As filing of nomination ends, intense campaign starts across TN

Filing of nominations for the 6 April Assembly and elections and the bypoll to Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat, came to a close at on Friday. Continue Reading

Local body polls: Allies turn achilles heel for AIADMK, DMK

The ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK, the two big parties of Tamilnadu, are caught in a Catch-22 situation, so to speak, ahead of elections to rural local bodies. Continue Reading

Moderate polling in Lok Sabha election amid tight security in Vellore

The elections witness a three-cornered contest, though the main fight will be between the AIADMK and DMK. The third nominee in the fray is Deepalakshmi of Naam Thamizhar Katchi of actor-director Seeman. Counting of votes would be taken up 9 August. Continue Reading

Actor-politician Ritheesh dies of cardiac arrest at Ramanathapuram

A former DMK MP, he recently joined the AIADMK. Today, he campaigned for Ramanathapuram BJP candidate Nainar Nagendran and returned home in the afternoon. He developed uneasiness and swooned in his house. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Mathematical analysis gives DMK advantage in TN

This is a purely mathematical exercise without venturing into forecasts or merits and demerits of parties and candidates. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Vijayakanth releases video, says he will join campaign soon

Today, appearing in a video, Vijayakanth said he was doing well and that he would undertake electioneering soon on the advice of his doctors. Continue Reading

Confusion prevails over Modi’s election campaign in Tamilnadu

One report stated Modi will campaign in Coimbatore 12 April and in Theni, 13 April. However, another report said Modi will visit Tamilnadu 8, 15 and 16 April and campaign in Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore, Theni and Salem. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Premalatha to campaign for 21 days

DMDK treasurer Premalatha, and wife of the party’s founder Vijayakanth, is preparing for intense canvassing from 27 March to 16 April for candidates of the AIADMK alliance. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: AIADMK names six sitting MPs in its list of contestants

After holding crucial discussions and making last-minute changes, Dravidian major AIADMK yesterday announced the candidates list for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The list contains many prominent names and some new faces as well. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: DMDK’s Premalatha says candidates list will be announced today

The DMDK has been allotted four seats in the parliamentary elections and it has pledged support to the AIADMK for the by-elections to the Assembly that are being held along with the general elections 18 April.  Continue Reading