Piyush Goyal calls on Vijayakanth, says it was not about politics

Union Minister and BJP Tamilnadu in-charge Piyush Goyal called on Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) founder-president Vijayakanth at his residence yesterday amidst reports on alliance talks between the two parties. Continue Reading

DMDK founder Vijayakanth returns to Chennai after treatment in America

The actor-politician had been taking treatment for an undisclosed ailment in America from December. Though there were rumours that his condition was serious, pictures were released periodically to reassure the agitated cadres that he was recovering well. Continue Reading

LS polls: DMDK names panel on alliance

Days after DMK and later AIADMK announced their panels to hold talks to formalise their allies, the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) announced a five-member panel on Thursday to make electoral deals with potential allies ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

DMDK gets its Vice-Captain in Vijayakanth’s son

Saturday evening saw the first public meeting addressed by the actor-turned-politician’s eldest son Vijay Prabhakar, and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam members feel their new leader has arrived. Continue Reading

DMDK chief Vijayakanth admitted to private hospital

DMDK chief Vijayakanth has been admitted once again to a private hospital in Chennai after falling ill. The exact reason and seriousness of his sudden ill-health is not known. But party sources said “it is a regular check-up and he will return home soon”. Continue Reading