CBI officers scaling walls of Chidambaram’s home insult to India: Stalin

DMK president M K Stalin today lashed out at CBI officials for scaling the walls of Congress leader P Chidambaram’s bungalow at Delhi yesterday to gain entry, saying he considered it as an “insult to India”. Continue Reading

TN CM Palaniswami asserts himself like his leader Jayalalithaa

In these last 2.5 years, Palaniswami, the joint coordinator of the AIADMK, has proved that he is a fast learner, both in government and political dynamics. And, the recently-concluded Assembly session has conveyed a message to his opponents, critics and supporters – that EPS has clearly emerged as a leader, someone who can give rivals a run for their money. Continue Reading

Karnataka: Crucial trust vote to decide on CM Kumaraswamy fate

The ruling coalition’s strength in the House is 117– Congress 78, JD(S) 37, BSP 1, and nominated 1, besides the speaker. With the support of the two independents, the opposition BJP has 107 MLAs in the 225-member House including the nominated MLA and Speaker. Continue Reading

Alliance arithmetic of AIADMK, DMK ahead of crucial Vellore election

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

RS polls: DMK candidate to contest in case Vaiko papers are rejected

With uncertainty prevailing over MDMK general secretary Vaiko being able to contest the Rajya Sabha polls from Tamilnadu following his conviction in a sedition case, the DMK has decided to field its candidate. Continue Reading

All-party meeting in TN this evening on 10% reservation for EWS

The meeting, to be held at 5.30 pm, will be chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami who had promised on the floor of the House that it would be held to decide on the new rule passed by the Centre. 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