D Jayakumar

  • Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker resigns September 29, 2012

    Chennai: In a surprise development, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker D Jayakumar resigned from his post on Saturday. Jayakumar, elected from Royapuram in Chennai, resigned from office with immediate effect, an official communique said. The communique did not assign any reasons. The functions of the Speaker would now be performed by Deputy...
  • TN Assembly Speaker hits out at Karuna February 9, 2012

    Chennai: Maintaining that due procedure was followed in suspension of opposition leader Vijayakanth of DMDK from the House, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker D Jayakumar on Wednesday slammed DMK President M Karunanidhi for charging that the action showed ruling AIADMK's "antidemocratic rule." The action of Vijayakanth, making some gestures at the ruling...
  • DMK ends weeklong assembly boycott August 13, 2011

    Chennai: Ending its weeklong boycott of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK on Saturday said it would attend the proceedings when the House resumes its sitting next week as it wanted to discharge its democratic duties towards the people. Party's Treasurer and DMK Legislature Party Leader MK Stalin informed Speaker D Jayakumar...