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Explained: Why BJP wants TDP to 'merge' with it in Andhra Pradesh

The BJP has virtually no presence in the state, while the TDP ruled it until a few months ago. The seemingly outrageous suggestion reflects the BJP's ambition, and a bid to widen the cracks in Naidu's party

Y S Chowdhary bought land around Amaravati before capital announcement: Andhra Pradesh govt

"I don’t own even a cent of land inside the capital region. Let the government prove its charges,’’ Y S Chowdhary said.


Senior TDP, Congress leaders join BJP in Telangana

They were inducted into the saffron fold by BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao, who claimed that only his party is capable of "fighting the TRS' misrule" in Telangana.

TDP spokesperson joins BJP

Meanwhile, several former TDP MLAs and senior leaders skipped a meeting called by party chief Chandrababu Naidu at his residence, sparking speculations of more resignations among the ranks.

Jagan Reddy govt to raze Rs 10-crore building from TDP’s tenure

Calling it a “shameful symbol” of how the TDP government bypassed laws and objections and illegally built it, Jagan said Praja Vedika will be the first illegal building to be demolished, and made it clear that no illegal buildings should be constructed on the river bank.

After Rajya Sabha MPs, TDP MLAs in talks to join, say BJP leaders

BJP Rajya Sabha member and senior leader G V L Narasimha Rao said that several political leaders from both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are in touch with the BJP leadership and have expressed their desire to join the saffron party.


TDP MPs join BJP: Two MPs face CBI, ED, I-T probes, BJP had called them 'Mallyas'

In November last year, BJP MP and spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao called C M Ramesh and Y S Chowdary “Andhra Mallyas” and wrote to the Rajya Sabha Ethics Committee, seeking initiation of “suitable action” against them.

TDP melts down in Rajya Sabha, four of its six members cross over to BJP

While BJP new working president J P Nadda welcomed the TDP MPs into party, Chandrababu Naidu said they have ‘personal agenda’.

Four TDP MPs join BJP fold, NDA is now just 18 short of majority in Rajya Sabha

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) currently holds 106 seats (including the four TDP MPs)—18 short of a majority in the 245-member House.

Who are the four TDP MPs that joined BJP?

Y S Chowdary, C M Ramesh, Garikapati Mohan Rao and T G Venkatesh met Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and handed him a letter of a resolution passed by the legislature party urging its merger.

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YSRCP, TDP intensify campaigns in Andhra Pradesh

Mounting a massive campaign, both the TDP and the YSRCP are indulged in a close fight in the Andhra Pradesh elections.

Politicians from various parties pay tribute to Bhimrao Ambedkar

President, Prime Minister and other leaders pay tribute to Bhimrao Ambedkar on the occasion of his birth anniversary celebrations.


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Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".

TDP Leader Ashok Gajapathi Raju On Why TDP Broke Its Alliance With NDA

Ashok Gajapathi Raju is one of the two ministers that the TDP pulled out of the Union Cabinet to protest against the denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh. In this edition of Idea Exchange, the senior TDP leader explains why Andhra Pradesh was right in asking for special status and also adds that the […]


Idea Exchange With Senior TDP Leader Ashok Gajapathi Raju

A first-time MP, Raju is a senior TDP leader and hails from the royal Gajapathi family of Vizianagaram. During his stint as aviation minister, there was double-digit growth in air passenger traffic nearly every month