2019 elections: What will happen in Tamilnadu politics after 23 May?

The continuance of the AIADMK government, led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, which is already surviving on a wafer-thin majority, will be decided 23 May. In the 234-member House, Palaniswami needs the support of at least 118 MLAs for a simple majority. Continue Reading

2019 elections: EPS emerges tall with ties, getting support for Assembly seats

By allotting eight seats (seven Lok Sabha and one Rajya Sabha) to the Pattali Makkal Katchi and convincing the BJP, the country’s ruling party, to settle for five, Palaniswami has made a smart move. But, the most sharp and suave strategy lies in getting the support of the PMK and BJP for AIADMK candidates in the by-election to be held to 21 Assembly constituencies in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading