AIADMK, DMK display rare unity, support Modi

In a rare display of unity, bitter foes AIADMK and DMK, the two prominent political parties of Tamilnadu, extended their firm support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to defend the nation’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the wake of face-off with China in Ladakh. Continue Reading

Chief Minister post: Fans oppose Rajini’s plan

For once, fans of Rajinikanth are against him. The actor, who is on the verge of launching a political party, had told office-bearers of his Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) Thursday that he would not become the Chief Minister in case of the party winning the 2021 Assembly election.  Continue Reading

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