Tamilnadu parties hold secret parleys for alliance in Lok Sabha elections

Even second-rung leaders are not being kept in the loop, in a bid to maintain confidentiality, say sources in at least two parties. Continue Reading

2019 loaded with opportunities & threats for Tamilnadu political leaders

 The New Year is almost here. Though 2018 is ending on a confusing note for Tamilnadu politics, with no clarity on many issues, 2019 is expected to make certain things clear. Continue Reading

‘Senthil Balaji defection to DMK is like first look of film’

“The switching over of Senthil Balaji from the AMMK to DMK was just like the first look of a film. Tamilnadu political arena should brace itself for the second look, teaser, single, audio launch and trailer before the release of the film being bankrolled and directed by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. It will be a true political thriller,” say sources aware of recent developments in the M K Stalin-led party. Continue Reading

SC won’t adjourn 11 MLA disqualification case against AIADMK

At a time when members of AIADMK camp were rejoicing post the verdict of third judge M Sathyanarayana upholding Speaker Dhanapal’s order disqualifying 18 MLAs last year, the Supreme Court today refused to adjourn the 11-MLA disqualification case filed by the DMK. The hearing was to take place tomorrow where Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, Minister Pandiarajan and many key MLAs are involved. Continue Reading

Scramble among TN parties to set up booth-level committees

The two major parties in Tamilnadu, the AIADMK and DMK, have revamped their strategies as far as setting up booth committees are concerned. Continue Reading

Stalin exempted from personal appearance in defamation case

The hearing in the special court at the collectorate here, regarding the defamation case against DMK president M K Stalin, has been adjourned to 31 October. Continue Reading