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Thursday, August 13, 2020



Karunanidhi first death anniversary event: Stalin, Mamata condemn abrogation of Article 370

August 08, 2019 8:19 am

The meeting was preceded by the unveiling of the statue of the late Kalaignar by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Murasoli office on Wednesday evening.

Tamil Nadu: Parties want Tiruvarur bypoll deferred

January 06, 2019 2:30 am

Following the EC’s direction, the district administration Saturday received opinions from all political parties, with all major parties seemingly agreeing on the bypoll being deferred.

Tamil Nadu: Karunanidhi's ancestral house damaged in cyclone

November 20, 2018 5:37 pm

A tree in front of the house got uprooted and fell on the house damaging the tiled roof and a name board, they said. The house is being maintained as a memorial and a library.

Statue of Karunanidhi to be unveiled in Chennai on December 16

November 15, 2018 7:45 pm

It will be located alongside a refurbished statue of DMK founder and late chief minister CN Annadurai at the party headquarters here, it said. "A life size statue of Dr Kalaignar will be unveiled by all India leaders," the party said in a statement without elaborating further.

Ready to accept MK Stalin as leader if party takes me back, says Alagiri

August 31, 2018 2:21 am

The remark appeared to be a signal to bury the hatchet — coming days after Alagiri’s remarks that all true followers of his late father were supporting him, and announcement of a rally of his supporters in Chennai on September 5 to prove his strength.

Karunanidhi memorial event hosted by DMK turns into anti-BJP meet

August 31, 2018 12:52 am

Leaders representing Congress, Trinamool Congress, CPI(M) and National Conference among others targeted the Centre, after the BJP and JDU representatives left the venue after delivering their speeches, hailing Karunanidhi.


August 31, 2018 9:13 am

Two movements reduced to family-owned parties. Two transitions less radical.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar bats for prohibition of liquor

August 30, 2018 9:54 pm

Participating at a memorial event for the former DMK chief, who died on August 7, he said implementation of prohibition was Bihar's tribute to Gandhi on completion of 100 years of the Champaran Satyagraha.

MK Stalin takes over as DMK chief, targets Centre & state

August 29, 2018 3:14 am

The post of DMK president fell vacant following the death of Karunanidhi, who was elected the party chief in 1969 after his political mentor C N Annadurai’s death.

From Ilaya Thalapathi to DMK chief, Stalin comes out of Karunanidhi's shadows

August 28, 2018 10:43 am

While Stalin's rise in DMK's ranks has not been meteoric in his five-decades-old political career, it was only after his brother Alagiri’s ouster from the party that he got the much-needed elbow room, and only after Karunanidhi retired from active politics did he emerge as the working president.


M K Stalin becomes DMK president unopposed

August 28, 2018 2:12 pm

M K Stalin succeeded his father, M Karunanidhi, as president of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday.

Karunanidhi passes away: Rare and unseen photos from his political journey

August 09, 2018 6:31 am

The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was admitted to the hospital following a dip in his blood pressure last month. On July 31, the hospital had said Karunanidhi would require an extended period of hospitalisation due to “decline” in his general health, although his vital parameters have normalised.


DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

Kalaignar Karunanidhi passes away at 94

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passes away at 94

Muthuvel Karunanidhi: Looking back at his life in active politics for over seven decades

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man fondly called Kalaignar - the artist, breathes his last. A look back at his illustrious life and all that he achieved in over seven decades of being an active politician.