Why winning Vikravandi, Nanguneri by-polls important for AIADMK, DMK?

Months after the Lok Sabha elections and by-polls in 22 Assembly constituencies, Tamilnadu is witnessing yet another political battle, this time in the form of by-elections in Vikravandi and Nanguneri. Continue Reading

Amit vs Anna: How Hindi push snowballed into political row in TN

The timing of Home Minister Amit Shah’s call to promote Hindi, made on Hindi Diwas, might be appropriate for the north. But it was totally wrong for the south, especially Tamilnadu, for it came just a day ahead of the 110th birth anniversary of CN Annadurai, popularly Anna, a name that has been the driving force behind the Tamilnadu politics for the past six decades. Continue Reading

Amit Shah’s Hindi remarks trigger furore in TN; AIADMK, DMK protest

Union Minister Amit Shah’s statement to unify India with Hindi sparked a flutter among Tamilnadu political leaders who immediately objected it. This even led to the trending of the #StopHindiImposition tag in Twitter. Continue Reading

Rajini fast-tracks party work; AIADMK, DMK senior leaders to join superstar

Putting an end to rumours doing rounds that Rajinikanth was urged to head the State unit of BJP by the central leadership of the party, sources close to the actor say that there is no question of him joining any other party. Hectic works are on to float his own party ahead of 2021 Assembly elections, they say. Continue Reading

TN Min mocks at Stalin, says he has become soft toward Centre

AIADMK leader and Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar on Thursday mocked at DMK chief M K Stalin, saying his voice against the Centre has become very soft after the arrest of former finance minister P Chidambaram. Continue Reading

DMK invites Rajini, Kamal; Political circles surprised

The invitation extended to both is seen as a politically tactical move by experts. With election to Vellore Lok Sabha constituency around the corner, the DMK wants to show that they are not against Rajini or Kamal (Remember Makkal Needhi Maiam has decided to stay away from Vellore poll). Continue Reading

Only time will decide if AIADMK needs single/dual leadership: Minister

Only time will determine if AIADMK needs single or dual leadership, senior leader and fisheries minister D Jayakumar said yesterday. Continue Reading

EPS or OPS: Who will emerge ‘single leader’ of AIADMK in TN?

The AIADMK headquarters called a meeting of its seniors, including ministers, district secretaries, MPs and MLAs 12 June, and, at the same time, issued a gag order restraining party members from airing their views in public. Continue Reading

EPS denies rift in AIADMK, OPS will reply after watching MLA’s comments

Chief Minister Palaniswami said he cannot comment on what Rajan Chellappa had said as he was not fully aware of it. However, he assured that there was no split in the party and everything was well. Continue Reading