PMK candidate joins AIADMK ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

In an embarrassment to the PMK ahead of the May 16 Assembly polls, its candidate for Nanguneri constituency, Tirupathi Reddiar joined AIADMK in the presence of its senior party leader Nainar Nagendran.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016: Salem PMK candidate attacked

PMK candidate for Salem West constituency R Arul and another party functionary were injured after they were allegedly attacked by some unidentified men near here, police said on Tuesday.

Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

A day after DMDK chief Vijayakant announced his candidature from Uloontherpet constituency for the May 16 Assembly polls, PMK today changed its nominee for the seat, fielding party spokesperson K Balu.

Has DMK copied PMK's election manifesto? Ramadoss alleges so

Has DMK copied PMK's election manifesto? Ramadoss alleges so

The PMK alleged that the DMK, led by M Karunanidhi, has 'literally lifted' several provisions from its earlier draft manifesto issued last year.

NCBC recommendation would promote special justice: Ramadoss

 PMK today supported the Central RPT Central panel's recommendation to provide 27 per cent reservation in private sector jobs for candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC) and demanded additional quota to members of notified communities and ST.

PMK seeks all-party meet on Lankan war crimes issue

 PMK today appealed to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to convene an all-party meeting and lead a delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressing for a resolution seeking international probe into alleged war crimes during 2009 hostilities in Sri Lanka.

Address loopholes in 'One Rank One Pension' scheme: PMK

NDA constituent PMK on Sunday welcomed the Centre's decision to implement 'One Rank One Pension' but urged the government to take steps to remove the 'shortcomings' in it.

PMK, MDMK express concern over videos of children drinking

With shocking videos of some children in Tamil Nadu consuming liquor going viral, PMK and MDMK on Wednesday expressed concern over such incidents and stepped up demand for implementing prohibition in the state.

Economic data pointer to rural India's appalling status: PMK

 NDA ally PMK Chief Ramadoss on Saturday said socio-economic census revealed appalling living conditions of rural India and urged action to address "inequality and underdevelopment."

PMK slams PM, Parrikar on OROP issue

Hitting out at BJP government at the Centre on the One Rank One Pension issue, NDA constituent PMK Wednesday said it was "unfair on the part of the Prime Minister and Defence Minister in not taking measures to fulfil their promises," made last year.

PMK demands appointment of Information Commissioners in TN

The Paattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) workers staged a protest against the AIADMK government here on Monday and demanded the appointment of Information Commissioners in the state.

Yoga common to all faiths, says PMK

 BJP ally PMK on Saturday called for popularising Yoga by including it in schools, but voiced concern over attempts to confine it to a particular faith, insisting that it was common to all.

Land bill: PMK hits out at NDA govt

 BJP's southern ally PMK on Sunday hit out at the NDA government at the Centre for re-promulgating the land ordinance for the third time, saying it was an "insult" to Parliament and the move amounted to "not respecting" people's sentiments.

PMK not to contest RK Nagar bypoll

PMK Friday alleged that money power plays a 'larger role' in bypolls and decided not to contest the byelection to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Chennai, becoming the fourth party in the state to do so.

PMK questions resignation of AIADMK MLA

Questioning the resignation by an AIADMK MLA, opposition PMK Monday said those who "force" bypolls should be barred from contesting elections.

`Jayalaltihaa judgment can undermine eradication of corruption'

 PMK founder S Ramadoss on Wednesday said many observations in the judgment given in the disproportionate assets case against AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa can undermine the efforts to eradicate corruption in India.

DMK asks if PMK did enough to combat tobacco

In continuing war of words, DMK on Thursday asked if PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss had taken action to halt tobacco production while the latter reiterated his demand for an open debate with DMK leader M K Stalin on development politics.

DMK hits back at PMK over its criticism of the party

Hitting back at PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss for his criticism of DMK over a range of issues, including corruption, the latter today reminded him that it was instrumental in him getting a Rajya Sabha seat and referred to a CBI case against the former Minister.

PMK to bring prohibition if voted to power in assembly polls

A vocal supporter of prohibition, PMK has promised steps to do away with liquor consumption in the state if voted to power in the next year's Assembly elections.

PMK slams DMK over corruption, inter-state matters

In a scathing attack on the DMK over issues ranging from corruption to inter-state matters, PMK today asked if the former had any moral right to question the ruling AIADMK on these matters, as it charged both the Dravidian parties of leaving the state in a "mess."