DMK list of candidates out, Kanimozhi to contest from Thoothukudi

The DMK, which would be contesting in 20 of the 39 seats in the polls, has nominated late leader M Karunandihi’s daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi for the Thoothukudi seat. Continue Reading

Captain will tour TN and address voters: DMDK deputy secy Sudhish

“DMDK has been an integral part of Tamilnadu politics. Having stitched a strong alliance for Lok Sabha polls this time, we are going all guns blazing. Our president, Captain Vijayakanth will make a whirlwind tour across the State and address cadres,” says DMDK deputy secretary L K Sudhish. 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

DMDK to settle for 4 seats in AIADMK combine?

After a long delay , the DMDK has reportedly agreed to accept the AIADMK’s offer of four Lok Sabha seats. Sources say that DMDK will be allotted Virudhunagar, Trichy, Kallakurichi and North Chennai. Sources said the seat-sharing agreement will be signed later today. 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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