Tks Elangovan

  • Smriti education row: An educationist should be HRD minister, says DMK May 29, 2014

    After the Congress, the DMK has questioned HRD minister Smriti Irani's education qualifications. "You need somebody who is an educationist and academician to head the HRD but unfortunately the present minister isn't even a graduate. Education isn't an indicator for somebody to become a minister but in a department like...
  • Modi should respect Tamil sentiment, avoid invite to Lanka: DMK May 22, 2014

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan said, "He (Narendra Modi) could have avoided when he is becoming the PM. He has the wishes and blessings of the people of India. He should have respected Indian sentiments." ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Anoop Jaiswal to handle law and order relating to LS polls April 10, 2014

    The Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday informed the Madras High Court that DGP (Elections) Anoop Jaiswal would handle all law and order matters relating to the April 24 Lok Sabha polls. A submission to this effect was made by Advocate General AL Somayaji before the first bench comprising Acting Chief Justice...
  • Will support Congress if it rectifies its mistakes: DMK's Elangovan March 27, 2014

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan has clarified party chief M Karunanidhi's remark saying that the party will only support Congress if it rectifies its mistakes. He, however, added that the Congress is the only 'secular' party and therefore, the DMK won't support the BJP as "it can never be secular". ...
  • Jaya cant protect Lankans, says TKS Elangovan March 27, 2013

    DMK Leader TKS Elangovan said, "this government cannot give proper protection, Jaya says the players should not play. She wants to involve DMK in everything. It shows she's not interested in Tamils of the island." ...
  • MK Stalin says he's being targeted as CBI raids him, DMK questions timing March 21, 2013

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin's house is being searched by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Chennai in connection with alleged illegal import of cars worth Rs 20 crore. Calling it political vendetta, Stalin said, "I am being targeted. It is quiet clear, why I am...
  • No question of withdrawing support to UPA: DMK September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after the Trinamool Congress decided to withdraw support to the UPA, key ally DMK chose to rally behind the government saying the question of withdrawing support does not arise. When asked if the DMK will go the TMC way, senior party leader TKS Elangovan said, "We have...
  • FDI, diesel price hike: DMK to join Oppn bandh on Thursday September 19, 2012

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan has said that the party will join the Opposition bandh on Thursday over FDI in multi-brand retail and the diesel price hike. ...
  • Tamil Nadu MPs demand Tamil as official language May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Three Tamil Nadu MPs from different parties on Sunday made a strong pitch for making Tamil one of the official languages and opposed any move to impose Hindi on the country. MPs M Thambidurai (AIADMK), TKS Elangovan (DMK) and Thol Thirumaavalavan (VCK) raised the demand while participating in...
  • New president must have wide knowledge in politics: DMK April 23, 2012

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan has said that the party will give its view on the new President when asked. ...
  • BJP trying to woo regional parties, says DMK February 9, 2012

    Chennai: The DMK on Thursday said the BJP was trying to woo regional parties and the pressure mounted by the saffron party forced the resignation of BV Acharya as Karnataka Advocate General. Acharya, who was also Special Public Prosecutor in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, had...
  • Case against Stalin is political vendetta: DMK December 2, 2011

    DMK Spokesperson TKS Elangovan said that the case filed against MK Stalin shows that there is clear case of political vendetta by the AIADMK government against the DMK. ...
  • Denying bail to Kanimozhi is wrong: DMK October 22, 2011

    New Delhi: DMK leader TKS Elangovan on Saturday, reacting to the special CBi court's order on all 17 accused, said that the party will fight the charges in the 2G Scam in court. He also said that the party will seek bail for its MP Kanimozhi, who has been charged with...
  • Middle class faces brunt of price hike: Elangovan September 16, 2011

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan said that he was against the any rise in the LPG as it will affect the lower middle class and poor class. ...
  • Stalin detained, released for leading protests August 1, 2011

    Chennai: In yet another crackdown on the DMK in Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin and TKS Elangovan, among other leaders, were detained on Monday and later released, as the party held protests accusing the AIADMK of vendetta politics. With an increasing number of its leaders coming under the police net on...
  • Kanimozhi will come clean on 2G: DMK MP April 26, 2011

    DMK spokesperson and north Chennai MP TKS Elangovan says decision on DMK-UPA alliance will be taken on Wednesday. ...
  • Poll dates come as a surprise: DMK March 3, 2011

    Chennai: DMK spokesperson TKS Elangovan said he was surprised to know the date announced by the Election Commission for Tamil Nadu polls. The Election Commission announced April 13 as the date for elections in Tamil Nadu, that will take place in single phase. "We were expecting the dates to be around...
  • Indian fishermen detained in SL; DMK protests February 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders on Wednesday protested against the detention of more than hundred Indian fishermen detained by Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday. DMK leaders including Kanimozhi and TKS Elangovan started protests outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in Chennai. Counsellor of Indian High Commision in Sri Lanka...
  • DMK admits embarrassment over Raja episode December 23, 2010

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan, while talking to CNN-IBN on Thursday said that the questioning of A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam is an embarrassment for the party. Answering a question on whether the party was not embarrassed by Raja’s properties being raided and him being questioned by the CBI, Elangovan...
  • Know Your Neta: TKS Elangovan May 13, 2009

    Here is your chance to know your Neta better. Hear the Neta ask you a question and decide how well you know. Who knows, you may be the winner. ...
  • UPA torn between DMK and Sri Lanka on LTTE issue October 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Politics over Tamils in Sri lanka is heating up with every politician in Tamil Nadu attacking Colombo over the alleged atrocities over innocent Tamil civilians in its offensive against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The United Progressive Alliance Government is now being forced to choose between a...