M Karunanidhi

MK Stalin takes charge as Tamil Nadu CM, will the new Dravidian icon redefine Centre-state relationship?

With the DMK-led alliance winning a comfortable majority in the state assembly, MK Stalin will now make sincere efforts to establish himself as the new 'Dravidian poster boy and a leader of masses like his charismatic father.

May 07, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

M Karunanidhi second death anniversary: MK Stalin-led DMK pays homage to their leader

The second death anniversary of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and veteran DMK leader M Karunanidhi was observed in Tamil Nadu on Friday (August 7). Led by party chief MK Stalin and MP Kanimozhi, DMK cadres alongwith other party leaders visited Karunanidhi memorial site on the Marina beachfront at Kamarajar Salai and paid homage to Kalaignar. 

Aug 07, 2020, 13:10 PM IST

TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami accuses Stalin of keeping Karunanidhi under house arrest

Edappadi K Palaniswami, quoting sources in DMK, has alleged that Stalin ensured his father did not get better treatment because he could not become the party leader till Karunanidhi's death.

Apr 08, 2019, 19:46 PM IST

After remark on DMK event, TKS Elangovan stripped of post

It is not yet clear as to why DMK has removed TKS Elangovan as party secretary.

Oct 16, 2018, 14:22 PM IST

Ravana was not a Dravidian like Karunanidhi, born in Noida: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

Swamy said the Aryan-Dravidian divide was implanted in the Indian sub-conscience by the British Colonists.

Sep 23, 2018, 18:48 PM IST

Fight for Karunanidhi's legacy continues, MK Alagiri plans to erect bronze statue of ex-DMK chief

Alagiri has sought permission from Madurai District Collector to erect a bronze statue of Karunanidhi in the Madurai city.

Sep 07, 2018, 21:21 PM IST

Dayalu Ammal, wife of late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, hospitalised in Chennai

Dayalu Ammal is the mother of DMK chief M K Stalin. 

Aug 29, 2018, 09:52 AM IST

Emotional Stalin says he has worked relentlessly for DMK a day after Alagiri threatens revolt

Stalin asserted he has the support of the entire cadre, just a day after his elder brother MK Alagiri claimed otherwise.

Aug 14, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

Should Tamil Nadu CM not have attended Karunanidhi's funeral? Rajinikanth lashes out at govt

Rajinikanth said he would have launched a protest if the government had appealed against a Madras High Court verdict for allotting land for Karunanidhi's memorial on Marina beach.

Aug 14, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

How Karunanidhi used films, Tamil to promote Dravidian ideology!

Karunanidhi's love for the written word perhaps stemmed from the nature of the Dravidian movement itself.

Aug 09, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Dravidian icon Karunanidhi buried beside mentor Annadurai at Marina beach in Chennai

Sea of tearful supporters and top political leaders from across the country were present at the burial site as the last rites of the five-time Tamil Nadu Chief Minister was being performed.

Aug 08, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

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 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

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

Bollywood pays tribute to DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, mourns his demise

Karunanidhi's mortal remains were brought to the Rajaji Hall on Wednesday morning. 

Aug 08, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

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

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

Parliament adjourned after paying homage to departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi

The two houses observed two minutes of silence before it they were adjourned for the day.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:09 PM IST

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

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