Why TN is forbidden land! — 11: Periyar, unplugged!

Left, Right, Centre, Left of Centre, Far Right, Liberal, Conservative and several such sundry stuff: These ideological labels that litter the lexicon are a legacy of the Western academic mindset that believes in categorisation. Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami says he will order probe into Karunanidhi’s death

While DMK president M K Stalin has been harping that his party would commence a probe into the reason behind the death of Jayalalithaa, now, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami alleged Karunanidhi was kept under ‘house arrest’ for two years and added that the AIADMK government will launch a probe into it. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Tamilnadu parties swamp EC officials with complaints

Representatives from all registered parties took part in the meeting, which also saw the participation of Director General (Expenditure) Dilip Sharma, and Deputy Election Commissioners Dhirendhra Ojha and Sandeep Saxena. Continue Reading

Income-Tax raids at VCK member’s real estate office in Tiruchi

As per reports, the raids took place at the real estate office at Mannarpuram and the company was run by VCK member Raja. It is not known why the raids took place and if anything was seized from the spot. Continue Reading

Farm loans on mortgaged jewels will be waived, says Stalin 

DMK president M K Stalin today said loans received by farmers by mortgaging their jewels up to five sovereigns in cooperative and public sector banks, will be waived. Continue Reading

DMDK leader Vijayakanth to return to Chennai Saturday from America

He has been getting treatment for some undisclosed ailment. Photos have been released intermittently about his stay in America and this is said to have enthused the DMDK cadres that he was well and recovering. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu parties hold secret parleys for alliance in Lok Sabha elections

Even second-rung leaders are not being kept in the loop, in a bid to maintain confidentiality, say sources in at least two parties. Continue Reading

Slamming old video featuring Stalin, AIADMK speaks up for Hindus

The ruling AIADMK slammed DMK president M K Stalin Tuesday accusing him of trying to divide people on religious lines after a two-year-old video clip surfaced on social media purportedly showing him criticising Vedic ceremonies of weddings. Continue Reading

AIADMK district secretaries meeting to be held in Chennai 8 Feb

It is said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palansiwami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, the co-coordinator and coordinator of the party, will be addressing the meeting. Continue Reading

DMK treasurer Durai Murugan discharged after hospitalisation in Chennai

Sources said he was admitted to Apollo Hospitals on Greams Road. He was discharged after treatment. Speaking to mediapersons later, Durai Murugan said he was healthy. He also took part in the Assembly proceedings today. Continue Reading