VCK's plea in Madras HC seeks memorial meet for 1999 Manjolai massacre

To pay homage to the victims, the party has planned to organise a public meeting in Ambasamudram on July 31 but the police denied permission.

published on : 21st July 2022

Support UPA's presidential candidate for democracy: Thol Thirumavalavan

Highlighting the identity politics, the VCK leader said, despite a Dalit being the President of the country, the attack against the Dalit hasn’t decreased instead it has increased across the country.

published on : 1st July 2022

Christian candidate should win 2022 Presidential elections: VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan

He pointed out that Christians form the third-largest religious group in India, but haven't been given fair enough representation in the Assembly and Parliament.

published on : 15th June 2022

VCK to protest against PM Narendra Modi during his Chennai visit on May 26

The protest, according to the VCK, is against the policies of the Central government that caused economic hardship and social disturbances to the people of the country.

published on : 24th May 2022

BJP, VCK trade barbs over garlanding of statue on Ambedkar Jayanti

CPI and CPM functionaries were also present. Police officials present at the spot tried to control the situation, but in vain.

published on : 15th April 2022

VCK to contest for deputy chairman post?

The chairman’s post in the Nellikuppam municipality was allocated to VCK for the civic polls by the DMK leadership.

published on : 10th March 2022

DMK gets top posts in Ariyalur, Perambalur

Indirect elections to the posts of chairperson and vice-chairperson were held in Perambalur, Ariyalur and Jayankondam municipalities.

published on : 5th March 2022

103 years on, Villupuram votes for a blue dawn

For the first time in it's 103 years of existence, Villupuram municipality is now home to two women ward members from an Ambedkarite political party.

published on : 25th February 2022

Team DMK pockets 50 per cent of votes, AIADMK secures 25 per cent

This is 5.2 per cent more than the vote share achieved by the ruling party in the April Assembly election last year.

published on : 25th February 2022

Residents of Tamil Nadu's Vaniyambadi seek sanitation and sewage solutions

Vaniyambadi residents complained to TNIE about drainage problems: some say the channel is clogged with plastic and other wastes, blocking the flow.

published on : 10th February 2022

VCK asks Tamil Nadu government to bring legislation against hate speech

The VCK, a coalition partner of the ruling DMK, has called upon the government to enact a legislation against hate speech in the next Assembly session.

published on : 24th January 2022

Two sub-inspectors, constable suspended over custodial death in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal

DIG (Salem range) Praveen Kumar Abinapu, based on the recommendation from Namakkal SP Saroj Kumar Thakur, placed three police officers under suspension on Sunday.

published on : 17th January 2022

Stones pelted as VCK tries garlanding Ambedkar picture

According to police, VCK party planned to keep a portrait of Ambedkar near the bus shelter at Pattavarthi village and commemorate the leader.

published on : 7th December 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

VCK's Thirumavalavan, other Tamil Nadu leaders arrested amidst opposition to 'Rama Rajya Ratha Yatra'

DMK, MDMK, VCK, Naam Tamilar Katchi and various other Islamic political parties have been demanding the State government to not give permission for the yatra to enter into the State.

published on : 20th March 2018

Not much in budget for SC/ST communities, say displeased activists

The Union Budget 2018-2019 has once again fallen short of the expectations of SC/ST communities, much like last year, said activists.

published on : 3rd February 2018