Karunanidhi death

Union Cabinet condoles death of Karunanidhi, says country lost a distinguished leader

The Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condoled the demise of the 94-year-old leader, who had passed away on August 7 at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.

published on : 9th August 2018

Cell number five of Palayamkottai Central Prison: Testimony to Karunanidhi’s fighting spirit

Kalaignar spent 46 days inside the prison during the anti-Hindi agitations, initiated in 1937 by Justice Party leader Periyar EV Ramasamy Naicker and continued till 1939. 

published on : 9th August 2018

Three killed, 30 injured in stampede at Rajaji Hall as public pay homage to Karunanidhi’s mortal remains

Senbagavali, Saravanan (35) and another 60-year-old man whose identity is yet to be known died and around 30 others sustained injuries as they were caught in the stampede.

published on : 9th August 2018

M Karunanidhi: Historic Rajaji Hall bids adieu to yet another tall leader

DMK cadre began to make a beeline for Anna Salai near the Anna statue as early as 5 am, after Karunanidhi’s mortal remains were brought to the Rajaji Hall from his CIT Colony house.

published on : 9th August 2018

M Karunanidhi: Steely Administrator with a Golden Heart

K S Sripathi, a former Chief Secretary under the Karunanidhi regime, says the former Chief Minister was keen on development of infrastructure of the State.

published on : 9th August 2018

M Karunanidhi mobilised farmers to get foothold in Tamil Nadu in 1957 elections

Karunanidhi’s maiden speech in the Assembly was on the Nagavaram issue and he waged a 20-day protest (August 23-September 9, 1957) against the landlord by leading the peasants.

published on : 9th August 2018

Punjab government observes state mourning over demise of Karunanidhi

An official spokesman said no celebratory function at government level was held today throughout the state and the national flag was flown half-mast at the headquarters.

published on : 8th August 2018

Rahul Gandhi pays homage to DMK chief M Karunanidhi

Expressing grief over the death, Gandhi had said that the DMK patriarch strode the stage of Tamil politics like a colossus for six decades.

published on : 8th August 2018

Tamil Nadu gets shutdown as DMK president M Karunanidhi passed away

The streets across Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu wore a deserted look as all the shops including street vendors, shopping malls, cinema theaters, hotels and grocery shops down their shutters

published on : 8th August 2018

Will succession war break out in DMK after Karunanidhi's departure?

M K Alagiri and M K Stalin, the two sons of the DMK doyen, have been at loggerheads for years now before the former was expelled from the party in 2014.

published on : 8th August 2018

Fall of the southern colossus: How foreign media covered DMK chief M Karunanidhi's demise

The foreign media at par with the Indian media penned down reports on one of the longest-serving politicians of India.

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Karunanidhi was like father figure, very kind: Sonia Gandhi

In a letter to Karunanidhi's son M.K. Stalin, Sonia Gandhi shared her condolences and called the late leader a father figure.

published on : 8th August 2018

Sri Lankan leaders mourn demise of former Tamil Nadu CM Karunanidhi

Sri Lanka's incumbent President Sirisena and his predecessor Rajapaksa in tweets said they were saddened by the death of the veteran Tamil Nadu leader.

published on : 8th August 2018

Mammootty pens an emotional tribute to late M Karunanidhi

Malayalam superstar Mammootty has written an emotional farewell message to former Tamil Nadu CM and DMK supremo Karunanidhi who passed away on Tuesday.

published on : 8th August 2018

Indian Parliament mourns demise of Kalaignar M Karunanidhi, House adjourned for day

After paying homage to the DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, both the Houses of the Indian Parliament was adjourned for the day to mourn his demise.

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Karunanidhi burial row: DMK criticises AIADMK over 'double standards'

On Tuesday, the DMK filed a plea in the court after state government denied burial space for Karunanidhi near Anna Memorial at Marina beach.

published on : 8th August 2018

Indian film industry comes together to mourn the demise of DMK stalwart M Karunanidhi

The film industry took to Twitter on Tuesday to express their grief and pay tribute to the great scriptwriter and tall leader of the Dravidian Movement.

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Political Kerala pay tributes to late DMK chief M Karunanidhi

His role in strengthening areas of mutual cooperation and narrowing down the differences between Kerala and Tamil Nadu deserves special mention, said CM Pinarayi.

published on : 8th August 2018

When Karunanidhi's bid to merge AIADMK and DMK was foiled by MGR

The DMK president revealed he had agreed to retain the flag of present AIADMK (with Arignar Anna’s bust at the centre).

published on : 8th August 2018

Late DMK chief M Karunanidhi ensured Kannadiga became Prime Minister

Gowda, whose friendship with Karunanidhi stood strong over the last 50 years, termed him as his elder brother and recalled his role in making him Prime Minister.

published on : 8th August 2018
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