Jaya death: Arumughaswamy inquiry panel summons OPS

The commission has also asked Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar and former minister C Ponnaiyan to appear 18 December. The panel was set up in September 2017. So far, it has examined various persons, including doctors who treated the late chief minister during her hospital stay in 2016. Continue Reading

AIADMK 2.0: 2 many things 2 years after Jaya’s death

It was exactly on this day two years ago J Jayalalithaa was declared dead, after 75 days of hospitalisation. Her demise, besides leaving a huge void in the Tamilnadu political arena, also paved the way for many changes in her party – All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Does Stalin have a national or notional role?

M K Stalin is now the supremo of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, and with the country getting ready for parliamentary polls, parties are ganging up against the ruling BJP and leaders from across the country are visiting the ‘Kazhaga Thalaivar – Thalapathy’. Continue Reading

I am not a fool, says Rajini, clarifying on the 7 people issue

The reporter’s question was not clear and that was why he could not react properly to the issue of the seven Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts case, explained Superstar Rajinikanth today at a media meet. Continue Reading

Forging unity

With just a few months to go for the General Election, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has been meeting several leaders of various parties to build an Opposition front against the BJP-led NDA ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Do-or-die battle for govt, AIADMK chiefs tell by-poll in-charge

A meeting of the organisers was held at the party headquarters at Royapettah here today and was chaired by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who are the joint coordinator and coordinator of the party. Continue Reading

Will not go on appeal in SC if by-polls held, says Dhinakaran

The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) will give up its plan of going on appeal in the Supreme Court in the 18 MLAs disqualification case if by-elections are held to the 18 constituencies. Continue Reading

Stalin exempted from personal appearance in defamation case

The hearing in the special court at the collectorate here, regarding the defamation case against DMK president M K Stalin, has been adjourned to 31 October. Continue Reading