2019 Lok Sabha polls, by-election crucial for EPS, OPS and Stalin

For the first time, the State is witnessing a sort of mini-Assembly election, as 18 constituencies are facing by-poll along with the parliamentary elections mainly due to the disqualification of AIADMK MLAs who sided with T T V Dhinakaran. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Cong announces list for 9 constituencies

The Congress is likely to announce the candidate for the Sivaganga constituency that has been allotted to it in the DMK alliance. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Case filed against CPI(M) candidate Su Venkatesan

Venkatesan, a famous Tamil writer who has won the Sahitya Akademi award, is the Madurai constituency candidate for the 18 April 2019 general elections. Continue Reading

Allies and all lies

In tune with the flavour of the season, it is 20:20. The DMK and AIADMK have, by some arithmetic coincidence, decided to keep these many seats for themselves while ceding the other 20 in their kitty to the allies. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Stalin’s 20-20 team & Indian Political League

By keeping 20 seats for itself, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has shared an equal number of constituencies among its allies – Congress (10), VCK (2), CPI (2), CPI-M (2), MDMK (1), IUML (1), KMDK (1) and IJK (1). Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMK signs deal with Parivendhar’s IJK, allots it one seat

Today, the seat-sharing deal was signed between DMK president M K Stalin and the IJK that was represented by Parivedhar’s son Ravi Pachamoothoo. Continue Reading