Vijayakant

DMDK chief Vijayakant holds special prayers; takes ethical voting pledge

DMDK founder Vijayakant held special prayers at temples in Villupuram district.

May 11, 2016, 16:05 PM IST
DMDK chief slams TV channels' poll surveys

DMDK chief slams TV channels' poll surveys

DMDK founder Vijayakant has flayed poll surveys by two Tamil TV channels, alleging that it was an "imposing" of viewpoints as both surveys gave different trends.

May 09, 2016, 15:30 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

More DMDK functionaries join DMK in Tamil Nadu

In continuing desertions in actor-politician Vijayakant's Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK), several functionaries Saturday joined the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

Apr 02, 2016, 15:36 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
DMK forms four-member team to hold seat-sharing discussions

DMK forms four-member team to hold seat-sharing discussions

The DMK on Saturday announced a four-member team led by party treasurer MK Stalin which would hold seat-sharing discussions with alliance parties for the May 16 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu.

Mar 12, 2016, 15:02 PM IST
Watch: AIADMK worker's lungi catches fire while burning DMDK chief's effigy

Watch: AIADMK worker's lungi catches fire while burning DMDK chief's effigy

AIADMK activists were burning DMDK chief Vijayakant's effigy to protest against his alleged remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

Dec 30, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

DMDK leader Vijayakant spits at media - Watch video

DMDK leader Vijayakant courted controversy when he allegedly spit at the media.

Dec 28, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Stalin, Vijayakant take ride in newly launched Metro Rail in Chennai

The Metro Rail fever seems to have caught up with politicians, with DMK Treasurer M K Stalin and DMDK founder Vijayakant taking a ride in the newly launched services here today.

Jul 01, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Stalin, Vijayakant take ride in Metro Rail

The Metro Rail fever seems to have caught up with politicians, with DMK Treasurer MK Stalin and DMDK founder Vijayakant taking a ride in the newly launched services here on Wednesday.

Jul 01, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Tamizhisai meets Vijayakant, says NDA to contest in Srirangam

Amid reports of strain in ties, BJP Tamil Nadu unit president Tamizhisai Soundararajan on Wednesday met DMDK founder Vijayakant and said the BJP-led NDA will contest the February 13 Srirangam bypoll and its candidate would be announced in next two days.

Jan 21, 2015, 13:45 PM IST

Viyakant announces Rs 10 lakh for relief in Kashmir

DMDK founder Vijayakant on Wednesday announced a sum of Rs 10 lakh towards relief efforts in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 10, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

Karuna, Vijayakant condole death of Narayanan

DMK president M Karunanidhi and DMDK leader Vijayakant today condoled the death of veteran Tamil cinema director Ramanarayanan, saying his demise was a loss to Tamil film world.

Jun 23, 2014, 14:22 PM IST

BJP confident of electoral tie up with DMDK

The BJP expressed confidence of striking an electoral tie-up with actor-politician Vijayakant`s DMDK, saying "certainly" there were chances that the two parties could come together.

Jan 21, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

Vijayakant invites applications for 40 LS seats in TN, Pondy

Actor-politician Vijayakant, whose DMDK is being wooed by DMK and BJP for an electoral alliance for the coming Lok Sabha polls, on Monday invited applications from prospective party candidates for all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

Jan 20, 2014, 14:01 PM IST

BJP optimistic of alliance with DMDK

BJP on Friday said it was optimistic about an alliance with actor-turned-politician Vijayakant`s DMDK ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

Jan 03, 2014, 21:41 PM IST

Another DMDK functionary resigns from party, joins DMK

A senior DMDK leader on Friday joined DMK, giving further jolt to the Vijayakant-led party whose seven MLAs have already shifted loyalty to ruling AIADMK.

Sep 06, 2013, 14:08 PM IST

Vijayakant warned of being issued a NBW

A local court warned DMDK leader Vijayakant that he would be served with non-bailable warrant if he failed to appear before it for the next hearing.

Aug 29, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

FIR filed against Vijayakant over scuffle

An FIR was filed against DMDK founder Vijayakant on Thursday in connection with a scuffle between public prosecutors and the actor-politician`s counsel.

Jul 11, 2013, 22:16 PM IST