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.

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Telangana: Mahakutami shapes up to take on KCR, but will it be a 2009 repeat?

telangana-partiesHyderabad, 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.

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No confidence motion: Here is why the BJP decided to face it

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.

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Third front: Why it would derail in Telangana, AP

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.

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Principles above alliance says TDP while protesting against BJP

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.

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Failed the people, I quit says TDP Diwakar Reddy

reddyJ 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.

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The ‘cycle war’ that came before the Yadav pari’war’

cycle-tdp647x450In 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.

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No break-up with TDP in Andhra Pradesh says BJP

bjptdpThe BJP has rejected the news that it was breaking up with its ally in Andhra Pradesh, the Telugu Desam Party.
It is just a rumour and there is no such on the cards, both the states medical and health minister, K Srinivas and party spokesperson G V L Narasimiha Rao said.

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Why are Naxals fighting against Bauxite mining in Andhra Pradesh?

miningHyderabad, Oct 15: The naxal movement which had taken backseat in Andhra Pradesh is trying to raise its ugly head once again by raking up the issue of bauxite mining.
The release of the three TDP leaders who were in naxal captivity for ten days gives a clear picture as to what the demand was.
Three TDP leaders from abducted by naxals from near Vishakapatanam ten days back. They were however released late on Wednesday with a clear instruction that these leaders shall not affiliate with any political party and actively oppose the mining of bauxite.

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Bauxite mining issue: Naxals abduct TDP leaders

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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.

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