Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
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Topic: TDP

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 accuses Jagan Reddy govt of grabbing prime lands of Ramanaidu Studio in Visakhapatnam

In a press conference Saturday, TDP leader Satyanarayana Murthy said Vizag residents were living in constant fear of land grabs and encroachments by YSRCP leaders.

Chandrababu Naidu, 13 other TDP leaders suspended for sit-in protest during AP winter session

The opposition party MLAs were suspended on day one of the Andhra winter session after they protested at Speaker's podium, claiming ruling YSR Congress was not allowing them to speak.

SC notice to TDP leader on Andhra govt plea to probe ‘irregularities’ under Naidu regime

In Supreme Court, Jagan govt appeals against Andhra Pradesh High Court order staying 2 govt orders that set up SIT to probe alleged irregularities, including Amaravati land scam.

With NTR daughter Purandeswari’s elevation in party, BJP targets ‘Naidu vote bank’ in Andhra

Purandeswari is among the 8 BJP general secretaries recently appointed by BJP, with analysts saying her selection is part of the party’s efforts to reach No. 2 position in the state.

Andhra doctor sent to mental hospital now at centre of a political row between YSRCP and TDP

YSRCP has alleged that Dr Sudhakar Rao, who was sent to a mental health facility after being arrested for 'nuisance', is being used by TDP to paint the govt anti-Dalit.

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu taken into preventive custody during YSRC protests

The party workers of YSRC tried to block the TDP chief's convoy as he sets off on his state-wide Praja Chaitanya yatra in Andhra Pradesh.

Investor fears deepen in Andhra as LuLu too says #ByeByeAP — ‘business climate anxious’

Abu Dhabi’s LuLu Group has pulled out of a Rs 2,200-cr project in Andhra Pradesh and made its disapproval of Jagan Reddy government’s move public.

TDP reaches out to BJP with a ‘Hindutva makeover’ — targets Christian Jagan Mohan Reddy

Since losing power, TDP has been raking up matters of Hindu faith more proactively than BJP, in bid to regain a lost ally and paint Jagan as anti-Hindu.

Why Rs 55,000-crore Polavaram project is behind latest round of Jagan-Naidu face-off

Ruling YSR Congress Party and opposition TDP have been trading barbs, particularly over cost of remaining work on the Godavari river project & change of bidder.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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