Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: TDP

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Praveen Jain/The Print

Since Modi became PM, 16 parties have quit the NDA and 5 more are threatening to leave

From bigwigs like Chandrababu Naidu’s TDP to much smaller allies, the list of parties willing to stand with the BJP is getting shorter every day.
A view of the Lok Sabha during Winter Session of Parliament

Four Lok Sabha MPs suspended for ‘abusing law of the House’

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended three AIADMK MPs and one TDP MP for disrupting the functioning of the House, which concludes its Winter session tomorrow.
Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends 19 AIADMK & TDP MPs for 4 days

The suspended members had repeatedly disrupted the proceedings of the Lok Sabha over Cauvery river and special state status to Andhra Pradesh.
TRS party workers celebrate Telangana Bhavan in Hyderabad | PTI

KCR’s ‘praja welfare’ with schemes & freebies thrashes Congress-TDP ‘praja alliance’  

Unpopularity of Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu seems to have pulled the Congress-TDP alliance down in Telangana. 
File image of Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu | @ncbn/Twitter

TDP to contest Lok Sabha, assembly polls in Odisha in 2019

The Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP will focus on the southern region of Odisha where Telugu language is spoken. This includes 52 assembly constituencies.
K. C. Rao

From firm footing, KCR faces tough battle in Telangana

The CM dissolved the assembly early, hoping early elections would work in his favour, but a Congress-led alliance has slowly made up ground.
N. Chandrababu Naidu with Rahul Gandhi | Facebook

In alliance with Congress, Naidu seems to be finally emerging from NTR’s shadow

Analysts say Naidu has not only sidelined NTR’s family, but his TDP bears little resemblance to the party the Telugu superstar founded.
K. Chandrasekhar Rao at a public meeting in Telangana | PTI

Telangana’s mahagathbandhan test stands between K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his re-election

TDP-Congress Mahakutami alliance is pitted against K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s popularity in poll-bound Telangana.
K Chandrashekhar Rao

TRS the biggest gainer in Telangana’s party-hopping politics

Several politicians from TDP and Congress have switched over to KCR's party, giving it a much-needed foothold in the anti-TRS parts of Telangana. 
Protest demonstration in Gorakhpur against the death of Dalit Scholar Rohith Vemula

In Telangana, dead Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula is no longer a political issue

In 2016, opposition leaders claimed Rohith Vemula's death symbolised BJP’s discrimination of Dalits.
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Why even an ex-IAS officer like Shah Faesal sympathises with murderers of his kith and kin

Every 2-3 years Kashmir has a collective call of conscience. Most entertaining are the ones from wannabe conflict entrepreneurs selling pipe dreams.
hiren gohain

Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...