Congress MLAs in Kerala urge Rahul to contest from Wayanad

Even as the Congress’ Karnataka unit wrote to Rahul Gandhi inviting him to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the state, two Congress MLAs in Kerala urged the party president to contest from the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency for the coming elections. Continue Reading

2019 LS polls: Sumalatha to contest as independent from Mandya

After days of speculation whether late Congress leader M H Ambareesh’s wife and actor Sumalatha would be contesting the coming elections with the support of BJP, she announced yesterday that she will contest from Mandya seat as an independent candidate and that she would file her nomination from Mandya on 20 March. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Panneerselvam releases AIADMK manifesto

AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today unveiled the party’s manifesto for the 2019 general elections. The party is facing the polls in the alliance of the BJP, PMK, TMC and other parties. Continue Reading

Modi trying to turn whole nation into chowkidars, says Rahul

Even as many BJP leaders including Modi and the party’s president Amit Shah have prefixed the word ‘chowkidar’ to their names in their Twitter profile in a way of intensifying the ‘Main bhi chowkidar’ campaign, Rahul Gandhi took a dig at Modi yesterday. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK prez Stalin releases party manifesto

The DMK manifesto, released here this morning by party president M K Stalin at party headquarters Kalaignar Arangam, touched upon several key issues that according to it, affect the State. Continue Reading

1,000 farmers threaten to contest against KCR’s daughter for 2019 LS polls

In an interesting turn of events, 1,000 farmers have allegedly planned to file nominations against MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha from the Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency for the coming elections. Continue Reading

Heirline fracture

The candidates lists, released so far by almost all parties in Tamilnadu, have names of kin of top leaders. While the DMK has fielded a whopping number of six heirs (out of its 20 contestants), the AIADMK has pitted four wards of its seniors. Continue Reading