It’s official: Tamilnadu records 72.78% turnout

A total of 72.78 per cent of the total 6.29 crore electorate have cast their ballots in the single phase Tamilnadu Assembly polls yesterday. Continue Reading

Moderate polling in Tamilnadu

About 38.39 per cent of the total 6.29 crore electorate have cast their ballots till 1.30 pm, as the single phase polling in one of the most fiercely contested Assembly elections in Tamilnadu apart from the by-poll to the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat, progressed peacefully. Continue Reading

Editorial: Vote is the route

Tamilnadu is voting today to elect its 16th Assembly. This is a different election. It is happening in the absence of tall leaders Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi. This election is an acid test for the leadership of the AIADMK and the DMK, who are testing the waters in the absence of charismatic leaders. Continue Reading

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

Assembly polls: TN gets ready for 5-cornered contest

Tamilnadu is poised for a five-cornered contest in the Assembly election this time. There is a tough contest between the ruling AIADMK, the main opposition DMK, AMMK-DMDK, Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam and Seeman’s Naam Tamizhar. Continue Reading

AIADMK, DMK make tall promises, experts worry over TN’s financial condition after polls

Both the ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK have made tall promises in their manifestors that would cost the exchequer heavily no matter whichever party comes to power. This has caused concern among economic experts. Continue Reading

AIADMK, DMK ready with candidates list

Even before seats could be shared among alliance partners, the two Dravidian majors- the ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK-are moving ahead with the next step — identification of candidates. Continue Reading

AIADMK General Council okays EPS as CM candidate

The General Council of the ruling AIADMK today ratified the party’s decision to project incumbent Edppadi K Palaniswami as the Chief Minister candidate for the upcoming Assembly elections due in next four months. Continue Reading

Stalin’s grandson too would enter politics: CM

Chief Minister K Palaniswami has said DMK president M K Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi Stalin had entered politics and his grandson was ready too. Continue Reading