Karunanidhi passes away: Stalin writes emotional letter to father, asks if he can call him 'appa' one last time
After DMK chief and five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi breathed his last due to age-related ailments on Tuesday, his son and potential party heir MK Stalin penned an emotional letter to the late Karunanidhi, his "leader", asking if he could address him as "Appa" one last time.
DMK president M Karunanidhi, who is being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection, was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai early on Saturday, the party said.
On Monday, the women's wing of the DMK staged a protest march in Delhi, led by MP Kanimozhi demanding the immediate passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill. And on Sunday, known opposer of the same bill, Yogi Adityanath was elected as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
With prohibition being the buzz word for the May 16 assembly polls, DMK on Monday sought to go one up on its rivals, saying liquor units run by party workers will be closed if it comes to power.
A special CBI court in New Delhi is likely to commence on Monday the recording of statements of accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others, in a 2G scam-related money laundering case.
A court on Tuesday fixed 18 Nov for delivering its order on the CBI plea seeking permission to examine some more people as prosecution witnesses in the 2G spectrum allocation case.