AIADMK said a resolution would be adopted in the coming session of the state assembly seeking lifting of the ban on the bull taming sport.
The AIADMK in Puducherry today asked the V Narayanasamy-led Congress Ministry to seek vote of confidence on the floor of the assembly while claiming that factionalism within that party had come to the fore ever since the list of new ministers was released.
AIADMK nominees P Dhanapal and Pollachi V Jayaraman today filed nominations for the posts of Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Tamil Nadu Assembly and are set to be elected unopposed.
Six nominees, four from ruling AIADMK and two belonging to the DMK, are all set to be elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha as there are no other contenders in the fray with the rejection of seven nominations of independents today.
Madhya Pradesh government has issued show cause notice to an IAS officer apparently for congratulating Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jaylalithaa in a Facebook post on her party’s win in recent Assembly polls, days after slapping notice on another civil servant in a similar case.
As many as 24 crorepati ministers are part of the new Tamil Nadu government and eight have declared criminal cases against them, while neighbouring state Kerala has five crorepati ministers and 17 with criminal cases, a study said today.
Issues like prohibition and allegations of corruption directed against AIADMK by the opposition failed to cut any ice with the voters as the ruling dispensation not only retained power but also bettered its vote share in the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.
Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress and J Jayalalithaa’s AIADMK, which retained power in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively, today walked away with a major chunk of vote share.
Election results 2016: Ending the stranglehold of a prominent political family in the region, the voters of Neravy constituency in this district of Puducherry have elected a candidate outside it in the Assembly polls.
AIADMK is on its way to win a majority and form a government in the Tamil Nadu but the party saw some top leaders, including senior ministers, biting the dust, with the DMK putting up a stiff fight.
Tamil Nadu Election Results 2016: Asserting that there has never been a close call in the history of Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday alleged that the ruling AIADMK spent crores of money to emerge victorious in the assembly polls.
MK Stalin, the long standing heir apparent to DMK chief M Karunanidhi, may have failed to oust AIADMK but a spirited campaign for over a year marked by a makeover virtually made it a close race in Tamil Nadu where traditionally the contests have been one sided.
Poised for a successive term in office with her party establishing clear leads in over 125 seats, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said her party had managed the “historic” win despite absence of an alliance and hailed people’s faith in her.
CPI today said that the Left Front’s impressive performance in Kerala was on “expected” lines…
Fighting heavy odds, J Jayalalithaa proved her detractors wrong again with her grit and determination as she steered AIADMK to power for a second consecutive term, bucking the tradition since 1989 when no party has retained power in Tamil Nadu.