Foreign mission: CM to interact with biz leaders to woo investments to TN

‘Ulagam Suttrum Vaaliban’. This title of a yesteryear MGR blockbuster would now fit Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who is co-heading the party founded by the matinee idol. For, EPS will be the first CM of Tamilnadu to go on a foreign tour in many years, with the last being M Karunanidhi (to Singapore in 1999). Continue Reading

What future holds in store for Dravidian majors

While Palaniswami and Panneerselvam have renewed their earlier appeal to those who had “drifted away” from the party due to the “illusions created by selfish individuals,” Stalin has said, “During the next five years, we will work hard to fulfill the promises made and protect the interest of our State!” Continue Reading

A decade after decimation, MHA reveals shocking details about LTTE

May 17. It was on this day a decade ago LTTE was defeated by Sri Lankan forces in the ethnic war that lasted for years, claiming many lives on both sides. Continue Reading

2019 polls: After campaigning & voting, leaders in TN take a break

The long weekend that accompanies the election is not just for the citizens to chill out, but also for the political leaders of Tamilnadu. In fact, they very much need a break, after hectic alliance deals, gruelling campaign under the hot sun and, finally, casting their vote and monitoring the polling process Thursday. Continue Reading

Sheroes of TN politics: Women who hog limelight ahead of LS polls

They may address ‘thaaimaargale…’ first in public meetings. But, when it comes to hardcore politics, men continue to dominate in Tamilnadu, though there were a few exceptions like Jayalalithaa. With her demise shattering the hopes of wannabe women politicos in the State, the upcoming Lok Sabha elections have brought to the fore a bunch of female politicians. These women are there in the political field for a while, but their presence is now felt in a never before way, in the run-up to the Parliamentary polls. Continue Reading