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Tamil Nadu Oppn parties, NDA ally PMK flay fuel price hike

Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu including DMK and CPI(M) and NDA ally PMK have condemned the hike in prices of petrol and diesel and demanded a roll back of prices.

NDA ally PMK slams Railway budget, AIADMK welcomes

Reflecting its uneasy ties with BJP, NDA ally PMK on Thursday described the Railway Budget as "a big disappointment" with no reduction in passenger fare while AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa welcomed it saying the common man has been spared from fare hike.

PMK demands enquiry against Tamil Nadu government

The PMK party Tuesday urged Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah to set up an enquiry commission to probe the corruption and power misuse by state ministers and the government.

PMK to lead alternative front in Tamil Nadu for next Assembly poll

PMK, an NDA partner in Tamil Nadu, on Sunday projected MP and former Union minister Anbumani Ramadoss as its chief ministerial candidate for the 2016 Assembly elections as the party decided to form an alternative front to free the state from the "clutches of Dravidian parties".

PMK slams Centre over jet fuel price cut

NDA partner PMK on Monday attacked the Narendra Modi Government over the cut in jet fuel (ATF) prices while leaving out petrol and diesel, asking sarcastically if it had a "progressive" policy that motorists should opt for aeroplanes instead of two-wheelers.

Govt under fire for debate talk on Shiv Sena's Preamble demand

The NDA government on Thursday came under attack from ally PMK over its willingness for a debate on whether the words "socialist and secular" should be in the Preamble to the Constitution after a demand by key ally Shiv Sena's for its removal that was dubbed as "worrying".

PMK shocked over Centre's willingness for debate on Preamble

NDA constituent PMK on Thursday expressed shock over the Centre's willingness for a debate on the Preamble of the Constitution in the wake of a controversial advertisement.

PMK asks TN to protect education rights of poor

PMK chief Ramadoss Monday asked the Tamil Nadu government to take a string of measures to reform school education which includes ensuring the protection of rights of poor children to education as guaranteed under the Right to Education Act.

PMK slams NDA govt for hike in excise duty on petrol

Chennai: PMK on Thursday criticised the NDA government for levying "record" excise duty on petrol making it "dearer than jet fuel" and wondered if it was indeed worried about the welfare of poor.

PMK not to contest Srirangam bypoll

 Taking a swipe at ruling AIADMK, NDA ally PMK today said it would neither contest nor support any other political party for the February 13 Srirangam Assembly bypoll.

TN parties cry foul over Jaitley's meeting with Jayalalithaa

Chennai: A day after Union Minister Arun Jaitley met AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, political parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK and NDA ally PMK, today questioned its propriety at a time when her appeal against her conviction in an assets case is pending in the Karnataka High Court.

PMK Chief hits out at Maneka Gandhi's comments on Jallikattu

Criticising Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's comments that bull taming sport Jallikattu is a "western concept", NDA's state ally PMK today asked her to study the sport's history and Tamil culture before issuing such statements.

PMK urges Centre to raise fishermen's issue with Sirisena

NDA constituent PMK on Sunday urged the Narendra Modi government to raise the fishermen's issue with the newly sworn-in Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena during his February India visit and demanded that the leader immediately release boats of Indian fishermen under his country's custody.

NDA ally PMK opposes NITI Ayog, attacks PM

In a sharp attack on the Centre for replacing Planning Commission with 'NITI Ayog,' NDA partner PMK Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of seeking to achieve his 'twin objectives' of ensuring greater private role in government affairs besides wresting all authority.

Installing Godse's bust a national insult: PMK

Chennai: NDA ally PMK on Friday termed as 'national insult' the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha's demand for installing busts of Nathuram Godse in different locations in the country and urged the State and Central governments to nip this bid in the bud.

PMK slams PM Modi govt for adopting ordinance route

BJP's Tamil Nadu ally PMK on Thursday flayed the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for adopting the ordinance route for increasing FDI cap in insurance sector, and charged that in the name of reforms NDA government was aiding big foreign and domestic firms.

PMK slams pro-Hindu outfits on reconversion issue

Slamming pro-Hindu outfits on the reconversion issue, NDA constituent PMK on Monday said that people had given BJP a handsome mandate to work towards the country's economic development and "not to make India a Hindu nation".

PMK wants Centre to rein in Lanka on fishermen issue

NDA ally PMK on Wednesday said Sri Lanka was treating India 'badly' on the issue of arrest of Indian fishermen and called for strong steps to rein in Colombo.

PMK condemns police attack on journalists in Andhra

PMK party founder S Ramadoss on Wednesday condemned the attack and arrest of journalists from the state by Andhra Pradesh Police in Tirupathi.

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.'