Tamil Nadu Assembly

  • Khurshid to leave for Colombo to attend CHOGM today 13-11-2013 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: Even as protests have increased over India's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is all set to leave for Colombo on Wednesday to attend the meet. Prime Minister Manmohan had decided to skip the meet earlier amidst protests. Meanwhile, the...
  • TN assembly passes resolution demanding India fully boycott CHOGM 12-11-2013 07:51 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding India to completely boycott CHOGM summit in Colombo. Slaming the Centre's decision to participate in the Commonwealth Summit "ignoring" the sentiments of Tamils, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa moved a resolution in a special session of the state assembly demanding India's...
  • HC moved to restrain Centre from attending CHOGM 04-11-2013 10:32 PM

    A PIL petition seeking to restrain the Centre from sending delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), scheduled in Sri Lanka from November 15, was filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday. A bench comprising Justices M Jaichandren and S Vaidyanathan, after hearing...
  • No decision on whether PM will attend CHOGM, informs MEA 31-10-2013 08:27 PM

    No decision has been taken so far on whether the Prime Minister will attend the CHOGM meet in Sri Lanka on November 15-16, External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday, asserting it will be taken after considering all aspects including "national interest" and "international obligations". "A process has been set in...
  • TN: Stalin, 3 others suspended for 2 days from Assembly 08-04-2013 01:53 PM

    Chennai: Opposition DMK MLAs, including MK Stalin, the leader of the its Legislature Wing, were on Monday suspended for two days from the Tamil Nadu Assembly for unruly behaviour in the House. Stalin and party MLAs Govi Chezhiyan, Thangam Thennarasu and Moideen Khan had to be physically removed by marshals...
  • Welcome resolution passed by TN Assembly on SL: Actor Sarathkumar 02-04-2013 11:22 PM

    Members of the Tamil film industry are on a one-day token fast in protest against the alleged human rights violations by the Sri Lankan government and Army. ...
  • Rajiv case: Centre steers clear of mercy plea row 01-09-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday steered clear of the controversy over Tamil Nadu Assembly asking the President to reconsider the mercy pleas of Rajiv Gandhi's killers but said as long as death sentence is legal, courts will continue to award it. "Since there are court proceedings, I can't comment...
  • J&K CM slams double standards on death penalty 31-08-2011 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Tamil Nadu Assembly passed an unprecedented resolution asking the President to reconsider the mercy pleas of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's killers, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has stirred a controversy by comparing the clemency appeals of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru...
  • DMK to boycott rest of TN Assembly session 17-08-2011 01:28 AM

    Chennai: Opposition DMK on Tuesday decided to boycott rest of the Tamil Nadu Assembly session following "anti-democratic" activities in the floor of the House, saying the party will explain the events before people in a public meeting. "It has been decided that it would not be proper to attend the...
  • DMK ends week-long assembly boycott 13-08-2011 04:43 PM

    Chennai: Ending its week-long 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...
  • PMK to review ties with DMK soon 01-07-2011 01:08 PM

    Chennai: DMK ally Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), which endured a drubbing in the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, will soon review its ties with the Dravidian outfit, party chief S Ramadoss said on Friday. In his first press conference after the polls, where his party returned only three MLAs...
  • DMK cadre ends life over party's poll debacle 15-05-2011 12:46 PM

    Erode: Unable to bear DMK's rout in the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, a 49-year-old party cadre allegedly committed suicide in Sathyamangalam in the district, police said on Sunday. Dhanabal doused himself with petrol and set himself ablaze in his house in Govindarajapuram on Saturday night, they said, adding that he...
  • 'BJP not averse to poll tie-up with AIADMK' 08-02-2011 07:03 PM

    Madurai: BJP on Tuesday said it was not averse to a tie-up with AIADMK for coming Tamil Nadu assembly polls as it favoured a broad-based alliance to defeat 'corrupt forces' responsible for a series of scams and sharp price rise. "As of now, we want to join hands with like-minded...
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