Marriages are made in manifesto: Row over DMK’s promise on inter-caste weddings

For the past few days, videos and posts alleging that ‘the DMK’s election manifesto promises Rs 60,000 and eight grams gold as gift if a woman from one of the dominant communities marries a Dalit man’ have gone viral on social media. Continue Reading

Stalin releases DMK poll manifesto, Rs 4,000 for every cardholder post Corona pandemic

More than 500 promises including reduction of petrol, diesel and Aavin milk price and setting up a special court to try corrupt AIADMK ministers were part of the DMK manifesto which was released today. Continue Reading

Issues, many-‘pest’os, cam‘pain’s

As in every election, the current one too is replete with issues. Even a cursory glance at the pollscape will show many issues frantically scurrying about. Issues can figure but how can they run and walk around? Confused? Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMK prez Stalin launches campaign from Tiruvarur

After paying tributes to his paternal grandmother and father M Karnandhi’s mother Anjugam at their Tiruvarur residence on Sannidhi Street, he launched the campaign by canvassing for Poondi Kalaivanan, the DMK candidate for the Assembly seat. Continue Reading

Tall promises

In their manifestos for the Lok Sabha elections, the AIADMK and DMK have made identical and tall promises, including release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts, scrapping of NEET, steps to increase employment and to eliminate poverty. Continue Reading