No-confidence move against TN Speaker to be taken up 1 July

Tamilnadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal Monday indicated that the DMK’s resolution seeking his removal might be taken up 1 July during the ensuing session of the House. Continue Reading

Election fallout: What’s happening in AIADMK-BJP alliance?

Amidst reports that there is a rift in the AIADMK-BJP alliance after it managed to win just one seat in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has sought to play it down by claiming that “all is well” between the partners. Continue Reading

AMMK goes into huddle to discuss situation post 2019 elections

It is expected that today’s meeting would discuss the election debacle and the way ahead for the fledgling party that is headed by general secretary Dhinakaran. Continue Reading

9 newly-elected AIADMK MLAs take oath in TN Speaker’s Chamber

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and senior leaders were present during the oath-taking ceremony that took place in the Speaker’s Chamber in the Secretariat. Continue Reading

Post-election, Tamilnadu Assembly to be convened 10 June

The June session will continue for a month, say reports. The State budget was tabled in February. But since elections were announced and the Model Code of Conduct came into force, there were no discussions on budgetary allocations for each department. Continue Reading

Newly-elected Tamilnadu MLAs to take oath in Secretariat

The political battles might have ended in the election field. But fiery debates are expected to take place in the Assembly in the days to come, as the newly-elected MLAs of archrivals DMK and AIADMK are all set to take oath tomorrow and Wednesday, respectively. Continue Reading

9 AIADMK MLAs to take oath in Speaker’s chamber Wednesday

By-elections were held for 18 Assembly seats along with the general elections this year and four seats on 19 May in the last phase of the 7-phase elections. Continue Reading

Victorious DMK leaders take out procession to Karunanidhi memorial

Some of the prominent winners – Kanimozhi in Thoothukudi, T R Baalu in Sriperumbudur, A Raja in the Nilgiris and Dayanidhi Maran in Chennai Central – joined their leader M K Stalin to pay homage to Karunanidhi at his memorial.  Continue Reading

2019: Tough fight between AIADMK, DMK in Assembly by-polls

The ruling AIADMK and main Opposition DMK are both putting up a tough fight, as early trends in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies show. Continue Reading