Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam: Political party in India
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is an Indian political party based in the state of Tamil Nadu, where it is currently the ruling party, and the union territory of Puducherry, where it is currently the main opposition.

PM Modi Targets DMK with Jayalalithaa Reference Amid BJP's Solo Fight in Tamil Nadu | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi Targets DMK with Jayalalithaa Reference Amid BJP's Solo Fight in Tamil Nadu | Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a swipe at the DMK by invoking the memory of J Jayalalithaa, as the BJP faces the challenge of making inroads in Tamil Nadu's political landscape dominated by..

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Katchatheevu Island: DMK Fires Back at EAM Jaishankar: Saravanan Annadurai's Rebuttal |Oneindia News [Video]

Katchatheevu Island: DMK Fires Back at EAM Jaishankar: Saravanan Annadurai's Rebuttal |Oneindia News

Watch DMK spokesperson Saravanan Annadurai react to External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar's allegations of DMK's lack of responsibility on the Katchatheevu issue. With tensions escalating,..

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S. Jaishankar Explains Katchatheevu Row, Slams Congress, DMK for not Paying Attention |Oneindia News [Video]

S. Jaishankar Explains Katchatheevu Row, Slams Congress, DMK for not Paying Attention |Oneindia News

Dive into the escalating Katchatheevu row as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar sheds light on Nehru's stance regarding the controversial island. With Prime Minister Modi's recent criticism of the..

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BJP’s K Annamalai Urges NCB to Investigate Drug Bust and Link with DMK| Oneindia News [Video]

BJP’s K Annamalai Urges NCB to Investigate Drug Bust and Link with DMK| Oneindia News

Tamil Nadu BJP president K Annamalai comments on the NCB's bust of an international drug trafficking network, emphasizing Jaffer Sadiq's connections beyond politics, particularly in the film and hotel..

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Jaffer Sadiq: NCB Arrests Tamil Nadu-Based Drug Kingpin with Links to Ruling DMK| Oneindia News [Video]

Jaffer Sadiq: NCB Arrests Tamil Nadu-Based Drug Kingpin with Links to Ruling DMK| Oneindia News

Jaffer Sadiq, allegedly the linchpin of a ₹2,000-crore drug ring, was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in Delhi. His syndicate trafficked 3,500kg of pseudoephedrine disguised as food cargo to..

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Congress To Fight on 9 Seats in Tamil Nadu as DMK Eyes To Recreate 2019 Success| Oneindia News [Video]

Congress To Fight on 9 Seats in Tamil Nadu as DMK Eyes To Recreate 2019 Success| Oneindia News

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin's DMK and ally Congress finalized a seat-sharing agreement, mirroring their successful 2019 formula. Congress secured nine seats in Tamil Nadu and one in Puducherry...

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Congress-DMK Seal Alliance in Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan's Guest Appearance | Oneindia News [Video]

Congress-DMK Seal Alliance in Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan's Guest Appearance | Oneindia News

Catch the latest update as the DMK finalizes a strategic accord with the Congress in Tamil Nadu, building on their successful partnership in previous elections. With Kamal Haasan's MNM making a guest..

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Kamal Haasan To Contest Lok Sabha Election| From Movies to Politics, Know His Journey| Oneindia [Video]

Kamal Haasan To Contest Lok Sabha Election| From Movies to Politics, Know His Journey| Oneindia

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, representing Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), joins the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, potentially contesting from Coimbatore or Chennai. MNM's alliance with DMK and Congress..

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Tamil Nadu's ISRO Advertisement blunder, BJP says 'shows DMK's commitment to China' | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu's ISRO Advertisement blunder, BJP says 'shows DMK's commitment to China' | Oneindia News

An advertisement released by Tamil Nadu's DMK government has run into controversy allegedly over the Chinese flag. Tamil Nadu BJP president K Annamalai has shared a photo of a newspaper ad, allegedly..

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Tamil Nadu: DMK Govt. Passes Resolution Criticising One Nation One Election| Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu: DMK Govt. Passes Resolution Criticising One Nation One Election| Oneindia News

The Tamil Nadu Assembly, led by the DMK government, opposes the One Nation One Election proposal, branding it impractical and contrary to democratic principles. Chief Minister MK Stalin argues against..

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PM Modi: Ceding island part of Congress's 'historic failures'

PM Modi kept up the attack on Congress & DMK as he linked the Indira govt's decision to cede Katchatheevu island to SL in 1974 to Congress's "historic failures" in protecting the country's territorial..
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DMK agreed to island handover, but made a show of protest: PM Modi

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