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Tag: Karunanidhi

Biju Patnaik and Karunanidhi: The Untold Story

Very few people, both in Odisha and Tamil Nadu are aware of the deep connection that Biju Patnaik had with Karunanidhi. In the third volume of his autobiographical book ‘Nenjukku Needhi’, Karunanidhi mentioned in detail about Biju Patnaik and it was he who referred to him as a “Uyarntha Manidan” (the tall man). The politics […]

Karunanidhi's final journey begins

Chennai: DMK President and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday began his final journey on a flower-decked military vehicle from Rajaji Hall where his body was lying in state since early in the morning. The tri-colour covered body of the 94-year old veteran politician was put on a military vehicle by military […]

Parliament adjourned as mark of respect to Karunanidhi

New Delhi: Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day without transacting any business on Wednesday as a mark of respect to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi who died in Chennai on Tuesday. The presiding officers of the two Houses made obituary references and paid homage to the 94-year-old […]

Karunanidhi death: 2 killed in stampede at Rajaji Hall in Chennai

Chennai: Two persons were killed and at least 30 injured on Wednesday in a stampede outside the Rajaji Hall here as hundreds of thousands thronged for a final glimpse of DMK leader M. Karunanidhi, witnesses said. “There has been heavy jostling and pushing and pulling in the crowd since morning,” one man at the site […]

Nation pays homage to Karunanidhi amid legal battle

Chennai: Tens of thousands of emotionally charged people from all over Tamil Nadu on Wednesday paid homage to DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi even as his party battled legally with the state government for a burial place at the Marina Beach here. Led by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, DMK members, leaders and people […]

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi no more; a peek into his life and times

Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi breathed his last at Chennai’s Kauvery Hospital today. He was 94 years old and had been admitted in the hospital since July 26. Earlier in the day, Kauvery hospital had issued a statement informing decline in Karunanidhi’s health. “He is extremely critical and unstable,” it read. Famous for his script-writing that […]

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Karunanidhi's condition extremely critical: Hospital

Chennai: The condition of DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi is “extremely critical and unstable”, the Kauvery Hospital said on Tuesday evening. “There has been significant decline in the clinical condition of Karunanidhi over the last few hours. Despite maximum medical support, his vital organ functions continue to deteriorate. His condition […]

President visits ailing Karunanidhi

Chennai: President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday visited DMK President M. Karunanidhi at the Kauvery Hospital here and wished him speedy recovery. “Visited Thiru Karunanidhi, met Kalaignar’s family members and doctors, and inquired about his health. Wishing the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, a veteran of our public life, a quick recovery,” Kovind tweeted. […]

Odisha CM wishes speedy recovery to Karunanidhi

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday wished DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi a quick recovery. The Chief Minister on Tuesday spoke to DMK leader M.K. Stalin over the telephone and enquired about the condition of his father and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, an official statement said. Karunanidhi, 94, is being treated at Kauvery […]

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Karunanidhi in ICU, doctors confident about his recovery

Chennai: DMK President M. Karunanidhi’s condition continues to be stable on Sunday and doctors are confident of his recovery, said a senior party official. The 94-year-old veteran politician was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Kauvery Hospital here at 1.30 a.m. on Saturday after his blood pressure dropped. Following treatment, Karunanidhi’s blood pressure […]

Karunanidhi shifted to Kauvery Hospital after his BP dipped

Chennai: DMK President M. Karunanidhi on early Saturday was shifted from his home to Kauvery Hospital here for further treatment. The five time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi was brought to the hospital about 1.30 a.m. He was suffering from urinary tract infection and age related ailments. Speaking to reporters here DMK leader A. […]

'Karunanidhi suffering from urinary tract infection'

Chennai: DMK President M. Karunanidhi (94) is suffering from urinary tract infection and is being treated at home, said the Kauvery Hospital monitoring his health. In a statement issued here, Kauvery Hospital’s Executive Director Aravindan Selvaraj said there has been a slight decline in Karunanidhi’s health due to age-related ailments. “He is currently being treated […]