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.

No arrangements for ailing person like me in Assembly: Karunanidhi

 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.

Karunanidhi urges PM Modi to get Women's Reservation Bill passed

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.

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.

Karunanidhi praises Sachin Tendulkar for his humility
Karunanidhi praises Sachin Tendulkar for his humility

 Patting cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, DMK chief Karunanidhi on Thursday said he was reading with avid interest the sport icon's autobiography "Playing it my way" and praised him for his humility.

Mullaperiyar Dam level: Karunanidhi asks TN govt to take steps to increase storage

 With Kerala mulling legal options to maintain the Mullaperiyar Dam level at 136 ft, DMK on Friday expressed fears that Tamil Nadu could stand to lose a chance of implementing Supreme Court order allowing it to increase storage to 142 ft and sought urgent steps by AIADMK Government.

'Karunanidhi will be at helm of affairs when DMK is in power'

Brushing aside demands from within his supporters for his nomination as Chief Ministerial candidate, DMK Treasurer MK Stalin has said his father would be at the helm of affairs if DMK comes to power the next time.

Karuna urges govt to expedite rain related relief works

 DMK president M Karunanidhi today urged the Tamil Nadu government to expedite rain-related relief works in the state, including announcing compensation for farmers whose crops have been affected due to heavy downpour following the northeast monsoon.

DMK chief hits out at TN Governor Rosaiah

 DMK president Karunanidhi today lambasted Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah for stating that law and order was fine in the state and said that the Union government was duty bound to comment on the situation.

DMK chief Karunanidhi felicitates Sathyarthi, Malala

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday greeted Indian and Pakistani child rights activists Kailash Sathyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for winning the coveted Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2014.

Jaya in jail: The high and mighty are no longer immune

The belief in the years immediately after independence that there were two sets of laws in India - one for the rich and the other for the poor - is gradually being dispelled.

Jayalalithaa's conviction: Complete breakdown of constitutional machinery in Tamil Nadu, says Karunanidhi

DMK president M Karunanidhi Saturday urged President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others to personally intervene to restore law and order in the state.

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Karunanidhi refuses to react to reports about patch up with Alagiri

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday refused to respond to reports suggesting rapprochement with his son and expelled party leader M K Alagiri, saying he doesn't want to feed the media with any information on this matter.

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.

Karunanidhi writes to President, PM, seeking Bharat Ratna for CN Annadurai

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking conferment of "Bharat Ratna" for party founder and Dravidian idealogue CN Annadurai.

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.

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.

Karunanidhi criticises Jayalalithaa

DMK president M Karunanidhi claimed he had been cordial to his arch rival and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa during their days in Tamil cinema but she had `returned the favour` by effecting the midnight arrest of him during her earlier rule from 2001-06.