VEERAPANDI S ARUMUGAM

  • Tamil Nadu: DMK leader Arumugam dead November 23, 2012

    Chennai: Senior DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam died here on Friday after a brief illness. Arumugam, 75, was admitted to a hospital two days ago. His condition turned critical on Friday. The body is being taken to Salem. Arumugam was elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly...
  • TN: DMK executive meet on June 22 June 19, 2012

    Chennai: Condemning the detention of its senior leader and former minister Veerapandi S Arumugam under the stringent Goondas Act, DMK on Monday convened an emergent meeting of its Executive Committee for June 22 to discuss the 'oppressive regime' of Jayalalithaa Government in Tamil Nadu. In a party release, DMK General Secretary...
  • Jaya govt pursuing vendetta politics: Karuna June 6, 2012

    Chennai: Accusing the Jayalalithaa government of pursuing vendetta politics, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday criticised the arrest of two former Ministers, including Veerapandi S Arumugam. "Power will come and go. This will be decided once in five years in a democratic way. Those in power should not forget that they...
  • ExDMK minister arrested in land grabbing case June 4, 2012

    Chennai: Former DMK minister Veerapandi S Arumugam was arrested in Chennai on Monday in connecting with a land grabbing case, police said. Arumugam, the party's strongman in Salem district, was arrested around noon near his residence, police said. The former agriculture minister would be taken to Salem for further questioning, they...
  • Another DMK leader arrested in land grab case August 31, 2011

    Chennai: Senior DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Minister K Ponmudi was arrested on Wednesday in a land grabbing case. He was arrested from his native Villupuram, 160 km from Chennai, police said. He is the fourth former minister after Veerapandi S Arumugam (Salem), KN Nehru (Tiruchirappalli) and NKKP Raja (Erode)...
  • Land grab cases used to target party: Karuna August 11, 2011

    Chennai: Reiterating that his partymen were being jailed under false land grab cases, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday expressed fears that the issue could be used as a tool against political parties and could prove handy for antisocial elements. "By saying so, one does not mean that complaints regarding land...
  • ExDMK minister arrested in land grabbing case July 30, 2011

    Salem: Former Tamil Nadu Minister and senior DMK leader Veerapandi S Arumugam was on Saturday arrested by the city police in connection with a fresh land grabbing case. Arumugam, granted conditional anticipatory bail by the Madras High Court in two land grabbing cases, was arrested by the City Crime Branch (CCB)...