Jayalalithaa does well to reach out to Stalin. But why should the gesture be so exceptional?
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath of office to the Chief Minister and 28 members of the cabinet.
A divided opposition and the perception of the DMK as a tainted party helped the AIADMK win Tamil Nadu.
Suffering a rout in the current round of assembly polls, the Congress could take heart only from the fact that it managed to wrest power in Puducherry from its breakaway group AINRC with a simple majority.
“Most of our friends and relatives went from here for voting in Tamil Nadu. They were given Rs 500 and a one-way ticket to Chennai.”
“Steps will be initiated for starting fish processing industries in Nagapattinam and Tuthukudi districts,”
The man was rushed to a government hospital but was declared brought dead, police said, adding the cause of the death would be known only after post-mortem.
Liquor baron, whose bribery charge toppled Kerala’s finance minister, has unleashed a ‘Tamil-style’ poll campaign in the state capital.
The belief that Panneerselvam is no longer in Jayalalithaa’s good books is expected to hurt his chances.
The last date to submit nomination papers is April 29 and it would be scrutinised the next day. May 2 will be the last day for withdrawal.
AIADMK workers Pachiannan (55) and Periyasamy (62) from Salem district, collapsed and died of sunstroke, police said.
AIADMK has revised the list six times, tinkering with the candidates for a number of constituencies after announcing the list earlier this month.
Accusing Karunanidhi of having “introduced alcohol to an entire generation” by relaxing the dry law in 1971, she
assured her commitment to implement total prohibition in the state.
“Government does not want poor to take healthy drink but only TASMAC (state run liquor outlets) liquor. That is what they are interested in because it is their business,” Javadekar charged.
DMK had already announced that its chief Karunanidhi will contest again from Tiruvarur and the party is on the field in a total of 173 constituencies giving away the rest of sixty one to allies.