Dhinakaran’s AMMK announces candidates for four by-elections

By-elections were held for 18 constituencies along with the Lok Sabha elections 18 April. The Election Commission had announced the by-elections to the remaining four constituencies after the poll process began.  Continue Reading

TTV Dhinakaran to become AMMK chief

Just a day after the general elections in Tamilnadu and by-polls in 18 State Assembly constituencies, TTV Dhinakaran has decided to register Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) as a political party. He is expected to assume charge as its general secretary. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Who will get the women’s votes in Tamilnadu?

With just 12 days left for the elections, time is running out for the serious political parties to come up with a strategy to garner the votes of the women of the State. For that is a vote that will count the most in the final reckoning. Continue Reading

Seize & freeze

Right from the day the model code of conduct for Lok Sabha polls came into effect, seizures of money, gold and other valuables by special teams formed by the Election Commission have become a routine affair in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Case against AMMK candidate for poll code violation

It is said during electioneering in Bodi town he had used more vehicles than allowed by the Election Commission. So, the Bodi town police have registered a case against him for poll code violation. Continue Reading

Decide on two leaves symbol in 4 weeks, SC tells Election Commission

The Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission of India to decide in four weeks on the two leaves symbol of the AIADMK that has been in question ever since the demise of party general secretary J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading