Phase 1 civic polls in TN: Curtains down on campaign

Leaders of various political parties were seen in full swing garnering votes for their candidates on the last day of campaign for the first phase of rural local body elections today. Continue Reading

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

TN local body polls: SC to hear DMK’s plea Wednesday

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Wednesday a fresh plea of the DMK alleging that the Tamilnadu State Election Commission had decided to grant quota to women and SC/ST candidates in local bodies elections on the basis of 1991 census instead of 2011 census. Continue Reading