of according special status to the state. He even pulled out of the NDA on this issue.

Read more 

‘Unfortunate and unilateral’, Amit Shah tells Naidu in 9 page letter

Unfortunate and unilateral is what Amit Shah said in a nine-page letter written to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief, Chandrababu Naidu.

Read more

Did corruption allegations in construction of Andhra’s capital city lead to BJP-TDP trust deficit?

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu has accused the Centre of not doing enough for the state. Naidu who is also the chief of the Telugu Desam Party, withdrew from the NDA and even moved a no-confidence motion agains the BJP in Parliament.

Read more

Post the TDP-NDA divorce, what will Naidu do next? Dial the three Ms?

With the TDP pulling out of the NDA, there is already talk of a new alliance. Chandrababu Naidu said that in the absence of the Centre giving Andhra Pradesh, special status, the TDP had decided to pull out of the NDA.

Read more