By-poll in Srivilliputhur? CEO explains

With Srivilliputhur Congress candidate PSW Madhava Rao (63), who was admitted with Covid symptoms at a private hospital in Madurai on 20 March, breathing his last on Sunday, there were questions about the possibilities of a by-poll in his constituency. Continue Reading

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

TN election: Rise in Covid cases behind low voter turnout in Chennai?

Increasing Covid-19 cases in recent weeks could be one of the reasons for the low voter turnout in Chennai and surrounding areas, feel analysts. 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

War of words between EPS and Stalin

Close on the heels of DMK leader A Raja tendering apology over his remarks on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s mother, a war of words has erupted between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin and AIADMK’s joint coordinator EPS. Continue Reading

EC’s plan for over 530 sensitive booths in TN

While stating that 537 polling booths in Tamilnadu are critical and over 10,800 vulnerable, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said the respective district election officers and Superintendents of Police would take action in case there was any violation of the model code of conduct. Continue Reading

EC makes things easy for voters

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has directed that all electors will have to produce the Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC) for their identification at the polling station before casting their votes in the 6 April elections to the Tamilnadu Assembly. Continue Reading

TN Assembly polls: Filing of nomination starts amid strict rules

With filing of nominations for the 6 April Assembly elections scheduled to begin today, authorities have set the stage for the process. Continue Reading