Tamil Nadu Assembly today witnessed a rare instance of a ruling AIADMK member being stopped by a minister from making allegations against party's arch-rival DMK chief M Karunanidhi, on the ground that charges should not be made during the Question Hour.
Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa today presented documentary evidence to Congress members in the state assembly to validate the argument presented on Monday that Mahatma Gandhi wanted to dissolve the century-old political party after Independence.
Actors and other representatives of the Tamil film industry on Tuesday began a day-long fast demanding the rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils and an international probe into the alleged war crimes.
In a bid to ease traffic congestion, the Tamil Nadu government today proposed more than Rs. 1,000 crore worth road infrastructure and related projects, including a 45 km elevated road on the busy IT Corridor here to nearby tourist town of Mahabalipuram.
Terming as 'ill-founded' and 'motivated' charges against Congress and the UPA govt on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Union minister V Narayanasamy today alleged students were being instigated by some persons to stage agitations on the issue.
The Cabinet Committee on Investments, which was set up in January for clearing major infrastructure projects, is expected to give its nod for a number of projects within the next three weeks, planning commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said.
Bowing to the pressures of competitive local politics, Union shipping minister GK Vasan became the first Congress leader from Tamil Nadu to demand the shift of CHOGM (Commonwealth heads of government meeting) out of Colombo. HT reports.
After bowling out Sri Lankan IPL players, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa undermined Indian foreign policy by getting the Tamil Nadu assembly to call on the United Nations to help create Tamil Eelam.
DMK President M Karunanidhi on Thursday said pulling out of UPA on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue has not changed anything for 'Eelam Tamils' though he insisted his party was not bothered about withdrawing support to the coalition.
Attacking the ruling UPA at the Centre, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday took potshots at the Congress, saying 'Hand' (the party's symbol) betrayed the state's interests.
Stepping up pressure on the UPA government on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, TN on Wednesday demanded that India move a resolution in the UN Security Council for a referendum for separate Tamil Eelam and stop calling Colombo a friendly nation.
Upset at not being consulted about the decision to quit the Congress-led UPA, party chief M Karunanidhi's elder son MK Alagiri boycotted a crucial DMK executive council meeting on Monday.
Joining her arch rival DMK on the Lankan Tamils issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today said India should stay away from the CHOGM to be held in Colombo in November to mount pressure on Sri Lanka to ensure accountability under an international framework for its alleged war crimes.
After quitting the UPA coalition on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, DMK on Monday demanded that India should boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting scheduled to be held in Colombo in November.
A Central Industrial Security Force constable shot himself with his service rifle on duty at Madurai airport in southern Tamil Nadu on Sunday.