Vaiko celebrates 61st birthday of Prabhakaran

Pro-Tamil outfits like Periyar Dravida Iyakkam and 'May 17 movement' celebrated Prabhakaran's birth anniversary in various parts of Chennai.

MDMK Vaiko's mother passes away

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

'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.

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.

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.

Andhra Pradesh encounter: Vaiko to decide on next course of action

 MDMK leader Vaiko on Tuesday said he would decide on the next course of action if the Tamil Nadu government does not take any steps to inquire into the incident of gunning down of 20 workers from the state by the Andhra Pradesh Police in the Seshachalam forest in April.

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.

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.

Vaiko demands protection for Mullaperiyar Dam

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko on Saturday called for protection to be accorded to the Mullaperiyar Dam on the Periyar River, claiming that the Kerala government wants to destroy it.

MDMK celebrates 22nd founding anniversary

MDMK on Wednesday celebrated its 22nd founding anniversary with the party founder Vaiko leading the celebrations here.

Only alliance can face strong ruling AIADMK: Karunanidhi

Chennai; With his meeting with DMDK founder Vijayakanth sparking off speculations of a political realignment ahead of Assembly elections in 2016, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Monday indicated that only an alliance of political parties could face the strong ruling AIADMK.

Vaiko alleges administrative paralysis in Tamil Nadu

Charging that governance in Tamil Nadu remained paralysed and even temple consecration functions were held up, MDMK leader Vaiko on Friday stressed the need for an effective administration in the state.

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.

Vaiko expresses displeasure over presence of police official at press meet

MDMK general secretary Vaiko on Monday expressed displeasure over the presence of a police official from the intelligence department at his press meet here, following which the cop made a hasty retreat.

Cauvery dispute: MDMK human chain protest on April 7

Protesting against the Narendra Modi government's 'betrayal' of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery river dispute issue involving Karnataka, MDMK chief Vaiko on Thursday said that a human chain protest will be held in Thanjavur on April 7.

INO will cause major environmental damages in Theni: Medha Patkar

Noted social activist Medha Patkar today joined hands with MDMK leader Vaiko to oppose the proposed neutrino observatory project in Theni district, claiming that it would cause large-scale environmental damages.

Vaiko meets Kejriwal, stresses on full statehood to Delhi, Puducherry

MDMK leader Vaiko on Wednesday met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and stressed that full statehood was necessary for both Delhi and Puducherry.

Arvind Kejriwal joins Anna Hazare's protest on Day 2: As it happened
Arvind Kejriwal joins Anna Hazare's protest on Day 2: As it happened

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on the second day of protest over Land Acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday.

Kerala: Vaiko meets Achuthanandan to drum up support against INO

MDMK General Secretary Vaiko on Saturday met CPI(M) Veteran and Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly V S Achuthanandan to seek his support against the Centre's proposed India-based Nutrino Research Centre in Tamil Nadu's Theni District, bordering the state.

Vaiko-led MDMK not to contest Srirangam bypoll

Toeing NDA ally PMK's stand, Vaiko-led MDMK, an erstwhile partner of the alliance, today announced it would neither contest nor support any party in the February 13 by-election to Srirangam Assembly Constituency, vacated by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa following her conviction in a corruption case.