After the second day of the Opposition meeting in Bengaluru, opposition parties have revealed the new name for their alliance – Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), to take on the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The 26 parties met over dinner in Bengaluru ahead of the formal closed-door talks on Tuesday. This was the second meeting held by the… Continue reading "INDIA: Opposition alliance reveals new name"
Top leaders of 26 Opposition parties have gathered in Bengaluru to decide on the contours of the front that will take on the BJP next year. The formal talks will take place today from 11 am to 4 pm. The leaders, who gathered in Bengaluru through the day, had a dinner meeting in the evening to formalise the agenda for… Continue reading "Opposition meeting: Formal talks to take place from 11 am to 4 pm today"
AIADMK on Tuesday demanded in the Tamil Nadu Assembly that the speeches of Leader of of Opposition K Palaniswami be telecast live and Speaker M Appavu said the matter could be discussed and a decision may be taken after taking into consideration the technical aspects. LOP Palaniswami said his speeches were not being broadcast live and what was spoken by… Continue reading "AIADMK demands live telecast of Palaniswami speeches in Assembly"
DMK candidates for Rajya Sabha by-election, Kanimozhi Somu and KRN Rajeshkumar have filed their nominations on Tuesday. Accompanied by Chief Minister MK Stalin and senior DMK leaders, Kanimozhi and Rajeshkumar filed their nominations with returning officer cum State Assembly Secretary K Srinivasan at the Secretariat. The applications would be scrutinized on September 23 and candidates would be allowed to withdraw… Continue reading "DMK candidates file nominations for Rajya Sabha by-election"
What started as a debate on White Paper and the state Budget turned out into an exchange on election manifestos as both the DMK and AIADMK traded charges in the Assembly on Monday. Former revenue minister RB Udhayakumar commenced the Budget debate saying that in the name of White Paper the DMK government was shying away from its electoral promises… Continue reading "Heated discussion between DMK and AIADMK in Assembly"
The legislature party of the ruling DMK will meet on 13 August. Chief Minister MK Stalin would chair the meeting to be held at party headquarters Anna Arivalayam at 5 pm on the evening of the first day of the full-fledged budget session. Chief Government whip Kovi Chezhian on Sunday announced the convention of the meeting of the party legislators.… Continue reading "DMK legislature party meet on 13 August"
Chief Minister M K Stalin, on Sunday, met DMDK Founder Vijayakant at his house in Saligram. “It was a courtesy call and politics was not discussed. The Chief Minister inquired about the health conditions of Vijayakant with his family members. During the meeting, Vijayakant handed over the cheque of Rs 10 lakh for Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) directly… Continue reading "Chief Minister M K Stalin meets DMDK chief Vijayakant"
Chief Minister MK Stalin visited Tiruvarur for the first time after assuming office and paid respects at his grandparents’ memorial in Tirukkuvalai on Tuesday. Stalin, who earlier arrived in Tiruchy around 5 pm, was received by Minis-ters KN Nehru and Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi at the airport from where he proceeded to Tiruvarur by road.After reaching Tiruvarur, the Chief Minister inspected… Continue reading "Stalin’s maiden visit to Tiruvarur after assuming office as Chief Minister"
A day after Chief Minister M K Stalin urged Modi to cancel all national level tests like NEET and allow Tamilnadu to fill professional seats, including the MBBS, based on class 12 marks, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam backed the DMK government’s position. Till her death in 2016, late AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa had strongly opposed NEET and AIADMK government (2011-21)… Continue reading "AIADMK backs State government to cancel NEET"
DMK leader MK Stalin took oath as the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu today morning. Along with the DMK chief, 34 ministers of his party are also took oath to be appointed in the state cabinet. The names include 19 former ministers and 15 new faces. It has two women. DMK had fought the elections with its allies and got an… Continue reading "M K Stalin takes oath as Chief Minister of Tamilnadu"