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Tamil Nadu wishes to see Rahul Gandhi as PM: DMK chief Stalin

Stalin's proposal of Rahul Gandhi as the PM candidate, however, caught many in the Opposition by surprise last December. Sources said that other parties, such as the SP, BSP, TMC and NCP, harbour reservations over declaring the candidature for the top spot so early on.

DMK moves Madras HC against 10% quota for EWS in general category

NGO Youth For Equality has also moved the Supreme Court, contending that the Bill was liable to be quashed as it was contrary to the principles laid down by the apex court in the matter of reservation.


Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj

Tamil Nadu speaker P Dhanapal disqualified 18 MLAs in September last year under the anti-defection law after they met the Governor and expressed their lack of confidence in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy.

Tamil Nadu: Left, Vaiko on board, DMK looks set for strong alliance

According to sources in the DMK, VCK, CPI and CPI(M) may be demanding two seats each but the DMK leadership is unlikely to share more than one seat each with them.

Why ex-AIADMK minister who tonsured his head and carried fire-pots for Jayalalithaa joined DMK?

It remains unclear on who made that first move. However, top sources in DMK leadership and strategists working close to Dhinakaran sounded the same - Balaji’s decision to join DMK was beneficial for both.

DMK MP TKS Elangovan relieved as party spokesperson

Party sources indicated that it was part of a "streamlining exercise" to liaison with the media.


Former Tamil Nadu minister Parithi Ilamvazhuthi passes away at 58

Late Karunanidhi often referred to Parithi Ilamvazhuthi as ‘Indrajit’ or ‘Veera Abhimanyu’ for his work as the then opposition MLA.

Ahead of 2019 polls, MHA vets security clearance proposal for DMK's Kalaignar TV

According to officials, the fresh security clearance is for 10 years that will be vetted on the revised 2015 National Security policy of MHA.

Video: Former DMK Corporator thrashes woman at beauty salon in Tamil Nadu

In the 37 seconds video posted by ANI, the DMK Corporator is seen kicking a woman at a beauty salon, while three other women are attempting to hold back the DMK member.

DMK to support Congress-sponsored Bharat Bandh against fuel price hike

The DMK chief M K Stalin urged all sections of people, including government employees, teachers, traders and state transport corporation workers, to voluntarily support the bandh to "teach the BJP government a fitting lesson".

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Karunanidhi passes away: Rare and unseen photos from his political journey

The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was admitted to the hospital following a dip in his blood pressure last month. On July 31, the hospital had said Karunanidhi would require an extended period of hospitalisation due to “decline” in his general health, although his vital parameters have normalised.

Stage set for 6th phase of polling

Stakes will be high for Congress and BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections.


Tamizh Talkies

From Jayalalithaa speakers blaring out Stalin’s ‘leonine gait’ to BJP bikers waving ‘Vaiko’ flags, EP UNNY captures a slice of Tamil Nadu’s political terrain.

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DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

Kalaignar Karunanidhi passes away at 94

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passes away at 94


Muthuvel Karunanidhi: Looking back at his life in active politics for over seven decades

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man fondly called Kalaignar - the artist, breathes his last. A look back at his illustrious life and all that he achieved in over seven decades of being an active politician.