TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh (File Photo/Facebook)

Chandrababu Naidu’s son defeated in Assembly polls

Amaravati:  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu’s son Nara Lokesh was defeated in Assembly election. Lokesh, whom Naidu was grooming as his political successor, lost by 5,200 votes to YSR Congress Party’s A. Rama Krishna Reddy in Mangalagiri constituency in state capital region Amaravati. Though a minister in […]

Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu (IANS Photo)

Chandrababu Naidu resigns as Andhra Pradesh CM

Amaravati:  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday resigned following his Telugu Desam Party’s defeat in Assembly elections. Naidu sent his resignation to Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, who accepted it and asked Naidu to continue till alternate arrangements were made. The Governor is set to invite YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) to form the government. […]

YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy (File Photo/IANS)

Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on May 30: YSRCP leader

Amaravati:  Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will take oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30 in the temple town of Tirupati, a YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader said on Thursday. YSRCP was heading for a landslide victory as it was leading on 152 seats in the 175-member Assembly. Senior party leader […]

Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu (IANS Photo)

Chandrababu Naidu to continue efforts for non-BJP coalition

Amaravati:  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he would continue his efforts to forge a non-BJP coalition till May 23, the day of counting of votes. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief told reporters before leaving for Kolkata to meet West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee that […]

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu (File Photo/IANS)

Disgusting, says Andhra CM on Pragya Singh Thakur’s comment

Amaravati:  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said it was depressing and disgusting to hear that those who killed Mahatma Gandhi were being hailed as ‘great patriots” by BJP candidates. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) was reacting to a statement by BJP candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, Pragya Singh Thakur. “This […]

Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu (File Photo/IANS)

Andhra CM blames BJP for violence in Kolkata

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday strongly condemned the violence “perpetrated” by the BJP in Kolkata on Tuesday. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief alleged that after desperately trying to destabilise the West Bengal government through the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax Department, the BJP […]

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Voting continued till midnight in Andhra

Amaravati: Making history of sorts, polling in some booths in Andhra Pradesh continued till midnight as the total voter turnout reached nearly 80 per cent, capping hours of tension and clashes that left two dead and scores of others injured. The polling concluded around midnight in some polling stations in Guntur, Krishna, Nellore and Kurnool districts […]