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Sunday, January 19, 2020



If Jayalalithaa was at helm of affairs in AIADMK today, she wouldn't have supported CAA: Kanimozhi

January 19, 2020 12:00 pm

"To be honest, if Jayalalithaa was at the helm of affairs in the party, I'd like to believe that she would not have supported the CAA. Her party has left Tamil Nadu, the country and their own leader down," DMK leader MK Kanimozhi said.

Why fissures are appearing in DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu

January 16, 2020 11:01 pm

The two parties are having a go at each other in the last couple of days, leading to speculations about their alliance ahead of next year's assembly elections. 

Fallout intensifies as DMK dares Congress to quit alliance

January 15, 2020 10:30 pm

Ties between the DMK and Congress have been under strain over seat-sharing in local body polls with the Tamil Nadu Congress president K S Alagiri accusing the DMK of going against “coalition dharma”

DMK, allies trump AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls

January 04, 2020 12:42 am

In percentage terms, DMK accounted for 43.51 per cent of the panchayat union seats and the AIADMK marginally behind at 40.64 per cent.

DMK’s mega rally in Chennai: More than 25,000 people pour out against CAA

December 23, 2019 7:30 pm

The rally took place after the Madras High Court Sunday dismissed a PIL against it, saying a peaceful protest demonstration cannot be prevented in a democratic country.

AIADMK MP removed from Jamaat bodies in Tamil Nadu over citizenship law

December 19, 2019 6:57 am

On Monday, the Arcot Jamaat near Vellore, which controls dozens of mosques in the Muslim-populated Arcot region, passed a resolution to remove MP John from all responsibilities for being party to a decision that voted the controversial Bill.

Explained: How to read Citizenship Act in context of Tamil Nadu's politics, refugees' issue

December 19, 2019 7:16 am

When the AIADMK decided to support the citizenship Bill, it took the risk of being seen as abandoning the cause of over 1 lakh Lankan refugees living in camps for three decades.

AIADMK draws flak over CAB, DMK calls statewide stir on Dec 17

December 14, 2019 3:50 am

Hundreds of DMK cadres, including party chief M K Stalin’s son and actor-turned-politician Udhayanidhi, were taken in custody as they marched in the city.

Chennai: DMK's Udhayanidhi tears copy of Citizenship Bill during protest, arrested

December 13, 2019 1:53 pm

Udhayanidhi Stalin, the son of DMK chief M K Stalin, was arrested along with other party workers from Saidapet and is expected to be released this evening.

CAB Bill: DMK, NCP ask govt: What about Lanka, Maldives?

December 10, 2019 4:10 am

The two parties also asked the government to explain the procedure if an atheist from these countries wishes to apply for citizenship


Karunanidhi passes away: Rare and unseen photos from his political journey

August 09, 2018 6:31 am

The former Tamil Nadu chief minister was admitted to the hospital following a dip in his blood pressure last month. On July 31, the hospital had said Karunanidhi would require an extended period of hospitalisation due to “decline” in his general health, although his vital parameters have normalised.

Stage set for 6th phase of polling

April 23, 2014 9:19 pm

Stakes will be high for Congress and BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections.

Tamizh Talkies

April 20, 2014 12:24 pm

From Jayalalithaa speakers blaring out Stalin’s ‘leonine gait’ to BJP bikers waving ‘Vaiko’ flags, EP UNNY captures a slice of Tamil Nadu’s political terrain.


DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

August 07, 2018 3:44 pm

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

Kalaignar Karunanidhi passes away at 94

August 07, 2018 3:03 pm

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passes away at 94

Muthuvel Karunanidhi: Looking back at his life in active politics for over seven decades

August 07, 2018 1:25 pm

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man fondly called Kalaignar - the artist, breathes his last. A look back at his illustrious life and all that he achieved in over seven decades of being an active politician.