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May 15, 2014
An eventful day for BJP
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Election 2014 | Written by Devesh Kumar | Friday May 23, 2014
The fate of former union communications minister Dayanidhi Maran, accused in the case relating to the Aircel-Maxis deal, will now be decided by the Narendra Modi government.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
DMK president M Karunanidhi today said Narendra Modi's invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing-in was "not acceptable and unwelcome" by Tamils all over the world and urged the BJP leader to drop the initiative.
Election 2014 | Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday May 21, 2014
AIADMK's Youth Wing leader S R Vijaya Kumar is a giant killer. He defeated DMK's mighty leader Dayanidhi Maran on his home turf by 45,000 votes. It was a huge embarrassment for the former telecom minister who sought a third term from his party's bast...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 16, 2014
Though the supporters of MK Alagiri were in a jubilant mood with the DMK candidates heading for defeat in southern districts of Tamil Nadu, the expelled leader today declined to comment on the debacle of the party headed by his father M Karunanidhi.
Election 2014 | Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday April 21, 2014
For five years, TKS Elangovan has represented North Chennai in Parliament. This time, the veteran leader of the regional DMK has switched to South Chennai and is taking on a young doctor. Dr Jayavardhan, 26, is the youngest candidate in Tamil Nadu in...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Monday April 21, 2014
DMK leader M K Stalin on Sunday alleged that the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu had deteriorated after Jayalalithaa took over as Chief Minister and 10 incidents of bomb planting had been reported in and around Madurai.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
Senior CPI leader D Raja today wondered why the AIADMK and the DMK were not attacking the "communal policy" of BJP and instead only criticising Narendra Modi on the Gujarat model of development.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 13, 2014
Slamming the choice of DMK's candidate, a loyalist of his younger brother M K Stalin, in Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency, expelled party leader M K Alagiri today exhorted his supporters to ensure that he finished third in the April 24 polls.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 9, 2014
The multi-crore 2G scam seems to be a non-issue for the electorate in Nilgiri (SC) Lok Sabha constituency, where the scam tainted former Telecom Minister DMK's A Raja is bidding for a second term.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 5, 2014
DMK leader and former Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran today filed his nomination for Lok Sabha polls and declared assets worth Rs 10.94 crore which is two times more than the Rs 3.66 crore that he declared in the 2009 general electi...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 28, 2014
Expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri met Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram at the airport in Madurai today, but refused to clarify what they discussed.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 27, 2014
With a 10 per cent vote-share and a maverick leader striking instant chord with his unconventional ways, DMDK is threatening to play spoilsport to Dravidian arch rivals DMK and AIADMK, who have much stake in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Monday March 24, 2014
Amid speculation about him campaigning in favour of Narendra Modi after he endorsed the BJP's PM candidate, rebel DMK leader MK Alagiri is soon set to launch a statewide tour to hold consultations with loyalists across Tamil Nadu as he looks to galva...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
In a major political development in Tamil Nadu, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko today met suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri at his residence in Madurai and sought his support for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday March 20, 2014
In its drive to make more friends in Tamil Nadu for next month's national election, the BJP is reaching out to DMK leader M Karunanidhi's estranged older son MK Alagiri, who has come out in support of Narendra Modi.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 20, 2014
Cosying up to suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri, BJP today termed him as an "important person" and said the party would gain in the Lok Sabha polls if he extends his support to it.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri today said he had never worked against the party at any point of time and wondered why the high command had suspended him, hours after it warned its cadres against having any truck with him.
Election 2014 | Sam Daniel | Tuesday March 18, 2014
The meeting with his supporters in Madurai was meant to conclude with an announcement on MK Alagiri's plan to launch a new party. But in the end, the suspended DMK leader appeared to soften his stand.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Monday March 17, 2014
Maintaining that he has been "unfairly vilified" and suspended, DMK leader M K Alagiri today alleged "some forces" in the party were not allowing its chief and his father M Karunanidhi to discharge his functions.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 16, 2014
Amid speculations that he may float his own outfit, suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri on Saturday said he did not have any plan to quit the party even if he was forced out.