Assembly polls: TN gets ready for 5-cornered contest

Tamilnadu is poised for a five-cornered contest in the Assembly election this time. There is a tough contest between the ruling AIADMK, the main opposition DMK, AMMK-DMDK, Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam and Seeman’s Naam Tamizhar. Continue Reading

AIADMK top team confabs seat sharing with BJP, DMDK

Deputy Chief Minister and AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami today held a meeting with the senior members of the party. Continue Reading

Post-poll pangs

I am writing this to inform you all, loyal readers, that I won’t be writing this week. There are many reasons for me to skip my regular column, some personal but mostly political. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Mathematical analysis gives DMK advantage in TN

This is a purely mathematical exercise without venturing into forecasts or merits and demerits of parties and candidates. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Vijayakanth releases video, says he will join campaign soon

Today, appearing in a video, Vijayakanth said he was doing well and that he would undertake electioneering soon on the advice of his doctors. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Big battle between BJP and Cong in TN

As the Lok Sabha elections assume the contours of a straight fight between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi for the Prime Minister’s job, the constituencies in which the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, are contesting in Tamilnadu for the 18 April polls are drawing special attention. Continue Reading

Indian Poll League (IPL) is full of fun & frolic 

Lok Sabha polls are around the corner. Campaigning has hit fever pitch. Simultaneously, there is Indian Premier League (IPL) happening on a different pitch, where the most popular cricketers are in action. Would it not be appropriate to call this election as Indian Poll League (IPL)? Why not, as there are quite a lot of similarities between the two.  Continue Reading