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Tamil Nadu Floor Test Result: Palaniswami Wins Trust Vote, Pannerselvam’s Fate Hangs in Dilemma

V K Sasikala

Despite DMK and Congress voting against the motion of confidence in the newly-sworn in government of Edapadi Palaniswami won the trust vote on the floor of the Tamil Nadu Assembly bringing curtains down to one-month controvery in AIADMK. With V.K. Sasikala serving her four-year jail term in Bangalore prison, Congress at the last minute decided to vote against Sasikala camp and ...

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Tamil Nadu Assembly in Pandemonium, No Trust Vote Likely Today

V K Sasikala

The floor test for the Palaniswami government as mandated by the governor ran into trouble with Panneerselvam and the DMK demanding a secret vote while Speaker P.Dhanapal gave a ruling for grouping mode which will intimidate and identify the MLAs not supporting the Sasikala group openly. Speaker Dhanapal’s ruling created chaos with the opposition groups turning violent and occupying the ...

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Tamil Nadu Politics: DMK to Decide Who’s AIADMK Leader Now

In a strange coincidence, the opposition DMK will decide who should govern the state of Tamil Nadu as O. Panneerselvam has no clear majority unless there are massive change of hearts among he partyment. Following the Supreme Court verdict that sentenced Sasikala to four years jail, the AIADMK general secretary sacked Panneerselvam from primary membership and sent Edapadi K Palanisamy ...

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