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After brief break from Lok Sabha elections, politicos freshen up for bypolls

Already, by-elections to 18 Assembly segments  were held on April 18 along with Lok Sabha elections.

21 Apr 2019

Voter turnout: Tamil Nadu yet to break its own record

Polling percentage of 76.56% registered in 1967 Lok Sabha elections remains the highest ever percentage in State

20 Apr 2019

Rise in number of women voters in Tamil Nadu reflects progress made in ending female infanticide

There are 3,02,69,045 women voters against 2,95,94,923 men in Tamil Nadu.

14 Apr 2019

Notification for local body elections likely in Tamil Nadu to be delayed

Senior IAS officer R Palanisamy is the new State Election Commissioner replacing Malik Feroz Khan.

11 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP manifesto silent on NEET, water disputes in Tamil Nadu

While the AIADMK promised a national poverty eradication initiative, the BJP skipped the important issues of Tamil Nadu.

09 Apr 2019

2019 Tamil Nadu assembly bypolls: Perambur candidate has assets worth Rs 1.76 lakh crore?

J Mohanraj of Jebamani Janata Party had declared assets worth Rs 1,977 crore in the 2009 general elections and Rs 1.76 lakh crore assets during 2016 Assembly elections.

04 Apr 2019

Congress and DMK betrayed people, will be sidelined: Chennai South MP Dr J Jayavardhan

The son of TN Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar, Jayavardhan says that he has done a lot for the fishermen community.

02 Apr 2019

Repulsive, personal attacks on the rise in campaigns across Tamil Nadu

Come elections, charges and counter-charges by political opponents turn harsh, sometimes repulsive.

01 Apr 2019

INTERVIEW| Vote for development: H Raja tells ‘backward’ Sivaganga

The BJP National Secretary speaks to TNIE on why he is hopeful about his prospects in the Lok Sabha elections.

29 Mar 2019

Women’s group in Chennai bats for dual-member system in general elections

The Bharatiya Stree Shakti feels that the dual-member constituency system should be revived in the country.

28 Mar 2019

Only Narendra Modi is eligible to lead the country: TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first election campaign in Tamil Nadu after sealing the alliance with AIADMK and PMK was a work of adaptation.

26 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: AIADMK, DMK mum on mounting debts in Tamil Nadu

Parties are unitedly silent on a key iisue - reducing the debt burden of the state which ius about to touch Rs 4 lakh crore as both AIADMK and DMK said the government spending has been productive.

25 Mar 2019

Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months

Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year.

21 Mar 2019

Tamil Nadu plays a crucial role in Ayodhya row again; all mediators from State 

Tamil Nadu, or people hailing from here, will play a crucial role in the mediation of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute.

09 Mar 2019

Denotified Tribes status: No cheer for GO on restoring status of 68 communities

These communities would be continued to be called as Denotified Communities in Tamil Nadu for the purpose of availing State Communal Reservation and benefits under State welfare schemes.

09 Mar 2019