Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicTelugu Desam Party

Topic: Telugu Desam Party

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. 

With a stubble, slippers & weight loss, Chandrababu’s son Nara Lokesh aims to lose ‘Pappu’ tag

Nara Lokesh is a Stanford University alum who held IT ministry — besides panchayati raj and rural development — during his father’s tenure as Andhra Pradesh CM.

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.    

‘Terrorising judiciary, bench-hunting’ — How Andhra CM’s charges against SC judge are being seen

The Jagan Mohan Reddy government held an unprecedented press conference Saturday, levelling allegations of corruption & bias against Justice N.V. Ramana.

BJP, TDP target CM Jagan over spate of attacks on temples in Andhra Pradesh

The CM’s visit to Tirupati temple has fuelled opposition demands that Jagan Mohan Reddy, a devout Christian, sign a faith declaration form.

New Andhra CM Jagan Reddy reverses Naidu govt order, opens up state to CBI probes

The previous Chandrababu Naidu govt had in November 2018 withdrawn the 'general consent' accorded to the CBI to carry out investigations in the state.

Pre-poll alliance of Congress, TDP, RJD & Trinamool a possibility: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu says the parties can contest alone in the states but join hands nationally, clarifies that it is still only an 'idea'.

Mahagathbandhan is an incoherent alliance of rich dynasties, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also termed it an unholy alliance of various political parties for personal survival.

Chandrababu Naidu within his rights to withdraw blanket consent to CBI probes, experts say

CM Chandrababu Naidu alleges Modi govt has used agencies such CBI & ED to threaten his ministers for demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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