News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


Tamil Nadu opposition seek intervention of Governor Banwarilal Purohit in Cauvery issue: Full text of the memorandum

They met him as a culmination of the week-long march demanding the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board.

Apr 13, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

You are Tamil Nadu's First Citizen, speak up on Cauvery issue: Opposition leaders tell Governor Banwarilal Purohit

They accused the Centre of attempting to delaying the constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board with an eye on the coming Karnataka Assembly election.

Apr 13, 2018, 14:27 PM IST

"Rajinikanth's visit to Sri Lanka might earn wrath of Tamil community''

The Liberation Panther Party aka Vidhuthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) has advised superstar Rajinikanth to re-consider his decision to visit Sri Lanka to inaugurate a housing scheme. They said it might earn him the wrath of the Tamil community.

Mar 25, 2017, 14:14 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

IITM row: DMK, VCK stage protests

DMK and Dalit outfit VCK on Monday staged protests against the derecognition of a students' body at IIT, Madras after a complaint that it was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jun 01, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

VCK TN conference on August 17

The state conference of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi will be held here on August 17, party president Thol Thirumavalvan said on Tuesday.

Jul 29, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

VCK facing a litmus test in Chidambaram LS constituency

In a constituency, where caste factor plays a decisive factor, pro-Dalit outfit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi is facing an acid test to retain Chidambaram (SC) seat amid challenge by ruling AIADMK and PMK to upset its apple cart in the April 24 polls.

Apr 10, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

AAP entry into poll fray worries VCK, MDMK, Left in TN

With anti-nuclear activists plunging into the poll fray as AAP candidates in Kanyakumari, Tuticorin and Tirunelveli districts, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi, MDMK and Left are worried about.

Mar 30, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

VCK wants CBI probe into Dharmapuri violence

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi a Dalit-based political party in Tamil Nadu, Sunday sought CBI probe into the recent violence in Dharmapuri district.

Nov 25, 2012, 19:34 PM IST

VCK activists arrested for attempt to burn effigy

Nine Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) activists were arrested on Saturday when they attempted to burn an effigy of Sri Lankan Minister Champika Ranawaka.

Jun 23, 2012, 16:01 PM IST

Tension in Perambalur as DMK, VCK workers indulge in violence

Tension prevailed in
Perambalur and Ariyalur districts as some DMK and Dalit-outfit
Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi workers allegedly indulged in
violence to protest the arrest of former Telecom Minister A

Feb 03, 2011, 00:27 AM IST