ED moves Delhi HC challenging anticipatory bail to Chidambaram

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today approached the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case. The plea is likely to be heard tomorrow. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu MPs take oath in Tamil in Parliament, raise slogans

Apart from the DMK MPs, Congress and Communist MPs and the AIADMK MP also took the oath in Tamil. But the slogans they raised after taking the oath were different for each one of them. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK alliance leading in 17 seats in TN, Pondy

Of the 20 constituencies where postal ballot trends are available in Tamilnadu and Puducherry (total of 39 seats), the DMK alliance is leading in 17 and the AIADMK in 3. Continue Reading

AIADMK complains against Dayanidhi Maran

AIADMK today filed a complaint with Election Commission (EC) alleging that Central Chennai DMK candidate Dayanidhi Maran violated model code of conduct after casting his vote by addressing mediapersons urging people to vote for change today. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Campaign in Chennai goes cool

It’s some time since the bugle was blown for the biggest battle of the ballot in the nation. Yet on the streets of Chennai, the writing on the wall is clear: Blank. Continue Reading

Madras HC rejects Marans plea in telephone exchange case

Justice A D Jagadish Chandira issued the orders after the verdict was reserved 25 October. Appearing on behalf of the former Union Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, advocate Neeraj Kishan argued that there was no solid evidence of the illegal telephone exchange. Continue Reading

2G: The missed calls

When A Raja was granted bail one almost felt justice has been done. So how do we account for the sudden spurt of seeming sympathy? After all, is not the former Tele minister’s culpability firmly established? Well, it is not that we love Raja more. Only that while this decoy-Caesar took all the stabs for playing a bit part in the 2G drama the real Caesars lurking behind the curtains got away without a scratch! Continue Reading