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The HinduAlagiri threatens to resignBusiness Standard... protest against supporting Raja in the 2G spectrum scam and has given resignation to the party chief here. Alagiri is organising secretary of the DMK. ...Alagiri ups ante, says will resignDeccan ChronicleDMK chief deputes Baalu to stake claim at raja's berthEconomic TimesAlagiri quits Cabinet, wants Raja sacked from DMK posts: SourcesNDTV.comSamachar Today -Frontier India - News, Analysis, Opinion -Indian Expressall 69 news articles »
Govt defers decision on freeing urea pricesBusiness StandardIn a day of high political drama, when Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers MK Alagiri offered to resign in the backdrop of the 2G spectrum allocation ...and more »
Whether MKAlagiri will succeed in distancing Kanimozhi and tainted Raja from party affairs. Last few days back in the alliance with the Congress that bothered Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi earlier, now it is rebellion from a family member that is threatening to cause him embarrassment. Sources say Union minister and Karunanidhi's older son MK Alagiri is threatening to step down as Union minister for chemicals and fertilizers and quit from the party post of south organising secretary, expressing unhappiness over "several issues, both personal and those relating to party affairs". A day after the renewed friendship between the Congress and the DMK, marked by a quote by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the alliance remained strong, talk of Alagiri putting pressure on his father with two resignation letters dominated a DMK high-level meeting and threatened to sour the upbeat mood. Sources close to the family said MKAlagiri met Karunanidhi on January 1 to greet him on the New Year and hand over his resignation letters "to convey his displeasure over several matters". The DMK grapevine has it that Alagiri laid down certain demands, threatening to resign if the party leadership failed to fulfill them. MK Alagiri has laid down certain demands, threatening to resign as Union minister for chemicals and fertilisers if the leadership failed to fulfil them. The issues included distancing of his sister and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi and spectrum scam 'tainted' former Union ...
India This Evening: Jagan Reddy names new party 'YSR Party'Wall Street Journal (blog)... wants Raja sacked from DMK posts: Sources: Party chief M Karunanidhi's son, MK Alagiri has reportedly submitted his resignation from the Cabinet. ...and more »
Union Chemicals Minister MK Alagiri has threatened to resign as cabinet minister and from his post as the organising secretary of DMK to protest DMK's handling of the 2G scam and former telecom minister A Raja. www.istream.in
DMK Parliamentary Party leader TR Baalu met Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi in the wake of MK Alagiri's resignation from the party. www.istream.in
Union Fertilizer Minister and DMK Chief Karunanidhi's son, MK Alagiri has tendered his resignation as he had earlier threatened to quit as the Organizational Secretary of the DMK. Alagiri was displeased with the party affairs and wanted A Raja and sister Kanimozhi to be ousted from the party. www.istream.in
Telecom 2010: 2G scam rocks the nationGovernanceNowDMK president and Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi has rejected MK Alagiri's... Water supply will be disrupted in various areas under the ...and more »
தட்ஸ்தமிழ்சோனியாவுடன் டி.ஆர்.பாலு அவசர சந்திப்புதட்ஸ்தமிழ்Baalu also dismissed reports that Union Minister MK Alagiri had submitted his resignation from the government to the party, reportedly upset over lack of ...and more »
Calcutta TelegraphPM to skirt Karuna daisCalcutta TelegraphThe alliance had come under a cloud after the spectrum scam, which led to A. Raja's resignation. But the PMO found out that the 58-acre park, developed at ...and more »
Indian ExpressKarunanidhi kids fly together, like strangersDaily News & AnalysisUnion minister MK Alagiri and sister Kanimozhi flew together from Chennai to New Delhi on Tuesday, but did not speak a word to each other throughout the ...2010 saw DMK caught in 2G spectrum messBusiness Standardall 77 news articles »
CBI raids embarrass ruling party in stateDeccan ChronicleDeputy chief minister MK Stalin and Union chemicals and fertilizers minister MK Alagiri are reportedly of the opinion that the party should distance itself ...and more »
DMK may expel Raja ahead of TN electionsDeccan ChronicleThe last event in which he was allowed to stand beside the Chief Minister was during the marriage of Mr MK Alagiri's son. Mr MK Alagiri and Mr MK Stalin. ...Raja hangs on to his DMK lifelineIndia Todayall 37 news articles »
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi virtually ruled out the Opposition's demand for resignation of Telecom Minister A Raja over the 2G spectrum allocation controversy. www.istream.in