2019 polls: ECR residents put up banners that their votes aren’t for sale

At the entrance of Hanuman Colony Main Road, Injambakkam, two banners put up by the residents in Tamil reads – our voters are not for sale. It warns candidates during election campaign to refrain from offering money or gifts in return for their votes. Continue Reading

Despite EC, I-T checks, parties find ways to transport, distribute cash

Currency notes bundled inside gunny bags found by Income-Tax officials in a godown linked to a former minister, cash gold and other valuables being seized by flying squads of the Election Commission on a daily basis, ‘fuel coupons’ (which can be exchanged for petrol or diesel at oil outlets) given to party workers spotted by poll officers. Continue Reading