Amid chaos, DMK members were evicted from the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Friday after they gathered in front of the Speaker, objecting to some remarks made by Leader of the House and Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan.
The short session of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Thursday began on a stormy note, as opposition parties, including DMDK, DMK and the Left staged a walkout after being denied permission to raise various issues.
Amidst a host of issues likely to be raised by opposition parties, the short session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly begins here on Thursday sans the presence of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who has been convicted in an illegal wealth case.
In a rare display of unanimity among Tamil parties, DMK and AIADMK on Monday pressed the Centre to secure release of 14 fishermen recently arrested by Sri Lanka, even as they thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for securing release of five others on death row.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that her public life “amounts to swimming in a sea of inferno”, a day after being released from the Bangalore Central Jail.
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) carders on Saturday evening gave a warm welcome to their chief J Jayalalithaa soon after she arrived in Chennai after spending 21 days in the Bangalore Central Jail. The Supreme Court had granted bail to the former Tamil Nadu chief minister yesterday.
A day after getting bail from Supreme Court in disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of Parappana Agrahara Central Prison on Saturday.
Formalities for release of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, who has been granted bail by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case, from the prison here would be completed by this evening, a top jail official said.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) cadres on Tuesday performed a special prayer, "Anga Prathikshanam" in the Vadapalani Murugantemple premises, for the release of party chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Taking exception to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's statement that opposition parties were trying to sully his government's image, DMDK founder leader Vijayakant on Wednesday asked to focus on maintaining law and order in the state rather than blaming others.
Launching a full-blown attack on ruling AIADMK, DMK on Wednesday alleged that Tamil Nadu was facing an "undeclared emergency-like situation" in the aftermath of Jayalalithaa's conviction in a graft case and sought Centre's intervention to put an end to the "atrocities" unleashed by AIADMK supporters.
The DMK on Wednesday slammed the AIADMK government for its alleged failure to check the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the aftermath of jailing of former chief minister Jayalalithaa in a graft case.
Soon after the Karnataka High Court denied bail for Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Tuesday appealed to people not to resort to strike or any other form of protest to express solidarity with the AIADMK chief as she would not like to cause inconvenience to the common man.
Reacting to the Karnataka High Court's decision to reject former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa bail plea, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said he was not surprised by the court's decision.
A wall poster put out by an expelled AIADMK party man here threatening Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu if the convicted party supremo Jayalalithaa was not released from jail created a flutter and the party sought to distance from the row.