AIADMK's Last Minute Quota Deal Seals Alliance, Seat-Sharing Talks On

February 27, 2021

Minutes before the Election Commission announced the poll schedule for five states, including Tamil Nadu, yesterday, the state Assembly cleared 10.5% reservation for the Vanniyar community in educational institutions and in the appointment of posts in government services. What was not reported then is that the ruling A | Read more|

PM Attending Strategy Session Ahead Of Coming Round Of State Elections

February 21, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participating in a daylong election strategy session in Delhi today. Elections in five states are due over the coming months. Among these the biggest prize the BJP is looking out for is Bengal, which Amit Shah has been targetting since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014. | Read more|

"Won't Allow PM Modi, BJP To Disrespect Tamil People," Says Rahul Gandhi

January 24, 2021

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has kickstarted the party's campaign for the May Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, doubled down on his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP - which is allied with the ruling AIADMK - this morning, accusing them of insulting Tamil language and culture, and crippling peo | Read more|

"Don't Need National Party As Ally If..." AIADMK's Terse Message To BJP

December 28, 2020

In a tough message to the BJP, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has said that it does not need a "national party as ally if it is going to dictate", making it clear that it won't play second fiddle. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be the AIADMK's face as it seeks reelection when the southern state votes in a | Read more|


November 12, 2012

The investigation, panning over a year, exposes 11 MPs from within the Congress, BJP, BSP, JDU and AIADMK willing to issue letters of recommendation to promote a fictitious Australian oil exploration company in exchange for fees ranging between Rs 50,000 to Rs 50 lakh. Six of these MPs even wrote the letters for a fee. | Read more|