2019 By-poll: EPS to continue as TN CM as AIADMK leads in 11 out of 22 seats

While Lok Sabha election result trends were one-sided in Tamilnadu, the Assembly by-poll threw a surprise as AIADMK led in 11 out of 22 seats by slim margins and looks set attain simple majority to stay in power and thwart DMK’s plans to form government here. Continue Reading

2019 elections: DMK leading in TN by-elections in 12 constituencies

According to the Election Commission of India website, the AIADMK trails with 39.41 per cent vote share, while DMK leads with 44.54 per cent vote share. Continue Reading

2019: Tough fight between AIADMK, DMK in Assembly by-polls

The ruling AIADMK and main Opposition DMK are both putting up a tough fight, as early trends in the by-elections to 22 Assembly constituencies show. Continue Reading

DMK sends out message through flower decoration at MK memorial

The DMK supporters who visited the Karunanidhi memorial by the Marina were in for a pleasant surprise today as the usual flower decoration carried a message. Continue Reading

Countdown starts: Fate of Modi, Rahul to be decided tomorrow

Hence, the fate of 822 candidates in LS elections and 406 in by-poll to 22 Assembly seats in Tamilnadu would be known when the counting begins at 8 am tomorrow morning and initial trends were likely to be known in the afternoon. Continue Reading

Gandhi, Rajiv, Karunanidhi, Jaya made their presence felt in TN poll space

By this time tomorrow, the bitterly-fought Lok Sabha elections and by-polls to 22 Assembly seats in Tamilnadu might become a memory, if not history. But, they will be remembered for long for digging the past and stirring controversies over late leaders. Continue Reading

Polls: SC dismisses PIL seeking 100% matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips with electronic voting machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on 23 May for the Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Madurai bench grants conditional anticipatory bail to Kamal

A petition was filed by Kamal seeking anticipatory bail following a case filed against him by Hindu Munnani for his comments on Nathuram Godse at an election campaign event in Aravakurichi. Continue Reading