Karunanidhi said the grand alliance Nitish had formed in partnership with RJD and Congress “has proved to be a very formidable” force
He noted that several authors had returned their awards and poet Satchidanandan had quit his Akademi post alleging that the literary body had failed to stand by writers and uphold freedom of expression.
It was the controversy surrounding the cremation of J Pappammal, 79, a woman from Trichy who died on July 8, that led to the fight between councillors. Pappammal was cremated at the Trichy crematorium.
“Between 2003 and 2006, Jayalalithaa was chief minister. Can she announce what percentage of Metro rail work was initiated during this three year period?” asked M Karunanidhi.
For a state grappling with power deficit, daily power cuts would mean that mixies, grinders, TVs and table fans cannot run on poll promises.
Jayalalithaa returns as chief minister. Going forward, she will need the support of other parties.
It is stated in the judgment that the total income of Jayalalithaa was Rs 34.76 cr.
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He said DMK is the only movement serving the economically and socially downtrodden.
Jayalalithaa had moved the Supreme Court for bail on October 9 after she was denied bail by the Karnataka High Court.
The bench allowed the urgent mentioning of the plea and posted the matter for hearing tomorrow.
DMK challenged the continuation of a controversial Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the assets case.
DMK has been witnessing a lean phase beginning with the drubbing it received in the 2011 Assembly elections.