AIADMK, DMK retain same candidates for Vellore MP election

The election to the Vellore MP constituency was countermanded during the 2019 general elections as the Election Commission of India found largescale arrangements for distribution of money for votes. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Over 1,200 faulty VVPATs delayed voting in Delhi

An electronic voting machine (EVM) comprises three parts – the control unit (CU), the ballot unit (BU) and the voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) machine. Continue Reading

Kozhikode sting operation: Cong MP seeking re-election booked

A case has been registered against the Congress’s Kozhikode Lok Sabha constituency candidate M K Raghavan in connection with a bribe allegation against him that surfaced in a sting operation, visuals of which were telecast by a television channel recently, police said on Monday. Continue Reading

AIADMK complains against Dayanidhi Maran

AIADMK today filed a complaint with Election Commission (EC) alleging that Central Chennai DMK candidate Dayanidhi Maran violated model code of conduct after casting his vote by addressing mediapersons urging people to vote for change today. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Technical glitches dampen polling mood

Phase-2 of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections began 7 am across the city. Voters arrived at the polling booths ahead of the time at Chennai South constituency to cast their votes. Apart from technical glitches which delayed the voting process at a few places, the process turned out to be incident-free. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Polling begins for 91 constituencies in 18 States

Voting is also under way in 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, 32 in Sikkim and 28 seats in Odisha where simultaneous elections are being conducted for the State Assembly.  Continue Reading

2019 polls good opportunity to oust 2 govts, says CPI leader Raja (video)

In an exclusive interview to News Today TV, CPI national secretary D Raja said the people of Tamilnadu will use the opportunity of ousting two governments – the BJP government at the Centre and the AIADMK government in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Good for democracy

Proving wrong charges made by the Opposition that the Election Commission was helping the AIADMK government in Tamilnadu by delaying by-polls in four out of the 22 vacant constituencies in the State, the EC announced Tuesday evening that the by-elections for Aravakurichi, Ottapidaram (SC), Sulur and Tirupparankundram would be held 19 May. Continue Reading

EC to hold by-election to 4 Tamilnadu Assembly seats 19 May

The Election Commission today announced by-election to four Assembly constituencies – Sulur, Ottapidaram, Aravakurichi and Tiruparankundram – 19 May. Continue Reading

EC rejects Mamata’s allegation of being bias

The Election Commission (EC) has rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s allegations of bias levelled by her against the poll body over transferring of four IPS officers in the state, sources said today. Continue Reading