During his acceptance address after being elected as the president, Stalin began his speech with his father’s trademark line “En uyirinum melana anbu Udanpirapugaley.” Continue Reading
M K Stalin, hitherto working president of the DMK, is the president of the party from today, as he has been elected unopposed to the top post of one of the largest political organisations in these parts, founded by C N Annadurai and nurtured by M Karunanidhi. Continue Reading
Though M Karunanidhi, the party’s late chief, was known for his ‘democratic’ style of functioning when compared to the ‘autocratic’ ways of his arch-rival J Jayalalithaa, Stalin may not fully toe the line of his father. Continue Reading
The new-age voter expects something different from her/his leader. S/he wants someone who is active, adroit, approachable and affable to lead the State. Continue Reading
A meeting of the party’s Executive Committee, a key decision-making body, urged the Central government to award Bharat Ratna posthumously for the three leaders for their struggles and achievements in public life. Continue Reading
The ruling AIADMK sought to put an end to the controversy surrounding the allotment of burial space for late DMK chief M Karunanidhi, with Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam saying the “issue has ended” and cautioned against any “unwanted debate” on the matter.
The stage was film industry’s memorial event for DMK leader M Karunanidhi. The event had DMK working president M K Stalin and top actors. But, it was actor Rajinikanth who hogged the limelight by going all guns blazing against the ruling AIADMK government for the first time for not being present during Karunanidhi’s funeral. Continue Reading
Among the 13 Assembly polls that M Karunanidhi contested and won in his chequered political career, it was the 1980 by-election in Anna Nagar against local favourite, Dr H V Hande, that tested ‘Kalaignar’ the most.
Northern Provincial council observed a moment of silence in the assembly today to pay tributes to DMK leader M Karunanidhi as Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe hailed Tamilnadu’s former five-term chief minister for his role in strengthening ties between Sri Lanka and India. Continue Reading
As a mark of respect to DMK president and former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Tamil cinema has postponed few of their programmes and memorial meetings are being organised to pay respect to the departed soul.