Tamil Nadu elections

25 per cent of newly elected Tamil Nadu MLAs have serious criminal cases against them: Report

This time, 192 of the 224 winners whose details were analysed by ADR -- 86 per cent -- are crorepatis compared to 170 in the last assembly elections. Of these, 111 are from the DMK.

published on : 5th May 2021

Former colleagues trounce three AIADMK ministers in polls

27 in the AIADMK cabinet entered the fray and 11 failed to retain their seats

published on : 5th May 2021

Rajya Sabha or Assembly? AIADMK's two-seat quandary

Two AIADMK Rajya Sabha MPs who won the Assembly elections have to resign one of their posts  

published on : 4th May 2021

Losing margin of at least 6 runners up less than nota

This was the case in Katpadi, Neyveli, Thenkasi, Modakkurichi, and Krishnagiri. Similarly, NOTA trumped at least four smaller parties.

published on : 4th May 2021

Another son rises in DMK camp

Also, many leaders in the DMK have the question if or not Udhayanidhi will get a ministerial birth.

published on : 4th May 2021

Will Stalin reward lone DMK winner from Salem?

He was at loggerheads with the late strongman Veerapandi S Arumugam, who was among Stalin’s detractors.

published on : 4th May 2021

A decade on, AIADMK loses stronghold in Theni

After the demise of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the AIADMK lost its strong hold in Theni district paving a way for the DMK.

published on : 4th May 2021

Woman cuts off tongue over Stalin’s win in Tamil Nadu

“She has been a long-time supporter of DMK although not an official member in the party. So is the family, for decades,” her brother told TNIE.

published on : 4th May 2021

DMK has 133 MLAs in TN including eight from allies who contested on 'rising sun' symbol

Eight MLAs -- MDMK (4), TVK (1), KDMK (1) and MMK (2) -- will be considered DMK MLAs in the Assembly

published on : 3rd May 2021

TN Election Results: Smaller parties to bring greater diversity of views to Assembly

Seven smaller parties will get representation in the State Assembly, bringing with them new ideas, issues, and representation for those unheard for a long time

published on : 3rd May 2021

Super spreader event: Covid norms go for a toss during counting

The mandatory Covid-19 protocols went for a toss during the counting of results of the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

published on : 3rd May 2021

DMK completes clean sweep in Chennai, regains three AIADMK bastions after 20 years

The DMK has regained several constituencies from the AIADMK after 20 years such as Mylapore, Royapuram and RK Nagar, all with first-time candidates who took on heavyweights

published on : 3rd May 2021

Amid gloom elsewhere, Congress finds solace in TN

Congress has performed exceedingly well in 16 of the 25 seats it got in TN.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Wait over: BJP gets representation in TN Assembly after 15 years

The BJP will be sending its members to the Tamil Nadu Assembly after a gap of 15 years.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Dismal show by AIADMK raises leadership question within party

Poor show by allies let the AIADMK down as the party heads to the Opposition benches in the Legislative Assembly.

published on : 3rd May 2021
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