Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Dilip Bobb | Thursday March 5, 2015
As Tamil Nadu begins the countdown to the 2016 assembly polls, the DMK's executive meet in Chennai today, its veteran leader M Karunanidhi will be the focus of all attention. This is the first meeting of its newly elected office bearers, most of them loyalists of Mr Karunanidhi's younger son MK Stalin.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Friday January 9, 2015
M Karunanidhi, age 92, has been elected by his party, the DMK, as its chief for a 12th term. His son, MK Stalin, will return as Treasurer, which keeps him at No 3 in the DMK's hierarchy.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday January 7, 2015
MK Karunanidhi, 92, is running for his 12th term as president of the DMK. In party elections scheduled for Friday, Mr Karunanidhi's younger son, MK Stalin, will also seek re-election as Treasurer, which makes him No 3 in the party's hierarchy.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday January 4, 2015
DMK treasurer and heir-apparent MK Stalin today denied reports that he is in the race for the position of party general secretary, a post currently held by veteran leader, 92-year-old K Anbazhagan.
South | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Thursday September 4, 2014
Days after being booked for grabbing temple land, former Union minister MK Alagiri has offered to return it. He said he did not know the land belonged to a temple.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday August 28, 2014
The Madurai police have filed a First Information Report or FIR against DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son, MK Alagiri on charges of land grabbing.
Elections News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Monday May 19, 2014
Cases of attempted murder have been registered against a group of DMK workers who, on Sunday, assaulted journalists in Chennai for reporting that MK Stalin had resigned.
Elections News | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Sunday May 18, 2014
After his party failed to win a single seat in Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin, who fronted the DMK campaign for the national election, offered to resign from party posts but was reportedly told his leadership is essential by his father, M Karunanidhi, who heads the party.
Elections News | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Sunday May 18, 2014
MK Stalin has taken back his offer to resign as the Treasurer of the DMK hours after offering to quit owning responsibility for his party's dismal performance in national election. Mr Stalin was the face of the DMK's campaign, and his party failed to get a single seat in Tamil Nadu.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday March 27, 2014
MK Alagiri, expelled from the DMK just days ago by his father, is stacking up a series of visits to other family members.
Elections News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Opinion polls have predicted that M Karunanidhi's DMK will not win in this year's general elections, half the seats it had won in 2009. His son MK Alagiri reckons that is a generous assessment.
Elections News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 25, 2014
Hours after he was expelled from the DMK, politician MK Alagiri has made it clear he will not go quietly.
Elections News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday March 25, 2014
If MK Alagiri's goal was to be a free agent ahead of the national election, he skipped past the finish line today. He was expelled from the DMK by his father and party chief M Karunanidhi.
Elections News | 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 galvanise them ahead of Lok Sabha polls.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 19, 2014
MK Alagiri has been declared a no-go zone by his party, the DMK, which is headed by his father, M Karunanidhi.
Elections News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Swati Gupta | Tuesday March 18, 2014
MK Alagiri's attempted detente with his father saw him indicating that he will not launch his own party in Tamil Nadu -not yet, anyway.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | 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.