Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

  • AIADMK releases its manifesto, says will ensure justice in SL war crimes March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Saturday released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party in its manifesto said that it will ensure justice in Sri Lankan war crimes through the International Court of Justice and will also do work for the welfare...
  • Karunanidhi condemns denial of Indian visa to journalist Callum Macrae November 7, 2013

    Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief Karunanidhi has termed the denial of visa to British journalist Callum Macrae as cheap tactics. Karunanidhi has reacted to reports of denial of visa to Macrea for the past 8 months. Macrae had released a video on channel 4 showing the atrocities committed by Sri Lanka...
  • 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...
  • DMK decides not to give outside support to UPA March 26, 2013

    Chennai: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) executive met on Monday to decide its next course of action, nearly a week after leaving the UPA government over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue. The party has decided not to extend even outside support to UPA. DMK leader Tiruchi Shiva said, "We have withdrawn...
  • Signs of split within DMK as Alagiri skips party meet March 25, 2013

    Chennai: All does not seem to be well within the DMK as party chief Karunanidhi's son MK Alagiri has skipped the executive meeting and has left for Madurai. Alagiri is reportedly upset with younger brother MK Stalin, Karunanidhi's political heir, for reportedly pushing their father to withdraw support to the...
  • Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Karunanidhi February 8, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday filed a defamation suit against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief M Karunanidhi and his party mouthpiece Murasoli. Karunanidhi in an article which appeared in Murasoli had claimed that Jayalalithaa had a personal motive behind banning screening of Kamal Hassanstarrer 'Vishwaroopam'....
  • Jaya elected AIADMK Legislature Party Leader May 15, 2011

    Chennai: Former chief minister Jayalalithaa was on Sunday elected leader of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Legislature Party. She was elected by 146 newly elected MLAs of the party at a meeting held at the AIADMK headquarters in Chennai on Sunday morning, party sources said. Jayalalithaa, who led her...
  • Rajinikanth contesting TN polls incognito? April 1, 2011

    New Delhi: A mysterious lastminute candidate from Tamil Nadu's Mylapore constituency has sparked off intense speculation among voters that southern megastar Rajinikanth may be contesting the polls incognito. Both the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have lodged a battle of populism in the...
  • Actorpolitician S S Chandran is dead October 9, 2010

    Tanjavur (TN): Popular Tamil cinema comedian and AIADMK Deputy Propaganda Secretary S S Chandran died at Mannargudi near here last night following heart attack. Chandran (69) is survived by wife, daughter and two sons, one of whom, Rohit, is also an actor. He had gone to Mannargudi to...
  • Jayalalithaa elected AIADMK General Secretary for 6th time September 11, 2008

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was unanimously elected General Secretary of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) for a record sixth term on Wednesday. Her supporters welcomed the announcement by bursting firecrackers and distributing sweets. Speaking to the media after being elected, Jayalalithaa felt there was...