Tamil actor-politician Vijaykant 'stable', to be discharged from hospital soon, after testing positive for coronavirus
A statement issued by Vijaykant says the DMDK founder showed mild symptoms of coronavirus on 22 September, when he went for a routine checkup at a Chennai hospital.
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.
PMK chief S Ramadoss asks party workers to strive for AIADMK-led alliance's win in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
People will face many hardships if the DMK-led alliance was voted in good numbers, S Ramadoss said in a statement
The ruling AIADMK on Sunday inked an electoral pact with DMDK led by actor-turned politician Vijayakanth, allotting four Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu, ending protracted negotiations.
Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) will contest from four seats as a part of the AIADMK-BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
2019 Lok Sabha election: As AIADMK-BJP hold seat-sharing talks, DMDK demands seats 'on par' with PMK
DMDK party general secretary Vijayakant has pitched for not less than 9 Lok Sabha seats and one Rajya Sabha seat. "The AIADMK has been tactfully planting stories that the DMDK will get only three or four Lok Sabha seats. This is unacceptable to us,” the leader was quoted as saying.
BJP announces alliance with AIADMK, PMK in Tamil Nadu; saffron party set to contest for five LS seats
Calling it the 'maha-alliance' the AIADMK leaders announced that their party and BJP will together contest in Tamil nadu and Puducherry and that BJP will get fived Lok Sabha seats in the state. Whereas, Goyal hailed former chief minister J Jayalalitha and said that together they will ensure her vision is taken forward to serve the people of Tamil Nadu.
Kamal Haasan in Tamil Nadu: Madurai makeover gives actor best shot to shed filmy skin, turn politician and silence critics
Like his idol, actor Kamal Haasan will discard his skin — this one full of glitz and glamour — to get into a politician's attire in Madurai.
Kamal Haasan confident of success in Tamil Nadu on eve of launch of political party, aims to proceed with pro-Dravidian ideology
Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan, who is all set to launch his political innings on 21 February, has expressed confidence that he would succeed with his Dravidian brand of politics
Tamil Nadu governor Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister K Palaniswami greeted M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday on his election as the vice-president.
To revisit Jayalalithaa-Karunanidhi rivalry, one would first have to visit their entry into politics, which takes root in the Dravidian movement, something that still holds good with any political party in Tamil Nadu.
DMK leader MK Stalin on Tuesday presided over an "all-party meeting" to discuss the Cauvery issue, but most major parties in the state gave it a miss.
However, the former election commissioner is of the view that unless EC is empowered to implement model code of conduct,Tamil Nadu politics will not change.
The DMDK floated by actor-turned-politician A. Vijaykanth is expected to lose recognition as a "State Party" as it polled less than six percent votes in the Tamil Nadu assembly election.
Here are the quotable quotes of politicians during the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.
Voting for the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry began at 7 am on Monday.
Election authorities in Tamil Nadu have made a recommendation to the Election Commission to extend time to vote in rain hit regions of Tamil Nadu following representations from AIADMK, DMK and Congress.
The post-poll freebies, which are the promises made in the election manifestos, are the second level of lure, as has been the case in Tamil Nadu.
Campaigning ended in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry for 16 May assembly polls, ringing the curtain down on the gruelling two-month-long exercise.
Tamil Nadu Assembly election is around the corner and the major players in the fray are DMK in alliance with the Congress, AIADMK, PMK, DMDK-PWF-TMC combine and the BJP.