M K Alagiri

  • Rate the ministers 06-07-2011 06:46 PM

    Decks are being cleared for the much-expected Cabinet reshuffle. The Cabinet reshuffle could see major changes this time as Sonia Gandhi is keen that the reshuffle involves some ministers returning to party work. Will performance be the criteria in choosing who is in and who goes out? Rate the incumbent...
  • Southern region may be key to power in TN polls 12-04-2011 10:06 AM

    Madurai: Southern Tamil Nadu, comprising nine districts with 58 constituencies, may hold the key to the next government with candidates of DMK and AIADMK sweating it out to prove their strength in this crucial region which had given a surprise lead to the ruling combine in 2006 elections. With Union...
  • Not aspiring to be Tamil Nadu CM: Alagiri 08-04-2011 11:56 AM

    Madurai: Rejecting suggestions that he was a Chief Ministerial candidate for the coming Tamil Nadu polls, Union Minister M K Alagiri on Thurdsday said his father M Karunanidhi would be the Chief Minister not only for the sixth time but also for a seventh time. The DMK-led combine would win...
  • EC should remain unbiased like judiciary: Karuna 07-04-2011 05:04 PM

    Madurai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the Election Commission should remain neutral and unbiased in taking action against alleged violations of the model code of conduct like the judiciary, for the April 13 Assembly polls. Denying that he had said EC was biased, he told reporters...
  • TN: Alagiri to file case against collector, SP 06-04-2011 11:36 AM

    Madurai: Union Minister M K Alagiri on Tuesday said "he had lost faith" in the Election Commission and would soon file a case in the High Court against Madurai District Collector U Sagayam and SP Asra Garg for "forcing" election officials to give complaints against him. Former Revenue Divisional Officer...
  • EC suspends Tamil Nadu poll official 05-04-2011 12:23 PM

    Chennai: Election Commission on Monday ordered suspension of former Madurai East Assembly constituency Returning Officer S Suhumuaran, who had accused District Election Officer and Collector U Sahayam of harassing him to file cases against Union Minister M K Alagiri and his men. EC also directed the Tamil Nadu government to...
  • Poll official denies assault by Alagiri's men 04-04-2011 03:34 PM

    Madurai: Making a U-turn, an election official on whose complaint an assault case has been registered against Union Minister M K Alagiri, on Monday claimed he was not roughed up by ruling party activists who accompanied the DMK strongman during his controversial visit to a temple in the district on...
  • BJP demands Alagiri's removal from Union cabinet 04-04-2011 12:59 PM

    Madurai: BJP has demanded dismissal of Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers M K Alagiri from the Union cabinet in the wake of police booking cases against him and some DMK workers on charges of assaulting an election official and a videographer at a village in the district. Talking to...
  • TN polls: Madurai DC refutes Alagiri's charge 30-03-2011 04:32 PM

    Madurai: District Collector U Sahayam on Wednesday refuted the allegation that he had spoken about change of government in Tamil Nadu at a function in Madurai recently and said such a charge has been made only to divert him from election-related work. Union Minister M K Alagiri had alleged that...
  • Alagiri, Maran meet Sonia; deadlock continues 07-03-2011 10:50 PM

    New Delhi: DMK ministers M K Alagiri and Dayanidhi Maran on Monday night met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and are understood to have discussed the deadlock between the two parties on the issue of seat-sharing issue for Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Sources have told CNN-IBN that DMK ministers' talks with...