Why TN is forbidden land – 1

‘What’s wrong with you people in TN?’: I have been bombarded with this condescending query ever since this State bucked the national trend in the recently-concluded LS polls. Continue Reading

Country’s richest candidate in 2019 general elections loses deposit

According to Election Commission data, Sharma lost his deposit as he secured only 1,556 votes. He had declared a net asset of Rs 1,107 crore in his papers submitted at the time of nomination. Continue Reading

Three TN women MPs will also represent their ilk in Parliament

Tamilnadu had 64 women candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections and people have chosen three among them to be sent to Parliament – one less than during the last parliamentary elections. 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

Chief Minister Edappadi greets Jagan Mohan and Naveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended greetings to YSR Congress Party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik for winning in Assembly elections held in Andhra Pradesh and Odissa respectively. Continue Reading

Vijayakanth greets Modi on becoming PM for second term

In a tweet, the DMDK leader greeted Modi on becoming the Prime Minister for a second time with individual majority of the party.  Continue Reading

2019 elections: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy cancels Delhi visit

With exit polls predicting an easy comeback for the NDA government at the Centre, Karnataka Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy cancelled his visit to Delhi today. The Karnataka CMO tweeted, ‘The proposed visit of the chief minister to New Delhi today stands cancelled.’ Continue Reading