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AIADMK releases list of constituencies

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: AIADMK releases list of constituencies

Chennai: The ruling AIADMK on Sunday released the list of Lok Sabha constituencies that the party and its allies would contest from in the upcoming general elections. In a statement here, the AIADMK said it will contest from 20 seats: Salem, Namakkal, Krishnagiri, Erode, Karur, Tiruppur, Pollachi, Arani, Thiruvannamalai, Chidambaram,[Read More…]

AIADMK gives one LS seat to Tamil Maanila Congress

AIADMK gives one LS seat to Tamil Maanila Congress

Chennai: The ruling AIADMK on Wednesday entered into an electoral pact with former Union Minister G.K. Vasan’s Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC), giving it one Lok Sabha seat to contest in Tamil Nadu. With this, the AIADMK will contest 20 of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu while allotting[Read More…]

AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in road accident

AIADMK MP S Rajendran dies in road accident

Tindivanam: In a road accident that occurred in Tindivanam on Saturday, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Member of Parliament S. Rajendran, aged 62 lost his life. The accident reportedly took place at 6:30 am when Rajendran was on his way to Chennai. After Rajendra’s driver lost control, the vehicle[Read More…]

AIADMK, BJP sign electoral pact; BJP gets 5 seats

AIADMK, BJP sign electoral pact; BJP gets 5 seats

Chennai: The ruling AIADMK signed a pact with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday to contest the Lok Sabha elections together, with the BJP allocated five of the 39 seats in the state. Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam told the media here: “Under the AIADMK-led alliance for the 2019[Read More…]

LS Speaker suspends four more MPs

LS Speaker suspends four more MPs

New Delhi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday again suspended four TDP and AIADMK for two consecutive sittings for causing “grave disorder” in the house. The Speaker’s action came as members of the two parties were agitating near the Speaker’s podium shouting slogans in support of their demands like[Read More…]

Suspension of 45 Lok Sabha MPs likely to be revoked

Suspension of 45 Lok Sabha MPs likely to be revoked

New Delhi,The suspension of 45 Lok Sabha members belonging to AIADMK and the TDP is likely to be revoked if they assure Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that they will not create pandemonium. Deputy Speaker M. Thambidurai, who belongs to AIADMK, urged the Speaker to revoke the suspension of all the 45[Read More…]

Lok Sabha Speaker suspends 26 AIADMK, TDP members

Lok Sabha Speaker suspends 26 AIADMK, TDP members

New Delhi: Twenty six Lok Sabha members belonging to AIADMK and TDP were on Wednesday suspended for five days by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for causing “grave disorder” in the House by storming near the podium, tearing papers and throwing them towards the Chair. The AIADMK members were protesting[Read More…]

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments, to meet at 2 p.m.

Rajya Sabha sees repeated adjournments, to meet at 2 p.m.

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday saw repeated adjournments amid sloganeering by AIADMK members and was adjourned to meet again at 2 p.m. The AIADMK members, who have been protesting against a proposed dam on the Cauvery river in Karnataka, trooped to the Chair’s podium as soon as the[Read More…]

Triple Talaq bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Monday

Triple Talaq bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha on Monday

New Delhi, Keen on enacting the legislation, the government has got the bill on criminalising triple talaq listed in the Rajya Sabha for consideration on Monday, giving it the top priority notwithstanding the fact that it may find it difficult to get the bill through. The Muslim Women (Protection of[Read More…]

Dalit activists slams media for ignoring the rise of intolerance against minorities

Dalit activists slams media for ignoring the rise of intolerance against minorities

Udupi: Marking the 50th anniversary of Kilvenmani massacre, Dalit writer and activists G Rajashekhar has slammed the media for ignoring the serious issues related to Dalit atrocities in India. Rajashekhar stated that media has been ignorant in covering the intolerance against Dalits and minorities. District units of Karnataka Komu Souharda[Read More…]

Sasikala’s husband Natarajan dead

Chennai: Expelled and now jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala’s husband M. Natarajan died on Tuesday at a private hospital here. He was 74. According to a statement issued by the Gleneagles Global Health City, Natarajan died at 1.35 a.m. “Every possible clinical attempt was made to sustain his revival. However,[Read More…]

Budget session to start on January 29; budget to be tabled on Feb 1

Lok Sabha passes Union Budget

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Union Budget without any debate amid din, leading to a walkout by members of the Congress and Trinamool, while the TDP, YSR Congress, AIADMK and SP protested near the Speaker’s podium. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved the Finance Bill 2018, as[Read More…]

Voting for 3 Lok Sabha seats in UP, Bihar on March 11

Tamil Nadu: By-election in RK Nagar on Dec 21, says EC

The Election Commission on Friday announced by-election to the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu on December 21, a day after it allotted the AIADMK’s “two leaves” symbol to the ruling faction headed by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam. The counting of votes[Read More…]





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