TN Assembly polls: Advantage AIADMK or DMK?

As Tamilnadu is voting today to elect members of its 16th Assembly, it is, by all accounts, an over-four-decade-old race between the AIADMK and the DMK though billed as a five-cornered contest showing three more contenders – AMMK-DMDK front, Kamal Haasan’s MNM alliance and Seeman’s NTK. Continue Reading

As campaign hit new high, decency reaches new low

The hustle and bustle of the high octane campaign for the single phase polling for the 6 April Assembly elections and the by-poll to Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat in Tamilnadu, came to a close at 7 pm on Sunday. Continue Reading

Lord Muruga’s weapon Vel becomes political tool to woo voters in TN

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his address in Dharapuram rally Tuesday, he did it by saying ‘Vetri Vel, Veera Vel’. Continue Reading

War of words between EPS and Stalin

Close on the heels of DMK leader A Raja tendering apology over his remarks on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s mother, a war of words has erupted between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin and AIADMK’s joint coordinator EPS. Continue Reading

Ahead of campaign in Edappadi, OPS holds ‘key meet’ with EPS in Salem

Deputy Chief Minister and AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam is set to campaign for Chief Minister and the party’s joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami in Edappadi constituency today. Continue Reading

84 contestants in Karur, just 6 in Valparai

After the Election Commission released the final list of candidates for the 6 April Tamilnadu Assembly elections following scrutiny and accepting the withdrawal of 296 nominations, interesting details have emerged. Continue Reading

Axing of MLA by EPS-OPS sends strong signal to AIADMK members ahead of elections

Miffed over denial of ticket, a sitting MLA of the ruling AIADMK filed his nomination papers as an Independent candidate, but was immdiately expelled from the party for anti-party activities. Continue Reading

AIADMK, DMK make tall promises, experts worry over TN’s financial condition after polls

Both the ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK have made tall promises in their manifestors that would cost the exchequer heavily no matter whichever party comes to power. This has caused concern among economic experts. Continue Reading