DMK has announced its candidates for the June 10 biennial Rajya Sabha election. The DMK has apportioned one seat to its ally Congress. In a statement issued on Sunday evening, Chief Minister and DMK president M K Stalin announced Thanjavur north district secretary S Kalayanasundaram, joint secretary of the party legal wing R Girirajan and sitting MP-cum-Namakkal district in-charge KRN… Continue reading "DMK announces candidates for biennial Rajya Sabha election"
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On the one hand the ruling DMK cried foul claiming Hindi imposition by the Centre and on the other hand used Hindi to publicise its party president and Chief Minister MK Stalin in northern states and project him as a national leader, AIADMK top leader O Panneerselvam alleged on Sunday. Hitting back, DMK leader and Minister for Tamil official language… Continue reading "AIADMK slams TN government for ‘double standards’ on Hindi, Minister clarifies"
If the BJP tried to politicise a temple issue to strengthen the party, it would not succeed, Chief Minister M K Stalin said on Tuesday in the Tamil Nadu Assembly. Stalin, speaking on an issue raised by BJP MLA Vanathi Srinivasan, told her to concentrate more on issues that affected the poor people. He asked her to urge her party-led Central government… Continue reading "BJP’s bid to politicise temple issue will not succeed: Stalin"
Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister MK Stalin would visit New Delhi on April 2 to inaugurate DMK party office Anna Arivalayam at the national capital. Construction of the Dravidian major’s party office in New Delhi is complete and ready to function, according to reports. The party office will come into use after the inauguration. Stalin has invited Congress leader Sonia Gandhi,… Continue reading "Stalin to inaugurate DMK party office in Delhi on 2 April"
Continuing its action over allegations against party functionaries who worked against official nominees of allies and party candidates in the just concluded indirect polls to elect chairpersons of urban local bodies, the ruling DMK suspended its MLA, Ko Ayyappan. Ayyappan is suspended from the primary party membership and all other responsibilities as he violated party discipline and acted in a… Continue reading "DMK takes action against party functionaries following indirect polls row"
Chief Minister MK Stalin has deputed his senior leaders to hit the campaign trail for the February 19 urban local body elections with the candidates list out and symbols allotted by the TNSEC on Wednesday. DMK general secretary Duraimurugan, treasurer TR Baalu, youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin, Women’s wing secretary Kanimozhi and senior MP A Raja were among the leaders… Continue reading "Stalin deputes senior DMK leaders to campaign for local body elections"
The Dravidian majors DMK and AIADMK sacked their MLA and MP respectively from party posts on Friday. DMK general secretary Duraimurugan said that since KP Sankar, Thiruvottiyur MLA has acted against the rules and regulations of the party he will be relieved from the post of DMK Thiruvottiyur West District Secretary. The disciplinary action is followed by the incident that… Continue reading "DMK MLA and AIDMK MP removed from party posts"
The Opposition AIADMK on Wednesday condemned the DMK government for conducting DVAC raids against former minister P Thangamani and his relatives based in Namakkal. Thangamani is the fifth former minister to be under the DVAC radar and so far the houses of six AIADMK functionaries, including S P Velumani, KC Veeramani, M R Vijabhasakar, C Vijaya Baskar and Salem Elango… Continue reading "AIADMK alleges political vendetta after DVAC conducts raids against former Minister P Thangamani"
The ruling DMK has asked the Union government to defend the grant of OBC reservation in medical and dental courses admission under All India Quota (AIQ) in the Supreme Court. Referring to several writ petitions filed in the SC challenging the July 29, 2021, dated GoI office notification granting 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in all state contributed medical… Continue reading "DMK asks centre to defend OBC reservation in medical and dental courses"
Tamilnadu BJP president K Annamalai has alleged that the DMK was fooling the people on the issue of NEET. He said NEET was to protect social justice, provide opportunities to poor students and to prevent selling of medical seats by colleges. “In 2019, in Tamil Nadu, 136 Forward Community students, 1,594 Backward Class students, 720 Most Backward Class students and… Continue reading "DMK staging drama on NEET: Annamalai"