TN Assembly polls: Advantage AIADMK or DMK?

As Tamilnadu is voting today to elect members of its 16th Assembly, it is, by all accounts, an over-four-decade-old race between the AIADMK and the DMK though billed as a five-cornered contest showing three more contenders – AMMK-DMDK front, Kamal Haasan’s MNM alliance and Seeman’s NTK. Continue Reading

As campaign hit new high, decency reaches new low

The hustle and bustle of the high octane campaign for the single phase polling for the 6 April Assembly elections and the by-poll to Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat in Tamilnadu, came to a close at 7 pm on Sunday. Continue Reading

War of words between EPS and Stalin

Close on the heels of DMK leader A Raja tendering apology over his remarks on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s mother, a war of words has erupted between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin and AIADMK’s joint coordinator EPS. Continue Reading

84 contestants in Karur, just 6 in Valparai

After the Election Commission released the final list of candidates for the 6 April Tamilnadu Assembly elections following scrutiny and accepting the withdrawal of 296 nominations, interesting details have emerged. Continue Reading

AIADMK, DMK make tall promises, experts worry over TN’s financial condition after polls

Both the ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK have made tall promises in their manifestors that would cost the exchequer heavily no matter whichever party comes to power. This has caused concern among economic experts. Continue Reading

VP, CM, Stalin leaders condole DMK veteran Anbazhagan

Veteran Dravidian leader and DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan passed away here during the wee hours of today following a brief illness. Continue Reading

DMK announces candidates for RS polls

DMK has announced the candidates for Rajya Sabha, which include party strongman ‘Tiruchi’ Siva being renominated for the 26 March polls.”Anthiyur Selvaraj and N R Elango are the other two candidates to contest in the polls”, party president M K Stalin
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Editorial: Unmask vested interests

Violence at an anti-CAA protest in Chennai days ago was due to instigation by vested interests and the agitation spilled over to several parts of Tamilnadu as people were swayed by rumours, Chief Minister K Palaniswami informed the Tamilnadu Assembly on Monday. Continue Reading

Special court summons Stalin, Thiruma & others

The Special Court constituted to hear complaints against MPs and MLAs has issued summons to DMK president and the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly, M K Stalin, Congress leader S Thirunavukkarasar, VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan, former Deputy Mayor Karate Thiyagarajan and three others in connection with staging a protest without permission and disrupting public life.

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Stalin, Kamal criticise police action against Ramachandra Guha

Opposition DMK and MNM today criticised the police action against historian Ramchandra Guha and Swaraj Abhiyaan chief Yogendra Yadav during the anti-CAA protests, with Kamal Haasan expressing “concern” over their safety. Continue Reading