Tamil Nadu politics

Tamil Nadu Elections: This Sunday will go down in annals of TN history

State to once again become ‘the land of rising sun’? We’ll know...

published on : 2nd May 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.

published on : 29th April 2021

TN elections: How women in politics barely break the glass ceiling

The plight of women functionaries is not much different in parties across the country, feel many women politicians.

published on : 5th April 2021

Assembly polls: Why is student politics almost non-existent in Tamil Nadu?

Tamil Nadu has largely been lagging on creating student leaders. The reason? A widespread notion that campus politics affects academic performance.

published on : 5th April 2021

Expelled AIADMK chief VK Sasikala announces retirement from politics ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly elections

Dhinakaran said Sasikala's decision came as a shock to him and his efforts to persuade her out of this decision failed. 

published on : 3rd March 2021

MK Stalin believes he can become CM by trading in lies: Edappadi K Palaniswami

EPS says DMK leader is alleging corruption in projects for which even tenders are not floated yet; inaugurates bronze statues of Gandhi, CN Annadurai, MGR, Jaya

published on : 22nd February 2021

Tamil Nadu loves the AIADMK-BJP combination, says Rajnath Singh

Speaking at the party’s youth wing State conference in Salem, Singh exuded confidence that BJP-AIADMK alliance would get two-thirds majority in the 234 seat legislative assembly.  

published on : 22nd February 2021

Kurubas must rise up: K Siddaramaiah

Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka chief minister K Siddaramaiah on Sunday urged the Kuruba community to stand united to rise to importance in Tamil Nadu politics.

published on : 22nd February 2021

MGR could, Jaya could, Rajini can’t

After all, there are limits that Rajinikanth must necessarily face when he is trying to cash in on Dravida pride without being Dravida.

published on : 24th January 2021

Sasikala 'put on oxygen' after testing positive for coronavirus, shifted to hospital

Victoria Hospital had repeated her RTPCR test to confirm her COVID-19 status after Sasikala's CT scan of the chest indicated 'severe' infection.

published on : 21st January 2021

For dejected Rajini fans, the offers keep coming

Just days after the announcement, nearly 100 members of his Rajini Makkal Mandram joined the ruling AIADMK in the presence of a former minister.

published on : 15th January 2021

EPS, OPS running factions, Congress-DMK alliance to win TN assembly polls: Mani Shankar Aiyar

As far as ideology is concerned there is very little to choose between the AIADMK and the DMK who are both offspring of the original Dravidian movement, he said.

published on : 7th January 2021

Will not allow Stalin to rule Tamil Nadu, says elder brother Alagiri

Alagiri, who was expelled from the DMK by his father in 2014, had sought to be re-inducted in the party.

published on : 3rd January 2021

2020: Roller coaster year in Tamil Nadu politics

After L Murugan was appointed president for its Tamil Nadu unit, BJP has been making earnest efforts to gain a foothold in the State.

published on : 31st December 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.

published on : 29th December 2020
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