TTV calls meeting to decide on future of Thanga Thamizhselvan

The AMMK meeting this morning would decide on a new propaganda secretary in place of Thamizhselvan if reports are to be believed. Continue Reading

Palaniswami convenes Cabinet meeting ahead of Assembly session

The Tamilnadu Cabinet met today ahead of the 28 June Assembly session. Reports state that the meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, will be taking up for discussion ways to handle the debate on the water crisis and drought in the State that would be raised in the Assembly. Continue Reading

Stalin leads DMK protest in Chennai against water crisis

Holding aloft a plastic pot which had the slogan in Tamil, ‘Kudam Inge, Thanneer Enge?’ (pot is here, where is the water?), Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly and DMK president M K Stalin is leading a protest rally here at Chepauk now. 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

EPS, OPS, Anbumani, Premalatha leave for BJP’s Delhi dinner meet

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, the AIADMK honchos, have left for New Delhi to take part in the dinner meet being organised by BJP president Amit Shah. Continue Reading

2019 elections: What will happen in Tamilnadu politics after 23 May?

The continuance of the AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, which is already surviving on a wafer-thin majority, will be decided 23 May. In the 234-member House, Palaniswami needs the support of at least 118 MLAs for a simple majority. Continue Reading

2019 elections: PM Modi to participate in rallies in Kerala, Tamilnadu

Modi will be canvassing for votes in Kerala and Tamilnadu tomorrow and the day after. He will be in Kozhikode, Kerala, tomorrow to participate in an election rally. He will land in Madurai, in Tamilnadu, by a special aircraft at night. Continue Reading

Tall promises

In their manifestos for the Lok Sabha elections, the AIADMK and DMK have made identical and tall promises, including release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts, scrapping of NEET, steps to increase employment and to eliminate poverty. Continue Reading

Delhi High Court verdict on AIADMK two-leaves symbol this afternoon

Now Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader T T V Dhinakaran and his aunt and general secretary of the party, V K Sasikala, had moved the court against granting the two-leaves symbol of the AIADMK to the Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam-led faction. Continue Reading

Advantage AIADMK: TN’s ruling party emerges winner in first round

On Tuesday, Jayalalithaa’s successors – Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (AIADMK’s joint coordinator) and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam (party coordinator) – finalised the seat-sharing agreement with the BJP and PMK for the Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading