Dravidian political parties Current Affairs, GK & News

AIADMK declares candidates for 20 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu

The ruling AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) has declared its candidates for 20 seats of constituency for the party contesting in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu. Candidates has been named for all 18 Assembly seats that will go for bye-elections along with the general elections on the 18th of next month. ..

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Muthuvel Karunanidhi passes away

Muthuvel Karunanidhi (94), the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch, was the author of the Tamil historical novel “Thenpandi Singam”. The novel was based on a legendary story of Valukku Veli, a Petty chief ruling Paganeri Nadu. Karunanidhi, who passed away in Chennai on 7th August 2018, became the chief minister in 1971, ..

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S. Madhavan, veteran Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader passes away

S. Madhavan (85), the veteran Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader, has passed away at Singampunari village in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu on April 3, 2018. He had served in the cabinets headed by late C.N. Annadurai and M. Karunanidhi.

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R Margabandu, noted politician passes away

R Margabandu (83), an advocate by profession and former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Tamil Nadu, has passed away on December 28, 2017. He represented Tamil Nadu in the Upper House from July 1995 to July 2001. He was the leader of the AIADMK party in the House.

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ECI raises Minimum Vote Limit from 6% to 8% for state party

ECI (Election Commission of India) has recently increased the cap of min. votes a political party must get in Election in order to obtain the position of a State party or uphold it ahead. The new minimum limit is 8% of total valid votes polled in State Assembly or Lok Sabha polls. Previously, the limit ..

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