MK Karunanidhi

  • 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...
  • Posters on Karunanidhi's birthday reveal all June 4, 2012

    Chennai: It may not have turned out to be as happy an 88th birthday for DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi as he might have wished. The multifactioned feud within the veteran leader's family showed no signs of abating even on the leader's special day on Sunday, while the birthday celebrations themselves...
  • 2G case: ED summons Kanimozhi April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has summoned DMK MP Kanimozhi later this week in connection with its probe into alleged financial irregularities in the 2G spectrum allocation case. The 43yearold daughter of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has been asked by the agency to either come herself or send...
  • DMK not to take part in Parl delegation to SL April 15, 2012

    Chennai: DMK, a key UPA constituent, will not be a part of the Parliamentary delegation scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from April 1622 to assess the resettlement and political process there, party chief M Karunanidhi said on Sunday. There was no use of such visits and therefore DMK would not be...
  • Bad friendships bring woes, Karuna warns allies June 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Bad friendships end in trouble, said DMK chief MK Karunanidhi as he turned 88 on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, he sounded a warning of sorts to parties considering a relook into an alliance with the DMK, saying that bad friendship will end in trouble. "Cadres who have dedicated...
  • DMK chief announces Rs 517cr health cover for poor July 24, 2009

    Chennai: After free colour TVs and rice at Re 1 per kg, Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Karunanidhi has another gift for the poor. He's now giving them health cover and Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad was there to inaugurate the Kalaignar Insurance scheme for life saving...
  • Sri Lankan Tamil issue: Kanimozhi 'quits' as RS MP October 15, 2008

    Chennai: Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) Rajya Sabha member of Parliament Kanimozhi has given a post dated resignation letter to support MK Karunanidhi's decision to withdraw support from United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government if it fails to stop military aid to Sri Lanka. "It is just a post dated letter which is...
  • Karunanidhi's son uses cricket for political mileage February 27, 2008

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's elder son MK Azhagiri organised a cricket tournament on his birthday and now his brother MK Stalin has a sports extravaganza planned for his 55th birthday. Stalin is organising the Stalin Cup tournament on his 55th birthday on March 1. DMK leaders are...
  • EC may go ahead with Madurai bypoll June 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had said he would start a hunger strike in Delhi if the Election Commission postpones byelection in Madurai West on June 26. The EC however, might not take the extreme step of postponing the byelections in Madurai. Sources have told CNNIBN the EC...
  • DMK chief's daughter in politics now June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Kanimozhi, DMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter, shunned politics for years but is now is set to take the plunge. The 39year old poet has been nominated by the DMK to the Rajya Sabha. Kanimozhi is the most educated of Karunanidhi's children from three wives....