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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

Congress downplays DMK's remarks on petrol price

Congress on Wednesday downplayed DMK's strong remarks on the issue of the 'atrocious' petrol price hike, saying there is nothing that cannot be resolved through talks.

"We have always accorded

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

Face ‘false’ cases legally, Karuna tells partymen


With several of his partymen facing 'false cases', DMK chief M. Karunanidhi on Saturday asked his cadre from the legal cell to face those cases legally.

Addressing the DMK legal wing meeting here, h

Law will take its course, says Karunanidhi on Raja's bail plea

DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday said law would take its own course on the bail plea moved by former telecom minister A. Raja, an accused in the 2G spectrum scam.

"All will happen as per la

Karunanidhi wants PM to resolve NLC contract workers’ row

DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention to bring to an end to the 17-day-long strike by contract workers of Neyveli Lignite Corporation.

“The Centre

Teso seeks Eelam referendum


DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Monday revived the Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (Teso) with a couple of allies and got a resolution passed urging the Centre to get the United Nations to hold a

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