Ramadoss

  • Do not follow UPA line on Sri Lankan issues, PMK urges NDA government July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A delegation led by PMK MP Anbumani Ramadoss on Wednesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and demanded that the NDA government should not toe the line which was adopted by the previous UPA regime on issues concerning Sri Lanka. "NDA should change its policy towards Sri Lanka and...
  • Tamil Nadu: Stones thrown at Anbumani Ramadoss' convoy April 4, 2014

    Dharmapuri: Former union health minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss' convoy was attacked in Dharmapuri by unknown persons who threw stones at his vehicle. Following the incident, PMK cadres staged a protest. The incident comes a week after an FIR was registered against Anbumani Ramadoss for inciting caste enmity. Ambumani...
  • Tamil Nadu: Time for DMK, AIADMK to go, says new BJP ally PMK March 21, 2014

    PMK joined the BJP-led NDA on Thursday. Party leader Anbumani Ramadoss told CNN-IBN that the tie-up with the NDA will provide a new political alternative in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • BJP improves its poll prospects in Tamil Nadu as PMK joins NDA March 20, 2014

    Chennai: Amidst reports that their ties were on the rocks, the PMK on Thursday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA in Tamil Nadu. Announcing the alliance, BJP chief Rajnath Singh said the party will contest from eight seats in the state. "BJP will contest in eight seats - Chennai South, Vellore, Nilgiris,...
  • BJP-PMK alliance in Tamil Nadu on the rocks? March 18, 2014

    Chennai: The PMK's alliance with the BJP appears to be on the rocks in Tamil Nadu. PMK founder Dr Ramadoss is reportedly upset with the BJP over allotting the Salem constituency to the DMDK. Actor turned politician Vijayakanth's DMDK has been allotted 14 seats by the BJP and has already...
  • 3,000 Sri Lankan workers return after Saudi amnesty July 18, 2013

    Colombo: Over 3,000 Sri Lankan migrant workers having expired visas returned home under a special amnesty granted by the Saudi Arabian government, an official statement here said on Wednesday. These workers were the first to return, and more are expected to come back later, reported Xinhua citing Sri Lanka Bureau of...
  • TN: Released on bail, Ramadoss to undergo heart surgeory May 20, 2013

    Chennai: PMK founder leader S Ramadoss, hospitalised here since his release on bail last week after 12day imprisonment, would undergo a heart surgery on Monday, the party said. A team of doctors at the corporate hospital here where he was admitted on May 11 decided to perform the surgery, a...
  • TN: PMK's Ramadoss rejects Jayalalithaa's charge May 14, 2013

    Chennai: Rejecting Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's charge that his party was behind the violence in various parts of the state, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss on Tuesday alleged that proDalit Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi was behind the incidents. "The Chief Minister's charge blaming PMK is far from truth," he...
  • TN will ban parties disturbing law and order: Jaya May 14, 2013

    Chennai: Sending a clear message to the political outfits that foment violence, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa warned of banning such parties, as she came down heavily on Pattali Makkal Katchi for the recent arson following the arrest of its leader S Ramadoss. The chief minister lashed out at...
  • TN: Ramadoss gets bail in hate speech case, released May 9, 2013

    Chennai: Former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss, arrested in connection with a hate speech case filed in 2012, was on Thursday released from jail after a Villupuram court granted conditional bail to him, officials said. The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader was arrested from his T Nagar residence here on...
  • PMK leaders should mind their language: Karunanidhi May 4, 2013

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Friday told PMK leaders especially the jailed S Ramadoss to mind their language and requested Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to release him on humanitarian grounds. Asked about the arrests of S Ramadoss and his son and former union minister Anbumani...
  • Hate speech: Exunion health minister Ramadoss arrested May 3, 2013

    Chennai: Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader and former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss was arrested by Kancheepuram Police on Friday. A case of an alleged hate speech was filed against him in 2012. Ramadoss was arrested for offences including unlawful assembly, rioting and disobeying order promulgated by a public servant,...
  • Trisha Krishnan endured rain, snow for 'Endrendrum Punnagai' April 29, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Trisha Krishnan is extremely happy that she survived extreme climatic conditions while shooting for upcoming Tamil romanticdrama 'Endrendrum Punnagai' (EP) in Switzerland. "And it's a wrap up for EP ('Endrendrum Punnagai') in Switzerland. Scorching sun, biting cold, rain and snow endured it all," Trisha posted on her...
  • No move to block trade with south India: Sri Lanka April 5, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has rejected moves to block trade with Tamil Nadu and has insisted that economic relations should not be disrupted despite political tensions, an official said on Thursday. "There were reports regarding a protest by a port employees' organization which said their members will refrain from handling or processing...
  • 'Haridas' is an ode to fatherhood: Kumaravelan February 18, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil director G N R Kumaravelan says his forthcoming family drama 'Haridas' is an ode to fatherhood as the film is about the relationship between a father and son. "The film is built on a simple and universal concept that the first hero of every child is his or her...
  • Rajinikanth says, 'No' to cigarettes now December 18, 2012

    Ex Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has always been against smoking scenes in cinema. He even went to the extent of directly claiming that Rajini shouldn't be including scenes of smoking in so many of his films. And so Rajini's recent birthday speech has won the approval and respect of...
  • PMK slams Karnataka for stopping Cauvery water to TN October 9, 2012

    Chennai: PMK founder S Ramadoss on Tuesday flayed Karnataka for stopping release of water to Tamil Nadu from the KRS reservoir and demanded that the Centre take over all dams constructed across the Cauvery river. He also slammed the Tamil Nadu government for not involving opposition parties even as the...
  • Jaya files complaint againt Ramadoss, Tamil weekly August 14, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday filed a complaint against PMK Founder S Ramadoss for criticising her stay at Kodanad estate at Kotagiri recently and the editor of a Tamil weekly for publishing his remarks in its August one edition, which were allegedly defamatory. In the complaint filed in...
  • Ramadoss in yet another medical college scam July 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI is all set to chargesheet former Union Health minister Anbumani Ramadoss in yet another medical college scam. A little known medical college in central Uttar Pradesh was reportedly sanctioned by Ramadoss, which points to a blatant misuse of power. If chargesheeted, this would be the second...
  • Bailable warrant against Ramadoss recalled July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday recalled its bailable warrant against former Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss after he appeared before it in connection with a medical college admission scam. The court had issued the warrant against Ramadoss for his failure to appear before it. Ramadoss is accused of allowing a...
  • Bailable warrant against Ramadoss in college scam July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against former Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss after he failed to appear before it in a case of allegedly allowing a medical college to go ahead with admissions without having sufficient resources. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh issued bailable warrant...
  • PMK paints Anbumani as future CM May 8, 2012

    MAHABALIPURAM: Pattali Makkal Katchi leaders painted Anbumani Ramadoss, son of the party founder S Ramadoss, as the Chief Ministerial candidate for the next State Assembly election due in 2016, during the Chithirai Full Moon Vanniyar Youth Festival, here on Saturday night.Almost all functionaries, including GK Mani, AK Moorthy and R...
  • CBI charges Ramadoss in a corruption case April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss and nine others in a Delhi court in a corruption case. Ramadoss allegedly misused his position to give clearance to a medical college in Indore in 2008. According to the chargesheet, Ramadoss,...
  • CBI questions Ramadoss, son in murder case March 12, 2012

    Chennai: CBI has questioned Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss and his son, former Union Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, in connection with the murder of a relative of Tamil Nadu minister for Commercial Taxes Thiru C.Ve Shanmugam, sources said. While the senior PMK leader was questioned last evening, Anbumani Ramadoss was...
  • Fake medical college: Ramadoss under CBI scanner March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is under CBI scanner with the agency finalising its charge sheet which names him for his alleged help to a Indore based medical college to get MCI accreditation even though it was not eligible for the same. The agency has sought government nod for...
  • Medical college scam: Ramadoss under CBI scanner March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: With the Supreme Court judgement that sanction to prosecute a public servant has to be given within three months, the health ministry has been forced to act. It's giving sanction to prosecute four government servants. The fifth on the CBI chargesheet is former health minister A Ramadoss. Ramadoss...
  • MDMK, PMK demand ban on 'Dam 999' November 22, 2011

    Chennai: Two political parties in Tamil Nadu MDMK and PMK today demanded a ban on the release of Hollywood film 'Dam 999' in the country, saying it depicts the scenario of the collapse of centuryold Mullaiperiyar Dam over which the state is locked in a row with Kerala. MDMK leader Vaiko,...
  • Overconfidence cost us in TN polls: Ramadoss July 22, 2011

    Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu): Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder Dr S Ramadoss attributed the failure of the party in the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections to the "arrogance and lethargy" of the party workers. Party organisers had been "over confident" and took success for granted, he said at the Integrated West...
  • PMK to review ties with DMK soon July 1, 2011

    Chennai: DMK ally Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), which endured a drubbing in the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, will soon review its ties with the Dravidian outfit, party chief S Ramadoss said on Friday. In his first press conference after the polls, where his party returned only...
  • No need for CMP for DMK front: Ramadoss March 22, 2011

    Chennai: Ruling out a Common Minimum Programme for the DMKled front for the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, one of its constituent PMK on Monday said the alliance was only a "seatsharing agreement",and "not based on principles". "Hence, there is no need for a CMP," PMK founder S Ramadoss said...