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I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

I was deported because Malaysia considered me a 'security threat': Vaiko

MDMK chief and ex-lawmaker Vaiko, who arrived here after not being allowed to enter Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to attend a marriage, claimed on Saturday that he was deported because he was considered "a security threat" by the Malaysian authorities due to his links with the LTTE.

 

Jun 10, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

15 days judicial custody for MDMK leader Vaiko

A court on Monday sent MDMK leader Vaiko to 15 days judicial custody for speaking in favour of Sri Lanka's now vanquished Tamil Tigers.

Apr 03, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Cauvery water dispute: 48-hour state-wide 'rail roko' protest in Tamil Nadu; DMK's MK Stalin leads agitation

Cauvery water dispute: 48-hour state-wide 'rail roko' protest in Tamil Nadu; DMK's MK Stalin leads agitation

A 48-hour state-wide 'rail roko' protest in Tamil Nadu has been called in by a farmer's federation over Cauvery water dispute.

Oct 17, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Poet's statue lying abandoned causing outrage: Jayalalithaa to Narendra Modi

 Chief Minister Jayalalithaa sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for installation of a statue of Tamil saint poet Tiruvalluvar in Haridwar.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2016: As it happened

Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK juggernaut rolled on Thursday getting a simple majority in Tamil Nadu.

May 19, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Tamil Nadu polls 2016: Left parties to release candidate lists on Monday

The Left parties-- CPI-M and CPI, contesting 25 seats each in the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly poll, will release lists of candidates on Monday.

Apr 17, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

Vaiko meets AAP leader ahead of Assembly polls

MDMK founder Vaiko Thursday met Aam Aadmi Party's state leadership here, setting off speculation about a pact ahead of the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Mar 31, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
DMK offered Rs 500 crores, 80 seats to Vijayakant: Vaiko

DMK offered Rs 500 crores, 80 seats to Vijayakant: Vaiko

Reacting to the charge, DMK Treasurer M K Stalin said the party would take appropriate legal action in the matter.

Mar 26, 2016, 09:23 AM IST
Chidambaram's son Karti brought Congress on road in Telangana, Andhra: V Hanumantha Rao

Chidambaram's son Karti brought Congress on road in Telangana, Andhra: V Hanumantha Rao

The internal strife within the Congress Party came wide open on Tuesday with senior party leader V. Hanumantha Rao lambasting former finance minister P. Chidambaram`s son Karti for the party's defeat in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 01, 2016, 17:37 PM IST
Vaiko writes to Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on temple festival in Idukki

Vaiko writes to Kerala CM Oommen Chandy on temple festival in Idukki

MDMK founder Vaiko has written to Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy seeking permission for holding a three-day temple festival in Idukki district.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

AAP likely to contest Tamil Nadu Assembly elections

Aam Aadmi Party is likely to contest the upcoming Assembly election in Tamil Nadu as part of the People's Welfare Front that includes Vaiko-led MDMK and Left parties.

Feb 12, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

MDMK Vaiko's mother passes away

MDMK founder Vaiko's mother passed away on Friday following illness, party sources said.

Nov 06, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

'Livelihood of people should be considered before eradicating Karuvelam trees'

Livelihood of people depending on Karuvelam trees are more important and has to be considered.

Oct 06, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

At MDMK conference, calls for total prohibition in Tamil Nadu

 Imposition of total prohibition in Tamil Nadu stood out among the demands made at a one-day conference called by MDMK at Palladam in the neighbouring Tirupur district today.

Sep 15, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Coaltion govt chances bright in Tamil Nadu: Elangovan

Madurai, Aug 31 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Congress unit chief E V K S Elangovan today said the prospects were bright for a coalition government after the near year's assembly elections.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Ruling AIADMK dependent 'solely' on liquor sales for revenue: MDMK

 MDMK on Monday slammed the Tamil Nadu government's stand against implementing prohibition saying the ruling AIADMK was dependent 'solely' on liquor sales through state-run outlets for revenue and condemned it for not showing concern for people's welfare.

Jul 20, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

PMK, MDMK express concern over videos of children drinking

With shocking videos of some children in Tamil Nadu consuming liquor going viral, PMK and MDMK on Wednesday expressed concern over such incidents and stepped up demand for implementing prohibition in the state.

Jul 08, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Mullaperiyar dam: Vaiko criticises Tamil Nadu govt's stand

MDMK leader Vaiko on Tuesday criticised the Tamil Nadu government for filing an affidavit in the Supreme court seeking CISF deployment for Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala in view of perceived threats by LTTE.

Jul 08, 2015, 01:13 AM IST

'Efforts to build new dam at Mullaperiyar by Kerala'

NDA constituent PMK and Vaiko-led MDMK on Monday alleged that Kerala had taken up efforts to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar, insisting that this would "jeopardise" inter-state relations and urged the Centre to intervene.

May 04, 2015, 17:30 PM IST
Tirupati killings: Red sandalwood smugglers' bodies to be preserved till April 17; Vaiko detained

Tirupati killings: Red sandalwood smugglers' bodies to be preserved till April 17; Vaiko detained

The Madras High Court on Friday extended the time for preserving the bodies of six persons, gunned down in an encounter in the Seshachalam forests of Andhra Pradesh, till April 17, but refused to pass any order on second post-mortem.

Apr 10, 2015, 09:16 AM IST