ALAGIRI

  • Tamil Nadu: Pollrelated case trial against Alagiri to commence on October 27 September 18, 2014

    Madurai: A court on Thursday fixed October 27 for commencement of trial in an assault case related to 2011 assembly polls against former union minister MK Alagiri and 20 others. The court directed police to ensure the presence of all the accused on that day. Melur...
  • MK Alagiri gets conditional bail in land grabbing case September 5, 2014

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High court granted conditional bail to the former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land belonging to a local temple. Justice K Kalyanasundaram granted conditional bail with a direction to sign in...
  • Madurai court grants bail to MK Alagiri in land grabbing case September 2, 2014

    Madurai: A Madurai court on Tuesday granted bail to former union minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri in a land grabbing case. The Madras High Court had already granted him anticipatory bail in the case. The Crime Branch and Anti Land Grabbing Special cell had filed a case against Alagiri,...
  • Alagiri granted anticipatory bail in land grabbing case August 28, 2014

    Madurai: Madras High Court bench on Thursday granted anticipatory bail till September 3 to former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land of a local temple. The District Crime Branch and antiland grabbing special cell had filed a case against...
  • Madurai Police registers land grabbing case against DMK chief's son Alagiri August 27, 2014

    Chennai: Madurai Police on Wednesday registered a land grabbing case against DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri. The case has been registered against a few others for grabbing 44 cents of temple land. The case has been registered following the complaint of Hindu religious and Charitable Endowment Official Jayaraman. ...
  • Tamil Nadu Congress factions team up against P Chidambaram May 30, 2014

    Chennai: A day after supporters of P Chidambaram demanded resignation of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president BS Gnanadesikan, several senior party functionaries on Friday came unitedly against the former Union Minister and alleged he "failed to rein in price rise" which was a key reason for the party's debacle at...
  • Ensure DMK loses in Tamil Nadu: Alagiri to supporters March 29, 2014

    Madurai: Speaking to his supporters in Madurai, DMK Chief's estranged son and expelled leader MK Alagiri said they should work hard to ensure the DMK alliance comes fourth in all constituencies in Tamil Nadu. Alagiri was expelled by the party earlier this week for criticizing top leaders in the party....
  • Two days after eviction from DMK, Alagiri meets sister Kanimozhi March 27, 2014

    Chennai: Expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri met his half-sister Kanimozhi on Thursday. The meeting comes just two days after he was expelled by his father M Karunanidhi from his party, the DMK. Karunanidhi said he had taken the action on disciplinarian grounds. On Wednesday, Alagiri had met his ailing mother Dayalu Ammal...
  • DMK is ready to forgive and support Congress: Karunanidhi March 26, 2014

    Chennai: In a major and unexpected development, the DMK chief M Karunanidhi has said that his party will forgive all that has happened in the past and ready to extend support to the Congress. Karunanidhi said, "The DMK will forgive and support Congress if they seek help after elections. Though...
  • Alagiri not to contest LS polls, says DMK won't win more than 2 seats March 26, 2014

    Chennai: MK Alagiri, who has been dismissed from the DMK, has said that he won't fight the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He has also once again attacked his younger brother MK Stalin. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Alagiri said that it would be big if the DMK wins one...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 25, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi March 25, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • A Billion Votes: All the elections buzz from battleground Varanasi March 25, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday addressed a rally in Varanasi and said that he will fight Lok Sabha elections against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Karunanidhi expels his son and rebel leader MK Alagiri from DMK March 25, 2014

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi expelled his elder son MK Alagiri from the party on Tuesday. Karunanidhi said Alagiri was dismissed as he continued to criticise the party despite having been suspended. "So me and the General Secretary decided to remove him permanently," the 89-year-old said. Alagiri was suspended from the...
  • Vaiko meets Alagiri, seeks support for LS polls March 23, 2014

    Firebrand MDMK founder Vaiko met suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri on Sunday and sought his support in the coming general elections. The meeting between the two leaders at Alagiri's place in Madurai lasted around 45 minutes. Some time back, the 63-year-old Alagiri had met BJP president Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. Later,...
  • TN: Political scape witnessing sons' rise March 23, 2014

    Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu. Be it the DMK, where its chief M Karunanidhi's younger son M K Stalin has emerged as the next in command, or...
  • Vaiko meets Alagiri at his residence, seeks support for LS polls March 23, 2014

    Chennai: In what could be a major political development in Tamil Nadu politics, MDMK general secretary Vaiko met suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri at his residence in Madurai on Sunday. Meeting between the two leaders holds significance as it comes days after the MDMK became a part of the BJP-led NDA...
  • MPs rating: MK Alagiri scores 5.59 out of 10 March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: DMK chief Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri is the sitting MP from Madurai. He was suspended from the party in January and was not given a Lok Sabha ticket. The leader from Tamil Nadu has scored 5.59 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and...
  • DMK warns party workers against contacting Alagiri March 19, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK on Wednesday warned party workers of strict disciplinary action if they tried to contact expelled party leader MK Alagiri. In February, DMK supreme Karunanidhi's suspended Alagiri, his eldest son, on disciplinarian grounds. Alagiri has since then held meetings with the Prime Minister, Tamil actor Rajinikanth and even praised his...
  • Alagiri says DMK headed for its worst defeat but won't quit party March 17, 2014

    Chennai: With less than a month to go for Lok Sabha elections, the DMK is dealing with family politics. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's estranged son and suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri held a meeting with his supporters in his stronghold of Madurai and said that the DMK was headed for...
  • Is Alagiri ready for a new party? March 16, 2014

    Posters announcing formation of a new party by former Union minister MK Alagiri found in some parts of the city on Sunday caused a flutter despite the suspended leader's assertion that he would never leave DMK. The wall posters put up by Alagiri's suspected supporters among other places in Jeeva Nagar...
  • Expelled DMK leader Alagiri meets Rajnath, offers support March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a significant development, disgruntled son of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi MK Alagiri has reached out to the BJP with an offer of support for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Alagiri, who was suspended from his party recently, met BJP President Rajnath Singh for about 45 minutes during his...
  • Amidst reports of floating a new party, Alagiri meets Rajinikanth March 14, 2014

    Chennai: Expelled DMK leader Alagiri on Friday sparked speculations as he met actor Rajinikanth in Chennai. After meeting Rajnikanth, Alagiri downplayed the meeting saying the two discussed personal matters. Alagiri had also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday. Sources close to Alagiri had described the meeting as a "courtesy"...
  • Expelled DMK leader Alagiri makes 'courtesy' call to PM March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Denied a ticket, suspended DMK MP and former Union Minister MK Alagiri today caused an embarrassment to his party when he called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who regretted that the party left the UPA. Sources close to Alagiri described the meeting as a "courtesy" call and said he...
  • Will discuss with supporters about floating a new party: Alagiri March 10, 2014

    DMK chief Karunanidhi's son, MK Alagiri said that he will discuss with his supporters whether he should float a new political party. "I will hold discussions with my supporters on whether I should float a new political party and then take a decision," he added. This after he was suspended...
  • Will decide to start a new party after Lok Sabha polls: DMK's Alagiri March 10, 2014

    Chennai: The family war in the DMK has escalated as the party chief M Karunanidhi's eldest son MK Alagiri said that he will decide on starting a new party only after Lok Sabha elections. He said, "I have to discuss with my cadres and will decide in two months." The statement...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on family war in Karunanidhi's DMK February 2, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at Karunanidhi and the war between his two sons Alagiri and Stalin. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: On birthday, Alagiri offers truce but with conditions January 30, 2014

    Chennai: After much acrimony and suspense over his next course of action, suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri on Thursday offered an olive branch to the party high command saying he was ready for talks, but with riders. Asked about the reported possibility of conciliatory talks with the top leadership, the southern...
  • TN: On Alagiri's birthday, posters show him in Karunanidhi's garb January 30, 2014

    And it is not just his estranged father that Alagiri has been compared to in posters. Alagiri's pictures have been morphed to show him as Periyar, Fidel Castro and even Subhash Chandra Bose. ...
  • Watch: Alagiri's posters plastered all over Madurai January 30, 2014

    After DMK chief Karunanidhi's elder son Alagiri was expelled from the party, an assortment of Alagiri posters has been put up in Madurai on his birthday. The pictures show Alagiri in various avatars. ...