A veterinary doctor and agriculturist, KP Ramalingam hails from Salem district and belongs to the Gounder community, which holds sway in the western region of Tamil Nadu
ED attaches properties worth over Rs 40 crore belonging to expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri’s son in illegal granite mining case
ED made a provisional attachment of 25 moveable and immoveable properties worth over Rs 40 crore belonging to the son of expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri
Alagiri rally: Thousands march to Karunanidhi's mausoleum in show of strength; DMK silent on re-induction
Dressed in black, to condole Karunanidhi's death, Alagiri joined the rally from near Triplicane Police station and came to the Marina beach on an open vehicle, accompanied by his elder daughter and thousands of supporters afoot.
MK Alagiri rally: Ex-DMK leader holds march, pays tribute to Karunanidhi in apparent show of strength; Stalin silent on his re-induction
MK Alagiri rally LIVE updates: Alagiri and his elder daughter paid floral tributes at the Karunanidhi memorial
Alagiri was expelled from the DMK in 2014 on charges of anti-party activities and he has been critical of DMK chief MK Stalin's leadership since then.
Dayalu Ammal, wife of late Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) patriarch M Karunanidhi, who died earlier this month, has been admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, sources said.
MK Stalin takes charge of DMK after 51 years in politics: Fighting a dynastic battle, the 65-year-old learnt it the hard way
MK Stalin on Tuesday was appointed as the president of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a seat that was left empty after the death of DMK patriarch and Stalin's father, M Karunanidhi who held the post for 49 years.
After 49 years of Karunanidhi, DMK cadre unanimously elect MK Stalin as party chief: Duraimurugan elected as treasurer
DMK working president MK Stalin, who is set to be elected as the party president, filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, the party headquarters, in Chennai in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Stalin's elder brother MK Alagiri has also filed his nomination for the post.
MK Alagiri is not the OPS of DMK; his political career graph is similar to that of ex-AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran
DMK president-in-waiting MK Stalin should be wary of what his brother Alagiri could do if he joins hands with former AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran.
MK Alagiri warns DMK of consequences if it doesn't reinstate him; expelled leader claims party needs to be saved
On Saturday, MK Alagiri claimed that the DMK would face a "threat" after his 5 September rally in Chennai, but a Tamil Nadu minister claimed it was only an attempt to be reinstated into the party.
MK Stalin is set to become the DMK part president unopposed after being the only candidate to file nomination for the post
DMK's working president MK Stalin has filed nomination for the post of the party's president and is contesting against his brother MK Alagiri
MK Alagiri to decide on political plans after 5 September rally in Chennai, says DMK doesn't seem to want him back
MK Alagiri, elder son of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, on Wednesday said he would chalk out his political action plan after holding a rally next month and following consultations with his supporters.
DMK succession war: Not Alagiri, party workers rally behind MK Stalin for new leader after executive committee meet
Duraimurugan, DMK's principal secretary and long time aide of M Karunanidhi, said MK Stalin had all the skills to lead the party
DMK party meet LIVE updates: MK Stalin says, "We need to be united, Karunanidhi's dream was to be in power"
DMK party meet LIVE updates: The DMK on Tuesday held a meeting of its executive committee to condole the death of party president M Karunanidhi.
As Stalin vs Alagiri war threatens to split DMK, top leaders hold emergency meet to decide on party's future
MK Alagiri's dramatic claim of having support of the 'real DMK loyalists' has raised speculation on whether the party will face the same situation as rival AIADMK
Succession war in DMK after Karunanidhi's death as Alagiri claims 'loyal' supporters are with him, not Stalin
Days after former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi's demise, a succession war has broken out in his family over DMK leadership as Alagiri has claimed that loyal supporters are with him.
Karunanidhi's demise clears decks for MK Stalin's ascension, but new DMK chief will find it hard to cash in on patriarch's legacy
With Karunanidhi's departure from the scene, a lot of chemistry could change in the months to come within the first family of the DMK
DMK president M Karunanidhi, who is being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection, was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai early on Saturday, the party said.
Kamal Haasan in Tamil Nadu: Madurai makeover gives actor best shot to shed filmy skin, turn politician and silence critics
Like his idol, actor Kamal Haasan will discard his skin — this one full of glitz and glamour — to get into a politician's attire in Madurai.