Alagiri surrenders before court, granted bail

Former union minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri on Tuesday surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate Court I here in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land and was granted bail till tomorrow.

AIADMK announces candidates for local body by elections

Ruling AIADMK on Friday announced candidates for the September 18 by elections to local bodies, including three Mayor posts even as DMK decided to boycott it citing paucity of time to select candidates.

Khushboo quits; DMK restructures district units

Tamil actress-turned politician Khushboo Sundar on Monday quit the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK), saying that the party leadership had ignored her `hard work`.

Modi could have avoided inviting Lankan President for swearing in: DMK

The DMK on Thursday said Narendra Modi could have "avoided" inviting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse for his May 26 swearing-in ceremony, saying the BJP leader should "understand the feelings" of people of Tamil Nadu.

EC didn`t act on DMK complaints: Karunanidhi

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the functioning of the Election Commission, saying no action has been taken on the party`s complaints.

Alagiri factor continues to haunt DMK in southern Tamil Nadu

The rumblings within DMK that rocked the party after dismissal of MK Alagiri, its South Zone Secretary seems far from over, as the 63-year-old leader continues to pledge to rout it in the April 24 polls.

DMK promises to write off education, farm loans

Writing off of education and farm loans, statehood for Puducherry, setting up of the second rocket launch pad in Tamil Nadu are some of the promises made by the DMK party in its poll manifesto released on Tuesday.

Narendra Modi is hardworking and a good friend: Karunanidhi

It seems the NaMo magic is spreading everywhere with DMK chief M Karunanidhi saying that Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is a good friend.

DMK conference begins

The tenth State conference of the DMK began with party chief M Karunanidhi hoisting the party flag and speakers claiming that it would win all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

Jayalalithaa sounds poll bugle; seeks rout of DMK, Congress

Seeking a complete rout of archrival DMK and Congress in the coming Lok Sabha polls for "betraying the people" of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday announced a `whirlwind` campaign to ensure AIADMK wins all 40 seats.

Minor shake up in DMK`s ranks

In a minor shake up, DMK dissolved the party`s Madurai Urban division following "indiscipline" and appointed a temporary committee till a new body was elected.

Short session of TN Assembly to commence today

The AIADMK-dominated Tamil Nadu Assembly had in 2011 passed a resolution seeking economic sanctions against Colombo to mount pressure on it to accord equal status to Tamils.

DMK leader "Delhi" Sampath is no more

Senior DMK leader Sampath, a close confidant of party founder late CN Annadurai, died after a brief illness.

Ex-DMK minister discharged in wealth case

Holding that the prosecution has not made a prima facie case, a Special Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Cases Court discharged former DMK minister Parithi Ilamvazuthi and his wife.

DMK seeks removal of Chacko as chairman of JPC committee

DMK leader TR Baalu said he had given a notice of breach of parliamentary privilege against Chacko over the leakage of the JPC draft report.

Tamil Nadu students continue protests over Sri Lankan Tamil issue

Union Ministers AK Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad and P Chidambaram are likely to discuss the issue with DMK chief M Karunanidhi today.

Centre tries to placate DMK on Lankan Tamils issue

Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Saturday said a final decision on a US resolution on the issue will be taken keeping in mind the emotions of people of Tamil Nadu.

`Tamils keeping close tab on govt`s move on Sri Lanka`

DMK said India should support the US-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in the United Nations for alleged war crimes.

Nomination to committee a regular affair: Kanimozhi

DMK MP and Kanimozhi on friday sought to suggest that her nomination to a Parliamentary Standing Committee was a regular affair.