Opinion Politics South India

Rajini talk implies ADMK government might fall after May 23

Tamilnadu film industry superstar and aspiring politician Rajinikanth on Friday said he is ready to contest assembly elections in Tamil Nadu “whenever” the state goes to the polls.   “Whenever it is announced I am ready. I will decide after May 23,” news agency ANI quoted Rajinikanth as saying to a question whether he will Read More…

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Modi using IT , ED , Sleuths to target Opposition Allege Mamatha

After the Instant Raid inside DMK MP Candidate residence in Tuticorin , IT sleuths returned empty hands caused uproar at national level for selective raids targeting opposition parties .   Trinamul Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday came out in support of DNK leader Kanimozhi, whose residence was searched by central Read More…

Politics Votes & Polls

VVPAT Counting row : We should master technology and not to be its slave Naidu to EC

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Sunday said his technology advisor Hari Prasad Vemuru, whose presence in TDP’s delegation to the Election Commission was objected to by the poll panel, was a whistle-blower and not a thief.   “Yesterday we met the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and showed him how EVMs were not functioning Read More…

Business Companies Politics South India Votes & Polls

DMK urges Election Commission to watch REPCO bank and keep away co-operative societies in Poll duties

DMK on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to ensure that officials of co-operative societies/banks are not involved in election-related work in Tamil Nadu.   According to DMK, there are 18,775 co-operative societies/banks functioning in Tamil Nadu under different government departments and they are under the administration of elected bodies, totally controlled by the ruling AIADMK Read More…

National Politics Supreme Court Votes & Polls

“Not a question of aspersion, it is a question of satisfaction” SC to EC on VVPAT 50% Counting

The top court by its October 8, 2013, verdict had said that Electronic Voting Machines with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail was an indispensable requirement for free and fair elections as it ensures the accuracy of the voting system.   Reminding the EC that VVPATs were introduced on the directions of the top court, CJI Read More…

Politics Votes & Polls

DMK manifesto bats for abolition of NEET, metro for Tier II cities in TN

DMK on Tuesday promised to do away with the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for medical admissions and ushering in quota in the private sector in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha election. “The NEET for medical admissions will be scrapped,” DMK chief MK Stalin said while unveiling the salient features of his party’s manifesto. Also Read More…

Politics South India Votes & Polls

DMK firms up with alliance partners in Tamilnadu

DMK today finalised the seat-sharing pact with the Dalit party, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) of Thol Thirumavalavan, and the CPI, allotting two seats each.   The party clinched an agreement with the Indhiya Jananayaga Katchi (IJK) of TR Pachamuthu, the chancellor of SRM University, and has given one seat to it.   The IJK, a Read More…

Politics South India Voice

Puducherry CM temporarily suspends his dharna after his salient demands met

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy welcomes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as he arrives to support his ‘dharna’ outside the official residence of Lt Governor Kiran Bedi for not permitting implementation of his government’s   Post Kejriwal arrival the carefree attitude of Kiran bedi grounded that made Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday night Read More…

East India National Politics

“Save Constitution” rally in NewDelhi on Feb 13 14 by Opposition : Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called off her 3 day protest in Kolkata against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s attempt to question the city’s police chief in connection with ponzi scheme cases, but warned of a larger stir in the national capital next week.   Banerjee’s “Save Constitution” rally in New Read More…