DMK

  • Smriti education row: An educationist should be HRD minister, says DMK 29-05-2014 04:01 PM

    After the Congress, the DMK has questioned HRD minister Smriti Irani's education qualifications. "You need somebody who is an educationist and academician to head the HRD but unfortunately the present minister isn't even a graduate. Education isn't an indicator for somebody to become a minister but in a department like...
  • Modi should respect Tamil sentiment, avoid invite to Lanka: DMK 22-05-2014 01:02 PM

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan said, "He (Narendra Modi) could have avoided when he is becoming the PM. He has the wishes and blessings of the people of India. He should have respected Indian sentiments." ...
  • DMK leader MK Stalin does a u-turn, withdraws resignation 18-05-2014 11:47 PM

    The political drama continued in Tamil Nadu as DMK treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin withdrew his resignation hours after he offered to quit. Owning responsibility to the party's rout in the state Stalin resigned but withdrew after Karunanidhi intervened. ...
  • Post-poll survey: TRS leading in Telangana, AIADMK is a big gainer in TN 14-05-2014 11:27 PM

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, TRS is a big gainer in Telangana with 8-12 seats and Congress is getting 3-5 seats, while BJP-TDP alliance is getting 2-4 seats out of 17 seats. On the other side, J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is leading...
  • Is politics being played out over Chennai terror blasts? 01-05-2014 10:10 PM

    One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The blasts reportedly took place in the sleeper coaches of the train as it was coming to an halt at the station,...
  • Watch: Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, Kanimozhi vote in Tamil Nadu 24-04-2014 11:14 AM

    39 seats in Tamil Nadu are voting in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 24. Even though Tamil Nadu is witnessing a multi-corner contest, the main fight is between chief minister J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK and M Karunanidhi-MK Stalin led DMK. ...
  • Election Yatra: The battle for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu 21-04-2014 08:45 PM

    The M Karunanidhi-led DMK and J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK fight out in the 39 Lok Sabha seats of Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Elections Yatra: Will 2G scam haunt the DMK in Chennai Central? 21-04-2014 09:50 AM

    With three days left for polling in the state of Tamil Nadu, CNN-IBN's Election Yatra tarvels to the Chennai Central Parliamentary constituency, a DMK stronghold. Former Union Textiles Minister and two-time MP Dayanidhi Maran is seeking re-election from here once again. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out if the 2G spectrum...
  • Will support Congress if it rectifies its mistakes: DMK's Elangovan 27-03-2014 09:38 AM

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan has clarified party chief M Karunanidhi's remark saying that the party will only support Congress if it rectifies its mistakes. He, however, added that the Congress is the only 'secular' party and therefore, the DMK won't support the BJP as "it can never be secular". ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-03-2014 10:36 PM

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  • News 360: Sonia, Rahul attack Modi, say he will divide India 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    At the release of Congress's manifesto, party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying his ideology will divide India. Rahul said, "Modi is an ideology which divides people. This ideology is dangerous for the country and every Congress leader...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Sonia Gandhi still the key face of Congress? 26-03-2014 06:58 PM

    The Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto titled 'Your voice, our pledge' for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The document, which the Congress called the lengthiest manifesto, focuses on inclusive growth, agriculture, education and health. Congress President Sonia Gandhi said, "We have done some great work. Harmony is must, not...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 25-03-2014 11:12 PM

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  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi 25-03-2014 08:45 PM

    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 25-03-2014 07:31 PM

    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. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Time for DMK, AIADMK to go, says new BJP ally PMK 21-03-2014 11:40 AM

    PMK joined the BJP-led NDA on Thursday. Party leader Anbumani Ramadoss told CNN-IBN that the tie-up with the NDA will provide a new political alternative in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-03-2014 10:09 PM

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  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi 19-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? 19-03-2014 07:41 PM

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-03-2014 10:33 PM

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  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? 11-03-2014 07:36 PM

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-03-2014 10:38 PM

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  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary, says Nandan Nilekani 10-03-2014 08:13 PM

    A day after Congress declared his candidature from Bangalore South, UIDAI chief and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani on Monday said that there is no Narendra Modi wave in the country while praising Rahul Gandhi. "Rahul Gandhi's ideas are revolutionary. He is an agent of change and has brilliant ideas," Nilekani...
  • A Billion Votes: Is ticket distribution controversy hurting the BJP? 10-03-2014 07:40 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have been trying to play down reports of trouble over ticket distribution in the party. Lalji Tandon, a key associate of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sitting MP from Lucknow, has denied reports that he was asked to vacate his seat for party...
  • Will discuss with supporters about floating a new party: Alagiri 10-03-2014 06:30 PM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 28-02-2014 10:20 PM

    Sahara group chief Subrata Roy was finally arrested on a day of fast developments in Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday arrested Subrata Roy at 10.30 in the morning on the orders of the Supreme Court. But drama followed as Roy summoned doctors to check him at his house...
  • A Billion Votes: Now, DMK hints at backing Narendra Modi 28-02-2014 07:50 PM

    After Ram Vilas Paswan's alliance with the BJP, more parties are giving hints of joining forces with Narendra Modi. DMK chief Karunanidhi spoke to a Tamil newspaper and said that Modi's continuous campaign reveals he is a hard worker. Calling Modi his good friend, Karunanidhi said he cannot speculate about...
  • Centre should immediately approve release of Rajiv Gandhi killers: DMK 19-02-2014 01:53 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has decided to release all 7 people convicted in the killing of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Centre has been given a 3-day deadline to ratify the decision. ...