P Dhanapal

JD(U)'s Nitish faction welcomes Tamil Nadu MLAs' disqualification

JD(U)'s Nitish faction welcomes Tamil Nadu MLAs' disqualification

The Nitish Kumar faction of the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday welcomed Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal's decision a day earlier to disqualify 18 MLAs owing allegiance to AIADMK faction leader T.T.V. Dinakaran.

Sep 19, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
AIADMK chief whip calls for disqualification of 19 MLAs, Speaker Dhanapal sends notice to rebels

AIADMK chief whip calls for disqualification of 19 MLAs, Speaker Dhanapal sends notice to rebels

Tamil Nadu Speaker P Dhanapal on Friday issued a notice to 19 AIADMK MLAs seeking explanation on a plea for their disqualification within a week, according to PTI sources. 

Aug 24, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Now, AIADMK MLAs backing TTV Dhinakaran want P Dhanapal to replace Palaniswami as Tamil Nadu CM

Now, AIADMK MLAs backing TTV Dhinakaran want P Dhanapal to replace Palaniswami as Tamil Nadu CM

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami on Wednesday said unity was the need of the hour to take the party and the AIADMK government forward.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts resolution to grant leave to Karunanidhi

Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin moved the resolution seeking grant of permission to Karunanidhi for absence considering his illness.

 

Jul 18, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Gutkha 'payout' row rocks Tamil Nadu Assembly, Opposition walks out

DMK members, waving newspaper clippings, raised slogans demanding a debate, but Speaker P Dhanapal ruled that matters based on media reports cannot be discussed.

Jun 28, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly spares seven DMK MLAs of action as speaker intervenes

The government, represented by Leader of the House K A Sengottaiyan, moved a motion that the Assembly accepted the recommendations, which also included freezing of the legislators' salary and other perks during the six month suspension period.

Jun 23, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

No-confidence motion against TN Speaker defeated

The opposition resolution seeking the removal of Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal was defeated on Thursday, with 122 AIADMK legislators voting against and 97 opposition MLAs voting in favour.

Mar 23, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
DMK's no-confidence motion against TN Assembly Speaker defeated by voice vote

DMK's no-confidence motion against TN Assembly Speaker defeated by voice vote

The no-confidence motion moved by MK Stalin-led DMK against TN Assembly Speaker was on Thursday defeated by voice vote.

Mar 23, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

High Court asks DMK to substantiate claim on trust vote

The Madras High Court today directed the DMK to produce video clippings or any other recordings to substantiate its claim that the trust vote on February 18 was in contravention of the Assembly rules.

Feb 22, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Relief for CM Palaniswami, Madras HC asks DMK to produce evidence on TN assembly ruckus

Relief for CM Palaniswami, Madras HC asks DMK to produce evidence on TN assembly ruckus

The Madras High Court on Wednesday adjourned the DMK petition challenging Edappadi K Palaniswami's winning trust vote in the Tamil Nadu assembly till Monday.

Feb 22, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Trust vote: DMK to move no-confidence motion against Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal

Trust vote: DMK to move no-confidence motion against Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal

On Saturday, amidst chaotic scenes involving DMK which eventually led to eviction of its members enmasse, the Palaniswami government won the trust vote by the huge margin.

Feb 21, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

MK Stalin sits in protest in Marina under Gandhi statue

DMK working president MK Stalin on Saturday sat in protest near the Mahatma Gandhi statue on Marina beach against the manner in which he and his party legislators were evicted from the state assembly.

Feb 18, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
Chaos reigns in Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK MLAs heckle Speaker P Dhanapal: Watch video

Chaos reigns in Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK MLAs heckle Speaker P Dhanapal: Watch video

Tamil Nadu Assembly on Saturday witnessed unruly scenes when DMK members gheraoed Speaker P Dhanapal seeking secret ballot for the trust vote, who subsequently left the House with marshals escorting him, stalling the proceedings.

Feb 18, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Bill to replace Jallikattu ordinance to be tabled this evening

Bill to replace Jallikattu ordinance to be tabled this evening

The much-expected bill to replace the Tamil Nadu government's Jallikattu ordinance will be tabled in the state assembly this evening, Speaker P Dhanapal said.

Jan 23, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
Ten dissident MLAs resign from TN Assembly, DMDK leader Vijaykanth loses LoP status

Ten dissident MLAs resign from TN Assembly, DMDK leader Vijaykanth loses LoP status

Ten dissident MLAs in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, including eight from the main opposition DMDK, on Sunday tendered their resignation to Speaker P Dhanapal, a move which comes ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.

Feb 21, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

DMK MLAs tear copies of privilege against Karunanidhi in Assembly

The issue pertains to Housing Minister R Vaidyalingam's complaint that the DMK president had attributed remarks not made by him in the Assembly.

Jan 22, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Speaker defends suspension of DMK members from TN Assembly

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal Friday defended the suspension of DMK members en masse from attending the rest of the ongoing budget session since July 22 and refused to reconsider it.

Jul 25, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

DMK stages walk out in TN Assembly

DMK members Friday staged a walkout in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after they were denied permission to discuss an issue by the Speaker.

Jul 18, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Ongoing session of TN assembly till Oct 30: Speaker

The ongoing session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly will be held till October 30, Speaker P Dhanapal said today.

Oct 23, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Six DMDK MLAs suspended for one year

Six Opposition DMDK MLAs were Monday suspended from the Tamil Nadu Assembly for one year in connection with the assault on a dissident DMDK legislator inside the House last month.

Mar 25, 2013, 12:55 PM IST