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DMK to boycott local body elections in Tamil Nadu

DMK president M Karunanidhi Friday announced that his party would boycott the September 19 local body elections in Tamil Nadu.

Jayalalithaa wealth case verdict on Sept 20

Eighteen years after a wealth case was filed against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, a special court here will deliver its judgement in the matter on September 20.

Karunanidhi now has over 2 lakh FB followers: DMK

The official Facebook page of DMK president M Karunanidhi now has over two lakh followers and steps are on to revamp websites of both the party and that of its chief ahead of 2016 assembly polls, the party said on Thursday.

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.

DMK rejects Jayalalithaa`s charge on Mullaperiar dam row

Joining issue with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on the Mullaperiar dam issue, DMK today rejected her charge that it did not act on the inter-state water problem, insisting that the matter had first cropped up during the AIADMK government in 1979.

DMK flays Pondy govt on MBBS quota issue

The DMK Thursday lambasted the Rangasamy-led AINRC government here for `failure` to ensure that private medical colleges earmarked 50 per cent of the total seats available in MBBS course for government.

Jaya, Karuna, political leaders greet new BJP TN chief

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa and DMK supremo M Karunanidhi were among political leaders in the state who congratulated Tamilisai Sounderrajan today on being appointed as chief of BJP`s Tamil Nadu unit.

DMK seeks unconditional apology from Katju, warns of legal action

Lashing out at his `personal attacks` against party chief M Karunanidhi, DMK on Monday demanded an unconditional apology from Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju.

Katju`s allegation a blatant lie: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday dismissed as a blatant lie the allegation of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that his party had pressured the UPA regime over the appointment of an Additional Judge of Madras High Court.

DMK organising secretary resigns from party

In a jolt to DMK, its organising secretary P V Kalyanasundaram has resigned from the party demanding that M K Stalin be declared the party`s Chief Ministerial candidate for the 2016 assembly polls.

Two surrender before court for derogatory speech against TN CM

Two DMK platform speakers, wanted in connection with cases for making allegedly derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa a few months ago, on Tuesday surrendered before the District Sessions Court here.

DMK Rajya Sabha MP Tiruchi Siva`s wife passed away

Devika Rani, wife of DMK Rajya Sabha MP Tiruchi Siva died at a private hospital here early morning today, party sources said.

Stalin moves HC for CBI probe into building collapse

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Stalin

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday filed a criminal defamation case against DMK treasurer and party`s floor leader in the state Assembly, MK Stalin, for allegedly raising slogans against her and Speaker outside the Assembly.

Speaker defends suspension of DMK members from TN Assembly

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal Friday defended the suspension of DMK members en masse from attending the rest of the ongoing budget session since July 22 and refused to reconsider it.

Karunanidhi dares Katju to disclose his assets

In a strong reaction to Justice Markandey Katju who had demanded disclosure of his assets, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Thursday said his "asset account is an open book" and demanded that the former Supreme Court Judge disclose his assets.

Justice Katju expose: Centre for more transparency in judges` appointment

The BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pitched for "improving" the system of judges` appointment as the controversy over corruption in the judiciary continued to disrupt Parliament for the second day.

DMK slams Katju for `baseless` allegations

DMK Tuesday slammed former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju for his "wild and baseless" allegation that "TN partner" of the UPA lobbied for a corrupt judge.

DMK deliberating on Katju`s allegation

DMK is deliberating on former Supreme Court judge M Katju`s allegation that UPA`s "TN partner" lobbied for a corrupt judge, a party leader said.

DMK defends dropping of action against 32 functionaries

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday stoutly defended the party`s decision to drop disciplinary action against its 32 leaders, asserting they were spared after accepting their explanation, and said the move would disappoint the party`s detractors.