S Ramadoss

  • 3,000 Sri Lankan workers return after Saudi amnesty 18-07-2013 01:34 AM

    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...
  • TN: Released on bail, Ramadoss to undergo heart surgeory 20-05-2013 09:05 AM

    Chennai: PMK founder leader S Ramadoss, hospitalised here since his release on bail last week after 12-day 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 14-05-2013 11:35 AM

    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 pro-Dalit 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 14-05-2013 08:53 AM

    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...
  • PMK leaders should mind their language: Karunanidhi 04-05-2013 05:40 AM

    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...
  • No move to block trade with south India: Sri Lanka 05-04-2013 03:54 AM

    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...
  • MDMK, PMK demand ban on 'Dam 999' 22-11-2011 05:12 PM

    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 century-old Mullaiperiyar Dam over which the state is locked in a row with Kerala. MDMK leader...
  • Over-confidence cost us in TN polls: Ramadoss 22-07-2011 11:44 AM

    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...
  • PMK to review ties with DMK soon 01-07-2011 01:08 PM

    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 three MLAs...
  • No CMP required for DMK front: Ramadoss 21-03-2011 04:23 PM

    Chennai: Ruling out a Common Minimum Programme for the DMK-led front for the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, one its constituent PMK on Monday said the alliance was only a "seat-sharing agreement", and "not based on principles". "Hence, there is no need for a CMP," PMK founder S Ramadoss...
  • DMK, PMK join hands for TN Assembly polls 18-02-2011 12:28 PM

    Chennai: Ending a month-long uncertainty, the DMK and PMK on Friday clinched an alliance for the coming Tamil Nadu Assembly polls under which the ruling party's junior partner has been allotted 31 Assembly seats. The deal was finalized at a meeting between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and PMK...
  • Karunanidhi rejects PMK's demand for RS seat 06-03-2008 12:27 PM

    Chennai: After upsetting the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their previous match, Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) added another feather to their cap by toppling the Cape Cobras by two wickets, in a Pool A encounter of the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 competition on Tuesday. While the Cobras crashed out of...