Chennai: Amid the fissures in DMK-Congress alliance, actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday said what is happening now has been forecast by him earlier. He gave the terse response when asked for his reaction to the rumblings in the ties between the two long-time allies. … [Read more...] about I Predicted Cracks Will Emerge in DMK-Congress Alliance in Tamil Nadu: Kamal Haasan
R. Ashwin and Sai Kishore had reduced an inexperienced Mumbai to 129 for five on day one at Chepauk before Shams Mulani (87) and Aditya Tare (154) and some spirited batting by the tail lifted the visitor to a daunting 488. … [Read more...] about Getting the playing XI right
Its chairman, Justice Chandru, had served as a judge of the Madras High Court from July 31, 2006 to March 8, 2013. In less than seven years, he had disposed of more than 96,000 cases of which judgements delivered in over 1,500 cases were reported in law journals. … [Read more...] about Justice Chandru appointed chairperson of fee-fixation committee for private agricultural colleges
And now here comes MGR, Jayalalithaa's political mentor. Arvind Swamy, who we recall from Mani Ratnam's Roja and Bombay, plays the legendary Tamil movie superstar who founded the AIADMK party and then served as Tamil Nadu's chief minister from 1977 to his death in 1987. … [Read more...] about Does Arvind Swamy look like MGR? VOTE!
NEW DELHI: The Congress high command, which is relishing the jackpot of power the party units got in Maharashtra and Jharakhand through pragmatic rides on the shoulders of entrenched regional parties such as Shiv Sena-NCP and JMM respectively, is now facing the heat of some other perennially paralyzed state Congress units trying to punch above their ‘notional’ weight vis a vis embedded anti-NDA regional parties, which are either AICC’s valued allies or potential partners in national calculations. There is now a growing worry within the AICC establishment over the manner Tamil Nadu PCC leadership has brought unwanted strain in the high-command’s valued ties with M K Stalin-led DMK, resulting in the latter first boycotting Sonia Gandhi-convened Opposition meet on Monday and, now casting a shadow of uncertainty on their alliance continuing to next year’s Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu. This, along with Mamata Banerjee led TMC of West Bengal (facing … [Read more...] about AICC wary of PCCs stepping on toes of regional bigwigs