War of words between EPS, Stalin

A war of words is happening between Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK president M K Stalin, with both leveling charges and counter-charges during their election campaigns. Continue Reading

Alagiri vows to stop Stalin from becoming CM

Expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri, elder son of former Chief Minister and late DMK president M Karunanidhi and brother of current DMK chief M K Stalin, on Sunday held discussions with his close assoiciates and supporters in Madurai over his next course of political action and said he might make an announcement soon. Continue Reading

Citizenship Act doesn’t affect anyone residing in India: Palaniswami

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah have already explained about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Continue Reading

AIADMK turns 48, party time for EPS & OPS

The ruling AIADMK in Tamilnadu today celebrated its 48th founding day, with top leaders Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who are the party’s joint coordinator and coordinator, respectively, leading the celebrations. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Is consolidation of Hindu votes a threat for DMK?

“First of all, the DMK combine cannot call itself a secular alliance when it has parties like the Muslim League and Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi in its fold. And in the name of minority appeasement, they are ridiculing the faith of Hindus.” Continue Reading

2019 elections: Is Tamilnadu no more star-struck, politically?

Are film stars shooting into oblivion in the political universe of Tamilnadu? Yes, as a close watch of the electoral juggernaut rolling through the State now reveals, heroes, heroines, comedians, sidekicks and technicians from the celluloid world seem to have lost the pride of place they had in the State’s political firmament as prime influencers and party ambassadors. Continue Reading

Curtains down on personality-driven bi-polar politics in TN?

The passing away of Dravidian stalwart Muthuvel Karunanidhi has signalled the virtual end of personality-driven bi-polar politics in the state, dominated by charismatic individuals of arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK in the past five decades. Continue Reading