Ground Report: BJP expected to get a boost in DMK-ruled Tamil Nadu

With the first phase of elections, polling in India started on Friday, April 19, initiating the process of national elections. Many of the states, including Tamil Nadu, saw the massive participation of voters. The South India state voters participated from all 39 constituencies, which has been primarily dominated by regional players for decades.

Stalin’s supporters rally behind Rahul Gandhi in Tamil Nadu voting

As the election season in India starts, the media, politicians, and voters start to make their predictions. Tamil Nadu being one of the crucial states, with the 6th highest parliament seats, lags no further than electoral air. The polling in the state took place on Friday, April 19, where the voters shared their views on Rahul Gandhi, generating trust in him as the Prime Minister of India.

INTERVIEW| 2011 jail taught me who are my friends & women in politics are dispensable: Kanimozhi

As the sun sets over the palm-fringed coastline, the New Indian team heads to the Thoothukudi constituency of Tamil Nadu to capture the essence of the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections 2024. Kanimozhi, an MP from Thoothukkudi, is known for her atheistic views, which she openly discusses. Her political career, while notable for its longevity, has not been without controversy.

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: BJP fields Annamalai from Sadhguru’s Coimbatore

Hours after spiritual guru Sadhguru, whose ashram is headquartered in Coimbatore, publicly thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making polite inquiries about his brain surgery the BJP announced its third list of candidates featuring BJP state chief Annamalai, indicating growing bond between the spiritual leader and the saffron party.

DMK unveils manifesto countering NDA policies

Addressing the party office bearers and cadres after releasing the party manifesto, Chief Minister Stalin said, "It is the DMK which makes the manifesto before elections and continues to do what we say, this is what our leaders taught us. Schemes that were implemented under the Dravidian model for the betterment of Tamil Nadu will be taken across India."

FIR lodged against Tamil Nadu minister for threatening PM

In the complaint, Anbarasan, a prominent political figure and a minister in the Tamil Nadu Cabinet, is accused of openly threatening to harm the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.

Supreme Court criticises DMK’s Udayanidhi Stalin for remarks

During a hearing on Stalin's petition to consolidate criminal cases against him in six states over his remarks, the bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta criticized him for abusing the right to free speech.

End of era: DMDK chief and veteran actor ‘Captain’ Vijayakanth breathes his last

CHENNAI: The demise of veteran actor, Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) founder, Vijaykanth, has left a void after his death ended his three-decade-long illustrious career as both an actor and a politician. As an action hero who rose to the ‘superstar’ of Tamil Cinema in the early 90s, Vijayakanth played versatile roles enthralling youngsters and […]

Stalin’s associate, Tamil Nadu Minister E V Velu’s properties raided by I-T

NEW DELHI: On Friday, Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) Minister E V Velu, a prominent member of the DMK, came under scrutiny by Central agencies as the Income Tax department carried out raids at approximately 40 locations. These searches included his family’s residences and educational institutions. The minister is considered close to Chief Minister and […]

AIADMK meet to decide future of BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will hold a leadership meeting in Chennai on Monday evening to decide on the future of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tamil Nadu. The meeting comes amid a strain in ties between the two parties, following comments made by BJP state president K […]