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I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

MDMK chief and ex-lawmaker Vaiko, who arrived here after not being allowed to enter Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to attend a marriage, claimed on Saturday that he was deported because he was considered "a security threat" by the Malaysian authorities due to his links with the LTTE.

 

Jun 10, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
MDMK Chief Vaiko denied entry into Malaysia for alleged LTTE links

MDMK Chief Vaiko denied entry into Malaysia for alleged LTTE links

Vaiko was stopped at the Kuala Lumpur Airport and questioned for several hours on his alleged links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Jun 09, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

15 days judicial custody for MDMK leader Vaiko

A court on Monday sent MDMK leader Vaiko to 15 days judicial custody for speaking in favour of Sri Lanka's now vanquished Tamil Tigers.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
When Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini Sriharan met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

When Rajiv Gandhi assassin Nalini Sriharan met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts serving a life term in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has already served 25 years in prison.

Nov 25, 2016, 12:55 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, Vaiko inquire about Karunanidhi's health

A host of leaders, including Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and MDMK founder Vaiko have enquired about the health of ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi, the party said on Saturday.

Nov 05, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2016: As it happened

Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK juggernaut rolled on Thursday getting a simple majority in Tamil Nadu.

May 19, 2016, 21:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016: Jayalalithaa files her nomination from RK Nagar constituency

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016: Jayalalithaa files her nomination from RK Nagar constituency

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa filed her nomination for upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016 from RK Nagar constituency on Monday.

Apr 25, 2016, 07:20 AM IST
EC issues notification for 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

EC issues notification for 2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

Election Commission on Friday issued the notification for the May 16 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu signalling the start of filing of nominations in all the 234 constituencies.

Apr 22, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

Vaiko meets AAP leader ahead of Assembly polls

MDMK founder Vaiko Thursday met Aam Aadmi Party's state leadership here, setting off speculation about a pact ahead of the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Mar 31, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
DMK offered Rs 500 crores, 80 seats to Vijayakant: Vaiko

DMK offered Rs 500 crores, 80 seats to Vijayakant: Vaiko

Reacting to the charge, DMK Treasurer M K Stalin said the party would take appropriate legal action in the matter.

Mar 26, 2016, 09:23 AM IST
Tamil Nadu assembly polls: 'Captain' Vijayakanth to lead DMDK-PWF alliance

Tamil Nadu assembly polls: 'Captain' Vijayakanth to lead DMDK-PWF alliance

 The DMDK will contest on 124 seats, PWF in 110 seats. 

Mar 23, 2016, 11:22 AM IST
Vaiko writes to Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on temple festival in Idukki

Vaiko writes to Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on temple festival in Idukki

MDMK founder Vaiko has written to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy seeking permission for holding a three-day temple festival in Idukki district.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

Vaiko celebrates 61st birthday of Prabhakaran

Pro-Tamil outfits like Periyar Dravida Iyakkam and 'May 17 movement' celebrated Prabhakaran's birth anniversary in various parts of Chennai.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:09 PM IST

MDMK Vaiko's mother passes away

MDMK founder Vaiko's mother passed away on Friday following illness, party sources said.

Nov 06, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

'Livelihood of people should be considered before eradicating Karuvelam trees'

Livelihood of people depending on Karuvelam trees are more important and has to be considered.

Oct 06, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

At MDMK conference, calls for total prohibition in Tamil Nadu

 Imposition of total prohibition in Tamil Nadu stood out among the demands made at a one-day conference called by MDMK at Palladam in the neighbouring Tirupur district today.

Sep 15, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Coaltion govt chances bright in Tamil Nadu: Elangovan

Madurai, Aug 31 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Congress unit chief E V K S Elangovan today said the prospects were bright for a coalition government after the near year's assembly elections.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh encounter: Vaiko to decide on next course of action

 MDMK leader Vaiko on Tuesday said he would decide on the next course of action if the Tamil Nadu government does not take any steps to inquire into the incident of gunning down of 20 workers from the state by the Andhra Pradesh Police in the Seshachalam forest in April.

Jul 21, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Ruling AIADMK dependent 'solely' on liquor sales for revenue: MDMK

 MDMK on Monday slammed the Tamil Nadu government's stand against implementing prohibition saying the ruling AIADMK was dependent 'solely' on liquor sales through state-run outlets for revenue and condemned it for not showing concern for people's welfare.

Jul 20, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Mullaperiyar dam: Vaiko criticises Tamil Nadu govt's stand

MDMK leader Vaiko on Tuesday criticised the Tamil Nadu government for filing an affidavit in the Supreme court seeking CISF deployment for Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala in view of perceived threats by LTTE.

Jul 08, 2015, 01:13 AM IST