2019 general elections: BJP’s C P Radhakrishnan leading in Coimbatore

According to early trends, BJP’s C P Radhakrishnan, former president of the Tamilnadu unit of the party, is said to be leading. He is one of the five candidates contesting from the BJP in the AIADMK alliance. Continue Reading

Issues, many-‘pest’os, cam‘pain’s

As in every election, the current one too is replete with issues. Even a cursory glance at the pollscape will show many issues frantically scurrying about. Issues can figure but how can they run and walk around? Confused? Continue Reading

TN Congress all hopes Priyanka will recreate Indira Gandhi’s magic

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has created waves in Tamilnadu, at least among the leaders and members of the State’s Congress unit, after she was appointed the party’s general secretary by her brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Continue Reading

Buses and misses

In tune with TN’s tested tradition I turn to tinsel town this week too. 12 B, as all true Tamilians groomed in pristine celluloid culture know, is a movie on alternate realities with twin plots.

If the hero gets into the aforesaid bus, a story unwinds. If he doesn’t another evolves. That much would suffice as inspiration for what follows. Only remember that there is more than one bandwagon in circulation and too many bedfellows bending over backwards for berths. Of course, their idea is to take the voter for a ride. Continue Reading