Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam: News

06 Feb 2023

Parliament

Adani-Hindenburg row: Opposition stalls Parliament proceedings, seeks PM Modi's response

The fraud allegations made by Hindenburg Research against Adani Group have sparked a political row in the country, with the Opposition disrupting the Parliament for the third day on Monday.

10 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu vs Tamizhgam: Governor Ravi's Pongal invite triggers controversy

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi sparked anger on Monday by using the word Tamizhgam for Tamil Nadu in his Pongal invitation cards.

09 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

TN Governor Ravi walks out of Assembly amid DMK tiff

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi walked out of the State Assembly on Monday after Chief Minister MK Stalin moved a resolution to record only the former's original speech prepared by the state government.

Citizenship Amendment Act arbitrary, against Tamil race: DMK tells SC

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, is arbitrary for recognizing religious minorities from three countries only while excluding Muslims and completely ignoring Sri Lankan Tamils.

Tamil Nadu: Palaniswami seeks action against DMK government, backs governor

Tamil Nadu Assembly's Leader of the Opposition and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) interim general secretary, Edappadi K Palaniswami, has leveled serious corruption charges against the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).

09 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

DMK asks President to sack TN governor for fomenting hatred

The ruling alliance in Tamil Nadu led by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has written to President Draupadi Murmu asking her to sack the state's Governor RN Ravi.

08 Nov 2022

Kerala

Governors v/s state governments: Tussle brewing in three southern states

The governments of three south Indian states, namely Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, are embroiled in a major tussle with their respective governors.

13 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu

You're untouchable as long as you're Hindu: DMK's A Raja

A video of Tamil Nadu's ruling party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) MP A Raja has stirred up a hornet's nest.

05 Sep 2022

Delhi

As Tamil Nadu launches Delhi-model schools, Kejriwal pitches opposition unity

Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Schools of Excellence and Model Schools Scheme, broadly based on Delhi government schools, on Monday.

26 Jul 2022

Lok Sabha

Parliament monsoon session: 19 opposition Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

Amid a stormy monsoon session in Parliament, 19 Rajya Sabha MPs from opposition parties have been suspended for the rest of the week.

17 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka

Lanka crisis: Centre calls all-party meeting at Tamil Nadu's request

The government on Sunday announced an all-party conference on the unrest in Sri Lanka was scheduled for Tuesday evening.

31 May 2022

Tamil Nadu

Chennai YouTuber nabbed for swindling money, BJP leaders oppose arrest

A Chennai-based YouTuber and social media influencer Karthik Gopinath was arrested by the Tamil Nadu Police on Monday.

TN: CM MK Stalin meets Rajiv Gandhi's assassin Perarivalan, mother

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday raised many eyebrows after he hosted unusual guests in Chennai.

07 May 2022

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday unveiled a slew of social welfare schemes on the first anniversary of the DMK government in the state.

10 Nov 2021

Tamil Nadu

Red alert in TN amid rains; death toll reaches 8

A red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall has been issued for 20 districts across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday and Thursday.

13 Sep 2021

Tamil Nadu

Following student's suicide, Tamil Nadu passes bill banning NEET

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a bill banning the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in the state.

12 Mar 2021

Tamil Nadu

TN election: DMK announces candidates; Stalin's son to make debut

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Friday released a list of 173 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu. The list retains most sitting legislators of the party.

29 Jan 2021

Mayawati

Budget Session: 17 Opposition parties to boycott President's address

As many as 17 Opposition parties have decided to boycott President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both Houses of Parliament, indicating that the Budget Session will be replete with confrontations.

19 Dec 2020

Bollywood

My father sexually and physically abused me, says Khushbu Sundar

Actor and politician Khushbu Sundar has revealed that as a child, she was sexually and physically abused by her father.

15 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Jayalalithaa's legacy continues: Amma mini clinics inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated the Amma Mini Clinic Scheme, under which 2,000 mini clinics will be opened across the Southern state.

09 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers

After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.

08 Dec 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Government not repealing laws, say farmers after meeting Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday met a group of farmer leaders in Delhi amid intense protests by the agricultural community over the government's new farm laws.

08 Dec 2020

India

Amit Shah intervenes, invites protesting farmers for meeting today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the second most important person in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, has invited protesting farmers for dialogue at 7 pm today.

07 Dec 2020

Haryana

Old laws a burden, reforms needed: Modi amid farmers' protest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.

18 Nov 2020

Tamil Nadu

Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar meets with accident; escapes unhurt

On Wednesday, actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar met with an accident when a tanker rammed into her vehicle in Tamil Nadu.

27 Sep 2020

Venkaiah Naidu

What happened inside Rajya Sabha last Sunday? Footage reveals details

The conduct of the government, opposition, and Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh inside the Rajya Sabha last Sunday garnered much attention.

25 Sep 2020

Karnataka

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers begin agitation against agriculture Bills

Angry with three agriculture reform Bills brought by the Centre, farmers across the country will be participating in Bharat Bandh today, September 25, with Punjab and Haryana becoming the epicenter of protests.

21 Sep 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Eight Rajya Sabha MPs suspended; resolution against Deputy Chairman junked

After trying to stall the passage of two out of the three Agriculture Bills in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, the opposition moved an unprecedented resolution, seeking the removal of Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.

14 Sep 2020

Shiv Sena

17 Lok Sabha MPs test coronavirus-positive as Monsoon Session begins

On the day the Monsoon Session of the Parliament began amid a raging coronavirus crisis, a record 17 Lok Sabha MPs, most belonging to the ruling BJP, tested positive for the highly-contagious disease.

14 Sep 2020

Shiv Sena

Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session

On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar over various issues, from the removal of question hour to the rise in coronavirus numbers and a comment by Trinamool Congress leader Sougata Roy on Finance Minister.

29 Aug 2020

Karnataka

Congress MP dies of coronavirus, spoke about it in Parliament

Congress MP H Vasanthakumar, who passed away due to coronavirus on Friday, had spoken about the seriousness of the disease in the Parliament but was shunned.

25 Aug 2020

West Bengal

Wear masks, gloves; carry bottles: Guidelines for JEE, NEET released

Even as thousands of aspirants have been seeking the postponement of JEE and NEET examinations, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, the National Testing Agency released guidelines.

10 Aug 2020

Twitter

Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

With a tweet on Sunday, Lok Sabha MP from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Kanimozhi sparked a heated conversation surrounding language and attempted to slam the BJP-led Centre for imposing Hindi across the nation.

BJP blocks Parliament panel review of PM-CARES Fund

The Centre's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the PM-CARES Fund will most likely not be scrutinized by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blocked a move regarding the same on Friday.

12 Mar 2020

Tamil Nadu

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.

03 Mar 2020

Twitter

Government willing to discuss Delhi violence after Holi: Om Birla

Though tensions are simmering in the National Capital after last week's violence, the Centre is not ready to have an open discussion about it in the Parliament. This was made amply clear on Tuesday when Speaker Om Birla said the government will address the issues after Holi, March 10.

13 Jan 2020

West Bengal

Key opposition meet on CAA today; Mamata, Mayawati to skip

Congress has convened a key meeting this afternoon to fine-tune a strategy against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NPR).

29 Dec 2019

Chhattisgarh

Hemant Soren takes oath as Jharkhand's CM for second time

Hemant Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday, days after the coalition of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) swept assembly polls.

13 Dec 2019

India

'Rape in India' remark: BJP demands Rahul's apology, he refuses

The Parliament witnessed a huge uproar on Friday with BJP's representatives tearing into Rahul Gandhi for his remarks about rapes.

29 Nov 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has tendered an apology for praising Mahatma Gandhi's assassin in the Parliament.

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