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TDP marches ahead of BJP in political advertisements

New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu‘s Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is ahead of the BJP in terms of political advertisements on Google and its related platforms. The party spent Rs 1.48 crore on advertising, while the BJP has spent Rs 1.21 crore for the same. The data come from Google Political Advertising […]

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जया प्रदा भाजपा से जुड़ीं, कहा ‘पीएम मोदी के नेतृत्व में काम करने का सम्मान प्राप्त हुआ’

जयाप्रदा अब तक तेलुगुदेशम पार्टी, समाजवादी पार्टी एवं राष्ट्रीय लोक मंच की सदस्य रह चुकी हैं

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India

2018 flashback from Andhra Pradesh: TDP dumped BJP, embraced Congress

Amaravati: The ruling Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh dumped its ally BJP and embraced sworn rival Congress in 2018, exemplifying the adage that there are no permanent friends or foes in politics. Scripting a new chapter in the history of the 36-year-old regional party founded by his father-in-law late NT Rama Rao with the […]

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India

What mahagathbandhan? TDP to fight BJD in Lok Sabha, Assembly seats of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections in the BJD-ruled state next year. TDP’s Odisha in-charge Rajesh Putra told reporters in Koraput that the TDP will field candidates in 52 Assembly constituencies and five Lok […]

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Entertainment

Tollywood personalities add glitz to Telangana polls

Hyderabad: Adding a dash of glamour to the poll process in Telangana, Telugu film bigwigs turned up in good numbers to cast their ballot Friday. Actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, popular Telugu hero Nagarjuna and director of ‘Baahubali’ SS Rajamouli were among the early voters in the election to the 119-member Telangana Assembly. Another leading Telugu film star […]

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India

BJP looking at alliance route to boost its prospects in south India

New Delhi: The BJP is looking at the alliance route in southern India to augment the numbers of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the Lok Saha elections with its leaders saying that the party is keen to keep its options open in case it requires support from more parties to return to power in […]

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India

TDP chief Naidu calls for ouster of BJP in 2019

Vijayawada: The Telugu Desam Party has adopted a new resolution in which it slammed the NDA government for its “dictatorial” attitude towards states, as its leaders vowed to unite regional parties to dethrone the “anti-people” BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The resolution passed at the TDP’s three-day annual conclave “Mahanadu”, that began here […]

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Is this Mahagathbandhan 2019?

HD Kumaraswamy of JD(S) is all set to swear-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday at the Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru. West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC head Mamata Banerjee, BSP chief Mayawati, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and head of RDP N Chandrababu […]

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India

RS math: BJP improves tally but not enough to push amendments

New Delhi: BJP’s winning juggernaut in State Assembly polls has resulted in a steady rise in its numbers in the Upper House while the loss of power of the Congress in many states has led to a fall in its numerical strength. Now latest tallies show that the BJP’s strength in the 245-member House will go […]

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India

TDP decision to quit NDA unfortunate, unilateral: Shah to Naidu

New Delhi: In a letter to the Andhra chief minister, BJP President Amit Shah today charged that TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu’s decision to quit the ruling NDA was guided by “political considerations” instead of development concerns, and dubbed his move “unfortunate and unilateral”. Shah cited a number of development projects undertaken by the Centre for the […]