Vijaykanth calls on Karuna, to lead delegation to PM

DMDK chief Vijaykanth, an ally of NDA, today said he would lead a delegation of opposition parties to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to raise issues concerning the state after he called on DMK President M Karunanidhi and Congress leaders here.

Absolutely no truck with AIADMK: TN BJP chief

A year ahead of Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, state BJP president on Monday asserted that her party will not forge an alliance with the ruling AIADMK for the polls.

DMK chief accuses AP police of "more wrongs" in firing issue

 DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday accused Andhra Pradesh police of committing more wrongs to hide those they had allegedly done by opening fire on April 7 in Chittoor district that killed 20 Tamil woodcutters.

Gunning down of woodcutters: DMK demands judicial enquiry

 Describing the gunning down of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu in Andhra Pradesh as unprecedented and "a big human rights violation", DMK today called for a judicial enquiry into the episode and urged the Tamil Nadu government to take steps in this regard.

DMK join forces with Anna Hazare on Land Bill

 Joining forces with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday said his party would be with him in protests against the "draconian" Land Bill in the "national interest."

Karuna-Jaya sparring over land bill continues

In continuing war of words with his arch-rival over the NDA Government's land acquisition bill, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday disputed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's stand that the legislation vested more powers in states in granting exemptions.

Attack on Indian fishermen may harm relations with Sri Lanka: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday asked the Centre to request Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to advise his Navy on the recent attacks on Indian fishermen and said such incidents may harm relations between the two countries.

Sri Lankan PM's statement on Indian fishermen was like 'slap on the face', says Karunanidhi

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country, DMK President Karunanidhi said on Monday that Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's statement on Indian fishermen was like 'slap on the face'.

Karunanidhi condemns Lankan PM's remarks on Indian fishermen

Slamming Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe for his remarks that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Lankan waters, DMK on Monday said it "amounted to a slap" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face ahead of his tour to the island nation.

Karunanidhi condemns attack on writer 'Puliyur' Murugesan

Decrying the recent attack on upcoming author 'Puliyur' Murugesan, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday urged the state government to ensure freedom of expression of writers and their personal safety.

RSS chief's comment on Mother Teresa uncivilised: DMK

Hitting out at RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat for his controversial comment on Mother Teresa, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Thursday said it was an uncivilised comment against a noble person.

Karunanidhi alleges money distribution by AIADMK in Srirangam

 Seeking prompt action by the Election Commission, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Monday alleged that the ruling AIADMK was distributing money to voters in bypoll-bound Srirangam assembly constituency.

Karunanidhi asks Centre for new rail schemes in TN

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday asked the Centre to announce new rail schemes for Tamil Nadu in the upcoming Rail Budget as sought by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Take steps to hold Jallikattu: Karunanidhi

DMK president Karunanidhi on Monday urged the state and Central governments to take steps for organising the annual bull taming festival of "Jallikattu" in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil month of Thai is Tamil New Year: Karunanidhi

 Insisting that the Tamil month of 'Thai' (January) was the Tamil New Year, DMK President M Karunanidhi today said Tamils should celebrate it in a grand manner.

Karunanidhi flays Rajapaksa for following 'double standards'

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday said Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was following "double standards" in announcing a judicial inquiry into the allegations of war crimes.

DMK chief hails decision to confer Bharat Ratna on Vajpayee

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday welcomed the Centre's decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and demanded that the honour also be conferred on Dravidian veteran EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, and former Chief Minister Annadurai.

DMK chief opposes move to scrap women self-help groups

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday expressed concern over Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's recent move to scrap the women's self help groups scheme.

No arrangements for ailing person like me in Assembly: Karunanidhi

 Taking a swipe at Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, DMK president M Karunanidhi today said no proper seating arrangements were made in the Tamil Nadu Assembly for an "ailing" person like him who had participated in debates for over 50 years.

Karunanidhi urges PM Modi to get Women's Reservation Bill passed

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in Parliament and asked all political parties to first get the legislation adopted and then work for getting sub-quota for the Backward Classes.