South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 28, 2014
More than a decade after its merger with parent party, GK Moopanar founded Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) was today revived by his son and former Union Minister GK Vasan, weeks after he quit the Congress.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 27, 2014
The Mullaperiyar dam issue again generated heat in the Lok Sabha today after a member from Kerala raised the issue of safety of the dam amid protests from the AIADMK members.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Actor-politician Khushbu from Tamil Nadu joined the Congress party today.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Former Union Minister GK Vasan, who recently broke away from the Congress in Tamil Nadu, has unveiled the flag of his new outfit.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Actor-politician Khushbu from Tamil Nadu will become a member of the Congress party today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
A day after Tamil superstar Rajnikanth said he was not scared of politics, but hesitant to take the plunge, TNCC president EVKS Elangovan requested both him and star actor Kamal Hassan not to take the plunge and "get caught in the grip of political a...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 12, 2014
After a series of consultative meetings with supporters across Tamil Nadu, former Union Minister G K Vasan, who broke away from Congress, is all set to launch his political party at a public meeting in Tiruchirapalli on November 28.
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Written by Suparna Singh | Friday November 7, 2014
With a veteran leader quitting the Congress in Tamil Nadu and others criticising the "high command culture", Sonia and Rahul Gandhi met with senior Congressmen from the state this evening including P Chidambaram.
India | 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.
India | Barkha Dutt | Thursday November 6, 2014
Days after the Congress - already a spent force in Tamil Nadu - was split by GK Vasan, the party should abandon "bravado" by professing that "people quitting doesn't matter." That's the blunt assessment of Karti Chidambaram, the 42-year-old lawyer wh...
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Mani Shankar Aiyar on the Congress split in Tamil Nadu.
Blog | Sandeep Phukan | Monday November 3, 2014
Tamil Nadu split shows Gandhis can't keep party together, writes Sandeep Phukan.
People | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Hours after senior Congress leader from Tamil Nadu, GK Vasan, announced that he would quit the party and launch his own, the Congress expelled him.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday November 4, 2014
The Congress, mired in one of its worst crises with a growing list of electoral defeats, has new whiplash to contend with. The party has split in Tamil Nadu, where it has already been reduced to a bit player.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 2, 2014
The already depleted Congress seems headed for a setback with former Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan reportedly giving ample indications of breaking away from the party and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC).
Opinion | Pawan Khera | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Pawan Khera on the verdict against Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 24, 2014
DMK president M Karunanidhi today wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking conferment of "Bharat Ratna" for party founder and Dravidian idealogue C N Annadurai.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
The BJP and the Congress today welcomed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's decision to bring in a legislation to put an end to the practice of denying entry to dhoti-clad people in clubs in the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
The Narendra Modi government faces its first test in Parliament when the Budget Session begins today. The Opposition is expected the corner the government on the issue of price rise, rail fare hike and the plight of Tamil Nadu fishermen.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
The Narendra Modi government faces its first test in Parliament when the Budget Session begins on Monday. The Opposition is expected the corner the government on the issue of price rise, rail fare hike and the plight of Tamil Nadu fishermen.