Telugu Desam Party leader Chadalawada Krishnamurthy was sworn in today as Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), which runs the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara, richest in the country, at nearby Tirumala.
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday decided to expand its reach in neighbouring states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and also in Andaman and Nicobar Islands in order to establish it as a national party.
YSR Congress president and Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly YS Jagan Mohan Reddy criticised a proposal to acquire 15,000 acres of land for an international airport at Bhogapuram district despite protests by locals.
Floor Leader of Telugu Desam Party in Telangana Assembly Errabelli Dayakar Rao and Deputy Leader A Revanth Reddy were among the party's four suspended MLAs who were today taken into preventive custody when they tried to enter the Assembly building here, police said.
A revenue deficit of over Rs 7,000 crore has been projected in Andhra Pradesh's maiden full-fledged budget for 2015-16, which was presented in the state Assembly on Thursday with focus both on welfare and development.
The main opposition YSR Congress attacked the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Tuesday for allegedly failing to deliver on promises made during bifurcation of the erstwhile undivided state, though TDP is part of the NDA.
The NDA central government has not yet taken a decision on granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh and the issue was under consideration, said union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu.
Reacting to the "raw deal" meted out to Andhra Pradesh in the union budget, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Saturday said he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek justice for his state reeling under the impact of bifurcation.
Unidentified persons set on fire a flexi-board near the dais on Thursday morning at Hanamkonda in Telangana's Warangal district where Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is scheduled to address the TDP workers later today, police said.
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi Saturday visited Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district and paid homage to former minister Paritala Ravi, whose character he played in Ram Gopal Varma's "Rakta Charitra" in 2010.