Taking exception to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's statement that opposition parties were trying to sully his government's image, DMDK founder leader Vijayakant on Wednesday asked to focus on maintaining law and order in the state rather than blaming others.
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.
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.
The new bonhomie between erstwhile political foes DMDK and PMK in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls is ratcheting up the morale of cadres of both the parties in Tamil Nadu raising hopes of good performance of NDA.
A court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant against actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth of DMDK in a defamation case filed by the Tamil Nadu government after he failed to respond to summons issued by it earlier.