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M Karunanidhi

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

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

15 August 2021

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

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


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

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


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

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

31 March 2021

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.


Puducherry Congress Leaders Unhappy About Breakfast Scheme Named After Karunanidhi

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

22 July 2020

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.

17 November 2020

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DMK, AIADMK Come Up With Similar Assurances In Their Manifestos

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

20 March 2019

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16 December 2018
Sonia Gandhi Unveils M Karunanidhi's Statue At DMK Headquarters In Chennai

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

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...


01 September 2018
DMK Asks Cadres Not To Touch MK Stalin's Feet, Here's Why

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

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...


28 August 2018
248 People Died Of 'Shock' Over Karuna's Death, Claims DMK

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

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

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

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 <em>Thalaivar</em> At Marina', Says M K Stalin

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

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...


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14 August 2018
'You Have All Skills': DMK Backs MK Stalin For Top Post Amid Succession War

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

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

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

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...


14 August 2018
Ahead Of DMK Meet, A Succession War Within Party

Ahead Of DMK Meet, A Succession War Within Party

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

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

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

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

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


09 August 2018
Karunanidhi Laid To Rest At Marina After Court Battle, Lakhs Bid Adieu

Karunanidhi Laid To Rest At Marina After Court Battle, Lakhs Bid Adieu

The 94-year-old leader had breathed his last at a hospital in Chennai after fighting for life for 11 days.


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08 August 2018
LIVE Updates | Karunanidhi Laid To Rest At Chennai's Marina Beach, Next To Anna Memorial

LIVE Updates | Karunanidhi Laid To Rest At Chennai's Marina Beach, Next To Anna Memorial

The 94-year-old leader breathed his last at the Kauvery Hospital in downtown Chennai at 6.10 p.m after waging a grim battle for life for 11 days



08 August 2018
When Karunanidhi Helped Fund A School And Library In Mumbai

When Karunanidhi Helped Fund A School And Library In Mumbai

BJP MLA from Sion-Koliwada Assembly constituency in Mumbai Capt. R Tamil Selvan said Karunanidhi was among the "rare leaders who practiced what he preached".


08 August 2018
Karunanidhi Homage: 2 Dead, Several Injured In Stampede At Rajaji Hall In Chennai

Karunanidhi Homage: 2 Dead, Several Injured In Stampede At Rajaji Hall In Chennai

After the stampede, Karunanidh's son MK Stalin urged people to remain calm.


08 August 2018
Karunanidhi To Be Buried Near Anna, Epitaph Says 'One Who Worked Without Rest, Will Rest Now'

Karunanidhi To Be Buried Near Anna, Epitaph Says 'One Who Worked Without Rest, Will Rest Now'

The funeral procession of late DMK President M Karunanidhi will start at 4 p.m today and he will be laid to rest at Marina near the Anna memorial.


08 August 2018
Kalaignar Had Confidence You Would Take Forward His Legacy: Sonia Gandhi Writes To Stalin

Kalaignar Had Confidence You Would Take Forward His Legacy: Sonia Gandhi Writes To Stalin

Gandhi reminisced about her own experienced with the former CM whose party had allied with the Congress several times, saying he was like a "father figure" to...


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