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19 Mar 2018, Edition - 979, Monday


  • J&K minister opposes anti-encroachment drive; J&K minister pelts stones during demolition drive
  • All opportunities being diverted to Gujarat. Nothing is given for Maharashtra by the central govt, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launches a direct hotline to the state CM’s office
  • MNS workers vandalise shops, assault cabs in Vasai area, near Mumbai.
  • After nothing was allocated in the Finance bill, I decided that TDP is not going to be in alliance with the NDA govt: AP CM Chandrababu Naidu
  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the second time in two hours. Will be adjourned till Tuesday.
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee’s name plate vandalised in Presidency University, Kolkata
  • Supreme Court asks Centre to visit Rohingya refugee camps after lawyer filed PIL alleging human rights violations at the camps.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh says there is nothing to fear if non-confidence motion is moved against the government.
  • Morally, BJP govt has failed in fulfilling the promises made to the state of AP, says Congress party’s Renuka Chowdhury


Siruvani: Stalin demands all party meet

Covai Post Network

DMK treasurer and Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly M.K. Stalin today questioned the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, why she failed to move the court against the Kerala Government on the construction of dam across Siruvani.

Stalin was addressing a large number of party workers, who staged a demonstration against the Kerala government for its move and also the Centre for giving environmental clearance for it. “Jayalalithaa should have moved the court and obtained a stay on the construction of the dam, as she has been doing in her individual cases in different courts,” he said.

Instead of raising the issue in the Parliament, the AIADMK MPs have been praising their leader everywhere, he said.

“If the dam is constructed, the drinking water supply will be totally stopped for the people Coimbatore, Erode and Tirupur districts. The government should immediately convene an all party meeting and take steps to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the move,” Stalin said.

The State government should pass a resolution in the Assembly and an all party delegation should meet the Prime Minister and urge him to stop the construction at Siruvani, he said.

Citing examples of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala convening all party meeting and approaching the Centre on various issues, Stalin said that if Jayalalithaa was not able to able to come to Delhi, the delegation could be led by Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam or PWD Minister Edappadi Palanisamy.