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The MLA Jaya expelled speaks

The MLA Jaya expelled speaks

'Last night someone threw stones at my house at 11 pm. My car was also smashed.' Pala Karuppiah is the 74-year-old politician who represented the Harbour assembly constituency in Chennai till earlier this week. Last week after he was expelled from the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham he resigned his seat in the Tamil Nadu assembly. He gave his side of the story to I have been in the ADMK for the last ten years. I am an old Congressman. I am a follower of K Kamaraj., 1 week ago

'Has reservation served its purpose?'

'There are some castes that grab power, then pass on the benefits to those who belong to their own caste.' 'Society still does not accept women leaders unless they are thrust upon people from the top.' IMAGE: 'The lowest strata of society, irrespective of caste, face a lot of difficulties.' Photograph: Kamal Kishore/Reuters P Sivakami plays many roles -- writer, former IAS officer and now a political leader all set to give voice to the Dalits of Tamil Nadu. After 29 years in the civil service, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

I will always stand by you, don't worry: Jaya to flood-hit people

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.com1 month ago

BJP-Congress meeting fails to break deadlock

Parties agree to meet again, but some NDA leaders worry window to pass crucial bills in the Rajya Sabha is closing fast New Delhi: The ongoing winter session of Parliament seems headed for another washout as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Q&A with NV Rakhunath: Centre knew things could go wrong

In the wake of the flood that rocked Chennai, urban planning, or the lack of it, is being pinpointed as one of the main culprits. N.V. Rakhunath, former chief planner with the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), concedes that science ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 months ago

Chennai rains: AIADMK men harass volunteers, people loot aid

Supporters of the ruling AIADMK party are allegedly harassing volunteers and asking them to share the relief materials hampering the efforts of many to help the people of rain-battered Chennai. A series of reports on news websites and videos ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago

Chennai rains: Amma stickers on relief material enrage hungry survivors

  While people in Chennai continue to battle the floods and the devastation that comes with it, the state government has suddenly caught everybody’s attention and for all the wrong reasons. A day after a poster stated that Tamil Nadu  Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa ‘single-handedly saved Chennai from drowning’, several people on Twitter have alleged that relief materials are being allowed in certain areas only when they carry a mandatory sticker with ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Narendra Modi convenes crisis meet amid political row over govt response

MPs allege centre's response not adequate to counter the century's heaviest rainfall to hit Tamil Nadu Nikita MehtaPretika KhannaSayantan Bera The heaviest rainfall in more than a century has caused massive flooding across Tamil Nadu, driving ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago
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