Vijayakant

  • No DMDK if AIADMK, DMK had ruled well: Vijayakant 17-03-2014 08:02 PM

    Actor-turned-politician A Vijayakant on Monday said he would not have floated his DMDK had the AIADMK or the DMK ruled the state well. Addressing an election rally in Namakkal, around 370 km from Chennai for National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Vijayakant said: "If AIADMK and DMK had ruled well, I would...
  • No talks yet, but DMDK invited for alliance, says Karunanidhi 22-01-2014 05:50 PM

    DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday reiterated there have been no talks with the DMDK on forging an alliance for the general elections but an invite has been sent to the party. "No alliance talks have been held with the Vijayakant-led DMDK and the DMK party. An invitation to DMDK...
  • AAP effect: DMDK to fight on anti-corruption plank 14-01-2014 12:16 PM

    Chennai: Actor Vijayakant-led DMDK has announced that its focus for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections would be anti-corruption. The party also announced plans for its meet on February 2 where the anti-corruption plank will be fleshed out and the party will declare its alliance with other political parties. Asked whether...
  • DMDK authorises Vijayakant to decide on strategy for Lok Sabha polls 05-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Actor-politician Vijayakant's DMDK, which is being wooed by DMK and BJP for electoral tie-up, on Sunday authorised its founder to decide on the strategy for the Lok Sabha polls besides announcing a six-member team to hold alliance talks. The party's General Council, which met at neighbouring Tiruvallore district, adopted a...
  • Defamation case against Vijayakant adjourned to Sept 20 13-09-2013 11:49 AM

    The hearing in the defamation case filed by the Tamil Nadu government against actor-turned- politician Vijayakant, in which he was to have appeared in a local court on Thursday, was adjourned to September 20. The case was posted to that date before the Second Additional Sessions Judge Vanangamudi as the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Vijayakant challenges Public Prosecutor's power to file defamation case 09-07-2013 07:04 AM

    Chennai: DMDK founder leader Vijayakant on Monday challenged the power of the Public Prosecutor to file a defamation case against him with respect to the present one filed against him by the government. The first bench, comprising Justices V Dhanapalan and C T Selvam, before whom the petition filed by...
  • RS poll: Vijayakant charges dissident MLAs with betraying him 29-06-2013 05:39 AM

    Chennai: Stung by cross-voting of seven dissident DMDK MLAs in Thursday's Rajya Sabha polls, party founder and Leader of the Opposition Leader in the assembly Vijayakant on Friday charged them with betrayal as they were given a political identity by him. Putting up a brave face in the wake of...
  • TN: DMDK seeks Congress support for RS polls 18-06-2013 04:50 PM

    Chennai: A day after the main opposition party DMDK entered the fray for the June 27 biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu, the party approached the Congress seeking support for its candidate. "Five DMDK MLAs met me and gave me a letter, which requested Congress support for...
  • AIADMK to release fresh list of candidates 20-03-2011 02:07 PM

    Chennai: In a climbdown to soothe ruffled feathers of its allies, AIADMK said it would release a fresh list of candidates on March 21 for the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa directed party nominees to file nominations on March 24, considered an auspicious day, and asked...
  • AIADMK allies upset by announcement of candidates 17-03-2011 01:49 PM

    Chennai: Jolted by AIADMK's 'unilateral' announcement of candidates for 160 seats even before identification of constituencies to its allies for the April 13 Tamil Nadu polls, DMDK and Left party leaders went into a huddle on Thursday to decide about their future electoral strategy. The DMDK leader, Vijayakant who is...