Modi performs rituals at Kasi Viswanathar temple at Varanasi

A battery of photographers thronged the temple to record Modi’s visit to Kasi Viswanathar temple. A giant TV screen was fixed outside the temple for people to view the rituals being performed inside. Continue Reading

No question of Rahul Gandhi quitting as prez: MP Thirunavukkarasar

Speaking to mediapersons after garlanding the Nehru statue in the city on his death anniversary, the Congress leader said the party has seen many ups and downs and it would rise again. Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami, Panneerselvam to attend Modi swearing-in ceremony

Tamilnadu Chief Minister and co-coordinator of the AIADMK, Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister and co-ordinator of AIADMK, O Panneerselvam, will be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi 30 May 7 pm. Continue Reading

Modi visiting Varanasi to thank BJP cadres, people for his victory

Modi would then be taking out a victory rally to thank the people of the constituency who voted for him. Elaborate arrangements are being made for the whole show.  Continue Reading

Good signs

A lot of leaders from across the world have been congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi ever since his party, the BJP, posted a huge victory in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections. Notable among them is Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Continue Reading

Country’s richest candidate in 2019 general elections loses deposit

According to Election Commission data, Sharma lost his deposit as he secured only 1,556 votes. He had declared a net asset of Rs 1,107 crore in his papers submitted at the time of nomination. 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

Women power in Parliament: 78 elected to Lower House

A closer look at the numbers reveals that 716 women candidates contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, of which, 78 were elected against the 62 in 2014. Continue Reading

Modi Cabinet: Who will be included in it from Tamilnadu?

At the same time, while confirming that a ministerial berth will be offered to the AIADMK by the BJP, sources also said the party’s Rajya Sabha MP, Vaithilingam, would be given a place in the Central Cabinet. Continue Reading

Congress defeat is just a slip, says TNCC president K S Alagiri

Talking about the Congress allies sweep in Tamilnadu and Kerala, he said the party would carry with it such allies and discuss the policies that brought them victory in these two States to replicate it at the national level to bounce back. Continue Reading