Metro stations named after Anna, MGR, Jaya

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced the renaming of Central, CMBT and Alandur Metro Rail stations. Continue Reading

TN CM Palaniswami asserts himself like his leader Jayalalithaa

In these last 2.5 years, Palaniswami, the joint coordinator of the AIADMK, has proved that he is a fast learner, both in government and political dynamics. And, the recently-concluded Assembly session has conveyed a message to his opponents, critics and supporters – that EPS has clearly emerged as a leader, someone who can give rivals a run for their money. Continue Reading

Year of the politician

Now that we are done with the decade debate, which, despite my best efforts, has gone in favour of ‘09s than ‘10s, the year 2009 confronts us. There is no question over that, thankfully: ‘09 is well nigh over, though it might still throw up parting shocks and surprises. In such year-end seasons, it is customory for media houses to name a Person of the Year. I would prefer to ‘honour’ a tribe instead: The Politico. Continue Reading