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Rajinikanth at Karunanidhi's condolence meet: Kalaignar's pen created superstars like MGR and Sivaji Ganesan
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Rajinikanth at Karunanidhi's condolence meet: Kalaignar's pen created superstars like MGR and Sivaji Ganesan

Karunanidhi's condolence meet witnessed the presence of high profile stars like Rajinikanth, who lashed out at the ruling party and showered lavish praise on Kalaignar's contribution to the film industry.

Stalin likely to use 'Karunanidhi card' to surge ahead in 2019: Raking up burial row to tackle both AIADMK, Alagiri
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Stalin likely to use 'Karunanidhi card' to surge ahead in 2019: Raking up burial row to tackle both AIADMK, Alagiri

MK Stalin was among those listening to Rajinikanth, seated in the front row. On Tuesday morning, Stalin took off from where Rajini left and decided to tell the world about how the EPS regime went out of its way to put hurdles in fulfilling Karunanidhi's last wish.

Karunanidhi laid to rest with full State honours at Marina Beach as DMK supporters bid teary farewell
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Karunanidhi laid to rest with full State honours at Marina Beach as DMK supporters bid teary farewell

Amid cries of people hailing him as 'Thalaivar', DMK president Muthuvel Karunanidhi's last journey began with thousands of people paying their last respects.

Karunanidhi laid to rest at Chennai's Marina Beach next to mentor CN Annadurai as lakhs bid farewell
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Karunanidhi laid to rest at Chennai's Marina Beach next to mentor CN Annadurai as lakhs bid farewell

The country's high and mighty descended on the city to pay their last respects to Karunanidhi, who left an indelible imprint on the Tamil Nadu's public life for decades through his literary, cinematic and political achievements.

Karunanidhi funeral; updates: DMK patriarch laid to rest with State honours as family, followers bid farewell
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Karunanidhi funeral; updates: DMK patriarch laid to rest with State honours as family, followers bid farewell

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi was laid to rest at Marina Beach with full State honours on Wednesday as his family members and follower bid farewell.

Karunanidhi passes away: Age did not wither DMK chief's pithy prose; Kalaignar wrote his last script at 90
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Karunanidhi passes away: Age did not wither DMK chief's pithy prose; Kalaignar wrote his last script at 90

Age did not wither his pithy prose as Karunanidhi wrote his last script at the age of 90 for a television serial based on the life of 11th-century reformer-saint Ramanuja, who strove for an egalitarian society.

Karunanidhi passes away: Scriptwriter par excellence, DMK chief was astute politician and 5-time CM
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Karunanidhi passes away: Scriptwriter par excellence, DMK chief was astute politician and 5-time CM

A script writer par excellence, M Karunanidhi began penning scripts for plays as a 20-year-old, his works becoming a vehicle for propagating the principles of the Dravidian movement.

Karunanidhi passes away: From Rajinikanth to Mammootty, south film stars mourn demise of Kalaignar
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Karunanidhi passes away: From Rajinikanth to Mammootty, south film stars mourn demise of Kalaignar

Who's who of the southern film industry has been mourning the demise of the late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and screenwriter Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi.

Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, O Panneerselvam pay last respects to DMK chief
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Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami, O Panneerselvam pay last respects to DMK chief

People queued up in large numbers early this morning at Rajaji Hall to pay their last respects to DMK president M Karunanidhi who died on Tuesday after prolonged illness.

Karunanidhi passes away: Tamil Nadu declares holiday in schools, govt offices on Wednesday; film shows cancelled
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Karunanidhi passes away: Tamil Nadu declares holiday in schools, govt offices on Wednesday; film shows cancelled

The Tamil Nadu government has declared a holiday for educational institutions and government offices on Wednesday as a mark of respect to DMK president and former chief minister M Karunanidhi, who died on Tuesday evening.

Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Madras High Court to decide on burial site for DMK chief at 8 am today
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Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Madras High Court to decide on burial site for DMK chief at 8 am today

The Madras High Court on Wednesday morning at 8 am would decide on the DMK's plea against Tamil Nadu's government's decision to deny burial of the party president M Karunanidhi's body at Marina Beach.

Karunanidhi passes away: DMK cadres arrive in hordes to pay respect, demand burial of Kalaignar at Marina Beach
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Karunanidhi passes away: DMK cadres arrive in hordes to pay respect, demand burial of Kalaignar at Marina Beach

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday at 6.10 pm due to multiple organ failure.

Karunanidhi family tree: DMK chief leaves behind lineage of young politicians but Stalin, Kanimozhi likely to be heirs
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Karunanidhi family tree: DMK chief leaves behind lineage of young politicians but Stalin, Kanimozhi likely to be heirs

DMK chief and Tamil Nadu politics veteran M Karunanidhi who passed away on Tuesday in Chennai at the age of 94, is survived by two wives and six children.

Karunanidhi death; latest updates: Rajinikanth pays last respects to DMK chief at Rajaji Hall, superstar couldn't sea Kalaignar yesterday
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Karunanidhi death; latest updates: Rajinikanth pays last respects to DMK chief at Rajaji Hall, superstar couldn't sea Kalaignar yesterday

Actor Rajinikanth reached Rajaji Hall to pay his last respects to DMK chief Karunanidhi. Rajinikanth, who arrived later on Tuesday, had failed to get past the massive crowd outside the residence and enter the residence. Rajinikanth reached Karunanidhi’s residence late on Tuesday night but had to return without seeing the Dravidian politics stalwart.

Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Narendra Modi mourns 'deep-rooted mass leader'; Rahul Gandhi says DMK chief 'strode like colossus'
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Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Narendra Modi mourns 'deep-rooted mass leader'; Rahul Gandhi says DMK chief 'strode like colossus'

Following DMK president M Karunanidhi's death on Tuesday evening in a Chennai hospital, leaders from across all political spectrum have been conveying their condolences for their beloved Kalaignar.

Karunanidhi death mired in petty burial politics: After midnight court drama, Madras HC adjourns hearing to 8 am today
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Karunanidhi death mired in petty burial politics: After midnight court drama, Madras HC adjourns hearing to 8 am today

DMK chief M Karunanidhi, a colossus in Tamil Nadu politics, poet, columnist and script writer, who left an indelible imprint on the state's public life for over five decades, died today, setting the stage for a late night courtroom drama over where he shall be buried.

Karunanidhi's burial spot becomes flashpoint as Opposition parties backs DMK's demand for memorial at Marina
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Karunanidhi's burial spot becomes flashpoint as Opposition parties backs DMK's demand for memorial at Marina

A massive controversy erupted on Tuesday 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 offered space near the memorials of former chief ministers C Rajagopalachari and K Kamaraj.

Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Followers grieve loss of DMK patriarch in Tamil Nadu
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Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Followers grieve loss of DMK patriarch in Tamil Nadu

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, a highly popular scriptwriter-turned-politician in Tamil Nadu, passed away at 94 on Tuesday after suffering multiple organ failure

Row over Karunanidhi's burial: DMK moves Madras HC after Tamil Nadu govt denies space at Marina Beach
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Row over Karunanidhi's burial: DMK moves Madras HC after Tamil Nadu govt denies space at Marina Beach

Senior counsel for DMK P Wilson and Saravanan went to acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court Huluvadi G Ramesh's residence and sought permission to move an urgent motion.

M Karunanidhi's health 'slightly declines': From writing to politics, DMK patriarch has always been a crafty strategist
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M Karunanidhi's health 'slightly declines': From writing to politics, DMK patriarch has always been a crafty strategist

DMK president M Karunanidhi is a five-time chief minister in Tamil Nadu. He contested a whopping 12 Assembly elections in his eight-decade political career and won all of them.