You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Top News

3 killed in Marina stampede before Titan’s final journey

DNMUM419955 | 8/9/2018 | Author : G Jagannath | WC :362 | India

Hundreds of thousands of grieving people descended on Chennai on Wednesday to bid a final farewell to DMK president and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi who died on the previous evening at the age of 94.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying tributes to the crusader for social justice, who was laid to rest with full state honours, next to the memorial of his mentor and DMK founder CN Annadurai, at Chennai’s iconic Marina Beach.
Three people were killed in rush for a final glimpse of “Kalaignar”, as the police used batons to control surging crowds. The five-time CM’s burial also followed overnight court drama.
Karunanidhi’s son and DMK working president MK Stalin, stood beside the casket, ca
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Top News

Got a selfie with a cow? Enter this contest
DNDEL24025 | 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :309

Kolkata: Have a selfie with a cow? Following last year’s success, an NGO has yet again organised a selfie competition to raise awareness among people for protection of cows. Doing away with the smartphone app and instead moving to social media
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Differences between India and China shouldn’t become disputes: Sitharaman
DNDEL24026 | 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :359

‘Army & police must respect each other’ New Delhi: In the wake of a clash between Army and police personnel in Arunachal Pradesh’s Bomdila town, Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said both the institutions should respect each other as
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

‘Bangla’ yet to get Centre’s nod
DNDEL24027 | 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :283

New Delhi: Even as the Centre has approved the change of names for over 25 towns and villages across the country in the past one year, one among the pending approvals is for the state of West Bengal, proposed to renamed to Bangla, say home mini
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Mahamumbai’s local dream runs all the way till Alibaug
DNMUM425932 | 11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Shashank Rao | WC :415

Mumbai: Mumbai is Mahamumbai as far as its suburban network is concerned and the metropolis cannot be looked at in isolation, the state government and the railways agreed on Sunday as they explored taking locals trains all the way up to A
Add To LightboxCalculate Price