TN thanks Modi, Centre for getting fishermen released

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Assembly today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government for taking steps to secure the release of five fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka.

Enough time should be given to oppn to put forward views: GK Vasan

 Tamil Maanila Congress Chief G K Vasan on Thursday said Government should respect opposition party members and give adequate time to put forward problems confronting the people, in the state Assembly.

Not convening assembly regretful: Karunanidhi

Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi Thursday regretted that the Tamil Nadu government had not convened the state Assembly to discuss various important issues.

TN Assembly passes bill to end restriction on dhoti

Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill making enforcing dress code and banning entry of persons wearing `dhoti` in public places a cognisable offence punishable with jail term.

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.

Oppn parties stage walkout from TN assembly

Opposition DMK, DMDK, Puthiya Thamizhagam and Left parties Thursday staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after the Speaker denied them permission to raise various issues.

Refusal of entry to dhoti-clad HC judge triggers controversy

Refusal of entry to a dhoti-clad Judge of the Madras High Court at a club here has stoked a controversy, with political parties including DMK condemning the incident, as CPI(M) vowed to take up the issue in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, which is in session on Monday.

TN Assembly pay tribute to Gopinath Munde

The Tamil Nadu State Assembly on Thursday paid homage to late BJP leader Gopinath Munde and some former MLAs who passed away during the inter-session period.

Former Indian Army official moves HC against Vijaykant

The Madras High Court directed police to register a case against DMDK chief and Opposition Leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijayakant, if a cognizable offence is made out on a complaint against him for using "Captain" before his name.

`Pepper spray` talk in TN Assembly

As Congress legislators engaged in a war of words with Left party MLAs, use of pepper spray by MPs in Parliament became a topic of discussion in the budget session of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Tamil Nadu Budget for 2014-15 to be presented on Feb 13

Tamil Nadu government`s budget for the year 2014-15 will be presented on February 13, 2014, Assembly Secretary A M P Jamaludeen said on Thursday.

Governor convenes Tamil Nadu Assembly on January 30

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Tuesday convened the Assembly session on January 30.

D Raja against PM`s Lanka visit, says `Govt should respect TN assembly`s resolution`

Amid opposition from the various political outfits, including DMK`s M Karunanidhi, over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit to Sri Lanka to participate in CHOGM later this month, CPI leader D Raja on Saturday said the Centre should not undermine or ignore the unanimous resolution passed by the Tamil Nadu assembly and should take decision accordingly.

Tamil Nadu Assembly passes resolution, asks Centre to boycott CHOGM

Tamil Nadu on Thursday asked the Central government to boycott next week’s Commonwealth meet in Sri Lanka.

DMDK MLAs suspension: HC issues notice to Assembly secretary

Six DMDK MLAs, who were suspended from the Tamil Nadu Assembly for six months, have appealed against a single judge order in Madras High Court.

TN Assembly demands referendum for separate Tamil Eelam

Ratcheting up pressure over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Tamil Nadu Assembly today adopted a strongly-worded resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly nation and slap sanctions on it while demanding a referendum for a separate Tamil Eelam.

55 DMDK cadres arrested

55 DMDK cadres were arrested when they tried to obstruct road traffic in protest against suspension of 6 party MLAs from TN Assembly for one year.

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.

DMDK members evicted from TN assembly

Opposition DMDK members were Friday evicted en masse from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after they came to blows with a rebel MLA, who had last year called on Chief Minister Jayalalithaa much to the chagrin of the party leadership.

SC dismisses plea against TN govt`s decision to shift Assembly

A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir refused to set aside the state government`s decision which was taken after AIADMK came back to power in May 2011.