DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Centre to reject the recommendations of Shanta Kumar Committee on restructuring of the Food Corporation of India, claiming they would lead to closure of the Public Distribution System (PDS).
Alleging that the Centre's announcement to increase the excise duty on petrol and diesel was aimed at benefitting private oil marketing companies, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Saturday asked the government to scrutinise its decision and rollback the hike.
Dismissing as a "bundle of lies" media reports about a rift between him and his son and party Treasurer M K Stalin, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi on Monday said such efforts aimed at writing off the party would not succeed.
Terming the BJP-led government at the Centre as "explicitly communal", DMK on Friday asked all political parties and other movements in the country to bury their regional and ideological differences and oppose the "communal threats that have befallen on the country."
The DMK's top three--president M Karunanidhi, General Secretary K Anbazhagan and Treasurer MK Stalin, are all set to be elected virtually unopposed for yet another term in their respective posts, with scores of district secretaries filing nominations for them.
MK Stalin, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son on Sunday strongly denied rumours of his resignation from the party post saying 'news of his resignation is mere speculation'.
Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday slammed the Centre for adopting the "backdoor" route of ordinance to increase FDI limit in insurance sector, saying it amounted to "mockery of parliamentary politics."
DMK President M Karunanidhi today welcomed the Centre's decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee and demanded that the honour also be conferred on Dravidian veteran E V Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, and former Chief Minister Annadurai.
Slamming the Centre for its proposal to hold various events on December 25 as a part of 'Good Governance Day', DMK today called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to ensure that NDA should not act in ways disappointing religious minorities and work as a "secular" government.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in Hindutva outfits who are making a "mockery of communal harmony" and joined other parties in voicing apprehension that observing Good Governance Day on December 25 could hamper Christmas festivities.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday joined other political parties in Tamil Nadu in criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for wishing Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa a success during the upcoming elections in his country.
Terming Mullaperiyar dam dispute with Kerala a "settled issue", Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday said it would approach the Supreme Court to seek stalling of Karnataka government's attempt to construct two dams near Mekedatu across the Cauvery river.
Strongly opposing the Karnataka Water Resources Minister's reported remarks that his government would go ahead with the Mekedatu drinking water project, DMK President M Karunanidhi Wednesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to approach the Supreme Court after an all-party meet on the issue.
DMK treasurer and party president M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin on Tuesday asserted that his father would be the chief minister if his party was voted back to power in 2016 and hit out at CM O Panneerselvam for his comment that a 'cold war' was on between them.
Flaying the ruling AIADMK government for increasing milk prices and for not maintaining law and order, DMK President M Karunanidhi today said a "big revolution" was necessary in the State to maintain law and order.
A special court on Friday framed charges against former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC and under provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act in the 2G scam.