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M. Karunanidhi

Muthuvel Karunanidhi is an Indian politician and the current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He is the head of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a Dravidian political party in the state of Tamil Nadu. He has been the leader of the DMK since the death of its founder, C. N. Annadurai, in 1969 and has served as chief minister five times (1969–71, 1971–76, 1989–91, 1996–2001 and 2006–present). He holds the record of winning his seat in every election in which he has participated in a political career spanning more than 60 years. In the 2004 Lok Sabha Elections, he led the DMK-led DPA (UPA and Left Parties) in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to win all 40 Lok Sabha seats. In the following 2009 Lok Sabha Elections, he was able to increase the number of seats for the DMK from 16 to 18 seats, and led the UPA in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, to win 28 seats, even with a significantly smaller coalition. He is also a playwright and ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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M Karunanidhi dubs probe panel into Chennai building collapse an eyewash ...
2014-07-04
Terming as an "eyewash" the setting up of an inquiry commission by Tamil Nadu government to probe the 11-storeyed under construction building collapse which claimed 61 lives in Chennai, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded a CBI ...
(Daily News & Analysis)
  1. Karuna dubs probe panel an eyewash, demands CBI probe

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Karunanidhi targets Centre on Gopal Subramanium rejection row
2014-07-03
Chennai: Slamming the Centre over rejection of former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's appointment as Supreme Court judge, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Thursday wondered if the role of the former senior law officer in Sohrabuddin case was ...
(Zee News)
  1. An opportunity lost, MK says on Gopal row

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M Karunanidhi targets Centre on Gopal Subramanium rejection row
2014-07-03
Slamming the Centre over rejection of former Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's appointment as Supreme Court judge, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi today wondered if the role of the former senior law officer in Sohrabuddin case was the "reason" behind ...
(Financial Express)
  1. Karuna targets Centre on Gopal Subramanium rejection row

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'CM should respond to Kerala's stand on river-linking'
2014-06-27
DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Friday sought to know the Tamil Nadu government's response to Kerala's stand that inter-linking of two of its rivers with the Vaippar in Tamil Nadu was not viable. The project was proposed by the National Water ...
(The Hindu)
  1. TN Riparian Rights Yet to be Secured, Says Karunanidhi
  2. Karunanidhi seeks Tamil Nadu response to Kerala stand on river inter-linking
  3. DMK demands Jaya's response to river linking

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M Karunanidhi, Illayaraja Among Others Pay Last Respects
2014-06-24
Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi, party treasurer M K Stalin and legendary music composer Illayaraja were among the host of people who paid their last respects veteran Tamil film director Ramanarayanan, who died on Sunday. 65-year-old ...
(NDTV)
  1. Kamal Haasan, Karunanidhi, Vijayakanth Pay Last Respects to Director ...
  2. Kollywood shut down today to pay last respects to Ramanarayanan
  3. M Karunanidhi, Illayaraja Among Others Pay Last Respects to Ramanarayana

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Karuna, Vijayakant condoles death of Narayanan
2014-06-23
Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi and DMDK leader Vijayakant today condoled the death of veteran Tamil cinema director Ramanarayanan, saying his demise was a loss to Tamil film world. Karunanidhi recalled that Narayanan had served as DMK ...
(Free Press Journal)
  1. Karunanidhi, Vijayakant condole famous Tamil director Ramanarayan's death
  2. Karunanidhi, Vijayakant condole death of Narayanan
  3. Karuna, Vijayakant condole death of Narayanan

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M Karunanidhi, BJP's Tamil Nadu allies slam railway fare hike
2014-06-21
Slamming the rail fare hike, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today said that though BJP government promised to set right the "wrong precedents" of UPA government, its approach was no different from its predecessor's on certain issues. BJP's Tamil Nadu allies, ...
(Daily News & Analysis)
  1. Karuna, BJP's TN allies slam railway fare hike

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#dnaEdit: Tyranny of language
2014-06-21
It's hardly a wonder then that M Karunanidhi, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief, has now objected to the Union home ministry's directive to bureaucrats urging them to promote Hindi as the language on official websites and for posting comments ...
(Daily News & Analysis)
  1. Modi govt in knots over 'Hindi first' on social media circular
  2. Modi's push for Hindi irks many
  3. Hindi Tweets Please,Modi's dictat to Officers,DMK objects

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M Karunanidhi Fumes Over Memo on Hindi Use
2014-06-20
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Thursday strongly criticised the government move saying that giving priority to Hindi will be construed as a first step towards attempt at creating differences among non-Hindi speaking people and making them second class ...
(The New Indian Express)
  1. Karunanidhi decries Centre's directive on Hindi use in social media
  2. Modi govt orders Hindi tweets; no way, says DMK

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