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

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

Editorial: Vote is the route

Tamilnadu is voting today to elect its 16th Assembly. This is a different election. It is happening in the absence of tall leaders Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi. This election is an acid test for the leadership of the AIADMK and the DMK, who are testing the waters in the absence of charismatic leaders. Continue Reading

As filing of nomination ends, intense campaign starts across TN

Filing of nominations for the 6 April Assembly and elections and the bypoll to Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat, came to a close at on Friday. Continue Reading

Assembly polls: TN gets ready for 5-cornered contest

Tamilnadu is poised for a five-cornered contest in the Assembly election this time. There is a tough contest between the ruling AIADMK, the main opposition DMK, AMMK-DMDK, Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam and Seeman’s Naam Tamizhar. Continue Reading

DMK, BJP fighting for 2nd place in TN politics: Minister

Tamilnadu Information Minister and senior AIADMK leader Kadambur Raju today mocked at a statement by BJP leader V P Duraisamy, who said on Wednesday that the fight is now between the DMK and the Bharatiya Janata Party. Continue Reading

DMK, Congress mock govt over rapid test equipment

The main opposition DMK and its ally Congress in Tamilnadu today mocked at the Union and State governments over the procurement of rapid test kits for coronavirus, seeking to know how they would protect the 130 crore plus Indians when they could not even buy ‘quality equipment’ after scrutiny. Continue Reading

After high drama, DMK decides to hold ‘all-party meet’ over video call

The DMK has said police denied permission for a meeting with its allies on Covid-19 slated here on 15 April and announced that it has, hence, cancelled the gathering. Continue Reading