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Karunanidhi mum on FDI in retail


Keeping the Centre in suspense, DMK, a key ally of the UPA-led Congress coalition, on Tuesday said its stand on FDI in retail would be known when the Bill is brought before Parliament.

Yet another change in the Union Council of Ministers

There seems to be no end to re-allocation of portfolios even after Sunday's major cabinet reshuffle with S. Jagathrakshakan of DMK on Friday being given the portfolio of Minister of State for Commerce

DMK turns down PM's offer


Union minister of state in the PMO V. Narayanaswamy called on DMK president M. Karunanidhi at his CIT Colony residence on Thursday amid reports of a reshuffle in the Union Cabinet likely this Sun­day.

Karuna cautions UPA against 'hasty' reform announcments


Cautioning the Congress-led UPAgovernment against making any 'hasty' announcements in the name of reforms, key ally DMK today said decisions should be based on deep consultations and prospects.

"My o

DMK to hold human chain protest in Chennai Oct. 5


DMK leaders and cadres will form a human chain wearing black shirts on October 5 to ‘condemn’ the failure of the AIADMK government on all fronts.

Accusing the ruling AIADMK of making the state a “da

DMK not for Cabinet berths


UPA’s major ally the DMK with 18 MPs on Sunday made it clear that it will not nominate any party representatives to the Union Ministry to fill vacancies in case of a Cabinet reshuffle.

“If there are

DMK emergency session to discuss Cabinet seats


DMK general secretary K. Anbazhagan late Wednesday called for an ‘emergency session’ of party’s executive meeting at the DMK headquarters here on October 1 amid reports that party president M Karunan

Party high command has last word, MK tells Alagiri, Stalin men

In an effort to bring an end to the rivalry between his sons M. K. Stalin and M. K. Alagiri, DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday chaired a ‘conciliatory’ meeting of office-bearers of both factions

Probe ordered against MK’s daughter

The Madras high court on Monday directed the inspector of police, T. Nagar police station, to consider a complaint against S. Selvi, daughter of DMK president M. Karunanidhi and her son-in-law V.M. Jo

DMK lands in ‘divine’ trouble


DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi’s choice of a ‘divine’ reception committee at his Villupuram rally has not gone down well with Hindu leaders.

While the Tamil Nadu Hindu Maha Sabha has filed a complaint

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