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  • Tamil Nadu: FIR filed against Karunanidhi, Stalin on complaints by AIADMK workers over clash September 28, 2014

    Chennai: An FIR has been fired against DMK chief M Karunanidhi and his son MK Stalin following violence outside Karunanidhi's house on Saturday. Three FIRs were filed at the Royapettah Police Station against the two and several others here last night based on complaint by some AIADMK workers who...
  • Alagiri granted anticipatory bail in land grabbing case August 28, 2014

    Madurai: Madras High Court bench on Thursday granted anticipatory bail till September 3 to former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land of a local temple. The District Crime Branch and antiland grabbing special cell had filed a case against...
  • 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...
  • DMK to hold strategic meet today after party's rout in Lok Sabha polls June 2, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK will hold a highlevel 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 highlevel strategy committee meeting on June 2 May 20, 2014

    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 highlevel strategy committee meeting on June 2, a day ahead of party chief M Karunanidhi's birthday. The party patriarch will chair the meeting at...
  • Chennai: 11 DMK workers arrested for attacking media personnel outside Stalin's house May 19, 2014

    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 a...
  • DMK leader MK Stalin does a uturn, withdraws resignation May 18, 2014

    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 May 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • DMK's Stalin withdraws resignation after Karunanidhi intervenes May 18, 2014

    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 asking...
  • Stalin offers to quit all party posts following DMK's poll debacle May 18, 2014

    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 Stalin's residence...
  • DMK confident of a victory, voters favouring us: Karunanidhi April 24, 2014

    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 April 24, 2014

    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 April 23, 2014

    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 is...
  • TN Minister hits out at Karunanidhi, Stalin April 13, 2014

    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 and...
  • BJP front in TN only an 'opportunist alliance', says Stalin April 7, 2014

    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, they...
  • DMK is ready to forgive and support Congress: Karunanidhi March 26, 2014

    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 March 26, 2014

    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 modern...
  • Vaiko meets Alagiri, seeks support for LS polls March 23, 2014

    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 Delhi. Later,...
  • TN: Political scape witnessing sons' rise March 23, 2014

    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, or...
  • Price rise, law and order failure hallmarks of AIADMK rule: Stalin March 16, 2014

    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 police...
  • AIADMK supported Sethusamudram project initially: Stalin March 15, 2014

    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, Stalin...
  • Will discuss with supporters about floating a new party: Alagiri March 10, 2014

    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 March 10, 2014

    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 statement...
  • Sycophancy or respect? Stalin celebrates his birthday wearing garland made of notes, supporter prostrates himself in front of him March 5, 2014

    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 February 26, 2014

    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 February 18, 2014

    The 10th statelevel 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 for...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on family war in Karunanidhi's DMK February 2, 2014

    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 January 31, 2014

    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 Chiranjeevistarrer 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 January 30, 2014

    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 January 30, 2014

    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. ...