Symbol row: HC issues notice to EC, DMK, AIADMK

The Madras High Court today issued notice to the Election Commission and candidates of other parties who contested on the DMK and the AIADMK symbols during the recent Lok Sabha elections. 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

News18TN TV show tries to unravel mystery behind Jaya death

The show sets out to find out what led Jayalalithaa to take ill. Did that begin in the Bengaluru jail or Poes Garden? The show is based on confessions before Armughaswamy Commission and insights from doctors. Continue Reading

AIADMK wants notice to dissenting MLAs withdrawn

The AIADMK leadership has decided to urge the Speaker to withdraw the notice issued to three dissenting MLAs who earlier supported T T V Dhinakaran’s Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) but recently moved to the parent party, the AIADMK. Continue Reading

Actor-politician Udhayanidhi eyes to woo all sections of people

Udhayanidhi Stalin’s acting ventures were mostly certified ‘U’ by the Censor Board, meaning they were fit for viewing by audience of all age groups. As politician, too, the DMK youth wing chief is targeting to attract people from all walks of life and is busy devising strategies, say sources in the know. 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

Suspended Cong leader Karate Thiagarajan says he is being victimised

Speaking to mediapersons after meeting party senior P Chidambaram at his Nungambakkam residence in Chennai this morning, Thiagarajan said he was being singled out for the treatment. Continue Reading

Ex-AIADMK leaders in DMK reason behind confusion in ruling party?

With the confusion that started last week in the AIADMK, after demands were made for a unitary leadership settling down following a warning by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, many in the party feel that this is part of the DMK’s strategy to weaken the AIADMK. Continue Reading

Two leaves, one leader?

With a section of the AIADMK raising its voice for unitary leadership in the party, the party went into a huddle. And it was eventually decided a day after the meeting that neither their official spokespersons nor any sympathisers of their party should air their views before the media. Continue Reading

Local body polls, leadership issue dominate AIADMK meeting

Today’s meeting began 10 am and continued for two hours. It was presided over by AIADMK coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, co-coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Continue Reading