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

Last phase of LS elections, by-poll in 4 TN Assembly seats Sunday

The seventh and final phase will cover 13 seats in Uttar Pradesh; all 13 in Punjab; nine in West Bengal; eight each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh; all four constituencies in Himachal Pradesh; three in Jharkhand and the lone seat of Chandigarh. Counting of votes will take place 23 May. Continue Reading

MNM leader Kamal asks what is wrong in his Godse statement

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder, actor-politician Kamal Haasan has reiterated what he said about Nathuram Godse and Mahatma Gandhi and rhetorically asked what was wrong with his statement. Continue Reading

By-elections: Intense campaigning by leaders

Campaigning for the by-polls to the four Assembly seats in the State is getting intense. Ottapidaram, Tiruparankundram, Aravakurichi and Sulur would go for polls on 19 May. Continue Reading

Former CEC talks about VVPAT, bribing of voters & social media campaigns

“If any voter finds anything wrong in the slip, a complaint can be made to the Election Officer immediately. But, if the complaint is not proper, there is a provision to initiate action against the voter concerned.” Continue Reading

2019 Elections: Officials seize Rs 37.5 lakh in TN

Days ahead of the elections, Rs 37. 5 lakh was seized from a car of a private security agency by the election flying squad yesterday. The money was found during a regular vehicle check in the city. Continue Reading

GCC removes 6,978 party flag posts in two days

As per the Madras High Court order, political flag posts across the city have been removed in record time.
It is a common sight to see flag poles painted in party flag colours erected on roadsides. Continue Reading