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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.