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  • 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...
  • Karunanidhi says Stalin will be next DMK chief January 3, 2013

    Chennai: Hinting that younger son MK Stalin will be his heir, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday perhaps laid to rest speculation on who will win the battle between the two brothers - Stalin and MK Alagiri - to lead the party after him. Speaking at a public function in Chennai,...
  • DMK chief leads protest on TN power crisis December 18, 2012

    Chennai: Taking on the Jayalalithaa government, Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday led a state-wide protest on the power crisis and questioned its claims about the state being 'peaceful'. "It is unfortunate that she (Jayalalithaa) has claimed the law and order situation is good," the 88-year-old...
  • 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 re-look into an alliance with the DMK, saying that bad friendship will end in trouble. "Cadres who have dedicated...
  • DMK and Congress begin seat-sharing talks February 20, 2011

    Chennai: The ruling DMK and Congress on Sunday set in motion seat-sharing talks for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls due in May under the shadow of 2G spectrum allocation scam and amid pressure from the junior ally for more seats and power sharing. The first round of talks were described as...
  • Karunanidhi flays attempts to politicise suicide January 31, 2009

    Chennai: Criticising attempts to ‘politicise’ the death of K Muthukumaran, a local youth who committed suicide here to express solidarity with Sri Lankan Tamils, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Saturday said it could turn the Tamils issue into an instrument of "cheap publicity". Drawing the attention towards the...