Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday March 20, 2014
In Tamil Nadu, flanked by the leaders of five regional parties, the BJP president Rajnath Singh publicly announced the party's large alliance. The BJP, which won none of the state's 39 parliamentary seats in the last national election, is carpooling ...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 18, 2014
DMK President M Karunanidhi will launch his 12-day election campaign for Lok Sabha elections from Coimbatore on April 5, the party announced today.
Election 2014 | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava | Friday March 14, 2014
During his trip to Delhi earlier this week, MK Alagiri, who has been suspended from the DMK by his father, reportedly met BJP president Rajnath Singh and offered his support to the BJP for the national election.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 11, 2014
Asserting that DMK had the capability to face the polls with its existing local allies, party president M Karunanidhi today said there was no setback for his Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) in the absence of a national party in the combine.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 7, 2014
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the party would welcome the two communist parties to its fold.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
Election Commission yesterday took a tough stand against DMK president M Karunanidhi's petition in the Madras High Court to quash an election complaint against him, saying the former chief minister has to prove his innocence during the trial.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold talks with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar today.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
DMK today hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the Centre's "indifferent" approach toward Sri Lankan Tamils issue and came down on his reported plans to meet the island nation's President Mahinda Rajapaksa for bilateral talks at the upcoming ...
South | Zoya Anna Thomas (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday February 19, 2014
DMK chief M Karunanidhi has welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's decision to release Rajiv Gandhi's killers.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 18, 2014
With the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuting the death sentence awarded to three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, political parties DMK, MDMK and CPI along with the convicts' relatives demanded their release from prison.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
Reflecting its president M Karunanidhi's long-stated position, the DMK today pitched for abolition of death sentence, emphasising that capital punishment would "neither eradicate nor reduce" crimes.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
Scotching speculations about a possible pre-poll pact between his party, Congress and DMDK for the Lok Sabha elections, DMK president M Karunanidhi today said there were "no indications" for the formation of such a combine.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 6, 2014
Welcoming Congress President Sonia Gandhi's assertion that caste-based quota will continue, DMK today reiterated its demand for the removal of creamy layer concept from reservation.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 31, 2014
National Conference chief and Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday met DMK president M Karunanidhi in Chennai but said they did not discuss politics.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2014
DMK President M Karunanidhi today welcomed the Supreme Court judgement commuting death penalty of 15 convicts, and said he would rejoice if a similar ruling was made for the three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case also.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 10, 2014
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said he did not discuss an electoral alliance with DMK president M Karunanidhi in their meeting in Chennai on Thursday.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
Tamil Nadu Goveror K Rosaiah, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and DMK President M Karunanidhi greeted people on the occasion of Christmas.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 15, 2013
Refuting criticism that his party had done little for the Sri Lankan Tamils cause, DMK president M Karunanidhi today said it had struggled for the ethnic minority since the early days
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
After stepping up attacks on the Union government over India's participation in the CHOGM meet in Sri Lanka last month, chorus is mounting in Tamil Nadu among opposition parties over the country's offer to train Sri Lankan Naval personnel.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Minister B Valarmathi and 55 AIADMK workers, including an MLA, have been booked for allegedly damaging property and assaulting a DMK activist while campaigning for the December 4 Yercaud by-election, police said today.