NEET fraud: Demand for CBI probe intensifies

DMK president M K Stalin today demanded a detailed probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the NEET impersonation case. At an event in Thiruvarur, Stalin said agents and brokers from Tamilnadu and other States were reportedly involved in this crime. Continue Reading

Udhayanidhi Stalin made DMK youth wing secretary

While it was speculated that Udhayanidhi will be elevated to the post, the official confirmation was announced by party general secretary K Anbazhagan this evening.  Continue Reading

Palaniswami orders Rs 186 crore relief for farmers hit by crop worm

The DMK also brought a special calling attention motion about construction of houses for those who lost them to Cyclone Gaja. In response, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said 28,671 houses will be built at a cost of Rs 1,742 crore. Continue Reading

TN Assembly session: Senthil Balaji’s comments trigger tension

Heated discussions were witnessed in the Assembly today after DMK MLA Senthil Balaji started to speak during the discussion on demands for grants for the Energy Department. Continue Reading

Wilson, Shanmugam to be DMK candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

With nomination of candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections opening today, the DMK has taken a head start. DMK president M K Stalin, in a statement in Chennai , said M Shanmugham, general secretary of Labour Progressive Front, and advocate P Wilson would be the party’s candidates for the two Rajya Sabha seats. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Oppn parties plan big for post-poll scenario 

With less than a week left for Lok Sabha election results to be declared, there is hectic action, especially in the Opposition camp. Leaders of regional parties are reportedly holding parleys behind doors to seize the opportunity in case of a fractured mandate.  Continue Reading

Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading

Sonia writes to meet allies 23 May, also invites parties not aligned with UPA

In a move aimed to strengthen Opposition unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to all allies including non-UPA ones — namely the BJD, YSR Congress, TRS and TDP — inviting them for a meeting 23 May to discuss the road map for the future political course of action. Continue Reading