AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party MLC G. Deepak Reddy on Friday blamed Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy for 'cheating' the voters of Andhra Pradesh by turning away from scores of his promises, assurances and commitments made to people at the time of elections.
He asserted that CM Jagan Reddy has now become seen as a master of J-turns by virtue of his deliberate attempt to suppress the people if they are asking about the implementation of his election promises.
Addressing a virtual press conference here, Mr. Deepak Reddy said the CM went back on his great oath to bring Special Status by taming and [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday gave a call to the people to agitate against the Jaganmohan Reddy Government's 'wilful destruction' of the environment in the State in the last one year.
On the occasion of World Environment Day celebrations today, Mr. Naidu said the wanton felling of mangrove forests at Kakinanda and indiscriminate sand mining were examples of YCP rule's destructive activities. A large number of trees were destroyed in a radius of many kilometres around LG Polymers following the gas leak tragedy. Adequate steps [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP Politburo Member Varla Ramaiah on Friday strongly hit back at the ruling YCP criticism, saying that it was CM Jaganmohan Reddy who was the true 'betrayer of Dalits' in Andhra Pradesh politics but not Chandrababu Naidu.
The TDP senior leader said after coming to power, CM Jagan Reddy has totally ignored the promises made for Dalit welfare and greatly weakened their welfare corporations while the YCP weaker sections Ministers turned into silent spectators.
Addressing a press conference here, Mr. Ramaiah asserted that Chandrababu has actually ensure enough justice to the Dalit c [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has expressed concern that Andhra Pradesh would be left devastated if a second wave of Coronavirus outbreak hits the State which was already suffering on account of the ruling YSR Congress Party excesses in a variety of corruption scams. The Opposition party said if predictions on the second outbreak come true, the already ailing State economy would be the worst hit with its growth rate likely to slip into negative mode, touching -10 per cent. On the other hand, the Guntur market has become like a Koyambedu virus cluster threatening to spread infections [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Former Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Thursday termed it as a great misfortune of the Andhra Pradesh people to have got an inexperienced Chief Minister like Jaganmohan Reddy who does not have basic understanding of how a state or country's economy works. The TDP leader said while the previous TDP regime achieved 11.02 per cent double digit growth rate in 2018-19, the present Government reduced it to single digit 8 per cent in the last one year with its self-destructive and debilitating economic policies. Addressing a press conference here, Mr. Ramakrishnudu said AP eme [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday slammed the ruling YCP leaders for 'luring and looting' by collecting commissions from the gullible poor families in the name of distribution of free house sites.
He said different rates were being fixed at Rs. 30,000, Rs. 60,000 and up to Rs. 1.5 lakh to sanction these house sites while lesser amounts would be collected only if the beneficiaries have the blessings of YCP local leaders. With this, the YCP went down in history as the only party which has resorted to wholesale corruption eve [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP former MLA Yerapatineni Srinivasa Rao on Thursday accused the Jaganmohan Reddy government of paralysing and incapacitating Andhra Pradesh in all aspects by implementing anti-people and backward policies in the last one year.
He asserted that Jagan's rule mirrored how an administration would look like if a person with a criminal record and nature comes to power to rule the people.
Addressing a virtual press conference here, the TDP leader deplored that under Jagan rule, doctors in the state were going to jail while IAS and IPS officers were standing in front of the courts. The [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Former Chief Minister and AP Opposition Leader N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday demanded the YCP Government to disclose how much public money it had wasted for applying its party flag colours to the panchayat offices and government buildings in Andhra Pradesh till now.
He termed the latest Supreme Court order as evidence of the adamant attitude and flagrant violations of the Constitution and the rule of law by the Jagan Reddy Government.
In a statement here, the TDP chief accused the Government of committing one violation after another in utter indifference to even the courts' orders [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday blamed the Jaganmohan Reddy Government's 'inefficient and atrocious' rule for the steep decline in the overall growth rate of Andhra Pradesh.
The TDP chief recalled how Jagan Reddy's chaotic regime has driven away investments not only from AP but from India as a whole. YCP leaders' atrocities and highhanded behaviour have made even the national media refer to Andhra Pradesh as 'Bihar of South' in terms of lawlessness. Some were even calling YCP unlawful activities as 'Government terrorism [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party MLC Buddha Venkanna on Tuesday asserted that the people of Andhra Pradesh were totally disillusioned and dissatisfied with the demolitions, cancellations, atrocities and destructions being carried out by the Jaganmohan Reddy Government in the first year of its rule itself.
The TDP leader advised CM Jagan to himself take up in-congnito visits to find out how badly people were discussing about his one year rule at liquor shops, grocery stores, temples and schools.
Addressing a virtual press conference here, Mr. Venkanna accused YSRCP MP Vijayasai Reddy of having [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP senior leader and MLC P. Ashok Babu on Monday advised YCP MP Vijayasai Reddy to sort out his problems within his own party rather than blaming the Opposition TDP with baseless allegations even in regard to defamatory social media posts against the judges. The TDP leader asserted that the AP Assembly should be put in a state of suspended animation considering the lack of control on the 'chaotic rule' of CM Jaganmohan Reddy. He reminded that even the Bharatiya Janata Party was demanding these days the outright dismissal of the YCP government for its multifarious failures. Addres [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that YCP Government has no moral right to celebrate festivals on completion of its one year rule considering its miserable failure to fulfill its countless promises made to the people at the time of elections.
Mr. Naidu slammed CM Jaganmohan Reddy for 'his anti-people' policies led to untold problems to farmers, coolies, construction workers, poor women, youth and others. With his immature and unwise decisions, the Chief Minister has left all sections of people in a deeper crisis than ever befo [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP former Minister KS Jawahar on Sunday advised Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita not to behave like a TV anchor or just remote in the hands of Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy and other party leaders.
The TDP leader dismissed the claims of Ms. Sucharita that Chandrababu Naidu's letter for permission to visit AP was not received by the office of Director General of Police.
Addressing a virtual press conference here, Mr. Jawahar asserted that Mr. Naidu or the TDP cannot be faulted if the DGP did not check his online applications seeking permissions for inter-state travels. Without check [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party former Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao on Friday deplored that the Jagan Reddy Government had waived Rs. 187.80 Cr worth power bills for the industrialists while not extending a similar gesture for different sections of people who were suffering financially due to Coronvirus impact.
He said that the Government was spending crores of rupees on advertisements but no effort was being made to rescue the ordinary consumers. The ruling party turned a deaf ear to Opposition demand for waiving bills for 1.35 lakh ordinary consumers.
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AMARAVATI: In response the call given by Telugu Desam Party National President N. Chandrababu Naidu, the party leaders and people's representatives took part in 'deeksha' protests at their respective homes all over the state on Thursday in protest against increased power bills.
The Opposition party objected that at a time when the people were suffering on account of loss of incomes and work opportunities due to Coronavirus lockdowns, the YCP Government gave an underhand, heavy blow to the consumers.
The protest deekshas were held in 160 out of the 175 assembly segments and 620 out of the 904 man [ ... ]
Opposition Leader in AP Council and former Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Thursday strongly objected to the YSRCP celebrating completion of its one year rule in a big way though there were no achievements to its credit to deserve such celebrations.
He said that while the people were suffering on all fronts, the YCP leaders have begun celebrating for apparently spreading Coronavirus during lockdown, for cancelling popular programmes like Anna Canteens and for not keeping its Navaratnalu promises.
In a statement here, Mr. Ramakrishnudu demanded that the YCP Government publish a white p [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Former Minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra on Wednesday said that the YSR Congress Party Government had deliberately failed to protect the 34 per cent reservations for BCs in local body elections in the state. He said that the ruling party had intentionally avoided putting up strong arguments in the Supreme Court which resulted in the backward classes losing a significant portion of reservations they enjoyed in earlier local body elections. Addressing a virtual press conference here, Mr. Ravindra said that the Jaganmohan Reddy Government had undoubtedly betrayed the BCs just be [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday strongly objected to higher current bills handed over to all sections of people and demanded that the YSR Congress Party Government waive these bills for at least 3 months in view of the Coronavirus lockdown crisis all over the state. Reminding the YSRCP of its election promise to reduce tariff, Mr. Naidu deplored that the Jaganmohan Reddy Government had lost all credibility and it was people's misfortune to go on suffering in all aspects after having voted this party to power a year ago. Addressing [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: TDP leader and former minister K.S. Jawahar on Saturday expressed concern over the YSR Congress Party Government acquiring lands of leather parks without any consideration to support the livelihoods of leather workers in the state. He demanded that the Government immediately withdraw its efforts to snatch away over 752.90 acres of lands given to leather parks by Leather Industries Development Corporation of AP (LIDCAP) all over the state. Addressing a virtual press conference here, the TDP leaders deplored that from day one, it has been a single point agenda for the YSRCP Governme [ ... ]
AMARAVATI: Telugu Desam Party National President and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday asserted that the YSR Congress Party Government has totally failed to fulfill its promises made to farmers while the previous TDP regime implemented crop loan waiver and 'Annadata Sukhibhava' programmes successfully. He pointed out that while YSRCP is giving just Rs. 7,500 per year under Rythu Bharosa, the TDP has given Rs. 15,000 to each farmer who got Rs. 75,000 total for all five years. Inclusive of loan waiver dues, a farmer should get Rs. 1.15 lakh but the ruling party has caused a lo [ ... ]