Country’s richest candidate in 2019 general elections loses deposit

According to Election Commission data, Sharma lost his deposit as he secured only 1,556 votes. He had declared a net asset of Rs 1,107 crore in his papers submitted at the time of nomination. Continue Reading

Three TN women MPs will also represent their ilk in Parliament

Tamilnadu had 64 women candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections and people have chosen three among them to be sent to Parliament – one less than during the last parliamentary elections. Continue Reading

Women power in Parliament: 78 elected to Lower House

A closer look at the numbers reveals that 716 women candidates contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, of which, 78 were elected against the 62 in 2014. Continue Reading

Modi Cabinet: Who will be included in it from Tamilnadu?

At the same time, while confirming that a ministerial berth will be offered to the AIADMK by the BJP, sources also said the party’s Rajya Sabha MP, Vaithilingam, would be given a place in the Central Cabinet. Continue Reading

Congress defeat is just a slip, says TNCC president K S Alagiri

Talking about the Congress allies sweep in Tamilnadu and Kerala, he said the party would carry with it such allies and discuss the policies that brought them victory in these two States to replicate it at the national level to bounce back. Continue Reading

EPS, OPS and Raveendranath leave for Delhi BJP allies meeting

With only one contestant from the AIADMK alliance winning in the general elections from Tamilnadu,  speculation is rife that the MP will find a place in the Central Cabinet to be formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi shortly. Continue Reading

What future holds in store for Dravidian majors

While Palaniswami and Panneerselvam have renewed their earlier appeal to those who had “drifted away” from the party due to the “illusions created by selfish individuals,” Stalin has said, “During the next five years, we will work hard to fulfill the promises made and protect the interest of our State!” Continue Reading

Congrats, Modi

2019 saw the BJP individually crossing the 300 seats mark and the grand alliance touching 350. A phenomenal achievement, considering the current political situation. They rewrote several records. Modi became the only Prime Minister after Jawaharlal Nehru to win successive elections with individual majority. The wave was intact. Continue Reading

Modi’s DNA

Modi the politician and Modi the Prime Minister are but just minor manifestations of Modi, the mighty man. In these days of celluloid super heroes, India appears to have found an invincible one in flesh and blood. Not just elections and not just politics, India’s present story is the story of Modi, a story that is unfolding as an unbelievable history. Continue Reading

Leaders react differently to 2019 general elections results

Leaders from various political parties extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is set to rule the country for the second consecutive term. Also, leaders reacted to the by-poll results in the State, where the ruling AIADMK won nine seats and DMK, 13. Continue Reading