Vijayakanth

  • LS polls: DMDK extends support to PMK in Puducherry 11-04-2014 05:48 PM

    Chennai: In a boost to PMK, its ally DMDK on Friday extended support to the Ramadoss-led party for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls to Puducherry. The decision ends suspense over its stand in the Union Territory where two NDA allies have fielded their candidates. "DMDK has decided to support...
  • Read: DMDK list of 14 candidates for Tamil Nadu 23-03-2014 04:14 PM

    Chennai: The DMDK that recently forged alliance with the BJP-led NDA for upcoming Lok Sabha elections released its list of 14 candidates for Tamil Nadu. Namakkal -Vel Kallakkurichi- Eswaran Salem- LK Sudheesh Villupuram- Uma Shankar Karur- Krishnan Tirupur- Dinesh kumar Dindigul- Moorthy Trichy- Vijayakumar Thiruvallur- Yuvaraj Madurai- Siva muthu kumar...
  • Vijayakanth, Modi need each other in Tamil Nadu 18-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Chennai: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will need to bank on the charisma of actor-turned-politician A. Vijayakanth in the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu. The 61-year-old Vijayakanth finds himself in choppy political waters with many of his legislators deserting him. But many believe that the 'Captain', as he...
  • BJP, DMDK reach seat-sharing agreement 15-03-2014 06:42 PM

    BJP and DMDK are believed to have finalised the seat-sharing agreement for Tamil Nadu after a brief hiccup in their negotiations. "The talks between the two parties are reaching the final stage," BJP general secretary P Muralidhar Rao, who is in-charge of party affairs in Tamil Nadu, told PTI on...
  • Vijayakanth launches LS poll campaign, targets AIADMK 15-03-2014 12:59 PM

    Launching a frontal attack on the ruling AIADMK on various issues, including acute electricity shortage, DMDK chief Vijayakanth on Saturday exhorted the electorate to "teach a lesson" to the ruling party in the Lok Sabha elections. Kickstarting his election campaign here from Thiruvallur Lok Sabha constituency, he asked the people...
  • TN: Vijayakanth maintains suspense on tie-up for LS polls 03-02-2014 07:31 AM

    Villupuram: Hope still on for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Tamil Nadu. The principal opposition party in the state failed to reach a decision on a pre-poll allaince on Sunday. DMDK founder Vijayakanth on Sunday kept the suspense on his party's decision to forge an alliance for the Lok Sabha...
  • DMDK to likely contest in Delhi Assembly elections 26-10-2013 12:28 PM

    Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam(DMDK) party leader Vijayakanth is mulling fielding candidates for the upcoming Delhi assembly polls. The Tamil Nadu-based party is banking on the 15 lakh Tamils, who have made the national capital their home, party sources said. Vijaykant is likely to make an official announcement about his party's...
  • Hectic lobbying for posts after Congress wins Karnataka by-polls 27-08-2013 12:33 PM

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is in New Delhi to meet the Congress high command to get a pat on his back for his party's spectacular victory in the recently held by-polls. In Andhra Pradesh, the protest against the formation of Telangana continues as YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy has...
  • High-decibel poll campaign ends in Tamil Nadu 11-04-2011 07:25 PM

    But, Tamil Nadu's April 13 verdict will only be known on May 13. ...
  • Star power adds charm to Tamil Nadu polls 06-04-2011 08:00 AM

    Chennai: In Tamil Nadu hectic campaigning for the assembly elections has begun, but instead of party manifestos, contestants are mouthing movie dialogue during rallies. Tamil Nadu election cannot play out without star power and so is the case in 2011. When AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa couldn't get the Congress party...
  • DMK-Cong seat identification talks inconclusive 12-03-2011 11:20 AM

    Chennai: For the second consecutive day, talks between DMK and Congress to identify the 63 constituencies the latter will contest in the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections remained inconclusive on Friday. The two parties failed to finalise the constituencies and are scheduled to meet again on Saturday. Speaking to...
  • Allies bargain hard with AIADMK, DMK over seats 03-03-2011 10:16 AM

    Chennai: The dates for Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu have been announced and now it is time to get the political arithmetic right. Seat sharing talks are giving sleepless nights to both AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa and DMK supremo and M Karunanidhi, who is also the Chief Minister of Tamil...
  • Jaya chides Vijaykanth, says she is MGR's heir 17-01-2008 09:53 PM

    Mumbai: Having suffered two defeats in as many away games, defending champions Chennai Super Kings face an uphill task when they take on last year's runners-up Mumbai Indians in a high-voltage Indian Premier League match here on Friday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Super Kings have blown hot and cold this season....