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Lok Sabha fails to take up no-confidence motion against the Government

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New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker on Tuesday adjourned the House on the ground that it was not in order and the Lok Sabha again failed to take up notices for no-confidence motion against the government.

At least 50 members are supposed to support a no-confidence notice for the House to start a debate. Today at least 80 blue coloured placards with a number and the message “For No-Confidence” were raised by the Congress and few other Opposition members, including those from the Left parties.

The AIADMK led the protest at the outset today when during zero hour their members rushed to the well of teh House demanding the setting up of the  Cauvery River Management Board. Simultaneously the others occupying the Opposition benches were pressing for no confidence.

80 DMK MLAs suspended from TN Assembly

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Chennai: About 80 opposition DMK MLAs were today suspended for a week from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after there was ruckus in the House.

The Speaker ordered the eviction of all the DMK MLAs present when the DMK Members lost control and lodged a loud protest after ruling AIADMK MLAs took a dig at DMK leader MK Stallin for his “Namakku Naame” campaign ahead of the Assembly polls across all 234 assembly constituencies that failed to bring electoral dividends for his party.

The DMK MLAs are meeting later today to decide their strategy. It us likeky they may decide to boycott the remaining session.

Jayalalitha acquitted in the disproportionate assets case

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J JayalalithaBangalore/Chennai: Single Judge bench of Justice C R Kumaraswamy of High Court of Karnataka today acquitted AIADMK supremo J Jayalalitha and all others convicted in the disproportionate assets case.

Now there will be hectic political activity and the entire scene will shift to Chennai. Immediately after the news came of Jaya’s acquittal, her supporters started jumping and dancing in a frenzy of happiness outside her residence in Chennai. Her return to power as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is now a certainty

O.Panneerselvam, chief minister of Tamil Nadu was prompt in reaching Jaya’s Poes Garden residence when the Karnataka High Court’s verdict came. The other ministers were also on their way.

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha, who was in jail for twenty days before being granted bail, had gone in appeal along with her associates V K Sasikala, V N Sudhakaran and J Ilavarasi challenging her conviction by the Special Court Judge Michael D’Cunha in September 2014 in the disproportionate assets case.

Jayalalitha and the other accused were sentenced to four years in jail. The court had also imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore on the AIADMK leader and Rs 10 crore each on the others.

The special bench of Justice Kumaraswamy was constituted by the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court on February 21 this year on directions from the apex cout.

From today morning Jayalalitha supporters had started gathering at her Poes Garden residene in Chennai. Meanwhile her supporters,who were trying to enter Karnataka from Hosur, were stopped at the border  by the Karnataka Police. The security around the High Court was also beefed up.

A senior AIADMK leader, talking to journalists at the Poes garden this monrning said they want ‘Amma” to be chief minister very soon – not only the AIADMK cadres but the people of Tamil Nadu want this,, she said adding: “Today is our Mother’s Day.”