Palaniswami says Karunanidhi was only a legislator at the time of his death.
Election 2019 is the first in the state without the two Dravidian stalwarts and both the parties are slugging it out to continue their legacy.
On March 2, Stalin, in a statement, vehemently opposed the appointment of Nagaswamy as a member of the selection committee for awards of Central Institute of Classical Tamil for Tamil scholars.
The 1984 Lok Sabha elections took place in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination. The scenario too had changed since the last elections in 1980.
A common myth is that the AIADMK never faced electoral defeat during the life time of its founder MG Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR. This is not entirely true.
During the last five years from the last parliamentary elections, poll alliance scenario has seen several turns in Tamil Nadu’s political landscape.
Stalin begins his 'grama sabha' meetings, accuses Election Commission of India of acting at behest of Centre
The bye-poll to the Tiruvarur constituency, vacant since the death of Stalin's father M Karunanidhi, the late DMK chief, on August 7, 2018, was rescinded on Monday.
DMK, which is fighting to retain a seat held by its late party patriarch M Karunanidhi, has chosen its Tiruvarur district secretary ‘Poondi’ Kalaivanan as the candidate.
CM Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam heaped praises on Karunanidhi, recalling their association with him and highlighting his achievements and contributions to the welfare of TN.
Deputy leader of opposition, Durai Murugan, in an emotional tone, recalled the leader's achievements over his 56 years as member of the Assembly and as chief minister of the State for 30 years.
The Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday.
The bypoll announcement for Tiruvarur has come just minutes after Centre announced that a high-level committee approved Rs 1,143 crores of relief funds for Gaja affected areas.
M Karunanidhi was the ruling deity of Dravidian politics who fathered the DMK and was worshipped by millions.
M K Stalin, Sonia Gandhi, Chandrababu Naidu, Pinarayi Vijayan, Mamata Banerjee and Rajinikanth are some of the leaders who are expected to be present for the event.
At the audio launch of his new film, Sarkar, Tamil superstar Vijay was asked if he was planning to play Chief Minister in real life.