DMK regains citadel in city, wins all three LS constituencies

DMK once again proved that Chennai is their citadel. Having a majority of MLAs in the city Assembly segments, the winning of three Lok Sabha constituencies has given them a big boost. All the DMK candidates who contested in the Lok Sabha elections in and around Chennai emerged winners by a huge margin, results for which were announced Thursday. Continue Reading

DMK’s Lok Sabha magic fails in by-polls

The elections are done and dusted and the people of Tamilnadu have given their mandate, albeit a curious one. While the DMK had resounding victories in Lok Sabha polls capturing 37 out of 38 constituencies, the Assembly bypolls were a different matter where they managed only 13 out of 22. Continue Reading

Chief Minister Edappadi greets Jagan Mohan and Naveen Patnaik

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended greetings to YSR Congress Party president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik for winning in Assembly elections held in Andhra Pradesh and Odissa respectively. 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

BJP leads election spend on Google; expenditure touches Rs 1.21 cr

Political parties have spent more than Rs 37 crore on 831 election advertisements since 19 February on Google platforms, according to the search engine giant’s Indian Transparency Report released today. Continue Reading

Will PMK taste victory for 5th time in Dharmapuri?

Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency is one of the strongholds of Pattali Makkal Katchi with the party winning the seat four times. Continue Reading

Cong MLA takes away chairs from party office for denying ticket

Apparently showing his displeasure over denial of a seat for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Congress MLA Abdul Sattar Tuesday took away around 300 chairs from the local party office here in Central Maharashtra with the help of his supporters. Continue Reading

EC likely to clear revised MGNREGA wage rates

With regards to the past instructions, the Election Commission is likely to authorize a Rural Development Ministry request to revise the wages under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from April 1. It is learnt that it is a move that could benefit crores of beneficiaries across the country, according to sources Continue Reading