Chennai; With his meeting with DMDK founder Vijayakanth sparking off speculations of a political realignment ahead of Assembly elections in 2016, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Monday indicated that only an alliance of political parties could face the strong ruling AIADMK.
Charging that governance in Tamil Nadu remained paralysed and even temple consecration functions were held up, MDMK leader Vaiko on Friday stressed the need for an effective administration in the state.
The Madras High Court on Friday extended the time for preserving the bodies of six persons, gunned down in an encounter in the Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh, till April 17, but refused to pass any order on second post-mortem.
MDMK general secretary Vaiko on Monday expressed displeasure over the presence of a police official from the intelligence department at his press meet here, following which the cop made a hasty retreat.
Protesting against the Narendra Modi government's 'betrayal' of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery river dispute issue involving Karnataka, MDMK chief Vaiko on Thursday said that a human chain protest will be held in Thanjavur on April 7.
Noted social activist Medha Patkar today joined hands with MDMK leader Vaiko to oppose the proposed neutrino observatory project in Theni district, claiming that it would cause large-scale environmental damages.
MDMK General Secretary Vaiko on Saturday met CPI(M) Veteran and Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly V S Achuthanandan to seek his support against the Centre's proposed India-based Nutrino Research Centre in Tamil Nadu's Theni District, bordering the state.
Toeing NDA ally PMK's stand, Vaiko-led MDMK, an erstwhile partner of the alliance, today announced it would neither contest nor support any party in the February 13 by-election to Srirangam Assembly Constituency, vacated by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa following her conviction in a corruption case.
MDMK Chief Vaiko on Sunday criticised the proposal to set up a temple for Nathuram Godse and install his busts and urged Tamil Nadu Government to take strong action to prevent such efforts by Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha.
Chennai: MDMK chief Vaiko Saturday said Trinamool Congress Secretary-General and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee will participate in a demonstration organised by his party here next week, demanding release of files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Chennai: MDMK General Secretary Vaiko Tuesday called on European Union Ambassador Joao Cravinho and other representatives of the EU member countries here and sought their support for the "need for a referendum" among Tamils in Sri Lanka.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the Kerala government's plea to review its May 7 verdict on Mullaperiyar dam issue in which it had held the 120-year-old dam safe and allowed Tamil Nadu to raise water level to 142 feet and ultimately to 152 feet after completion of strengthening measures on the dam.
Firing yet another salvo against the Narendra Modi government, NDA partner MDMK Tuesday condemned it for declining to make public classified files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's mysterious disappearance and said his party would hold a protest pressing for unravelling the truth.