Curtains come down on filing of nomination for TN civic polls

Today is the last day to file nominations to contest in the rural local body elections to be held in nine districts of Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

TN civic posts auction charges: SEC jumps into action

Taking a serious note of media reports which alleged that civic head posts are being auctioned in some parts of the State ahead of the local body polls in nine districts, the State Election Commission today issued a stern warning against such acts. Continue Reading

With allies leaving, AIADMK demands single phase polling in civic elections

Even as alliance partners PMK and DMDK said they would face civic elections on their own, the main opposition AIADMK has urged the State Election Commission to hold polls in rural local bodies in nine districts in a single phase. Continue Reading

Stage set for local body elections in 9 districts in TN

With the State Election Commission announcing on Monday that the rural local body polls in the nine newly created districts will be held in two phases on 6 and 9 October, Tamilnadu has entered poll mode. Continue Reading

Announcement on TN civic polls soon

The State Election Commission is expected to make an announcement on local body elections in the State after the Assembly session is over. “The formal notification is likely to be issued on 15 September,” sources said. Continue Reading

Close contest between AIADMK, DMK in civic poll results

Counting of votes for the rural local body elections continued for the second consecutive day today with the AIADMK and the DMK witnessing a close contest between them. Though the opposition DMK was slightly ahead in the number of seats, the ruling AIADMK was not far behind. Continue Reading

Second phase polling for rural local body begins in Tamilnadu

Polling for the second and final phase of rural local bodies in 158 Panchayat Unions of Tamilnadu began at 7 am, amid tight security. Continue Reading