Friday, 31 March, 2023
TopicTamil Nadu politics

Topic: Tamil Nadu politics

Palaniswami-led AIADMK is bad news for BJP in Tamil Nadu but it opens up opportunities too

While OPS has been courting the BJP in Tamil Nadu enthusiastically, the latter isn't inclined to take any side in AIADMK’s internal warfare yet.

AIADMK ally PMK walks out ahead of Tamil Nadu local body polls, accused of eyeing DMK tie-up

PMK says there wasn’t enough time to discuss seat-sharing with AIADMK, but latter’s leaders call its founder Dr S Ramadoss ‘unreliable’.

How MK Stalin can preserve power in Tamil Nadu using gorilla politics

MK Stalin comes with extraordinary aspirations. If Tamil Nadu's new CM takes care of the ordinary, 'the extraordinary will take care of itself'.

Tamil Nadu CM announces withdrawal of cases against anti-CAA protesters

K. Palaniswami said except cases related to violence, further legal action in all other cases registered during anti-CAA protests were being dropped.

Why Rajinikanth’s ‘warning from God’ is a blessing for DMK ahead of Tamil Nadu election

The atheist camps in the DMK and other parties must be secretly praying to their respective gods to keep Rajinikanth away from politics.

Stifled in DMK, Congress, can BJP tolerate ‘outspoken’ Khushbu?

DMK leaders say Khushbu Sundar's efforts to balance her cinema and political career worked against her. But for the new BJP entrant, her 'Muslim' side is as much a battle.

BJP needs more than Khushbu Sundar to open account in Tamil Nadu. Star politics is over

Not just Khushbu Sundar, most of BJP’s new entrants do not fulfil the four factors that catapulted it from a two-MP party into a ruling party with practically no challenger.

Tamil Nadu on ‘dissent mode’ since 2009, but Tuticorin may not go away like other protests

Never has Tamil Nadu seen such violence unleashed upon its people. With Tuticorin, the Palaniswami government has destroyed its mandate to govern.

Now Rajinikanth cannot stop at words. He is at the helm, he needs to act

Rajinikanth clearly believes, it seems, that he will be the redeemer, that his government will follow a spiritual path above caste and creed

Rajinikanth, the politician, wants to clean up ‘rotten’ politics. Mind it.

Rajinikanth will try to fill the huge vacuum in Tamil Nadu politics, which has revolved for the last half a century around larger-than-life figures, whether it was CN Annadurai, Muthuvel Karunanidhi, MG Ramachandran or Jayalalithaa.

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NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.