The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday witnessed enmasse eviction of DMK MLAs by marshals following an acrimonious exchange between arch rivals AIADMK and DMK over certain remarks made by MK Stalin against Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
Taking a swipe at the economic policy of the Narendra Modi government, DMK leader MK Stalin on Sunday said the country is moving away from a mixed to a capitalist economy with corporate honchos appearing set to get a "bonanza of sorts" and the poor a "pittance".
Ahead of the start of the Assembly session on December 4, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday said DMK legislators would invite 'appropriate action' if they infringed the rights of other members and besmirched the dignity of the House.
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.
Rebuking DMK leader MK Stalin for demanding assembly session to discuss the issue of five Indian fishermen facing death row in Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday listed out his government's initiatives in this regard, saying the former's efforts to "fish in troubled waters" will not fructify.
Days after his meeting with DMK Treasurer MK Stalin triggered speculation about possible political realignment in Tamil Nadu ahead of 2016 Assembly polls, MDMK chief Vaiko on Sunday sought to downplay the development, saying too much was read into it.
Expressing his dismay over parties patching up for political convenience, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Anjan on Thursday claimed that the meeting between DMK leader MK Stalin and MDMK founder Vaiko was simply an exercise to win over sentimental people.
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.
Chennai: The DMK Sunday said its treasurer M.K. Stalin did not greet the people on the Vinayaka (Ganesh) Chaturthi day via his social media accounts but it was done by some enthusiastic people who maintain the site.
DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday filed a criminal defamation case against DMK treasurer and party`s floor leader in the state Assembly, MK Stalin, for allegedly raising slogans against her and Speaker outside the Assembly.
DMK members in Tamil Nadu Assembly were on Tuesday evicted en masse for the fourth time in the ongoing Budget session, thus attracting a House rule that barred them from attending the rest of the session, slated to end on August 12.
Demanding an independent probe in 11-storey building collapse that killed more than 60 people in Chennai a few weeks back, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) held protest and met Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah Konijeti Rosaiah on Saturday.
Three reporters were injured when DMK cadres assaulted media persons gathered outside party leader MK Stalin`s house Sunday to collect news about his resignation from party posts, journalists organisations said. DMK expressed regret over the incident.
MK Stalin, DMK treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son, Sunday offered to quit following the party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, but rescinded his decision following pressure from the rank and file.
The verbal sparring between DMK and arch-rival AIADMK over May 1 twin blasts continued unabated with M K Stalin saying it was `painful` to note that the Chief Minister was in Kodanad taking rest instead of visiting the blast site.