The DMK leader said contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertions, "education will not be available to all" if the NEP is implemented
P Dhanapal allegedly delayed a decision on the membership of AIADMK MLAs who voted against the E Planiswami govt in 2017
MK Stalin says DMK will seek CBI probe into custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Fenix as personalities demand justice on social media
Following social media outcry over the deaths, DMK president MK Stalin on Saturday said his party would approach the court seeking a probe by the CBI, if the state government failed to conduct a proper investigation into the "custodial death" of Jayaraj and Bennicks of Sathankulam
Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased
Jayaraj and his son, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms by allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop, died at a hospital in Tuticorin on 23 June, with the relatives alleging they were severely thrashed by police personnel
'Reservation not fundamental right': SC refuses to hear pleas by TN parties demanding 50% quota for OBCs in medical colleges
The matter came up before the apex court as various political parties challenged the Centre's decision not to grant 50 percent reservation to OBCs as per Tamil Nadu law in medical seats.
Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM
A Madras High Court bench Wednesday said that Deepak and Deepa are second class legal heirs of the late chief minister Jayalalithaa, being the son and daughter of her late brother Jayakumar
Tamil Nadu has suffered Rs 35,000 crore GST revenue loss during lockdown, says chief minister K Palaniswami
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said that development schemes won't be affected by the various austerity measures taken to handle the loss in revenue due to lockdown
Mayiladuthurai becomes Tamil Nadu's 38th district after bifurcation of Nagapattinam; Govt had cited 'administrative convenience' for move
The new district of Mayiladuthurai, which is the state’s 38th, has been carved out of Nagapattinam district.
Tamil Nadu govt says it has put NPR exercise on hold, flags concerns over queries on Aadhaar, details of parents
The AIADMK government's stand came amid demands by the main opposition DMK that the state should not take up NPR.
AIADMK names M Thambidurai, KP Munusamy as Rajya Sabha poll candidates, leaves one seat for ally Tamil Maanila Congress
The AIADMK named former Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai and another senior leader KP Munusamy as its candidates for the biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu
DMK, AIADMK cross swords in Tamil Nadu Assembly over NPR; new enumeration form for exercise posed several questions, says MK Stalin
Leader of opposition MK Stalin said, all data needed to prepare NRC were being asked in NPR and two exercises were no different
Anti-CAA protest in Chennai snowballs into chaos, four cops injured; Opposition, including DMK, condemn police force against agitators
Opposition parties led by the DMK in Tamil Nadu on Saturday lashed out at the police action against anti-CAA protesters in Chennai and sought action against those police personnel who allegedly used force against the agitators.
Puducherry Assembly unanimously adopts resolution against CAA, NPR and NRC; motion tabled by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy
The Puducherry Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution tabled by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy registering strong protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, the National Register of Citizens and National Population Register
During debate on Finance Bill in RS, TMC MP alleges 'financial coronavirus' destroying economy; Budget fulfills people's expectations, says BJP
TMC MP Manas Ranjan Bhunia accused the government of depriving the poor of employment opportunities generated from the MNREGA as it has cut expenditure under the scheme and alleged that it is selling out precious assets of the country
In opposition for nearly a decade, the DMK, which is making an all out attempt to wrest power from the ruling AIADMK, said several young professionals of the I-PAC were joining hands with it
Budget 2020: From P Chidambaram to Sitaram Yechury, Opposition leaders slam Nirmala Sitharaman, say she served only 'platitudes and slogans'
Soon after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam unveiled the Union Budget 2020-21, Opposition leaders tore into the Budget, claiming that if offered no concrete solutions to the challenges facing the economy
SC asks Parliament to ponder over Speaker's mandate to disqualify MPs, MLAs; solution may lie in transferring power to bodies outside Legislature
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers
At Chennai Book Fair, organisers lock horns with publishers, writers over allowing inclusion of 'anti-government' book
The ongoing Chennai Book Fair 2020 — a 12-day event organised by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India (BAPASI) — has run into rough weather after its launch on 9 January. Now in its 43rd edition, the CBF has seen participating writers and BAPASI embroiled in a row after senior journalist V Anbazhagan was prevented from displaying an “anti-government” book in his rented stall, and had a police complaint filed against him in this regard.
DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls; make inroads in CM Palaniswami's bastion Salem
In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot.
Eight, including 5 women, briefly held in Chennai for staging anti-CAA protests by drawing 'rangolis'; DMK slams police action
Eight people, including five women, were detained briefly on Sunday in Chennai when they staged an anti-CAA protest by drawing 'kolams' (rangoli), police said