2019 Polls: Wishlists of Nanganallur residents

With just a few days ahead of Lok Sabha elections, candidates from the political parties are gearing up to woo voters with their promises. The neighbourhood, too, witnessed the campaigns of a few contestants in the past few days. Continue Reading

Know your constituency: Will it be hattrick for AIADMK in Karur?

Indian National Congress and AIADMK have won six elections each in the Karur Lok Sabha constituency from 1957. Continue Reading

2019 Polls: 17% contestants have cases against them, 10 face murder charges

Of the 213, 25 candidates have declared cases related to attempt to murder (IPC Section 307). There are four candidates who have declared cases related to kidnapping, 16 have declared cases related to crime against women and 12 have declared cases related to hate speech. Continue Reading

2019 Polls: Wordy duel between PMK-DMK gets ugly

“Stalin expected us to be in his alliance and we refused. His anger is reflected in his recent statements.” Continue Reading

BJP brought peace to northeast: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah today said the Narendra Modi-led government has ensured peace and development in the northeast, which was roiled by militant activities even five years ago. Continue Reading

2019 Polls: VVPAT present sampling good enough, say Experts

The Supreme Court has given time till 8 April to respond to the affidavit that increasing the random physical verification of voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) would delay counting. Experts in the field opine that escalating the number would not be favourable. Continue Reading

Know your constituency: Can AIADMK retain Madurai?

The Madurai Lok Sabha constituency comprises of the Madurai North, Madurai West, Madurai Central, Madurai East, Madurai South and Melur Assembly constituencies. Continue Reading

2019 Polls: EC says verifying 50 per cent VVPAT slips will delay results

The Election Commission of India told the Supreme Court that verifying 50 per cent of voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips from one EVM per Assembly segment will increase the time required for counting to about six days. Continue Reading