No-confidence move against TN Speaker to be taken up 1 July

Tamilnadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal Monday indicated that the DMK’s resolution seeking his removal might be taken up 1 July during the ensuing session of the House. Continue Reading

DMK regains citadel in city, wins all three LS constituencies

DMK once again proved that Chennai is their citadel. Having a majority of MLAs in the city Assembly segments, the winning of three Lok Sabha constituencies has given them a big boost. All the DMK candidates who contested in the Lok Sabha elections in and around Chennai emerged winners by a huge margin, results for which were announced Thursday. Continue Reading

DMK’s Lok Sabha magic fails in by-polls

The elections are done and dusted and the people of Tamilnadu have given their mandate, albeit a curious one. While the DMK had resounding victories in Lok Sabha polls capturing 37 out of 38 constituencies, the Assembly bypolls were a different matter where they managed only 13 out of 22. Continue Reading

Madurai bench grants conditional anticipatory bail to Kamal

A petition was filed by Kamal seeking anticipatory bail following a case filed against him by Hindu Munnani for his comments on Nathuram Godse at an election campaign event in Aravakurichi. Continue Reading

Last phase of LS elections, by-poll in 4 TN Assembly seats Sunday

The seventh and final phase will cover 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh; all 13 in Punjab; nine in West Bengal; eight each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh; all four constituencies in Himachal Pradesh; three in Jharkhand and the lone seat of Chandigarh. Counting of votes will take place 23 May. Continue Reading

MNM leader Kamal asks what is wrong in his Godse statement

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder, actor-politician Kamal Haasan has reiterated what he said about Nathuram Godse and Mahatma Gandhi and rhetorically asked what was wrong with his statement. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Will Kamal’s MNM prove to be the X factor?

Kamal projected himself as an alternative to both the Dravidian parties. He made a whirlwind tour of the State and addressed several meetings. He was aggressive and left no stone unturned in using social media, television and print median campaigns. Continue Reading

Dhinakaran’s AMMK announces candidates for four by-elections

By-elections were held for 18 constituencies along with the Lok Sabha elections 18 April. The Election Commission had announced the by-elections to the remaining four constituencies after the poll process began.  Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMK to be ready with candidates list by evening

The candidates list and constituencies from which the DMK will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections was expected to be announced later today along with the names of contestants for the by-poll in 18 Assembly constituencies. Continue Reading