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Watch live streaming of Karunanidhi's last journey

Watch live streaming of Karunanidhi's last journey

He will be laid to rest near his mentor CN Annadurai and friend MG Ramachandran's memorial. 

Aug 08, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Message on Karunanidhi's casket was scripted by him 33 years ago

Message on Karunanidhi's casket was scripted by him 33 years ago

Karunanidhi will be buried adjacent to mausoleum of former chief minister and his mentor CN Annadurai on the sands of Marina.

Aug 08, 2018, 15:52 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi calls M Karunanidhi's death 'very personal', says he was a 'father figure' to her

Sonia Gandhi calls M Karunanidhi's death 'very personal', says he was a 'father figure' to her

Sonia wrote that he always stood for social justice, equality and development of Tamil Nadu.

Aug 08, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
Two dead, 33 injured in stampede outside Rajaji hall in Chennai ahead of Karunanidhi's funeral

Two dead, 33 injured in stampede outside Rajaji hall in Chennai ahead of Karunanidhi's funeral

Karunanidhi's final journey will begin from Rajaji Hall, where his mortal remains are kept for public homage, by 4 pm.

Aug 08, 2018, 15:24 PM IST
Karunanidhi's remarkable election scorecard: 13 elections fought, none lost

Karunanidhi's remarkable election scorecard: 13 elections fought, none lost

He never lost an election, but he has had huge scares in the counting booth.

Aug 08, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
M Karunanidhi burial: Madras High Court order setback for proxy callers, says Randeep Singh Surjewala

M Karunanidhi burial: Madras High Court order setback for proxy callers, says Randeep Singh Surjewala

Congress party has hailed the Madras High Court order on DMK's plea for M Karunanidhi's burial at Chennai's Marina Beach.

Aug 08, 2018, 13:04 PM IST
Age failed to dim M Karunanidhi's flair for pity prose

Age failed to dim M Karunanidhi's flair for pity prose

Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday aged 94, took a keen interest in Tamil literature, poetry and drama.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Family breaks down, supporters cheer as Madras HC allows Karunanidhi to be buried at Marina beach

Family breaks down, supporters cheer as Madras HC allows Karunanidhi to be buried at Marina beach

A sea of people gathered outside the court and Rajaji hall burst into celebrations over the Madras HC decision.   

Aug 08, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
M Karunanidhi donated Gopalapuram house for hospital in 2010

M Karunanidhi donated Gopalapuram house for hospital in 2010

The late DMK leader had donated his posh Gopalapuram locality in Chennai for setting up a hospital for the poor in 2010.

Aug 08, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
Karunanidhi will be buried at Marina beach, Madras HC rules in favour of DMK

Karunanidhi will be buried at Marina beach, Madras HC rules in favour of DMK

The DMK had said the AIADMK government is citing minor issues for rejecting the party's request for space at Marina Beach to bury Karunanidhi.

Aug 08, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Governor, CM, Deputy CM pay last respects to M Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Governor, CM, Deputy CM pay last respects to M Karunanidhi

People from different walks of life - leaders, actors, industrialists and others - also paid homage to their departed leader, whose mortal remains have been kept at the Rajaji Hall.

Aug 08, 2018, 10:04 AM IST
'Can I call you Appa for one last time,' MK Stalin pens heartfelt tribute for Karunanidhi

'Can I call you Appa for one last time,' MK Stalin pens heartfelt tribute for Karunanidhi

Stalin in his letter said: "Rather than calling you as Appa, Appa, I have called you as Thalaivaray, Thalaivaray (my leader) more number of times. Can I call you as Appa once Thalaivaray."  

Aug 08, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa: Divided by blood feud, united in federalism

Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa: Divided by blood feud, united in federalism

They were both staunch warriors of federalism. And the people of Tamil Nadu voted for them over and over again. The future of politics here is the future of the cause of federalism.

Aug 08, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
M Karunanidhi dead: People throng Rajaji Hall to pay last respects to DMK stalwart

M Karunanidhi dead: People throng Rajaji Hall to pay last respects to DMK stalwart

The 94-year-old DMK stalwart breathed his last at the Kauvery Hospital in downtown Chennai at 6.10 pm on Tuesday.

Aug 08, 2018, 08:17 AM IST
Will Karunanidhi's mortal remains be buried at Marina beach? Madras HC to decide at 8 am

Will Karunanidhi's mortal remains be buried at Marina beach? Madras HC to decide at 8 am

Tamil Nadu’s AIADMK government, which had denied permission to the DMK for the burial at Marina beach, sought more time from the Madras High Court.

Aug 08, 2018, 01:51 AM IST
DMK leader blames BJP, RSS for denial of Marina burial site for Karunanidhi

DMK leader blames BJP, RSS for denial of Marina burial site for Karunanidhi

Looks like it is the design of RSS to deny our great leader @kalaignar89 a place in Marina, tweeted DMK's Saravanan Annadurai.

Aug 08, 2018, 00:42 AM IST
Karunanidhi dead: No private bus service, no movies in theatres in Chennai on Wednesday

Karunanidhi dead: No private bus service, no movies in theatres in Chennai on Wednesday

Private bus operators have decided to stop their services to and from Chennai till Wednesday evening as large number of passengers have cancelled their tickets and also as a precautionary measure,

Aug 08, 2018, 00:27 AM IST
Karunanidhi dead: State funeral to be accorded to DMK patriarch, national mourning declared

Karunanidhi dead: State funeral to be accorded to DMK patriarch, national mourning declared

As the ruling AIADMK government denied a burial site for Karunanidhi at Marina beach, violence erupted outside Kauvery hospital in Chennai.

Aug 07, 2018, 23:44 PM IST
Karunanidhi’s burial at Marina beach: Opposition parties back DMK’s demand

Karunanidhi’s burial at Marina beach: Opposition parties back DMK’s demand

A massive controversy erupted on Tuesday night after the Tamil Nadu government rejected opposition DMK's demand for allotting space on the Marina beach for the burial of its leader M Karunanidhi and

Aug 07, 2018, 23:27 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi, Rajinikanth back DMK over Karunanidhi’s burial at Marina beach

Rahul Gandhi, Rajinikanth back DMK over Karunanidhi’s burial at Marina beach

DMK’s demand of getting a burial site at Marina beach for party patriarch M Karunanidhi’s mortal remains is getting support from several corners.

Aug 07, 2018, 22:48 PM IST

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