Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: DMK

President Kovind and PM Modi lead tributes to departed leader Karunanidhi

Prime Minister called the DMK supremo a deep-rooted mass leader.

I’m not against Ram. They can keep Ram. My conscience is my only god: Karunanidhi

Karunanidhi was one of the last of India's long marchers, a man with several flaws and a patriot who was once a secessionist.

DMK chief and five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi passes away in Chennai

Karunanidhi, also known as Kalaignar, was one of the pioneers of Dravidian politics. He was 94.

Karunanidhi ensured DMK representation at Centre & in state like no other regional leader

Observers attribute his sense of timing largely to his unique habit of listening to the views of the party cadre, whether positive or negative.

Karunanidhi always said DMK cadres were brothers from different mothers

As Tamil Nadu chief minister, M. Karunanidhi legislated the removal of hereditary priesthood in Hindu temples.

M. Karunanidhi had declined to be prime minister saying, ‘I know my height’

It is doubtful if there can be another Karunanidhi in Tamil Nadu for years to come.

The eternal flame of Dravidian politics is extinguished. Farewell, ‘Kalaignar’ Karunanidhi

Starting his journey at the age of 14, the prolific writer and politician was a unique, towering figure in the politics of Tamil Nadu and India.

Tamil Nadu governor must not let Raj Bhavan become a den of political activity

The Tamil Nadu governor’s review meetings with district authorities overstep constitutional boundaries.

Palaniswami govt gets a breather after split verdict on disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs

The High Court verdict has come as a sign of relief to K.Palaniswami's government as there is no threat to its stability. Chennai: In a relief...

We want Shiv Sena to continue alliance with us: BJP chief Amit Shah

Amit Shah’s statement is significant given that the Shiv Sena has announced that it will contest 2019 Lok Sabha and Maharashtra elections independently.

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Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.