Kanimozhi, Raja challenge pleas for early hearing of 2G appeals

DMK MP and former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa and others have opposed the CBI and Enforcement Directorate pleas seeking early hearing of the probe agencies’ appeals challenging the acquittal of individuals and firms in the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases. Continue Reading

CAA protest: Kolams in front of Stalin, Kani houses

In protest against eight people, including six young women detained by the Chennai city police for staging a novel protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR)–by drawing rangolis at Besant Nagar area, DMK MP Kanimozhi and party president Stalin’s houses saw kolams drawn in front of their houses. Continue Reading

Post-Karunanidhi death, DMK sees Stalin’s rise, Alagiri’s absence, Udhay’s debut

From Dr M Karunanidhi (DMK) to Dynasty Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), the party has come a long way in the last one year. But, its fate in the years to come will depend on whether it functions as a Dutiful Makkal Katchi (DMK) or not. Continue Reading

Wilson, Shanmugam to be DMK candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

With nomination of candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections opening today, the DMK has taken a head start. DMK president M K Stalin, in a statement in Chennai , said M Shanmugham, general secretary of Labour Progressive Front, and advocate P Wilson would be the party’s candidates for the two Rajya Sabha seats. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu MPs take oath in Tamil in Parliament, raise slogans

Apart from the DMK MPs, Congress and Communist MPs and the AIADMK MP also took the oath in Tamil. But the slogans they raised after taking the oath were different for each one of them. Continue Reading

Three TN women MPs will also represent their ilk in Parliament

Tamilnadu had 64 women candidates contesting in the Lok Sabha elections and people have chosen three among them to be sent to Parliament – one less than during the last parliamentary elections. Continue Reading

Wake-up call

The commission on Monday barred Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from campaigning for 72 hours and Mayawati, for 48 hours starting 16 April. Gag orders were also imposed on BJP leader Maneka Gandhi and SP’s Azam Khan. Continue Reading

Issues, many-‘pest’os, cam‘pain’s

As in every election, the current one too is replete with issues. Even a cursory glance at the pollscape will show many issues frantically scurrying about. Issues can figure but how can they run and walk around? Confused? Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK manifesto at a glance

Stalin said steps would be taken for implementing reservation in the private sector. The party also assured steps for waiver of all educational loans taken by students. Continue Reading