Tamilnadu civic elections: Brisk voting in first phase

Brisk voting was witnessed during the first phase of polls to elect Councillors, Panchayat presidents and Ward Members for the rural local bodies today. Continue Reading

Civic polls: Madras HC quashes plea against indirect polls

The Madras High Court today quashed a plea by VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan, who wanted to declare as invalid the Tamilnadu government’s decision to hold indirect election to civic chief posts. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu Civic polls: Fresh dates soon

The State Election Commission (SEC) today cancelled the notification announcing the dates for the local body polls, which was released recently. Continue Reading

Supreme Court puts on hold civic polls in 9 Tamilnadu districts

The Supreme Court today decided to put on hold the elections for local bodies in nine new districts, carved out from four existing ones, in Tamilnadu for complying with legal formalities such as delimitation and reservation in four months. Continue Reading

Local body polls: SEC’s all-party meet tomorrow

Ahead of local body polls, State Election Commission has called for an all-party meet tomorrow at 11.30 a.m. The meeting will be chaired by State Election Commissioner R Palaniswamy. Continue Reading

Sujith’s death was due to parents’ negligence: Minister

Tamilnadu Information Minister Kadambur Raju today said the death of three-year-old boy Sujith, who fell into a borewell close to his home in Tiruchi district last week, was due to the negligence of his parents. Continue Reading