AIADMK begins search for LS Poll candidates in Tamilnadu and Pondy

With just a few months left for general elections, the ruling AIADMK will start receiving nominations from the aspirants who wish to contest the ensuing Lok Sabha polls from tomorrow for all the Parliamentary constituencies in the state and neighbouring Puducherry Union Territory. Continue Reading

Friends, foes & fear

With just a few months left for the general elections, it’s action time among political parties. From devising strategies, discussing alliances and developing manifestos, they are on their toes. They never leave any opportunity to deflate their opponents. Watch is their word. Continue Reading

Unlike 2014, AIADMK to have allies for LS polls

The ruling party has maintained it will take decisions on forging alliance during the run up to the polls and the Munusamy-led panel is now expected to set in motion the process. Continue Reading

Madras High Court allows constructing memorial for Jayalalithaa at Marina

Passing orders on a petition filed by advocate M L Ravi, the Justice Sathyanarayana and Justice Rajamanickam bench today said since Jayalalithaa was not sentenced, she was not an accused who had been punished. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu Assembly session to commence 2 January 2019

The session, likely to last a week, is expected to generate more heat as the Opposition, led by the DMK, would be raising a host of issues, including the Mekedatu project row with Karnataka, relief works in Cyclone Gaja-hit districts and the controversial Sterlite issue. Continue Reading

Jaya death: Arumughaswamy inquiry panel summons OPS

The commission has also asked Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar and former minister C Ponnaiyan to appear 18 December. The panel was set up in September 2017. So far, it has examined various persons, including doctors who treated the late chief minister during her hospital stay in 2016. Continue Reading

Doors open for all except T T V Dhinakaran: Palaniswami

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today stated that except Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader T T V Dhinakaran, anybody, including those who left the AIADMK, can join the party. Continue Reading

Sarkar: AIADMK stirs up storm, Dhinakaran says yet to see film

If Vijay’s Sarkar saw plagiarism charges before its release, it’s now time for the film to face the heat from the ruling AIADMK for alleged portrayal of the State government in bad light. Continue Reading

A showdown

The political situation in Tamilnadu has taken a new turn with AMMK  founder T T V Dhinakaran stating that the 18 disqualified AIADMK  MLAs, who support him, will not go on appeal against the Madras High Court verdict. Continue Reading

Getting poll-ready

The ruling AIADMK has announced a list of leaders led by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam as ‘by-election in-charges’ for 20 Assembly constituencies, including those which have fallen vacant following the disqualification of 18 party MLAs loyal to rival leader T T V Dhinakaran. Continue Reading