2019 LS elections: BJP, Cong demand more seats from AIADMK, DMK

The Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress may be the big bosses of Indian politics. But, when it comes to Tamilnadu, they are always left at the mercy of regional Dravidian giants – the AIADMK and DMK. Continue Reading

Hero’s welcome for DMDK leader Vijayakanth on his return to Chennai

DMDK founder-chief, Vijayakanth’s supporters gathered in thousands this morning to celebrate their Captain’s return from America after two-month-long treatment for various ailments. Based on ground reports, it is fair to say that celebration from crowds of this magnitude inside the city was last seen for the late Dravidian party stalwarts like Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

No problems in alliance talks in Tamilnadu, declares Pon Radhakrishnan

Speaking to mediapersons at Coimbatore airport this morning, he answered a barrage of questions, including those regarding the upcoming general elections. Continue Reading

DMDK leader Vijayakanth to return to Chennai Saturday from America

He has been getting treatment for some undisclosed ailment. Photos have been released intermittently about his stay in America and this is said to have enthused the DMDK cadres that he was well and recovering. Continue Reading

TNCC president invites ‘secular’ Kamal to join Cong-DMK alliance

But Kamal has been lately stating that his fledgling party will contest all the 40 constituencies – 39 in Tamilnadu and 1 in Puducherry – alone, without striking up an alliance with any of the other parties of the State, for the 2019 general elections. Continue Reading

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka to visit Tamilnadu this month: TNCC president

The political scene is hotting up with Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his sister and general secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Vadra, planning to visit Tamilnadu to address public meetings this month. According to reports, Rahul will be visiting the State twice in February.  Continue Reading

Slamming old video featuring Stalin, AIADMK speaks up for Hindus

The ruling AIADMK slammed DMK president M K Stalin Tuesday accusing him of trying to divide people on religious lines after a two-year-old video clip surfaced on social media purportedly showing him criticising Vedic ceremonies of weddings. Continue Reading

TNCC new prez Alagiri’s success lies in handling ‘big brother’ DMK

Congress sources say Alagiri, who had served as MLA and MP, is a talented speaker with strong negotiation skills. “This is one of the reasons behind Rahul ticking Alagiri’s name for the State Congress chief post. The Congress high command wants to get as many seats as possible from the DMK and Alagiri is entrusted with this task,” sources say. Continue Reading

AIADMK begins distribution of nomination forms for 2019 elections

Chief Minister and co-coordinator of the party, Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister and coordinator of the party, O Pannerselvam, Ministers K A Sengottaiyan and D Jayakumar, and senior leader E Madhusudanan, among others, were present at the inauguration of the distribution of the forms. 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