With Tamil Nadu’s economy getting increasingly debt-ridden with each passing budget, any concession to the Centre on the tax front, the state government has argued, would only help forgotten ‘minor parties’ to start hoping of a revival, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Last week’s Rajya Sabha walkout by Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK may not have caused the GST Bill to be voted out, or even delayed its passage, but the party’s reservations that the Bill sought to ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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After necessary approvals, alignment of Assemblies and Parliament sessions’ timings to play crucial role, report Archis mohan and Indivjal Dhasmana The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, only gives authority to the Centre and states to frame laws on goods and services tax. And that, too, only if at least 15 of the 29 states approve the legislation and the President gives his assent. For the government to meet its GST roll-out deadline of April 1, ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
As the Opposition leader in the state assembly, M K Stalin has to fend off the ruling AIADMK on the one hand and prevent the re-emergence of a non-Dravidian Opposition on the other -- but his immediate challenge comes from within, in the form of his wheelchair-bound octogenarian party leader and father M Karunanidhi, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: DMK treasurer M K Stalin doing yoga on International Yoga Day 2016. Photograph: Courtesy, M K Stalin's Facebook page. Despite managing the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Tamil parties All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam had a face-off in Rajya Sabha on Friday after the former raised the issue of construction of check dams by Andhra Pradesh on Pallar river flowing it the state. When Vijila Sathyanath (AIADMK) rose to speak on her zero hour mention, DMK members, led by Tiruchi Siva and Kanimozhi, objected to it, saying she should not be allowed to raise the matter as their notices on the same issue were disallowed earlier.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
08 Aug 2016, 10:50 Jagran Post News Desk Jagran Post Editorial | Last Updated: 08 Aug 2016, 20:10 Here are the LIVE updates: 8:00 pm: GST Constitutional Amendment Bill (122nd): Rajya Sabha amendments passed in Lok Sabha unanimously 7:40 pm: GST ...Jagran Post, 2 weeks ago
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed a face-off between Opposition and government over dismissal of Congress dispensations in Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, bringing into close scrutiny the role of governors. "What happened in Arunachal last year and in Uttarakhand this year shocked the country and invited censure of the Supreme Court and high court of Uttarakhand," said Congress Deputy leader Anand Sharma. Photograph: PTI Photo The main opposition party alleged "trampling" of democracy ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
“I have been repeatedly given life threat. I am being compelled to resign from my constitutional post, which I will not do,” she said. “My life is under threat. A woman’s life is under threat. Will the government save me? she ...Jagran Post, 3 weeks ago
The Congress, however, said it wanted to see the final print on the wording of the dispute resolution mechanism before committing its support to the Bill The government has reached an agreement with the Congress on the contentious issue of dispute resolution mechanism under the goods and services tax (GST) regime, raising hopes for the passage of the Constitution amendment Bill in the Rajya Sabha slated for early next week. However, AIADMK, which has 13 members in the Upper House, was yet to ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The foundation for a memorial in the honour of former President A P J Abdul Kalam will be laid on July 27 in Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. Responding the issue raised by Derek O’Brien (Trinamool Congress) in Rajya Sabha in Zero Hour, he said while the Centre wanted five acres of land for the memorial, as of now only 1.8 acres was available. Tamil Nadu government is supporting ‘what we are trying to do’, he said, adding that on ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A United States lawmaker has compared an unprecedented sit-in inside the House of Representatives by Democratic lawmakers to the protest by All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam members in the Rajya Sabha in March, saying ‘other governments may behave this way’ but US should not follow suit. Congressman Mark Meadows posted two photos -- one of the Democratic party sit-in and the other of AIADMK protest by lawmakers inside the Rajya Sabha in March – saying they look ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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