Alagiri

  • Ensure DMK loses in Tamil Nadu: Alagiri to supporters 29-03-2014 02:28 PM

    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....
  • Two days after eviction from DMK, Alagiri meets sister Kanimozhi 27-03-2014 11:41 AM

    Chennai: Expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri met his half-sister Kanimozhi on Thursday. The meeting comes just two days after he was expelled by his father M Karunanidhi from his party, the DMK. Karunanidhi said he had taken the action on disciplinarian grounds. On Wednesday, Alagiri had met his ailing mother...
  • DMK is ready to forgive and support Congress: Karunanidhi 26-03-2014 07:38 PM

    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 26-03-2014 11:16 AM

    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...
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  • News 360: Kejriwal to take on Modi in Varanasi 25-03-2014 08:45 PM

    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 25-03-2014 07:31 PM

    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. ...
  • Karunanidhi expels his son and rebel leader MK Alagiri from DMK 25-03-2014 02:04 PM

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi expelled his elder son MK Alagiri from the party on Tuesday. Karunanidhi said Alagiri was dismissed as he continued to criticise the party despite having been suspended. "So me and the General Secretary decided to remove him permanently," the 89-year-old said. Alagiri was suspended from...
  • Vaiko meets Alagiri, seeks support for LS polls 23-03-2014 07:22 PM

    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...
  • TN: Political scape witnessing sons' rise 23-03-2014 12:30 PM

    Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu. Be it the DMK, where its chief M Karunanidhi's younger son M K Stalin has emerged as the next in command,...
  • Vaiko meets Alagiri at his residence, seeks support for LS polls 23-03-2014 10:18 AM

    Chennai: In what could be a major political development in Tamil Nadu politics, MDMK general secretary Vaiko met suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri at his residence in Madurai on Sunday. Meeting between the two leaders holds significance as it comes days after the MDMK became a part of the BJP-led...
  • MPs rating: MK Alagiri scores 5.59 out of 10 21-03-2014 08:51 AM

    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...
  • DMK warns party workers against contacting Alagiri 19-03-2014 01:42 PM

    Chennai: The DMK on Wednesday warned party workers of strict disciplinary action if they tried to contact expelled party leader MK Alagiri. In February, DMK supreme Karunanidhi's suspended Alagiri, his eldest son, on disciplinarian grounds. Alagiri has since then held meetings with the Prime Minister, Tamil actor Rajinikanth and even...
  • Alagiri says DMK headed for its worst defeat but won't quit party 17-03-2014 03:23 PM

    Chennai: With less than a month to go for Lok Sabha elections, the DMK is dealing with family politics. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's estranged son and suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri held a meeting with his supporters in his stronghold of Madurai and said that the DMK was headed for...
  • Is Alagiri ready for a new party? 16-03-2014 05:09 PM

    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...
  • Expelled DMK leader Alagiri meets Rajnath, offers support 14-03-2014 05:16 PM

    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...
  • Amidst reports of floating a new party, Alagiri meets Rajinikanth 14-03-2014 11:11 AM

    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"...
  • Expelled DMK leader Alagiri makes 'courtesy' call to PM 13-03-2014 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: Denied a ticket, suspended DMK MP and former Union Minister MK Alagiri today caused an embarrassment to his party when he called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who regretted that the party left the UPA. Sources close to Alagiri described the meeting as a "courtesy" call and said...
  • Will discuss with supporters about floating a new party: Alagiri 10-03-2014 06:30 PM

    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...
  • Will decide to start a new party after Lok Sabha polls: DMK's Alagiri 10-03-2014 01:16 PM

    Chennai: The family war in the DMK has escalated as the party chief M Karunanidhi's eldest son MK Alagiri said that he will decide on starting a new party only after Lok Sabha elections. He said, "I have to discuss with my cadres and will decide in two months." The...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on family war in Karunanidhi's DMK 02-02-2014 01:36 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a dig at Karunanidhi and the war between his two sons Alagiri and Stalin. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: On birthday, Alagiri offers truce but with conditions 30-01-2014 06:07 PM

    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...
  • TN: On Alagiri's birthday, posters show him in Karunanidhi's garb 30-01-2014 01:10 PM

    And it is not just his estranged father that Alagiri has been compared to in posters. Alagiri's pictures have been morphed to show him as Periyar, Fidel Castro and even Subhash Chandra Bose. ...
  • Watch: Alagiri's posters plastered all over Madurai 30-01-2014 12:54 PM

    After DMK chief Karunanidhi's elder son Alagiri was expelled from the party, an assortment of Alagiri posters has been put up in Madurai on his birthday. The pictures show Alagiri in various avatars. ...
  • Rift within DMK, 3 MPs take part in Alagiri's birthday celebrations 30-01-2014 11:16 AM

    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 29-01-2014 10:47 PM

    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...
  • Karuna writes to PM, seeks security for Stalin after Alagiri threat 29-01-2014 12:09 PM

    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...
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    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 28-01-2014 02:17 PM

    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...