FTN: Lankan crisis: Does DMK matter more than diplomacy?

Sagarika Ghose, CNN-IBN | Mar 19, 2013 at 11:58pm


The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), the second biggest constituent of the ruling government, severed ties with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) on Tuesday, but the move posed no immediate threat to the minority government, which said it is 'stable and will continue to stay in power'. The M Karunanidhi-led DMK, which, for days had been threatening to pull out from the UPA in protest against government not taking up its concerns in the proposed UN resolution against Sri Lanka, said its five ministers in the Union Ministry would also tender resignations by Wednesday.