2019 general elections: Modi in Theni, promises to create new India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a broadside against the Opposition today, saying the DMK, Congress and their “mahamilavati” friends cannot accept strides India has made and, therefore, were “unhappy” with him. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Rahul files nomination for Wayanad seat

For the first time in his political career, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is contesting from beyond the Vindhyas. This morning, he filed his nomination papers to contest as the Congress candidate from Wayanad, in Kerala. Continue Reading

VVPAT slips: SC grants one week to Opposition for filing reply

The Supreme Court today asked 21 Opposition leaders to file within a week their reply on the Election Commission’s affidavit on their plea regarding voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips in Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Rahul refused to forge alliance with us, says Kejriwal

Talking to reporters at Visakhapatnam airport here, the AAP leader said he had met Rahul recently and the Congress leader had refused to ‘join hands with the AAP’. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Disgruntled Sudarsana Nachiappan patches up with Karti

Nachiappan called on Karti at the Karaikudi party office and shoot hands with him. Speaking to reporters after that he said the patch-up happened because the Congress wants a change of government at the Centre. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: For AIADMK and DMK, enemy’s friend is first enemy

The adage ‘Enemy’s enemy is a friend’ appears to be passé, at least in the Tamilnadu political arena. With Lok Sabha elections fast approaching, the two major players – AIADMK and DMK – have decided to follow a new strategy –  ‘Enemy’s friend is your first enemy’. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: AIADMK, DMK to woo voters with promises

In the absence of Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa, their parties — the DMK and AIADMK — are gearing up to face their first major test in the form of Lok Sabha elections and are paying extra attention to manifestos. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Alliances still being stitched together in Tamilnadu

Today was yet another day of hectic parleys and brainstorming sessions in the political camps of Tamilnadu, in view of the Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

Game on: Love all!

St Valentine’s much caricatured bearded face can’t be even remotely related to romance. The legend, fact or fiction, however, has stuck. He has inspired alike vigilantes, voyeurs and the virtuous. Continue Reading