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  • Narendra Modi's prospects brighten with new allies: report

    Narendra Modi's prospects brighten with new allies: report

    According to Bank of America research, this alliance of six parties (BJP plus DMDK, PMK, MDMK, IJK, and KMDK) had a vote share of nearly 23 per cent in Tamil Nadu as compared to Jayalalithaa's AIADMK at 23 per cent and M Karunanidhi's DMK at 25 per c...

  • Not retiring from politics, says Chidambaram

    Not retiring from politics, says Chidambaram

    Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today denied reports that he would be retiring from politics, saying he was only giving way to youngsters to revive Congress and "rejuvenate" it.

  • Blog: Why I am an AAP candidate

    Blog: Why I am an AAP candidate

    Anti-nuclear activist Dr SP Udayakumar on joining politics and Arvind Kejriwal.

  • Tamil Nadu political scape witnessing rise of sons

    Tamil Nadu political scape witnessing rise of sons

    Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu.

  • Chidambaram wants to step down from electoral politics

    Chidambaram wants to step down from electoral politics

    Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram has expressed his desire to step down from electoral politics, saying how long can he go on at the age of 68.

  • Finance Minister, responsible for 'Gloom India' says BJP

    Finance Minister, responsible for 'Gloom India' says BJP

    Mr Chidambaram, 68, has represented Sivaganga from Tamil Nadu for seven terms. Last night, the Congress announced his son, Karti, a 42-year-old lawyer, is its new candidate.

  • Strong tie-up still elusive for DMK, BJP and Congress in Tamil Nadu

    Strong tie-up still elusive for DMK, BJP and Congress in Tamil Nadu

    With the DMK, Congress and BJP still scouting for allies in Tamil Nadu, there seems to be no clarity on political parties that would join hands to emerge as a formidable combine to fight the Lok Sabha polls against the ruling AIADMK.

  • Sri Lankan Tamils issue dominated Tamil Nadu politics in 2013

    Sri Lankan Tamils issue dominated Tamil Nadu politics in 2013

    Failure by political parties and organisations to force the UPA government to boycott CHOGM on Sri Lankan Tamils issue, acquittal of two Kanchi seers in a murder case, topped the list of major events in Tamil Nadu during 2013.

  • Ilavarasan: 'Killed' by politics?

    Ilavarasan: 'Killed' by politics?

    On July 4, the body of a young Dalit boy, Ilavarasan, was found on the tracks in Dharmapuri, northern Tamil Nadu. Initially reported as a suicide, his family and Dalit groups suspected murder by upper caste groups.

  • Politics will never curtail spirit of game: Kumar Sangakkara

    Politics will never curtail spirit of game: Kumar Sangakkara

    Sangakkara believes that India is much more than Chennai and Tamil Nadu and also says the rest of India has been very welcoming to Sri Lankans.

  • AIADMK workers vow to secure all Lok Sabha seats

    AIADMK workers vow to secure all Lok Sabha seats

    With AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa eyeing a bigger role in national politics, Tamil Nadu ministers and AIADMK workers on Monday vowed to secure all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in its next polls.

  • Andhra Pradesh takes the cake in Cabinet reshuffle

    Andhra Pradesh takes the cake in Cabinet reshuffle

    With 11 ministers, Andhra Pradesh takes the cake in the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet as it overtook Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan in its strength in the government.

  • DMK wants Central rule in Karnataka over Cauvery water dispute

    DMK wants Central rule in Karnataka over Cauvery water dispute

    The sharing of Cauvery river water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is heading for another flashpoint with protests and politics picking on both sides of the border again. The toughest position so far has been taken by DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who ha...

  • Cauvery water row: Protests begin at Karnataka dam, schools colleges shut in Mandya

    Cauvery water row: Protests begin at Karnataka dam, schools colleges shut in Mandya

    Politics over the Cauvery water issue between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu turned violent this afternoon, with pro-Karnataka activists stoning Rapid Action Force personnel who are posted around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir. Protesters are also ...

  • DMDK leader arrested on charges of land grabbing

    The Tamil Nadu Police has arrested a sitting DMDK Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Arun Subramaniam on land grab charges. Mr Subramaniam, who represents Tiruttani constituency, had allegedly usurped a municipal property and raised a godown. H...

  • Jailing DMK cadre a useless exercise: Jayalalithaa

    Jailing DMK cadre a useless exercise: Jayalalithaa

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has explained why she ordered the release of DMK cadre who courted arrest, protesting what they called the "AIADMK's repressive regime and vendetta politics".

  • Who is J Jayalalithaa?

    Who is J Jayalalithaa?

    Woman, actress, Brahmin, Kannadiga. Conventional wisdom would suggest that profile is all wrong in the hard playfield of Tamil Nadu politics and in a Dravidian party. But then J Jayalalithaa's life and career are the stuff fables are made of. Or movi...

  • Blog: Tamil New Year Politics

    Blog: Tamil New Year Politics

    It's Tamil New Year's Day today, courtesy J. Jayalalithaa! This is just one of the decisions of her predecessor and DMK Chief that the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has reversed.

  • Jewellers say 'happy' with Pranab's response, but strike still on

    Jewellers say 'happy' with Pranab's response, but strike still on

    Jewellers said they were "happy" with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's response and would take a decision later on Friday evening. Earlier, a delegation of jewellers met Congress president Sonia Gandhi. The Congress, which leads the UPA governmen...

  • Tamil Nadu govt proposes 14.5% tax on liquor to garner funds

    Tamil Nadu govt proposes 14.5% tax on liquor to garner funds

    The Tamil Nadu government has proposed 14.5 per cent tax on liquor as part of efforts to generate Rs 1,500 crore revenue.

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