9 get life sentence in Madurai ‘Dinakaran’ newspaper attack case

The case dates back to 2007 when the newspaper owned by the Sun Group headed by Kalanithi Maran, published a survey stating that M K Stalin was the preferred heir to then DMK president M Karunanidhi and that his brother Alagiri’s popularity was just 2 per cent. Continue Reading

DMK releases list for Assembly by-polls

Terming the by-polls to 18 of the 21 Assembly seats along with 18 April Lok Sabha polls as a mini-election, DMK president M K Stalin Sunday released the candidates’ list, nominating Poondi K Kalaivanan for the high-profile Tiruvarur seat held by his father and late chief minister M Karunanidhi.
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DMK list of candidates out, Kanimozhi to contest from Thoothukudi

The DMK, which would be contesting in 20 of the 39 seats in the polls, has nominated late leader M Karunandihi’s daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi for the Thoothukudi seat. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMDK tries to save face after talks fail with DMK

Vijayakanth-led DMDK is expected to formally announce its alliance with the AIADMK tomorrow and accept the four seats it was offered. Its bargaining chip of using DMK to get more seats from the AIADMK failed after DMK president M K Stalin officially announced today that his party will contest in all the remaining 20 seats in the 2019 general elections. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK talks with multiple parties; soon to start campaign

It was an action-filled day at the DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam at Teynampet as talks for the alliance were held with multiple parties. Continue Reading

Kamal takes a dig at Stalin

Alleging that the DMK has been copying their idea of holding grama sabha meetings across Tamilnadu, Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan today said it is a surprise that only after MNM held such meetings, the DMK is conducting the same across the State. Continue Reading

TN’s 10-year challenge: Key changes witnessed in politics 2009-2019

With the #10YearChallenge that is about posting photos of individuals from 2009 and from today, to check their physical changes, taking the social media by storm, how about a similar exercise for Tamilnadu from the political angle, for the State’s politics witnessed a sea change in the last decade? Continue Reading