Moderate polling in Lok Sabha election amid tight security in Vellore

The elections witness a three-cornered contest, though the main fight will be between the AIADMK and DMK. The third nominee in the fray is Deepalakshmi of Naam Thamizhar Katchi of actor-director Seeman. Counting of votes would be taken up 9 August. Continue Reading

Vellore Lok Sabha constituency election: Voting begins on slow note

The election, earlier scheduled for 18 April, was rescinded following seizure of cash from the premises of DMK candidate Kathir Anand, who is also the son of DMK treasurer and former minister Durai Murugan. Continue Reading

Vellore polls: Top leaders storm constituency as campaign ends tomorrow

The hustle and bustle of the high voltage campaign for the Vellore Lok Sabha election will come to an end tomorrow. Intensifying their electioneering, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and DMK president M K Stalin will be speaking at public meetings today. Continue Reading

DMK campaign in Vellore function hall: Case against Stalin, Kathir

After the marriage hall in Ambur, Vellore, was sealed shortly after DMK president M K Stalin chaired an election meeting to seek the support of Muslim community leaders Thursday, sources said a case has been registered against Stalin and the DMK candidate for the constituency, Kathir Anand. Continue Reading

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

Election Commission takes tough stand on money seizure in TN

On the second day of their stay in the city, the team of ECI officials comprising Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Ashok Lavasa, Director General (Expenditure) Dilip Sharma and Deputy Election Commissioners Dhirendhra Ojha and Sandeep Saxena, today met Income-Tax officials and election observers. Continue Reading