India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly bypolls spread across as many states.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday June 27, 2015
The by-election in Tamil Nadu's Radhakrishnan (RK) Nagar consituency has seen a voter turnout of 63.5 per cent till 4 pm, with people still queueing outside polling stations. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is making a bid to be re-elected to the Assembly, after once again taking charge of the state on May 23.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
Puthiya Tamizhgam (PT), today, demanded that the state Assembly be reconvened to discuss demand for grants for each department to enable political parties take various problems and get funds allocated for schemes.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
Coming to the support of fellow opposition party DMDK, whose six MLAs were suspended for allegedly creating ruckus in state Assembly last month, DMK President M Karunanidhi today urged the ruling AIADMK to be "magnanimous and commute the punishment."
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 20, 2015
Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal on Thursday suspended all lawmakers of the state's main opposition party from the rest of the ongoing Assembly session, after one of them made an allegedly disparaging remark about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, in relation to the result of the disproprtionate assets case against her.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 5, 2014
A day after the Supreme Court rejected Kerala's plea to review its May 7 verdict holding as safe the Mullaperiyar dam, the Tamil Nadu Assembly today adopted a resolution urging the neighbouring state to extend support to raise the water level to 152 feet.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
State leaders led by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today extended their Independence Day greetings to the people of the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
The state government today introduced two bills in the Assembly to amend Tamil Nadu Act 14 of 1982. The bills look to bring sexual offences against women and cyber crime offences under the Goondas Act.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A total of 11,140 persons have been booked under various cases for misusing their LPG supply and gas cylinders worth Rs 1.43 crore have been confiscated from them across Tamil Nadu, the state Assembly was informed today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R B Udhaya Kumar on Thursday informed the state Assembly that there is no drought in the state and that the situation is being closely monitored.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK were engaged in a war of words in the Tamil Nadu assembly today over the power situation with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa accusing the Karuanidhi-led party of turning the power-surplus state into a deficit one and questioning its right to talk over the issue.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
Tamil Nadu's power needs are expected to touch 14,500 MW by the end of this fiscal, the state assembly was told on Monday.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Kancheepuram district, housing one of the largest industrial areas in Tamil Nadu, would have atleast 33 sub-stations by the end of the 12th five year plan, Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan informed the State Assembly today.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
The Tamil Nadu state Assembly today paid homage to late BJP leader Gopinath Munde and some former MLAs who passed away during the inter-session period.
Elections News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 24, 2014
Voting for all 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and one state assembly seat began Thursday, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today moved a resolution in a special session of the state assembly demanding India's "complete boycott" of the Commonwealth meet in Colombo.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday witnessed an interesting debate on implementation of total prohibition in the state as the Jayalalithaa government defended its policy of allowing sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor, saying it was implementing it with 'bitterness'.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013
Karnataka Janata Paksha president B S Yeddyurappa on Friday described the Congress win in May 5 assembly polls as good for the state, but said it remained to be seen how the party was going to govern.
South | Sarath Kumar | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The assembly was once again to make our stand very clear - The Sri Lankan authorities should be tried by an independent international court. Economic sanctions to be imposed against the sri Lankan government and the central government should take notice of the emotions of the people of Tamil Nadu and act in accordance to the resolution that was pas...
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday March 27, 2013
With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lanka issue, the state assembly today adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country.
South | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Thursday January 31, 2013
The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition challenging Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's decision to convert the state's new assembly and secretariat building in Chennai into a government hospital.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 30, 2012
The Tamil Nadu Government today celebrated the diamond jubilee of the state Assembly in Chennai. Held at the historic Fort St George, President Pranab Mukherjee, the Chief Guest, dwelt at length on the disruptions in Parliament and called for a "collective thinking to avoid this."
South | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Friday November 30, 2012
The main opposition party DMK skipped the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Tamil Nadu assembly organised by the state government in Chennai today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 7, 2012
The Virudhunagar Congress MP has demanded a probe by a sitting High Court judge into the massive fire in a cracker manufacturing unit here that claimed 38 lives. In a statement, B. Manicka Tagore wanted the State Government to form a committee of Secretaries of different departments to formulate a rural infrastructure plan for the three assembly c...