Jayalalithaa case: DMK hails SC verdict rejecting SPP appointment

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday hailed the SC verdict rejecting appointment of Bhawani Singh as Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in the disproportionate assets case against AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa.

Only alliance can face strong ruling AIADMK: Karunanidhi

Chennai; With his meeting with DMDK founder Vijayakanth sparking off speculations of a political realignment ahead of Assembly elections in 2016, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Monday indicated that only an alliance of political parties could face the strong ruling AIADMK.

DMK to support farmers association bandh over Mekedatu dam row

DMK on Monday alleged that Karnataka releases water from Cauvery only when there is surplus water available to Tamil Nadu and not as per the orders of the river dispute tribunal, and its chief M Karunanidhi said his party would support the March 28 bandh over the Mekedatu dam row.

DMK stages protest against Land Bill

Leading a protest here against the Land Acquisition Bill, the DMK on Friday asked the BJP government at the Centre to ponder over whether it should go ahead ignoring "just arguments" against the legislation.

Councillors exchange blows in Coimbatore corporation

Pandemonium prevailed in the city Corporation Council meeting here on Thursday when ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK members clashed over corruption charges against their respective leaders Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.

DMK skips naming Stalin as CM candidate at party meet

DMK chief Karunanidhi on Thursday referred to his son and party treasurer Stalin as "the future" but the party's executive committee meet here refrained from naming the latter as chief ministerial candidate for next year's Assembly polls.

SC defers hearing plea for removal of PP in Jaya's DA case

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred to March 09 the hearing on the plea by DMK leader K Anbazhagan seeking stay on proceedings before the Karnataka High Court on an appeal filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in a assets case.

6500 paramilitary personnel deployed for Tamil Nadu bypoll

About 6500 paramilitary personnel are keeping strict vigil in Srirangam, which goes to byelection on February 13,officials said.

DMK appeals to political parties, regional outfits to unite

Terming the BJP-led government at the Centre as "explicitly communal", DMK on Friday asked all political parties and other movements in the country to bury their regional and ideological differences and oppose the "communal threats that have befallen on the country."

Jaya case: Judge warns DMK leader of contempt for disturbing court proceedings

The Special Bench of Karnataka High Court on Wednesday warned DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan of action for contempt of court for disturbing court proceedings after he submitted a memo seeking removal of SPP Bhavani Singh from hearing of appeals filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa and three others, challenging their conviction in the disproportionate assets case.

DMK chief Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin denies rumours of his resignation from party​
DMK chief Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin denies rumours of his resignation from party​

MK Stalin, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son on Sunday strongly denied rumours of his resignation from the party post saying 'news of his resignation is mere speculation'.   

DMK chief opposes move to scrap women self-help groups

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday expressed concern over Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's recent move to scrap the women's self help groups scheme.

DMK evicted amidst chaotic scenes in TN Assembly

Amid chaos, DMK members were evicted from the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Friday after they gathered in front of the Speaker, objecting to some remarks made by Leader of the House and Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan.

TN Assembly session begins on a stormy note; Oppn walks out

The short session of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Thursday began on a stormy note, as opposition parties, including DMDK, DMK and the Left staged a walkout after being denied permission to raise various issues.

Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins Thursday, sans Jayalalithaa's presence

Amidst a host of issues likely to be raised by opposition parties, the short session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly begins here on Thursday sans the presence of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa who has been convicted in an illegal wealth case.

Joined Congress because of my sensibilities: Khushbu​

Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar, who recently joined Congress after quitting DMK, on Saturday said she had joined the party because of her 'sensibilities' and her belief that only this party could bring about unity among various castes and creeds.

Actress Kushboo joins Congress party, says 'I finally feel I'm home'

Lying low for nearly six months after quitting the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, actress Kushboo Sundar on Wednesday joined the Congress. 

Karunanidhi doesn't attend House proceedings: Tamil Nadu CM

Hitting back at Karunanidhi for pressing to convene the Assembly session, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday said the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief did not have the standing to make such a demand, as he hardly attended proceedings of the House.

Stalin hits out at Tamil Nadu CM's "cold war" jibe

DMK treasurer and party president M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin on Tuesday asserted that his father would be the chief minister if his party was voted back to power in 2016 and hit out at CM O Panneerselvam for his comment that a 'cold war' was on between them.

Caste-based census important to ensure social justice: Karunanidhi ​

A day after Supreme Court set aside a Madras High Court order directing the Centre to conduct caste-based census, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Union Government to factor in the necessity of holding such an exercise.