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M. Karunanidhi

Stalin Unfurls Tricolour, But He Basks In A Right Earned By His Father

Aug 15, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

It was Karunanidhi who got Chief Ministers the right to unfurl Tricolour on I-Day

DMK Worried About Being Dubbed Anti-Women After Raja's Speech

Mar 31, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Opponents exploit A. Raja’s derogatory comments on Chief Minister Palaniswami’s birth and his mother.

Karunanidhi’s Son Alagiri Likely To Form Political Outfit, Join BJP-Led Alliance

Ahead of the 2021 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, an alliance with Alagiri may give shape to a broader political front in the state.

How Donald Trump, EPS, Expelled Leader M.K. Alagiri Became ‘DMK Members’

Sep 24, 2020 G.C. Shekhar

DMK's online enrolment becomes a farce after pranksters exploit loopholes

Karunanidhi’s Long Shadow Still Looms Large Over DMK

Even after Karunanidhi’s departure in 2018, his first family, led by his son M.K. Stalin, tightened its hold on the party as more of his family members became power centres.

05 August, 2020

Congress’s Sudden Love For Ram Catches DMK Off Guard In Tamil Nadu

G.C. Shekhar

Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pujan at Ayodhya: AIADMK reminds its rival DMK what Karunanidhi had said about Ram

22 July, 2020

Puducherry Congress Leaders Unhappy About Breakfast Scheme Named After Karunanidhi

G.C. Shekhar

In 2002, a similar scheme was launched by Sonia Gandhi under Rajiv Gandhi’s name.

20 March, 2019

DMK, AIADMK Come Up With Similar Assurances In Their Manifestos

G.C. Shekhar

Both the manifestos appear to be mere formalities in keeping with the competitive politics of the DMK and AIADMK.

16 December, 2018

Sonia Gandhi Unveils M Karunanidhi's Statue At DMK Headquarters In Chennai

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DMK President M K Stalin, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu and Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan among others were present at the unveiling.

01 September, 2018

DMK Asks Cadres Not To Touch MK Stalin's Feet, Here's Why

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Deprecating touching the feet of Stalin, the party said, "let us give up the servitude of touching the feet to grab attention and cooperate to foster a good political culture."

28 August, 2018

248 People Died Of 'Shock' Over Karuna's Death, Claims DMK

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The general council resolves to provide a solatium of Rs 2 lakh each totalling Rs 4.96 crore to their families.

28 August, 2018

MK Stalin Elected DMK Chief, Party Demands Bharat Ratna For Karunanidhi

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Karunanidhi was a colossus of Dravidian politics, and was known for his command of the Tamil language, his atheism and his wit. He died in Chennai on August 7.

14 August, 2018

'I Pleaded With CM To Allot Burial Space For Thalaivar At Marina', Says M K Stalin

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A grim-faced Stalin, who broke down occasionally while reminiscing about his father, said Palaniswami "did not oblige and just said the matter will be considered to see us off."

14 August, 2018

'You Have All Skills': DMK Backs MK Stalin For Top Post Amid Succession War

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Duraimurugan, the party's principal secretary and long time aide of Karunanidhi, said Stalin had all the skills to lead the party.

14 August, 2018

'Party Has Lost Its Leader But I Have Lost My Father': Stalin Remembers Karunanidhi At DMK Meet

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The party recalled various other efforts taken by Karunanidhi to ensure social justice and equality, including enacting a law to enable members from all castes become temple priests.

14 August, 2018

Ahead Of DMK Meet, A Succession War Within Party

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Though Stalin sits firmly in the saddle, Alagiri's tough posturing may prod his supporters to come out openly against the new party chief.

13 August, 2018

In Fresh DMK Succession War, Expelled Azhagiri Claims 'Loyal' Karunanidhi Workers With Him

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MK Stalin is now the working president of the DMK and looks set to assume its reins.

11 August, 2018

DMK To Hold Meet To Condole Karunanidhi's Death, Stalin Likely To Be Promoted As Party President

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Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president Su Thirunavukkarasar backed the demand for posthumously conferring "Bharat Ratna" on Karunanidhi.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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