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Karunanidhi's body to be brought to Rajaji hall for homage

Karunanidhi's body to be brought to Rajaji hall for homage

Karunanidhi's body will be brought to Rajaji Hall in the Government Estate in Chennai at 4 am on Wednesday. The arrangements have already been made for people to pay their homage, said the party.

Aug 07, 2018, 21:36 PM IST
Karunanidhi dead: Madras HC likely to decide on burial site tonight; violence outside hospital by cadres

Karunanidhi dead: Madras HC likely to decide on burial site tonight; violence outside hospital by cadres

DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi died on Tuesday at 94, with the doctors at Kauvery Hospital declaring him dead at 6.10 pm.

Aug 07, 2018, 21:32 PM IST
Karunanidhi not to be buried at Marina beach, Tamil Nadu government offers land opposite Anna University

Karunanidhi not to be buried at Marina beach, Tamil Nadu government offers land opposite Anna University

Reports suggest that the ruling AIADMK government has cited legal hurdles for refusing Anna memorial as the burial ground for the DMK patriarch.

Aug 07, 2018, 20:46 PM IST
Karunanidhi dead: Tamil Nadu declares public holiday on Wednesday, 7-day mourning

Karunanidhi dead: Tamil Nadu declares public holiday on Wednesday, 7-day mourning

The Tamil Nadu government has declared a public holiday on Wednesday to mourn the demise of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, who died on Tuesday evening at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai. The state

Aug 07, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
Politicians across party lines mourn Karunanidhi’s demise

Politicians across party lines mourn Karunanidhi’s demise

Politicos across the country reacted in shock and grief as news of demise of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi came in on Tuesday evening.

Aug 07, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
Kalaignar strode stage of Tamil politics for over six decades: Rahul Gandhi on Karunanidhi

Kalaignar strode stage of Tamil politics for over six decades: Rahul Gandhi on Karunanidhi

Rahul said that Karunanidhi is loved by the entire Tamilian fraternity. He also said that Karunanidhi strode the stage of Tamil politics, like a colossus, for a period of more than six decades. 

Aug 07, 2018, 19:57 PM IST
Schools in Tamil Nadu to be closed on Wednesday to mourn Karunanidhi's demise

Schools in Tamil Nadu to be closed on Wednesday to mourn Karunanidhi's demise

DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi died on Tuesday at the age of 94. Doctors at Kauvery Hospital declared him dead at 6.10 pm.

Aug 07, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
Timeline of key political moments of M Karunanidhi

Timeline of key political moments of M Karunanidhi

Here's looking back at some key moments in the life of five-time former Tamil Nadu chief minister:  

Aug 07, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
Family tree of M Karunanidhi, DMK patriarch and Tamil Nadu’s Kalaignar

Family tree of M Karunanidhi, DMK patriarch and Tamil Nadu’s Kalaignar

While Karunanidhi's rivalry with AIADMK’s J Jayalalithaa remained the highlight of his political career, his personal life and family have also been the focal point of news on several occasions.

Aug 07, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
We have lost a stalwart: PM Modi expresses deep sadness over DMK president M Karunanidhi's death

We have lost a stalwart: PM Modi expresses deep sadness over DMK president M Karunanidhi's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed his deep sadness over the death of DMK president M Karunanidhi. The DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu chief minister died at the age of 94.

Aug 07, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
Black day in my life, lost my Kalaignar: Rajinikanth on Karunanidhi’s demise

Black day in my life, lost my Kalaignar: Rajinikanth on Karunanidhi’s demise

Popular Indian cinema actor Rajinikanth, who is expected to launch his own political party soon, expressed his grief on the demise of DMK patriarch and five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister M

Aug 07, 2018, 19:21 PM IST
M Karunanidhi: Tamil Nadu's Kalaignar and torch bearer of federalism in Indian politics leaves a massive void

M Karunanidhi: Tamil Nadu's Kalaignar and torch bearer of federalism in Indian politics leaves a massive void

M Karunanidhi is dead. The characteristic rasping voice that has been one of the icons of Tamil Nadu's politics for over 60 years will speak no more.

Aug 07, 2018, 19:02 PM IST
Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi, DMK patriarch and ex-Tamil Nadu CM, dead at 94

Kalaignar Muthuvel Karunanidhi, DMK patriarch and ex-Tamil Nadu CM, dead at 94

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi died at 94 on Tuesday after battling for life at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai. Admitted to the hospital on July 18, the Tamil Nadu strongman breathed his last at 6.10 pm on

Aug 07, 2018, 18:50 PM IST
'Significant decline' in Karunanidhi's health, vital organ functions continue to deteriorate: Kauvery Hospital

'Significant decline' in Karunanidhi's health, vital organ functions continue to deteriorate: Kauvery Hospital

Karunanidhi's health declined late on Monday and he continues to be under observation of doctors at the Kauvery hospital. 

Aug 07, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
Karunanidhi remains critical, Stalin meets Tamil Nadu CM

Karunanidhi remains critical, Stalin meets Tamil Nadu CM

Karunanidhi's health declined late on Monday and he continues to be under observation of doctors at the Kauvery hospital.

Aug 07, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
Karunanidhi critical; Tamil Nadu DGP asks police to remain on high alert

Karunanidhi critical; Tamil Nadu DGP asks police to remain on high alert

Tamil Nadu Director General of Police has asked police machinery across the state to remain on alert.

Aug 07, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
M Karunanidhi continues to be under close watch; DMK supporters gather outside his residence

M Karunanidhi continues to be under close watch; DMK supporters gather outside his residence

DMK veteran M Karunanidhi continues to be under close observation of the doctors in Chennai. 

Aug 07, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
Karunanidhi's health condition deteriorates, under close watch for next 24 hours

Karunanidhi's health condition deteriorates, under close watch for next 24 hours

Maintaining Karunanidhi's vital organ functions continues to remain a challenge, says Kauvery Hospital.

Aug 06, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
CBI arrests 19, including customs officials, over organised smuggling racket

CBI arrests 19, including customs officials, over organised smuggling racket

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested 19 people, including six customs officials, in connection with an organised smuggling racket. The arrests were made at Trichy International

Aug 06, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Karunanidhi was critical in the morning, recovering now: Tamil Nadu Congress president

Karunanidhi was critical in the morning, recovering now: Tamil Nadu Congress president

Kauvery Hospital, where DMK leader and veteran politician is currently admitted, had last week said that the 94-year-old needs to be kept for an extended period 'due to age-related overall decline in

Aug 06, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

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