Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Congress today joined other opposition parties, including DMK and PMK, in boycotting the June 27 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election to the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
NDA constituent PMK and Vaiko-led MDMK today alleged that Kerala had taken up efforts to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar, insisting that this would "jeopardise" inter-state relations and urged the Centre to intervene.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
MDMK chief Vaiko today urged the Centre to ensure net neutrality so that people could continue to access Internet as per their choice.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday March 30, 2015
MDMK today said it is the responsibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent Karnataka from constructing a dam across the Cauvery at Mekedatu, which would adversely affect the interests of Tamil Nadu farmers.
Tamil Nadu News | Sam Daniel | Thursday March 26, 2015
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has restrained the commencement of the Rs 1500 crore Neutrino project without clearance from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Protesting against the Narendra Modi government's 'betrayal' of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery River dispute issue involving Karnataka, MDMK chief Vaiko today said that a human chain protest will be held in Thanjavur on April 7.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 7, 2015
Apprehending threat to Idukki district in neighbouring Kerala from the proposed Neutrino Observatory in Theni in Tamil Nadu, MDMK founder Vaiko today asked the state government and people to oppose it.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 8, 2014
MDMK chief Vaiko today walked out of the BJP-led NDA alliance, just days after he hit out at two BJP leaders for criticizing him over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Friday December 5, 2014
In signs of growing trouble for the NDA alliance in Tamil Nadu, MDMK Chief Vaiko hit out at two BJP leaders for criticizing him over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also questioned the Prime Minister's silence over the matter.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
NDA ally and MDMK chief Vaiko has accused the NDA of attempting to push through the RSS vision of education.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 10, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday over the death sentence handed out to five Indian fishermen which has sparked protests in their home state of Tamil Nadu.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday November 4, 2014
MDMK leader Vaiko has accused Tamil Nadu chief minister O Paneerselvam of "belittling his office" and asked why he does not use the chief minister's chamber in Chennai's Fort St George or have a nameplate outside his office that announces his designation.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday November 4, 2014
MDMK leader Vaiko has accused Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam of "belittling his office" and asked why he does not use the chief minister's chamber in Fort St George in Chennai or have a nameplate outside his office that announces his designation.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday November 1, 2014
MDMK Chief Vaiko, an ally of the ruling NDA at the Centre, has blamed the Narendra Modi government for the death sentence awarded to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Sri Lanka.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday November 1, 2014
MDMK Chief Vaiko, an ally of the ruling NDA in Delhi, has blamed the Modi government for the death sentence awarded to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Sri Lanka.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday October 30, 2014
DMK is trying to cobble together a mega alliance by wooing back former allies, PMK and MDMK, who are currently part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance or NDA.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
MDMK leader Vaiko today demanded withdrawal of the Rs 10 per litre hike in the price of 'Aavin' milk announced by the AIADMK Government in Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK today said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 13, 2014
Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for donations towards relief efforts in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, BJP's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK today pledged a sum of Rs 10 lakh for the purpose.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
MDMK leader Vaiko has suggested that the Tamil Nadu government focus on developing agriculture, Industry, Power generation and service sector for the development of the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 4, 2014
MDMK General Secretary Vaiko was on Wednesday was allowed to present his arguments before a special tribunal constituted by the Delhi High Court to look into the ban on LTTE as an "unlawful organization".
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 1, 2014
Teacher's Day celebrations on Friday have occasioned a series of controversies for the Narendra Modi government.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday September 1, 2014
A day after DMK Chief Karunanidhi slammed the Centre for reportedly sending a circular to schools asking them to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav', MDMK leader Vaiko has demanded a withdrawal of the circular by the Human Resource and Development Ministry.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
The MDMK, an ally of the BJP in Tamil Nadu, today demanded that the Union government drop the proposed amendments to some labour laws which would "sacrifice" the hard won rights of the working classes.