States should be allowed to identify backward classes: Thol Thirumavalavan

The VCK has urged the State government to adopt a resolution in the Assembly to urge the Union Government to allow States to identify backward class people in their respective States.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Panchami lands: VCK to raise issue during next Budget session

VCK, a party which works for welfare of Dalits and DMK have got representation in the Assembly after a long gap and this time the former aims to make use of it and raise the issue.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Three-day protest against price hike in Tamil Nadu from Monday

Left parties said that the Centre has been increasing the prices of petroleum products instead of supporting the people who are suffering due to the pandemic situation.

published on : 28th June 2021

VCK, PMK urge TN govt to appeal against SC scrapping quota

He further urged the State government to appeal against the verdict.

published on : 6th May 2021

Multiple factors aid 'Aloor' Shanavas' win in diverse constituency of Nagapattinam

Nagapattinam constituency has a considerable minority population, with people from the scheduled, backward and most backward castes constituting Dravidian voters.

published on : 4th May 2021

BJP cadre stopped from garlanding Ambedkar statue

Tension prevailed at Alagar Kovil Road near Tallakulam on Tuesday after VCK cadre stopped BJP cadre from garlanding a statue of BR Ambedkar there and chased them away.

published on : 15th April 2021

Widespread stir by VCK over Dalit youth murder

Condemning the murder of two Dalit youth in Arakkonam, the VCK took out protests in several districts on Saturday.

published on : 11th April 2021

Two youngsters stabbed to death in clash at Arakkonam in TN, VCK blames PMK for murders

The VCK will organise a demonstration on April 10 in all district headquarters over the murders, said Thol Thirumavalvan. However, PMK leaders said their party had no connection to the incident.

published on : 8th April 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: VCK’s ‘pot’ symbol goes to Independent candidate in Kunnam, DMK irked

Besides being allotted the ‘pot’ symbol for this election, VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan won the 2019 Parliamentary election from Chidambaram constituency on the same symbol.

published on : 30th March 2021

VCK, CPM condemn arrest of 54 Tamil fishermen by Lankan Navy

VCK, CPM condemned the Sri Lanka government for arresting 54 fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Karaikkal.

published on : 27th March 2021

VCK releases manifesto for ‘ideological war’

“Our manifesto is not aimed at attaining power, but to wage an ideological battle with the forces of oppression, fascism and communalism,” Thirumavalavan said.

published on : 26th March 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: DMK takes one step forward, two back in seat sharing talks

So far, after four days of marathon talks, DMK has only been able to finalise seat-sharing agreements with three of its nine allies.

published on : 5th March 2021

Puducherry act is BJP’s rehearsal for TN drama: Thol Thirumavalan

Stating that NR Congress and AIADMK supported the ‘crooked’ politics of the BJP, the MP called upon the people to not allow those party men from entering their streets for canvassing.

published on : 25th February 2021

Dharna against Madurai cops after sanitation worker dies by suicide

The family of the deceased, K Kannan of Rajiv Gandhi Nagar in Tiruparankundram, said there was no evidence of his involvement in the theft.

published on : 15th February 2021

Amid rumours of alliance, DMK mouthpiece attacks PMK, S Ramadoss

Such rumours were a known tactic of the PMK to improve its bargaining power during seat-sharing talks.

published on : 26th January 2021
1 2 >