Polling begins in two Assembly seats in TN, lone seat in Puducherry

Amid tight security, polling began in two Assembly constituencies in Tamilnadu and one segment in neighbouring Puducherry as voters turned up enthusiastically to cast their votes early in the day. Continue Reading

Case slapped on DMK MLA for possessing cash to distribute to voters

With just three days left for the Nanguneri by-poll, a case has been filed against seven people including DMK MLA Saravana Kumar for possessing cash, allegedly meant to be distributed to voters in the southern constituency. Continue Reading

Is A P Muruganandham next Tamilnadu BJP chief?

Political circles are abuzz with a murmur that senior BJP leader A P Muruganandham will be announced as next president of the party’s Taminadu unit. Continue Reading

AIADMK govt surviving by being subservient to Central govt: DMK

DMK president M K Stalin on Wednesday alleged the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu was surviving by being subservient to the Centre.

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Sedition case: Stalin comes to Mani Ratnam’s support

DMK president M K Stalin today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw sedition case against 49 celebrities including director Mani Ratnam, who wrote an open letter to Modi regarding mob lynching and alleged violence against minorities. Continue Reading

TN govt focussing on development of agriculture: CM

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said his government is not only focusing on the development of agriculture but also on other businesses that are associated with it. Continue Reading

Editorial: Power to women

In a landmark move, Parliament Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the legislation was passed by the Rajya Sabha following non-aligned BJD extending support and NDA constituents JD-U and AIADMK, walking out. Continue Reading

Demoting Tamil antiquity in textbook creates major controversy

A new controversy was triggered by a class 12 English textbook that has been issued to students in Tamilnadu. It refers to Tamil as being only 2,300 years old whereas Sanskrit was 4,000 years old. Continue Reading