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Formed DMK minister Veerapandi Arumugam arrested

Former DMK minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam was arrested here on Monday in connecting with a land grabbing case, police said.

Arumugam, the party's strongman in Salem district, was arrested around

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi turns 89


DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, whose party is a key constituent of the ruling UPA coalition at the Centre, turned 89 on Sunday.

Keeping to his customary style, the DMK patriarch was up early and start

Banners put up for Karunanidhi b’day removed


Removal of banners put up by DMK cadres to mark the 89th birthday of its party president M. Karunanidhi on June 3 on Cathedral Road and Kamarajar Salai created tension on Friday.

Banners of Mr Karun

DMK threatens to pullout of UPA over petrol hike

Ruling UPA's key ally DMK on Wednesday issued a veiled threat of pulling out of the alliance on the issue of the 'atrocious' petrol price hike, saying the party had never hesitated to do so earlier re

DMK chief Karunanidhi says he never threatened to quit UPA

DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday threatened to pull out of the UPA government over the petrol price hike but later did a quick U-turn, said reports.

Shortly after he made the threat while lead

DMK will not rock the Govt: Karunanidhi


The DMK is in the coalition. But (being in) alliance is different. It is our duty to voice concern against policies that will affect the people - Karunanidhi

It has been a rather confusing day for re

Ex-DMK councillor set free by court

The Madras High Court on Thursday quashed a detention order issued by Chennai city police commissioner against former DMK councillor Dhanasekaran of KK Nagar.

Allowing a habeas corpus petition filed

DMK calls for state-wide protest against petrol price hike

Joining the chorus against the steepest ever hike in petrol price, key UPA partner DMK on Friday announced a state-wide agitation on May 30, demanding a substantial reduction in the increase.


DMK creates ruckus in Rajya Sabha

DMK members on Tuesday created pandemonium in the Rajya Sabha, with several of party members entering the well of the House, when a bill to repeal the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Act was introduced

DMK govt failed to follow PDS norms

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has revealed that the monthly distribution of foodgrain to cardholders in the state under the public distribution system (PDS) was less than the scale pres

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