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Opposition MPs call for views of 16 experts on newly drafted 3 criminal codes

The Opposition MPs have also welcomed some aspects of the proposed bills including those that allow online FIRs and add community service to penal provisions

The panel will meet again on September 22 and former home minister P Chidambaram is expected to speak on that day (Representative photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2023 01:28 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Detractors come and go, dharma lives on

It can be argued that Sanatana Dharma, with its universal and humanistic precepts, has withstood the test of time and will continue to thrive

Coimbatore: People watch posters put up by the DMK in connection with ongoing Sanatana Dharm row, in Coimbatore, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023. (PTI Photo) (PTI09_06_2023_000026A)(PTI)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 09:50 PM IST

A hundred-year movement: Understanding the essence of Dravidian movement

The movement's criticism of Sanatana Dharma is rooted in its ideological belief in social justice; the DMK, espouses the principle of ‘one community, one God’

Born on September 17, 1879, Periyar EV Ramasamy has enjoyed an iconic status with his ideals, particularly his stance against oppression (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 08, 2023 04:12 PM IST

BJP hits out at INDIA bloc over Udhayanidhi Stalin’s Sanatan remark

Union home minister Amit Shah accused the Congress and DMK of insulting Sanatan Dharma for vote bank

Union home minister Amit Shah addresses a rally in Dungarpur in poll-bound Rajasthan on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 03, 2023 06:09 PM IST
BySaptarshi Das

‘I have a better job to do’: Madras high court judge on action against ministers

Justice N Anand Venkatesh of the Madras high court refused to take contempt of court action against DMK leader RS Bharathi for criticising him. The DMK plans to move the Supreme Court in the matter.

Justice N Anand Venkatesh (Madras high court website)
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 01:07 AM IST
By, Chennai

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin to attend Oppn meeting in Bengaluru: Udhayanidhi Stalin

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin will attend the second Opposition unity meeting in Bengaluru on July 17-18, with eight new parties supporting the effort.

Udhayanidhi Stalin(ANI)
Published on Jul 13, 2023 09:15 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Have power to arrest, take custody of Balaji, ED tells HC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who represents ED in the arrest of Senthil Balaji argued in the Madras HC that ED has the powers to arrest and take custody of DMK minister under PMLA

On June 14, ED arrested Senthil Balaji on charges of money laundering linked to a case back in 2014 in the state transport department. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 13, 2023 01:05 AM IST

Nitish Kumar cancels his Tamil Nadu visit at last minute

No official reason was given for the cancellation of the visit, which has been given much importance against the backdrop of efforts to forge unity among non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parties

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and his Tamil Nadu counterpart, MK Stalin. (ANI/File)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 02:19 PM IST

What exactly are the Tamil Nadu tapes that may have cost PTR his job as FM?

Palanivel Thiaga Rajan was relieved of his finance portfolio and has been assigned the information and technology department.

Tamil Nadu minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on May 12, 2023 02:30 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Amid SC hearing, TMC, Left back same-sex marriages, many parties undecided

At an event on Thursday, TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee endorsed marriage equality.

Around 50 petitioners have approached the top court asking for legalisation of same-sex marriage, arguing that denying them the right to wed was unconstitutional and violative of their fundamental rights. (Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 06:31 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Vishwanath Pratap Singh’s life-sized statue to be installed in Chennai

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin said the statue is meant to express the gratitude of the Tamil society towards the late former Prime Minister

Vishwanath Pratap Singh. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 02:24 PM IST

BJP will not spare anyone who is corrupt: Annamalai

On April 14, Annamalai said they will expose the corruption of all political parties that have ruled Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai. (ANI)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:45 PM IST

DMK sends BJP state chief notice seeking damages for levelling graft charges

On April 14, Annamalai accused Stalin of receiving ₹200 crore in 2011 from Alstom for awarding the company a contract related to the Chennai metro rail project

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:49 PM IST

AIADMK chief vows to emerge victorious in 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Amid strained relations with the BJP, the Edappadi Palaniswami-led AIADMK held its first party meeting on Sunday and vowed to be “victorious in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.”

AIADMK chief vows to win in 2024 LS polls. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 01:08 AM IST
By, Chennai

Stalin gets Kejriwal’s support for seeking timeframe for guvs to clear bills

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin received a letter from his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal supporting the resolution passed by the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly urging the Union government to fix a timeframe for governors to carry out their constitutional duties

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin and his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal. (File Photos)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 04:08 PM IST

DMK ward councillor arrested, expelled for sexually assaulting 6-yr-old girl

The accused councillor is also the correspondent of an elementary school in Cuddalore’s Virudhachalam where the minor girl was studying in upper kindergarten (UKG)

The child continues to be in the hospital for treatment. (Representative file image)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 04:21 PM IST

Kharge speaks to Opposition leaders to boost unity

A Congress leader close to Kharge said that the party chief spoke to Stalin, Kumar and Thackeray in the past two days.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 01:33 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Row over Tamil Nadu governor’s remarks on Sterlite protests

TN governor’s remarks drew sharp reactions from the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and the protesters, “who vowed to stage a stir against the governor”.

Governor RN Ravi alleged that the 2018 anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi were “foreign-funded”. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 12:36 AM IST
By, Chennai

The political economy of growing demand for caste census

Here are four charts which explain the political economy behind the renewed push for social justice politics.

Technically speaking, India has not conducted a caste census since 1931. (Hemant Padalkar/HT Photo)
Published on Apr 05, 2023 04:21 PM IST

Stalin makes pitch for Opposition unity before 2024 elections

Stalin also hit out at the ruling BJP in Karnataka for scrapping the 4% quota for Muslims to hike the reservation given to the Lingayat and Vokkaliga community.

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin and other Opposition leaders at the meeting on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 03:12 AM IST
ByDivya Ch, Chennai

Oppn needs a new social justice plank

At the first national conference of the All India Federation for Social Justice, Opposition parties are discussing ways to take their efforts forward

At the first national conference of the All India Federation for Social Justice, an initiative of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), members of 19 Opposition parties came together on a common platform to discuss ways to take their efforts forward (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 06:51 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

MK Stalin to lead opposition leaders meeting in hybrid mode

DMK president Stalin, who launched AIFSJ in February 2022, will deliver the presidential address from Chennai online.

MK Stalin set to inaugurate first national conference of All India Federation for Social Justice on Monday. (HTPhoto)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 02:20 AM IST

‘Will straighten rioters after putting them...’: Amit Shah in Bihar

Amit Shah said that he had called up Bihar governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar Sunday morning to take stock of the communal violence in Nalanda and Rohtas districts

Union home minister Amit Shah addressed a public meeting in Bihar’s Nawada on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 05:28 PM IST

Can a regional front put up a credible challenge to BJP?

With a year to go for the 2024 general election, regional parties are trying to forge a common platform. But internal contradictions, the Congress’s weaknesses and the BJP’s formidable machinery remain hurdles

For electoral success, it may be more prudent to look beyond the fog of Opposition unity to the head-to-head contests between the BJP and the Congress. Unless there is a perceptible shift in the dynamics of those seats, 2024 will be a tough battle for India’s Opposition. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 07:22 PM IST

‘Can’t hurt sentiments': DMK MP Kanimozhi advises respecting Tamils

Kanimozhi was referring to Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi's assembly address and his suggestion to use ‘Tamizhagam’ for the state's name. The DMK MP also condemned the party leader Shivaji Krishnamoorthy's derogatory remarks towards Governor Ravi.

DMK MP Kanimozhi said any President's representative shouldn't hurt Tamils' sentiments by enforcing a different name for the state.(File)
Published on Jan 15, 2023 01:42 PM IST
BySnehashish Roy

Chennai to get its youngest and first Dalit woman as mayor; meet R Priya

R Priya was recently elected councillor from ward number 74 following the ruling DMK's thumping victory in the Tamil Nadu urban local body elections.

R Priya will the third woman to become the Mayor of Chennai after Tara Cherian and Kamakshi Jayaraman. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 03, 2022 05:04 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

Tamil Nadu allows public meetings with 50% capacity in open spaces

Chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami, in a statement on Wednesday, said that organisers will have to take prior permission from district authorities to conduct the events.

A vendor sells masks on a street during the Covid-19 lockdown in Chennai on June 15.(PTI FILE)
Published on Dec 16, 2020 01:54 PM IST
Chennai, Hindustan Times | ByDivya Chandrababu

Shadow of 2G spectrum scam looms over 2021 Tamil Nadu elections

For over a week, the AIADMK and DMK have been accusing each other of corruption

Supporters of Andimuthu Raja celebrating his acquittal after the verdict of the 2G spectrum case at Patiala House Court in New Delhi in 2017.(HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 05:43 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByDivya Chandrababu

Bharat Bandh: Highway blockades, slogans, police deployment in states

The farmer groups are expected to block highways and occupy toll plazas but they have said this will be a “peaceful protest” and emergency services - like ambulances - will not be stopped or delayed.

Transport services, offices and shops, particularly those selling fruits and vegetables, are likely to be affected in some states and cities during the Bharat Bandh from 11am to 3pm.(HT Photo/Karn Singh)
Updated on Dec 08, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

‘Let Rajinikanth reveal his political policy’: DMK chief reserves comment on actor’s political plunge

Ending months of speculation, Tamil superstar Rajnikanth last week announced that he will make his political debut in January 2020, the formal announcement of which will be made on December 31.

Rajinikanth addressing the media outside his Poes Garden residence in Chennai.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Dec 07, 2020 04:42 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
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