Lok Sabha Election 2019 Phase 2 Voting LIVE Updates: The voting for Phase 2 elections for 95 seats has begun across 11 states and one Union Territory. One of the first politicians to cast their vote.. Firstpost - Published
In this interview, Panimalar Paneerselvam speaks to H Raja, national secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Tamil Nadu. As part of our coverage of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, we.. Firstpost - Published
Natchiappan, who emerged victorious in 1999 Lok Sabha polls defeating H Raja (BJP-runner-up) and P Chidambaram of the Tamil Maanila Congress (who secured the third position), said the decision by the.. IndiaTimes - Published
BJP national secretary H Raja tendered his unconditional apology in the Madras High Court Monday in a suo motu contempt proceeding against him for his alleged derogatory remarks against the judiciary. DNA - Published
Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister R Dorakkannu has stoked a controversy by threatening to "cut off" the tongue of anyone who speaks ill about the AIADMK government in the state.
Addressing a public.. DNA - Published
A criminal case was registered against Raja on Sep 16, a day after he picked up a quarrel with policemen in Meiyyapuram village in Pudukottai district over the route of the immersion procession of.. DNA - Published
Makkal Neethi Maiam founder-president Kamal Haasan Wednesday said his party has decided not to contest the two by-elections for the Tamil Nadu Assembly or the civic polls and was gearing up to test its.. DNA - Published
A case has been filed against H Raja after the BJP national secretary raked up yet another controversy by calling the state police 'anti-Hindu' during a Ganesha idols procession at Meyyapuram village.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Thirumayam police in Tamil Nadu on Sunday registered a case against BJP national secretary H Raja and four others for not following the Madras high court order and allegedly using derogatory words.. IndiaTimes - Published
A day after BJP president Amit Shah termed Tamil Nadu the most corrupt state in the country, the ruling AIADMK claimed that the BJP leader's comment was not targetted at the state government.
"Amit.. DNA - Published
Tamil Nadu BJP leader and actor S Ve Shekher has triggered a controversy by sharing a social media post that made derogatory remarks against women journalists in general and in particular against one.. DNA - Published
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday disassociated itself from party's national secretary H Raja's statement, who called MP Kanimozhi an illegitimate child of party chief M Karunanidhi. DNA - Published
H Raja triggered a new controversy on Wednesday when he made a veiled attack on DMK MP Kanimozhi, calling her an "illegitimate" child of party chief M Karunanidhi Firstpost - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday tendered an apology to a female journalist for patting her cheek when she asked him a question at a press conference held in Raj Bhavan on.. DNA - Published
Raja's tweet seemed to question the journalists who were demanding an apology from Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit for touching a lady reporter's face without seeking her consent. Zee News - Published
From raising their voice in unison immediately after the Supreme Court’s February 16 order on Cauvery river dispute, the bonhomie among the political parties in Tamil Nadu has vanished thanks to the.. DNA - Published
A CRPF jawan has been arrested for allegedly vandalising a statue of rationalist leader Periyar in Pudukottai district, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Wednesday.
After the.. Deccan Herald - Published Also reported by •DNA
Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of a BJP functionary in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu early today but no one was injured, police said.
They said a car parked outside the house of BJP.. Deccan Herald - Published
Unidentified miscreants beheaded the statue of social reformer and rationalist leader EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, near Alangudi in Pudukottai district on Tuesday.
This is the second.. DNA - Published Also reported by •Deccan Herald
Congress President Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the Centre over the destruction of a Periyar statue on Tuesday.
Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said, "When the RSS & BJP encouraged the tearing down of Lenin.. DNA - Published
In an incident that may stir a lot of commotion in Tamil Nadu, a statue of the pro-Tamil movement, Periyar, was vandalised by unidentified persons in Pudukkottai. A case was registered and.. DNA - Published
*New Delhi:* The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over demand for 'Special Category Status' to Andhra Pradesh in the ongoing budget session.
The party.. Mid-Day - Published
In an obvious act of retribution following the razing of Lenin statues in Tripura, Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee's statue was vandalised in Kolkata, much to the chagrin of BJP.
Seven.. DNA - Published
Swift arrest of troublemakers followed by prompt investigation and prosecution is the way to deal with those indulging in vandalism and toppling of statues, the Ministry of Home Affairs has.. DNA - Published
BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday said the party will not take action against national secretary H Raja who is facing flak for his controversial remarks on Dravidian icon Periyar. IndiaTimes - Published
Four alleged Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam men forcibly cut the poonal (sacred thread) of some people in Mylapore on Wednesday morning. The incident happened a day after BJP leader H Raja posted a.. IndiaTimes - Published
Under fire from political parties in Tamil Nadu for his comments on late Dravidian leader Periyar, senior BJP leader H Raja, on Wednesday, sought to blame his 'Facebook administrator' for the gaffe and.. Firstpost - Published
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday hit out at the Central government over the vandalizing of the Periyar statue in Vellore.
Addressing a press conference, he said, “There is no need.. DNA - Published
Miscreants hurled petrol bombs at a BJP office here in the city on Wednesday but no one was injured, the police said.
Three people surrendered in connection with the incident and they were arrested,.. Deccan Herald - Published
BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday strongly hit out at those who vandalized statues in Tripura, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, warning of stern action if any of those guilty belonged to the.. DNA - Published
Amidst criticism for his Facebook post where he threatened to damage the statue of EP Ramasamy, the Tamil socialist leader who is popularly known as Periyar, BJP leader H Raja on Wednesday denied that.. DNA - Published