South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Days after a sitting Madras High Court Judge was denied entry into a club in Chennai for wearing a dhoti the state's traditional attire, Tamil Nadu government today said it would look into the issue and take action in consultation with its Law Depart...
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
A temple priest was sacked after his son married a woman belonging to a community of another caste, which was in opposition to the alliance, in Kumarapalayam near Namakkal, Tamil Nadu.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 12, 2014
The Jayalalithaa government is distributing cash with the help of police and revenue officials at night, claimed the opposition parties
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's electioneering using helicopter to criss-cross Tamil Nadu has become a poll plank for opposition parties in the state as the campaign gathers momentum.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 29, 2014
With rival parties stepping up campaign for the April 27 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, the opposition has targeted the ruling AIAMDK on the power outage issue even as Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa assured voters that the problem would be solved by J...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 27, 2014
In the second such instance in a week, Opposition DMDK replaced one of its candidates for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 15, 2014
DMDK leader and Tamil Nadu Leader of Opposition Vijaykanth today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought his intervention for resolution of the fishermen issue.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
Amid reports that Congress was wooing his party, DMDK founder and Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijaykanth today left Chennai for New Delhi for a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 1, 2014
The bandh call given by opposition Congress today to condemn the incident of detection of a suspected explosive device under Union Minister V Narayanasamy's car outside his home in Puducherry last week, was marred by incidents of stone pelting and a ...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday January 31, 2014
Tamil Nadu Assembly today witnessed acrimonious scenes with archrivals DMK and AIADMK sparring over a comment by a ruling party MLA in the context of the ongoing controversy involving suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri, prompting Speaker P Dhanapal to ...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
After stepping up attacks on the Union government over India's participation in the CHOGM meet in Sri Lanka last month, chorus is mounting in Tamil Nadu among opposition parties over the country's offer to train Sri Lankan Naval personnel.
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 | Monday September 30, 2013
Reiterating her government's opposition to Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG scheme, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to put on hold the rollout of proposed Phase-II of the project.
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.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Romit Bhattacharyya | Monday July 1, 2013
Despite opposition, the Congress-led UPA government had last week approved doubling of natural gas prices from the present $4.2 mmBtu to $8.4 mmBtu from April 1, 2014.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday May 16, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's plans of introducing English in government schools is facing opposition from her political rival, DMK chief M Karunanidhi.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday May 6, 2013
CPI(M) veteran and Kerala's Leader of Opposition VS Achuthanandan today termed the dismissal of anti-nuclear campaigners' plea against commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear plant as "unfortunate".
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Monday April 22, 2013
Congressman PC Chacko is under attack for absolving the Prime Minister and Finance minister P Chidambram of any role in the telecom scam. As head of a parliamentary committee that studied the swindle, Mr Chacko has been accused by the opposition of...