AMMK will win all 22 seats in by-poll, vote out TN govt: Tamilselvan

Exuding confidence that the AMMK will win all the 22 Assembly seats in the by-polls, Thanga Tamilselvan said they would vote against the AIADMK government in the House. Continue Reading

A wave of waves

Poll pundits predicting poll prospects seem pretty sure there is no wave this time. How off the mark! If only these ‘experts’ were to see with their eyes instead of perceiving with their intellect, they will realise there are only waves all over the pollscape. And seeing is believing, mind you. Continue Reading

Court dismisses plea seeking to debar Rahul from contesting polls

“If some company in some form mentions his nationality as British, does he become a British citizen?” the bench, also comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, asked the petitioners. Continue Reading

CEO Sahoo explains why re-polling is being conducted in TN

Addressing mediapersons today at the Secretariat, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said re-polling was needed as the presiding officers in 46 polling booths in 13 districts forgot to either clear the votes polled in the EVMs during the mock poll immediately preceding the actual polling or the entry in the VVPAT or both. 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

Issues, many-‘pest’os, cam‘pain’s

As in every election, the current one too is replete with issues. Even a cursory glance at the pollscape will show many issues frantically scurrying about. Issues can figure but how can they run and walk around? Confused? Continue Reading

2019 by-elections: AIADMK changes Periyakulam candidate

In a surprise move, the AIADMK candidate for Periyakulam (Reserve), Murugan, has been replaced by M Mayilvel. It is one of the 18 constituencies going to polls in the by-elections to the Assembly on 18 April. Continue Reading

When Chowkidar Modi tried to copy Sivakumar & Suriya

A group of young boys near my place were glued to their phones last evening. They were busy Googling to find what ‘Chowkidar’ means. As I reached home after a tiring day’s work, my mom gave me a puzzled look and asked me why there is a huge hype over Chowkidar? Continue Reading

DMK corrects manifesto to include loan waiver for all farmers

Announcing a correction to it today, a press release from the party here said in deference to the wishes expressed by farmers and accepting the request of alliance party leaders, the DMK promised that the crop loans of all farmers would be completely waived. Continue Reading

Panneerselvam kicks off campaign by canvassing for son at Theni

AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam began his campaign today in a special way – canvassing for his son P Ravindra Kumar who is contesting from Theni parliamentary constituency Continue Reading