M K Alagiri

Alagiri asks supporters to vote for Vaiko

Expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri on Monday asked his supporters to vote for MDMK leader and NDA candidate Vaiko in the Virudhunagar Lok Sabha constituency, saying both of them faced same type of "injustice" being thrown out of the party.

Apr 21, 2014, 21:21 PM IST

Karuna going strong to steer DMK to success

At 90, DMK chief Muthuvel Karunanidhi carries the onerous task of pulling the battered party back to winning ways in a virtual do-or-die electoral battle, just two years ahead of next Assembly elections.

Apr 15, 2014, 11:08 AM IST

DMK MP did not inform me he is joining AIADMK: Alagiri

A day after DMK MP Ritheeish joined AIADMK, former union minister M K Alagiri denied his statement that he had informed him about his plan to join the ruling party.

Apr 11, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

Vaiko meets Alagiri, seeks support

In a major political development in Tamil Nadu, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko today met suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri at his residence here and sought his support for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.

Mar 23, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

TN political scape witnessing sons` rise

Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu.

Mar 23, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

Farmhouse of Alagiri`s close aide raided

The farmhouse of a close associate of suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri at nearby Avanipuram was raided by police on Friday.

Jan 31, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

Opposition party members evicted from TN Assembly

Tamil Nadu Assembly today witnessed acrimonious scenes with archrivals DMK and AIADMK sparring over a comment by a ruling party MLA in the context of the ongoing controversy involving suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri, prompting Speaker P Dhanapal to order eviction of the opposition party members.

Jan 31, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Karunanidhi praises Stalin again

In yet another indication of his preference for his younger son M K Stalin to be his political heir apparent, DMK chief M Karunanidhi hailed him `companion` in taking party ahead on its stated ideals.

Feb 28, 2013, 21:34 PM IST

Congress sidesteps Jaya`s demand over alleged fertiliser scam

Congress steered clear of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa`s demand that Union Minister and DMK leader M K Alagiri be sacked for the alleged fertiliser subsidy scam.

Jan 25, 2013, 00:24 AM IST

Jayalalithaa slams deregulation of diesel prices

Slamming Centre`s move to deregulate diesel prices, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said it would increase prices of commodities as oil companies have been authorised to revise prices.

Jan 18, 2013, 00:28 AM IST

I will contest for party prez post next year if alive: Karuna

M Karunanidhi said he would contest for the top party post next year "if I am alive".

Jun 06, 2012, 22:09 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: HC dismisses Alagiri`s application

The Madras High Court on Friday
dismissed an application by Union minister M K Alagiri.

Dec 02, 2011, 23:21 PM IST

Pre-arrest bail to Alagiri aide in threat case

The DSP argued, that the alleged incident occurred on October 23, 2009, while the FIR was registered on September 6.

Sep 10, 2011, 00:12 AM IST

HC bench stays investigation of case against Alagiri

The Madras High Court Wednesday
stayed investigations into an assault case against Union
minister M K Alagiri and four others till May 19.

May 04, 2011, 20:07 PM IST

Armed escort for cop who booked Alagiri

Armed escort has been provided to the police official, who booked M K Alagiri and others in
connection with an alleged assault on an election official
prior to April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Apr 24, 2011, 10:03 AM IST

`Karunanidhi`s welfare schemes will help DMK retain power`

Union Minister MK Alagiri said the welfare schemes launched by his
father and Chief Minister M Karunanidhi will help DMK to retain power in the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, due in May.

Feb 27, 2011, 18:27 PM IST

Swamy for resignation of M K Alagiri

Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Union Chemicals and
Fertilizers Minister over reports that he wrote to
India`s Ambassador to Uzbekistan to facilitate the visit of
two businessmen on a visit there.

Oct 13, 2009, 18:19 PM IST