Tamil Nadu Assembly

AIADMK not in alliance with BJP: Edappadi K Palaniswami amid pressure over Cauvery Management Board

AIADMK not in alliance with BJP: Edappadi K Palaniswami amid pressure over Cauvery Management Board

The post-Jayalalithaa AIADMK has been perceived to be cosying up to the BJP.

Mar 21, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Jayalalithaa's portrait to be unveiled in Tamil Nadu Assembly on February 12. Will PM Narendra Modi take part?

Jayalalithaa's portrait to be unveiled in Tamil Nadu Assembly on February 12. Will PM Narendra Modi take part?

The portrait of Jayalalithaa - Tamil Nadu's iconic leader - will be unveiled by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy on Feb 12.

Feb 10, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
Dhinkaran takes oath as MLA; supporters give rousing reception

Dhinkaran takes oath as MLA; supporters give rousing reception

The newly-elected MLA was administered oath by Speaker P Dhanapal in his office here after the former arrived there to a rousing reception by his supporters who lined up all along the route from his residence.

Dec 29, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
Tamil Nadu assembly session from January 8, duration to be decided later

Tamil Nadu assembly session from January 8, duration to be decided later

The Tamil Nadu Assembly will meet for its next session from January 8, 2018. The session would commence with the customary address by the Governor Banwarilal Purohit, his first after taking over last month.

Dec 28, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Stalin, Congress delegation meet Governor Vidyasagar Rao, demand CM Palaniswami prove majority in TN Assembly

Stalin, Congress delegation meet Governor Vidyasagar Rao, demand CM Palaniswami prove majority in TN Assembly

A delegation of Tamil Nadu opposition parties headed by DMK working president MK Stalin on Sunday urged Governor Vidyasagar Rao to direct Chief Minister K Palaniswami to prove his majority in Tamil Nadu Assembly. 

Sep 10, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Varun Gandhi questions MPs' right to hike own salaries

Varun Gandhi questions MPs' right to hike own salaries

Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, he pitched for an external body to determine their remuneration and said it was "shameful" that the number of sittings in the Lok Sabha had dropped from 123 days a year in 1952 to 75 in 2016.

Aug 01, 2017, 16:13 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

Tamil Nadu: Veteran DMK leader K Subravelu passes away

He was 86 and is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Tamil Nadu government asked to consider parole plea of Rajiv Gandhi's assassin

A bench of justices S S Sundresh and N Sathish Kumar gave the direction to the state home secretary on a plea by Ravichandran's mother Rajeshwari.

Jul 11, 2017, 19:44 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

DMK, Congress walk out of Tamil Nadu assembly

Tamil Nadu`s main opposition DMK and allies Congress and IUML on Wednesday walked out of the state assembly to protest Speaker P. Dhanapal`s decision not to read out the Governor`s letter on a DMK representation over a media sting.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

MLA's "pay-off" row: DMK, allies stage walkout from Tamil Nadu assembly

DMK members had yesterday staged a noisy protest waving currency notes after their demand for a debate on the alleged horse-trading was disallowed.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

MLAs pay-off row: Opposition parties stages walkout

After DMK members left, Congress Legislature Party Leader K R Ramasamy said their party too was walking out as the chair did not accord permission to raise the matter.
 

Jun 15, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

At a time when Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK is witnessing a bitter struggle for power between the O Panneerselvam and Edappadi Palaniswami led camps, one of its MLAs today said that the late former general secretary, J Jayalalithaa, was actually an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Jun 15, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin raised the issue of the 'Cash for Vote' MLA sting in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday for the second consecutive day.

Jun 15, 2017, 12:16 PM IST

AIADMK MLAs 'pay-off' issue rocks Tamil Nadu assembly; DMK members evicted en masse

In the Assembly, Speaker P Dhanapal disallowed a discussion as sought by Stalin, saying the matter, based on a private TV channel's 'sting' operation, was sub-judice.

 

Jun 14, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin and several other MLAs of his party were evicted from Tamil Nadu assembly following a ruckus over an alleged 'cash for vote' sting operation on Wednesday.

Jun 14, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
DMK chief M Karunanidhi turns 94

DMK chief M Karunanidhi turns 94

DMK President M. Karunanidhi on Saturday turned 94 and party leaders and cadres in large numbers gathered outside his residence here to greet him.

Jun 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Tamil Nadu assembly moves bill to levy additional 5 pc tax on liquor

Tamil Nadu government today moved a bill in the state Assembly for levy of an additional five per cent tax on sale of liquor.

Mar 23, 2017, 18:00 PM IST