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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 Tamil Nadu govt, alleges "restricting" Sagayam

Paattali Makkal Katchi chief Ramadoss on Thursday alleged that the Tamil Nadu government was "restricting" the probe into illegalities in granite mining in the state to Madurai district and wanted it to extend it to the entire state.

After MDMK, PMK now says "no" to DMK

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.

Sri Lanka auctions Indian fishermen's boats; Ramadoss condemns

PMK leader Ramdoss Friday strongly condemned the reports that Sri Lankan Government was auctioning the boats seized from the Indian Fishermen, and said "the act of the Island government has shocked Indian fishermen."

Graft case against Ramadoss: Court to hear arguments on charges

A special court on Wednesday fixed October 16 for hearing arguments on framing of charges in a corruption case in which former Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss and four others were accused of showing favours to a private medical college in Uttar Pradesh in granting renewal for admissions in MBBS course in 2008-09.

Ramadoss asks Govt to speed up power projects

With power cuts reportedly continuing in some parts of the state, PMK founder S Ramadoss today urged the Tamil Nadu government to speed up various solar and thermal power projects to manage the situation.

Security to Ramadoss withdrawn based on Security C`tee report

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday informed the Madras High Court that security cover to PMK founder Dr S Ramadoss was withdrawn on the basis of the Security Committee report.

Detention of PMK workers under NSA quashed: Ramadoss

PMK leader S Ramadoss on Tuesday said the Union Home Ministry has quashed the detention of 20 of his party colleagues including an MLA under National Security Act.

PMK seeks CBI probe into violence

A day after Tamil Nadu government virtually blamed his party for last week`s violence at Marakkanam, PMK founder S Ramadoss today sought a CBI probe into the incident.

Amend SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act: Ramadoss

PMK founder leader Dr S Ramadoss on Sunday called for amending the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 to ensure that the legislation is not misused against non Dalits`.

Ramadoss, Anbumani quizzed by CBI in murder case

CBI has questioned PMK founder S Ramadoss and his son, former Union
Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, in connection with the murder of a
relative of Tamil Nadu minister for Commercial taxes C Ve
Shanmugam, sources said.

No need for Common Minimum Programme for DMK front: Ramadoss

Ruling out a Common Minimum Programme
for the DMK-led front for the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly
polls, one its constituent PMK on Monday said the alliance was
only a "seat-sharing agreement”, and "not based on principles".

‘Freebies to poor akin to tax sops for the rich’

Freebies like TVs and grinder-mixers given to the poor by the government are similar to tax exemptions to the rich and corporates, PMK leader S Ramadoss said here on Monday.

MCI scam: CBI searches premises of former OSD to Ramadoss

CBI conducted searches at the residential premises of DS Moorthy, former OSD to the then Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, in connection with alleged irregularities in granting permission to a pvt medical college by MCI.

Ramadoss demands disqualification of DMK candidate

PMK founder leader Dr S Ramadoss on Saturday urged the Election Commission to adjourn the March 27 Pennagaram by-poll and disqualify the DMK candidate for alleged electoral malpractices.

People are poor as they spend on liquor: PMK`s Ramadoss

Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S. Ramadoss Sunday said more than 50 percent of the population is living below the poverty line (BPL) waiting for doles from the government, thanks to roaring liquor sales in the state.