TAMIL NADU ELECTION

  • DMK leader quits, demands Stalin as CM candidate, says sack Kanimozhi, Maran, Raja August 7, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK Organising Secretary PV Kalyanasundaram resigned from all party posts demanding party treasurer and heir apparent MK Stalin be declared as the party's chief ministerial candidate for 2016 assembly elections. Considered a Stalin loyalist, Kalyanasundaram sent in his resignation letter, dated July 30, to DMK chief M Karunanidhi...
  • AIADMK wipes out DMK, wins 37 seats in Tamil Nadu May 16, 2014

    Chennai: Updates 12:00 noon: Jayalalithaa's AIADMK wipes out DMK as it leads in 35 of the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu. 10.10 am: AIADMK sweeps Tamil Nadu; Congress, DMK stare at a massive loss. AIADMK leading in 22 seats. Counting of the postal ballots has begun for Lok Sabha...
  • Win or lose, DMK leadership crisis to stay May 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The DMK leadership crisis will continue no matter if the party wins the Tamil Nadu elections or not. With members of the first family of the state coming under public scrutiny and A. Raja already in the dock for his role in the 2G Spectrum scandal, it appears...
  • DMK meets in Chennai as TN poll approaches February 3, 2011

    Chennai: With the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls approaching, the DMK's General Council on Thursday meet in Chennnai. The party high command was scheduled to meet to brainstorm on the future course of action in the forthcoming Assembly elections. The party is also expected to firm up its poll strategy and finalise...
  • Polls, Raja in focus as Karuna visits Delhi January 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunandhi will meet Sonia Gandhi on Monday. It is DMK Chief M Karunanidhi's first visit to New Delhi after the spectrum scam erupted and A Raja was forced to quit as telecom minister. The focus of the visit is to clear the air with the...
  • Past is history, DMK ties up with PMK again May 30, 2010

    Chennai: The ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu on Sunday announced it was tying up with the PMK again after nearly two years but refused to allot the party a seat in the Rajya Sabha polls. Chief Minister M Karunanidhi said his party had decided to readmit PMK in the DMKled Democratic...