Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today mocked arch rival DMK's attempt to target her "two leaves" symbol, saying it had instilled fear in the party led by M Karunanidhi.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi today announced that refraining from "the bashing of other parties" is included in his party's manifesto for the national election.
About 500 kg of detonators used in quarries was seized today from a jeep at Barliar checkpost, about 40 km from Udhagamandalam in Tamil Nadu and two persons taken into custody in this connection, police said.
Asserting that DMK had the capability to face the polls with its existing local allies, party president M Karunanidhi today said there was no setback for his Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) in the absence of a national party in the combine.
BJP today said the party-led alliance will pave for emergence of a "new political force" in Tamil Nadu after the Lok Sabha elections.
MK Alagiri, recently suspended from the DMK by his father, M Karunanidhi, will sit out the national election, but is considering launching his own party after that.
Two former Union ministers from the DMK being investigated for corruption when they handled the telecom portfolio are among the party's candidates for the national elections.
A man reportedly got two fake Rs 500 notes while withdrawing money from an ATM of a private bank at Panakudi in the district, police said on Sunday.
Unaccounted cash, jewellery and silk sarees, totally worth Rs 14.2 lakh have been seized since last night by Election officers in Namakkal and Kumbakonam, police said.
Banned tobacco products worth more than Rs five lakh were seized by police from a godown in the city today.
Mollifying its dissatisfied ally VCK, the DMK on Saturday offered one more Lok Sabha seat to the Dalit party. With this, the VCK will contest two of the state's 39 constituencies.
In a bizarre incident, a 52-year-old man in Tirunelveli arranged a feast for relatives and friends for laying the foundation stone of his graveyard on Friday.
Seventeen Tamil Nadu fishermen were today repatriated from Sri Lanka, a day after Chief Minister Jayalalithaa slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the continued detention of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy.
A flying squad monitoring implementation of Model Code of Conduct and election related expenditure seized Rs.30 lakh unaccounted cash near here Karur in Tamil Nadu, officials said.
The BJP has added another ally to its count. In Tamil Nadu, the party has closed a deal with the regional DMDK, headed by actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth, popularly known as "Captain."