M Karunanidhi

Muthuvel Karunanidhi popularly known as Kalaignar ('artist'), was an Indian politician who served as the chief minister of the state of Tamil Nadu for five separate terms in the 1969–2011 period. Before entering in politics Karunanidhi worked in the Tamil film industry as a screenwriter. He has also made contributions to Tamil literature, having written stories, plays, novels, and a multiple-volume memoir.

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#Thatwas2018: Remembering the Indian gems whom we lost this year
India

#Thatwas2018: Remembering the Indian gems whom we lost this year

This year, we mourned far too many times.
Karunanidhi's life-size statue to be unveiled in Chennai next month
India

Karunanidhi's life-size statue to be unveiled in Chennai next month

A statue of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi will be unveiled in Chennai next month, the party announced today.
Kamal Haasan's party is ready for Tamil Nadu by-polls
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Kamal Haasan's party is ready for Tamil Nadu by-polls

Actor Kamal Haasan, who forayed into politics earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) is ready to contest by-polls in Tamil Nadu whenever it happens.
Stalin files nomination for the post of DMK President
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Stalin files nomination for the post of DMK President

DMK Working President MK Stalin, set to be elected the party President, has filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, DMK's headquarters, in Chennai today.
DMK Meet: No decision on President, but Stalin has support
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DMK Meet: No decision on President, but Stalin has support

At the first meeting of DMK, after the death of patriarch Karunanidhi on Tuesday, several party leaders asked his younger son MK Stalin to lead them.
Succession war in DMK: Karunanidhi's sons face off
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Succession war in DMK: Karunanidhi's sons face off

MK Alagiri, son of late DMK president M Karunanidhi, has claimed the support of his father's "true relatives" a day before a crucial party meeting, where announcements will be made regarding the next chief.
After Karunanidhi's death, son Stalin rises to handle DMK's reins
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After Karunanidhi's death, son Stalin rises to handle DMK's reins

As the only president of DMK, a towering leader of Tamil Nadu, and five-time Chief Minister of the state, M Karunanidhi, was laid to rest in Marina Beach, Chennai, last week, the responsibility of the party automatically fell on son MK Stalin's shoulders.
RaGa not given proper security during Chennai visit: TN Congress
India

RaGa not given proper security during Chennai visit: TN Congress

Congress president Rahul Gandhi was not provided proper security when he was in Chennai to pay his last respects to DMK leader M Karunanidhi, the Tamil Nadu Congress unit alleged today demanding action against police officers responsible for the lapse.
Karunanidhi used films, command over Tamil to promote Dravidian ideology
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Karunanidhi used films, command over Tamil to promote Dravidian ideology

M Karunanidhi used the medium of films and his command over Tamil language to reach out to people and promote the Dravidian ideology, according to two books related to the late DMK patriarch.

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