AIADMK, DMK spar over Cauvery issue in TN Assembly

Arch rivals AIADMK and DMK on Friday sparred in the Tamil Nadu assembly over the Cauvery dispute with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam asking the latter why it did not get the final award of a tribunal notified despite being in power in the state and in Centre then.

Mekedatu dam row: DMK to boycott Assembly session on Saturday

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer MK Stalin on Friday said that his party would boycott the assembly session on Saturday in support of the farmers' protest over the construction of a dam across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu.

Bilateral talks between India-Sri Lanka fishermen on Tuesday

The third round of bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka over the issue of fishing in Palk Strait will be held here tomorrow in the backdrop of that country's Premier claiming the right to shoot down intruding Indian fishermen.

DMK join forces with Anna Hazare on Land Bill

 Joining forces with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday said his party would be with him in protests against the "draconian" Land Bill in the "national interest."

Executive engineer suicide: Kanimozhi to raise issue in Parliament

DMK MP Kanimozhi Saturday said she would raise in Parliament the 'inaction' of the ruling AIADMK into the death of an executive engineer of the agro engineering department, who allegedly committed suicide.

Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, says Arun Jaitley
Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, says Arun Jaitley

As a united Opposition continued protests against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the land bill, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asked them not to obstruct or delay reforms process.

Karunanidhi to lead DMK protest against Land Bill

DMK president M Karunanidhi will lead the party's protest against the NDA's Land Acquisition Act here on Friday.

Karuna-Jaya sparring over land bill continues

In continuing war of words with his arch-rival over the NDA Government's land acquisition bill, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday disputed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's stand that the legislation vested more powers in states in granting exemptions.

MPs of opposition parties to take out march against land bill

Stepping up campaign against the controversial land bill, MPs from opposition parties will take out a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan next Tuesday to register their protest against the amendments proposed to be carried out in the Act of 2013.

Elders unite in RS to seek equal rights for transgenders

Rajya Sabha members from across the political spectrum joined hands on Friday to ask the government to take steps to bring the transgender community, facing social stigma and ostracism, into the mainstream.

Set up national commission for fishermen: DMK asks govt

A demand for setting up a national panel to champion the cause of country's fishermen and provide them a platform to raise their concerns, was made in Rajya Sabha by a DMK member today.

Disproportionate assets case: SC refuses to stay hearing on Jayalalithaa's plea before HC

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the hearing before the Karnataka High Court on the appeal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case, saying that it would decide the plea of DMK leader K Anbazhagan seeking removal of the public prosecutor.

Karunanidhi condemns Lankan PM's remarks on Indian fishermen

Slamming Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe for his remarks that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Lankan waters, DMK on Monday said it "amounted to a slap" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face ahead of his tour to the island nation.

Karunanidhi condemns attack on writer 'Puliyur' Murugesan

Decrying the recent attack on upcoming author 'Puliyur' Murugesan, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday urged the state government to ensure freedom of expression of writers and their personal safety.

Jaya case: Anbazhagan seeks postponement of arguments of SPP

DMK leader Anbazhagan on Wednesday filed a memo before the Karnataka High Court seeking postponement of arguments of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh till the Supreme Court heard his plea for a stay on proceedings on an appeal filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case and removal of SPP.

DMK raps Puducherry govt for 'delay' in filling vacant posts

Opposition DMK Tuesday lambasted the AINRC government here for 'delay' in filling 151 posts of Office superintendents, lying vacant for several years.

AIADMK to counter DMK with youth resurgence rallies

In a bid to counter arch rival DMK which is harping on youth mantra, ruling AIADMK on Sunday said that it would hold massive youth resurgence rallies across Tamil Nadu on March 7.

AIADMK says budget short of expectations, DMK guarded

 Ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Saturday said the Union Budget has fallen short of expectations though it welcomed some initiatives while its arch-rival DMK chose a guarded response saying implementation of several proposed schemes has to be watched.

RSS chief's comment on Mother Teresa uncivilised: DMK

Hitting out at RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat for his controversial comment on Mother Teresa, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Thursday said it was an uncivilised comment against a noble person.

Karunanidhi condoles death of Mayandibharathi

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday condoled the death of freedom fighter and veteran CPI(M) leader I Mayandibharathi (98).