Vellore Lok Sabha seat election is prestige issue for CM & Stalin

he Vellore Lok Sabha election, slated for 5 August, is seen not just as a fight for a place in Parliament but also as an opportunity for the Dravidian giants to show their popularity among the people. Continue Reading

Udhayanidhi Stalin made DMK youth wing secretary

While it was speculated that Udhayanidhi will be elevated to the post, the official confirmation was announced by party general secretary K Anbazhagan this evening.  Continue Reading

Sadistic video of boy pleading with ‘kidnappers’ goes viral

It is not funny at all. The pain in the child’s eyes, the fear he had – if carefully listened to – every word uttered by the child will make you realise the child really thinks he is kidnapped and is in danger., says a psychologist. Continue Reading

Should MNM party leader Kamal Haasan not work on Bigg Boss?

‘I cannot understand why people keep questioning MNM founder Kamal Haasan hosting Bigg Boss. It is a profession and it should not be confused with politics. Being in politics does not mean that you should not do any other work.’ Continue Reading

TN Forest Dept chips in to save fauna during summer months

One might ask that when people are running around looking for that pot of water to survive, who has the time to think of animals in forests that are also affected due to lack of rain? Even if the common man does not, the State Forest Department, headed by Minister Dindigul C Sreenivasan, cares about what happens to the flora and fauna of the forests. Continue Reading

Sun’s rays drench Lingam at Dhenupureeswarar temple, Madambakkam

There is a rare event when the sun’s rays directly fall on the Kapila Naathar Lingam in the temple on 20, 21 and 22 April every year. Continue Reading

Fort St George falls silent due to polls, Model Code of Conduct

The Secretariat, which usually buzzes with activity, has mostly become a quiet spot ever since the election Model Code of Conduct came into effect 10 March. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Before counting, where and how will EVMs be stored?

When News Today contacted Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo, he denied any change in the procedure of keeping the machines safe. “The EVMs will be kept in a safe room as per routine and will be given enough protection till the counting date,” he added. Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami says he will order probe into Karunanidhi’s death

While DMK president M K Stalin has been harping that his party would commence a probe into the reason behind the death of Jayalalithaa, now, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami alleged Karunanidhi was kept under ‘house arrest’ for two years and added that the AIADMK government will launch a probe into it. Continue Reading

Polls: Busy season for shamiana & mike suppliers for party meetings

Thiyagu, who rents out shamiana, flags, tables and chairs for political meetings, said mostly parties pay the amount that they actually finalise. However, he added that there are exceptions. Continue Reading