BJP's Minority Report: Failing the Grade?
Nov 5, 2014
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 | Sunday June 14, 2015
Decrying the use of money to lure voters in elections, former Union minister P Chidambaram today said it has brought "disgrace" to Tamil Nadu and asked people to take a vow not to accept cash for votes.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi plans to undertake a 15-km padyatra in Tamil Nadu later this month to meet farmers and get a first hand account of their problems, weeks after he undertook such a campaign in Telangana.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Rahul Gandhi today said that the Narendra Modi government is "on the back foot" after the lifting of a ban on a students' group at IIT Madras even as he hailed the development as a "big win for students".
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.
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday June 1, 2015
The Congress government in Karnataka has decided to appeal against the High Court verdict acquitting J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case, which cleared the way for her comeback as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister last week.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 25, 2015
The legal cell of ruling Congress in Karnataka today advised the government in the state not to file an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Exerting pressure on the Congress Government in Karnataka, DMK today said it should immediately file an appeal against AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's acquittal in the wealth case as it "has a duty to uphold justice".
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
Former Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan was today formally elected as the chief of Tamil Maanila Congress at the party's first general council meeting in Chennai.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister V Narayanasamy today hit out at Puducherry's ruling AINRC government for 'failing' to implement many of its promises made since 2011.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Congress' Tamil Nadu unit (TNCC) today condemned the party-led government in Karnataka over its decision to construct a check dam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu, saying it was going ahead 'unilaterally' without Central clearance.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
The Congress has charged ruling All India NR Congress (AINRC) with adopting unfair labour practices, as seen in delay in disbursing pending wages to temporary staff of the Civil Supplies Corporation (PAPSCO) and initiating action against staff seekin...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
DMK today lambasted the AINRC Government in Puducherry for 'delay' in filling 151 posts of Office superintendents, lying vacant for several years.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Upcoming Congress leader Karti Chidambaram has refused to respond to the show cause notice issued by Tamil Nadu Congress president EVKS Elangovan, following allegations that he criticised the Congress leadership and its policy at a meeting.
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 | 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.
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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.