Two leaves, one leader?

With a section of the AIADMK raising its voice for unitary leadership in the party, the party went into a huddle. And it was eventually decided a day after the meeting that neither their official spokespersons nor any sympathisers of their party should air their views before the media. Continue Reading

EPS or OPS: Who will emerge ‘single leader’ of AIADMK in TN?

The AIADMK headquarters called a meeting of its seniors, including ministers, district secretaries, MPs and MLAs 12 June, and, at the same time, issued a gag order restraining party members from airing their views in public. Continue Reading

2019 elections: What will happen in Tamilnadu politics after 23 May?

The continuance of the AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, which is already surviving on a wafer-thin majority, will be decided 23 May. In the 234-member House, Palaniswami needs the support of at least 118 MLAs for a simple majority. Continue Reading

TN BJP president: Modi visit to Kanyakumari re-scheduled for 1 March

Chennai: Prime Minister Modi will be visiting Kanyakumari district in Tamilnadu 1 March. According to reports, Modi was supposed to visit land’s end 19 February. But, says BJP State president Tamilisai Soundararajan that the visit has been postponed to March.… Continue Reading

BJP leaders Ponnar and Tamilisai Soundararajan meet CM

With general elections round the corner, political parties are busy finalising alliances. DMK president M K Stalin announced recently that he would face elections in UPA alliance. Continue Reading

Gaja to make landfall Thursday as intense, category 1 cyclone

‘Government has taken all precautionary measures and so people need not panic about cyclone Gaja,’ said Revenue Minister R B Udayakumar. Continue Reading