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DMK won't hold protest on Sept 20, will continue to oppose Hindi imposition: Stalin

Earlier, on Saturday, Shah`s call to culturally unify India with Hindi as it`s national language triggered a row.

Sep 18, 2019, 20:06 PM IST

Never asked for imposing Hindi over regional languages: Home Minister Amit Shah

Àmit Shah had last week pitched for Hindi as a common language for the country and said that it was necessary to have one language which could represent India in the world. 

Sep 18, 2019, 18:55 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: 22 DMK members detained in Vellore for striking off Hindi letters from railway station name board

Row over the Hindi language intensified on Wednesday after 22 cadres of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) were detained in Tamil Nadu's Vellore after they tried to strike off the Hindi letters on the railway station name board. The development comes days after Home Minister Amit Shah's 'one-nation one-language' remark. 

Sep 18, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

DMK to hold protest against 'Hindi imposition' on September 20

The DMK, at a high level meeting held in Chennai on Monday, decided to hold demonstration at district headquarters across the state on Sep 20 at 10 am.

Sep 16, 2019, 21:05 PM IST

MK Stalin warns party members of action if banners put up

DMK President MK Stalin on Friday warned his partymen that he will not participate in any function if banners or hoardings are put up. He also said strict action will be taken by the party against those who put up hoardings and banners, inconveniencing the public and hindering traffic flow.

Sep 13, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

DMK's Kathir Anand defeats AIADMK nominee AC Shanmugham to win Vellore Lok Sabha bypoll

DMK candidate Kathir Anand, son of senior leader Durai Murugan, won by a margin of 8,141 votes against the AIADMK’s AC Shanmugam.

Aug 09, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

MK Stalin's son Udhayanidhi appointed DMK's youth wing secretary

It is to be noted that Stalin served as the DMK's Youth Wing Secretary for 35 years.

Jul 04, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

DMK does volte-face; to not push for No-Confidence motion against Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker

The No-Confidence motion was expected to come up on July 1. 

Jun 28, 2019, 20:23 PM IST

DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK's TR Baalu also gave notice in Lok Sabha over the prevailing water crisis in the state.

Jun 24, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Water woes in Tamil Nadu: DMK holds protest, government says don't play politics

DMK workers on Wednesday held a protest in front of Coimbatore City Corporation Office demanding immediate solution for the severe water crisis.

Jun 19, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

DMK's Stalin greets Sonia Gandhi; hails Congress as 'guarantee' for pluralism

The Dravidian party chief said Congress was the "permanent guarantee for pluralism, secularism, social justice and equality enshrined in the Constitution".

Jun 02, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

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Jun 02, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

DMK opposes 3-language formula, alleges 'imposition' of Hindi

A controversy broke out in Tamil Nadu on Saturday over the new Draft Education Policy of the Central Government that has recommended a three-language formula with political parties opposing the "imposition" of Hindi in the state.

Jun 02, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

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Jun 02, 2019, 07:22 AM IST

Tamil Nadu parties cry foul over Hindi imposition, Centre steps in to allay fears

The Centre said that there was no intention to impose any language on anyone. 

Jun 01, 2019, 21:41 PM IST

Stalin dials Rahul Gandhi, requests him not to resign as Congress chief

DMK, in alliance with Congress under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), won 23 seats in Tamil Nadu on its own merit in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election 2019. 

May 28, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

DMK demands Palaniswami's resignation as Tamil Nadu CM over AIADMK's election debacle

AIADMK managed to win just one seat in the recent election while DMK managed 23 wins in the state.

May 26, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

M K Alagiri congratulates Narendra Modi on his victory in Lok Sabha polls 2019

Former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on being elected for the second term.

May 24, 2019, 17:39 PM IST