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  • Signs visible for joining hands with BJP: AIADMK

    Chennai : In politically significant remarks, the ruling AIADMK on Sunday said that signs of its working together with BJP like a “double-barrelled gun” in the political arena were visible and “no one can sever ties” between the two parties.

  • PM to lead BJP fast on blockade

    New Delhi : Three days after Rahul Gandhi led a symbolic 5-hour Congress fast at Rajghat here for peace and harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go on a day-long fast here on Thursday, with the BJP MPs in own constituencies, against what they call Parliament’s blockade by the Congress in the second part of the budget session that ended last Friday.

  • Modi blasts Oppn for ‘dividing’ the country

    Describing the Madhepura Electric Locomotive Factory as a prime example of Make in India and a source of employment in the region, he said work on the project was first approved in 2007 but it began only three years ago when the NDA government came into the power. On Tuesday, the first engine rolled out of the factory.

  • Parliament washout: A wasted Budget session in Parliament

    The Budget session of Parliament, which finally ended last week, set a new low in several ways. Though pandemonium, disruptions and rushing to the well of the House was by now routine, this session saw virtually the entire post-recess period being fully wasted. Everyone was responsible for the complete wash-out, including the ruling party. Why, even multiple notices of no-confidence motion could not be taken up is a blot on the way

  • Cauvery Water row: Dinakaran urges youth to boycott IPL in Chennai

    Chennai: As a mark to protest against Centre’s negligence for the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB), RK Nagar MLA and rebel AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Friday urged the Tamil youth to boycott Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, which are to be held in Chennai.

  • AIADMK plays trick on Oppn

    The united Opposition in the Rajya Sabha got a false hope from the AIADMK’s assurance to suspend daily disruption of the proceedings to let some business transacted and some discussions held in the last two days.

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    Cauvery Water dispute: Kamal Haasan terms day-long fast by AIADMK ‘farcical’

    Tiruchirappalli: Makkal Neethi Mayyam president Kamal Haasan today accused the Tamil Nadu government of being “subservient” to the Centre rather than upholding the state’s rights on the Cauvery issue. The day-long fast observed by the AIADMK yesterday urging the Centre to immediately constitute the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) “was farcical”, Haasan told reporters here. Later, in a statement, he alleged that the state government was being “subservient” to the Centre.

  • It was a collective goof-up

    New Delhi : One can clearly see a loss of control and panic setting in now, said Rahul Gandhi, bestowing the authorship of the mindless media diktat on the Prime Minister.

  • Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for 19th straight day

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the 19th consecutive day today due to protests by AIADMK members seeking early constitution of the Cauvery water management board.

  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK begins hunger strike over Cauvery issue

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK began their statewide hunger strike on Tuesday in protest against the Central government’s failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB) despite a Supreme Court order.


    New Delhi : The Indian Parliament is witnessing an unprecedented scenario of the government using a ruckus to prevent a spate of no-confidence motions pending against it for the 10th consecutive day on April 2 since March 16.

  • Lok Sabha adjourns again as AIADMK MPs protest on Cauvery issue

    New Delhi: The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were washed out for the 18th consecutive working day today due to vociferous protests by AIADMK members seeking early constitution of the Cauvery water management board. The ruckus saw the adjournment of the proceedings for the first time within four minutes after it assembled and then for the day at noon after the listed papers were laid.

  • Cauvery issue: AIADMK seeks Congress support for no-confidence motion in Parliament

    Chennai (Tamil Nadu): The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday sought the Congress Party’s support for moving the no-confidence motion in the Parliament against the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

  • Cauvery water dispute: AIADMK announces hunger strike on April 2

    Madurai/Chennai: With anger sweeping Tamil Nadu over the Centre’s failure to set up a Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB), the ruling AIADMK announced a hunger strike on April 2 and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswamy hinted the state will move the Supreme Court with a contempt plea against the Centre. Reports have it that the contempt plea may be filed in the apex court on Saturday.