Karunanidhi passes away: Crowds gather in large numbers at late DMK chief's ancestral home in Thirukkuvalai
A pall of gloom descended on Thirukkuvalai, the native village of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in the district, as soon as the news of his death trickled in.
Karunanidhi passes away: DMK chief was an artist at evoking sentiment, axis on which Tamil Nadu politics revolved
The DMK that Karunanidhi nurtured for five decades as its president is coming to terms with the fact that it is time to bid farewell.
M Karunanidhi passes away at 94: DMK chief brought regional parties to national stage, ushered in coalition era
In the passing of DMK president Muthuvel Karunanidhi at the age of 94 after a prolonged illness, Tamil Nadu has lost one of the tallest leaders of the Dravidian movement and the nation a veteran politician who brought regional parties to the national stage to usher in a coalition era and thereby realised his long-term goal of federalism at the Centre and autonomy at the state-level.
'Won't forget that M Karunanidhi helped me become PM,' HD Deve Gowda visits DMK chief at Chennai hospital
Janata Dal (Secular) chief HD Deve Gowda visited ailing DMK president M Karunanidhi at a hospital in Chennai on Friday and recalled the support of the nonagenarian leader in making him the Prime Minister in 1996.
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DMK president M Karunanidhi has turned 94 and the party has combined the twin celebrations of his birthday and his sixty years of service as a legislator.
While it is undeniable that Jayalalithaa’s final exit has left a void in Tamil Nadu’s political landscape, it has also left us with a warning.
Miffed at the Election Commission deferring the polls to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur Assembly segments in Tamil Nadu, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday alleged it was a "conspiracy" against his party and warned of launching an agitation if polling was not held as per schedule on 23 May.
EC on Friday issued the notification for the 16 May polls in Tamil Nadu signalling the start of filing of nominations in all the 234 constituencies.
Vijaykanth, having kept the DMK, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Vaiko-led PWF (People’s Welfare Front) guessing for months, finally announced his plan to battle the polls on his own. A week later, he did a volte face, signing an alliance deal with the PWF, comprising Vaiko of the MDMK (Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam), both Left parties and Dalit leader Thol Thirumavalavan’s VCK (Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi).
The Jayalalithaa-led party was leading in 30 seats, while Congress and PMK were ahead in one seat each, according to official counting trends available for 32 seats at 10:30 am.
The stern warning has come two days after party supremo M Karunanidhi's son Alagiri held meetings with his supporters in Madurai to chalk out his future political course.
Whether he contested in Sivaganga or somebody else contested, he would work with dedication as if he himself is in the contest, Chidambaram who has reportedly keen on fielding his son, Karti, said.
Alagiri's diminshing sphere of influence within DMK means he may not have leverage with bigwigs outside. Staying put and protecting his territory, however small, may be a better choice
One major difference is that the AIADMK promised freebies like fans, mixer grinders, laptops, goats, cows, four grams gold for poor women's marriage nationwide while DMK is silent on these.