Senior Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader V also known as Vaiko, who was produced before a magistrate court in connection with a 2009 sedition case, has been sent to a 15-day judicial custody. DNA, 3 weeks ago
T T V Dinakaran, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Deputy General Secretary and the nephew of V K Sasikala, was on Wednesday nominated as the party’s candidate for the RK Nagar bypoll scheduled for April 12. Election to the constituency was necessitated by the death of sitting member and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa last December. According to a party statement, the decision to field Dinakaran was taken at the AIADMK parliamentary board meeting, which is headed by its ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called in support of drought-hit farmers is being observed in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, with Dravida Munnetra Kazagham working president M K Stalin courting arrest in the Cauvery delta region of Tiruvaur. Stalin, along with cadres of the DMK and other parties, came in a procession in Tiruvarur and was detained in a marriage hall, police said, adding they will be let off later. Senior DMK leader and former Union Minister T R Baalu was among those who took part in the ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago Tamil Nadu farmers temporarily call off strike after CM's assurance Rediff.com, 4 days ago
Even as the unity moves between the two AIADMK factions seem to be going nowhere, former chief minister O Panneerselvam is working on a grand alliance of other Opposition parties, reports R Rajagopalan. A mahagathbandhan or grand coalition may slowly be taking shape in Tamil Nadu between former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and other Opposition parties in the state. Panneerselvam, who leads the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) faction, met Tamil Maanila ...Rediff.com, 2 hours ago
Superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday called off his planned visit to Jaffna in Sri Lanka to inaugurate a housing scheme for poor displaced Tamils after protests by some pro-Tamil outfits. Rajinikanth was scheduled to hand over the homes built by Lyca Group's ...DNA, 1 month ago Rajini cancels Lanka visit after pro-Tamil outfits caution him Business Standard, 1 month ago Rajinikanth cancels visit to Lanka after protests from Tamil groups Rediff.com, 1 month ago Rajinikanth cancels visit to Lanka Business Standard, 1 month ago
Nearly 500 members of various outfits were arrested in Coimbatore today when they attempted to stage a demonstration against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to unveil a 112-foot Adiyogi face at the Isha Yoga centre.Some black balloons were also released into the air by a section of the protesters as Modi was travelling to the venue near Coimbatore by a helicopter, police said.The protesters raised slogans against Modi for his alleged failure in protecting farmers' interests and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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