Local body polls: Allies turn achilles heel for AIADMK, DMK

The ruling AIADMK and the main opposition DMK, the two big parties of Tamilnadu, are caught in a Catch-22 situation, so to speak, ahead of elections to rural local bodies. Continue Reading

Supreme Court puts on hold civic polls in 9 Tamilnadu districts

The Supreme Court today decided to put on hold the elections for local bodies in nine new districts, carved out from four existing ones, in Tamilnadu for complying with legal formalities such as delimitation and reservation in four months. Continue Reading

Supreme Court hears DMK’s plea against civic polls

The Supreme Court today started hearing a plea by the DMK seeking to strike down the election notification for local body polls in Tamilnadu, issued by the State Election Commission (SEC) on 2 December, 2019. Continue Reading