CM Palaniswami says he will order probe into Karunanidhi’s death

While DMK president M K Stalin has been harping that his party would commence a probe into the reason behind the death of Jayalalithaa, now, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami alleged Karunanidhi was kept under ‘house arrest’ for two years and added that the AIADMK government will launch a probe into it. 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

Still one more to go!

Should the office of the PM be brought under the purview of Lokpal? The UPA government does not think so and has forthwith unleashed a barrage of ‘Kill Bill’ tactics to ensure that such proposals are disposed of long before they are debated in Parli. Now why would the ruling regime want to insulate the PM’s post? Is it really to protect that ‘sacrosanct’ office from frivolous charges as is being touted or are there deeper devious motives as suspected by knowledgeable skeptics? Continue Reading