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DMK MP Kanimozhi detained during protest against police firing in Thootikudi

DMK MP Kanimozhi detained during protest against police firing in Thootikudi

The protest, led by DMK, was held in Egmore in Chennai to condemn the Tuticorin violence in which 13 people lost their lives.

May 25, 2018, 13:39 PM IST
Anti-Sterlite protest: DMK demands CM's resignation, calls for TN bandh

Anti-Sterlite protest: DMK demands CM's resignation, calls for TN bandh

DMK workers have staged a protest outside TN secretariate while party president Stalin has flayed the CM for inaction.

May 24, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Cut power supply to Sterlite Copper's smelter: TN Pollution Control Board

Cut power supply to Sterlite Copper's smelter: TN Pollution Control Board

Board has reportedly found activities still continuing at the plant despite a court order prohibiting it.

May 24, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
AIADMK, DMK greet BJP over Karnataka polls showing

AIADMK, DMK greet BJP over Karnataka polls showing

Arch-rivals ruling AIADMK and DMK in Tamil Nadu today greeted the BJP for its good showing in the Karnataka Assembly elections where the saffron party appeared headed for emerging as the single largest party.

May 15, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
Cauvery dispute: Kamal Haasan invites Stalin, Rajnikanth for meeting

Cauvery dispute: Kamal Haasan invites Stalin, Rajnikanth for meeting

Haasan had last month recorded an open message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for justice to Tamil Nadu over the river water dispute.

May 15, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
With an eye on forming federal front, Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao to meet DMK leaders on Sunday

With an eye on forming federal front, Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao to meet DMK leaders on Sunday

Stepping up his efforts to form Federal Front, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will meet DMK leaders M. Karunanidhi and M.K. Stalin in Chennai on Sunday. This was announced by the chief minister`s office in a statement on Saturday night.

Apr 29, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
Signs visible for working with BJP like double-barrelled gun in Indian politics: AIADMK

Signs visible for working with BJP like double-barrelled gun in Indian politics: AIADMK

AIADMK on Sunday said that signs of its working together with BJP like a "double-barrelled gun" in the political arena were visible.

Apr 22, 2018, 23:44 PM IST
Democracy first, all else later: Opposition parties issue notice for removal of CJI

Democracy first, all else later: Opposition parties issue notice for removal of CJI

Led by Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad, MPs of seven parties submitted a notice to Vice President Venkaiah Naidu which sought the removal of CJI Dipak Misra.

Apr 20, 2018, 13:19 PM IST
Tamil Nadu opposition seek intervention of Governor Banwarilal Purohit in Cauvery issue: Full text of the memorandum

Tamil Nadu opposition seek intervention of Governor Banwarilal Purohit in Cauvery issue: Full text of the memorandum

They met him as a culmination of the week-long march demanding the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board.

Apr 13, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
You are Tamil Nadu's First Citizen, speak up on Cauvery issue: Opposition leaders tell Governor Banwarilal Purohit

You are Tamil Nadu's First Citizen, speak up on Cauvery issue: Opposition leaders tell Governor Banwarilal Purohit

They accused the Centre of attempting to delaying the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board with an eye on the coming Karnataka Assembly election.

Apr 13, 2018, 14:27 PM IST
Opposition parties hold black flag protests against PM Narendra Modi in Chennai, security tightened

Opposition parties hold black flag protests against PM Narendra Modi in Chennai, security tightened

In view of the protests, tight security arrangements have been put in place including a multiple-layer security ring. 

Apr 12, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu bandh takes toll on rail, road traffic

Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu bandh takes toll on rail, road traffic

Several areas in Chenni and in other parts of the state saw massive protests which disrupted normal life.

Apr 05, 2018, 09:53 AM IST
Cauvery dispute: Stalin detained as DMK calls for Tamil Nadu shutdown on April 5

Cauvery dispute: Stalin detained as DMK calls for Tamil Nadu shutdown on April 5

The party also decided to observe a shutdown across Tamil Nadu on April 5 over the Cauvery issue.

Apr 01, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Full text of letters MK Stalin wrote to PM Narendra Modi, 10 Chief Ministers warning of unfair financial allocations to states

Stalin had warned of grave discontent in the states that would be penalised for successfully controlling their populations.

Mar 21, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Discontent and unrest: MK Stalin's warning to PM Narendra Modi on money share of states

Stalin has also written to the Chief Ministers of 10 states that will be affected by the Centre's decision, asking them to oppose the Centre. There isn't a single BJP or NDA CM on this list.

Mar 21, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Amid protests, VHP's Rama Rajya Rath Yatra travels in Tamil Nadu, reaches Madurai

Amid protests, VHP's Rama Rajya Rath Yatra travels in Tamil Nadu, reaches Madurai

The 39-day Rama Rajya Rath Yatra, which was flagged off from Ayodhya in February, has triggered severe protests across the state.

Mar 21, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
Rama Rajya Rath Yatra enters Tamil Nadu; protests in Assembly, Stalin detained

Rama Rajya Rath Yatra enters Tamil Nadu; protests in Assembly, Stalin detained

Stalin and other DMK leaders staged a protest raising slogans against the Palaniswami government over Rama Rajya Rath Yatra entering Tamil Nadu.

Mar 20, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Will support it if southern states want to break away from India: DMK leader MK Stalin

Will support it if southern states want to break away from India: DMK leader MK Stalin

The DMK had dropped its secessionist demand for a separate country in 1962.

Mar 17, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

South India subsidises the North, where is the reward for development: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

The Congress CM's opinion reflects the growing chorus of voices in the South that are questioning the disparity. The issue is heating up over proposals to use the 2011 census as the basis for Central planning, which puts all southern states at a disadvantage.

Mar 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
After Lenin, Periyar statues will be taken down soon: BJP leader H Raja's Facebook post sparks war of words

After Lenin, Periyar statues will be taken down soon: BJP leader H Raja's Facebook post sparks war of words

Dravidar Kazhagam has dared the BJP to try and raze a Periyar statue.

Mar 06, 2018, 16:46 PM IST