BJP leader C P Radhakrishnan lauds Stalin for DMK’s win in LS polls

DMK chief M K Stalin on Thursday came in for praise from a senior State BJP leader who lauded him for steering the Dravidian party to a tremendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls, where Tamilnadu bucked the national trend of saffron surge. Continue Reading

Vijay has huge support, can enter politics, says Seeman

Vijay enjoys huge support of the people. He is very popular in Tamilnadu after Rajinikanth. There is no wrong in him aspiring to enter politics, said Naam Thamizhar chief Seeman today. Continue Reading

DMK prez Stalin holds firm grip over party, but has long way to go

The real test lies in 2021, when Assembly elections are slated to be held in Tamilnadu. While even his foes cannot deny the hardwork of Stalin, it is felt a few other qualities hardly work in his favour. Continue Reading

Why TN is forbidden land! — 12: It’s lonely at the bottom

In the very first article I had made it clear that the isolation of the State, as most recently reflected in its bucking the national poll trend, is both imposed and self-inflicted. In my view the island at the south east bottom of India is not Sri Lanka, but Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

AIADMK candidate A C Shanmugam galloping ahead in Vellore

Counting began in the Vellore parliamentary constituency this morning with the two major contestants – Kathir Anand of the DMK and A C Shanmugam contesting in the AIADMK alliance – riding almost neck and neck. Continue Reading

MDMK leader Vaiko goes on appeal to Madras HC in sedition case

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko, who was recently convicted in a sedition case and sentenced to a year in prison by a special court, has gone on appeal to the Madras High Court. Continue Reading

Should MNM party leader Kamal Haasan not work on Bigg Boss?

‘I cannot understand why people keep questioning MNM founder Kamal Haasan hosting Bigg Boss. It is a profession and it should not be confused with politics. Being in politics does not mean that you should not do any other work.’ Continue Reading

TTV calls meeting to decide on future of Thanga Thamizhselvan

The AMMK meeting this morning would decide on a new propaganda secretary in place of Thamizhselvan if reports are to be believed. Continue Reading

Political strategist Prashant Kishor’s team is in Chennai

Electoral strategist Prashant Kishor-led Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) is making inroads into Tamilnadu. A 13-member team is in Tamilnadu, functioning out of a small office at Chetpet. Continue Reading