DMK regains citadel in city, wins all three LS constituencies

DMK once again proved that Chennai is their citadel. Having a majority of MLAs in the city Assembly segments, the winning of three Lok Sabha constituencies has given them a big boost. All the DMK candidates who contested in the Lok Sabha elections in and around Chennai emerged winners by a huge margin, results for which were announced Thursday. Continue Reading

DMK’s Lok Sabha magic fails in by-polls

The elections are done and dusted and the people of Tamilnadu have given their mandate, albeit a curious one. While the DMK had resounding victories in Lok Sabha polls capturing 37 out of 38 constituencies, the Assembly bypolls were a different matter where they managed only 13 out of 22. Continue Reading

Chief Minister Edappadi greets Jagan Mohan and Naveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended greetings to YSR Congress Party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik for winning in Assembly elections held in Andhra Pradesh and Odissa respectively. Continue Reading

Leaders react differently to 2019 general elections results

Leaders from various political parties extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is set to rule the country for the second consecutive term. Also, leaders reacted to the by-poll results in the State, where the ruling AIADMK won nine seats and DMK, 13. Continue Reading

Gandhi, Rajiv, Karunanidhi, Jaya made their presence felt in TN poll space

By this time tomorrow, the bitterly-fought Lok Sabha elections and by-polls to 22 Assembly seats in Tamilnadu might become a memory, if not history. But, they will be remembered for long for digging the past and stirring controversies over late leaders. Continue Reading

Alliance partners not of much help in TN by-poll to 4 seats

Like how the IPL final witnessed a big fight between two strong teams – Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians – the 19 May by-election to four Assembly seats in the State is seeing a straight battle between the two big parties in Tamilnadu – the ruling AIADMK and the principal opposition, DMK. Continue Reading

All eyes on Governor

The Supreme Court had disposed of a plea of the kin of those killed along with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, challenging the State government’s 2014 decision to release seven convicts in the assassination case. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu parties planning horse-trading post 23 May?

While the AIADMK is keen to retain power, the Opposition DMK is determined to make a comeback at Fort St George after the results of by-elections in 22 constituencies are announced 23 May. Continue Reading

Family drowning: Chief Minister announces relief

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami condoled the death of five persons, including four of a family in the Cauvery river in Namakkal, Tuesday. Four of a family – identified as Saravanan, his wife Jothimani and their children Deepakesh and Sarakesh, and another woman Devi drowned and their bodies were later fished out. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Brisk polling in Tamilnadu braving heat

About 65 per cent of the total 5.84 crore electorate had exercised their franchise till this evening as the single phase polling for 38 Lok Sabha constituencies and by-election to 18 Assembly seats began in Tamilnadu at 7 am today. Continue Reading