TN Polls: CPI's Marimuthu, who lives in a hut, defeats AIADMK's crorepati candidate in Thiruthuraipoondi
Were actors #Ajith and #Vijay delivering a message when they came to the polling booth to cast their votes on Tuesday? Ajith wore a mask in red and black -- the colours in the DMK flag -- to his booth in Thiruvanmiyur, while Vijay came on a bicycle painted in red and black to a booth in Neelankarai. #TamilNaduElections
Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 30 constituencies, including the high-profile Nandigram seat, in the second phase of the #WestBengal assembly elections amid tight security, officials said. Voting is underway with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols in nine seats each in Purba and Paschim Medinipur districts, eight in Bankura and four in South 24 Parganas.
West Bengal Elections 2021--Polling began at 7 am on Saturday for the 30 seats in the first phase of the assembly elections in #WestBengal amid tight security, officials said.
The LDF has been banking on Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to retain power in the state which will be a first if it happens, but he insists that it is a collective effort. In a free-wheeling chat with TNIE, Pinarayi once again alleged that an unholy ‘Co-Le-B’ alliance exists in this election too. He also expects the LDF to win at least the same number of seats it had won last time.
The onset of summer will coincide with soaring political temperatures in the country as four states and a Union Territory will see electoral heat in March-end and April.