Amit vs Anna: How Hindi push snowballed into political row in TN

The timing of Home Minister Amit Shah’s call to promote Hindi, made on Hindi Diwas, might be appropriate for the north. But it was totally wrong for the south, especially Tamilnadu, for it came just a day ahead of the 110th birth anniversary of CN Annadurai, popularly Anna, a name that has been the driving force behind the Tamilnadu politics for the past six decades. Continue Reading

How Palaniswami runs TN’s administration from abroad

Days before Palaniswami commenced his trip, a state-of-the-art mechanism was set up at the Fort St George, to enable the Chief Minister contact officials here and vice versa. Continue Reading

DMK prez Stalin holds firm grip over party, but has long way to go

The real test lies in 2021, when Assembly elections are slated to be held in Tamilnadu. While even his foes cannot deny the hardwork of Stalin, it is felt a few other qualities hardly work in his favour. Continue Reading

Foreign mission: CM to interact with biz leaders to woo investments to TN

‘Ulagam Suttrum Vaaliban’. This title of a yesteryear MGR blockbuster would now fit Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who is co-heading the party founded by the matinee idol. For, EPS will be the first CM of Tamilnadu to go on a foreign tour in many years, with the last being M Karunanidhi (to Singapore in 1999). Continue Reading

Chidambaram: Rise and fall of Harvard-educated, royal family scion

Some call this karma, some others allege this as vendetta, while those in the investigating agencies say law is doing its duty. Will the Chidambara(m) ragasiyam come out? Continue Reading

Rajini-Kamal’s political plan for 2021 TN Assembly elections

With the recently-concluded Assembly by-elections, conducted along with the Lok Sabha polls, reassuring the stability of the AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, top stars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan have set their eyes on 2021 when Assembly elections are slated to happen in the State. Continue Reading

Why CM Palaniswami is on spree to split TN into multiple districts

Divide and rule seems to be the policy of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. But, he has been doing this for the better administration of Tamilnadu and to fulfil long-pending requests of people. Continue Reading

Three from TN helped Modi-Shah achieve Mission Kashmir

The three from Tamilnadu are – External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, former IPS officer K Vijay Kumar and ex-bureaucrat K Skandan. Continue Reading

Post-Karunanidhi death, DMK sees Stalin’s rise, Alagiri’s absence, Udhay’s debut

From Dr M Karunanidhi (DMK) to Dynasty Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), the party has come a long way in the last one year. But, its fate in the years to come will depend on whether it functions as a Dutiful Makkal Katchi (DMK) or not. Continue Reading

Stalin to bring together Oppn leaders at MK memorial meet Wednesday

DMK president M K Stalin, who is lately leaving no stone unturned to project himself in the national arena, will bring together Opposition leaders from across the country for the first death anniversary of his father and party patriarch, M Karunanidhi, in Chennai Wednesday. Continue Reading