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 b...
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.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday November 13, 2014
After its impressive wins in Maharashtra and Haryana, the BJP aims to continue its wining spree in Tamil Nadu, which is headed for assembly polls in 2016. Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the man who was in charge of Maharashtra, is the party in-cha...
India News | Reuters | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Rumblings of dissent are growing against the Gandhi family, five months after their party, the Congress, met with the most resounding electoral defeat in its 129-year history.
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari made an aerial survey today and followed it up with a ride in a Coast Guard hovercraft with a group of experts to study an alternate alignment for the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project.
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.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's release from jail has relieved Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi. On Sunday, Mrs Gandhi wrote to Ms Jayalalithaa, expressing her support and sympathy.
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.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Monday September 8, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today filed a defamation case against the BJP's Subramanian Swamy in a court in Chennai for alleging that the boats of Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lanka belong to Sasikala, a close aide of the AIADMK c...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 17, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today congratulated Dr Tamilisai Sounderrajan on being appointed as the new BJP Tamil Nadu unit President.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj will propose the name of M Thambidurai from J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK for the post of Deputy Speaker in the Lok Sabha.
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.