Modi’s non-reference could also imply that the BJP may be keeping its alliance options open vis-à-vis the AIADMK. It could also imply that the BJP’s national leadership had not given up on the DMK returning to power in the state post-poll, and the Centre having to do business with a new government in Fort St George, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Tamil Nadu’s Bharatiya Janata Party leaders had projected it as their campaign launch for the state assembly elections due in May. Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Modi visit fails to cure clueless BJP's anxieties in TN - Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Tamil Nadu has around 30 per cent or more of ‘swing voters’, and it is this segment that will swing the pre-poll alliance decision, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: An AIADMK poster featuring Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Photograph: Reuters At the much-expected yet less-publicised general council meeting of his Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam at the district town of Perambalur over the weekend, Tamil Nadu’s actor-politician, Vijaykanth, came down as much heavily on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa was acquitted in a disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High court. She was accused of amassing assets worth Rs 66 crore disproportionate to her income during the 90's. It was ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
Assembly elections are due in the summer of 2016 in five places: Assam, West Bengal in the east and Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry in the south Assembly elections are due in the summer of 2016 in five places: Assam, West Bengal in the east and Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry in the south. These account for 116 Lok Sabha seats. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has little or no political capital here. How will the outcome of these elections influence national politics? Here are the facts ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Congress on Thursday disrupted the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha forcing two adjournments during the Question Hour over the happenings in Arunachal Pradesh where the party is accusing the governor of seeking to ‘destabilise’ its government there. Congress members forced two adjournments during the Question Hour with its members raising slogans in the Well of the House and its leaders terming the developments in Arunachal as “alarming” for democracy and regional ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Amidst mounting opposition attack over her government on handling of the northeast monsoon, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday sought to assure the people that she would stand by with them at all times and that there was no need for concern. Calling herself a “dear sister” of the people, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo said that her thoughts constantly revolved around them. “I will be with you at any time; don’t worry,” ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Centre on Thursday declared the floods in Tamil Nadu as a 'calamity of severe nature' even as the opposition questioned ruling All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s handling of the discharge of excess water from a Chennai lake during the heavy downpour. Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said that on her plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Centre had declared the floods as a calamity of severe nature. She also said that the Parliament Secretariat had issued a circular to the MPs ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
For all the blame-game over the flood preparedness in Chennai and elsewhere in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, this is not the first of its kind. Nor would it be the last, given the nature of the north-east monsoon. There has been at least one major monsoon floods in the state in general and Chennai city through the past so many decades -- 1976 (central rule, during Emergency), 1985, 1994-95, and 2004 (tsunami) and 2005 (the Mount Road boat-ride). However, that there has been no institutional ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Nine weddings, including that of Tamil Nadu tourism minister's daughter, were called off as Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was not available to give her 'blessings' to the couples. According to media reports, Tourism Minister S P Shanmuganathan’s daughter Tamizharasi was engaged for a year-and-a-half. However, as 'Amma' was convicted in the disproportionate assets case and went to jail, there was no question of celebrating the wedding. It was only after the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to conduct day-to-day hearing on appeals filed against the Karnataka high court judgment acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and three others in a disproportionate assets case. A bench, comprising justices P C Ghose and R K Agrawal, which while admitting the appeals in July this year had not gone into the issue of staying the high court order, asked the parties concerned to give it the list of issues which -- as per them -- needed to be decided ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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