Decide on two leaves symbol in 4 weeks, SC tells Election Commission

The Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission of India to decide in four weeks on the two leaves symbol of the AIADMK that has been in question ever since the demise of party general secretary J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

DK to DMDK: Dilution of Dravidian ideologies in Tamilnadu

After ‘thyagam’ and ‘dhrogam’, Tamilnadu politics now revolves around ‘yagam’, for Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is being accused of performing ‘yagna for CM post’ at the Secretariat. Continue Reading

‘Murasoli’ article shows it is all-out war between DMK, T T V Dhinakaran

The war of words between the main Opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the fledgling Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam intensified today, with the DMK mouthpiece Murasoli carrying a stinging article, taking a dig at AMMK founder T T V Dhinakaran. Continue Reading

Minister Balakrishna Reddy gets three years jail in stone-pelting case

Tamilnadu Minister Balakrishna Reddy has been awarded three years’ imprisonment in a 1998 stone-pelting case.┬áThe verdict was delivered by a special court hearing cases against MPs and MLAs. Continue Reading

AIADMK, DMK devise strategies to handle Rajini, Kamal power in polls

“Rajini and Kamal command huge fan following and their popularity is certainly a threat for not just the AIADMK and DMK but for all other parties in Tamilnadu. If they contest in elections, even if they are not able to win, they may make or break the fortunes of others.” Continue Reading

18 MLAs disqualification case: AIADMK whip files caveat in SC

A second caveat has been filed in the Supreme Court in the 18 AIADMK MLAs disqualification case. AIADMK whip Rajendran filed the caveat in the court this morning. Continue Reading