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Sibling rivalry puts DMK in a fix

DMK president M. Karunanidhi takes pride boasting every now and then that his is a party of disciplined cadres.

But of late, his lieutenants in the party are openly battling each other, in almost ev

Keep Nehru's promise not to impose Hindi: Karunanidhi to Centre


Days after demanding the removal of a controversial cartoon on anti-Hindi stir, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday charged some officials and 'fanatics' with trying to impose Hindi on non-Hindi speak

M Karunanidhi speaks up on power crisis

Denying chief minister Jayalalithaa’s charge that the previous DMK regime was responsible for the prevailing power shortage in the state, DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Sunday said that his governmen

Kanimozhi poem stirs few DMK hearts


In all that high-decibel welcome that the DMK gave for the 2G accused A. Raja coming home on his maiden trip since the Tihar incarceration, the party and the people seemed to have missed out on a love

Raja my younger brother: M Karunanidhi


The lovely garland and the hug from ‘elder brother’ Kalaignar when he walked into the Anna Arivalayam after a gap of over 15 months that he spent in Tihar jail might have warmed the heart a bit but fo

Cartoon on anti-Hindi agitation raises storm in TN


Just as the Ambedkar cartoon row was fading, a toon on the anti-Hindi agitation in Tamil Nadu in the 60s in a NCERT class XII text book has kicked up another controversy in the state with key UPA ally

Presidential poll: DMK leaders meet PM


DMK leaders T.R. Baalu and M.K. Stalin on Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and are believed to have discussed the issue of selection of a candidate for the presidential election.


Prez poll: DMK leaders meet PM, Sonia


Amid consultations on deciding the UPA candidate for Presidential election, DMK leaders T.R. Baalu and M.K. Stalin on Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi here.

I will contest for party prez post next year if alive: Karuna

Caught in the midst of sibling rivalry involving his two sons to gain control of the party, octogenarian DMK chief M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday said he would contest for the top party post next year "i

DMK celebrates Karunanidhi’s 89th b’day

DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Sunday announced that a conference would be held in Villupuram to pave way for a separate Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka.

Addressing a public meeting on the occasion of his

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