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Centre trying to destabilise judiciary, influence selection of governors: MK Stalin in maiden speech as DMK boss

Centre trying to destabilise judiciary, influence selection of governors: MK Stalin in maiden speech as DMK boss

Stalin's final 'coronation' was formally announced at the party headquarters in Chennai during the DMK's General Council meeting.

Aug 28, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
DMK adopts resolution demanding 'Bharat Ratna' for Karunanidhi, elects MK Stalin as president

DMK adopts resolution demanding 'Bharat Ratna' for Karunanidhi, elects MK Stalin as president

The development comes at the party's General Council meeting which was held at DMK's headquarters in Chennai.

Aug 28, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
MK Stalin elected DMK president amid threats from brother Alagiri

MK Stalin elected DMK president amid threats from brother Alagiri

The election of Stalin as the DMK's second president was fairly a smooth affair as all the 65 district secretaries of the party proposed his name for the top post and his is the only nomination.

Aug 28, 2018, 10:45 AM IST
Stalin vs Alagiri: DMK cadres set to elect party's next chief on Tuesday

Stalin vs Alagiri: DMK cadres set to elect party's next chief on Tuesday

He will be the second President of the party, a post which was held by his father Karunanidhi for 49 long years.

Aug 28, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
MK Stalin files nomination for post of DMK president

MK Stalin files nomination for post of DMK president

Stalin has been serving DMK as its working president since January 2017 after Karunanidhi's health did not permit him to preside over the affairs of the party.

Aug 26, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
SC orders Tamil Nadu to maintain water level in Mullaperiyar Dam after Kerala blames it for floods

SC orders Tamil Nadu to maintain water level in Mullaperiyar Dam after Kerala blames it for floods

The development comes a day after Kerala government held Tamil Nadu responsible for the Kerala flood.

Aug 24, 2018, 12:52 PM IST
Renewed demand of Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa by AIADMK, asks for Anna, Periyar too

Renewed demand of Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa by AIADMK, asks for Anna, Periyar too

"It is Amma (Jayalalithaa) who gave 69 per cent reservation to the downtrodden people. She was a champion for social justice. Therefore, Bharat Ratna for Amma is our desire," said Panneerselvam.

Aug 23, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
Part of Coleroon regulator dam washed away due to heavy flow of water in Tamil Nadu

Part of Coleroon regulator dam washed away due to heavy flow of water in Tamil Nadu

Eight of the 45 shutters of the dam were washed away after the collapse of a section of a 92-year old road bridge across Coleroon.

Aug 23, 2018, 19:44 PM IST
Alagiri claims DMK led by Stalin unwilling to take him back, to decide plan of action after rally next month

Alagiri claims DMK led by Stalin unwilling to take him back, to decide plan of action after rally next month

Alagiri had recently questioned the leadership of DMK working President MK Stalin.

Aug 23, 2018, 07:36 AM IST
Nine-year-old Tamil Nadu girl gives away savings to Kerala flood victims, gets a new cycle as return gift

Nine-year-old Tamil Nadu girl gives away savings to Kerala flood victims, gets a new cycle as return gift

Anupriya from Villupuram decided to give away about Rs 9000 of her savings, done over the last four years, after coming across TV visuals of the deluge in Kerala.

Aug 21, 2018, 14:20 PM IST
Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death summons AIIMS doctors for questioning

Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death summons AIIMS doctors for questioning

Summonses have already been served on them and they have accepted it, the sources said.

Aug 18, 2018, 14:34 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy backs Stalin to lead DMK, calls Alagiri a goon

Subramanian Swamy backs Stalin to lead DMK, calls Alagiri a goon

Karunanidhi had expelled Alagiri and his supporters from the party in 2014 for indulging in anti-party activities and making derogatory remarks. 

Aug 14, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Emotional Stalin says he has worked relentlessly for DMK a day after Alagiri threatens revolt

Emotional Stalin says he has worked relentlessly for DMK a day after Alagiri threatens revolt

Stalin asserted he has the support of the entire cadre, just a day after his elder brother MK Alagiri claimed otherwise.

Aug 14, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
Should Tamil Nadu CM not have attended Karunanidhi's funeral? Rajinikanth lashes out at govt

Should Tamil Nadu CM not have attended Karunanidhi's funeral? Rajinikanth lashes out at govt

Rajinikanth said he would have launched a protest if the government had appealed against a Madras High Court verdict for allotting land for Karunanidhi's memorial on Marina beach.

Aug 14, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
After Alagiri's 'rebellion' at Karuna's grave, DMK likely to discuss Stalin's elevation on Tuesday

After Alagiri's 'rebellion' at Karuna's grave, DMK likely to discuss Stalin's elevation on Tuesday

MK Stalin was elevated as DMK working president last January.

Aug 14, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
Rajnikanth questions Tamil Nadu CM's absence at Karunanidhi's burial

Rajnikanth questions Tamil Nadu CM's absence at Karunanidhi's burial

The actor said that many leaders, ranging from state Governor Banwarilal Purohit to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, were present during the burial of Karunanidhi at the Marina.

Aug 13, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
All guns blazing, Alagiri goes after brother MK Stalin

All guns blazing, Alagiri goes after brother MK Stalin

MK Stalin is now the working president of the DMK and looks set to assume its reins.

Aug 13, 2018, 21:16 PM IST
DMK split wide open, Alagiri challenges Stalin days after Karunanidhi's death

DMK split wide open, Alagiri challenges Stalin days after Karunanidhi's death

The timing of his statement bears significance as it comes just a day ahead of the executive committee meeting that is scheduled to take place on Tuesday.

Aug 13, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
TNPSC releases notification for Group-2 exam on www.tnpsc.gov.in, check how to apply

TNPSC releases notification for Group-2 exam on www.tnpsc.gov.in, check how to apply

Check out the full notification released on the official website.

Aug 11, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
Dravidian icon Karunanidhi buried beside mentor Annadurai at Marina beach in Chennai

Dravidian icon Karunanidhi buried beside mentor Annadurai at Marina beach in Chennai

Sea of tearful supporters and top political leaders from across the country were present at the burial site as the last rites of the five-time Tamil Nadu Chief Minister was being performed.

Aug 08, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

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