Election 2014 | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday March 8, 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP will hold a crucial meeting in Delhi today where it is expected to finalise its second list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election beginning April 7.
People | Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday March 8, 2014
The national election marks a political coming of age for Vijayakanth, 62. The former actor, with roles in nearly 150 films, set up his DMDK party in 2005. In the last general election in 2009, his party did not win a single seat in Tamil Nadu. But i...
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday March 7, 2014
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."
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
The BJP is likely to announce tomorrow formally its decision on the proposed electoral understanding with "the PMK and DMDK," and the seat sharing arrangement with the allies for the Lok Sabha polls.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday February 28, 2014
As general elections draw near, Narendra Modi has found more than one "good friend" in Tamil Nadu.
Election 2014 | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday February 25, 2014
In a break from NaMo tea stalls in many states, Narendra Modi's name will now sell fish in Chennai. The BJP today launched the new initiative to market its prime ministerial candidate ahead of the national election, due by May.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
A local court in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu today granted five days police custody of banned Al-Umma activist "Paravai" Badusha, arrested in connection with planting of a pipe bomb near Madurai allegedly targeting senior BJP leader L K Advani in 2011.
India | NDTV.com | Thursday February 20, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram spoke exclusively to NDTV on the Tamil Nadu government's decision to release all seven people convicted in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Finance Minister also spoke on the formation of Tel...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
With the DMK, Congress and BJP still scouting for allies in Tamil Nadu, there seems to be no clarity on political parties that would join hands to emerge as a formidable combine to fight the Lok Sabha polls against the ruling AIADMK.
Election 2014 | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday February 10, 2014
Narendra Modi, who addressed back-to-back rallies on the weekend in the North-East and down south in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, said today that the Congress-led government at the Centre has only 100 days left in power.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram today hit back at BJP's Narendra Modi for his "recount minister" dig at him, saying the Gujarat Chief Minister has once again staged a "fake encounter" with facts on the issue and that there was never a recount in the 2...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
MDMK founder Vaiko, whose party has announced a tie-up with BJP for Lok Sabha elections, met the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at a hotel in Chennai.
South | NDTV.com | Sunday February 9, 2014
BJP's Narendra Modi addressed college students at the convocation of SRM University at Dr TP Ganesan Auditorium in Kattankulathur, Chennai on Sunday.
Election 2014 | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday February 8, 2014
BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting at Vandalur, near Chennai this evening.
Election 2014 | Devesh Kumar | Friday January 31, 2014
As political parties scramble to woo different social groups, the BJP's Sushma Swaraj reached Tamil Nadu today to explain to fishermen there why she believes Narendra Modi is their best bet for prime minister.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
Actor-politician Vijayakant, whose DMDK is being wooed by DMK and BJP for an electoral alliance for the coming Lok Sabha polls, today invited applications from prospective party candidates for all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 20, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi today ruled out any alliance with the BJP for the national election due by May, and said his comments on Narendra Modi were 'twisted.'
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 1, 2013
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa should apologise to the Kanchi Mutt seers after a Puducherry court acquitted them of murder charges.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 9, 2013
A woman BJP functionary was found murdered at her residence at Agapuram area and her six sovereign gold chains stolen, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 6, 2013
A three-member delegation of the Tamil Nadu unit left for Delhi to impress upon the party central leadership to press for India's boycott.