S Kumaresan

13 DMK ministers have local body experience

Every time a Cabinet takes charge, it’s often the ministers with MBBS degrees and PhDs that get noticed.

17 May 2021

DMK's M Appavu set to be elected Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker

The party has also decided to nominate former minister K Pitchandi for the post of Deputy Speaker.

10 May 2021

Reaching the top, one step at a time -- Stalin style

MK Stalin has risen from a grassroots DMK worker to Chief Minister

07 May 2021

Stalin’s first cabinet in Tamil Nadu is a blend of former ministers and first-timers

Former Chennai mayor Ma Subramanian will be the Health Minister at a time when the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be intensifying in the state

07 May 2021

How did AIADMK rise up from the 2019 decimation?

EPS’ image, candidate popularity & cadre work helped, say analysts

07 May 2021

DMK again fails to make inroads in Kongu region

During the last two Assembly elections, the DMK had struggled to get a strong foothold in the Kongu region.

05 May 2021

PK Sekar Babu, AG Venkatachalam... : These are the likely new faces in MK Stalin's cabinet

While some of the trusted cabinet colleagues of DMK's late supremo M Karunanidhi are no more, a few ex-ministers have lost the elections.

04 May 2021

Another son rises in DMK camp

Also, many leaders in the DMK have the question if or not Udhayanidhi will get a ministerial birth.

04 May 2021

Newly-elected DMK MLAs to hold meeting on Tuesday

The MLAs will formally elect DMK chief MK Stalin as leader of the party to assume the chief minister's office.

03 May 2021

TN Election Results: MK Stalin seals Tamil Nadu win, to be state's oldest first-time Chief Minister

MK Stalin, who has been waiting in the sidelines for the last several years, is all set to be sworn-in as the eighth Chief Minister of the State.

03 May 2021

After a decade in waiting, son rises on the DMK horizon

At 68, he would be the oldest first-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. This is the first time in 25 years that the DMK has secured a majority on its own.

03 May 2021

TN Election Results: Smaller parties to bring greater diversity of views to Assembly

Seven smaller parties will get representation in the State Assembly, bringing with them new ideas, issues, and representation for those unheard for a long time

03 May 2021

From the archives: When Jaya emerged as independent leader from shadows of MGR

Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi had turned the tide in favour of AIADMK in 1991 Assembly polls

30 Apr 2021

From the archives: When DMK stormed to power in TN after 13 years

The year 1989 saw DMK come back to power after a hiatus of 13 years, and the regime witnessed several significant events unfold in the Assembly.

29 Apr 2021

From the archives: When MGR sailed on sympathy in 1984 polls

The 1984 elections was held in the backdrop of assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

28 Apr 2021