The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:20:26 +0530 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:38:15 +0530 Tamil Nadu 9,000 Cops to Ensure Smooth Polling in Vellore, T'malai Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, more than 8,800 personnel from the uniformed services and ex-servicemen will  be engaged in Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts to ensure free and fair elections. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:41 +0530 Temple Priest Abused Us, Say Transgenders Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:41 +0530 Lok Sabha Election: Taking a trip Down Memory Lane Elections each time introduce new elements in campaigning, voting, counting and post-poll analysis. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:40 +0530 Techies Take a Break to Exercise Their Democratic Right Today Gone are the days when IT professional and managerial class used to keep away from polling process. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:40 +0530 3 Mentally Ill Persons from Odisha, West Bengal Reunited with Families Three mentally ill persons from Odisha and West Bengal, who were receiving care and treatment from the government- supported Home for Psycho-Social Rehabilitation of Mentally Ill Persons at Tirupattur were reunited with their family members recently. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:40 +0530 Rising Mercury Brought Down Campaign Heat Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:40 +0530 PIL Against Kani's Land, Bank Deals Dismissed Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:39 +0530 Rajini, Kamal on EC Duty in Dharmapuri Rajini, Kamal, Ajith, Vijay and Sarathkumar carry electronic voting machines to tribal villages in Dharmapuri!  - surprising, isn’t it? Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:39 +0530 Pious Poll officials offer Aarthi for EVMs to Win divine Support Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:39 +0530 Anbumani Opts to Skip Natham Colony Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:39 +0530 Police Granted Two-day Custody of Director General of Audit The custody of Dr A Paramasivan, Director, office of the Director General of Audit, Central Expenditure, New Delhi, arrested on charge of bribery on April 22, was given to the police for two days by the Special Court for CBI cases in City, on Wednesday. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:38 +0530 'Give Breathing Time for Babus' The Madras High Court has deplored the practice of submitting representations to authorities and rushing to court for directions without giving sufficient time for officers to consider the representations. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:38 +0530 Steps Taken to Ensure Fair Elections: EC Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:37 +0530 Parties Go Off Radar on Poll Eve Campaigns toned down in apparent impact of the imposition of Sec 144; over `55L seized in 2 days by squads Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:37 +0530 Idols Stolen, Priest Absconding Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:37 +0530 Magazine Restrained Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:37 +0530 Church's LS Poll Alert: Jesuraj Suspended Bishop alleges disobedience by the AAP candidate; activist sees a plot, questions the timing of recycling March 30 order issued by the diocese Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:36 +0530 Notice to DGP Over BJP Nominee 'Hate Talk' Petition claims Sivaganga candidate Raja made disparaging remarks against Muslims, Jesus and Periyar while criticising Seeman Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:36 +0530 All Eyes on West Tamil Nadu as Fate of Biggies to be Decided Voters will decide the future of four political scions, 5 former Union ministers and one ex-State minister; spotlight on tainted Raja in The Nilgiris; Anbumani in Dharmapuri, Sudheesh in Salem Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:36 +0530 Diaspora Outfit Hails Jaya as New Tamil Icon Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:36 +0530 Inquiry into Death of 23 Cattle Begins Locals suspect that some miscreants might have mixed pesticide in Melpakkam pond Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:35 +0530 UT Plays Host to Seven-cornered Fight Today Congress, AINRC, DMK, AIADMK, PMK, CPI and AAP in fray; key fight between Congress candidate V Narayanasamy and AINRC’s R Radhakrishnan Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:32:35 +0530 Day of Reckoning as TN Votes in Sixth Phase Parties brace as 5.5 crore voters to exercise franchise in 39 seats in State, one in Pondy; NOTA available for the first time. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:31:24 +0530 HC Dismisses Plea Against Kanimozhi Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:36:14 +0530 Stakes High for AIADMK, DMK as Tamil Nadu Goes to Polls The single-phase polling for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu tomorrow would put to litmus test the capabilities of ruling AIADMK, sibling war driven DMK trying to revive its electoral fortunes ahead of 2016 Assembly elections, and BJP's hopes of riding the 'Modi wave' to make a mark after drawing a blank in two previous polls. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:10:23 +0530 Election Commission's Bouquet of Symbols Adds Flavour to Poll Spice If variety is the spice of life, the bouquet of symbols on offer for candidates entering the poll fray adds up to the flavour of the biggest democratic exercise Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:19:38 +0530 TASMAC sales Up by Rs 15 Crore in a Day Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:18:46 +0530 Rs 50.63Lakh Seized by Squad From PMK Functionary Near Anaicut A flying squad attached to Anaicut Assembly segment in the Vellore Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday seized `63 lakh in cash from the house of a PMK functionary in  Oonai Pallathur village. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:18:34 +0530 Vellore AAP Candidate in Novel Bid Drafts Poll Manifesto on Bond Paper The Aam Aadmi Party candidate Imdad Shariff, in a first-of-its kind attempt from Tamil Nadu, has put his entire poll manifesto in the form of an affidavit on a `1000 bond paper, with an assurance that if he was not able to fulfil the promises, the electorates could recall him. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:18:19 +0530 Madurai Rescue Robot Walks Away With Cash Honour at VIT Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:17:58 +0530 Message to Youth: Be Innovative and Creative to Make India Great Nation Be innovative and creative to make the country great — this was  the message delivered to all students at the VIT University Day and the Annual Sports Day held here on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:15:04 +0530 DMK Flays Congress, AINRC for Coal Scam Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:14:39 +0530 AINRC Plays Victim Card, Seeks Vote Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:13:56 +0530 Congress Projects Funds for UT as Poll Plank Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:13:33 +0530 Lt Guv Fails to Cast his Vote in Delhi Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:13:06 +0530 Critical Polling Booths Under Cameras The polling stations are under the surveillance of Internet protocol cameras; 45 micro observers have also been deployed, says DEO Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:12:48 +0530 Big Raja Drama fails to find Bribe cash There was high drama in front of a lodge located along the Mettupalayam to Karamadai road as LS MP from Nilgiris constituency, A Raja, staged a protest demanding that DMK functionaries be allowed to accompany Election Commission (EC) flying squad members into a lodge, where they alleged Rajya Sabha MP, A K Selvaraj of the AIADMK, had stored cash which was to be distributed to voters. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:12:19 +0530 View Polling Live in 17K Booths in TN There are 60,817 polling stations in Tamil Nadu for the Lok Sabha elections and Alandur Assembly by-election. Out of these 17,684 are being covered with web streaming. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:09:12 +0530 Poll Panel Siding with Ruling Party, Says MK DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi presented a bitter face during his last campaign speech ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:09:02 +0530 Booze Shops' Spirits Down on EC Norms Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:07:48 +0530 Miffed Auto Men Start Chanting Modi Mantra Don’t be surprised if you get a conversational discourse on why voting for Narendra Modi is “better,” while taking an auto ride in the city. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:06:42 +0530 Mercury May Show Mercy to Chennai Voters on Poll Day Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:06:15 +0530 Workers Take Off, Wait for Freebies Expecting local politicians to knock at their door to hand over freebies and election bribe money any time, most of the daily wage labourers and other workers in the district have decided to skip work. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:06:02 +0530 Attacks on NDA continue, PMK’s Velu is Latest’s-Velu-is-Latest/2014/04/23/article2184300.ece In the fourth attack of its kind on convoys of PMK candidates, the convoy of Arakkonam constituency’s PMK candiate R Velu, was attacked by a group whilehe was canvassing for votes. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:04:48 +0530’s-Velu-is-Latest/2014/04/23/article2184300.ece Meticulous Direct Cash Transfer to Madurai Voters Under EC Nose Each vote has a price tag of `200; party’s internal team monitors proper distribution of bribe money Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:03:16 +0530 Leaders Take One Last Shot at Opponents as Campaign Ends In final statements, PMK, DMDK chiefs focus on defeating AIADMK, DMK; Congress reaches out to minorities; Stalin harps on statistics of his trail; Left claims to be alternative to Cong, BJP Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:02:33 +0530 Brand NaMo Can't Draw All Debut Voters, Feel Analysts The BJP, which has cobbled together a rainbow alliance comprising three caste outfits and two regional parties, is hoping that debut voters could swing its electoral fortunes in the Dravidian State. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:02:06 +0530 Stars That No More Shine for the TN's Political Parties While the campaign for the Parliamentary elections in Tamil Nadu, which ended on Tuesday evening, was certainly ‘star-studded’ though no actor was in the fray, at least a dozen actors who had joined various political parties in the past were conspicuously missing in action this time. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:55:56 +0530 'Lady' Suited for TN, Modi for India: Venkaiah Naidu BJP leader claims Gujarat growth rate is better than Tamil Nadu Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:53:50 +0530 Jaya Assures Progress, Peace in Final Pitch AIADMK chief urges electorate not to forget the anti-people policies of the corruption-ridden Congress and the betrayal by the DMK while casting ballots. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:41:33 +0530 Yercaud Tribals Travel 32 KM Uphill to Cast Vote Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:37:38 +0530 Leaders Make a Last Ditch Appeal to Voters in TN Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:17:56 +0530