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AIADMK allies seek DMK support for parole to Rajiv Gandhi case convict

On June 21, Robert Payas, a Sri Lankan national and one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, had petitioned the state government seeking mercy killing.

 

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.

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.

Horse-trading sting operation: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker rejects DMK's 'evidence' CD

Horse-trading sting operation: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker rejects DMK's 'evidence' CD

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal on Monday ruled that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Compact Disc (CD) submitted to raise the issue of alleged horse-trading of some All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MLA's, was only a TV channel's video footage with no evidential value.

'Bribing' of voters in R K Nagar: Case registered, says CM K Palaniswami

'Bribing' of voters in R K Nagar: Case registered, says CM K Palaniswami

A case has been registered by the police in connection with the alleged bribing of voters of R K Nagar constituency, where a bypoll slated for April 12 was rescinded by the Election Commission over use of money power, the state assembly was informed on Monday.

DMK stages walkout for third day over "pay-off" row

The DMK staged a walkout for the third consecutive day on Friday from the state assembly over the issue of alleged horse-trading of AIADMK MLAs.

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.

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.

'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.

Amidst DMK ruckus over MLAs sting operation, GST bill passed in Tamil Nadu Assembly

Amidst DMK ruckus over MLAs sting operation, GST bill passed in Tamil Nadu Assembly

The Tamil Nadu Assembly saw a huge showdown between the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over the MLAs sting operation in today's session, which was earlier being expected to be crucial for paving the way for the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill on July 1.

Opposition to decide on presidential candidate on BJP's decision

He said the opposition parties would decide once the BJP decides on whom it will field for the presidential election slated for July 17.

Prez race: Panel of 9 non-NDA parties to decide on consensus candidate

Leaders of at least nine non-NDA parties are part of the sub-group constituted to arrive at a consensus opposition candidate for the July 17 presidential poll.

BJP lashes out at DMK for criticising Centre on cattle ban

BJP lashes out at DMK for criticising Centre on cattle ban

The BJP's state unit on Wednesday lashed out at the DMK for its criticism of the party-led government at the Centre on the issue of ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, and challenged it to hold a beef-eating protest as some other groups were doing.

Massive protests in Chennai over Centre's ban on cattle slaughter, attack on IIT-Madras student

Massive protests in Chennai over Centre's ban on cattle slaughter, attack on IIT-Madras student

Tamil Nadu's main opposition party DMK on Wednesday led a march to protest against the Centre's recent order banning the slaughter of cattle and their sale. 

PM Narendra Modi wishes Puducherry CM Narayanasamy on 70th birthday

PM Narendra Modi wishes Puducherry CM Narayanasamy on 70th birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave birthday greetings to Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on his 70th birthday and prayed for his long and healthy life.

Tamil Nadu: After meeting PM Narendra Modi, O Panneerselvam hints at alliance with BJP, later clarifies speculations

Tamil Nadu: After meeting PM Narendra Modi, O Panneerselvam hints at alliance with BJP, later clarifies speculations

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday hinted at an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in future. 

Ensure Tamil is taught in CBSE, ICSE schools in Tamil Nadu, DMK urges AIADMK govt

DMK working president M K Stalin on Friday urged the state government to ensure that Tamil is taught in CBSE and ICSE schools in Tamil Nadu even as he maintained that BJP-led Centre was imposing Hindi.

Rajinikanth to join politics? Megastar addresses fans, says the system needs to be changed

Rajinikanth to join politics? Megastar addresses fans, says the system needs to be changed

Rajinikanth expressed his disappointment over the `wrong system` which needs to be changed.

Transport strike in Tamil Nadu withdrawn

Transport strike in Tamil Nadu withdrawn

The three-day transport strike in Tamil Nadu by 10 unions was withdrawn on Tuesday night following an agreement reached on various issues in talks between them and the government.

Karunanidhi health condition: DMK chief making steady progress, says Stalin

Ailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi is making "steady progress", his son and party's Working President M K Stalin said today.