With the election of these MPs, the strength of DMK along with its alliance would increase to seven from the current four in the parliament. For AIADMK, the number of MPs would decrease from 12 to 11 in the Upper House.
The DMK claimed the issue reached the point of a crisis due to the AIADMK government's "negligence" and "administrative failure", reported news agency PTI. Chennai has been affected the worst as the four reservoirs around the city, which supply drinking water, have dried up.
So what next for the BJP-AIADMK alliance? And will the emergence of smaller outfits like TTV Dinakaran’s AMMK and Kamal Haasan’s MNM split the party vote share? Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D.Jayakumar answers them in an interview to Indianexpress.com.
Stakes will be high for Congress and BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections.
After several failed attempts, the much-awaited merger of the two warring factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) was announced on Monday afternoon. The union wasn’t without the drama that has characterized events of the past several months. At the last minute, former chief minister O. Panneerselvam and chief minister Edappadi K. […]
In signs that talks on the merger of the two factions of AIADMK had reached a decisive stage, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami on Thursday announced an inquiry by a retired high court judge into AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa’s death. A probe into the former Chief Minister’s death was a key demand of the […]
With the role of Governor C Vidyasagar Rao drawing criticism, following the delay in resolving the ongoing political crisis in Tamil Nadu, former Supreme Court Judge P B Sawant has said the Governor must “act as early as possible” and allay the “impression that he is acting partisan”.
The Madras High Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking direction to the Centre to award Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour in country, for late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. The court said it cannot give any such directions to the government. The first bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M […]