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Tamil Nadu elections: Can there ever be an alternative to DMK or AIADMK?

Livemint - ‎9 hours ago‎
Chennai: “When our parents (AIADMK and DMK) have failed, how do you expect us to trust a third person (DMDK and others)?” asked Nachiappan, a 56-year old trader from Chengalpattu district, 50km from Chennai, a week before Tamil Nadu went to the ...

Congress will have good floor coordination with DMK: CLP leader Ramasamy

The Hindu - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) would maintain healthy relationship with its senior partner, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in the Tamil Nadu Assembly and strive for good floor coordination, newly elected CLP leader K.R. Ramasamy has said.
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DMK Failed to Capitalise on Resentment: Historian Venkatachalapathy on Jayalalithaa's Return

The Wire - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Although exit polls predicted a victory for the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu, the verdict is in, and it favours All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader and incumbent Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. AIADMK ...
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Two of India's most powerful female politicians triumph in state elections

The National - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Perhaps the biggest surprise came in Tamil Nadu, where Ms Jayalalithaa's party, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), secured an outright majority in the state's 232-seat legislature. Exit polls following voting on Monday had been ...
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DMK demands CBI, ED probe into Rs 570 crore cash seizure

Business Standard - ‎6 hours ago‎
DMK (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a probe by CBI and the Enforcement Directorate into the seizure of Rs 570 crore in the runup to the May 16 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu as the party raised ...
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Karunanidhi to Stalin: DMK sees a generational shift

Livemint - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Chennai: On Tuesday, M.K. Stalin, treasurer of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and son of party patriarch M. Karunanidhi, was elected as leader of the DMK legislative party. Read more. The 15th Tamil Nadu legislative assembly that commences on ...
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In PMK's fall, collateral damage too

The Hindu - ‎May 20, 2016‎
While the impact of the December floods that affected northern districts, such as Tiruvallur, Cuddalore and Kancheepuram, helped the DMK take the lead in the northern region, where it won 34 against the AIADMK's 28 seats, political commentators feel ...

MDMK, a party on a roller coaster ride

The Hindu - ‎17 hours ago‎
Few political parties would have suffered the kind of electoral reverses, political setbacks and high-level desertions as Vaiko's Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK). In the 22 years of its existence, the party has been written off after ...
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Why the DMK lost

The Hindu - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Analysing why the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) lost must be a strange way to explore what is a truly historic victory for the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). According to poll pundits, power should alternate between the two ...

DMK sweeps suburbs

The Hindu - ‎May 19, 2016‎
After winning the four Assembly constituencies in the city's southern suburbs - Sholinganallur, Alandur, Pallavaram and Tambaram - comfortably in 2011, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) lost in all of them. The mood in the Dravida ...

DMK gains ground in Virudhunagar district

The Hindu - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam gained much ground in Virudhunagar district with the party winning four out of the seven Assembly constituencies in this election.

Water supply cut to villages that supported DMK, alleges MLA

The Hindu - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Drinking water supply to several village pancahyats in Thoppampatti union remained suspended for the past four days as the people in the areas cast their votes en masse to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, alleged Oddanchatram MLA R. Chakkarapani.
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Hundreds pay homage to late son of LTTE chief Prabhakaran in Chennai

The News Minute - ‎13 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people gathered in Chennai on Sunday to pay homage to Balachandran, the son of the founder of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), who died during the final phase of the Sri Lankan civil war in May 2009.
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Govt sanguine about GST passage minus Cong leg-up

Business Standard - ‎May 29, 2016‎
However, J Jayalalithaa-led All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) is strongly opposed to the Bill but the BJP is hopeful that the AIADMK might abstain from voting, bringing down the required two-thirds majority mark or the magic number ...

Two hacked in poll-related enmity

The Hindu - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The police said that there was a clash between cadres of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and DMK during electioneering in Jaihindpuram on May 4. Following pelting of stone at the Jaihindpuram police station, the police had booked eight DMK ...
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Political updates: AIB's Tanmay Bhat faces criticism for Sachin versus Lata video

Livemint - ‎13 hours ago‎
While Tamil Nadu chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa made news for seating arch rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) M.K. Stalin in one of the back rows, West Bengal chief minister Mamata ...
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Congress-DMK alliance wins Puducherry

Business Standard - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Together, the Congress-Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam alliance, which contested both Tamil Nadu and Puducherry assembly elections, has won 17 of 30 seats.

Two-day NE assembly speakers' meet from today

The Shillong Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker and senior All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader M. Thambidurai, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J.
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Assembly Election Results 2016: As it happened

Zee News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday crushed the Opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in Assembly elections.

Stock prices look justified for 1st time in 2 yrs: Ridham Desai - ‎14 hours ago‎
If you took the traditional non GST voters, the opposition camp; Congress + Left + probably All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), you still get only 82 out of 244 - that is my math - that is still less than 1/3rd or just about 1/3rd ...