Kalanidhi Maran

  • Relief for Maran brothers as HC sets aside I&B orders to cancel licence of Kal Cables September 5, 2014

    Chennai: In major relief for the Maran brothers, the Madras High Court on Friday set aside the Information & Broadcasting Minister's orders to cancel the licence of their enterprise Kal Cables. The HC judge cited nonissuance of show cause notice as the reason behind its judgement. While cancelling the licence of...
  • CBI charges Dayanidhi Maran, eight others in AircelMaxis case August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed chargesheet in the AircleMaxis deal case in a special 2G court. Nine people have been named in the chargesheet including former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran. Court has fixed September 11 for consideration of the...
  • Snapshot: Sakshi Dhoni, Shruti Haasan spotted at IPL match April 26, 2013

    Chennai Super Kings Skipper MS Dhoni's wife Sakshi was spotted during the IPL6 match at MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. Actor Kamal Haasan's daughter and actress Shruti Haasan and Sunrisers Hyderabad owner Kalanidhi Maran's wife Kavery Kalanidhi and daughter were also...
  • 2G scam: ED slaps case against Marans February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered two money laundering cases against former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi on Wednesday in the multicrore 2G licence scam. An illegal gratification of Rs 550 crore was reportedly accepted through Dayanidhi's brother Kalanidhi in the garb of share premium invested...
  • CBI raid at Marans house a 'conspiracy': Karuna October 11, 2011

    New Delhi: A day after CBI raided the Maran brothers in the 2G case, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday pledged full support to the duo, calling CBI raids on them a 'conspiracy'. "News reports about me not supporting Dayanidhi and Kalanidhi Maran are wrong and disturbing, the DMK patriarch in...
  • 2G: Marans charged with criminal conspiracy October 11, 2011

    New Delhi: One of the most powerful faces in the media industry and now the prime suspect in the 2G license scam, former union minister Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother Kalanidhi, the head of Sun Network, have been named by the CBI as the prime accused in the controversial...
  • Sun TV settles with gains of over 10 pc October 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Maran familyowned broadcasting firm Sun TV on Monday bounced back from its sharp intraday lows and settled with gains of over 10 per cent from its last close, adding Rs 1,052 crore to its market valuation. Shares of Sun TV settled at Rs 288.15, higher by 10.21 per cent on...
  • 2G: Endgame as Marans stand isolated October 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The noose is tightening around former Union minister and DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran in the AircelMaxis deal. Even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the residence and offices of Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran across Chennai, Hyderabad and Delhi on Monday, the DMK is unlikely...
  • Sun TV shares slip as CBI raids Maran's residence October 10, 2011

    Mumbai: Maran familyowned broadcasting firm Sun TV tumbled by as much as 16 per cent in early trade on the bourses on Monday after CBI conducted raids on the premises of owner Kalanithi Maran and his brother, former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran. CBI conducted raids on the premises of the Maran...
  • Plea against Arasu Cable TV rejected October 2, 2011

    CHENNAI: The HC has rejected a plea from Kal Cables Private Limited (owned by Kalanidhi Maran) of Mylapore to restrain the TN Arasu Cable TV Corporation Limited in Nungambakkam from interfering with its peaceful running of cable TV service business. AdvocateGeneral A Navaneethakrishnan was justified in contending that the petitioner...
  • Chennai police summons Kalanidhi Maran July 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Chennai police on Wednesday summoned the Sun Network chief Kalanidhi Maran after film distributors filed a complaint against the Sun Network. The distributors have accused him of cheating and criminal intimidation. Kalanidhi Maran is former textiles minister Dayanidhi's Maran's elder brother. Earlier DMK leader M K Azhagiri, elder...
  • Karunanidhi slams Maran brothers in emotional letter November 22, 2008

    Chennai: It's a two page letter that rules out any rapproachment between DMK chief Karunanidhi and his grand nephews Kalanidhi and Dayanidhi Maran. Karunanidhi has written the piece in his party mouthpiece Murasoli, accusing the Maran brothers of carrying out a malicious campaign against the DMK. In the letter, Karunanidhi says:...
  • Karunanidhi's sons at loggerheads over Marans June 16, 2008

    Cuddalore: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's two sons are at loggerheads again, this time over the Marans. Huge posters in Cuddalore welcome the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) heir apparent and Karunanidhi's younger son MK Stalin to a women's rally, but he never came. Party sources say an angry Stalin avoided the...
  • Karunanidhi hints at son rise in DMK | His b'day wish June 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The buzz about the succession battle within the ruling DMK has gripped Tamil Nadu yet again with Chief Minister Karunanidhi announcing that there will be changes in the party's organisational setup in September. The announcement is being seen as an indication that either of his sons M...
  • Is KarunanidhiMaran patch up on the cards? March 1, 2008

    Chennai: M K Stalin, son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, celebrated his 56th birthday on Saturday. The big political greeting for Stalin came from his cousin Kalanidhi Maran who heads the Sun network. Sources say Kalanidhi met Karunanidhi as well, which perhaps signals a change in the political equations...
  • TN CM warns Marans 'before they go into hiding' February 29, 2008

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has declared an open war on his grand nephews Dayanidhi and Kalanidhi Maran. A few weeks back in Chennai when former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran complained to the city police that he had been receiving threats he had said, I am sure...
  • It gets worse: Karunanidhi attacks Marans with verse February 28, 2008

    New Delhi/Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi seems to be taking the write way to controversy. In Wednesday's edition of the DMK mouthpiece Murasoli , the DMK patriarch has "indirectly warned" the Maran brothers Dayanidhi, a former union minister and Kalanidhi, a media magnate. Karunanidhi's verse is...
  • DMK meet to decide Maran's future June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: It's a crucial day for the DMK in Tamil Nadu, which is likely to decide the political future of Dayanidhi Maran, the Union Communication Minister and party chief Karunanidhi's grandnephew. This of course is after four days of intense pressure on the DMK, due to the family...
  • Karunanidhi, India's real kingmaker June 20, 2007

    Its a common joke in Indias political lobby that the ruling UPA government gets influenza whenever Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and key ally Muthuvel Karunanidhi sneezes. Known for his strongarm tactics as a partner in the ruling coalition, the DMK supremo has got his way around a number of issues just...
  • Karunanidhi's son sues Sun TV May 11, 2007

    New Delhi: DMK leader M K Azhagiri, elder son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, on Thursday filed a defamation case against the Sun TV network for claiming that he was responsible for the attack on a newspaper office in which three persons died. Azhagiri sent a legal notice to...