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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son, Sunday offered to quit following the party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, but rescinded his decision following pressure from the rank and file.
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.
Amidst reports that his supporters would back NDA candidates in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, expelled DMK leader and former Union minister MK Alagiri on Friday asserted DMK would end up in the third place.
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.
Slamming the choice of DMK`s candidate, a loyalist of his younger brother MK Stalin, in Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency, expelled party leader MK Alagiri on Saturday exhorted his supporters to ensure that he finished third in the April 24 polls.
Suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri today alleged that slection of DMK candidates for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls was made on the basis of "the quantum of money paid by aspirants and their affordability to contest".