In a sharp attack on the Centre for replacing Planning Commission with 'NITI Ayog,' NDA partner PMK Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of seeking to achieve his 'twin objectives' of ensuring greater private role in government affairs besides wresting all authority.
A day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj pushed for declaring Bhagwad Gita as a national scripture, opposition DMK and NDA ally PMK have opposed the move saying the Centre should follow pluralistic character and spirit of secularism.
Chennai: Magnifying the diminishing unity between BJP and its alliance parties in the state, PMK founder S Ramadoss on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not above criticism, joining voices in support of fellow alliance leader Vaiko of MDMK.
The Tamil Nadu government should recover from the AIADMK party the losses the state and people suffered as a result of the violence in the wake of former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's conviction in a corruption case, PMK leader S. Ramadoss said Monday.
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday dispensed with the personal appearance of PMK founder S Ramadoss in a local court in a defamation case filed against him by the Tamil Nadu government.
Top leaders, including DMK president M Karunanidhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday wished a speedy recovery to PMK founder Dr S Ramadoss who underwent a bypass surgery on Monday.
PMK founder leader S Ramadoss, whose arrest on April 30 triggered violence in several parts of Tamil Nadu, was on Saturday released from the central prison after he obtained bail in all five cases against him.