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  • Paying rich tributes to Karunanidhi, opposition calls for unity against BJP
    SourcesPaying rich tributes to Karunanidhi, opposition calls for unity against BJP

    Paying rich tributes for late DMK President and former Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi at the memorial meeting 'Sun that rose in the South,' leaders of various political parties, regional and national, called for the opposition unity against the BJP government at the Centre.

    11 months ago
  • Teach a lesson to saffronizing Modi government: Stalin (Roundup)
    SourcesTeach a lesson to saffronizing Modi government: Stalin (Roundup)

    Moments after his unanimous election as DMK President, M.K. Stalin on Tuesday dispelled notions that his party was leaning towards the BJP by accusing the Modi government of "saffronizing" India and said it should be taught a lesson.

    11 months ago
  • DMK leaders pledge support to Stalin (Roundup)
    SourcesDMK leaders pledge support to Stalin (Roundup)

    Top DMK leaders on Tuesday asked their Working President M.K. Stalin to take over as the party President following M. Karunanidhi's death, dismissing any challenge from his brother M.K. Alagiri who revolted on Monday claiming that party cadres were with him.

    11 months ago
  • DMK leaders pledge support to Stalin (Lead)
    SourcesDMK leaders pledge support to Stalin (Lead)

    Top DMK leaders on Tuesday made it clear that they and the party were solidly behind its Working President M.K. Stalin, whose father and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi died a week ago.

    11 months ago
  • Should DMK-AIADMK refashion their strategy?
    SourcesShould DMK-AIADMK refashion their strategy?

    As the DMK prepares for life after its late President M. Karunanidhi, questions have cropped up whether the party and AIADMK should refashion their core strategy in the void left by him and his arch rival J. Jayalalithaa.

    11 months ago
  • Karunanidhi: Scratches on my mind firm five years in Chennai (Comment: Special to IANS)
    SourcesKarunanidhi: Scratches on my mind firm five years in Chennai (Comment: Special to IANS)

    Muthuvel Karunanidhis passing away has brought back disparate images of my five unlikely years in Chennai as regional editor of the Indian Express. I use the term "unlikely" because someone born in Mustafabad, raised in the Urdu ambience of Lucknow would generally be expected to expire from culture shock in the four storeyed office in which every forehead was decorated with vertical, horizontal even circular designs. It was a riot of vermillion, ashen and turmeric. The sight stoked my curiosity but it did not repel me.

    11 months ago
  • DMK seeks Bharat Ratna for Karunanidhi
    SourcesDMK seeks Bharat Ratna for Karunanidhi

    The DMK on Friday demanded the nation's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna, for party patriarch M. Karunanidhi who passed away in Chennai on August 7.

    11 months ago
  • People continue to pay homage to Karunanidhi
    SourcesPeople continue to pay homage to Karunanidhi

    DMK cadres and the general public continued to pay their homage to DMK President and former Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi at Marina Beach where he was buried on Wednesday evening.

    12 months ago
  • Parliament adjourned as mark of respect to Karunanidhi (Second Lead)
    SourcesParliament adjourned as mark of respect to Karunanidhi (Second Lead)

    Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day without transacting any business on Wednesday as a mark of respect to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi who died in Chennai on Tuesday.

    12 months ago
  • Sea of humanity gathers in Chennai to mourn Karunanidhi's death (Third Lead)
    SourcesSea of humanity gathers in Chennai to mourn Karunanidhi's death (Third Lead)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday led a sea of mourners in paying homage to DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi whose DMK won a major legal battle for his last resting place on the Maina Beach here.

    12 months ago