The Madras High Court on Friday extended the time for preserving the bodies of six persons, gunned down in an encounter in the Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh, till April 17, but refused to pass any order on second post-mortem.
MDMK on Monday said it is the responsibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prevent Karnataka from constructing a dam across the Cauvery at Mekeddatu, which would adversely affect the interests of Tamil Nadu farmers.
Protesting against the Narendra Modi government's 'betrayal' of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery river dispute issue involving Karnataka, MDMK chief Vaiko on Thursday said that a human chain protest will be held in Thanjavur on April 7.
Noted social activist Medha Patkar today joined hands with MDMK leader Vaiko to oppose the proposed neutrino observatory project in Theni district, claiming that it would cause large-scale environmental damages.
MDMK General Secretary Vaiko on Saturday met CPI(M) Veteran and Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly V S Achuthanandan to seek his support against the Centre's proposed India-based Nutrino Research Centre in Tamil Nadu's Theni District, bordering the state.
Erstwhile NDA ally MDMK on Sunday urged the Centre not to go ahead with the proposal for sending back Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to their country, claiming that the move is aimed at preventing action against the island nation government in the UN Human Rights Council.
MDMK Chief Vaiko on Sunday criticised the proposal to set up a temple for Nathuram Godse and install his busts and urged Tamil Nadu Government to take strong action to prevent such efforts by Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.