Game on: Love all!

St Valentine’s much caricatured bearded face can’t be even remotely related to romance. The legend, fact or fiction, however, has stuck. He has inspired alike vigilantes, voyeurs and the virtuous. Continue Reading

Paal abhishekam or pudavai: Quirky celebrities and confused fans 

Actors aspiring to enter politics in this part of the country is very common. It is considered an evolutionary process. And there are certain rules laid for it. Continue Reading

Friends, foes & fear

With just a few months left for the general elections, it’s action time among political parties. From devising strategies, discussing alliances and developing manifestos, they are on their toes. They never leave any opportunity to deflate their opponents. Watch is their word. Continue Reading

Kamal Haasan reveals alliance plans, says peace, harmony need of the hour

“Several parties are holding talks for an alliance with Makkal Needhi Maiam. I can’t reveal details about it now,” said president of the party, Kamal Haasan.  Continue Reading

Annadurai to Thambidurai: Rise & fall of rebels in Tamilnadu politics

Leaders, cadres & rebels. Tamilnadu’s politics is made up of these three sets. If Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai is now speaking against AIADMK forging an alliance with the BJP, a stand which is not that of his party (as clarified by Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar, who has emerged as the de facto spokesperson of the government and the AIADMK), it is in his political genes. Continue Reading

Madras High Court allows constructing memorial for Jayalalithaa at Marina

Passing orders on a petition filed by advocate M L Ravi, the Justice Sathyanarayana and Justice Rajamanickam bench today said since Jayalalithaa was not sentenced, she was not an accused who had been punished. Continue Reading

TN politicos, officials in fear as judges crack the whip

While the special court for cases against MPs, MLAs in Chennai is passing orders that have sent a chill down the spine of politicians, especially with Balakrishna Reddy losing his Minister post due to one such verdict, the Madras High Court, on the other hand, is sounding strong warning to top officials with its recent orders. Continue Reading