Why force students to say 'namaste,' ask activists; picket Tiruchy school

As the schools reopened, children and parents felt unusual with the new management instructing students to say 'Namaskaram' to teachers while entering the premises.

published on : 29th June 2022

MDMK leaders expelled for opposing Vaiko's son 

"Based on the complaints against them and their letters, they were dismissed from the party's primary membership," said Vaiko in a communication.

published on : 25th May 2022

Shah comments on Hindi raises hackles in South

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the move to impose Hindi cannot be accepted.

published on : 10th April 2022

AIADMK, MDMK join opposition to Amit Shah's Hindi language call

AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam recalled that former CM Arignar Anna had said those who wish to learn Hindi may learn it, but imposition of the language cannot be accepted.

published on : 10th April 2022

After Congress, MDMK too takes a dim view of property tax hike

The statement from the DMK ally's headquarters secretary comes a day after State Congress President KS Alagiri voiced his opposition to the move.

published on : 4th April 2022

Tamil Nadu civic body polls: Despite directions, DMK dissenters refuse to resign

After Thiruvengadam town panchayat chairman C Sermathurai refused to resign from his post, MDMK district secretary TM Rajendran and DMK town secretary Balraj jointly took up the matter.

published on : 7th March 2022

DMK wins 14 of the 17 town panchayats in Thoothukudi 

Independent candidates Muthu Mohammed and Sultan Lebbai has been elected unopposed as the chairman and vice-chairman respectively for the Kayalpattinam municipality.

published on : 5th March 2022

Independents help DMK win Pattukkottai chairperson post

Besides independent candidates, AIADMK members also cross voted, which made the victory possible.

published on : 5th March 2022

30-year-old MBA graduate may become Sirkazhi municipality’s youngest chairperson

Durga, who was elected councillor from Ward 24, is one among those who enabled the DMK to secure 11 of the municipality’s 24 wards.

published on : 4th March 2022

Tamil Nadu: DMK's preparations point to indirect polls for civic chief posts

Official sources said as per the statutory requirement, each district should have 20 per cent of spare EVMs (ballot units and control units) for conducting elections.

published on : 3rd January 2022

MDMK seeks direct polls for heads of local bodies in Tamil Nadu's Tenkasi

MDMK district secretary TM Rajendran and Vasudevanallur MLA Sathan Thirumalaikumar took part in the meeting.

published on : 8th November 2021

DMK, MDMK men get the boot for helping rebels

A DMK leader said Chairman of Kadayam Union Council M Chellammal and Chairman of Melaneelithanallur Union Council M Madhavi are not party’s choice.

published on : 26th October 2021

Tamil Nadu: Troubles await Durai Vaiko as he boards MDMK party

An MDMK district functionary told TNIE on condition of anonymity that the party produced 11 Lok Sabha MPs, one Rajya Sabha MP, and two Union ministers so far.

published on : 25th October 2021

Going against party’s founding principles, has Vaiko lost face?

According to Vaiko, his son attended various events and met cadre over past two years.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Durai Vaiyapuri hails MDMK leaders’ support, says will boost vote share

Addressing mediapersons at Sankarankovil on Thursday, Vaiyapuri noted, “Out of 106 MDMK functionaries, I received support of 104 persons through the secret ballot.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Another son rise in Tamil Nadu: MDMK set to welcome Vaiko’s successor - Vaiyapuri

To announce the political entry of Durai Vaiko officially, the party's district secretaries meeting has been scheduled on Wednesday, at the party headquarters.

published on : 19th October 2021

'Let it end with me': MDMK general secretary Vaiko not in favour of son's entry in politics

When contacted, District Secretary of MDMK TM Rajendran said his counterparts in all other districts are longing for Durai Vaiyapuri, Vaiko's son, to take the political plunge.

published on : 10th October 2021

Vaiko files habeas corpus petition in Supreme Court for Farooq Abdullah

MDMK leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko sought direction from the Court to grant Farooq Abdullahliberty to attend a conference in Chennai.

published on : 11th September 2019

TN Opposition leader MK Stalin flags off Vaiko rally against Neutrino project

MDMK leader to participate in the rally from Madurai to Cumbum; accuses Centre of bringing hazardous projects to TN.

published on : 1st April 2018

Tamil Nadu man immolates self to protest against neutrino project

MDMK cadre immolated himself in protest against the India-based Neutrino Observatory project in Theni district, which is deemed environmentally hazardous by certain group.

published on : 31st March 2018
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