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TN polls: PMK candidate against Udhayanidhi Stalin selling mangoes to woo voters in Chepauk constituency

TN polls: PMK candidate against Udhayanidhi Stalin selling mangoes to woo voters in Chepauk constituency

In an unusual campaign to woo voters, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) candidate AVA Kasali is selling mangoes, which is his party's symbol, in the Triplicane Market area in the Chepauk Assembly

Mar 27, 2021, 15:47 PM IST
Check your name in voters list 2021 here, Step-by-step guide for Assembly elections

Check your name in voters list 2021 here, Step-by-step guide for Assembly elections

While the single-phase polling for assembly elections has begun in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, Assam will be witnessing its third and final phase today (April 6). Voting is also underway for

Mar 26, 2021, 14:18 PM IST
BJP does not respect Tamilians, trying to impose Hindi: P Chidambaram

BJP does not respect Tamilians, trying to impose Hindi: P Chidambaram

"This BJP government does not give respect to Tamilians, that is why they are imposing the Hindi language in Tamil Nadu State," Chidambaram said.

Mar 25, 2021, 21:04 PM IST
Madurai independent candidate offers trip to Moon, iPhone, among outrageous poll promises

Madurai independent candidate offers trip to Moon, iPhone, among outrageous poll promises

Elections in Tamil Nadu are an exciting time with most mainstream political parties promising everything other than the sun and moon, as freebies. But taking it a notch further this time a candidate

Mar 25, 2021, 15:28 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Election Commission transfers District Collector, police commissioner of Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Election Commission transfers District Collector, police commissioner of Coimbatore

According to the press release, the ECI has directed the state government to appoint IAS officer S Nagarajan as the new District Collector with immediate effect.

Mar 24, 2021, 19:49 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls 2021: AIADMK candidates ‘ISI certified’, DMK nominees are ‘duplicates', says CM Edappadi K Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu polls 2021: AIADMK candidates ‘ISI certified’, DMK nominees are ‘duplicates', says CM Edappadi K Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami said, "Our AIADMK candidates are ISI certified but their candidates (DMK) are duplicate. Voters should not believe in duplicate." 

Mar 24, 2021, 15:51 PM IST
MK Stalin's wife and son campaigns for the party ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

MK Stalin's wife and son campaigns for the party ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

DMK president MK Stalin's wife Durga and son Udhayanidhi Stalin campaigned for the party ahead of the Tamil Nadu State Assembly Polls.

Mar 24, 2021, 07:55 AM IST
Congress releases list of 30 candidates for upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections

Congress releases list of 30 candidates for upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections

The party's interim chief Sonia Gandhi, Leader of Opposition Millikarjun Kharge and former Union Minister P Chidambaram are among the star campaigners who will campaign for the Congress party ahead

Mar 24, 2021, 06:26 AM IST
DMK scion Udhayanidhi Stalin evaded tax, hid income, says AIADMK in plaint to Election Commission

DMK scion Udhayanidhi Stalin evaded tax, hid income, says AIADMK in plaint to Election Commission

In its letter to the Election Commission, the AIADMK has said that there is a gross mismatch between the assets and income declared by Udhayanidhi Stalin.

Mar 23, 2021, 17:25 PM IST
Cutting cake depicting tricolour not an 'insult' to Indian flag: Madras High Court

Cutting cake depicting tricolour not an 'insult' to Indian flag: Madras High Court

The case refers to a 2013 public party organised by government officials on Christmas Day in Coimbatore district. During the celebrations, a cake measuring 6 ft in length and 5 ft in breadth,

Mar 23, 2021, 10:52 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2021: BJP releases manifesto, promises to hand over control of temples to Hindu scholars, saints

Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2021: BJP releases manifesto, promises to hand over control of temples to Hindu scholars, saints

BJP also said that a strict anti-conversion law will be made to criminalize religious conversion by force or allurement.

Mar 22, 2021, 18:31 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Newbie politicians go digital after testing COVID-19 positive during campaign

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Newbie politicians go digital after testing COVID-19 positive during campaign

Contesting in nearly 150 seats, Makkal Needhi Maiam hopes to carve a niche for itself, by opposing both major Dravidian parties in the state. Kamal Haasan will be contesting from Coimbatore South

Mar 22, 2021, 14:08 PM IST
Six passengers arrested in Chennai for smuggling 5.55 kg gold worth Rs 2.53 crore, foreign currency worth Rs 24 lakh seized

Six passengers arrested in Chennai for smuggling 5.55 kg gold worth Rs 2.53 crore, foreign currency worth Rs 24 lakh seized

Air Customs officials at Chennai arrested six international passengers for smuggling gold and foreign currency via different means including concealment in wigs, socks, innerwear, rectum.

Mar 22, 2021, 07:39 AM IST
Even if AIADMK wins one seat, it would be BJP's victory: M K Stalin in Kancheepuram

Even if AIADMK wins one seat, it would be BJP's victory: M K Stalin in Kancheepuram

Reiterating his allegation of corruption against Chief Minister K Palaniswami, the DMK chief claimed that the AIADMK is a 'branch' of the BJP.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:24 PM IST
COVID-19: Tamil Nadu schools to close from THIS date, class 12 boards will be held as planned

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu schools to close from THIS date, class 12 boards will be held as planned

"The government of Tamil Nadu hereby order that schools shall be closed for classes 9th, 10th and 11th with effect from March 22 until further orders," state Chief Secretary Rajeev Ranjan said.

Mar 20, 2021, 18:30 PM IST
Losing is winning for this Independent candidate taking on both Tamil Nadu and Kerala CMs

Losing is winning for this Independent candidate taking on both Tamil Nadu and Kerala CMs

Having spent over Rs.50 lakhs, for contesting and continuously losing at the polls over the last 33 years, K. Padmarajan has made it to several record books.

Mar 19, 2021, 19:47 PM IST
Unaccounted cash of Rs 3.21 crore seized in Tamil Nadu's Srivilliputhur constituency

Unaccounted cash of Rs 3.21 crore seized in Tamil Nadu's Srivilliputhur constituency

Elections to the 234-member Tamil Nadu assembly will be held on April 6 and the counting of votes will take place on May 2.

Mar 18, 2021, 06:42 AM IST
MDMK chief Vaiko releases manifesto for Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021

MDMK chief Vaiko releases manifesto for Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021

As part of the alliance, MDMK has been allotted the Sattur, Palladam, Madurai South, Vasudevanallur (reserved), Madurantakam (reserved) and Ariyalur assembly constituencies for contesting the

Mar 17, 2021, 12:52 PM IST
Tamil Nadu chief secretary reviews COVID-19 surge, asks authorities to intensify efforts

Tamil Nadu chief secretary reviews COVID-19 surge, asks authorities to intensify efforts

It was stated that the reasons for the current spike are public and private events, schools, banks etc. where mask wearing and physical distancing norms are violated, in addition to flouting of home

Mar 16, 2021, 18:07 PM IST
Congress releases manifesto for Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, promises government jobs for youth, tax exemption for startups

Congress releases manifesto for Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, promises government jobs for youth, tax exemption for startups

After our government comes, we will take steps to close liquor shops. To protect intercaste marriages and prevent honour killings, a separate law will be passed. We will take all steps to abolish the

Mar 16, 2021, 11:50 AM IST