Events in Pakistan have overshadowed recent developments in Sri Lanka and its impact in Tamil Nadu. (The Other Crisis, Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 08, 2007)
Coalition governments have been celebrated as giving adequate representation to regional interests at the Centre, which is necessary in a diverse and multicultural country such as India. But recent remarks by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh highlight . . . (Coalition Blues, Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 07, 2007)
Reacting sharply to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's remark that he condoled the death of LTTE leader S P Tamilselvan in his capacity as a Tamil, AIADMK Supremo Jayalalitha on Tuesday said she too had Tamil spirit and that . . . . (Tamil Blood Runs In My Veins: Jaya , Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today said that it would move the Supreme Court, seeking the dismissal of the DMK government, as Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi allegedly supported the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
(Aiadmk To Move Sc For Tn Govt Dismissal , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's writing elegy to slain LTTE leader Tamilselvan has kicked up a major controversy with the Congress disapproving it without criticising the DMK chief and the BJP questioning how a Chief Minister could beat . . . . (Karuna Under More Fire For His Elegy To Slain Ltte Leader , Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A dirge penned by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as a tribute to LTTE’s political wing leader S P Tamilselvan, who was killed in a Sri Lankan air raid at a militant hideout has raised many questions.
(Mourning Tamilselvan: Crying Foul Over A Dirge , Deccan Herald, S Murari, Nov 06, 2007)
The Congress on Monday sought to downplay UPA ally and DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s poem in praise the slain LTTE leader SP Tamilselvan describing its contents as his “personal views”. (Cong Criticises Karuna’S Mourning Of Slain Ltte Leader, The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In Vyjayantimalas biography the angst, filmi intrigues and political chicanery of her detractors have all been under-played with the focus remaining on her achievements. (The Dancing Queen , Deccan Herald, C V Aravind, Nov 05, 2007)
Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Sunday defended his poem in praise of the slain LTTE political chief SP Thamilselvan by stating that it is human nature to express condolence.
(Karuna Defends Poem On Tamilselvan, New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi on Sunday denied violating the Constitution and his oath of office by penning a poem of tribute to a slain leader of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, arguing that it was a "humanitarian . . . . . (Karuna Faces Flak Over Ltte Poem, Asian Age, R. Bhagwan Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s poem in praise of slain LTTE leader S.P. Tamilselvan has sparked off a controversy, with Opposition leader and AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa charging him with violating the Indian constitution and . . . . (Karuna’S Poem For Slain Ltte Leader Sparks Row, Tribune, Arup Chanda, Nov 05, 2007)
The Madras High Court on Friday stayed the privilege proceedings initiated against the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, for her reported statements against Local Administration Minister M.K. Stalin.
(Madras High Court Stays Privilege Proceedings Against Jayalalithaa, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A smiling Vijay, actor, greets the readers of this special issue of Ananda Viaktan . “Gangai Nadhikaraiyinile…” An extensive article by P. Swaminathan describes the religious sanctity of the holy city of Varanasi with the resplenden . . . . (Released For The Festival, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazahagam (MDMK) councillors of Manapparai Municipal Council staged a walkout on Thursday, bringing the proceedings of the council’s monthly meeting to an abrupt end.
(Aiadmk, Mdmk Councillors Stage Walkout From Meeting , Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Amidst unprecedented security arrangements, the centenary celebrations of Muthuramalinga Thevar were held at Pasumpon in Ramanathapuram district on Tuesday. (Violence Mars Thevar Centenary Celebrations, Hindu, S. Vijay Kumar, Oct 31, 2007)
The proclaimed revival of intimacies between the JD(S) and BJP in Karnataka is likely to further whittle down the idea of the Third Front at the Centre. (First, Second..., Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 31, 2007)
The Supreme Court today issued notices to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, union minister T.R. Balu, state transport minister K.N. Nehru and three top officers of the state government for the alleged contempt of the apex court . . . . . (Sc Notice To Karuna, Balu , Tribune, S.S. Negi , Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, Chief Secretary L.K. Tripathy and three others on a contempt petition filed by the AIADMK for allegedly violating a court order prohibiting the enforcement of . . . . (Court Notice To Karunanidhi, Hindu, J. Venkatesan, Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Union Transport Minister T R Baalu, Chief Secretary L K Tripathi, Tamil Nadu Transport Minister K N Nehru, Director General of Police P Rajendran . . . . (Sc Notices To Karunanidhi, Baalu On Contempt Petition, Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Monday asked Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK supremo M Karunanidhi and Union transport minister T R Baalu to show cause why contempt proceedings be not initiated against them for allegedly violating its order . . . . (Sc Notice To Karunanidhi, Baalu, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
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