MK Alagiri

  • Alagiri granted anticipatory bail in land grabbing case 2 days ago

    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 anti-land grabbing special cell had filed a case against...
  • Madurai Police registers land grabbing case against DMK chief's son Alagiri 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • 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....
  • 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. ...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rift within DMK, 3 MPs take part in Alagiri's birthday celebrations January 30, 2014

    Chennai: Unfazed about his suspension from DMK and severe criticism by the party high command, MK Alagiri's supporters are holding celebrations for the leader in Madurai. Making the rift in the DMK evident, three party MPs were seen as a part of the suspended leader's birthday celebrations. Giant posters, with...
  • Only those who have done wrong need security: MK Alagiri January 29, 2014

    Madurai: Hitting out at the party for seeking additional security for his younger brother MK Stalin, suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri on Wednesday said only those who have done something wrong would need more security. "Only those who have done something wrong need security. My security is my supporters," he said...
  • Karuna writes to PM, seeks security for Stalin after Alagiri threat January 29, 2014

    Chennai: The heightened war in the DMK between the two warring brothers MK Alagiri and MK Stalin is taking a new shape everyday. After the DMK expelled Alagiri from the party posts for speaking against his younger brother and heir apparent Stalin, an angry Alagiri allegedly told his father and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition January 28, 2014

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • Alagiri-Stalin war escalates, Karuna hits out at former, backs latter January 28, 2014

    Chennai: The family war in the DMK has escalated in Tamil Nadu. The war between the two brothers - MK Alagiri and MK Stalin - is taking a new shape everyday. After the DMK expelled Alagiri from the party posts for speaking against his younger brother and heir apparent MK...
  • Democracy dead in DMK, says Alagiri a day after suspension January 25, 2014

    Chennai: A day after the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) suspended former Union Minister MK Alagiri from all posts of the party, he charged that democracy was dead in the party and said that he will prove himself in Madurai. "Democracy is dead in the party. On January 31, I will...
  • Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri suspended from all DMK posts January 24, 2014

    Chennai: Former Union Minister MK Alagiri has been suspended from all posts of the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam party (DMK). In a statement issued by the DMK on Friday, the party said that action against Alagiri has been taken for going against the party stand and for giving out statements contrary...
  • No talks on alliance with DMDK for LS polls held: Karunanidhi January 16, 2014

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who had welcomed a prospective alliance with DMDK for the Lok Sabha polls, on Thursday said no talks was held in this regard. "No talks had been held; so there is no question of any improvement," he told reporters here when asked if there were any improvement...
  • Karunanidhi warns rebel Alagiri January 7, 2014

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi has issued a veiled warning to his son and rebel leader MK Alagiri for his interview to a Tamil channel against his younger brother MK Stalin. Karunanidhi in a statement has said that anyone flouting party discipline faces expulsion from primary membership. He further says...
  • Tamil Nadu: Alagiri vs Stalin war divides DMK January 6, 2014

    Chennai: It is back to MK Stalin vs MK Alagiri in Tamil Nadu politics. DMK patriarch MK Karunanidhi's two sons Stalin and Alagiri have been against each other for a long time, as the party faces an uphill task in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Karunanidhi's decision to anoint Stalin...
  • Karunanidhi pained by internal bickering in DMK May 20, 2013

    Chennai: Pained by continuing internal bickering in his party, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday made a fervent appeal for unity, saying he was grieved over the fact that there was enough squabbling in the ranks that would harm the party more than any external factor. With less than...
  • Illegal car imports: DRI officer shielded Alagiri, Stalin March 26, 2013

    New Delhi/Chennai: It is not just DMK chief M Karunanidhi's younger son and his heir apparent MK Stalin and his son Udayanidhi, but even the DMK chief's elder son and former central minister MK Alagiri allegedly used illegally imported cars. Now CNN-IBN exposes how a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence...
  • I was unwell, not necessary for all to attend DMK meet: MK Alagiri March 26, 2013

    Chennai: Dismissing speculations that he deliberately skipped the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) executive meeting on Monday, party chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri said he was unwell and therefore couldn't be a part of the gathering. "I wasn't feeling well and so I couldn't attend. It is not necessary for...
  • There is no rift within DMK, says party leader Tiruchi Siva March 25, 2013

    DMK chief Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri skipped the party's executive meeting and left for Madurai on Monday. While sources say Alagiri is upset with younger brother MK Stalin, Karunanidhi's political heir, for reportedly pushing their father to withdraw support to the UPA, party leader Tiruchi Siva played it down saying...