DMK, AIADMK join hands in RS on Tamil fishermen issue

In a rare display of unanimity among Tamil parties, DMK and AIADMK on Monday pressed the Centre to secure release of 14 fishermen recently arrested by Sri Lanka, even as they thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for securing release of five others on death row.

AIADMK, DMK members clash over praise of Jaya in council meet

Ruling AIADMK and DMK members came to blows in the city Corporation council meeting here on Thursday after the opposition questioned remarks hailing former chief minister Jayalalithaa.

DMK slams AIADMK govt over law and order situation in Tamil Nadu

The DMK on Wednesday slammed the AIADMK government for its alleged failure to check the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the aftermath of jailing of former chief minister Jayalalithaa in a graft case.

DMK alleges law and order breakdown in Tamil Nadu

DMK on Friday urged Governor K Rosaiah to "implement" rule of law in Tamil Nadu and alleged breakdown of law and order and assault on judiciary by ruling AIADMK after jailing of party chief Jayalalithaa.

Jayalalithaa to move HC for bail in DA case, Panneerselvam to take oath as new Tamil Nadu CM on Monday
Jayalalithaa to move HC for bail in DA case, Panneerselvam to take oath as new Tamil Nadu CM on Monday

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) legislators on Sunday announced the name of O Paneerselvam as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to succeed the jailed J Jayalalithaa, who Saturday began serving a four-year prison sentence for corruption.

DA case: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa found guilty of corruption

In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday held the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income during her first term in office. Her conviction has led to violent protests in Tamil Nadu.

Big setback for Jayalalithaa: BJP leader

A special court verdict on Saturday, holding Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa guilty, is a big political setback for her and her party AIADMK, a BJP leader said.

Jayalalithaa found guilty in DA case, gets 4-year jail, Rs 100 cr penalty; to quit as TN CM​
Jayalalithaa found guilty in DA case, gets 4-year jail, Rs 100 cr penalty; to quit as TN CM​

In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday awarded a 4-year jail term and fine of Rs 100 crore to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister after founding her guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income during her first term in office. Her conviction has led to violent protests in Tamil Nadu.

DMK, allies observe 'Black Day', denounce Rajapaksa

DMK and its allies on Thursday observed a "Black Day" protest across Tamil Nadu condemning Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's participation in the UN General Assembly meeting despite not cooperating with the world body's probe into alleged rights violations in the island nation.

Alagiri surrenders before court, granted bail

Former union minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri on Tuesday surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate Court I here in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land and was granted bail till tomorrow.

AIADMK announces candidates for local body by elections

Ruling AIADMK on Friday announced candidates for the September 18 by elections to local bodies, including three Mayor posts even as DMK decided to boycott it citing paucity of time to select candidates.

Khushboo quits; DMK restructures district units

Tamil actress-turned politician Khushboo Sundar on Monday quit the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK), saying that the party leadership had ignored her `hard work`.

Modi could have avoided inviting Lankan President for swearing in: DMK

The DMK on Thursday said Narendra Modi could have "avoided" inviting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse for his May 26 swearing-in ceremony, saying the BJP leader should "understand the feelings" of people of Tamil Nadu.

EC didn`t act on DMK complaints: Karunanidhi

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the functioning of the Election Commission, saying no action has been taken on the party`s complaints.

Alagiri factor continues to haunt DMK in southern Tamil Nadu

The rumblings within DMK that rocked the party after dismissal of MK Alagiri, its South Zone Secretary seems far from over, as the 63-year-old leader continues to pledge to rout it in the April 24 polls.

DMK promises to write off education, farm loans

Writing off of education and farm loans, statehood for Puducherry, setting up of the second rocket launch pad in Tamil Nadu are some of the promises made by the DMK party in its poll manifesto released on Tuesday.

Narendra Modi is hardworking and a good friend: Karunanidhi

It seems the NaMo magic is spreading everywhere with DMK chief M Karunanidhi saying that Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is a good friend.

DMK conference begins

The tenth State conference of the DMK began with party chief M Karunanidhi hoisting the party flag and speakers claiming that it would win all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

Jayalalithaa sounds poll bugle; seeks rout of DMK, Congress

Seeking a complete rout of archrival DMK and Congress in the coming Lok Sabha polls for "betraying the people" of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday announced a `whirlwind` campaign to ensure AIADMK wins all 40 seats.

Minor shake up in DMK`s ranks

In a minor shake up, DMK dissolved the party`s Madurai Urban division following "indiscipline" and appointed a temporary committee till a new body was elected.