One more desertion from AMMK: Esakki Subbiah to re-join AIADMK

He said he was pained by an interview that Dhinakaran had given where he had made fun of Esakki having been a minister for just 48 days – one mandalam. This does not behove a leader, he criticised at the press meet. Continue Reading

Wilson, Shanmugam to be DMK candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

With nomination of candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections opening today, the DMK has taken a head start. DMK president M K Stalin, in a statement in Chennai , said M Shanmugham, general secretary of Labour Progressive Front, and advocate P Wilson would be the party’s candidates for the two Rajya Sabha seats. Continue Reading

What is Stalin’s gameplan against AIADMK govt?

Slamming those who thought that the DMK had fled from its no-confidence notice, Stalin said, “The tiger is crouching only to pounce at the right time, not to run away.” Continue Reading

All-out war breaks out between AMMK leader TTV, Tamilselvan

An all-out war today broke out between Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) general secretary T T V Dhinakaran and the party’s propaganda secretary, Thanga Tamilselvan, with TTV saying that he is not scared of expelling Tamilselvan from the party. 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

Calls to make Udhayanidhi DMK youth wing head grow louder

With today being Karunanidhi’s birth anniversary, many senior and young functionaries have only upped the demand, saying, “Udhayanidhi’s active campaigning and his popularity among the public as an actor helped the DMK and its alliance partners emerge triumphant in the polls.” Continue Reading

Stalin, Kanimozhi, DMK leaders remember MK on birth anniversary

Led by party president and Karunanidhi’s son, M K Stalin, leaders and followers trooped to the memorial at the Marina and paid floral tributes. Continue Reading

2019: Tough fight between AIADMK, DMK in Assembly by-polls

The ruling AIADMK and main Opposition DMK are both putting up a tough fight, as early trends in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies show. Continue Reading