Phase 1 civic polls in TN: Curtains down on campaign

Leaders of various political parties were seen in full swing garnering votes for their candidates on the last day of campaign for the first phase of rural local body elections today. Continue Reading

Anti CAA Protest: DMK rally throws traffic out of gear

Despite denial of permission by the police, DMK’s rally against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was held here today. Though untoward incidents were not reported, traffic was badly hit in some of the arterial roads of the city. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu civic polls: Last minute rush to file nominations

Candidates of prominent parties indulged in a last minute rush to file their papers to contest in the civic polls on the last day of nominations today. Continue Reading

An open letter to Mr Rajinikanth

Dear Mr Rajinikanth, First, accept my hearty greetings on your being conferred the Icon of the Golden Jubilee award of IFFI by the BJP government at the Centre. Of course, we are not treating this as an effort to paint you in saffron hue. Not that you wish it either. After all, you have made it clear, for now that is, that you will resist any such attempt, as in the case of Thiruvalluvar. Continue Reading

By-elections in Tamilnadu: Countdown starts for counting

With the counting of votes polled in the Nanguneri and Vikravandi by-elections to be held tomorrow, three-tier protection has been given to the counting centres. Continue Reading

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