A peep into functioning of TN political parties’ social media wings

Whenever the word election campaign is uttered, people usually relate it to big stages, hefty cutouts, banners, political leaders canvassing in decorated vehicles etc. Continue Reading

TN: Polling date to be postponed?

The date for Parliamentary elections and Assembly by-polls (to 21 seats) in Tamilnadu scheduled 18 April may be postponed to 23 April, as it coincides with the Madurai Chithirai festival – one of the most important annual event in the temple town’s calendar. Continue Reading

Rajinikanth not to contest TN by-polls

“I request you not to use my photo/party flag under the banner of Rajini Makkal Mandram or Rajini Rasigar Mandram (fans association) to campaign or promote any political party. Water shortage is the main issue that Tamilnadu faces. Ahead of the upcoming polls I lovingly request you to analyse, think and vote for a decisive majority at the national level.” Continue Reading

VIT conducts conference on Chemical Sciences and Nanomaterials

“The number of faculty in the Chemistry Department of Vellore Institute of Technology surpasses the strength even in IITs,” said Director of Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research – Kolkatta, professor Sourav Pal at the inauguration of the international conference on Chemical Sciences and Nanomaterials at VIT recently.

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1.67 lakh voting machines ready for LS polls: CEO

With the political parties all set to face the elections, the Election Commission is setting things right. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo during a press meet at the Secretariat on Thursday said, 86,308 people in Chennai have applied to include their name in the voters list. Continue Reading

LS alliance: AIADMK, DMK continue parleys; DMDK in dilemma; Vasan clarifies stand

Alliance talks for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections continued in the State today. A day after AIADMK officially announced its partnership and seat sharing with BJP and PMK, DMK and Congress are getting ready to make their poll deal public later today. Continue Reading