DMK, TDP, TMC, AAP & Left parties have a thing in common

Floated against the Congress, these outfits carry the anti-Congress program in their very DNA. However, they are now either already in the Congress alliance or are not averse to forge partnership with the grand old party post the Lok Sabha election results 23 May. Continue Reading

A decade after decimation, MHA reveals shocking details about LTTE

May 17. It was on this day a decade ago LTTE was defeated by Sri Lankan forces in the ethnic war that lasted for years, claiming many lives on both sides. Continue Reading

Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading

Alliance partners not of much help in TN by-poll to 4 seats

Like how the IPL final witnessed a big fight between two strong teams – Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians – the 19 May by-election to four Assembly seats in the State is seeing a straight battle between the two big parties in Tamilnadu – the ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition, DMK. Continue Reading

Over 40 candidates in AIADMK, DMK alliances aspire to become Union Ministers

A rough estimate by ‘News Today’ shows 42 contestants (20 in AIADMK alliance and 22 in DMK front) might aspire a berth in the Union government. Continue Reading

AIADMK: Old enemy, new foe and some friends

“There will be no problem if we win more than eight seats (in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies) and we are almost sure about posting victory in at least 10 places. But, still, we are ready for the worst case scenario,” says an AIADMK insider. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu parties planning horse-trading post 23 May?

While the AIADMK is keen to retain power, the Opposition DMK is determined to make a comeback at Fort St George after the results of by-elections in 22 constituencies are announced 23 May. Continue Reading

2019 elections: What will happen in Tamilnadu politics after 23 May?

The continuance of the AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, which is already surviving on a wafer-thin majority, will be decided 23 May. In the 234-member House, Palaniswami needs the support of at least 118 MLAs for a simple majority. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Major rejig in AIADMK, DMK after poll results

Fireworks are in store in the ruling AIADMK and the main Opposition DMK after the election results are announced 23 May, as the high command of these Dravidian majors have received complaints from cadres about non-performers and cheats. Continue Reading

Focus of TN politics shifts to by-poll in 4 Assembly constituencies

The parties are now gearing up to start their canvassing again, with by-polls in four Assembly segments –  Thirupparankundram, Sulur, Aravakurichi and Ottapidaram – slated to be held 19 May. Continue Reading