Polling begins in two Assembly seats in TN, lone seat in Puducherry

Amid tight security, polling began in two Assembly constituencies in Tamilnadu and one segment in neighbouring Puducherry as voters turned up enthusiastically to cast their votes early in the day. Continue Reading

Madras HC allows Tamilisai to withdraw case against Kanimozhi

The Madras High Court today allowed Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to withdraw her petition filed against the victory of Thoothukudi MP Kanimozhi. Continue Reading

AIADMK govt surviving by being subservient to Central govt: DMK

DMK president M K Stalin on Wednesday alleged the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu was surviving by being subservient to the Centre.

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Editorial: Valid question

While seeking the response of the Election Commission as well as the DMK and the AIADMK to a plea, Madras High Court has posed a valid question: “How can a party member contest on symbols of other parties?” Continue Reading

Editorial: Valid question

While seeking the response of the Election Commission as well as the DMK and the AIADMK to a plea to declare as illegal the results of polls in five Parliamentary constituencies where members of different political parties had contested on… Continue Reading

TN CM defends government’s decision to hike milk price

A day after the State government announced a rise in milk prices by Rs 6 per litre, opposition parties such as DMK, Congress and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam slammed the move and demanded a rollback.  Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 11: Periyar, unplugged!

Left, Right, Centre, Left of Centre, Far Right, Liberal, Conservative and several such sundry stuff: These ideological labels that litter the lexicon are a legacy of the Western academic mindset that believes in categorisation. Continue Reading

We will continue to oppose scrapping of Article 370: Stalin

DMK president M K Stalin accused the BJP-led government of trying to recreate the ‘black history’ of incarceration of National Conference founder Sheikh Abdullah and assured that his party will continue to oppose scrapping of Article 370. Continue Reading

Moderate polling in Lok Sabha election amid tight security in Vellore

The elections witness a three-cornered contest, though the main fight will be between the AIADMK and DMK. The third nominee in the fray is Deepalakshmi of Naam Thamizhar Katchi of actor-director Seeman. Counting of votes would be taken up 9 August. Continue Reading