Amit vs Anna: How Hindi push snowballed into political row in TN

The timing of Home Minister Amit Shah’s call to promote Hindi, made on Hindi Diwas, might be appropriate for the north. But it was totally wrong for the south, especially Tamilnadu, for it came just a day ahead of the 110th birth anniversary of CN Annadurai, popularly Anna, a name that has been the driving force behind the Tamilnadu politics for the past six decades. Continue Reading

Chidambaram’s arrest, J-K issue being used to hide economic slowdown: DMK

Lashing out at the NDA government over the GDP growth, the DMK on Wednesday alleged issues like the arrest of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and Kashmir were being used by it to hide the ‘alarming’ economic slowdown. Continue Reading

TN rain: Stalin seeks Rs 1,000 crore aid package for Nilgiris

DMK president M K Stalin yesterday wrote to Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami urging him to announce financial aid of Rs 1,000 crore for the district and also asked the government to declare the hilly region as disaster struck.  Continue Reading

Silent rally marks Karunanidhi’s first death anniversary

Rich tributes were paid to former Tamilnadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on the occasion of his first death anniversary. His son and DMK president M K Stalin along with senior party leaders took out a silent procession from the arterial Anna Salai to his memorial and paid floral tributes. Continue Reading

Stalin slams AIADMK over Talaq Bill, calls it BJP’s clone

Stalin said AIADMK has become one with BJP’s ideology and its clone. He questioned the AIADMK for changing its stand on the Bill although it had opposed it in Parliament last December. Continue Reading

No chances for third front post LS polls, says Stalin

A day after Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekara Rao met DMK President MK Stalin, the leader of opposition in Tamilnadu Assembly said he did not see any chances for a third front post Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading