Karunanidhi condemns Lankan article

Slamming the derogatory article on the Sri Lankan Government defence website, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded that the Centre convey its strong condemnation as it had `besmirched` both the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the Indian Prime Minister.

Jayalalithaa accuses Sri Lanka of trying to create fissures in India`s federal polity

Taking strong exception to an alleged derogatory article about her on the Sri Lankan defence website, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday accused it of trying to create fissures in India`s federal polity as she demanded an unconditional apology from Colombo for the insinuations against her.

READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya

READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya — An article published by Sri Lankan defence website led to political furore on Friday accompanied by protests cutting across party lines demanding an apology and that India severe ties with the island nation.

Sri Lanka apologises for `derogatory` article on Modi, Jayalalithaa

Facing immense outrage over an alleged derogatory article posted on Sri Lankan army`s website, the island nation`s Defence Ministry on Friday tendered unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Indo-Pak stand on Kashmir must not derail talks: D Raja

Communist Party of India leader D Raja called on the Indian Government to communicate with Pakistan, and not allow dialogue to become a casualty because of their differently stated positions on Kashmir.

CPI urges PM Modi to get priest released

Senior CPI leader and Rajya Sabha MP, D Raja on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take all possible steps to secure the release of Jesuit priest Alexis Premkumar abducted in Afghanistan.

BJP-led combine an alliance of contradictions: CPI

Describing the BJP-led alliance in Tamil Nadu as an "alliance of contradictions", CPI National Secretary D Raja on Sunday wondered how long it would hold together and claimed that the traditional Dravidian parties in the state were facing a testing time.

CPI leader D Raja discharged after bypass surgery

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja has undergone a bypass surgery at a city hospital here.

AAP did really well in Delhi elections, should be acknowledged: D Raja

Commenting on the Assembly Elections results, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Monday said that performance of the Aam Aadmi Party must be acknowledged.

Govt should take forthright position on human rights issue: CPI

CPI, which has been opposing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit to Colombo to attend the CHOGM meet on Saturday asked the government to take a forthright position on alleged human rights violation in Sri Lanka by condemning it and raising it at the international fora.

CPI leader D Raja asks EC to convene all party meet to discuss opinion polls

CPI leader D Raja on Sunday said that the Election Commission should convene a meeting of all political parties to discuss the issue of opinion polls.

Decision yet to be taken on PM`s visit to Lanka: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo M Karunanidhi here on Saturday, said a final decision is yet to be taken on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit Sri Lanka to participate in CHOGM later this month.

D Raja against PM`s Lanka visit, says `Govt should respect TN assembly`s resolution`

Amid opposition from the various political outfits, including DMK`s M Karunanidhi, over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit to Sri Lanka to participate in CHOGM later this month, CPI leader D Raja on Saturday said the Centre should not undermine or ignore the unanimous resolution passed by the Tamil Nadu assembly and should take decision accordingly.

Coalgate: D Raja asks UPA ministers not to interfere in CBI`s working

CPI leader D Raja said the coal scam is a case being monitored by the Supreme Court.

BJP polarising people by projecting Modi: D Raja

CPI leader D Raja on Tuesday said with BJP trying to "polarise" people by projecting Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate.

India, Pak must engage themselves in a meaningful dialogue: D Raja

CPI leader D Raja on Wednesday said that India and Pakistan must trust each other and engage themselves in a meaningful dialogue.

Vanzara`s confessions have thoroughly exposed Narendra Modi: D Raja

D Raja alleged that the confessions made by former IPS officer DG Vanzara, charged and incarcerated in three fake encounter cases, have thoroughly exposed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his government.

PM`s statement on economic crisis an admission of UPA`s failure: D Raja

CPI leader D Raja on Saturday said expressed disappointment over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s statement in the Parliament on economic crisis.

Promise of freebies in election manifesto okay, say parties

As meeting will be held between Election Commission and representatives of political parties over promise of freebies to voters in election manifestos, politicians say there is nothing wrong with it.

Telangana formation decision taken too late: D Raja

Reacting to UPA’s decision on separate Telangana state, CPI leader and member of Rajya Sabha D Raja said that the decision has come too late.