Post-poll pangs

I am writing this to inform you all, loyal readers, that I won’t be writing this week. There are many reasons for me to skip my regular column, some personal but mostly political. Continue Reading

I will definitely contest in assembly elections: Rajinikanth

Actor Rajinikanth has said that he will definitely contest in the Tamilnadu Assembly elections. Continue Reading

2019 elections: TN registers 71.87% polling

Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo today said 71.87 per cent and 75.57 per cent voting was registered in the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly bypolls in the State, respectively. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Voting extended till 7 pm in Kolathur

About 500 residents of Nagaraja Kandigai in Gummudipoondi, coming under Tiruvallur Lok Sabha constituency, boycotted the elections as their long pending demand of addressing the pollution concerns from a factory have allegedly not been addressed. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Long queues witnessed at polling booths in Chennai

Gypsies and people from various walks of life, including V G Santhosam, Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammad Abdul Ali, M S Swaminathan, Chief Election Commissioner Satyabrata Sahoo among others voted. Continue Reading

EC officials watch Modi biopic, to submit report 19 April

On the directions of the Supreme Court issued on Monday, the Election Commission officials yesterday watched the movie ‘PM Narendra Modi,’ which has been directed by Omung Kumar. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Sivakarthikeyan narrowly misses voting

While many actors and actresses cast their vote in the 2019 general elections this morning, there were some who missed the photo op. That is because their names were missing in the voters list. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Brisk polling in Tamilnadu braving heat

About 65 per cent of the total 5.84 crore electorate had exercised their franchise till this evening as the single phase polling for 38 Lok Sabha constituencies and by-election to 18 Assembly seats began in Tamilnadu at 7 am today. Continue Reading