Tamil Nadu Polls 2021

TN Results HIGHLIGHTS | DMK back in power after decade, NDA on course to form govt in Puducherry

Stalin expressed his 'heartfelt thanks' to all the people of the state for mandating his party to govern Tamil Nadu for the sixth time.

published on : 2nd May 2021

No celebrations, bursting of crackers over election results, says Madras HC

The bench made the observations after being satisfied with the arrangements made on May 2 by the state Health department and the Election Commission, as stated in their respective status reports.

published on : 30th April 2021

'DMK spreading rumours': AIADMK rejects exit polls, says it will repeat success of 2016

The leaders said candidates and agents of AIADMK and allies should be vigilant during the counting.

published on : 30th April 2021

DMK urges Election Commission to insist only on one dose of COVID-19 vaccination

There was 'great scarcity' in getting the vaccine doses in mofussil areas and insisting on candidates to have two doses is a 'practical difficulty,' the party's organisation secretary, R S Bharathi sa

published on : 29th April 2021

'EC trod with caution, was ahead of curve in ensuring safety of voters, personnel': Sources on HC flak

The Madras High Court on Monday castigated the Election Commission over the COVID-19 second wave in the country, holding it 'singularly' responsible for the spread.

published on : 26th April 2021

Expect slight delay in Tamil Nadu poll results owing to Covid protocols: CEO Sahoo

Speaking to reporters, Sahoo said that the poll panel was considering to reduce the number of tables for counting so as to contain the Covid spread at the centres.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: ‘Strong’ room for doubts over safety arrangements?

DMK on Wednesday claimed that employees of Chettikarai Government Engineering College were freely loitering in the campus and using wifi connections.

published on : 22nd April 2021

BJP nominee in Tamil Nadu polls, Annamalai tests positive for COVID-19

A former Karnataka cadre IPS officer, Annamalai had taken voluntary retirement from service in 2019 and joined the BJP last year.

published on : 11th April 2021

Tamil Nadu Elections: More women voted this time than men

In the 2021 elections to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, 72.54 per cent women cast their votes, while the turnout stood at 73.09 per cent for men

published on : 10th April 2021

Keep vigil over EVMs, leaders tell cadre

In a statement here, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam thanked the cadre of the AIADMK and its alliance parties for their untiring election work.  

published on : 8th April 2021

Voters throng Kumbakonam grocery shop with ‘bribe’ tokens distributed by politicos

The tokens had the name of the shop and address and were distributed reportedly by candidates contesting from Kumbakonam constituency.

published on : 8th April 2021

Packed on an office terrace, polling staff ‘wage’ a struggle

“The terrace of the building, we had to stand on, was fully packed and we couldn’t even breathe. People were stamping on each other in that space which was not properly lit.

published on : 8th April 2021

Tamil Nadu Election: Voter turnout breakup

A quick glance at the list of items seized in the past week

published on : 8th April 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Why Chennai saw a below-par turnout despite awareness campaigns?

Despite several awareness campaigns on the importance of voting, lakhs of people did not exercise their franchise on April 6.

published on : 8th April 2021

Dharmapuri tribals relent after official’s assurance on roads, call off poll boycott after four hours

Explaining their demands, Pasuvaraj, a graduate from Allakattu, said that the residents were forced to walk 11-15 kilometres to avail of basic services including healthcare, and education.

published on : 7th April 2021
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