Sunday, Dec 04, 2022



Ailing DMDK party chief Vijaykanth’s toes removed, party informs

June 21, 2022 6:52 pm

Vijayakanth, who has been battling some illness, hasn’t indulged in active politics over the last few years and didn’t contest in any of the elections in the state since 2016.

With proviso, Madras HC allows DMDK leader Premalatha to go abroad

September 02, 2021 9:44 am

Premalatha was issued a passport on April 23 this year. However, due to the pendency of an alleged criminal case before a lower court in Tirunelveli, the passport authority, by an order passed on August 28, directed her to surrender the document.

Tamil Nadu polls: DMDK quits NDA, leader says AIADMK 'will lose deposits in all seats'

March 10, 2021 2:31 pm

After seat-sharing talks with the AIADMK failed, the decision to walk out of the alliance was made at a party meeting called by Vijayakanth.

Tamil Nadu: DMDK demands ‘treatment on par with other allies’ from AIADMK

March 01, 2021 10:55 pm

According to sources, while the DMDK high is refusing to settle for less than 20 seats, the AIADMK is ready to offer them a maximum of 11 for the upcoming Assembly elections.

AIADMK ally threatens to contest alone in Tamil Nadu polls

February 08, 2021 5:18 pm

Premalatha has been locking horns with her alliance partners over a seat-sharing for the upcoming assembly elections. With senior ally AIADMK, Premalatha has been upset over the delay in announcing the seats.

DMDK sets terms for alliance partner AIADMK ahead of seat sharing talks for TN polls

January 29, 2021 8:19 am

"We have appointed zonal and district functionaries in all the 234 constituencies to oversee preparatory work. Booth-committee work is also being conducted in full swing. We will launch our campaign after the general committee meeting,” DMDK treasurer Premalatha Vijaykanth said.

Chennai: IOB to auction Captain Vijayakanth's properties to recover Rs 5.5 crore loan

June 22, 2019 10:50 am

The properties will be sold by the bank to recover over Rs. 5.5 crore in debt that Vijayakanth and his wife owe to the bank.

Tamil Nadu elections: Of Captain Vijayakanth, desperate candidates and the cash craze

April 09, 2019 8:28 pm

As DMK, AIADMK and other parties slug it out in Tamil Nadu in the final phase of the campaign, we bring you some sidelights.

Vijayakanth's party turns right, but the leader is still silent

March 11, 2019 9:58 am

'Captain' Vijayakanth's ill-health, poor party organisation and lack of a coherent narrative continue to haunt DMDK, but it remains to be seen if his fans and voters still recall him and connect with the shadow of the star.

DMDK hints at poll pact with AIADMK, says decision soon

March 07, 2019 6:50 pm

Speaking to reporters, senior DMDK leader LK Sutheesh referred to parleys he held on Wednesday with BJP state-in-charge Piyush Goyal.


Tamil Nadu deserves better, says Javadekar

February 28, 2016 2:27 pm

Chennai, Feb 28 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said Tamil Nadu deserves a better administration, adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is helping the state in every way. He said Tamil Nadu deserves better than what it has got in the last 50 years. The BJP leader said he had fruitful discussions with DMDK chief Vijayakanth. He also said he also met leaders from parties like IJK, IPP, NJP, AIMMK and others.