Telugu Desam Party (TDP): News

17 Feb 2024

N Chandrababu Naidu

Fibernet scam: CID names Chandrababu Naidu main accused

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police has named Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu as the primary suspect in a chargesheet related to the Rs. 114-crore Andhra Pradesh Fibernet Scam case.

20 Nov 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu granted regular bail in AP skill development case

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday granted regular bail to former chief minister and leader of the opposition N Chandrababu Naidu in the alleged Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) scam case.

31 Oct 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

AP skill development scam: Chandrababu Naidu gets 4-week interim bail

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday reportedly granted four-week interim bail on medical grounds to former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in a corruption case.

14 Sep 2023

Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan-Chandrababu Naidu form alliance for 2024 State elections

Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan, who leads the Jana Sena Party, has announced that he'll be allying with Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party.

11 Sep 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu arrested: TDP calls Andhra bandh, JSP extends support

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) called for a bandh in Andhra Pradesh on Monday in protest against the recent arrest of its party chief and former state Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

10 Sep 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Skill development scam: Chandrababu Naidu sent to 14-day judicial custody

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was on Sunday remanded to 14-day judicial custody by a Vijayawada court in connection with the alleged AP skill development corruption case.

10 Sep 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu alleges political motive behind arrest in scam case

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) head and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, arrested in connection with an alleged scam, was reportedly produced at the Vijayawada Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) court on Sunday morning.

09 Sep 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu arrested in corruption case

The Andhra Pradesh Police's Crime Investigation Department (CID) apprehended Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday morning in connection with an alleged corruption case.

On NTR's centenary anniversary, North Carolina observes Telugu Heritage Week 

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao was a pillar of Telugu films and was one of the most famous Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. On his 100th birth anniversary, the State of North Carolina, US declared the May 28-June 2, 2023 week as the Telugu Heritage Week.

14 Apr 2023

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Dog booked for tearing Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's poster

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Dasari Udayasree has lodged a police complaint against a dog for allegedly tearing a poster of YSR Congress Party leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

19 Feb 2023

Telugu Films

Telugu actor Nandamuri Taraka Ratna passes away aged 39

Telugu actor-politician Nandamuri Taraka Ratna, who went into a coma after suffering a cardiac arrest on January 27, breathed his last at Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bengaluru, on Saturday night. He was aged 39.

31 Jan 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam to be Andhra Pradesh's new capital: CM Jagan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday announced that Visakhapatnam would be the new capital of the state.

28 Jan 2023

Telugu Films

Telugu actor Nandamuri Taraka Ratna suffers cardiac arrest; now stable

Telugu actor Nandamuri Taraka Ratna suffered a massive cardiac arrest at a political rally on Friday in Kuppam of Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district.

02 Jan 2023

Andhra Pradesh

AP: Stampede kills 3 in TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu's rally

In a tragic incident, three people died due to a stampede in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district during a political rally led by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President and former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.

29 Dec 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: 8 dead at Chandrababu Naidu's Kandukuru roadshow

At least eight people reportedly lost their lives on Wednesday in a near-stampede in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district during a road show of former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu.

25 May 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Renaming district: Violent protesters in Andhra set minister's house ablaze

Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram is on the edge after demonstrations against the renaming of the Konaseema district turned violent.

20 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.

21 Nov 2019


He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Telangana, Ramesh Chennamaneni is no longer a citizen of India, the government announced on Wednesday, while accusing him of misrepresenting and concealing facts, and obtaining citizenship fraudulently.

07 Nov 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh CM spent Rs. 16cr on office, residence

While multiple construction workers in Andhra Pradesh have committed suicide over an employment crisis, it seems Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has been busy redecorating his home.

Andhra Pradesh: After ex-speaker dies, Naidu demands CBI probe

On Monday, former speaker of Andhra Pradesh Kodela Siva Prasad Rao allegedly committed suicide. A tall leader of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Rao was apparently upset after a case was filed against him.

11 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu, son, put under house arrest

In Andhra Pradesh, the political rivalry between YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) took a new turn after former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was put under house arrest to prevent him from participating in a protest against the current government, led by Jagan Reddy.

25 Aug 2019


After AP floods, government distributes expired oil packets as 'relief'

Over 17,000 people in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh were affected as the Krishna river flooded last week.

15 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

BSP's bank balance is Rs. 670cr, highest among all parties

At Rs. 670 crore, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has the highest bank balance among all parties, TOI reports.

20 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for seventh consecutive working day

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were disrupted for the seventh consecutive working day today, amid sparring between Opposition and treasury benches on the Rafale jet issue.

08 Dec 2018


TDP to contest Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections next year in the BJD-ruled state.

23 Nov 2018


TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today hit back at caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his repeated attacks on its president N Chandrababu Naidu, calling it a "panic reaction".

12 Nov 2018


Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

Chandrababu Naidu meets Deve Gowda to unite Opposition against BJP

In a bid to unite Opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the 2019 elections, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu met JD(S) chief H D Deve Gowda in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

08 Nov 2018


Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC

Seat-sharing deal among partners of the Congress-led grand alliance for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections has been finalized and will be announced after its approval by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the AICC said today.

06 Nov 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Real Diwali when misrule of NDA government ends: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said it would be a real Diwali for the country when the 'misrule' of the NDA government ends at the Center.

Vizag: YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy stabbed at airport

On Thursday, Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief of YSR Congress was attacked by an unidentified man at Visakhapatnam Airport.

01 Oct 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Jobless youth to get monthly allowance from tomorrow

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu will start giving a monthly allowance of Rs. 1,000 to the eligible jobless youth in the state from tomorrow, marking the official launch of the 'Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestham' scheme.

15 Sep 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu arrest warrant: Naidu responds, TDP demands protests

On Friday, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) called for protests across Andhra Pradesh and the neighboring Telangana, after a local Maharashtra court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Andhra Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.

14 Sep 2018


Arrest warrant against AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in 2010 case

A Maharashtra court has issued an arrest warrant against Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu and 15 others in a 2010 case related to an agitation staged by them over the Babli project across the Godavari river.

10 Sep 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu slashes VAT on petrol and diesel in AP

Amid Bharat Bandh being observed across the nation to protest against escalating fuel prices, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu has announced a reduction in VAT on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2 per liter.

10 Aug 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Vidya Balan speaks about her debut Telugu movie, NTR's biopic

Vidya Balan says she is having a great experience working on her debut Telugu film, a biopic on actor-politician Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR).

09 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Now, TDP MP dresses as Adolf Hitler and reaches Parliament

Telugu Desam Party's MP Naramalli Sivaprasad came to the Parliament dressed as German dictator Adolf Hitler to support his demand of special category for Andhra Pradesh.

27 Jul 2018

Lok Sabha

Delhi: Man climbs tower near Metro-Bhawan demanding special-status for AP

A man today climbed a tower near the Metro Bhawan in Delhi demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh, police said.

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#NoConfidenceMotion: PM assures development, welfare of people of Andhra Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the people of Andhra Pradesh that they will not be left behind and the government will ensure their welfare and development.

28 Jun 2018

Andhra Pradesh

AP-MLA sleeps in crematorium to dispel workers' fear of 'ghosts'

It is rare indeed when our lawmakers make it to the news for sincerely praiseworthy initiatives.

19 Jun 2018

PV Narasimha Rao

Parakala Prabhakar, Nirmala Sitharaman's husband, quits as AP communications advisor

After continuous attacks by the opposition, Parakala Prabhakar, Communications Advisor to the AP government and husband of Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, resigned today.

27 May 2018

Lok Sabha

Chandrababu Naidu is confident BJP won't win 2019 general elections

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party will not come to power again in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

08 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Delhi: TDP MPs attempt to protest near PM's residence, detained

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) parliamentarians were detained today by police when they tried to protest near PM Narendra Modi's residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in Delhi demanding special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

07 Apr 2018

Andhra Pradesh

YSR Congress MPs resign from LS over Andhra special status

Five YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) MPs on Friday submitted their resignation letters to the Lok Sabha speaker. This was their way of protesting against Andhra Pradesh not being granted the special category status.

10 Mar 2018


After TDP, ally JD(U) revives special status demand for Bihar

TDP's "special category status" for Andhra ended in CM Chandrababu Naidu calling back his party's ministers, making a public show of protest. However, Naidu stopped short of leading his party out of the NDA.

08 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh

AP special-category: Amid spar, TDP pulls out ministers from Center

In what might signal the beginning of an intense battle, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has decided to pull out both of its ministers from the Central NDA government.

06 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Rahul: Will give Andhra special category status after wresting power

Congress President Rahul Gandhi made a special appearance at rival-camp Telugu Desam Party (TDP) protest in New Delhi. With them, he demanded a special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

04 Feb 2018

Lok Sabha

Disappointed TDP may call off alliance with BJP: Reports

Rumors that the TDP, BJP's biggest ally in the south, is considering breaking off the alliance gained steam as the party called an emergency meeting of its MPs today.

29 Dec 2016

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh MLA claims to have studied physics in BCom

Jaleel Khan, an MLA from the Telugu Desam Party claimed to have studied physics and mathematics as a part of his Bachelors of Commerce programme.