Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Vijaykant's DMDK in danger of losing state party status

After putting up spirited shows in the previous Assembly and Parliamentary Elections, Vijaykant's DMDK is now in danger of losing state party status, thanks to its dismal performance in the just concluded polls.

May 21, 2016, 15:36 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

Tamil Nadu polls: PMK changes candidate for Uloontherpet constituency

A day after DMDK chief Vijayakant announced his candidature from Uloontherpet constituency for the May 16 Assembly polls, PMK today changed its nominee for the seat, fielding party spokesperson K Balu.

Apr 19, 2016, 13:20 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly election: 190 booths in Namakkal identified sensitive

Tamil Nadu Assembly election: 190 booths in Namakkal identified sensitive

Nearly 200 polling booths in the district have been identified as sensitive and would have additional security and other measures.

Mar 29, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

No fresh invitation given to Vijaykant by Karunanidhi: MK Stalin

Vijaykant, the actor-turned-politician, had recently announced his party's decision to fight the May 16 state elections alone.

Mar 22, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

Former Indian Army official moves HC against Vijaykant

The Madras High Court directed police to register a case against DMDK chief and Opposition Leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijayakant, if a cognizable offence is made out on a complaint against him for using "Captain" before his name.

Mar 04, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

Stalin snubs Algiri on alliance issue

In an open snub of his elder brother MK Alagiri amid simmering sibling rivarly, MK Stalin on Monday said he welcomed an alliance with DMDK for Lok Sabha polls.

Jan 07, 2014, 00:00 AM IST

Vijaykant supporters, prosecutors clash in court

Unruly scenes were witnessed in a court here on Monday as some Public Prosecutors, supporters and counsel of DMDK leader Vijayakant allegedly exchanged blows when he appeared before it in a defamation case.

Jul 01, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

RS cross-voting: Vijayakant suspends seven MLAs

DMDK headed by actor Vijaykant has suspended seven of its MLAs, who did not vote for the party`s nominee in the recent Rajya Sabha biennial polls.

Jun 29, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

Another DMDK MLA calls on Jayalalithaa

The dissident ranks in actor-politician Vijaykant`s DMDK rose to seven after its MLA K Pandiarajan today called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Jun 12, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

Madras HC grants pre-arrest bail to Vijaykant

The case was registered on a complaint by the journalist that Vijaykant and some other persons abused him and pushed him down on October 27.

Nov 01, 2012, 20:47 PM IST

TN opposition leader files anticipatory bail

DMDK founder and opposition leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijaykant on Tuesday filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Madras High Court.

Oct 30, 2012, 14:00 PM IST

PM’s visit: Vijaykant, DMDK cadres held in TN

DMDK founder Vijaykant and over
200 of his party workers were arrested on Monday after they tried to stage a black flag demonstration.

Dec 26, 2011, 13:05 PM IST

Mullaperiyar: DMDK for increase in storage level

Flaying Centre for inability in solving interstate water disputes, DMDK said Centre should take steps to increase storage level in the dam.

Dec 02, 2011, 21:16 PM IST

Vijaykant takes dig at Chidambaram for his remarks

Actor Vijaykant took a dig at home minister P Chidambaram for his remarks about having a very short memory.

Oct 01, 2011, 20:09 PM IST

Jayalalithaa will be CM if AIADMK front wins: Vijaykant

Actor-politician Vijaykant has said Jayalalithaa would
be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu if the party-led combine
was voted to power in the April 13 Assembly elections.

Apr 02, 2011, 17:14 PM IST

Jaya, Vijaykant maligning Karuna, family: DMK

AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and DMDK
founder Vijaykant have flouted the model code of conduct by
making personal attacks against TN Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi and his family, claimed the DMK
on Friday.

Apr 01, 2011, 20:48 PM IST

DMDK leader Vijaykant assaults party candidate

Actor-politician Vijayakant, whose
party DMDK is a constituent of the AIADMK-led alliance, has
stirred up a controversy after allegedly assaulting his party
candidate in full public view during his election campaign.

Mar 31, 2011, 19:37 PM IST

Vijaykant has assets worth around Rs 47 crore

Actor-politician Vijaykant has
declared assets worth around Rs 47 crore, both immovable and
movable, in his election affidavit.

Mar 25, 2011, 15:52 PM IST