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Tamil Nadu complies with SC order, 3,320 liquor outlets closed

The ban on liquor shops abutting national and state highways has hit Tamil Nadu in a big way with closure of 3,320 outlets, more than half of the total shops run by state-owned sole retailer TASMAC.

Apr 02, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

PMK stage demo condemning the killing of Tamil Nadu fisherman

PMK cadres today staged a protest here to condemn the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy.

Mar 18, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Tamil Nadu govt announces inquiry commission to look into violence during pro-Jallikattu protests

Tamil Nadu govt announces inquiry commission to look into violence during pro-Jallikattu protests

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced the setting up of an inquiry commission to look into the incidents of violence during the pro-Jallikattu protests across the state.

Jan 31, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

Anbumani Ramadoss seeks probe into Jallikattu violence

PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Tuesday sought a probe by the CBI and by a Madras High Court judge into the violence in Chennai and Madurai on Monday.

Jan 24, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
What happened to Jayalalithaa! Now demands for audio, video clips to prove her condition

What happened to Jayalalithaa! Now demands for audio, video clips to prove her condition

PMK leader S Ramadoss demanded that either an audio or video clipping of her health condition be released to put an end to rumours surrounding her health.

Oct 02, 2016, 18:33 PM IST
Cauvery row: Karnataka trying to create a constitutional crisis, says Ramadoss

Cauvery row: Karnataka trying to create a constitutional crisis, says Ramadoss

The Karnataka government which was trying to create a confrontation between the legislature and the judiciary on the Cauvery issue should be taught a strict lesson, said PMK founder S.Ramadoss on Thursday.

Sep 22, 2016, 12:23 PM IST

Poet's statue lying abandoned causing outrage: Jayalalithaa to Narendra Modi

 Chief Minister Jayalalithaa sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for installation of a statue of Tamil saint poet Tiruvalluvar in Haridwar.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

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.

May 13, 2016, 15:43 PM IST

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.

Apr 26, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
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.

Apr 19, 2016, 13:20 PM IST
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.

Apr 15, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

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.

Feb 10, 2016, 16:26 PM IST

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.

Sep 24, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

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."

Jul 04, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

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.

Jun 22, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

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.

May 31, 2015, 14:49 PM IST