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TN Polls: CPI ML Liberation seeks to replicate Bihar success

Unlike its Left counterparts in the State, the party has preferred to stay away from electoral alliances and has been projecting itself as an alternative to the Dravidian parties.

05 Apr 2021

Why isn’t the ‘Lotus’ blooming in Tamil Nadu?

A microscopic look at how the BJP has so far culturally and politically made an entry into the State and what it entails

01 Apr 2021

DMK’s Vetriazhagan to face his grandpa’s rival

Water-logging during floods remains a main issue in Villivakkam; residents say sitting MLA never frequented the constituency

30 Mar 2021

From cooking to crying, candidates go extra mile to bag votes

One of the songs he picked was Vetri Meethu Vetri Vanthu (victory upon victory), to denote the victory he says his party will achieve in the polls.

26 Mar 2021

TN elections: Why are only two transpersons set to contest polls?

Though there’s been progress, much is lacking

26 Mar 2021

Project polarisation renewed on social media

For instance, short clips of Dr Ezhilan Naganathan, who is contesting in Thousand Lights constituency against BJP’s Kushboo Sundar, has gone viral recently.

24 Mar 2021

Beneficiaries of Left movements not supporting us politically: G Ramakrishnan

Even as CPI(M) remains a dominant force in electoral politics in Kerala, the party’s unit in the neighbouring Tamil Nadu has hopes of replicating the same.

23 Mar 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Manifestos full of empty promises for Dalits? It’s routine affair, say activists  

The parties did as expected. A detailed analysis shows there isn’t much offered to the Scheduled Classes and Tribes except for a few blanket announcements.  

20 Mar 2021

AIADMK chose me as I have potential to win against MK Stalin: Aadirajaram

The 62-year-old politician, a loyalist of former party leaders MG Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa, talks to TNIE about his winning prospects, 

20 Mar 2021

Will Kolathur become CM’s seat?

MK Stalin, the CM candidate of DMK-led alliance, is seeking people’s mandate from the constituency for a third consecutive term

19 Mar 2021

Chepauk: A DMK bastion with old-world charm

Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni is now a star constituency with nomination of Udhayanidhi Stalin

18 Mar 2021

Annihilation of caste is nothing but merging with mainstream: Thol Thirumavalavan

Speaking to Express, the Lok Sabha MP reiterated that the alliance was crucial to keep the secular votes intact. 

12 Mar 2021

How appealing is corruption plank in Tamil Nadu?

One thing that is evident is there is a lack of any ‘wave’ of discontentment among people on issues of graft in the state.

08 Mar 2021

AIMIM says in talks with DMK for TN Assembly elections but ready to go solo

The Dravidian party is unlikely to accommodate it due to pressure from other Muslim parties in the DMK-Congress-Left alliance.

04 Mar 2021

Three die of asphyxiation near Chennai, SC/ST Act invoked

The deceased were identified as Murugan (42) and Bagyaraj (40) of Katrambakkam, and Arumugam (50) of Amarambedu, all of them daily wage labourers.

14 Feb 2021

Demand for easy online access to FIRs grows

OTP needed for each request, making it tough for those seeking data on multiple cases; users say site is often down

12 Feb 2021

Playing with lives

Though there is a ban on online gaming (stake) in TN, they continue to be actively available to the general public, resulting in suicides due to financial agony

04 Feb 2021

In loving memory of late J Jayalalithaa

Crowds from across the State converge on Marina Beach for the inauguration of a memorial for former CM J Jayalalithaa

28 Jan 2021

Freedom or obscenity: Where to draw the line?

Express digs deeper into the issue of arrest of three YouTubers

26 Jan 2021

VJ Asen, 'Chennai Talks' YouTubers arrested after video of woman talking about sexuality goes viral

Police have booked VJ Asen and two others on charges of obscenity in public places, insulting the modesty of women, among others.

12 Jan 2021

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