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.
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 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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
Former Union minister and DMK MP, A Raja, on Tuesday said he, after consultations with the party chief M Karunanidhi, would chalk out plans for a series of agitation on issues concerning Nilgiris District, including Hindustan Photo Film (HPF) and price of tea leaves.
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.
In a strong reaction to Justice Markandey Katju who had demanded disclosure of his assets, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Thursday said his "asset account is an open book" and demanded that the former Supreme Court Judge disclose his assets.
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Sunday stoutly defended the party`s decision to drop disciplinary action against its 32 leaders, asserting they were spared after accepting their explanation, and said the move would disappoint the party`s detractors.
The December 2004 tsunami sparked a debate in the Tamil Nadu Assembly with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa asserting she had extended aid and succour to the affected, while DMK chief Karunanidhi had not even visited his constituency.
Refusal of entry to a dhoti-clad Judge of the Madras High Court at a club here has stoked a controversy, with political parties including DMK condemning the incident, as CPI(M) vowed to take up the issue in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, which is in session on Monday.
Seeking to enthuse party workers in the backdrop of electoral setbacks, DMK chief M Karunanidhi said victory or defeat does not determine a party`s growth and stressed that the ruling AIADMK too had lost polls.
Assailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi for his remarks over Mullaperiyar issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday said the storage in the dam will soon be increased to 142 feet as per Supreme Court orders and accused him of issuing statements that are tantamount to "instigating" Kerala.
After suspending 33 leaders in a post-poll shake-up, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday hinted that he will not hesitate to crack the whip even against seniors if charges of indiscipline against them were proved true.