Chennaiite cycles across India, Bhutan to create awareness on polio

“Reaching Bhutan was not the actual success. Spreading awareness about polio attack to thousands of people, who belonged to different age groups, different culture, different parts of the country was my actual success,” says 28-year-old cyclist S Sathish Kumar, who travelled solo from Chennai to Bhutan in February, covering 3,232 km in 45 days. Continue Reading

2019 by-elections: AIADMK changes Periyakulam candidate

In a surprise move, the AIADMK candidate for Periyakulam (Reserve), Murugan, has been replaced by M Mayilvel. It is one of the 18 constituencies going to polls in the by-elections to the Assembly on 18 April. Continue Reading

When Chowkidar Modi tried to copy Sivakumar & Suriya

A group of young boys near my place were glued to their phones last evening. They were busy Googling to find what ‘Chowkidar’ means. As I reached home after a tiring day’s work, my mom gave me a puzzled look and asked me why there is a huge hype over Chowkidar? Continue Reading

2019 elections: 29 men and one woman have filed nominations

CEO Sahoo said three candidates have filed their nominations to contest in the Assembly by-election to be held for 18 constituencies on 18 April 2019. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Docs, engineers, MBAs, entrepreneurs are candidates in TN

While a popular adage says ‘politics is the last resort of scoundrels’, the candidates lists of the AIADMK, DMK, AMMK, PMK, DMDK, BJP and MNM for the Lok Sabha elections suggest it has also become the first resort of professionals. Continue Reading

People have chosen MNM as alternative to AIADMK, DMK: Kamal (video)

Asked about follow-up on his meetings with TMC leaders Mamata Banerjee and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, Kamal Haasan said things could happen and “coagulate”. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Makkal Needhi Maiam releases first list (videos)

Releasing the list before mediapersons at a private hotel in T Nagar, Kamal said he would announce on 24 March whether he would be contesting in the polls. Continue Reading

DMK corrects manifesto to include loan waiver for all farmers

Announcing a correction to it today, a press release from the party here said in deference to the wishes expressed by farmers and accepting the request of alliance party leaders, the DMK promised that the crop loans of all farmers would be completely waived. Continue Reading

Panneerselvam kicks off campaign by canvassing for son at Theni

AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam began his campaign today in a special way – canvassing for his son P Ravindra Kumar who is contesting from Theni parliamentary constituency Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMK prez Stalin launches campaign from Tiruvarur

After paying tributes to his paternal grandmother and father M Karnandhi’s mother Anjugam at their Tiruvarur residence on Sannidhi Street, he launched the campaign by canvassing for Poondi Kalaivanan, the DMK candidate for the Assembly seat. Continue Reading