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Vijayakanth, wife moves HC for quashing defamation cases

Chennai, DMDK founder leader Vijayakanth and his wife Premalatha today moved the Madras High Court seeking to quash criminal defamation cases filed against them by the public prosecutor in different courts in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2016: As it happened

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

WATCH: DMDK chief Captain Vijayakanth threatens to slap journalists; video goes viral

WATCH: DMDK chief Captain Vijayakanth threatens to slap journalists; video goes viral

Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) chief Captain Vijayakanth has been caught on camera threatening to slap journalists.

DMDK chief Vijayakanth loses cool while campaigning, threatens to slap journalists

DMDK chief Vijayakanth loses cool while campaigning, threatens to slap journalists

According to reports, Vijayakanth lost his cool while campaigning in Salem and threatened to slap journalists.

DMDK chief Vijayakant expels 10 functionaries, including 3 MLAs after they openly oppose alliance with PWF

DMDK chief Vijayakant expels 10 functionaries, including 3 MLAs after they openly oppose alliance with PWF

Vijayakanth was declared the Chief Ministerial candidate of DMDK-PWF alliance. 

Where is Vijayakanth? asks PMK's Anbumani Ramadoss

The DMDK has been allotted 124 seats with Vijayakanth declared the chief ministerial candidate and the four-party PWF 110 seats.

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. 

DMDK's decision not a setback for us: DMK

Putting up a brave face after his party's sustained efforts to rope in the DMDK into its alliance failed, DMK Treasurer M K Stalin Friday said the decision of the Vijayakanth-led party to go it alone was not a setback for his party.

DMK hopeful of DMDK joining alliance for Tamil Nadu polls

Quoting a Tamil saying which refers to efforts fructifying in a particular initiative, Karunanidhi said things were proceeding smoothly with DMDK.

Vijayakanth's DMDK likely to forge alliance with DMK for Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

Vijayakanth's DMDK likely to forge alliance with DMK for Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

 Bharatiya Janata Party leader Prakash Javadekar had met Vijayakanth recently.

 

Tamil Nadu deserves good administration like PM Modi providing at Centre: Javadekar after meeting DMDK's Vijayakanth

Tamil Nadu deserves good administration like PM Modi providing at Centre: Javadekar after meeting DMDK's Vijayakanth

Shortly after meeting with DMDK's Vijayakanth in the poll bound state, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday that it is the Narendra Modi-led NDA government which is helping Tamil Nadu in every way.       

Ten dissident MLAs resign from TN Assembly, DMDK leader Vijaykanth loses LoP status

Ten dissident MLAs resign from TN Assembly, DMDK leader Vijaykanth loses LoP status

Ten dissident MLAs in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, including eight from the main opposition DMDK, on Sunday tendered their resignation to Speaker P Dhanapal, a move which comes ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.

Attack on journalists in Chennai: DMDK MLA, 18 others arrested

A DMDK MLA and 17 other party functionaries were arrested in connection with alleged assault of journalists when the latter staged a protest outside party founder Vijayakanth's residence here today, police said. 

Jaya accuses DMDK of trying to bring disrepute to AIADMK

AIADMK chief J Jayayalalithaa on Tuesday charged opposition DMDK with trying to bring disrepute to her party.

DMK leader Vijayakanth calls on Oppn leaders, to lead delegation to PM Modi

Rallying other opposition parties in Tamil Nadu, NDA ally, DMDK leader Vijayakanth on Sunday said he would lead a delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to raise issues concerning the state after he met leaders, including DMK chief M Karunanidhi here.

Vijayakanth hits out at AIADMK regime over suspension row

Over a month after DMDK MLAs were suspended following a ruckus in the Assembly in which a portion of the Speaker's podium was damaged, party chief Vijayakanth on Monday said the ruling party had only "insulted the people" by suspending the legislators.

DMDK wants 'defamatory' posts against Vijayakanth removed

Main opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly DMDK on Thursday lodged a police complaint alleging defamatory posts in social media against its party chief Vijayakanth and demanded removal of such content and action against those floating it.

DMDK chief demands CBI probe in Aavin case

DMDK president and leader of the opposition Vijayakanth on Monday demanded a CBI probe into the Aavin milk pilferage case.

Vijayakanth flays Jayalalithaa for power tariff hike proposal

DMDK chief and the Leader of the Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijayakanth on Thursday criticised Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for distancing her government from the power tariff hike proposed by the state electricity regulatory commission and demanded steps to withdraw it.

Vijayakanth exempted from personal appearance in defamation case

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dispensed with the personal appearance of actor-turned politician Vijayakanth of DMDK in a defamation case filed against him by the state government in a court in Villupuram over his speech at a public meeting in February last.