DMK MP RS Bharathi arrested for alleged hate speech, granted interim bail

Rajya Sabha MP and DMK Organising Secretary RS Bharathi was arrested on Saturday morning from his residence on charges of making alleged hate speech against the judges and people from scheduled castes (SC) community on February 14 this year.

May 23, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

Ex-DMK General Secretary Duraisamy joins Tamil Nadu BJP

Duraisamy joined BJP in the presence of Tamil Nadu BJP President L Murugan and senior leader La Ganesan.

May 22, 2020, 12:21 PM IST

Six candidates from Tamil Nadu set to be elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

An official release here said three nominations were rejected, leaving only the six in the fray.

Mar 16, 2020, 18:48 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami launches Rs 2,857 cr health system reform programme

The health scheme will be implemented with funding support from the World Bank. 

Mar 04, 2020, 09:10 AM IST

DMK announces names of three candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

The ruling AIADMK has 125 members (including the Speaker) in the Assembly and the DMK and its allies have 106 members (DMK 98, Congress 7 and IUML 1).

Mar 01, 2020, 23:00 PM IST

S Kathavarayan, DMK MLA from Gudiyatham, dies in Chennai, second party legislator to breathe his last in last 2 days

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MLA S Kathavarayan died in Tamil Nadu's capital on Friday. Kathavarayan is the second DMK legislator to die in the last two days, bringing down his party's strength in the 234-member Tamil Nadu Assembly to 98.

Feb 28, 2020, 13:01 PM IST

DMK terms it ‘farcical drama’ after Tamil Nadu CM declares Cauvery delta as protected agriculture zone

The CM’s announcement was welcomed by their ally PMK’s leader Ramadoss, who welcomed the move, calling it a “victory”, as it would prevent the desertification of the Cauvery districts. Tamil Nadu Congress Chief K.S. Alagiri also had expressed that the move would benefit the farmers. 

Feb 10, 2020, 18:12 PM IST

MK Stalin-led DMK begins signature campaign against CAA, NRC, NPR

The campaign was started by DMK chief MK Stalin from his Assembly constituency Kolathur last week

Feb 06, 2020, 06:36 AM IST

DMK, AIADMK come out in support of Periyar, flay Rajinikanth

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) DMK President MK Stalin called on Rajnikanth to think and speak. "Rajinikanth is not a politician, he is an actor. Please think and speak about Periyar. I appeal to you. Periyar lived for 95 years and worked for the Tamil race," Stalin said.

Jan 22, 2020, 17:52 PM IST

Kamal Haasan's party extends support to DMK's anti-Citizenship Act rally

The DMK`s rally has the support of its allies including Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) among other parties. 

Dec 21, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

Tamil Nadu BJP unit vice president BT Arasakumar joins DMK

Tamil Nadu BJP unit vice president BT Arasakumar joined the DMK on Thursday in the presence of party president MK Stalin at the party headquarters in Chennai Arivalayam.

Dec 05, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

Congress, DMK stage walkout from Lok Sabha over withdrawal of SPG cover for Gandhis

The two parties walked out of the House during the Zero Hour as Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla did not heed to their demands for a discussion on the issue. 

Nov 19, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

Drop sedition case against 49 intellectuals who wrote to PM Narendra Modi: MK Stalin

In a letter dated July 23, 49 personalities had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing their concern over the incidents of lynching.

Oct 05, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

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