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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.