RS dy. chairman poll: TRS to throw its weight behind NDA

Hyderabad, Aug 9: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi will throw its weight behind the NDA candidate for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman elections to be held today. The NDA has fielded the JD(U)’s Harivansh against B K Hariprasad of the Congress.

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Need 6X6 ft land for our leader, nothing else: DMK’s emotive pitch in HC

karuna4Chennai, Aug 8: The DMK won a battle against the Tamil Nadu government after the Madras High Court ruled that M Karunanidhi would be buried at Marina. At Marina, three former chief ministers, C N Annadurai, M G Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa have been laid to rest.

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Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina rules Madras HC

Chennai, Aug 8: The Madras High Court has allowed the body of M Karunanidhi to be buried at the Marina Beach. After hearing arguments at length the court said that there is no impediment on burying the body at the Marina.

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Karunanidhi: Age did not wither his pithy prose

karuna1Chennai, Agu 8: 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.

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Karunanidhi gifted his house for a hospital

20IN_KARUNANIDHI9_1304858fChennai, Aug 8: Departed DMK chief M Karunanidhi gifted his residence at upscale Gopalapuram here in 2010 for setting up a hospital for the poor.

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Karunanidhi: Man who fought for Dravida Nadu, was first TN CM to hoist Tricolour

karuna3Chennai, Aug 8: M Karunanidhi, who was once part of a struggle for the establishment of a Dravida Nadu was also incidentally the first Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to unfurl the National Flag on Independence Day.

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With his trademark glasses, Karunanidhi lies in state with his first child Murasoli

karunanidhiChennai, Aug 8: One of Tamil Nadu’s tallest leaders and five time chief minister, M Karunanidhi is no more. His body has been kept at state at the Rajaji Hall in Chennai for people to pay their last respects.

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Khanna and Singham: The two pets in Karunanidhi’s life

karuna2Chennai, Aug 8: During his lifetime, Karunanidhi met with several visitors, dignitaries and VVIPs at his Gopalpuram residence. However there was one member in the family, who enjoyed a VVIP status that none could question.

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RIP Karunanidhi: A man of letters and a script writer, who wrote Tamil Nadu’s destiny

karuna1Chennai, Aug 8: As a script writer he would have lived a life of obscurity in the shadows of film stars who enjoy cult status in Tamil Nadu.

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Can I call you ‘appa’ at least once now: Stalin’s emotional letter for Karunanidhi

stalin-karunaChennai, Aug 8: Can I address you as Appa once at least now? This was part of an emotional letter written by M K Stalin, following the death of his father, Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday.

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