South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 30, 2013
DMK is likely to firm up its Lok Sabha election strategies at an upcoming meeting of its key decision-making body under party chief M Karunanidhi.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
A private school teacher has been arrested for verbally abusing a Congress woman MLA while speaking on a live television show on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, besides making certain remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, police said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by deciding to skip the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka has respected the sentiments of people of Tamil Nadu, Shipping Minister G K Vasan has said.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 14, 2013
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today expressed satisfaction over External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid attending the Commonwealth summit.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Salman Khurshid was given a warm welcome on his arrival in Colombo.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Asked whether his party's support to the Centre was issue-based, he said, "Support is not for Congress. (It is) issue-based support."
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 8, 2013
DMK supremo M Karunanidhi stepped up pressure insisting that India should boycott the meet hosted by Colombo on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday November 4, 2013
The Prime Minister faces a growing chorus within his Congress party to miss a Commonwealth summit in Colombo over Sri Lanka's alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils, though his office has advised him to attend the event.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 29, 2013
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Bangalore on November 17. His party urged the Congress government of the state to arrange adequate security ahead of it.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
DMDK chief Vijayakanth today demanded that India should boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) summit in Sri Lanka as it would give ample opportunity for the island nation "to legitimise its war" against the Tamils.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday October 18, 2013
Narendra Modi, who arrived in Chennai this afternoon, said wryly at the airport that if all the money kept in Swiss banks was got back to the country, it would not have to go looking for gold.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 8, 2013
DMK has sought the support of all opposition parties for its nominee to put up a united fight against ruling AIADMK after the party announced its decision to contest the December 4 bypoll for Yercaud Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 28, 2013
Reiterating a long time demand of Gandhians, president of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee BS Gnanadesikan today urged Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to take steps to build a temple for Bharat Mata to foster harmony among various castes and religions.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 26, 2013
DMK's General Council, the top policy-making body of the party, will meet in Chennai on December 1 to take several 'important decisions', party chief M Karunanidhi said on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 13, 2013
Within hours of BJP anointing Narendra Modi as its Prime Ministerial candidate, former key ally of Congress and DMK president M Karunanidhi hinted that his party may not support him.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 31, 2013
Hours after meeting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat appealed to AIADMK to join hands with Left parties to create a "new secular democratic political alternative" sans Congress and BJP.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh (With PTi inputs) | Monday August 26, 2013
Birthday wishes from Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to DMDK founder and Opposition Leader Vijyakant on Sunday has set off speculations in the political circles in Tamil Nadu, about alliance between the two parties for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday August 26, 2013
The Food Bill, repeatedly stalled due to disruptions over the past two weeks, is scheduled to come up again in the Lok Sabha today. Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is expected to lead the debate if it happens.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 25, 2013
Charging the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government of not incorporating the amendments suggested by her in the Food Security Bill, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said her party AIADMK will vote against it in the Lok Sabh...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 20, 2013
Celebrating the 69th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in his own way, a local Congress leader announced a gift of Rs 2,500 each to the girl babies born in the district today.