Assembly: DMK plays hide and seek again, Oppn MLAs walk out over CAA

For the second consecutive day, DMK legislators staged walk out from the Assembly, after Leader of Opposition M K Stalin was denied permission to speak about Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during the zero hour today.

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Tamilnadu govt will decide soon on 10 % EWS reservation: Minister

He was speaking to reporters at Jayalalithaa’s memorial where he had come to pay obeisance to the late leader as he would be tabling the demands for his department in the Assembly today. Continue Reading

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

Twists & turns

The Lok Sabha elections are over in Tamilnadu and so are the by-elections to 18 Assembly seats. Come 19 May, four more Assembly constituencies will go for polls. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu to get two new city corporations at Hosur and Nagercoil

A bill to allow private universities in Tamilnadu was tabled by Higher Education Minister K P Anbazhagan in the Assembly. This was opposed by DMK legislators, stating that it would affect the quality of education in the State. Continue Reading

Caution is not weakness

Conflicts between the legislature and judiciary are not uncommon in a democracy. History is replete with instances of confrontation between the two institutions and one can easily spell out any number of issues in which the decision of one has been negated by the other. Continue Reading