VCK

  • Chhenai: Close to 300 VCK activists arrested November 15, 2013

    Around 300 workers of the 'Viduthalai Chiruthaaigal Katchi', including its founder TholThirumavalavan, were arrested on Chennai for staging a rail roko in parts of Tamil Nadu demanding removal of Sri Lanka from the Commonwealth. The protesters shouted slogans protesting India's participation in the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in...
  • Tamil Nadu: will VCK snap ties with DMK? August 1, 2011

    Tiruchy: After the PMK, the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) too is considering severing ties with the DMK front, as the functionaries feel that its credibility on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue had eroded due to ties with DMK and Congress. VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan's support to the LTTE, while continuing to...
  • Give power, retain seat: Coimbatore to minister April 6, 2011

    Coimbatore: Will small and rural Industries Minister Pongalur Palanisamy withstand the onslaught of problems created to Small Scale Industries due to frequent powercuts in this textile city, known as 'Manchester of India'? Coimbatore South, a new urban constituency born out of the delimitation exercise, where Palanisamy is trying his luck, has...
  • Sonia to address Puducherry rally on Tuesday April 4, 2011

    Puducherry: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally on April 5 in Puducherry to garner support for the CongressDMK alliance in the Union Territory. Speaking to reporters in Puducherry, Union Minister of State for Planning and Prime Minister's office V Narayanasamy said AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and...
  • 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...