Annamalai welcomes TN’s decision to open temples

As the Tamilnadu government allowed reopening of all the religious places in the State for devotees on weekends, BJP State president K Annamalai welcomed the decision of reopening of temples and other religious places. Continue Reading

DMK leads in local body polls

The ruling DMK established clear leads as the State Election Commission today commenced counting of votes polled in rural local bodies in nine reorganised districts from 8 am at 74 counting centres. The entire process is being done under CCTV surveillance. Continue Reading

Keep LB polls in abeyance, Madras HC tells Pondy govt

The Madras High Court has directed the Puducherry government and the State Election Commission (SEC) to keep in abeyance, all further proceedings related to the local body polls, proposed to be held in the Union Territory without reserving wards for Backward Classes (BCs) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates. Continue Reading

TN rural local body polls: Counting of votes begins amid tight security

The State Election Commission today commenced counting of votes polled in rural local bodies in nine reorganised districts from 8 am at 74 counting centres. The entire process is being done under CCTV surveillance. Continue Reading

Brisk polling amid tight security in second phase local body elections in TN

Voting process started this morning in the second phase polling of rural local body elections in nine districts of Tamilnadu. According to sources, right from morning, there was a steady stream of voters at booths. Continue Reading

Brisk polling in rural local body elections in TN

First phase of polling started this morning for rural local bodies in nine newly carved districts of Tamilnadu. Tight security was in place at voting stations and people braved rains to exercise their franchise. Continue Reading

First phase of rural local body elections in TN tomorrow

The ruling DMK is aiming to sustain its winning momentum it had gained in Assembly polls, while the Opposition AIADMK is keen to re-establish its supremacy, as the stage is all set for the first of the two phase polling for rural local bodies in nine newly carved districts of Tamilnadu tomorrow. Continue Reading

Campaign to end today for first phase civic polls in TN

The campaign which is happening on a feverish pitch in local bodies which will undergo polling on 6 October is set to end today evening. Hence, last minute efforts are being made by leaders, candidates and their supporters to woo voters. Continue Reading