Karunanidhi-led DMK trying to woo former allies, form mega alliance
Karunanidhi-led DMK trying to woo former allies, form mega alliance

M Karunanidhi-led DMK, which was decimated in the last assembly polls, is trying to make maximum advantage of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's conviction in the disproportionate assets case by wooing its former allies ahead of the 2016 polls.

India's richest woman loses,88-year-old wins 11th time in Maharashtra

From defeat of the country's richest woman--Savitri Jindal--in Haryana to a 88-year-old legislator in Maharashtra scripting history winning for the 11th time, some interesting facts emerged today in the Assembly polls in the two states.

TN Oppn senses opportunity to shore up prospects post-Jaya conviction

With a vacuum created in Tamil Nadu's political scene following the conviction of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa in a graft case, opposition parties are smelling an opportunity to strengthen their ranks ahead of the 2016 Assembly polls.

DMK condemns violence by AIADMK workers

Launching a full-blown attack on ruling AIADMK, DMK on Wednesday alleged that Tamil Nadu was facing an "undeclared emergency-like situation" in the aftermath of Jayalalithaa's conviction in a graft case and sought Centre's intervention to put an end to the "atrocities" unleashed by AIADMK supporters.

Live telecast of RSS chief on DD: DMK finds it 'inappropriate'

Describing the RSS as a "controversial organisation based on religion", DMK on Sunday said the live telecast of its chief Mohan Bhagwat's address at Nagpur on Doordarshan was "inappropriate."

Jayalalithaa convicted; AIADMK workers stage protests

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party workers on Sunday staged a protest here against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi.

FIR against Karunanidhi, Stalin after clash between DMK, AIADMK workers

FIR was filed against DMK Chief M Karunanidhi and his son MK Stalin on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between the workers of two political parties took place.

From starlet to CM, Jayalalithaa's rollercoaster life

From a hesitant teen starlet to becoming the protege of AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran aka MGR and a three-time Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa Jayaraam has traversed a long path of highs and lows in her four-decade- long political career, the latest being her conviction in an 18-year-old graft case on Saturday.

Security beefed up at DMK office, leaders' residences

Security has been increased at the DMK headquarters and residences of its senior leaders here as a Special Court in Bangalore is set to deliver verdict in the 18-year-old wealth case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Saturday.

Shunt Rajapaksa out of UN meet: VCK to Centre

India, with international support, should prevent Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa from taking part in the UN meet, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi chief Thol Thirumavalavan said here on Tuesday.

Madras HC dispenses with the personal appearance of Karunanidhi

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dispensed with the personal appearance of DMK President and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi before the Justice (Retd) R Regupathi Commission, appointed by the government to probe irregularities in the construction of new secretariat complex at Omandurar Estate here.

Hoist black flags to oppose Rajapaksa's address to UNGA:Karuna

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.

DMK, AIADMK pay tributes to Anna on 106th birth anniversary

Veteran Dravidian leader and former chief minister CN Annadurai was remembered in the state on the occasion of his 106th birth anniversary.

Arrest of ISI spies have created panic among people: DMK Prez

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday said the arrest of ISI spies and their activities in Tamil Nadu has created panic among people and asked why no arrests have been made in connection with the May 1 twin bomb blasts in a train at the Central Railway Station in which a woman was killed.

DMK not a mere party, but a movement: Karunanidhi

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".

Stalin sees bid to create rift between him and his father

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Wednesday flayed attempts being made to drive a wedge between him, his father M Karunanidhi and cadres and called for an end to such efforts.

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.

Karuna objects move to celebrate Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav'

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.

DMK to boycott local body elections in Tamil Nadu

DMK president M Karunanidhi Friday announced that his party would boycott the September 19 local body elections in Tamil Nadu.

Alagiri granted anticipatory bail in land grabbing case

Madras High Court bench on Thursday granted anticipatory bail till September 3 to former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land of a local temple.