M Karunanidhi

CM Edappadi K Palaniswami tears into Stalin’s claims over denial of burial spot for M Karunanidhi

Palaniswami says Karunanidhi was only a legislator at the time of his death.

published on : 12th May 2019

With showstoppers of Tamil Nadu politics gone, election campaigns become bland 

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.

published on : 27th March 2019

Archaeologist R Nagaswamy refutes Stalin’s charges

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.

published on : 8th March 2019

AIADMK- Congress combine ride on sympathy wave in 1984

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.

published on : 5th March 2019

‘10 per cent quota’ reason behind the only electoral defeat of MGR

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. 

published on : 4th March 2019

How alliance arithmetic changed in last three years in Tamil Nadu

During the last five years from the last parliamentary elections, poll alliance scenario has seen several turns in Tamil Nadu’s political landscape.

published on : 21st February 2019

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constituency, vacant since the death of Stalin's father M Karunanidhi, the late DMK chief, on August 7, 2018, was rescinded on Monday.

published on : 9th January 2019

DMK, AMMK name Tiruvarur bye-poll candidates 

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.

published on : 5th January 2019

For once Dravidian majors bury the hatchet, pay rich tributes to M Karunanidhi

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.

published on : 4th January 2019

Durai Murugan turns emotional as House pays tribute to Kalaignar

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.  

published on : 3rd January 2019

With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date

 The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday.

published on : 1st January 2019

DMK stalwart M Karunanidhi 's constituencyto go for bye-polls on January 28: ECI

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.

published on : 31st December 2018

Passing show

M Karunanidhi was the ruling deity of Dravidian politics who fathered the DMK and was worshipped by millions.

published on : 30th December 2018

DMK show of strength: Political heavyweights to descend on Chennai for Karunanidhi statue unveiling

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.

published on : 15th December 2018

Vijay's CM statement: Is Celebrity Politics Passé?

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.

published on : 14th October 2018
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