Why CM Palaniswami is on spree to split TN into multiple districts

Divide and rule seems to be the policy of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. But, he has been doing this for the better administration of Tamilnadu and to fulfil long-pending requests of people. Continue Reading

All 6 MPs from Tamilnadu elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

The official announcement about the Rajya Sabha MPs from Tamilnadu being elected unopposed has been made. With the number of vacant seats and candidates matching, it has been announced that they have won unopposed.  Continue Reading

Alliance arithmetic of AIADMK, DMK ahead of crucial Vellore election

It’s not for coalition dharma alone that the AIADMK and DMK stuck to their promise of giving one Rajya Sabha seat to the PMK and MDMK, respectively, say political observers. 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

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