GK Vasan elected chief of Tamil Maanila Congress

Former Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan was on Friday formally elected as the chief of Tamil Maanila Congress at the party's first general council meeting here.

Centre, BJP showing double standards in Alam row: Vasan

Tamil Maanila Congress chief GK Vasan on Tuesday accused the Union Government and the BJP of adopting double standards in the row over the release of separatist Masrat Alam in Jammu and Kashmir.

Nuclear energy necessary for Tamil Nadu: Vasan

Pitching for use of nuclear power in Tamil Nadu, Tamil Maanila Congress president GK Vasan on Saturday said both the Central and state governments should explain its benefits to the people and ensure it does not affect the common man.

Have not invited Karti Chidambaram to join TMC: Vasan

Putting at rest reports of him having invited former Union Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram to join his newly revived Tamil Maanila Congress, its chief G K Vasan on Wednesday said such news was totally false.

Vasan for implementation of Pandiyaru-Punnampuzha scheme

Tamil Nadu can get minimum 18 tmc ft of water for irrigation under the Pandiyaru-Punnampuzha scheme, pending since 1967, if the state government holds a meeting with Kerala over the issue, Tamil Maanila Congress President G K Vasan said here today.

Vasan launches TMC membership drive

Former Union Minister GK Vasan, who recently revived the Tamil Maanila Congress founded by his father G K Moopnar, launched his party's membership drive on Thursday.

Enough time should be given to oppn to put forward views: GK Vasan

 Tamil Maanila Congress Chief G K Vasan on Thursday said Government should respect opposition party members and give adequate time to put forward problems confronting the people, in the state Assembly.

GK Vasan revives Tamil Maanila Congress, mounts scathing attack on Congress
GK Vasan revives Tamil Maanila Congress, mounts scathing attack on Congress

Former Union minister GK Vasan on Friday formally launched his new political party Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar), billing it as a departure from the traditional high command culture followed in his erstwhile Congress and flaying its style of functioning.

Vasan camp moves EC for registration of new outfit's name

With former Union Minister G K Vasan, who recently broke away from Congress, all set to launch his political party on November 28, his representatives have approached the Election Commission to register the name for the new outfit.

Tamil Nadu Congress says Vasan out of trust running assets

Former Union Minister G K Vasan is out of a trust that runs party properties, including state headquarters Satyamurthy Bhavan which was under Tamil Maanila Congress's control during 1996-2002, a senior Congress leader said.

Split stares at TN Cong, Vasan set to break away

 The already depleted Congress seems headed for a setback with former Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Saturday giving ample indications of breaking away from the party and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC).

Split stares at Tamil Nadu Congress, GK Vasan set to break away
Split stares at Tamil Nadu Congress, GK Vasan set to break away

Toughening his stance against the Congress high command, former Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan on Saturday gave ample indications of breaking away from the party and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress.

Posters seek revival of Tamil Maanila Congress

In an embarrassment to Congress, posters appeared in some parts of the city demanding revival of Tamil Maanila Congress to uphold Tamils` respect.