M Karunanidhi

Muthuvel Karunanidhi is the head of the Dravidian Political Kazhagam (DMK), a political party in Tamil Nadu. He had been Chief Minister of the state five times in the past and had held the post of the leader of DMK since 1969. With a political career spanning more than 60 years, his first brush with politics was at the young age of 14. His biggest political opponent in the state was M.G. Ramachandran's ADMK and later Jayalalithaa. Apart from being a politician, he is also a playwright and screenwriter in Tamil cinema.
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DMK chief M Karunanidhi makes public appearance after nearly a year

Clad in a white shirt, dhoti and his trademark yellow shawl, the 93-year old five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister went around the exhibition at the daily’s office premises on his wheelchair.

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DMK chief Karunanidhi admitted to hospital, will undergo minor procedure

DMK president M Karunanidhi was hospitalised on Wednesday to undergo a minor endoscopic procedure. He was admitted to Kauvery hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai, this morning and will be discharged from hospital later today.

From Chennai, Opposition leaders ask Modi: What happened to promises you made?

Karunanidhi Birthday turns Opposition Unity Platform.

Won’t let RSS, Modi impose one idea in country: Rahul Gandhi in Chennai

DMK leaders are celebrating its chief M Karunandhi’s 94 birthday as well as his diamond jubilee in Tamil Nadu Assembly.

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DMK President Karunanidhi turns 94, several leaders reach Chennai to join celebrations

Karunanidhi’s son and DMK Working President M K Stalin were among those who met Karunanidhi early in the day to greet him.

Make Karunanidhi’s jubilee a ‘turning point’ in Indian politics: Stalin to DMK workers

Karunanidhi, who has avoided public events for the past few months due to health issues, was continuing his medical treatment well and if permitted by doctors, he might take part in the celebrations, Stalin said.

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Non-NDA party leaders to attend function to honour M Karunanidhi

The event is meant to mark Karunanidhi’s diamond jubilee of entry into Tamil Nadu Assembly and it will not be a platform for the non-NDA parties to discuss the Presidential polls due in July, DMK Working President M K Stalin said.

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EC seeks explanation from DMK chief on ‘violating’ model code

The communication from Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni to Karunanidhi said telecast/broadcast of all political advertisement in all electronic form should be “stopped 48 hours before the day of close of poll.”

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DMDK & BJP led alliance would not impact my party’s prospects: Karunanidhi

In an interview to PTI, the veteran Dravidian leader said that the parties projecting themselves as alternatives to both DMK and AIADMK will not be able to split anti-incumbency votes and claimed they could affect the ruling party’s prospect.

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DMK doesn’t know how to use me…won’t vote this time: MK Alagiri

Alagiri’s disappearance from the poll scene has left many of his supporters in southern Tamil Nadu in a fix.

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Tamil Nadu: I will be CM if DMK wins assembly polls, says Karunanidhi

The issue of Karunanidhi passing the baton to a successor has been a subject of unending debate in DMK.

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Tamil Nadu, Kerala: What makes oldest candidates in fray most sought-after by their parties?

If V S Achuthanandan is spearheading the CPM comeback campaign in Kerala, M Karunanidhi is doing the same for the DMK in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

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Tamil Nadu: M Karunanidhi alone can implement prohibition, says DMK leader Kanimozhi

“If farmers have to prosper, DMK has to come to power. If Tamil Nadu should get industries and youths jobs, DMK has to come to power,” Kanimozhi said.

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Karunanidhi seeks CM Jayalithaa’s response over Union Power Minister’s comments

Power Minister Piyush Goyal at a public meeting in Delhi had said he was unable to meet the Chief Minister or the state ministers during the last 22 months of his tenure.

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DMK, BJP offered money to join their alliance: Vaiko

Vaiko alleged that the DMK had offered Rs 500 crore and 80 seats to Vijayakanth to join their alliance.