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DMK says 248 cadres died of 'shock' after Karunanidhi's demise, announces Rs 2 lakh solatium for affected families
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DMK says 248 cadres died of 'shock' after Karunanidhi's demise, announces Rs 2 lakh solatium for affected families

After knowing about the hospitalisation and failing health of Karunanidhi and later his death, 248 party workers died, a resolution adopted at the party general council meeting said.

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.

DMK succession war: Not Alagiri, party workers rally behind MK Stalin for new leader after executive committee meet
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DMK succession war: Not Alagiri, party workers rally behind MK Stalin for new leader after executive committee meet

Duraimurugan, DMK's principal secretary and long time aide of M Karunanidhi, said MK Stalin had all the skills to lead the party

Rajinikanth slams E Palaniswami for skipping Karunanidhi's funeral: AIADMK hits out at actor-politician, says he lacks political maturity
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Rajinikanth slams E Palaniswami for skipping Karunanidhi's funeral: AIADMK hits out at actor-politician, says he lacks political maturity

Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said he represented the government on the chief minister's direction at the funeral of the departed DMK leader M Karunanidhi.

DMK party meet LIVE updates: MK Stalin says,
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DMK party meet LIVE updates: MK Stalin says, "We need to be united, Karunanidhi's dream was to be in power"

DMK party meet LIVE updates: The DMK on Tuesday held a meeting of its executive committee to condole the death of party president M Karunanidhi.

Succession war in DMK after Karunanidhi's death as Alagiri claims 'loyal' supporters are with him, not Stalin
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Succession war in DMK after Karunanidhi's death as Alagiri claims 'loyal' supporters are with him, not Stalin

Days after former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi's demise, a succession war has broken out in his family over DMK leadership as Alagiri has claimed that loyal supporters are with him.

DMK executive committee to meet on 14 August; MK Stalin says condoling Karunanidhi's death only thing on agenda
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DMK executive committee to meet on 14 August; MK Stalin says condoling Karunanidhi's death only thing on agenda

A DMK leader said the executive meeting may consider a date for holding the general council meet, which is likely to elevate Stalin as the party president.

Union Cabinet condoles death of M Karunanidhi, resolution says country lost a veteran and distinguished leader
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Union Cabinet condoles death of M Karunanidhi, resolution says country lost a veteran and distinguished leader

The Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condoled the demise of the 94-year-old leader, who had passed away on 7 August at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai. It observed a two-minute silence in his memory and passed a condolence resolution.

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.

As DMK chief Karunanidhi's life slipped away, his supporters held on to hope and a prayer
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As DMK chief Karunanidhi's life slipped away, his supporters held on to hope and a prayer

DMK chief M Karunanidhi, one of the foremost Dravidian politicians in modern times, died in Chennai on Tuesday, 7 August 2018, aged 94

Karunanidhi passes away: Both Houses of Parliament adjourn for the day after paying respect to 'leader of masses'
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Karunanidhi passes away: Both Houses of Parliament adjourn for the day after paying respect to 'leader of masses'

As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan informed members of the demise of Karunanidhi (94). Describing him as a "visionary" and a "leader of the masses", she said he spread his political philosophy through screenwriting and produced some of the best hits in Tamil cinema.

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: Madras High Court dismisses all pending petitions challenging burials on Marina beach
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Karunanidhi passes away: Madras High Court dismisses all pending petitions challenging burials on Marina beach

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed all pending petitions challenging burials on the Marina beach as it resumed hearing on a petition by the DMK seeking allotment of space at the famous beach for laying to rest its leader M Karunanidhi.

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: Stalin writes emotional letter to father, asks if he can call him 'appa' one last time
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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.

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.

Daily Bulletin: Karunanidhi's funeral post Madras HC order; NCLAT to hear Tata-Mistry feud, and other top stories today
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Daily Bulletin: Karunanidhi's funeral post Madras HC order; NCLAT to hear Tata-Mistry feud, and other top stories today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are expected to arrive as well and pay respects to Karunanidhi ahead of burial rites with full state honours. Here are the top stories for Wednesday

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.