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Left parties stage walkout in TN Assembly

Soon after two call attention motions were taken up by the Speaker Dhanapal and were replied to by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and Higher Education Minister P Palaniappan, the Left parties sought to raise certain issues in the House, for which they had already given a written communication to Speaker P Dhanapal. 37 more words


Take up fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa to PM

In a letter to Modi, the text of which was released to the media here, Jayalalithaa said, “I once again request you to immediately take up the issue of frequent apprehension of our fishermen and their boats by the Sri Lankan Navy at the highest diplomatic levels so as to secure the immediate release of all the 93 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, including the 43 fishermen apprehended earlier and the 62 boats, including the 55 boats impounded earlier, from Sri Lankan custody.” 74 more words


Tamil Nadu CM launches new Cultural Centre

On Tuesday, 8th June, 2014, the Hon’ble Chief Minister Selvi J Jayalalithaa inaugurated The Vivekananda Cultural Centre, an ‘Academy for Human Excellence’. She granted a 2 crore rupee donation on the 3 crore project, also providing the land on a 99 years long lease, and allowing the math officials to determine the lease rent


The curious case of Jayalalithaa and Tamil Eelam

None of India’s neighbours influence electorates in State Assembly elections as magnanimously as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean — Sri Lanka. Tamil Nadu (TN) Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s disapproval of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s presence during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony is the tip of the iceberg. 759 more words


History lessons: Politically-controlled media will keep Modi in check

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can run a Presidential-style executive. The massive mandate of 336-seats he received, thanks to the first past the post electoral system that India follows, means the traditional checks and balances will not work. 377 more words