The official Facebook page of DMK president M Karunanidhi now has over two lakh followers and steps are on to revamp websites of both the party and that of its chief ahead of 2016 assembly polls, the party said on Thursday.
Joining issue with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on the Mullaperiar dam issue, DMK today rejected her charge that it did not act on the inter-state water problem, insisting that the matter had first cropped up during the AIADMK government in 1979.
The DMK Thursday lambasted the Rangasamy-led AINRC government here for `failure` to ensure that private medical colleges earmarked 50 per cent of the total seats available in MBBS course for government.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa and DMK supremo M Karunanidhi were among political leaders in the state who congratulated Tamilisai Sounderrajan today on being appointed as chief of BJP`s Tamil Nadu unit.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday dismissed as a blatant lie the allegation of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that his party had pressured the UPA regime over the appointment of an Additional Judge of Madras High Court.
Two DMK platform speakers, wanted in connection with cases for making allegedly derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa a few months ago, on Tuesday surrendered before the District Sessions Court here.
DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday filed a criminal defamation case against DMK treasurer and party`s floor leader in the state Assembly, MK Stalin, for allegedly raising slogans against her and Speaker outside the Assembly.
In a strong reaction to Justice Markandey Katju who had demanded disclosure of his assets, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Thursday said his "asset account is an open book" and demanded that the former Supreme Court Judge disclose his assets.
The BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched for "improving" the system of judges` appointment as the controversy over corruption in the judiciary continued to disrupt Parliament for the second day.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday stoutly defended the party`s decision to drop disciplinary action against its 32 leaders, asserting they were spared after accepting their explanation, and said the move would disappoint the party`s detractors.