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
South parties, Oppn hit out at Amit Shah’s pitch for common language on Hindi Divas, highlight need to ‘respect, protect nurture' India's diversity
'Amit Shah's Hindi pitch appeared to be an attempt to make non-Hindi speaking people 'second-class citizens,' DMK leader Stalin claimed in a statement
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
AIADMK MP S Rajendran killed in car accident near Tindivanam in Tamil Nadu; three others critically injured
AIADMK Member of Parliament from Villupuram, S Rajendran passed away Saturday in a road accident. Rajendran's car hit a road divider near Tindivanam, in Villupuram district, at around 5 am on Saturday.
Nadigar Sangam secretary Vishal accused of promoting drinking in Ayogya poster by PMK founder S Ramadoss
Dr S Ramadoss, PMK founder, criticised actor Vishal for diluting his social responsibility, in the capacity of the Nadigar Sangam secretary.
DMK leader MK Stalin on Sunday said his party will extend support to the shutdown called by the PMK on 11 April. It will also stage black flag protests during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on 12 April.
Various political parties, including opposition DMK expressed concern over the death of nine persons, part of a trekking expedition, in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu and called for steps to streamline the activity
MK Stalin terms bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu a 'merciless act'; Opposition protests to demand rollback
Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu on Saturday protested against the drastic hike in bus fares and demanded its rollback, with the DMK holding demonstrations against the State Transport Corporations.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswamy told the state assembly that a case has been registered against the persons who allegedly indulged in bribing voters in the RK Nagar by-elections
For almost three days now, protesters have been swarming at locations across Tamil Nadu, demanding that the ban on Jallikattu be lifted as rival political parties are rushing in to score some cultural brownie points - a rare opportunity.
The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has no jurisdiction to direct it to set-up the Cauvery Management Board as it was just a recommendation of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal and not binding on the government. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi made the submission before the bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit while mentioning the Centre's application for modification of the apex court's 30 September order that directed the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board.
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.
PMK on Monday made a strong pitch for granting more powers to the Election Commission to curb bribing of voters.
Tamil Nadu has been a reference point for caste-based violence in India. The recent 'honour killing' of a Dalit youth for marrying an upper caste girl only reminds us of all the instances of caste-based violence against the lower classes in the state.
The public hacking of a Dalit boy for marrying an upper caste Hindu girl in Tamil Nadu was certainly gruesome, but the incident was not surprising.
Activists welcomed the Supreme Court's order staying the central government's notification on Jallikattu but politicians expressed disappointment.
Corruption charges are non-issue, don't compare me to DMK, AIADMK: Anbumani Ramadoss tells Firstpost
In an interview with FirstPost, former union health minister and current Lok Sabha MP Anbumani Ramadoss faced questions about the corruption charges against him
Slamming the land acquisition bill as "draconian", NDA constituent PMK on Wednesday called for Opposition unity to defeat it in the Rajya Sabha.
Slamming pro-Hindu outfits on the reconversion issue, NDA constituent PMK said that people gave BJP a mandate to work towards the economic development and "not to make India a Hindu nation".
A political realignment seems to be on the cards in Tamil Nadu, with DMK chief M Karunanidhi describing his former colleague Vaiko as a long-time friend.