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Expelled DMK leader Alagiri takes dig at brother Stalin over party's debacle in RK Nagar bypolls

Expelled DMK leader Alagiri takes dig at brother Stalin over party's debacle in RK Nagar bypolls

The DMK lost the December 21 R K Nagar bypoll, where its candidate N Maruthu Ganesh polled 24,000-odd votes, which was way below the 57,673 votes secured by the party in the 2016 assembly elections.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
We were not allowed to see Jayalalithaa in hospital, lied about her condition: TN minister

We were not allowed to see Jayalalithaa in hospital, lied about her condition: TN minister

In a significant development, senior Tamil Nadu minister and AIADMK leader Dindigul Srinivasan on Saturday claimed that afraid of party Sasikala, party leaders lied about Jayalalithaa's health last year so that people believe that she was improving.

Sep 23, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
DMK moves Madras HC seeking direction to Governor to order floor test

DMK moves Madras HC seeking direction to Governor to order floor test

The DMK on Monday moved the Madras High Court, seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu governor to order a floor test for the K Palaniswami-led state government in the Assembly in the wake of a group of ruling AIADMK MLAs withdrawing support to the chief minister.

Sep 12, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Stalin, Congress delegation meet Governor Vidyasagar Rao, demand CM Palaniswami prove majority in TN Assembly

Stalin, Congress delegation meet Governor Vidyasagar Rao, demand CM Palaniswami prove majority in TN Assembly

A delegation of Tamil Nadu opposition parties headed by DMK working president MK Stalin on Sunday urged Governor Vidyasagar Rao to direct Chief Minister K Palaniswami to prove his majority in Tamil Nadu Assembly. 

Sep 10, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Dinkaran sacks AIADMK lawmaker for his comment on Sasikala

Dinkaran sacks AIADMK lawmaker for his comment on Sasikala

TTV Dinakaran, AIADMK deputy general secretary and nephew of jailed general secretary VK Sasikala, has sacked party member and lawmaker Vaithilingam following his comment on Sasikala yesterday, reported ANI.

Aug 22, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

DMK chief Stalin likens AIADMK to 'circus camp', claims gutkha scam alone would unseat govt

Ridiculing the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, DMK leader MK Stalin on Friday likened it to a "circus camp", claiming that the "gutkha scam" alone would unseat the government and there was no need for his party to topple it.

Jul 28, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

TN's next government will be under Stalin, says Nitish

Banning of liquor has reaped great benefits in Bihar including a dip in cases of domestic violence and crime rate, he said.

Jun 03, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
BJP lashes out at DMK for criticising Centre on cattle ban

BJP lashes out at DMK for criticising Centre on cattle ban

The BJP's state unit on Wednesday lashed out at the DMK for its criticism of the party-led government at the Centre on the issue of ban on sale of cattle for slaughter, and challenged it to hold a beef-eating protest as some other groups were doing.

May 31, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
I-T raids on TN Health Minister, others yield Rs 4.5 crore

I-T raids on TN Health Minister, others yield Rs 4.5 crore

Income Tax Department officials on Friday recovered about Rs 4.5 crore from the residences of two persons close to Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar, said a senior official.

Apr 07, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Centre releases Rs 2014.15 cr to Tamil Nadu for drought, cyclone; Rs 1235.52 cr to Karnataka

Centre releases Rs 2014.15 cr to Tamil Nadu for drought, cyclone; Rs 1235.52 cr to Karnataka

The central government released an amount of Rs 2014.15 crore as central assistance for Tamil Nadu.

Apr 01, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu crisis: CM Palaniswami calls on Governor Rao, holds brief discussion

Tamil Nadu crisis: CM Palaniswami calls on Governor Rao, holds brief discussion

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, along with his cabinet colleagues on Sunday called on Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao at the Raj Bhavan here.

Feb 19, 2017, 16:16 PM IST
Tamil Nadu crisis: Panneerselvam meets Governor, DMK calls for statewide hunger strike on Feb 22

Tamil Nadu crisis: Panneerselvam meets Governor, DMK calls for statewide hunger strike on Feb 22

DMK has announced a statewide hunger strike on February 22 against the trust vote in Tamil Nadu assembly.

Feb 19, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
FIR filed against DMK leader Stalin for protest against trust vote at Chennai's Marina Beach

FIR filed against DMK leader Stalin for protest against trust vote at Chennai's Marina Beach

The Chennai Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against DMK Working President and Leader of the Opposition MK Stalin for holding a protest in Chennai on Saturday. 

Feb 19, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami loses another legislator ahead of confidence vote

Hours before Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami seeks a vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Saturday, Arun Kumar, a legislator from Coimbatore North has also jumped shift.

Feb 18, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Sasikala making false allegations against DMK after failing to become Tamil Nadu CM: Stalin

Sasikala making false allegations against DMK after failing to become Tamil Nadu CM: Stalin

Hitting back at V K Sasikala, DMK Working President MK Stalin today said it had nothing to with the ruling dispensation's "internal squabbles" and accused the AIADMK General Secretary of making false allegations after failing to become chief minister through a "short cut".

Feb 08, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Tamil Nadu braces for shutdown on Friday as Jallikattu protests set to intensify

Tamil Nadu braces for shutdown on Friday as Jallikattu protests set to intensify

Tamil Nadu is all set for a shutdown on Friday.

Jan 19, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Stalin urges Tamil Nadu govt to implement drought relief measures

Expressing concern over deaths of farmers in the backdrop of monsoon failure in Tamil Nadu, DMK Working President M K Stalin today urged the state government to implement relief measures on 'war-footing' and take steps to prevent further fatalities of ryots.

Jan 08, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Stalin has worked his way up in DMK: M Karunanidhi

DMK supremo M Karunanidhi has said his son Stalin has arduously worked his way up to be the second-in-command in the party, virtually ruling out any possibility of his estranged Madurai-based son Alagiri becoming the Dravidian party's head in the future.

Oct 21, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

It would be apt that Stalin is my successor: DMK patriarch Karunanidhi

A sixth time MLA, Stalin made his Assembly debut in 1989.  

Oct 21, 2016, 00:32 AM IST

Jayalalithaa's health condition: Regrettable that despite repeated request TN govt not giving details, says DMK

Opposition DMK on Wednesday said it is regrettable that the Tamil Nadu government has not given details on the health condition of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa despite their request in their regard.

Oct 05, 2016, 19:02 PM IST