TN CM accuses Stalin of double standards over alliance

A day after Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met DMK chief MK Stalin,  Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami questioned M K Stalin’s double standards with regards to forming an alliance. Continue Reading

2019 Elections: Twists & turns in Tamilnadu politics

Political observers say it is just the beginning of many things to come as just nine days are away for counting of votes. Continue Reading

Model Code of Conduct to be withdrawn 27 May in Tamilnadu

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo today said the election Model Code of Conduct, implemented in the State from 10 March after the announcement of the Lok Sabha polls and by-election will be in effect till 27 May. 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

CPI says LS poll results will send PM, TN CM home

CPI State secretary R Mutharasan said both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K Palaniswami would be sent home when the Lok Sabha elections and by-polls results are announced on 23 May. Continue Reading

Fort St George falls silent due to polls, Model Code of Conduct

The Secretariat, which usually buzzes with activity, has mostly become a quiet spot ever since the election Model Code of Conduct came into effect 10 March. 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

2019 elections: EC releases list of names of 13 booths for re-poll

The polling stations include those in Poonamallee, Tiruvallur, Pappireddipatti, Panruti, Andipatti, , Kangeyam, Periyakulam. Continue Reading