NEET: Stalin calls for all-party meet Saturday

A day after the ruling DMK demanded the resignation of Governor R N Ravi for ‘sitting on’ the legislation passed by the Assembly seeking exemption from NEET for nearly four months and not forwarding it to the Centre for the President’s consideration, Chief Minister M K Stalin today said an all-party meet on the issue will be held Saturday. Continue Reading

Curious & crucial case of Chengalpet vaccine unit

Hours after Chief Minister MK Stalin requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hand over the Integrated Vaccine Complex of the Centre located at Thirukazhukundram in Chengalpattu district to the State government, Union Minister Piyush Goyal at New Delhi told Tamilnadu Industries Minister Thangam Thennarasu that the Centre would convey its decision within a week’s time. Continue Reading

Nominations start for DMK top posts: Bright chances for Durai Murugan, T R Baalu

The process to file nominations to contest for the two top level posts of the DMK- general secretary and treasurer- started this morning. Continue Reading

T R Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran move HC, get relief

Hours after the arrest and release on bail of DMK Rajya Sabha Member R S Bharathi under SC/ST act, DMK Lok Sabha MPs and former Union Ministers T R Baalu and Dayanidhi Maran filed anticipatopry bail pleas in the Madras High Court, which granted them relief till 29 May. Continue Reading

Duraimurugan to become DMK General Secretary

Senior DMK leader and former Minister Duraimurugan today resigned from the post of party treasurer following his decision to contest for the post of general secretary at the party’s general council on 29 March. Continue Reading

LS Speaker Om Birla issues stern message to MPs

Sending out a stern message, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said members from Opposition and Treasury sides who cross over to the other side during the time of uproar in the House will be suspended for the session.

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Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted again over Delhi violence

Proceedings of Lok Sabha were disrupted for the second consecutive day today amid uproar over the issue of Delhi violence as Opposition members sought an immediate discussion on the matter. Continue Reading

Om Birla elected new LS Speaker; Cong, DMK extend support

Modi led the new Speaker to the presiding officer’s chair. Leaders from the BJP, Congress, DMK (T R Baalu) and TMC went up the podium to greet the 56-year-old new Speaker of the Lower House. Continue Reading