Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicChandrababu Naidu

Topic: Chandrababu Naidu

‘Could be my last election’: Chandrababu Naidu appeals to voters for 2024 Andhra polls

Will make Assembly 'gaurava sabha, not kaurava sabha,' says TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and rejects criticism about his age. Gives example of Modi & Biden, both in their 70s.

NTR vs YSR & Naidu factor: How Jagan’s plan to rename university reopened old wounds, feuds

Andhra CM’s decision to rename NTR University of Health Sciences after his father YSR has become not just a political fight, but one over legacy. His sister, too, has opposed move.

40% tickets to youth, ‘motivating’ cadres — here’s TDP plan to make Andhra ‘quit Jagan’

TDP’s 2-day ‘Mahanadu’ event drew a crowd of 1.5 lakh according to party sources, and raised the pitch for 2024 battle in Andhra. But, experts say large turnouts may not mean votes.

Performance matters, not my age, says 72-yr-old TDP chief Naidu as he aims to reclaim Andhra

Chandrababu Naidu said he will now be more visible on ground, days after he raised the slogan ‘Quit Jagan, Save Andhra’ & urged cadres to interact more with the public ahead of 2024.

Pegasus, media, show-cause — why suspended Andhra IPS officer & Jagan govt are sparring

Suspended cop A.B. Venkateswara Rao, intelligence chief in former TDP regime, has been accused of buying and using Pegasus spyware in his tenure. He has denied the allegations.

Naidu ‘won’t return to Andhra assembly’ till he’s back in power, breaks down over insult to wife

In a press meet after his walkout, former Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu claimed YSRCP members made personal attacks against his wife.

Why TDP’s a party in trouble: Demoralised cadre, ageing Naidu & not-yet-ready Nara Lokesh

The Telugu Desam Party is in tatters in Andhra, and its 71-year-old chief Chandrababu Naidu is grappling with such diminished status, that his visit to Delhi last week hardly created a flutter. 

The 30-year-old tradition behind TDP’s decision to not contest an Andhra bypoll

The Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party has decided not to field any candidate for the bypoll at Badvel, scheduled for 30 October.    

This is how Jagan Reddy has turned into a political juggernaut in Andhra

Since coming to power in May 2019, Jagan Reddy's YSRCP has won elections at all levels in Andhra — parliamentary, assembly, municipal & panchayat.

TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu detained at airport en route to election campaign

The TDP chief staged a sit-in protest condemning the detention after police officials prevented him from leaving the Renigunta airport.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.