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.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 2, 2013
DMDK leader Vijayakanth was granted bail on Thursday in a case registered against him in connection with unruly behaviour during his appearance in a court in Kanyakumari district on July 11.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 4, 2013
A local court today recalled a non-bailable warrant issued against DMDK leader Vijayakanth in a defamation case filed by the Tamil Nadu government.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 4, 2013
DMDK founder leader Vijaykanth today moved a court in Chennai seeking recall of a non-bailable warrant issued against him in a defamation case filed by Tamil Nadu government.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 1, 2013
A local court today issued a non-bailable warrant against DMDK leader Vijayakant in a defamation suit filed against him on behalf of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday June 25, 2013
The Congress today officially announced that its five MLAs in Tamil Nadu would support its former ally the DMK's M Kanimozhi for a second term in the Rajya Sabha. This announcement ensures Ms Kanimozhi's re-election to the upper house. Her term expir...
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Mala Das | Monday June 17, 2013
The Rajya Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu, scheduled for next month, are forging new alliances and testing old ones. Seven candidates are now competing for the six seats that will go up for grabs on July 27.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday June 16, 2013
With the Communist Party of India (CPI) nominating its sitting MP D Raja for a re-election to the Upper House, the electoral battle for Rajya Sabha turned interesting in Tamil Nadu.
South | Sam Daniel | Friday June 14, 2013
Union Environment Minister and Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan today met DMK chief M Karunanidhi at his Chennai residence. The meeting came a day after Mr Karunanidhi said he will seek the support of other political parties before choosing the DMK...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 29, 2013
In more trouble to actor-politician Vijayakanth's party, one more DMDK legislator today met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, joining five dissident legislators of the party, who had met the AIADMK supremo earlier.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; edited by Janaki Fernandes | Wednesday April 17, 2013
A court in the Tirulnelveli district of Tamil Nadu has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against actor and DMDK founder Vijayakanth.
Tamil | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 7, 2012
A week after a fiery exchange of words between Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and Leader of Opposition Vijayakanth in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, around 1,000 DMDK functionaries and workers, including the actor-politician's close friend Ibrahim Rowther j...
Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 1, 2012
Jayalalithaa, Vijayakanth, Tamil Nadu assembly polls
Press Trust Of India | Friday January 6, 2012
Tamil actor Mansoor Ali Khan, who has acted with top stars including Rajinikanth and Vijayakanth, was arrested on land grab charges, police said.
Chennai | Express News Service | Tuesday December 27, 2011
Monday's peak-hour traffic rush came to a grinding halt following Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's whistle-stop visit to the city and actor-politician Vijayakanth's bid to greet him with black flags in protest against the Centre's alleged dilly-dallyi...
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday May 15, 2011
It's not just the humiliation of a defeat in the assembly polls. It's the magnitude of defeat that has added insult to the DMK's injury as the party is not even the main opposition party in Tamil Nadu.After managing just 23 seats in the assembly elections, the DMK has now been relegated to the third...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 7, 2011
The Election Commission (EC) has issued notices to AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa and her ally DMDK chief actor Vijayakanth for their alleged personal attacks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and his family members in their campaign speeches, officials said today.?? In the notic...
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday April 6, 2011
In a major setback to AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, key ally and DMDK chief Vijayakanth today skipped a joint rally in Coimbatore. Vijayakanth instead was represented by his party's presidium chairman Panruti Ramachandran. DMDK sources say the actor-turned-politician didn't want to upset his campaign p...
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday March 31, 2011
Actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth, who is also the chief of DMDK, has stirred up a controversy after he was seen allegedly assaulting his party candidate at an election rally in Tamil Nadu.Vijayakanth, whose DMDK is a constituent of the Jayalalithaa's AIADMK-led alliance, allegedly beat up his Dha...
Assembly | NDTV Correspondent | Monday March 21, 2011
Jayalalithaa has announced the names of her party's 160 candidates for the Tamil Nadu elections. ?She will launch her campaign on Wednesday at Trichy.She has also shared the list of 41 candidates from actor Vijayakanth's DMDK party.Tamil Nadu votes for its next government on April 13.This is th...