Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicTamil Nadu politics

Topic: Tamil Nadu politics

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.

This might be the last time Rajinikanth can play his ‘will I, will I not’ political game

Rajinikanth’s should-I-should-I-not drama, has been cited to project him as someone who cannot make up his mind, a quality that can kill a political career.

On Camera

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Airbus emerges as front runner to win Jet Airways’ order worth $5.5 billion

Once India’s top private airline, Jet Airways is returning to the skies. The company is trying to acquire A320neo jets and A220 planes from Airbus SE, Boeing Co. and Embraer SA.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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