TNCC new prez Alagiri’s success lies in handling ‘big brother’ DMK

Congress sources say Alagiri, who had served as MLA and MP, is a talented speaker with strong negotiation skills. “This is one of the reasons behind Rahul ticking Alagiri’s name for the State Congress chief post. The Congress high command wants to get as many seats as possible from the DMK and Alagiri is entrusted with this task,” sources say. Continue Reading

DK to DMDK: Dilution of Dravidian ideologies in Tamilnadu

After ‘thyagam’ and ‘dhrogam’, Tamilnadu politics now revolves around ‘yagam’, for Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is being accused of performing ‘yagna for CM post’ at the Secretariat. Continue Reading

TN’s 10-year challenge: Key changes witnessed in politics 2009-2019

With the #10YearChallenge that is about posting photos of individuals from 2009 and from today, to check their physical changes, taking the social media by storm, how about a similar exercise for Tamilnadu from the political angle, for the State’s politics witnessed a sea change in the last decade? Continue Reading

DMK boycotts Governor’s address to Tamilnadu Assembly

Soon after the Governor rose to deliver his customary New Year address to the House, Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly and DMK president  M K Stalin sought to raise some issues. Continue Reading

‘Senthil Balaji defection to DMK is like first look of film’

“The switching over of Senthil Balaji from the AMMK to DMK was just like the first look of a film. Tamilnadu political arena should brace itself for the second look, teaser, single, audio launch and trailer before the release of the film being bankrolled and directed by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. It will be a true political thriller,” say sources aware of recent developments in the M K Stalin-led party. Continue Reading

Second accused Ramesh in Dharmapuri rape case surrenders

Shortly after the investigation officer in the Advasi student rape and death case of Dharmapuri was replaced today, another accused, Ramesh, has surrendered to the police. Post-mortem on the girl’s body also reportedly took place today in the presence of a team of doctors. Continue Reading

Karunanidhi health: DMK leader to be discharged?

In a development which could bring cheer to DMK workers, party president M Karunanidhi, who is being treated at Kauvery Hospital in the city for the past one week, is likely to be discharged tomorrow. Continue Reading