Tamil Nadu: MK Stalin unanimously elected as DMK’s legislature party leader

Chennai: In a meeting of their party’s newly elected representatives held at the Anna Arivalayam (party headquarters) in Chennai on Tuesday (May 4), the DMK unanimously elected MK Stalin as the leaders of their Legislature party. The resolution was proposed by party General Secretary Duraimurugan who won from Katpadi constituency and was supported by the … Read more Tamil Nadu: MK Stalin unanimously elected as DMK’s legislature party leader

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls | Where the sun rose and leaves faded

An overview of the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly election results. The DMK alliance swept the northern and delta regions and also performed well in the south, while the AIADMK managed to retain seats in its stronghold of western Tamil Nadu with considerable success.   Constituency-wise results of 2016 and 2021 Assembly elections Constituency-wise map of … Read more Tamil Nadu Assembly polls | Where the sun rose and leaves faded

T.N. Assembly polls | In Dharmapuri, DMK forfeits past gains

Besides, the DMK’s perceived laxity in the choice of candidates, there was a recurring allegation from many quarters that local cadres in Palacodde were “bought off”. By losing to the AIADMK-PMK combine in all five Assembly constituencies in Dharmapuri district, the DMK appeared to have forfeited its past gains in the region. Its sitting MLAs … Read more T.N. Assembly polls | In Dharmapuri, DMK forfeits past gains

Local issues crucial to voters across States: survey

The “local” was of utmost importance in the decision-making of voters in the Assembly elections, according to a special post-poll survey conducted by the Lokniti-CSDS for The Hindu. Each of the surveyed States had specific local variables that swayed and determined the choices of the respondents. Clearly, the voters were determining their electoral choice for … Read more Local issues crucial to voters across States: survey

Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2021 live updates | State sees 13.80% polling till 9 a.m., says CEO

Polling in 234 Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu is underway at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. The Election Commission has said that it will be conducting the polls with due COVID-19 health protocols such as checking the temperature of voters. In Tamil Nadu, which faces a five-cornered battle, the AIADMK-led alliance with Edappadi K. Palaniswami as … Read more Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2021 live updates | State sees 13.80% polling till 9 a.m., says CEO

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections | Upgrading of Nagapattinam port remains a forgotten promise

The political scenario has hotted up in this constituency where AIADMK’s Thanga Kathiravan takes on J. Mohamed Shanavas of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi, DMK’s ally. Be it these two main contenders or candidates of other mainstream parties, including Makkal Needhi Maiam, Naam Tamizhar Katchi and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam, none has been able to convince voters … Read more Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections | Upgrading of Nagapattinam port remains a forgotten promise

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections: DMK’s A Raja issues apology to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for “insulting his mother”

Chennai: DMK MP A Raja on Monday (March 29) issued an apology to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for his comments which were seen as derogatory to the latter’s mother. Drawing a comparison between Palaniswami and DMK chief MK Stalin, Raja said that the former was an “illegimate child” and that the latter was a … Read more Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections: DMK’s A Raja issues apology to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for “insulting his mother”

T.N. Constituency Watch: Bodinayakkanur | OPS takes on a tougher rival this time

The Deputy CM is banking on welfare schemes in his fight against Thanga Tamil Selvan One of the most keenly watched electoral battles is unfolding at Bodinayakkanur in Theni district. Deputy Chief Minister and AIADMK coordinator O. Panneerselvam is aiming for a hat trick, having been elected from the constituency in 2011 and 2016. This … Read more T.N. Constituency Watch: Bodinayakkanur | OPS takes on a tougher rival this time

Tamil Nadu Assembly elections | Time to boot out looters: Kamal

The actor-turned politician pointed out that 33% of the politicians were involved in one scam or the other and had been convicted. It was time to boot out the looters, who in the last 50 years had brought about a cloud of darkness over the State, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan said here … Read more Tamil Nadu Assembly elections | Time to boot out looters: Kamal

PM Narendra Modi visits Tamil Nadu ahead of assembly elections, says state is evolving as tank manufacturing hub of India

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi on Sunday (February 14, 2021) visited Tamil Nadu ahead of the state’s Assembly elections and said that it is evolving as a Tank manufacturing hub of India.  Prime Minister Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for several key projects and handed over the Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to … Read more PM Narendra Modi visits Tamil Nadu ahead of assembly elections, says state is evolving as tank manufacturing hub of India