TNCC

  • TN: Refusal of entry to dhoticlad HC judge triggers controversy July 13, 2014

    Chennai: Refusal of entry to a dhoticlad Judge of the Madras High Court at a club has stoked a controversy, with political parties including DMK condemning the incident, as CPI(M) vowed to take up the issue in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, which is in session, on Monday. DMK chief M Karunanidhi...
  • Tamil Nadu Congress factions team up against P Chidambaram May 30, 2014

    Chennai: A day after supporters of P Chidambaram demanded resignation of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president BS Gnanadesikan, several senior party functionaries on Friday came unitedly against the former Union Minister and alleged he "failed to rein in price rise" which was a key reason for the party's debacle at...
  • Manmohan Singh will be apprised of issues relating to Sri Lanka, says Narayanasamy September 10, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be apprised of the objections raised by political parties in Tamil Nadu to India's plan to supply warships to Sri Lanka and his participation in the Commonwealth Head of Governments Meeting in Colombo, Union Minister V Narayanasamy said on Tuesday. "Political parties from Tamil Nadu have...
  • TNCC president Thangkabalu resigns May 14, 2011

    Chennai: A day after the Congress in Tamil Nadu was decimated in the Assembly polls, TNCC President K V Thangkabalu announced his resignation from the post, accepting moral responsibility for the defeat. Addressing reporters in Chennai, Thangkabalu said he will send his resignation letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi soon and...
  • Karunanidhi promises to go beyond manifesto March 24, 2011

    Tiruvarur: DMK patriarch and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday launched his campaign from his home turf for the April 13 Assembly elections, promising more freebies than listed in the party's manifesto. Karunanidhi, who will be contesting from Tiruvarur, shifting from Chepauk in Chennai, said the DMK, if voted...
  • VCK not to dilute stand on Tamil Eelam March 23, 2011

    Chennai: Dalitbased Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK), a constituent of the DMKled alliance, on Wednesday said the combine was only a "polltime arrangement" and the party would not "dilute" its stand on the demand for separate statehood for Sri Lankan Tamils. "This is a polltime arrangement. There is no change in our...
  • DMK, Cong finalise constituencies March 22, 2011

    Chennai: After days of haggling, ruling DMK and its key ally Congress on Tuesday finalised on the 63 constituencies to be contested by the national party for the April 13 assembly elections, amid indications by the Congress about possible powersharing in case the combine won. "The aspirations of Congress men and...