T R Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran move HC, get relief

Hours after the arrest and release on bail of DMK Rajya Sabha Member R S Bharathi under SC/ST act, DMK Lok Sabha MPs and former Union Ministers T R Baalu and Dayanidhi Maran filed anticipatopry bail pleas in the Madras High Court, which granted them relief till 29 May. Continue Reading

Duraimurugan to become DMK General Secretary

Senior DMK leader and former Minister Duraimurugan today resigned from the post of party treasurer following his decision to contest for the post of general secretary at the party’s general council on 29 March. Continue Reading

LS Speaker Om Birla issues stern message to MPs

Sending out a stern message, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said members from Opposition and Treasury sides who cross over to the other side during the time of uproar in the House will be suspended for the session.

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Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted again over Delhi violence

Proceedings of Lok Sabha were disrupted for the second consecutive day today amid uproar over the issue of Delhi violence as Opposition members sought an immediate discussion on the matter. Continue Reading

Om Birla elected new LS Speaker; Cong, DMK extend support

Modi led the new Speaker to the presiding officer’s chair. Leaders from the BJP, Congress, DMK (T R Baalu) and TMC went up the podium to greet the 56-year-old new Speaker of the Lower House. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK prez Stalin releases party manifesto

The DMK manifesto, released here this morning by party president M K Stalin at party headquarters Kalaignar Arangam, touched upon several key issues that according to it, affect the State. Continue Reading

2019 LS polls: There are 12 new faces among 20 DMK candidates

The DMK announced former Union ministers Dayanidhi Maran, A Raja and T R Baalu and its Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi among its candidates for the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies it is contesting in the 2019 general elections. A total of 12 candidates are new faces in the list. Continue Reading