Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Topic: TDP

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.

‘State legislature can’t split capital’: Why HC gave Jagan govt 6 months to develop Amaravati

Jagan govt had wanted Amaravati, Vizag and Kurnool as legislative, executive and judicial capitals. Andhra HC said state can't change capital city notified under APCRDA Act, 2014.

How to name them? Where will HQ be? Why Jagan’s move to double AP districts has sparked protests

Andhra CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy says new districts should be formed by Ugadi, adding that existing collectors and SPs will be appointed for the new districts.

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.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


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Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.