Stalin appeals to people to vote for DMK-led front in rural LB polls

Observing that all the welfare measures announced by the government will reach the people through the local bodies, Tamilnadu Chief Minister and DMK president has appealed to the voters to vote for the DMK-led Front in the rural local body elections in nine new districts of the state. 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

Is PMK getting closer to DMK?

With local body elections in many districts likely to be conducted soon, the ruling DMK’s move to issue a Government Order providing 10.5 per cent special reservation for Vanniyars in education and employment is being viewed as a shrewd move. Continue Reading

Stalin to chair meet on civic elections in TN

Chief Minister M K Stalin will hold a meeting today in connection with conducting the local body elections in the State. Continue Reading

TN local body polls to be conducted before December: Minister

Tamilnadu Minister for Municipal Administration K N Nehru has said that the urban local body elections will be held in the State before December. Continue Reading

Local body polls: SC sets deadline to SEC

The Supreme Court today gave a deadline till 15 September for the Tamilnadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to conduct local body polls in nine new districts in the State. Continue Reading

More than 3 lakh candidates in fight for TN local body polls

A day after the last date to file nominations to contest in the rural local body elections in Tamilnadu, it has emerged that more than three lakh have submitted their papers in 27 districts across the State. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu civic polls: Filing of nomination begins

Filing of nominations to contest in the civic polls in rural areas, barring the recently carved out nine districts, began in 27 districts of Tamilnadu today. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu civic polls: SEC holds all-party meet

Crucial points such as when to hold the local body elections and in how many stages they should be conducted were discussed during the all-party meeting held at the State Election Commission today. Continue Reading