The Congress on Monday joined other opposition parties, including the Dravida Munetra Kazhagam and Pattali Makkal Katchi, in boycotting the June 27 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency in Chennai, from where All India Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election to the Tamil Nadu assembly. Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President EVKS Elangovan alleged that the bypoll may not be held in a fair manner. In a statement, he ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
MPs say it is highly unlikely that Parliament will do meaningful business in the 23 days at its disposal. "Do you think the monsoon session of Parliament will transact any business?" Business Standard asked an independent member of Parliament. He thought for a moment, as if mentally running through the list of bills awaiting discussion and passage. A short, decisive shake of the head was the only reply. There are several reasons why the monsoon session of Parliament is expected to achieve ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
After a gap of 10 days, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa turned up at the state secretariat on Wednesday, putting an end to the Opposition's queries regarding her health condition. Also, the All India Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam strongly hit out at the Dravida Munetra Kazhagam chief Karunanidhi for his health remark on Jayalalithaa on July 7 when he asked her to "take rest". The chief minister gave away appointment orders to five persons out of a total of 1,006 recruited as assistant ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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