BJP would hold talks with various parties on the issue of forming alliance for the coming Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and a decision in this regard would be taken in 10 days, senior party leader L Ganesan said in Madurai today.
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday held deliberations with Congress leaders from Tamil Nadu on the strategy to be adopted in the poll-bound state where the issue of forging an alliance holds the key to prospects of the party.
In a show of solidarity, arch rival DMK on Monday extended full support towards relief and rehabilitation efforts undertaken by ruling AIADMK in rain ravaged Tamil Nadu and also launched two helplines for the people.
DMK today demanded that India should stop treating Sri Lanka as a "friendly country" and take steps for a credible international enquiry into allegations of war crimes against the Lankan army during the conflict with LTTE.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday cautioned India against supporting a "watered down" resolution by the US on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council over alleged rights violations during the last phase of civil war against LTTE in 2009 in the island nation.
Sibling rivalry in DMK's first family resurfaced on Thursday with party Treasurer MK Stalin dismissing his elder brother M K Alagiri's critical comments about him as Chief Ministerial candidate as "frustration" of an individual.
DMK on Tuesday staged a walk out in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after its plea for speaking in the House after a statement by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on health sector projects was turned down by Speaker P Dhanapal.
Seeking to target the ruling AIADMK over prohibition issue, DMK treasurer M K Stalin today vowed that implementing prohibition will be the first task if his party is voted to power in the Assembly polls next year.
Facing criticism from archrival AIADMK and PMK on prohibition, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Wednesday said his government in 1971 had only 'postponed' the dry regime due to financial crunch but restored it in three years.
DMK President M Karunanidhi Friday said Centre's rejection of applications for Sun TV Group, owned by his grand nephew Kalanithi Maran, to participate in Phase III of FM auctions amounted to "strangulating democracy" and asked the government to reconsider its decision.