There are no permanent friends or enemies in politics. Telugu Desam Party which was founded as an alternative to the Congress is today entering into an alliance with the Congress in Telangana.
The talks over seat sharing within the partners of the yet-to-be formed grant alliance or Maha Kootami are facing a deadlock, with the Congress party deciding not to compromise on contesting the maximum number of seats in Telangana in the ensuing assembly elections.
TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy’s arrogance took a severe beating and caused the unfortunate loss of life of one of his followers and several others were grievously injured.
Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu seems to have thought he would get more political mileage by attending the Dharmabad court in Maharashtra on September 21 in connection with the 2010 Babli agitation case, rather than looking for legal options to avoid it.
The pre-poll surveys being done by various agencies and media houses have started causing jitters in the political parties, notwithstanding their tall claims of emerging victorious in the elections.
As the elections to Andhra Pradesh state assembly are fast approaching, caste equations have once again come to the fore in the state.
While Telangana is going to early elections, most likely in November or December and all political parties are getting ready with their list of candidates, a panic situation has gripped the MLAs of various parties in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh as well.
Recently, Pawan Kalyan held a private meeting with the top businessmen from his community at a hotel in Hyderabad.
Once a popular Tollywood heroine-turned-firebrand political leader from Telangana and former MP Vijayashanti a.k.a Ramulamma might stage a return to Telangana Rashtra Samithi, if the reports doing rounds in a section of media circles are to be believed.
A Dalit man who was hacked to death in a case of honour killing on Friday in Telangana's Miryalguda town was cremated on Sunday.
The political situation in Andhra Pradesh took an interesting turn with former chief secretary IYR Krishna Rao formally joining the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Hyderabad on Saturday.
YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday alleged that Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has utter contempt towards the local talented youth and had obsession with the foreign companies.
Character actor Amit who is known for playing sidekick to villains in Telugu films has been evicted from Bigg Boss house.
Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah on Saturday described it as a “big drama” the hungama being created by Telugu Desam Party leaders over the arrest warrant issued by Dharmabad court in Maharashtra against TDP president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
Telugu Desam Party general secretary and Andhra Pradesh IT minister Nara Lokesh rubbished the reports that appeared in a section of media that the Chandrababu Naidu government would also dissolve the state assembly and go in for the conduct of early elections in the state.