In AIADMK's boycott of today's Vikravandi bypoll, a message to former ally PMK

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Chennai: The bypoll for Tamil Nadus Vikravandi assembly seat Wednesday has raised curiosity in the states political circles not because of its likely result but because the principal opposition party, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), has decided to stay away from the contest...

The Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK), which drew a blank in the previous state elections, is also trying its luck but the AIADMK has shunned the poll, maintaining that it doesnt contest byelections a strategy followed by late party supremo J..

The AIADMK has sent a direct signal to the PMK, inviting the party into an alliance for the 2026 assembly election, said Arun Kumar, a political researcher and academic...

The political analysts recalled how a short and casual greeting by Jayalalithaa to Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam founder Vaiko during a padayatra had led to the breakup of the partys alliance with the DMK just months before the 2006 Tamil Nadu state election..

The AIADMK just maintains that the national party (BJP) would be of no use for the state parties, in order to keep the competition binary between the DMK and AIADMK, Sathiya Moorthy said.. Arun Kumar also pointed out that the AIADMK leader had been striving hard to make the contest bipolar in Tamil Nadu...

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