South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK were engaged in a war of words in the Tamil Nadu assembly today over the power situation with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa accusing the Karuanidhi-led party of turning the power-surplus state into a deficit o...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
The AIADMK today forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha twice during Question Hour over former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's reported allegation that political pressure during the previous UPA regime had led to the elevation of a judge despite...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
The Rajya Sabha was disrupted Monday as AIADMK members raised the issue of corruption in judiciary.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today appointed 'Pookadai' M Munusami and 'Thamarai' S Rajendran as the party's district secretaries in Dharmaprui and Ariyalur.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
Seeking to enthuse party workers in the backdrop of electoral setbacks, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today said victory or defeat does not determine a party's growth and stressed that the ruling AIADMK too had lost polls.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 26, 2014
Ruling AIADMK's A Navaneethakrishnan was today declared elected in the bypoll to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 24, 2014
The ruling AIADMK party's nominee A Navaneethakrishnan is all set to get elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha as only his nomination was found proper during scrutiny on Tuesday, said an official statement.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday June 16, 2014
In the 1960s, Tamil Nadu saw violent protests against the compulsory learning of Hindi. Now, in a turnaround, many parents and schools in the state have launched a battle against the monopoly of Tamil and say they want Hindi.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 13, 2014
AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has announced that the party would field former advocate general A Navaneethakrishnan as its candidate for the July 3 Rajya Sabha election.
India | Devesh Kumar | Monday June 9, 2014
The 16th Lok Sabha will not have a Leader of the Opposition, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has decided in consultation with the government after taking into account past practices and precedence, sources said.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a meeting with him in Delhi today.
India | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a meeting with him in Delhi today, but has denied that there is any proposal for her party the AIADMK to join the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance governme...
South | Sam Daniel Stalin (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today amidst speculation that the BJP is trying to lure her party, the AIADMK, into the NDA fold to seek its support in the Rajya Sabha where the ruling party i...
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday May 27, 2014
Crippling power cuts lasting for hours have been a major issue for Tamil Nadu in the last six years. Many parts of the state have witnessed power cuts of up to 16 hours.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 23, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today described as "unfortunate" Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi's move to invite Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa for his oath ceremony.
Election 2014 | Edited by Swati Gupta | Thursday May 22, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's silence on the invitation extended by Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to attend his oath ceremony, has drawn more attention than the vocal protests of other leade...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu is all set to distribute six lakh goats to 1.5 lakh rural poor in the state during 2014-15 and Rs 198.25 crore has been sanctioned for its procurement.
Election 2014 | Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday May 21, 2014
AIADMK's Youth Wing leader S R Vijaya Kumar is a giant killer. He defeated DMK's mighty leader Dayanidhi Maran on his home turf by 45,000 votes. It was a huge embarrassment for the former telecom minister who sought a third term from his party's bast...
Election 2014 | Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday May 20, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sacked four of her ministers in two days. Those who exited include Local Administration Minister Munusamy, Agriculture Minister S Damodharan, Labour Minister K T Pachamal and Revenue Minister B V Ramanaa.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 19, 2014
AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday announced the election of senior leader M. Thambidurai as the party's parliamentary leader.