A peep into functioning of TN political parties’ social media wings

Whenever the word election campaign is uttered, people usually relate it to big stages, hefty cutouts, banners, political leaders canvassing in decorated vehicles etc. Continue Reading

Patriotism not any party’s monopoly: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena today said patriotism is not the monopoly of a single party and falsely calling people anti-national just because they are political opponents is nothing but suppression of freedom of expression. The party’s remarks come amid a row over politicisation of the air strike. Continue Reading

TN: Polling date to be postponed?

The date for Parliamentary elections and Assembly by-polls (to 21 seats) in Tamilnadu scheduled 18 April may be postponed to 23 April, as it coincides with the Madurai Chithirai festival – one of the most important annual event in the temple town’s calendar. Continue Reading

Kamal’s MNM gets ‘Torch Light’ symbol

The Election Commission of India today allotted the ‘torch light’ symbol to Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). The actor-turned-politician tweeted to thank the poll body and said MNM will try to be the torch-bearer of a new era of politics. Continue Reading

Modi ruling like a dictator: Cong leader Vijayashanti

Congress leader Vijayashanti Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging he was ruling like a dictator, making people fear ‘what bomb he will explode when’, an allusion to measures like demonetisation.

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