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Why Karunanidhi-led DMK lost Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016

Why Karunanidhi-led DMK lost Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016

Most exit polls after voting ended on May 16 had predicted a DMK win.

Will not support any party in Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: MK Alagiri

Expelled former DMK strongman MK Alagiri on Tuesday said he will not support any party in the May 16 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu.

"Talk" of Alagiri's return to DMK a rumour: Stalin

Seeking to put to rest speculations that his brother and former Union Minister MK Alagiri could return to the DMK, party treasurer MK Stalin on Tuesday said the talk could be a rumour.

Stalin dismisses Alagiri's remarks, says Karuna will be CM candidate

Sibling rivalry in DMK's first family resurfaced on Thursday with party Treasurer MK Stalin dismissing his elder brother M K Alagiri's critical comments about him as Chief Ministerial candidate as "frustration" of an individual.

Madras HC quashes FIR against Alagiri's wife

The Madras High Court has quashed an FIR registered against former Union Minister MK Alagiri's wife Gandhi Alagiri and some others in a land sale case.

FIR lodged in land deal involving firm linked to Alagiri's wife

The government pleader today told the Madurai bench of Madras High Court that the district Crime Branch police have registered an FIR based on a complaint filed by a woman over a land sale issue involving a company linked to former Union minister MK Alagiri's wife, Gandhi Alagiri.

Police oppose bail plea of accused in murder of Alagiri aide

Police have opposed in the Madras High Court Bench here the anticipatory bail application of Pandi, alias 'Attack' Pandi, declared a proclaimed offender in the case related to the murder of a close associate of former union minister MK Alagiri.

No need to readmit expelled Alagiri: DMK

Holding that DMK was not a 'cheap' party, a senior leader on Monday said there was no need to readmit M K Alagiri, who was expelled from the party.

'Did not bless Napoleon when he told me of plans to join BJP'

Former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri today denied the reported statement of actor Napoleon that he had blessed him when he informed him about his proposal to join the BJP.

All bail conditions for Alagiri's son relaxed

The Madras High court on Tuesday relaxed all bail conditions for former union minister M K Alagiri's son Durai alias Dayanithi in connection with an illegal granite mining case.

Modi switching to capitalist economy: Stalin

Taking a swipe at the economic policy of the Narendra Modi government, DMK leader MK Stalin on Sunday said the country is moving away from a mixed to a capitalist economy with corporate honchos appearing set to get a "bonanza of sorts" and the poor a "pittance".

'Karunanidhi will be at helm of affairs when DMK is in power'

Brushing aside demands from within his supporters for his nomination as Chief Ministerial candidate, DMK Treasurer MK Stalin has said his father would be at the helm of affairs if DMK comes to power the next time.

Alagiri gets conditional bail in land grabbing case

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High court on Friday granted conditional bail to the former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land belonging to a local temple.

Alagiri offers to give land back to temple

Former union minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri, against whom a case had been booked for allegedly grabbing land belonging to a local temple, on Thursday said he was not aware that it belonged to the temple and offered to give it back to them.

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.

Alagiri granted anticipatory bail in land grabbing case

Madras High Court bench on Thursday granted anticipatory bail till September 3 to former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land of a local temple.

Alagiri loyalist calls on Karunanidhi

In the backdrop of reports of a possible rapprochement between DMK President M Karunanidhi and his son M K Alagiri, a close confidante of the Madurai-based leader called on the party patriarch.

SC allows Alagiri trust-run college to make 2014-15 admissions

The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed Daya Engineering College in Madurai, run by former Union minister M K Alagiri`s Educational Trust, to make admissions for the academic year 2014-15.

MK Stalin backtracks on resignation, DMK to discuss poll debacle

MK Stalin, DMK treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son, Sunday offered to quit following the party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, but rescinded his decision following pressure from the rank and file.

AIADMK records first ever victory in Madurai LS seat

The AIADMK sweep in Lok Sabha elections saw the ruling party recording its first ever win in Madurai constituency when its candidate R Gopalakrishnan won by a margin 1.99 lakh votes in a multi-cornered contest.