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and party chief M Karunanidhi`s son, Sunday offered to quit following the party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, but rescinded his decision following pressure from the rank and file.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.
Amidst reports that his supporters would back NDA candidates in the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, expelled DMK leader and former Union minister MK Alagiri on Friday asserted DMK would end up in the third place.
Slamming the choice of DMK`s candidate, a loyalist of his younger brother MK Stalin, in Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency, expelled party leader MK Alagiri on Saturday exhorted his supporters to ensure that he finished third in the April 24 polls.
In what appears to be a patch up bid after going hammer and tongs against his younger brother, expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri on Wednesday claimed differences with MK Stalin were based on policy and principles and nobody can `create a rift in our family relationship.`
With about 15 days left for polling in Tamil Nadu, arch rivals DMK and AIADMK are trading barbs of `betrayal` against each other on crucial issues like power and water, further intensifying the already high decibel campaigning.
Putting to rest speculations, suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri on Monday ruled out floating his own outift but vowed to save his father and party chief M Karunanidhi from the "grip of betrayers", a veiled attack on his younger brother MK Stalin.