Though its immediate post-Jayalalithaa objective is to prop up the AIADMK government, BJP sees a chance to spread wings in Tamil Nadu after the passing of Amma and the decline of DMK patriarch M.. IndiaTimes
Surjit Singh Barnala, who almost became Prime Minister in the mid-90s but for his party ditching him, was a moderate Akali politician and played a role in the Rajiv-Longowal Accord that catapulted.. DNA
MK Stalin has taken over from father M Karunanidhi as the new president of the DMK. Initial reports show MK Stalin has been declared as ‘working president’ of the DMK. DMK MP Tiruchi Siva.. Source: nnis News English -
Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi today met DMK chief M Karunanidhi who is being treated for ill health in hospital. Speaking to the media the Gandhi scion said that the nonagenarian is recovering.. Source: nnis News English -
Chennai, Dec 16 (ANI): DMK cheif M. Karunanidhi was re-admitted to the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai late last night following complaints of difficulty in breathing due to throat and lung infection... Source: News unlimited -
Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala, who took over reins of the state in the difficult period when militancy was at its peak in the mid-80s, died in Chandigarh on Saturday at the age of.. DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald
This Pongal may not be so sweet for several DMK members. They are likely to miss party chief M Karunanidhi’s greetings and fresh Rs 10 notes which he used to give them when they called on him at his.. IndiaTimes
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday declared former Chief Minister and AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran's birth centenary on January 17 as a public holiday for the State.
The holiday is applicable to.. DNA
*The DMK on Wednesday sorted out its succession plan by appointing treasurer M K Stalin as its working president.
The change of guard has been brought by the advancing age and ill-health of its.. Deccan Herald Also reported by •IndiaTimes
*New Delhi:* The Election Commission of India on Wednesday set the campaign expenses limit per candidate at between Rs 20 lakh and Rs 28 lakh in the five states where assembly polls will be held laster.. Mid-Day
DMK on Wednesday appointed party Treasurer MK Stalin as its Working President, marking his elevation to the top post at a time when party patriarch Karunanidhi is recuperating after illness.
Stalin has been looking after party affairs in the wake of his father M Karunanidhi's ill health. Karunanidhi, 92, was admitted to hospital on December 15 due to breathing difficulty as well as throat.. India Today
* Heralding a generational change in party leadership, DMK supremo M Karunanidhis son M K Stalin was today appointed the partys working president that vested him with all powers.*
The elevation of.. Deccan Herald
After the change of guard in the AIADMK forced by Jayalalithaa's demise last month, arch rival DMK is rebooting as well. Tamil Nadu will see a sunrise and a son-rise on Wednesday, when MK Stalin will.. Firstpost
* DMK today appointed party Treasurer M K Stalin as its Working President, marking his elevation to the top post at a time when party patriarch Karunanidhi is recuperating after illness.
Necessary.. Deccan Herald
*The year 2016 marked a watershed in the history of Dravidian politics of Tamil Nadu with the sudden death of chief minister and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa, leaving ailing DMK president M.. Deccan Herald
*The ongoing family feud in the Samajwadi Party shows what happens when there are many claimants to the throne within the family.*
In 1994, N T Rama Rao managed to form a Telugu Desam Party(TDP).. Deccan Herald
*A day after a Madras High Court judge expressed doubts over the circumstances leading to the demise of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, DMK today sought a comprehensive probe by a.. Deccan Herald
DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan said that the General Council, originally slated on 20 December under its President M Karunanidhi, will now be held next month.
The post Tamil Dadu: DMK general.. Firstpost