Sumalatha Ambareesh begins aggressive poll campaign in Mandya

Even as Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Gowda has been fielded as the candidate from Mandya constituency, Sumalatha Ambareesh has already started an aggressive election campaign in Mandya. Continue Reading

Control room set up in TN to target unaccounted money during polls

A 24 x 7 control room has been set up in Chennai by the investigation wing of the Income Tax Department to receive information and complaints on unaccounted money used for electioneering in Tamilnadu and Puducherry.  Continue Reading

Sheroes of TN politics: Women who hog limelight ahead of LS polls

They may address ‘thaaimaargale…’ first in public meetings. But, when it comes to hardcore politics, men continue to dominate in Tamilnadu, though there were a few exceptions like Jayalalithaa. With her demise shattering the hopes of wannabe women politicos in the State, the upcoming Lok Sabha elections have brought to the fore a bunch of female politicians. These women are there in the political field for a while, but their presence is now felt in a never before way, in the run-up to the Parliamentary polls. Continue Reading

JD(S) won’t be rigid on seat sharing demands: Gowda

“I have said 12 seats should be given to us, but I will also not be rigid in saying that they should give us 12,” said JD(S) supremo Deve Gowda yesterday indicating that his party would show flexibility in seat sharing talks with Congress for the coming Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

I will contest LS polls, informs Sharad Pawar

Ending months of speculation over his future role in active politics, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has declared that he will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, while his nephew Ajit Pawar and others family members will not contest. Continue Reading