DMK

Avoid participation in guru poojas: HC to politicians

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested political leaders avoid participating in "guru poojas" ((held to mark the anniversary of community leaders) in the interest of general public and directed the government to be careful in recognising new poojas as they would affect peace and tranquility.

Hoist black flags to oppose Rajapaksa's address to UNGA:Karuna

DMK president M Karunanidhi Tuesday appealed to all those concerned for the welfare of Lankan Tamils to oppose President Mahinda Rajapaksa's address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, by hoisting black flags and wearing black shirts.

Govt run special buses for school students poorly maintained: DMK

Opposition DMK today demanded that the Directorate of School Education frequently inspect buses run by it for transporting school children and ensure that fleet operators from whom the vehicles are outsourced maintained them properly.

DMK not a mere party, but a movement: Karunanidhi

Putting up a brave face in the wake of internal wrangles and electoral drubbings, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today said that it was not a mere party, but a movement and asserted that "none is born to defeat it".

Stalin sees bid to create rift between him and his father

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Wednesday flayed attempts being made to drive a wedge between him, his father M Karunanidhi and cadres and called for an end to such efforts.

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.

BJP's TN allies oppose renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav

Two of BJP's Tamil Nadu allies today opposed naming Teachers' Day as 'Guru Utsav', with PMK terming it as a discreet attempt to impose Sanskrit.

Stalin did not issue Vinayaka Chaturthi greetings: DMK

 

Chennai: The DMK Sunday said its treasurer M.K. Stalin did not greet the people on the Vinayaka (Ganesh) Chaturthi day via his social media accounts but it was done by some enthusiastic people who maintain the site.

Karuna objects move to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav'

DMK Chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday took exception to the Human Resource Development Ministry's plan to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav' and alleged that a conspiracy was being hatched to downgrade Tamil language and society by such a move.

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.