Within 10 days from the cabinet reshuffle Amma is contemplating yet another reshuffle in her Cabinet say sources in the corridors of power. The Ministers who are likely to face the axe this time include KP.Ramalingam, Chinnaya and Pachamal... Besides cabinet reshuffle, the buzz in AIADMK circles is that another round of portfolio change is also expected.
TN to get new home secretary.
The buzz in the corridors of Fort St.George is that Rameshram Mishra, IAS will be the second Home Secretary to be shunted out after Sheela Rani Chunkath. Sources say Amma is not so happy with the performance of the HS and has decided to show him the door. Jaya was dissatisfied with the Home Secretary and her displeasure was palpable during the collector's and SP's conference.
CM secretaries under scanner
Insiders in Fort St George say there has been several complaints against CM secretaries... 2 senior officers are now under the scanner. Sources say their activities are now being closely monitored by the intelligence. According to sources the allegation is that the secretaries are raking in the moolah in transfer and postings of senior officers and also for their close links in mines and minerals affairs. Bureaucrats and senior police officers are terrified by this deadly duo.
District Secretaries to be shuffled in AIADMK
Jaya has decided to crack the whip and replace certain district secretaries in the party. Following the cabinet reshuffle, minor changes were effected in the party and this could be the second round of shuffle in the party. AIADMK circles say the list is being prepared keeping in mind the recent performance of party functionaries in the local body elections...insiders say Mannarkudi family is lobbying hard for their pound of flesh.
More booze to flow
The move by the Jayalalitha’s government to start deluxe luxurious bars to fill the treasury is seen as a desperate attempt by the government to manage the struggling treasury.. Government’s move is aimed to pull in the crowds that throng pubs and Star hotels. Officers have been instructed to find suitable locations to start the bar in double time. TASMAC being the only cash cow, Jaya appears to be determined to milk this cow. It appears that there is no bar for ‘Bar’ in Tamil Nadu.
Money matters : Amma’s directive
Amma has given curt instructions to officials to collect the outstanding taxes from all areas. Worried about the dwindling financial situation, Amma has cracked the whip and fearing Amma’s wrath, officials are on the move...but what if things go out of control...??