DMK wants to contest in 30 LS seats; alliance partners in shock

Learning a lesson or two from past polls, in which the DMK ‘believes’ its decision to allot more constituencies to alliance partners cost it dearly, the party, now led by M K Stalin, is apparently in no mood to share more seats with its ‘friends’ in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

DMK files corruption case against S P Velumani

DMK today filed a case against State Municipal Minister S P Velumani on corruption charges. There were allegations that Velumani had handed over government contracts to his relatives. A complaint was lodged with DVAC officials on 10 September. Continue Reading

Stalin to be elevated as DMK chief on 28 Aug

DMK is all set to elect M K Stalin, its working president and younger son of late party patriarch M Karunanidhi, as party chief at its general council meet on 28 August here. Continue Reading

Marina for Karunanidhi: Stalin breaks down, cadres raise slogans

Hearing the news, Karunanidhi’s son M K Stalin folded his arms in thanks and then broke down. He was comforted by party leaders and his half-sister and MP Kanimozhi. Continue Reading

Marina for Karunanidhi: High Court rules in favour of DMK plea

Chennai: The ugly and unfortunate controversy over the final resting place of DMK leader Karunanidhi finally came to an end with the court ruling in favour of the party, bringing joy in a painful moment for the countless supporters of Karunanidhi, the last colossus of the Dravidian movement. Continue Reading