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Latest M Karunanidhi News, Photos, Blogposts, Videos and Wallpapers. DMK invite to Amit Shah for M Karunanidhi's memorial meet sets tongues wagging. DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu chief minister, M Karunanidhi has been . A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy took the decision. . "Not only did he accept our invitation, but also evinced keen interest in .. can't challenge press release by Government expressing inability to. DMK for the memorial meeting that would take place at YMCA Grounds It may be noted that the BJP was not invited for Mr Karunanidhi's 93rd.
Earlier, Rao met Karunanidhi at the latter's Gopalapuram residence where he was received by Stalin.
Praising year old Karunanidhi as "one of the tallest leaders" of the country, he recalled their association in United Progressive Alliance - I. He expressed joy that Karunanidhi, since confined indoors due to health reasons, responded to his 'Vanakkam,' the traditional Tamil salutation.
The Telangana chief minister has recently met Banerjee and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda as part of his move to form an alternative. Stalin, son of Karunanidhi and Leader of the Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly, hosted a lunch for Rao at his residence where the two had a lengthy discussion on issues, including federalism and devolution of funds to states.
Rao said the meeting was "very delightful We discussed so many things. Things which have been happening for the last seven decades in the country. They also said more rounds of discussions would be held.
Rao said this was neither the beginning nor the end and no decision had been taken. Across the nation there is a debate that there is a need for a qualitative change in governance of India, politics of India," he added. Both of us himself and Stalin had a telephonic talk with Mamata Banerjee also and we will be talking to so many leaders across the country," he said.
He said that editorial freedom should be used in public interest and appealed to the media to focus more on the 'success stories' of the people and not just politicians.
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The freedom to write and to decide what is to be written does not include the freedom to be less than accurate or factually incorrect," he said. In his address at the 75th anniversary celebrations of leading Tamil daily Dina Thanthi, the prime minister said editors select and decide 'what is important, what is to be given space on page one, what deserves more space and what to be ignored'. Quoting Mahatma Gandhi, he said, 'The press is called the fourth estate.Karunanidhi's Press Meet After Interviewing DMK MLA Aspirants For Election 2016 - Thanthi TV
It is definitely a power, but a misuse of power is criminal. As scholars say, it is an instrument to bring reform through peace and not by force," the prime minister said. Hence, it has as much social accountability as the elected government or the judiciary, Modi said. Invoking Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar, he said, "There is nothing in this world except ethics which would bring both reputation and wealth together.
Citizens analyse, discuss and attempt to cross-check and verify news that come to them through multiple sources, he observed.
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Healthy competition among credible media platforms is also good for the health of our democracy," he said. The PM said he believed that the reform in the media whenever required can only come through introspection. Perhaps it should happen more often," he said.