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Tightrope walk expected for DMK in Sriperumbudur

Tightrope walk expected for DMK in Sriperumbudur

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:29

It could be a tightrope walk for the DMK in Sriperumbudur Lok Sabha constituency, considered the "Detroit" of India due to presence of global auto majors, as it pitted against the six party BJP-led NDA alliance in the April 24 poll.

AIADMK working hard to breach DMK`s Cuddalore LS citadel

AIADMK working hard to breach DMK`s Cuddalore LS citadel

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:23

Ruling AIADMK candidate A Arunmozhithevan is straining every sinew in his native district to breach the DMK bastion of Cuddalore Parliamentary constituency, which has mostly been held by the latter and its allies.

Controversial evangelist extends support to BJP

Controversial evangelist extends support to BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 08:51

Controversial Indian American evangelist K A Paul today extended support to BJP for the Lok Sabha elections.

High Court disposes PIL against Holiday Family Courts

High Court disposes PIL against Holiday Family Courts

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 08:40

The Madras High Court today disposed a PIL which sought to declare functioning of Holiday Family Courts as illegal and ultra vires to the Family Courts Act.

LS polls: Jayalalithaa targets Dayanidhi Maran over 2G scam

LS polls: Jayalalithaa targets Dayanidhi Maran over 2G scam

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:23

Taking on former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran of DMK over corruption allegation, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Saturday charged him with laying the "basis for the Himalayan" 2G spectrum scam and raked up the Aircel-Maxis deal in which he and his brother Kalanidhi are accused.

Only seven per cent women candidates in TN poll fray

Only seven per cent women candidates in TN poll fray

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:11

Of the total 845 candidates in the fray for April 24 Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu, just 53, mere seven per cent, are women candidates, according to an analysis by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and TN Election Watch (TNEW).

EC seeks report on Modi`s charge on wrist watches with PC pic

EC seeks report on Modi`s charge on wrist watches with PC pic

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:35

Election Commission has sought a report from district officials over BJP leader Narendra Modi`s allegation that wrist watches with pictures of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram were being distributed to voters in Tamil Nadu but no formal complaint had been received so far.

No funds to fight polls, Cong nominees in the lurch in TN

No funds to fight polls, Cong nominees in the lurch in TN

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:59

At a time when the Dravidian majors, AIADMK and DMK, are campaigning intensely in as many ways as possible, including roping in film stars, the Congress campaign is lacklustre in Tamil Nadu as the party is bereft of allies and its candidates short of funds to run the show.

42 candidates in the fray from Chennai South LS constituency

42 candidates in the fray from Chennai South LS constituency

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:03

Forty-two candidates are in the fray from Chennai South Lok Sabha constituency, which has always witnessed maximum number of contestants for General Elections.

Marginal decrease in Independent contestants in Tamil Nadu

Marginal decrease in Independent contestants in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:35

Tamil Nadu has witnessed a marginal decrease in the number of independents taking the poll plunge in the April 24 Lok Sabha elections with 507 trying their luck as against 527 in 2009.