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

RPF proposes 3-year penalty for eve-teasing
DNDEL22672 | 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :178

New Delhi: With rise of crime against women in trains and at railway platforms across the country, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has proposed an amendment to the Railway Act so that they can apprehend eve-teasers and molesters on the spot. If am
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

UP cops seek CISF help to audit Kumbh fire and safety measures
DNDEL22673 | 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :346

New Delhi: Assessing terror threats during 49-day Kumbh Mela to be held in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad, the state government has approached Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to carry out a comprehensive security and anti-fire audits. The force h
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

French vessel to lead Tomy rescue
DNDEL22674 | 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :297

New Delhi: Indian Naval officer Commander Abhilash Tomy, who is injured and stranded in the Indian Ocean fighting the rough waters with an injured back in a damaged boat, will be rescued by French vessel Osiris on Monday, the Indian Navy said. It add
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Naxals kill MLA, ex-lawmaker in Andhra; women part of hit squad
DNDEL22678 | 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :329

Visakhapatnam: A group of Naxal, including many women, shot dead a legislator and a former lawmaker in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday in first such Naxal attack in nearly five years in the state.
Telugu Desam Party MLA Kidari S
Add To LightboxCalculate Price