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Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled.

Jan 07, 2019, 10:38 AM IST

Yearender 2018: Newsmakers the world bid farewell to

Here's a look at 10 newsmakers whose death created a void in their respective professional worlds.

Dec 31, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Stalin proposes Rahul Gandhi's name as next PM, says he has ability to defeat Modi govt

Apart from Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu were also present at the event.

Dec 16, 2018, 21:32 PM IST

Show of strength by MK Alagiri at Karunanidhi's memorial, holds rally to 'guard' DMK

Alagiri had announced that he would be holding a 'peace rally' to mourn the death of his father.

Sep 05, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

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

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

After revolt now a U-turn: Alagiri says ready to accept Stalin as leader, join DMK

Soon after late DMK chief Karunanidhi's death, Alagiri had kicked up a storm by saying that the DMK cadres were with him. 

Aug 30, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

Alagiri warns Stalin of 'consequences' if he is not included in DMK

Alagiri has launched a revolt against his brother at a time when Stalin is set to be elected as the party president. 

Aug 27, 2018, 15:18 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aug 13, 2018, 21:16 PM IST