DMK, AIADMK continue to trade barbs on MK burial space row

The row over allocation of burial space for late DMK chief M Karunanidhi continued with the opposition party accusing the government of denying land on the Marina beachfront due to ‘vendetta’, a charge dismissed as ‘baseless’ by the ruling AIADMK. Continue Reading

A day after Karunanidhi was laid to rest

Though the size of the crowd is less when compared to yesterday, the emotions have not gone down. A day after the burial of DMK president M Karunanidhi, party members today flocked the Samadhi and the residence of the patriarch to pay homage. Continue Reading

Night vigil at CIT Nagar

It was at 1 am on Wednesday that we decided to go to the CIT Nagar residence of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi’s daughter and MP Kanimozhi to pay our last respects to the leader. My husband R Rangaraj, veteran journalist, called up Kanimozhi and she advised us to come to CIT Nagar.

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Life back to normal at Alwarpet

The news of DMK president M Karunandhi’s demise has finally sunk in the minds of people. Alwarpet, the scene of all action for the last 11 days, now wears a deserted look. The former Chief Minster of Tamilnadu was admitted to Kauvery Hospital following health issues on 28 July.

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Karunanidhi: A man who never saw defeat

DMK president M Karunanidhi created an unparallelled record by winning all the 13 Assembly elections he had contested since 1957, barring in 1984 when he chose to enter the now defunct Legislative Council. Continue Reading