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

Post-poll pangs

I am writing this to inform you all, loyal readers, that I won’t be writing this week. There are many reasons for me to skip my regular column, some personal but mostly political. Continue Reading

Will PMK taste victory for 5th time in Dharmapuri?

Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency is one of the strongholds of Pattali Makkal Katchi with the party winning the seat four times. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Docs, engineers, MBAs, entrepreneurs are candidates in TN

While a popular adage says ‘politics is the last resort of scoundrels’, the candidates lists of the AIADMK, DMK, AMMK, PMK, DMDK, BJP and MNM for the Lok Sabha elections suggest it has also become the first resort of professionals. Continue Reading

Captain will tour TN and address voters: DMDK deputy secy Sudhish

“DMDK has been an integral part of Tamilnadu politics. Having stitched a strong alliance for Lok Sabha polls this time, we are going all guns blazing. Our president, Captain Vijayakanth will make a whirlwind tour across the State and address cadres,” says DMDK deputy secretary L K Sudhish. Continue Reading

Allies and all lies

In tune with the flavour of the season, it is 20:20. The DMK and AIADMK have, by some arithmetic coincidence, decided to keep these many seats for themselves while ceding the other 20 in their kitty to the allies. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMK likely to finalise seat-sharing today in Chennai

DMK president M K Stalin has gone into a huddle with members of the seat-sharing committee at the party headquarters, Anna Arivalayam, this morning. Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMDK to issue applications for all 40 parliamentary seats

With the AIADMK-DMDK alliance stuck in a tug of war,  the Vijayakanth-led party has announced that it will start issuing application forms for all 40 seats from 24 February for candidates who wish to contest in the general elections. It signals that the party is ready to face the general elections alone. Continue Reading

BJP president Amit Shah cancels trip to Chennai, returns to New Delhi

According to early reports, it was said Amit Shah would be visiting the Tamilnadu capital city today to wrap up the seat-sharing deal with the AIADMK for the 2019 general elections.  Continue Reading