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Why Rajini's 'Periyar row' is not a vote-catcher
If the Congress lost in Tamil Nadu in 1967, never to return, or the DMK and the AIADMK have kept their place in power and electoral politics since then, it owes not to their love or hatred for gods......
Why Kamal Haasan made the Godse remark now
'The Godse controversy may have helped Kamal Haasan reach out to a larger audience, both inside the state and outside, coming as it does when the main campaign for elections 19 is over and only......
Chennai Central is a cakewalk for Dayanidhi Maran
'If they really wanted to give him competition, the AIADMK should have contested the seat, not its ally the PMK.'A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com reports. IMAGE: Former Union minister and DMK candidate......
Stalin's succession will be smooth, but challenges remain
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin does not face any threat to his full-fledged succession as DMK chief, just now. If he were to face any threat, it would only be over his ‘non-performance’ as......
Parliament fails to transact business for 16th day
The second leg of the budget session is virtually heading towards a complete washout. The second leg of the budget session of Parliament seemed to be heading for a washout as both the Houses......
NDA, Opposition impasse over Insurance Bill continues
The Congress has reasons to enjoy the BJP’s discomfiture. After all, the Insurance Bill was introduced by the UPA government in 2008 but was constantly blocked by the BJP on some pretext or......
Maran's re-induction proves short-lived
Dayanidhi Maran made a dramatic comeback to the Union Cabinet in 2009 after being forced out following a family feud, but the re-induction proved to be short-lived, courtesy the 2G spectrum......
How Tamil Nadu's freebie culture is killing its economy
It is raining freebies in Tamil Nadu once again. If Thalaivar (Tamil Nadu chief minister and DMK chief M Karunanidhi) does not give you, Amma (AIADMK supreme J. Jayalalalithaa) will. If Amma......
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