Tamil Nadu Assembly trust vote: As the House saw continued pandemonium, a visibly distraught Speaker P Dhanapal rose from his seat and said, “I am hurt and ashamed,” after declaring the result of the vote.
Tamil Nadu floor test: Though Palaniswamy was given 15 days by governor-in-charge C Vidyasagar Rao to garner numbers, he decided to seek the vote of confidence on Saturday itself.
Tamil Nadu crisis: Now Panneerselvam camp takes on Sasikala, sacks her and the entire Tamil Nadu cabinet that took oath of office on Thursday.
In the last two months, Tamil Nadu has dominated the media attention. In the last two months, there have been two swearing in ceremonies, a funeral and a prison sentence; there has been Cyclone Vardah and the Jallikattu fiasco. Perhaps it’s time to finally move on.
The AIADMK camp led by acting Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is hoping to receive a sizeable number of legislators on Thursday, said a senior leader. He also said Governor C Vidyasagar Rao may not invite Public Works Minister Edapadi K Palanisamy to form the government in the state till everything seems to be clear. “There […]
Sasikala will have to serve a little less than four years in jail, as she had earlier spent 21 days in a Bengaluru jail.
Tamil Nadu crisis: A conviction by the SC will not only disqualify Sasikala from being CM, it will also debar her from contesting polls for 6 years from the date of release from prison.
In the aftermath of Jayalalithaa’s demise, in a matter of two months, Sasikala has not only inherited her position, party and power – but also inherited AIADMK’s sycophancy.
In Tamil Nadu, admiration or respect for something – whether it’s a centuries-old cultural practice, a cinematic demigod, or a political icon – has always been accompanied by heightened emotions. Be it Jallikattu, the conflict over the Cauvery river, the unbounded reverence for Tamil superstar Rajnikanth
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Jallikattu protests: Panneerselvam urges protesters to withdraw agitation, says event will be allowed in two days
Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam met PM Narendra Modi to seek ordinance on Jallikattu ban allowing the bull-taming sport to take place during Pongal.
Since Jayalithaa’s passing, Jayakumar’s voice has been drowned out by the news involving Sasikala’s transcendence to AIADMK’s political throne.
Venkaiah Naidu said: “Personally, I feel that Jallikattu is a traditional art. It is a traditional sport in Tamil Nadu. Nobody should have problem with this.”
To make it official, though, the party’s general council and its executive council are expected to meet in the next few days.