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Fight for Karunanidhi's legacy continues, MK Alagiri plans to erect bronze statue of ex-DMK chief

Fight for Karunanidhi's legacy continues, MK Alagiri plans to erect bronze statue of ex-DMK chief

Alagiri has sought permission from Madurai District Collector to erect a bronze statue of Karunanidhi in the Madurai city.

Sep 07, 2018, 21:21 PM IST
DMK to support Cong-sponsored Bharat Bandh against fuel price hike

DMK to support Cong-sponsored Bharat Bandh against fuel price hike

The Congress had Thursday called a Bharat Bandh to protest against the rising fuel prices.

Sep 07, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Consider Rajiv Gandhi's killer's mercy petition as per law: SC to TN Governor

Consider Rajiv Gandhi's killer's mercy petition as per law: SC to TN Governor

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu by a woman suicide bomber at an election rally. Fourteen others were also killed in the attack.

Sep 06, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 22-year old man falls victim to deadly 'Blue Whale' game

Tamil Nadu: 22-year old man falls victim to deadly 'Blue Whale' game

Deadly Blue Whale Challenge online game is suspected to be behind the latest case of suicide in Tamil Nadu.

Sep 05, 2018, 20:30 PM IST
Gutkha scam: Tamil Nadu minister, top cop, others raided by CBI; DMK demands suspension of accused

Gutkha scam: Tamil Nadu minister, top cop, others raided by CBI; DMK demands suspension of accused

Raids were conducted by multiple teams of the CBI at nearly 40 locations across Tamil Nadu in the morning.

Sep 05, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
Gutka scam: CBI raids residences of Tamil Nadu health minister, DGP

Gutka scam: CBI raids residences of Tamil Nadu health minister, DGP

The residences of Tamil Nadu Director General Police (DGP) TK Rajendran at Mogappair, ex-DGP S George near Maduravoyal, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and other police officers are also being

Sep 05, 2018, 11:37 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: Woman, who shouted 'fascist BJP government down down', granted bail

Tamil Nadu: Woman, who shouted 'fascist BJP government down down', granted bail

A 25-year-old woman, who was held for shouting 'fascist BJP government down down' in front of the party's Tamil Nadu chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, has been granted bail by Thoothukudi court on

Sep 04, 2018, 13:19 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 5 terrorists held for assassination plot against three Hindu leaders

Tamil Nadu: 5 terrorists held for assassination plot against three Hindu leaders

Five people, allegedly plotting to kill three Hindu leaders, were detained by law enforcement agencies. 

Sep 03, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Parts of Chennai to face 7-hour power cut on Monday, here's the list of areas

Electricity will not be available from 9 am to 4 pm due to maintenance work.

Sep 02, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Don't touch Stalin's feet, avoid bringing garlands: DMK to cadre

Don't touch Stalin's feet, avoid bringing garlands: DMK to cadre

Deprecating touching the feet of Stalin, the party said, "let us give up the servitude of touching the feet to grab attention and cooperate to foster a good political culture."

Sep 01, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
DMK held Karuna memorial event turns into anti-BJP meet

DMK held Karuna memorial event turns into anti-BJP meet

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah took potshots at the Centre and pressed for opposition unity to oust the BJP from power.

Aug 31, 2018, 06:55 AM IST
Ready to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Kamal Haasan

Ready to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Hassan said that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam will not contest the forthcoming by-election in Tamil Nadu.

Aug 30, 2018, 06:58 AM IST
Despite Alagiri's warning of 'serious consequences', MK Stalin elected DMK chief 'unopposed'

Despite Alagiri's warning of 'serious consequences', MK Stalin elected DMK chief 'unopposed'

Stalin, who submitted his nomination on August 26, became the second president of the party, a post which was held by his father Karunanidhi for 49 long years.

Aug 28, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
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

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