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21 Jul 2018, Edition - 1103, Saturday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Crimes against women increasing, women no more safe in India, says Cong President Rahul Gandhi
  • 40 people gang-raped a 22-year-old girl for four days in a government guest house in Panchkula
  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge and Jyotiraditya Scindia to be speakers for Congress
  • TRS decides to criticise the government, to stage walk-out
  • AIADMK to support the government in Lok Sabha today
  • PM Modi meets top ministers in the parliament
  • BJP President Amit Shah arrives at the parliament

Tamilnadu News

Palaniswami now in safe zone

Covai Post Network

TN ASSEMBLY BEFORE DISQUALIFICATION

Total strength: 234
Current strength: 233 (One seat vacant after Jayalalithaa’s death)
AIADMK : 135 (including Speaker)
DMK and allies : 98 (DMK – 89, Congress – 8, and Indian Union Muslim League – 1)

CURRENT SCENE

Total strength: 215 (after disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs)
AIADMK: 117 (Stand of 3 MLAs – Thaniarasu, Thamimansari and Karunas who won on AIADMK symbol – unknown)

Now, Edappadi K Palaniswami’s Government needs 108 MLAs to stay in power.

Even without the support of the three undecided MLAs and the Speaker’s vote, Palaniswami has the support of 113 MLAs.

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