DMK, AIADMK councillors clash at Corporation meeting

DMK and AIADMK councillors came to blows during Salem Municipal Corporation Council meeting on Wednesday, following which DMK councillor Deivalingam was suspended from attending two sittings of the council.

Juvenile justice should be reform driven: DMK

DMK top leader MK Stalin on Friday said the juvenile justice system should work towards reforming delinquents and not just focus on punishment.

Fishermen arrest: Karuna seeks PM Modi's intervention

Expressing concern over the latest instance of arrest of 33 Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to hold talks with Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena to find a solution to the vexed issue.

Opposition walks out over Tamil Nadu CM's reference to 2G spectrum scam

Archrivals AIADMK and DMK were on Wednesday involved in an exchange of words in the Tamil Nadu Assembly over Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's reference to the 2G spectrum allocation scam, culminating in the opposition party staging a walkout.

AIADMK supported Land Bill for `return favour`, says CPI(M)

The CPI(M) on Tuesday alleged that AIADMK had supported NDA's 'anti-farmer' Land Acquisition Act in the Lok Sabha "expecting a return favour."

DMK to protest against land bill on March 20

DMK president M Karunanidhi said on Friday the party would protest across Tamil Nadu on March 20, condemning the BJP government`s attempts to pass the land bill in Parliament despite opposition to it.

DMK moves Supreme Court seeking stay of DA case against J Jayalalithaa

DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan on Thursday moved Supreme Court seeking stay of disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa questioning impartiality of public prosecutor in the matter.

Tamil Nadu Governor lauds AIADMK chief Jaya; draws flak from opposition

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Tuesday lauded ruling AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa in the Assembly for her efforts to secure the state's rights in river water disputes, drawing opposition criticism for praising a convicted person.

DMK Executive Committee to meet on March 5

An executive committee meeting of Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) would be held here on March 05.

DMK, AIADMK join hands in RS on Tamil fishermen issue

In a rare display of unanimity among Tamil parties, DMK and AIADMK on Monday pressed the Centre to secure release of 14 fishermen recently arrested by Sri Lanka, even as they thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for securing release of five others on death row.

AIADMK, DMK members clash over praise of Jaya in council meet

Ruling AIADMK and DMK members came to blows in the city Corporation council meeting here on Thursday after the opposition questioned remarks hailing former chief minister Jayalalithaa.

DMK slams AIADMK govt over law and order situation in Tamil Nadu

The DMK on Wednesday slammed the AIADMK government for its alleged failure to check the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the aftermath of jailing of former chief minister Jayalalithaa in a graft case.

DMK alleges law and order breakdown in Tamil Nadu

DMK on Friday urged Governor K Rosaiah to "implement" rule of law in Tamil Nadu and alleged breakdown of law and order and assault on judiciary by ruling AIADMK after jailing of party chief Jayalalithaa.

Jayalalithaa to move HC for bail in DA case, Panneerselvam to take oath as new Tamil Nadu CM on Monday
Jayalalithaa to move HC for bail in DA case, Panneerselvam to take oath as new Tamil Nadu CM on Monday

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) legislators on Sunday announced the name of O Paneerselvam as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to succeed the jailed J Jayalalithaa, who Saturday began serving a four-year prison sentence for corruption.

DA case: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa found guilty of corruption

In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday held the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income during her first term in office. Her conviction has led to violent protests in Tamil Nadu.

Big setback for Jayalalithaa: BJP leader

A special court verdict on Saturday, holding Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa guilty, is a big political setback for her and her party AIADMK, a BJP leader said.

Jayalalithaa found guilty in DA case, gets 4-year jail, Rs 100 cr penalty; to quit as TN CM​
Jayalalithaa found guilty in DA case, gets 4-year jail, Rs 100 cr penalty; to quit as TN CM​

In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday awarded a 4-year jail term and fine of Rs 100 crore to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister after founding her guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income during her first term in office. Her conviction has led to violent protests in Tamil Nadu.

DMK, allies observe 'Black Day', denounce Rajapaksa

DMK and its allies on Thursday observed a "Black Day" protest across Tamil Nadu condemning Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's participation in the UN General Assembly meeting despite not cooperating with the world body's probe into alleged rights violations in the island nation.

Alagiri surrenders before court, granted bail

Former union minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri on Tuesday surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate Court I here in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land and was granted bail till tomorrow.

AIADMK announces candidates for local body by elections

Ruling AIADMK on Friday announced candidates for the September 18 by elections to local bodies, including three Mayor posts even as DMK decided to boycott it citing paucity of time to select candidates.