Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 8, 2016
BJP would hold talks with various parties on the issue of forming alliance for the coming Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and a decision in this regard would be taken in 10 days, senior party leader L Ganesan said in Madurai today.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 5, 2016
A pavement in Chennai is their home. They had nothing to give, but that didn't stop V Ashok, 14, R Arjun, 10, and M Arumugam, 8, from contributing to flood relief efforts. And now their efforts have earned them scholarships.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 5, 2016
BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday told Tamil Nadu party leaders to ramp up propaganda by using technology for the coming state Assembly polls as he held a brainstorming session with top functionaries in Kerala.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 24, 2016
DMDK chief Vijayakanth today congratulated BJP president Amit Shah on his re-election as party president and said that his tenure would help realise the dreams of the party.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 2, 2016
At a time when the party is trying hard to have the DMDK in its fold for the Assembly elections like it did during the Lok Sabha polls in 2014, the BJP on Friday expressed hope that the NDA in Tamil Nadu would shape up soon.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 30, 2015
Amid invitations from several parties for an alliance, the Vijayakanth-led DMDK today said it would hold a meeting of its key decision-making bodies on January 9 to discuss future plans.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 27, 2015
In a blow to BJP's constant assertion that the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) led by actor-turned politician Vijayakanth was a part of NDA front, the party chief today said those who claimed that his party was part of their front may continue to do so.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 24, 2015
Kasturi Munirathinam, who lost her right hand after it was allegedly chopped off by her Saudi Arabian employer, was assured support by Tamil Nadu BJP on Wednesday which also promised to take steps to provide her with an artificial limb.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
A day after a nephew of APJ Abdul Kalam resigned from BJP, the late president's grand-nephew APJMJ Sheik Saleem today said he continued to be a loyal worker of the saffron party.
Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 23, 2015
Claiming that the central government has decided to abandon the Sethusamudram shipping channel project, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today sought the Supreme Court's permission to withdraw his petition against the project.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
Claiming that the Chief Minster's health insurance scheme in Tamil Nadu had some restrictive norms pertaining to dengue, the state unit of BJP today urged the government to relax the conditions and bring complete treatment modalities for the viral fever under the scheme.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 9, 2015
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today said the Centre was granting sufficient funds to Tamil Nadu for various projects and welfare schemes and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's allegation of low funds to the state from the Centre was not correct.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
BJP today said it would hold state-wide demonstrations on August 10 and 11 demanding prohibition and closure of state-run (TASMAC) outlets.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
BJP president Amit Shah today urged people belonging to all communities in Tamil Nadu to take a vow to make the state "corruption-free" so that it realized its full potential for growth.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Former CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat has lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it was no different from the previous UPA regime in "indulging in corruption."
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
BJP's Puducherry unit today criticised Chief Minister N Rangasamy, an ally of NDA, for not attending the recent NITI Aayog meeting in New Delhi, saying he had lost an opportunity to take up development projects concerning the Union Territory.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly bypolls spread across as many states.
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.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 5, 2015
Puducherry BJP MLA M.Visweswaran today said in a Union Territory the Lt Governor, who is the Administrator, is the higher authority and the elected government can aid and advise him.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 13, 2015
A local BJP functionary in Tamil Nadu has been allegedly hacked to death by a four-member unidentified gang at a petrol bunk, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
Polling commenced today in Srirangam Assembly constituency which is facing by-election to fill up the vacancy caused by disqualification of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa following her conviction in a disproportionate assets case.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 13, 2015
DMK today announced its candidate for the February 13 bypoll for the Srirangam seat, vacated by AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa following her conviction in a graft case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
The BJP's state unit today demanded that the Tamil Nadu government extended financial assistance to the victim of the Bengaluru bomb blast, as she hailed from this state.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday December 21, 2014
Former Union minister D Napoleon joined the BJP in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Chennai on Sunday, a day after resigning from the DMK.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from IANS) | Sunday December 21, 2014
DMK leader and former union minister D Napoleon joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah in Chennai on Sunday.
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday December 21, 2014
The BJP national president, Amit Shah who is on a visit to Tamil Nadu, addresses a public meeting today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for questioning the performance of the Narendra Modi government, BJP president Amit Shah today demanded the Congress Vice President to furnish 'accounts' of 60 years of his party rule.
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
The NDA's troubles deepened in Tamil Nadu, with ally and PMK founder S Ramadoss taking exception to statements of BJP leaders against criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.