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Stalin engaging in cheap tactics during poll campaign to gain political mileage, charges EPS

"The AIADMK is a fort made of iron. If you bang your head against it, you will end up breaking your head," the Chief Minister said during his campaign in Thiruporur in Chengalpattu district

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Do the 1.37 crore young voters hold the key in Tamil Nadu Assembly polls?

While there are 13,09,311 first-time voters in the age group of 18-19, the number of voters in the age group of 19-29 stands at 1,23,95,696.

20 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu now got 6.26 crore voters, women continue to outnumber men

Harbour Assembly constituency in Chennai district has the lowest of 1,76,272  (Men: 91,936; Women: 84,281; Third Gender: 55). 

20 Jan 2021

TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami rules out Sasikala's return to AIADMK after her release from prison

Answering queries of reporters after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi, he said, “There is no possibility of VK Sasikala joining the AIADMK. She is not a member of the party now."

19 Jan 2021

Former TN minister creates flutter by heaping praise on Sasikala ahead of her release

Gokula Indira said, "She lived a life of penance with Amma (Jayalalithaa). We have respect for Sasikala. Udhayanidhi Stalin’s remarks on both of them cannot be tolerated.”

13 Jan 2021

‘No role for national parties in Tamil Nadu’

Senior AIADMK leaders say forthcoming election will be a direct contest between AIADMK and DMK, reiterate that Sasikala’s release will not affect the party

10 Jan 2021

'It’s AIADMK vs DMK, national parties just audience in Tamil Nadu Assembly polls'

As expected, the AIADMK general council unanimously endorsed Edappadi K Palaniswami as the party’s Chief Minister candidate for the Assembly elections

09 Jan 2021

Amit Shah cancels Chennai visit on Pongal, BJP President Nadda to come instead

Nadda's visit to Chennai assumes significance as it will take place in the backdrop of confusion over the Chief Minister candidate of the AIADMK-led alliance

06 Jan 2021

Tamil Nadu govt accepts voluntary retirement plea of senior IAS officer U Sagayam

Asked about speculation that he would be entering politics, Sagayam laughed and said, "I am yet to decide. I don’t plan for my personal future in a big way."

06 Jan 2021

Five lakh farmers to get Rs 600 crore aid for crop losses during cyclones Nivar, Burevi: EPS

The Chief Minister has substantially hiked the assistance to farmers above the amount prescribed in the National Disaster Relief Fund guidelines.

02 Jan 2021

PM Modi lays foundation for 1,152 tenements for poor families in Chennai's Perumbakkam

The PM laid the foundation through video conference in the presence of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam

01 Jan 2021

Lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till January 31, here are the relaxations announced

The Chief Minister said due to effective steps taken by the state government to contain the infection, the positivity rate has been brought below 1.7 percent during the past one month

31 Dec 2020

Thamizharuvi Manian, who supervised Rajinikanth's party launch, bids adieu to politics

The present statement of Manian without a word about Rajinikanth's decision, shows that the veteran politician was shocked and hurt at the actor's move. 

30 Dec 2020

In TN politics, it's back to AIADMK vs DMK as Rajinikanth drops political plans

The anti-DMK and anti-AIADMK votes which were expected to go to Rajinikanth's party will now be retained by the Dravidian parties.

29 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth scraps political plans citing health reasons, shatters hopes of his fans

"I will continue to serve people without coming to electoral politics. I will never hesitate to speak the truth. I appeal to all my fans and the people of Tamil Nadu to accept my decision," he said.

29 Dec 2020