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Tehelka Article on Tamil Nadu Politics

This article probably brings out things that are already known to public, hard hitting facts…


Trouble in AIADMK Camp?

AIADMK today released it’s list of candidates from 160 constituencies. Going by the response from Communist Parties it seems all is not well in the AIADMK alliance. Is AIADMK over confident of it’s victory? It seems so, given that it has unilaterally declared it’s candidate list without consulting its allies. Seems the short notice for . . . → Read More: Trouble in AIADMK Camp?

Comrades finalise tie-up with AIADMK

CPI & CPI(M) have finalised seat-sharing for the upcoming elections with AIADMK. CPI will contest from 10 seats while CPI(M) will contest from 12 seats.

This paves the way for a near-full picture of the AIADMK led alliance. Only MDMK is still to sign a pact in the alliance.

The AIADMK alliance is now as . . . → Read More: Comrades finalise tie-up with AIADMK

AIADMK finds ally in Western TN

AIADMK has finalised seat sharing pact with Kongu Ilaingnar Perava alloting it 1 seat which it will most probably contest in Namakkal district.

AIADMK is still to finalise the seat sharing pact with CPI, CPM & MDMK. There were reports earlier last week that CPM had finalised the seat sharing pact, but it still looks . . . → Read More: AIADMK finds ally in Western TN

AIADMK Alliance – AISMK joins

AIADMK alliance got a new member – AISMK, led by Sarath Kumar. AISMK gets to contest from 2 seats.

This development comes in the midst of the efforts of different organisations of Nadar community to form a united front.

AIADMK – CPM Seat Sharing

CPM will be constesting from 13 seats as part of the AIADMK alliance. CPM had contested the same number of seats in 2006 as part of DMK alliance and won 9.

Need to wait and see if they get the same constituencies or not.

With this AIADMK has alloted a total of 61 seats to . . . → Read More: AIADMK – CPM Seat Sharing

AIADMK Alliance – DMDK

DMDK will be contesting in 41 seats as part of the AIADMK alliance.

The final picture of the AIADMK alliance should be out shortly given that DMK alliance has been finalised.

AIADMK Seat Sharing

DMDK led by Actor-Politician Vijayakanth has joined the AIADMK alliance.

Formal seat-sharing talks are on. Probably in a fortnight we will be having updates about the final status of the AIADMK alliance.

With DMDK, AIADMK alliance looks strong. Good contest ahead.

AIADMK Alliance Seat Sharing 1

Pudhiya Tamizhagam party of K.Krishnaswamy has been given 2 Seats. Indhiya Kudiarasu Katchi (Republican Party of India) has been given 1 seat to contest.

Battle for Tamil Nadu

Battle for Tamil Nadu is hotting up. DMK looked unbeatable not long back, now looks completely down and out. 2G SCAM is the latest nail in the coffin that is proving to be a big poll issue. DMK which once routed out Jayalalitha in 1996 on corruption plank is now facing a major beating on . . . → Read More: Battle for Tamil Nadu