Fifty years on, the Dravidian juggernaut continues to roll

25-02-2017

Nearly half a century after the DMK unseated the Congress and captured power, we go down memory lane and relive the moments that shaped history Half-a-century has passed since the DMK became the first regional party to be voted to power in the country defeating the Congress and relegating it to the periphery of Tamil Nadu’s politics. It was on February 23, 1967, that the DMK, led by its founder C.N. Annadurai, won 138 of the 173 seats it contested in the Assembly elections. The party also bagged 25 Lok Sabha seats. Reacting to the victory, Annadurai had said, “The people wanted something solid and substantial instead of only promises. The people found that the slogan of

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February 24, 2017

सरकार की तरफ से ऐसा कदम इसलिए उठाया गया, क्योंकि इन 18 लाख लोगों से 100 रुपए तक के बकाया आयकर को वसूलने में जितने पैसे खर्च होते, उतना तो इन 18

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February 24, 2017

नई दिल्ली: दिल्ली की पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री और कांग्रेस की बड़ी नेता शीला दीक्षित ने राहुल गांधी को अपरिपक्व बताने पर सफाई दी है.

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February 24, 2017

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VK Sasikala Found Guilty Of Corruption By Supreme Court, Verdict Ends Run For Chief Minister
February 14, 2017

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Minister K Pandiarajan, O Panneerselvam’s Top Catch, Says More Lawmakers Will Dump VK Sasikala
February 11, 2017

Minister K Pandiarajan, O Panneerselvam's Top Catch, Says More Lawmakers Will Dump VK Sasikala Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam welcomes AIADMK lawmaker Pandiarajan into his camp. CHENNAI: As he walked into Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's arms with 'Amma' on his lips, AIADMK lawmaker K Pandiarajan declared that more

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