DMK slams Tamil Nadu govt over delay in bill reserving 7.5% seats in medical courses for govt school students
Chief Minister K Palaniswami, however, underplayed the issue, saying the DMK chief MK Stalin was trying to "derive political mileage" on the quota issue, as Assembly polls are due early next year
CPM leader K Thangavelu, leader of countless labour rights stirs, succumbs to COVID-19 at 68 in Tamil Nadu
Elected from Tirupur South in 2011, he championed labour welfare in the state Assembly and "distinguished himself as a trade union leader"
The episode "exposed" the BJP-led government's agenda of imposing Hindi through its officials, the DMK's MK Stalin alleged
The MLA denied speculation that he will join the BJP after his visit, and said he went to meet Piyush Goyal to discuss projects for his constituency
The DMK leader said contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertions, "education will not be available to all" if the NEP is implemented
The DMK leader alleged that the sweeping reforms were not a new education policy but 'a glossy coat on the old oppressive Manusmriti'
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
DMK leader Kanimozhi asks NHRC to take necessary action against officials responsible for Thoothukudi deaths
Kanimozhi also met the kin of deceased in Thoothukudi and handed over a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, a letter from DMK chief MK Stalin and assured complete support.
DMK MLA J Anbazhagan succumbs to coronavirus-related complications week after being put on ventilator support
DMK legislator J Anbazhagan died of COVID-19 in Chennai on Wednesday, a private hospital said
DMK suspends ex-MP KP Ramalingam from primary membership, removes him from all posts for 'anti-party activities'
'Ramalingam has been suspended from the primary membership of the party and removed from all party posts he held,' DMK said in a statement.
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.
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.
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
Tamil Nadu BJP mocks detained ex-Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah over his recent picture, deletes tweet later
The BJP Tamil Nadu handle tweeted a screenshot of an online order of razors in response to the image of a heavily-bearded former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah. The tweet was later deleted
The DMK-led Opposition in Tamil Nadu on Friday resolved to conduct a 'massive' signature campaign against the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens, and the National Population Register.
Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram amid row over rationalist leader's views on Hindu gods
A statue of rationalist leader EV Ramasamy Periyar was found vandalised in neighbouring Kancheepuram district on Friday morning
Will not apologise for remark on Periyar rally, says Rajinikanth; Tamil fringe outfit DVK moves Madras HC demanding FIR against actor
Amid a raging controversy over his remarks on a rally taken out by social reformer EV Ramasamy "Periyar" decades ago, superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday said he stood by his comments maintaining they were factual and refused to apologise as demanded by fringe Dravidian outfits
Tamil Nadu local polls: After wrangling for days, Congress and DMK bury the hatchet, decide to fix issues internally
After days of wrangling over seat allocation in Tamil Nadu local polls, the Congress and DMK on Saturday buried the hatchet and decided to address issues internally and avoid going public