You need ‘certificates’ from ‘specialists’ if you want to enter TN politics

Want to become a politician in Tamilnadu? And wondering what are the basic qualifications? Well, to start with, you have to get the following certificates from the following people / parties – community certificate from the DMK, nativity certificate from Naam Tamizhar Katchi’s Seeman and nationality certificate from BJP leader H Raja. Continue Reading

Game on: Love all!

St Valentine’s much caricatured bearded face can’t be even remotely related to romance. The legend, fact or fiction, however, has stuck. He has inspired alike vigilantes, voyeurs and the virtuous. Continue Reading

Slamming old video featuring Stalin, AIADMK speaks up for Hindus

The ruling AIADMK slammed DMK president M K Stalin Tuesday accusing him of trying to divide people on religious lines after a two-year-old video clip surfaced on social media purportedly showing him criticising Vedic ceremonies of weddings. Continue Reading

Friends, foes & fear

With just a few months left for the general elections, it’s action time among political parties. From devising strategies, discussing alliances and developing manifestos, they are on their toes. They never leave any opportunity to deflate their opponents. Watch is their word. Continue Reading

Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam to contest Tiruvarur by-poll?

It’s action all the way at Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) as jubilant party cadres want their leader Kamal Haasan to field a candidate for Tiruvarur by-election. Continue Reading

Stalin proposing Rahul as PM candidate evokes many reactions

DMK president M K Stalin’s announcement – openly declaring/proposing AICC president Rahul Gandhi as the prime ministerial candidate in the coming Lok Sabha polls – has come as a surprise but was not a shocker. Continue Reading

DMK, AIADMK continue to trade barbs on MK burial space row

The row over allocation of burial space for late DMK chief M Karunanidhi continued with the opposition party accusing the government of denying land on the Marina beachfront due to ‘vendetta’, a charge dismissed as ‘baseless’ by the ruling AIADMK. Continue Reading