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'You Have All Skills': DMK Backs MK Stalin For Top Post Amid Succession War

Aug 14, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Duraimurugan, the party's principal secretary and long time aide of Karunanidhi, said Stalin had all the skills to lead the party.

In Fresh DMK Succession War, Expelled Azhagiri Claims 'Loyal' Karunanidhi Workers With Him

Aug 13, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

MK Stalin is now the working president of the DMK and looks set to assume its reins.


Chennai Corner

Narendra Modi may or may not be projected as the next PM by the BJP, but Jayalalitha is the unanimous choice of the AIADMK...

Chennai Corner

Nov 16, 2012 Pushpa Iyengar

Karunanidhi is back to his favourite pastime of blackmailing the Congress, now that his 18 MPs are once again crucial for the UPA...


Chennai Corner

Two year after being caught on a CD in a “compromising” position with an actress and several charges of rape, the past has caught up with Swami Nityananda

05 October, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Unlike the UPA government which has been talking about a reshuffle for weeks but is nowhere near doing it, CM Jayalalitha is like Cassius Clay— she moves like a butterfly and stings like a bee.


28 September, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

The tale of woes of DMK's central ministers continues. First there was S. Jagathrakshakan's involvement with coalgate, and now Azhagiri, is looking at the possible arrest of his son, Dayanidhi Azhagiri...


14 September, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

With Mulayam Singh Yadav making blatant moves to position himself as an alternative to the Congress and BJP in recent weeks, CM Jayalalitha is also sharpening her PR skills for the political road ahead


06 July, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

While Mayawati may have got relief in the disproportionate assets case, CM Jayalalitha and the other accused are using every ruse to delay their DA case being heard by a Special Court in Bangalore


29 June, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

The Stalin and Azhagiri rivalry was in full display in Madurai this week when two separate meetings had to be held for the “jail bharo” agitation


08 June, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Unlike her other two terms, the message Jayalalitha wants to send out this time is that she is a working CM, deserving of a national role


09 March, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

The Congress’ discomfiture at its abysmal performance in the UP/ Punjab/ Uttarakhand/Goa elections have led to smiles both within the DMK and the AIADMK...


03 March, 2012

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

“If a movie were to be made about today’s politics in Tamil Nadu, it might be called: ‘Star Wars III: Jayalalitha Strikes Back’.”


21 December, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

This was a year of highs and lows. Some of the newsmakers and events that dominated the year in Tamil Nadu


04 November, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Kani stays in bail. Azhagiri’s is caught in the swirl of allegations of land grab cases. Maran brothers were recently being raided by the CBI. And now comes a cheating case against Jyothimani, son-in-law of Karunanidhi's Bangalore-based daughter Selv


12 August, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

Amma is rapped on the knuckles and asked to implement Samacheer Kalvi, while the DMK's jail tourism continues


05 August, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

If Tihar jail has become infamous for its roll call of the who’s who from the DMK, the party's strongmen are not too far behind in Tamil Nadu where one land scam after another is surfacing with routine regularity


15 July, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

It was just a matter of time before the 2G scam inspired a film. First off the mark will have Lakshmi Ramakrishnan playing Kanimozhi and Singamuthu playing Azhagiri...


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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