In BJP’s southern push, where does Tamil Nadu stand: Will DMK remain a neutral force in 2019

Chennai, Aug 27: The decision by the DMK to invite BJP chief, Amit Shah for the Karunanidhi memorial meet has raised eyebrows. The DMK however says that there is nothing much to read into the confirmed list of speakers at ” The Southern Sun-Meeting of National Political leaders to be held on August 30.

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Can I call you ‘appa’ at least once now: Stalin’s emotional letter for Karunanidhi

stalin-karunaChennai, Aug 8: Can I address you as Appa once at least now? This was part of an emotional letter written by M K Stalin, following the death of his father, Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday.

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Politics of burial in TN: Is Marina burial only for sitting CMs?

Chennai, Aug 8: Unfortunate politics broke out following the death of DMK leader, M Karunanidhi. The DMK has been demanding a burial at the Marina Beach where stalwarts of the state of Tamil Nadu such as C N Annadurai, M G Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa were laid to rest.

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DMK chief Karunanidhi discharged from hospital

20IN_KARUNANIDHI9_1304858fDMK supremo Karunanidhi who was admitted to the Kauvery hospital after he complained of uneasiness was discharged from the hospital. He left for his Gopalapuram residence after minor medical procedure.

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Jayalalithaa was a fair south Indian: DMK’s dig at Tarun Vijay

Former BJP MP, Tarun Vijay has been trolled, criticised and mocked for his racism related comments. While trying to defend India against charges of racism he said that if we Indians were racist, why would have the entire South. “Which is you know… completely Tamil, you know Kerala, you know Karnataka and Andhra. Why do we live with them? We have blacks, black people all around us,” he also said.
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DMK moves trust vote against speaker of TN assembly

The DMK on Thursday moved a no-confidence motion against the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly.

The motion was being moved to remove Speaker Dhanpal after the ruckus that was caused during the trust vote that was held last month.

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TN trust vote: Go to court, governor advises Stalin, OPS

stalingovEven as Governor of Tamil Nadu, Vidyasagar Rao sought for a report on the trust vote held on Saturday, sources say that he is unlikely to interfere. The DMK and the O Panneerselvam group had complained that the rules were not followed during the trust vote.
They sought for an investigation into the matter. However, Rao told the delegation that the trust vote would have been won even if the opposition was present and a secret ballot held. He said that E Palanisamy had the support of 122 MLAs and there was no reason for him to suspect those numbers.

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TN trust vote aftermath: Stalin goes on hunger strike, courts arrest

stalinThe leader of opposition and DMK’s working president M K Stalin was detained by police along with his party leaders from Marina beach. Hundreds of DMK members joined Stalin in protest as he went on a hunger strike near Gandhi statue in Marina beach. Police, however, detained Stalin and other DMK leaders from the site.
The DMK has launched a state-wide protest against the attack on their leader M K Stalin in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly following visuals of him being carried away by the marshals were aired on television.

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If governor feels TN trust vote was unfair, he can call for another

stalingovFollowing the chaotic trust vote that was held in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly, leader of the opposition M K Stalin met Governor Vidyasagar Rao.

He has complained that the trust vote was not favour as the entire opposition was evicted from the floor of the house. He has also complained that the request for a secret ballot was rejected.

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Mikes flung, chairs hurled: TN assembly adjourned after speaker walks out

tn-assembly_The Tamil Nadu legislative assembly has been adjourned to 1 pm after Speaker Dhanpal who was heckled by the DMK MLAs walked out.

Dhanpal, was gheraoed had to be rescued by the marshals in the assembly.

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