EPS denies rift in AIADMK, OPS will reply after watching MLA’s comments

Chief Minister Palaniswami said he cannot comment on what Rajan Chellappa had said as he was not fully aware of it. However, he assured that there was no split in the party and everything was well. Continue Reading

AIADMK MLA indirectly bats for OPS to wield supreme power

The murmurings within the AIADMK are growing louder with MLA Rajan Chellappa openly questioning the dual leadership of the party. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land – 1

‘What’s wrong with you people in TN?’: I have been bombarded with this condescending query ever since this State bucked the national trend in the recently-concluded LS polls. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu BJP leaders meet in Chennai to discuss poll debacle

The meeting was chaired by Muralidhar Rao, in charge of Tamilnadu affairs. State unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan, former Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan, senior leader H Raja, among others, took part. Continue Reading

Pondy Speaker Vaithilingam resigns MLA seat after winning MP election

Vaithilingam, who recently won the MP election on the Congress ticket, has now given up his MLA seat. He was also serving as the Speaker of the Puducherry Territorial Assembly. Continue Reading

Sonia Gandhi to be chief of Congress Parliamentary Party

Sonia’s name was proposed by former prime minister Manmohan Singh at the first meeting of the newly-elected Congress Lok Sabha MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament this morning. Continue Reading

AMMK goes into huddle to discuss situation post 2019 elections

It is expected that today’s meeting would discuss the election debacle and the way ahead for the fledgling party that is headed by general secretary Dhinakaran. Continue Reading

World leaders to attend Modi swearing-in ceremony Thursday

This will be the fourth time that a Prime Minister is administered oath of office in the Rashtrapati Bhavan’s forecourt. The ceremony, traditionally, takes place at Darbar Hall. Continue Reading

Congress MP Vasanthakumar gives up MLA post, submits resignation

While there was speculation yesterday about Vasanthakumar giving up his MLA post, this morning, he met Speaker S Dhanapal and tendered his resignation. Continue Reading