MK Stalin has chosen as DMK’s first working president
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MK Stalin has chosen as DMK’s first working president

Last month, the DMK had announced that its General Council meeting — deferred in view of M Karunanidhi’s hospitalisation — would be held on 4 January. And the stage is seemingly set for DMK treasurer MK Stalin to take over the party’s reins, albeit in a non-permanent capacity. Stalin, who is also …

DMK general council to meet on 4 January to elevate Stalin as working president
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DMK general council to meet on 4 January to elevate Stalin as working president

DMK on Monday announced that its General Council meeting, which was deferred in view of M Karunanidhi’s hospitalisation, would be held on 4 January, 2017 at the party headquarters Anna Arivalayam. DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan said that the General Council, originally slated on 20 December under its …

Karunanidhi hospitalised again for throat and lung infection, doctors say condition stable
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Karunanidhi hospitalised again for throat and lung infection, doctors say condition stable

DMK President M Karunanidhi, 92. was admitted to Kauvery Hospital again on Thursday night for treatment of cold, throat and lung infection, party sources said.  In a statement issued in Chennai, the hospital said Karunanidhi was readmitted with breathing difficulty due to throat and lung infection. “The …

Jayalalithaa’s name and fame will remain forever: DMK leader Karunanidhi
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Jayalalithaa’s name and fame will remain forever: DMK leader Karunanidhi

While they were poles apart politically, Arch rival of Jayalalithaa, DMK Chief Karunanidhi says ,“Even though she died at a relatively young age, “Jayalalithaa’s name and fame will remain forever”. In his condolence message, Mr. Karunanidhi, who is in the intensive care unit of the Kauvery …

Pranab, Karunanidhi and other leaders wish Jayalalithaa a speedy recovery
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Pranab, Karunanidhi and other leaders wish Jayalalithaa a speedy recovery

President Pranab Mukherjee, Union Ministers, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi, leader of the opposition in Tamil Nadu assembly and DMK treasurer M K Stalin, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and various Chief Ministers tonight expressed concern over speedy recovery of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa who suffered a cardiac arrest on …

Jayalalithaa thanks voters for AIADMK’s big win in by-polls in all 3 seats in TN
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Jayalalithaa thanks voters for AIADMK’s big win in by-polls in all 3 seats in TN

The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam (AIADMK) on Tuesday won all the three assembly by-elections in Tamil Nadu were held on Saturday, with Chief Minister and party leader J Jayalalithaa profusely thanking the voters. The chief minister has thanked voters as ecstatic AIADMK workers celebrated the …

Jayalalithaa to return home soon from hospital, assures AIADMK
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Jayalalithaa to return home soon from hospital, assures AIADMK

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Jayalalithaa has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, and is currently in a special personal room  where she has been undergoing treatment for the last 59 days. The AIADMK supporters …