Tamilians don't just pray in temples; they see them as community spaces that reaffirm social unity
Jagan Mohan Reddy takes on rivals over English medium schools: Politicians' claims of being protectors of regional languages are often hypocritical
J Jayalalithaa had given essentially the same retort to her arch-rival M Karunanidhi, who had said in 2014 that education in a non-native language would obstruct learning.
If Tamil needs saving, it isn't from Hindi, but from Dravidian parties who claim to be protecting the language
Tamil is not as emotive an issue for the people of Tamil Nadu, as it is made out to be by the Tamil television channels and English media
Amit Shah, Narendra Modi have chance to convert BJP's fledgling footprint into solid hold on south India, final bastion for party to breach
A second straight majority for a single party with the hunger, ambition, meticulousness and focus of an Amit Shah, with an icon like Narendra Modi to propel the narrative, offers the BJP a historic opportunity in the south.
In Tamil Nadu, Rahul Gandhi says Congress manifesto is not 'Mann Ki Baat of megalomaniac', it's 'kaam ki baat'
Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday said his party's manifesto was not the 'Mann Ki Baat of one megalomaniac' but talked about work of the nation
Congress-DMK alliance is 'unholy combine which will end in disaster', says Rajnath Singh in Perambalur
Pointing to the dismissal of DMK governments by the Congress in the past, Singh said, 'Their alliance is not only opportunistic but unholy.'
Election Commission cancels Thiruvarur bypoll after parties say Cyclone Gaja relief work still on in district
The bypoll to the Thiruvarur seat was necessitated after the death of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi on 7 August, 2018. As per the Election Commission's rules, the by-election needs to be held within six months.
MK Stalin's transformation from Thalapathy to Thalaivar boosts his 2019 prospects, but seat-sharing with allies remains real challenge
MK Stalin's calculated moves appear to be paying dividend
On the Rafale deal, Ram Madhav challenged the opposition to a debate in Parliament in the presence of all its members instead of seeking an "escape route" of a Joint Parliamentary Committee, which would comprise only 25-30 members
MK Stalin defends his call to name Rahul Gandhi Opposition's PM candidate, says Congress chief strong leader who unseated BJP in bastion
Stalin's plea is in line with the tradition of his late father M Karunanidhi who had earlier invited Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi for leadership roles.
MK Stalin pitches for Rahul Gandhi as prime ministerial candidate in 2019, says he has ability to defeat 'fascist Modi govt'
MK Stalin recalled that Karunanidhi had in 1980 declared "Welcome daughter of Pandit Nehru. Give a stable regime" while extending support to the late Indira Gandhi.
Sonia Gandhi unveils M Karunanidhi's statue in Chennai; Chandrababu Naidu, Pinarayi Vijayan among other Opposition leaders present
MK Stalin had visited Delhi recently to meet several leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, to invite them for the inauguration of the late M Karunanidhi's statue.
Will Coimbatore opt to go with the RSS-BJP combine or the Mahagathbandhan? Only Adi Yogi knows for sure
As the second largest city of the state, Coimbatore is distinct from other big towns of Tamil Nadu. Partly because of the gateway to parts of adjoining Kerala
AIADMK ridicules TTV Dhinakaran for volte-face on approaching SC, says disqualified MLAs in 'confused' state of mind
On Thursday, AIADMK spokesperson Murugavel took exception to Dhinakaran's remarks that AIADMK would 'struggle' to secure deposit in the 20 Assembly seats if bypolls were held there.
The party's mouthpiece questioned him on his recent statement about Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM), a pre-cursor forum to his political party.
MK Stalin flays EC for not announcing bypolls in two Tamil Nadu constituencies, citing 'monsoon' as reason
Claiming that the ruling AIADMK was afraid of facing elections, MK Stalinn accused it of avoiding the by-polls through the Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan.
MK Stalin discharged from Apollo Hospital in Chennai; DMK chief underwent minor cyst-removal surgery
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin was admitted to Chennai's Apollo Hospital late on Wednesday night. ANI reported that he underwent a minor surgery to remove a cyst from his thigh.
Alagiri rally: Thousands march to Karunanidhi's mausoleum in show of strength; DMK silent on re-induction
Dressed in black, to condole Karunanidhi's death, Alagiri joined the rally from near Triplicane Police station and came to the Marina beach on an open vehicle, accompanied by his elder daughter and thousands of supporters afoot.
Karunanidhi's memorial meet turns into anti-BJP event, Opposition accuses Modi govt of authoritarianism
Leaders representing Congress, Trinamool Congress, CPM and National Conference among others targeted the Centre, after the BJP and JDU representatives left the venue after delivering their speeches, hailing Karunanidhi
Alagiri was expelled from the DMK in 2014 on charges of anti-party activities and he has been critical of DMK chief MK Stalin's leadership since then.