AMMK goes into huddle to discuss situation post 2019 elections

It is expected that today’s meeting would discuss the election debacle and the way ahead for the fledgling party that is headed by general secretary Dhinakaran. Continue Reading

Leaders react differently to 2019 general elections results

Leaders from various political parties extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is set to rule the country for the second consecutive term. Also, leaders reacted to the by-poll results in the State, where the ruling AIADMK won nine seats and DMK, 13. Continue Reading

AIADMK: Old enemy, new foe and some friends

“There will be no problem if we win more than eight seats (in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies) and we are almost sure about posting victory in at least 10 places. But, still, we are ready for the worst case scenario,” says an AIADMK insider. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Big battle between BJP and Cong in TN

As the Lok Sabha elections assume the contours of a straight fight between Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi for the Prime Minister’s job, the constituencies in which the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, are contesting in Tamilnadu for the 18 April polls are drawing special attention. Continue Reading

TTV’s track record from ‘Two Leaves’ to ‘Hat’ to ‘Cooker’ to ‘Gift Pack’

His fight for a symbol began in 2017 after the AIADMK splintered subsequent to the incarceration of his aunt V K Sasikala, which followed the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Dhinakaran’s AMMK gets gift pack as common symbol

Today, the EC allotted gift box symbol for Dhinakaran’s party. Commenting on the symbol, AMMK leader and Theni candidate Thanga Thamizhselvan said they would now go ahead and campaign vigorously with the gift box symbol and become victorious. Continue Reading

Beyond his symbol, Dhinakaran is a man to watch

Whatever the symbol be, given his track record, Dhinakaran would popularise it all over Tamilnadu. And therein rests the catch: It could affect the prospects of the AIADMK-led alliance. Continue Reading

Game on: Love all!

St Valentine’s much caricatured bearded face can’t be even remotely related to romance. The legend, fact or fiction, however, has stuck. He has inspired alike vigilantes, voyeurs and the virtuous. Continue Reading

Decide on two leaves symbol in 4 weeks, SC tells Election Commission

The Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission of India to decide in four weeks on the two leaves symbol of the AIADMK that has been in question ever since the demise of party general secretary J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading