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.
Hyderabad, Sep 11: It is alliance time as India’s newest state, Telangana gets set to face an election in the next few months. In a bid to take on the TRS led by K Chandrasekhar Rao, the opposition has been trying to stitch up a Mahakutami or grand alliance.
New Delhi, July 19: The BJP faces a crucial test on Friday as Lok Sabha takes up th no-confidence motion. The trust vote was brought by the TDP and opposition parties, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitting the notice.
The plans to set up a third front are no doubt intensifying, but the inclusion of the Congress could hamper the idea in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Mamata Banerjee has been leading the bandwagon and is trying to get like-minded parties including the Congress on board.
For us principles are above the preservation of the alliance the Telugu Desam Party has said. The TDP’s MP, Rammohan Naidu made the statement while protesting against the BJP and forcing an adjournment motion in the Rajya Sabha over the lack of grant to Andhra Pradesh in the recently presented Union Budget 2018.
J C Diwakar Reddy, the TDP MP from Andhra Pradesh announced his resignation. He said he had failed to bring water to Tadipatri in Anantpur district and hence he was putting in his papers.
In August 1995, there was another ‘cycle war’ just like the one we are getting to see in the Samajwadi Party today. That year, it was the Telugu Desam Party which fought over the party symbol, ‘cycle.’
The fight was between N T Rama Rao and Chandrababu Naidu for the chief minister’s chair.
Hyderabad, Oct 6: Naxals in Vishakapatanam are holding three Telugu Desam Party leaders hostage to protest the mining of bauxite in the area, the police have learnt. Naxals abducted three TDP leaders from the Kothaguda village of GK Veedhi mandal in Visakhapatnam district.
Although the naxals have not put out any demand as yet, the police suspect that they are protesting the bauxite mining in the area. The four leaders G K Veedhi, M Balaiah and K Balaiah and M Mahesh were told by the naxals to meet them. They were assured that they would not be harmed.