No one was injured in the incident, which comes a day after some persons opened fire on a man and his wife, who are also contesting the gram panchayat elections, to be held on January 15.
Senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar didn't answer repeated questions whether BJP will accept its ally AIADMK naming Palaniswami as the CM candidate on Friday.
Independents will hold the key in election of District Development Council presidents in many of the 20 districts.
Among the 42 successful independent candidates, the Kashmir valley elected 28 of them while the rest were elected in Jammu region.
Several aspirants with PG qualification alleged the notification allowing non-PG candidates violates the recruitment guideline of both the State government and the Centre.
What should be poll expenditure limit for candidates in LS, assembly polls: EC panel asks political parties
The parties have been asked to send their views to the nodal officer of the committee that was set up in October to revise the expenditure limit.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said not all countries' regulatory framework or rules and acts mention emergency Use authorisation.
Ten candidates from BJP, eight from TRS, and seven candidates from AIMIM, who have criminal records, have been elected.
This time, the local body polls will witness a number of candidates from the Muslim community contesting on a BJP ticket, and to them, the decision was born out of their own reasons.
The BJP will move the High Court seeking a rearrangement of candidates listing on the EVM for the Thiruvananthapuram municipal corporation election.
BJP candidates top the list with 17 criminal records followed by TRS (13), Congress (12) and MIM (7); 6 of the candidates are women
An analysis of the occupation of the 541 women candidates shows that 312 of them are housewives — nearly 57.6 per cent.
Though 50 per cent of seats in the GHMC polls have been reserved for women, as per the final list of candidates released by the TSEC, 581 are men and 541 are women.
When asked about his opinion on TDP fielding former minister Panabaka Lakshmi, the deputy Chief Minister said it is irrelevant for them as to who the TDP fields.
BJP, which is determined to wrest the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, has fielded a heavy weight in the upcoming election.