Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday slammed the Centre for adopting the "backdoor" route of ordinance to increase FDI limit in insurance sector, saying it amounted to "mockery of parliamentary politics."
DMK President M Karunanidhi today welcomed the Centre's decision to confer Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee and demanded that the honour also be conferred on Dravidian veteran E V Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, and former Chief Minister Annadurai.
Slamming the Centre for its proposal to hold various events on December 25 as a part of 'Good Governance Day', DMK today called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to ensure that NDA should not act in ways disappointing religious minorities and work as a "secular" government.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rein in Hindutva outfits who are making a "mockery of communal harmony" and joined other parties in voicing apprehension that observing Good Governance Day on December 25 could hamper Christmas festivities.
Facing flak over law and order situation in the state, ruling AIADMK on Monday raked up the attack on the office of a Tamil daily during the previous DMK regime, which left three persons dead, insisting that it was the 'biggest example' of 'deterioration' of law and order.
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday witnessed enmasse eviction of DMK MLAs by marshals following an acrimonious exchange between arch rivals AIADMK and DMK over certain remarks made by MK Stalin against Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
Taking a swipe at Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, DMK president M Karunanidhi today said no proper seating arrangements were made in the Tamil Nadu Assembly for an "ailing" person like him who had participated in debates for over 50 years.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday joined other political parties in Tamil Nadu in criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for wishing Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa a success during the upcoming elections in his country.
Ahead of the start of the Assembly session on December 4, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday said DMK legislators would invite 'appropriate action' if they infringed the rights of other members and besmirched the dignity of the House.
DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in Parliament and asked all political parties to first get the legislation adopted and then work for getting sub-quota for the Backward Classes.
Nagapattinam: Participants at a meeting convened by the DMK party in the district today have decided to hold road and rail blockades in Nagapattinam district on November 29 to protest against Karnataka Government's proposal to build two dams at Mekedattu across river Cauvery.
Chennai: Five Indian fishermen, who were spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and released on Wednesday, reached their hometown in Rameswaram on Friday to reunite with their families after three years.
Coimbatore: Close on the heels of DMK demanding convening of the Assembly session to discuss release of five fishermen sentenced to death by a court in Sri Lanka, Puthiya Tamizhagam today said Chief Minister O Paneerselvam should convene it to discuss various issues,including construction of dams across Cauvery and Pambaru by Karnataka and Kerala.