Tamil Nadu election 2021

Three AIADMK ministers suffer defeat at the hands of their former colleagues

Transport Minister MR Vijayabaskar, Law minister C Ve Shanmugavel and Minister for Industrial Government, MC Sampath were defeated by candidates who once belonged with the AIADMK.

published on : 4th May 2021

DMK partymen allege security lapse as 31 teachers allowed entry at Ramnad counting centre

Beyond the main gate of the college, there are four levels of entry points and Ponnuthurai reportedly spotted them while being frisked and allowed in, at the first entry point located at the portico.

published on : 16th April 2021

Tamil Nadu voters flout COVID-19 norms at polling booths

Many did not wear a mask while standing in the line, only to receive a mask and a glove just before voting.

published on : 6th April 2021

First-time voters thrilled to be part of scripting Tamil Nadu's political fate

The polling witnessed a sluggish start in the first two hours after it got underway at 7 am. The polling percentage in the Vellore district was 10.8 per cent and 16.58 in Tirupathur district till 9 am

published on : 6th April 2021

Brisk polling witnessed in South Tamil Nadu

Earlier in the day, Polling was delayed due to a technical snag at several places in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, and Thoothukudi. 

published on : 6th April 2021

In a first, hotels, restaurants, shops shut across Tamil Nadu on polling day

"Hotels and restaurants will be losing one day of earnings. However, we will be paying the salary to our employees," said Dr Venkadasubbu, President, Tamil Nadu Hotels & Restaurants Association

published on : 6th April 2021

HIGHLIGHTS | Fate of EPS, Stalin sealed as Tamil Nadu votes for new government

DMK leader Kanimozhi, who had tested positive for coronavirus earlier, was among those who voted in the last hour of TN polls which was allotted for Covid patients.

published on : 6th April 2021

TN elections: When 'poll boycott' ended up being a publicity gimmick in Tiruchy

Though a few black flags were found in the area behind Shivan Kovil in Keelakalkandar Kottai, the residents claimed that they were put up by a group of youngsters.

published on : 4th April 2021

Will Omalur residents lend a ‘hand’ to Congress in Tamil Nadu polls?

AIADMK functionaries exude confidence that the State government’s kudimaramathu scheme and the 10.5% reservation to Vanniyars would boost the party’s prospects.

published on : 31st March 2021

What women want this Tamil Nadu election?

With elections round the corner, we examine whether they’re empowered enough to make informed choices, assert their opinions, and perhaps even enter the battle arena

published on : 31st March 2021

DMK MP A Raja apologises for offensive comments against Tamil Nadu CM

The DMK MP claimed that his speech was not a personal attack on the CM but was a comparison of two leaders of their public life.

published on : 29th March 2021

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Flow stoppers

A quick glance at the list of items seized on Thursday

published on : 12th March 2021

Central police forces will play a greater role in poll bound states: CEC Sunil Arora

Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of neighbouring Puducherry are likely to go to polls in April or May.

published on : 11th February 2021

AIADMK rules out coalition govt in Tamil Nadu after 2021 Assembly election

Though he did not name any political party, Munusamy's statement came as a straight response to the BJP which has been speaking about sharing power in Tamil Nadu after the Assembly elections.   

published on : 27th December 2020