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

Tirunelveli ex-mayor murder: Stalin demands immediate arrest of culprits

It was condemnable that the AIADMK government was unable to maintain law and order, he said, and added that lately, many DMK functionaries were being murdered. He demanded the immediate arrest of the murderers and to bring them to justice. Continue Reading

RS polls: DMK candidate to contest in case Vaiko papers are rejected

With uncertainty prevailing over MDMK general secretary Vaiko being able to contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Tamilnadu following his conviction in a sedition case, the DMK has decided to field its candidate. Continue Reading

All-party meeting in TN this evening on 10% reservation for EWS

The meeting, to be held at 5.30 pm, will be chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami who had promised on the floor of the House that it would be held to decide on the new rule passed by the Centre. Continue Reading

One son-set in north, two son-rises in south

While Udhayanidhi Stalin, son of DMK president M K Stalin, was made the youth wing secretary of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Nikhil, son of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, was named leader of the JD(S) youth wing. Continue Reading

SC to soon hear 11 AIADMK MLAs disqualification case

The disqualification case of Tamilnadu MLAs involving Deputy Chief Minister, O Panneer Selvam and 10 others will soon be taken up for hearing soon, stated Supreme Court today. Continue Reading