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DMK stages walks out in TN Assembly

 DMK on Tuesday staged a walk out in the Tamil Nadu Assembly after its plea for speaking in the House after a statement by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on health sector projects was turned down by Speaker P Dhanapal.

Prohibition first task if DMK voted to power, vows Stalin

Seeking to target the ruling AIADMK over prohibition issue, DMK treasurer M K Stalin today vowed that implementing prohibition will be the first task if his party is voted to power in the Assembly polls next year.

Karunanidhi says his govt in 1971 had only "postponed" dry regime

Facing criticism from archrival AIADMK and PMK on prohibition, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Wednesday said his government in 1971 had only 'postponed' the dry regime due to financial crunch but restored it in three years.

DMK demands 'thorough' inquiry into Sasi Perumal's death

Terming the demise of activist Sasi Perumal as 'shocking', Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin on Friday demanded a thorough investigation into the former's death.

'Though a rocket scientist APJ Abdul Kalam was grounded to reality'

Though former president APJ Abdul Kalam was a rocket scientist, he was grounded to reality, DMK leader MK Stalin said on Tuesday.

DMK slams Centre on rejecting SunTV applications in FM auction

DMK President M Karunanidhi Friday said Centre's rejection of applications for Sun TV Group, owned by his grand nephew Kalanithi Maran, to participate in Phase III of FM auctions amounted to "strangulating democracy" and asked the government to reconsider its decision.

Factionalism in DMK in Salem: One group indulges in violence

Factionalism among DMK in the district came to the fore on Sunday when one group indulged in violence at a function got by the other to celebrate party chief M Karunanidhi's 93rd birthday.

Mixed response on abolition of death penalty in India

A discussion on a Law Commission consultation paper on whether capital punishment should be retained or abolished today evoked a mixed response.

DMK accuses TN Govt of 'failing' to protect interests of SCs

DMK treasurer MK Stalin has accused the AIADMK regime in Tamil Nadu of "failing" to protect the interests of the Scheduled Castes.

People have punished DMK enough: Karunanidhi

In a rare candid admission, DMK chief Karunanidhi on Tuesday said that people of Tamil Nadu had punished his party enough and urged them to free themselves from the AIADMK rule.

BJP will lead change in TN, sans AIADMK, DMK: Radhakrishnan

People of Tamil Nadu desire a political change sans the ruling AIADMK and DMK and such a transformation would be led by the BJP, Minister of State for Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan said on Monday.

DMK moves SC to challenge Jayalalithaa's acquittal in DA case
DMK moves SC to challenge Jayalalithaa's acquittal in DA case

The M Karunanidhi-led DMK on Monday moved Supreme Court to challenge the acquittal of AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case  by the Karnataka High Court recently.

DNA: Analysis of first SECC survey in eight decades

Government on Friday refrained from releasing the caste-based data in its first Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) released in eight decades and maintained that it was concerned with economic data which will help in effective implementation of its programmes.

DMK demands convening of Tamil Nadu Assembly session

DMK treasurer MK Stalin on Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to convene the assembly session and table the Demands for Grants to various departments.

War of words between DMK, AIADMK over Metro Rail continues

The war of words between arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK over Metro Rail continued on Friday with the former asking Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to clarify when her government had taken a decision about the project.

Tamil Nadu govt should clarify on Jayalalithaa's health issue: Karunanidhi

DMK president Karunanidhi on Thursday said the Tamil Nadu government should formally provide the details related to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's illness as the people would be interested in knowing it.

DMK leader Stalin accuses TN Chief Electoral Officer of bias

DMK treasurer M K Stalin on Thursday accused Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer of being biased in favour of ruling AIADMK in the June 27 bypoll in R K Nagar, from where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa won by a huge margin.

Stalin, Vijayakant take ride in newly launched Metro Rail in Chennai

The Metro Rail fever seems to have caught up with politicians, with DMK Treasurer M K Stalin and DMDK founder Vijayakant taking a ride in the newly launched services here today.

DMK accuses TN of 'callousness' in executing highway projects

DMK on Wednesday accused the AIADMK regime of having a "callous" attitude which is causing "delay" in implementing several highway projects worth Rs 7,000 crore in the state.

Neyveli trade unions to go on indefinite strike from July 3

 Authorised trade unions affiliated to DMK and ruling AIADMK in the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) today announced that they would go on an indefinite strike from July 3 over wage revision issue.