Post-poll pangs

I am writing this to inform you all, loyal readers, that I won’t be writing this week. There are many reasons for me to skip my regular column, some personal but mostly political. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Is Tamilnadu no more star-struck, politically?

Are film stars shooting into oblivion in the political universe of Tamilnadu? Yes, as a close watch of the electoral juggernaut rolling through the State now reveals, heroes, heroines, comedians, sidekicks and technicians from the celluloid world seem to have lost the pride of place they had in the State’s political firmament as prime influencers and party ambassadors. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Cops disappointed with shoddy voting arrangements

Personnel of Greater Chennai police department are casting their postal ballots today for the 2019 general elections to the three Chennai constituencies, Chennai South, Chennai North and Chennai Central, and Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Sriperumbudur. Continue Reading

When Lord Shiva appeared in Nandi form before saint Bringa

Arulmigu Aavudai Nayagi Udanurai Nandeeswarar Temple, located at Adambakkam, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva with a rich history that dates back to the time of Ramayana. Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami says he will order probe into Karunanidhi’s death

While DMK president M K Stalin has been harping that his party would commence a probe into the reason behind the death of Jayalalithaa, now, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami alleged Karunanidhi was kept under ‘house arrest’ for two years and added that the AIADMK government will launch a probe into it. Continue Reading

Highway or no way

The Madras High Court’s Monday order quashing the land acquisition process for the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai eight-lane green corridor project, holding that it required a mega realignment as the proposed route would have an adverse effect on environment, is a lesson to planners and officials. Continue Reading

Hectic campaigning by party leaders across TN for elections

With just 11 days left for Lok Sabha elections in Tamilnadu, campaigning has hit a feverish pitch across the State. Continue Reading

Former AIADMK MLA Sundaravel dies in ghastly road accident

Sundaravel represented the Tirupattur constituency when he was in the AIADMK and is now with the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam, led by T T V Dhinakaran. At present, he is the Tirupattur town secretary of the party. Continue Reading