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.
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.
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".
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: 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.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday came under fire from the Opposition and ally PMK for her push to declare Bhagwad Gita as a national scripture with their leaders saying it was inappropriate and that all religions should be treated equally by Government.
A day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj pushed for declaring Bhagwad Gita as a national scripture, opposition DMK and NDA ally PMK have opposed the move saying the Centre should follow pluralistic character and spirit of secularism.
Chennai: Magnifying the diminishing unity between BJP and its alliance parties in the state, PMK founder S Ramadoss on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not above criticism, joining voices in support of fellow alliance leader Vaiko of MDMK.
NDA ally PMK, which has been campaigning against liquor and tobacco use, on Thursday welcomed the Centre's proposed steps to curb smoking, but expressed doubts over success since their implementation lay with the state governments.
NDA ally PMK, which has been campaigning against liquor and tobacco use, Thursday welcomed the Centre's proposed steps to curb smoking, but expressed doubts over success since their implementation lay with the state governments.
New Delhi: Kendriya Vidyalaya has decided to discontinue teaching German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language, a decision which HRD Minister Smriti Irani Friday said was taken in view of "national interest".
In the wake of protests following the jailing of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and eventual law and order situation in Tamil Nadu, PMK on Tuesday sought implementation of Article 355 of the Constitution in the state, which would ensure the Centre have more control over the state.
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.
M Karunanidhi-led DMK, which was decimated in the last assembly polls, is trying to make maximum advantage of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's conviction in the disproportionate assets case by wooing its former allies ahead of the 2016 polls.