Netaji files: WB minister to participate in MDMK protest

Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko Saturday said Trinamool Congress Secretary-General and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee will participate in a demonstration organised by his party here next week, demanding release of files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

Subramanian Swamy's remarks are his personal opinion: PMK

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's remarks asking NDA ally PMK to walk out of the coalition like MDMK for its criticism of the Narendra Modi government has not gone down well with the party's state unit, which had since dismissed his outburst as his 'personal opinion.'

Vaiko calls on EU, bats for referendum in Lanka

Chennai: MDMK General Secretary Vaiko Tuesday called on European Union Ambassador Joao Cravinho and other representatives of the EU member countries here and sought their support for the "need for a referendum" among Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Swamy says PMK should also quit NDA-alliance

Chennai: A day after MDMK walked out of the NDA alliance in Tamil Nadu, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Tuesday suggested that another partner, PMK, which has been critical of the Narendra Modi Government, should also leave the combine.

'BJP, NDA to remain unaffected by MDMK's quitting alliance'

With MDMK quitting the NDA in Tamil Nadu, BJP on Monday said the departure of the Vaiko-led party would not have any impact at the ground level in the state.

MDMK meet to discuss criticism by BJP leaders against party

Facing flak from a section of BJP including senior leader Subramanian Swamy for slamming the Narendra Modi government, NDA partner MDMK today said it would meet here on Monday to discuss the matter.

Tamil Nadu voices concern over move to scrap subsidised kerosene

 Ruling AIADMK, its rival DMK besides NDA ally MDMK on Saturday voiced concern over the Centre's reporetd move to scrap the supply of subsidised kerosene through the public distribution system.

Vaiko condemns NDA govt stand against declassifying Bose files

Firing yet another salvo against the Narendra Modi government, NDA partner MDMK Tuesday condemned it for declining to make public classified files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's mysterious disappearance and said his party would hold a protest pressing for unravelling the truth.

MDMK opposes Centre's attempt to 'saffronise' education

NDA ally MDMK today opposed any proposed changes by the HRD Ministry in the education system as suggested by the RSS, alleging these were part of efforts by BJP to 'saffronise' it after the party came to power.

Vaiko celebrates Prabhakaran's 60th birthday, slams PM Modi for greeting Rajapaksa
Vaiko celebrates Prabhakaran's 60th birthday, slams PM Modi for greeting Rajapaksa

Chennai: Despite criticism from several quarters, MDMK founder Vaiko and hundreds of his supporters on Wednesday celebrated the 60th birth anniversary of slain LTTE founder V Prabakaran.

Vaiko seeks total prohibition in Tamil Nadu

With the demand for total prohibition in Tamil Nadu gaining momentum, MDMK today organised a marathon run for students to create awareness among the public on the ills of liquor.

Celebrate Prabhakaran's 60th birth anniversary: Vaiko

 MDMK leader Vaiko Wednesday called for grand celebrations Nov 26 to mark the 60th birth anniversary of the slain Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

MDMK to celebrate 60th birth anniversary of Prabhakaran

Chennai: MDMK founder Vaiko Wednesday called for grand celebrations of the 60th birth anniversary of slain LTTE founder V Prabakaran on November 26.

Case against Vaiko, 3 MDMK leaders for 'unlawful assembly'

A case of unlawful assembly and disobedience to public servant's order has been filed against MDMK leader Vaiko and three other party leaders, police said.

After MDMK, PMK now says "no" to DMK

A day after MDMK general secretary Vaiko said he did not intend forging an alliance with DMK, PMK chief Ramadoss on Monday said his party would not align with either AIADMK or DMK for the 2016 Assembly polls.

Media read too much into meet with Stalin: Vaiko

Days after his meeting with DMK Treasurer MK Stalin triggered speculation about possible political realignment in Tamil Nadu ahead of 2016 Assembly polls, MDMK chief Vaiko on Sunday sought to downplay the development, saying too much was read into it.

BJP govt openly aiding Colombo, alleges Vaiko

Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK on Saturday said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.

NDA constituents in Tamil Nadu oppose deregulation of diesel prices

Two NDA constituents in Tamil Nadu Sunday opposed the Narendra Modi government's decision to deregulate diesel prices, and voiced concern against stopping of subsidy for the fuel.

MDMK opposes BJP participation in conference in Sri Lanka

BJP's Tamil Nadu ally, MDMK on Thursday opposed the senior partner's participation in a conference in Sri Lanka, saying it had hurt the Tamils in that country, besides in India and elsewhere.

NDA allies PMK, MDMK ask Centre to withdraw circular on Hindi

PMK and MDMK, constituents of BJP-led NDA, on Sunday protested against a Home Ministry circular to varsities that Hindi be taught along with English as a primary language, calling it another attempt to "impose" Hindi and sought its immediate withdrawal.