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  • DMK to hold strategic meet today after party's rout in Lok Sabha polls 02-06-2014 08:32 AM

    Chennai: The DMK will hold a high-level strategic meet on Monday to discuss strengthening the party after their poor poll performance in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The DMK failed to win a single seat in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Its allies also drew a blank. K Anbazhagan, M K...
  • DMK's high-level strategy committee meeting on June 2 20-05-2014 11:48 PM

    Chennai: In its series of analysis meetings planned to discuss the party's rout in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, the DMK on Tuesday announced convening its high-level strategy committee meeting on June 2, a day ahead of party chief M Karunanidhi's birthday. The party patriarch will chair the meeting...
  • Chennai: 11 DMK workers arrested for attacking media personnel outside Stalin's house 19-05-2014 09:53 AM

    Chennai: Another political drama is unfolding in Tamil Nadu over resignations after the Lok Sabha election results. The Chennai Police has arrested 11 DMK cadre for allegedly attacking media personnel outside party leader MK Stalin's house. This came after DMK cadre allegedly attacked media personnel for calling MK Stalin's resignation...
  • DMK leader MK Stalin does a u-turn, withdraws resignation 18-05-2014 11:47 PM

    The political drama continued in Tamil Nadu as DMK treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin withdrew his resignation hours after he offered to quit. Owning responsibility to the party's rout in the state Stalin resigned but withdrew after Karunanidhi intervened. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 18-05-2014 10:42 PM

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  • DMK's Stalin withdraws resignation after Karunanidhi intervenes 18-05-2014 04:52 PM

    Chennai: DMK treasurer and chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin on Sunday withdrew his offer to resign from party posts after party chief intervened. Stalin had offered to resign from all party posts following party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. Party workers were also seen protesting outside Stalin's residence...
  • Stalin offers to quit all party posts following DMK's poll debacle 18-05-2014 01:48 PM

    Chennai: DMK treasurer MK Stalin has offered to resign from all party posts following party's poor performance in the Lok Sabha elections. Party secretary VP Duraisamy refused to comment on the issue. He added that there was pressure on Stalin to quit party posts. Meanwhile, party workers held protest outside...
  • DMK confident of a victory, voters favouring us: Karunanidhi 24-04-2014 03:42 PM

    DMK chief Karunanidhi and party treasurer exuded confidence of a victory in the polls. 39 Lok Sabha constituencies went to polls in a single phase in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. ...
  • Chennai: EVM malfunction in Gopalapuram, polling temporarily halted 24-04-2014 07:38 AM

    Chennai: EVM malfunction has been reported at a polling booth in Gopalapuram in Chennai. Gopalpuram is the polling area where DMK cheif K Karunanidhi and his son and DMK's treasurer MK Stalin usually cast their vote. Poll officials are working to rectify the error. Polling has been temporarily halted as...
  • DMK leader Stalin accuses AIADMK of bribing voters, complains to EC 23-04-2014 01:22 PM

    Chennai: b>Chennai: DMK leader MK satlin on Wednesday met Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar accusing J Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK of bribing the voters. "AIADMK has been distributing cash for the past 3 days due to fear of losing. AIADMK is giving Rs 3000 per vote," said Stalin. "Imposition of Section 144...
  • TN Minister hits out at Karunanidhi, Stalin 13-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Madurai: Hitting out at DMK, Tamil Nadu minister Sellur K Raju on Sunday said Stalin or Karunanidhi had no right to talk about the law and order situation in the state. Addressing an election meeting in Madurai, Raju said it was Chief Minister Jayalalithaa who freed the city from "hooligans...
  • BJP front in TN only an 'opportunist alliance', says Stalin 07-04-2014 03:25 PM

    Terming the BJP a communal party, DMK leader M K Stalin on Monday said the coalition led by the saffron party in Tamil Nadu was an "opportunist alliance." Talking to reporters in Chennai, he said, "Even in their (BJP) election manifesto, they have published the picture of RSS leader. So,...
  • 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...
  • Tamil Nadu could shape next government 26-03-2014 05:16 PM

    Chennai: The politics of forming the next government could come down to how many seats Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa can wrest from a rival named MK Stalin in the state. At stake are 39 parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu, a state known for its ancient Hindu temples, its...
  • 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,...
  • Price rise, law and order failure hallmarks of AIADMK rule: Stalin 16-03-2014 07:23 AM

    Tirunelveli: DMK treasurer MK Stalin on Saturday charged that the "hallmark" of the three-year AIADMK rule in Tamil Nadu was price rise and law and order failure. "The hallmarks of the three-year AIADMK rule are price rise and failure of law and order. Murders and dacoities are occurring within all...
  • AIADMK supported Sethusamudram project initially: Stalin 15-03-2014 12:22 PM

    DMK Treasurer MK Stalin on Saturday trained his guns against BJP and AIADMK over the Sethusamudram issue, saying while the project was stayed at the "instigation" of the former, his party's archrival had initially supported the multi-crore project before changing its stand. Launching his 39-day campaign trail from this district,...
  • 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...
  • Sycophancy or respect? Stalin celebrates his birthday wearing garland made of notes, supporter prostrates himself in front of him 05-03-2014 10:38 AM

    Former Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister and DMK leader MK Stalin celebrated his 62nd birthday in Chennai. His supporters came to greet him and one was even seen prostrating himself in front of Stalin to get his blessing. Stalin was gifted a garlard made of notes. ...
  • Jaya announced campaign dates to avoid appearance in DA case, alleges DMK 26-02-2014 01:40 PM

    DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Wednesday alleged AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had announced her campaign itinerary and candidates list for Lok Sabha polls even before EC issued notification in order to avoid her appearance in a Bangalore special court which is trying disproportionate assets case against...
  • DMK leaders praise Stalin for hard work, endorses him as heir apparent 18-02-2014 02:12 PM

    The 10th state-level conference of DMK in Chennai clearly endorsed the emergence of M Karunanidhi's younger son M K Stalin as heir apparent, with the party chief joining top rung party leaders and those of its alliance in eulogising him for his 'hard work'. The DMK patriarch was all praise...
  • 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. ...
  • I never said I won't do remakes: Salman Khan 31-01-2014 10:37 AM

    Mumbai: Salman Khan today dismissed reports that he was averse to acting in remakes after his recent movie 'Jai Ho', which is the remake of Chiranjeevi-starrer Telugu film 'Stalin', failed at the box office. "I will do remakes. Who said I won't do them? I never said that I won't...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-01-2014 11:22 PM

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  • 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...