Chennai, 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.
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed an appeal filed by the Tamil Nadu government which had questioned the discharge of Selvi, daughter of M Karunanidhi in a case of alleged land grabbing.
The Union Government which reviewed the Z category security being given to various leaders is all set to trim it. Those who are set to lose this privilege are DMK chief M Karunanidhi, former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhikesh Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav.
DMK supremo Karunanidhi who was admitted to the Kauvery hospital after he complained of uneasiness was discharged from the hospital. He left for his Gopalapuram residence after minor medical procedure.
Muthuvel Karunanidhi is the chief of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a major Dravidian political party in the state of Tamil Nadu. He has served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on separate ocassions.
-The decision by Jayalalithaa giving an ultimatum to the central government will only ensure the growth of anarchism
– Rahul Gandhi says he is concerned about the decision. What was he doing all these years instead of acting upon the case considering his government was in power?
In probably one of the biggest lows where the national security of India is concerned, an ugly political game has broken over the killers of Rajiv Gandhi. While the Tamil Nadu government has given an ultimatum of three days to decide on whether the killers of Rajiv Gandhi whose death sentences were commuted should be released, the Union Government is contemplating moving the Supreme Court on this issue.
Every high profile murders have several conspiracy theories attached to them. The latest one that is being spoken about is the one relating for former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi and this is due to a just published book called, Conspiracy to Kill Rajiv Gandhi: From CBI Files, by, K Ragothaman, who was CBI’s chief investigating officer.
Ragotham writes in his book that there were attempts made to protect the LTTE from being called the conspirators behind the killing of Rajiv Gandhi. In this interview with rediff.com, Ragotham speaks about his book, the conspiracy and also the hurdles that were faced in a probe in which many aspects were hushed up.