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Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Candidate carries watermelon to file nomination

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Candidate carries watermelon to file nomination

The assembly elections in Tamil Nadu will be held in a single phase on April 6 and the counting of votes will be done on May 2.

Mar 16, 2021, 11:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Murugan lashed out at DMK over its promise of abolishing NEET, says they always lie

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Murugan lashed out at DMK over its promise of abolishing NEET, says they always lie

As part of its manifesto for the Tamil Nadu elections, the DMK has said that it will bring a law to abolish the NEET if it is voted to power.

Mar 16, 2021, 09:49 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021: Amid fanfare, Kamal Haasan files nomination for Coimbatore South seat

Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021: Amid fanfare, Kamal Haasan files nomination for Coimbatore South seat

Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu are scheduled to take place on April 6, where the megastar will contest against Bharatiya Janata Party's Vanathi Srinivasan.

Mar 15, 2021, 18:16 PM IST
Sadhguru urges Tamil Nadu citizens to call out government on mismanagement, neglect of ancient vibrant temples

Sadhguru urges Tamil Nadu citizens to call out government on mismanagement, neglect of ancient vibrant temples

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev who is the founder Isha Foundation has urged Tamil Nadu citizens to speak up about the state’s negligence towards the ancient vibrant temples.

Mar 15, 2021, 14:07 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls: TTV Dhinakaran's party and DMDK ink pact to fight elections jointly

Tamil Nadu polls: TTV Dhinakaran's party and DMDK ink pact to fight elections jointly

The ruling AIADMK's rival Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam on Sunday concluded a seat sharing arrangement with actor-turned politician Vijayakanth-led DMDK and alloted it 60 Assembly constituencies for

Mar 14, 2021, 23:15 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: BJP fields Vanathi Srinivasan from Coimbatore South seat against Kamal Haasan

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: BJP fields Vanathi Srinivasan from Coimbatore South seat against Kamal Haasan

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday (March 14) announced the list of 20 candidates for the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections. The party will be contesting the assembly elections as an NDA

Mar 14, 2021, 16:41 PM IST
DMK MLA P Saravanan joins BJP in Chennai ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

DMK MLA P Saravanan joins BJP in Chennai ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MLA P Saravanan on Sunday (March 14) joined the BJP in Chennai ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Mar 14, 2021, 13:24 PM IST
DMK releases party manifesto for Tamil Nadu assembly elections 2021, promises reduction in petrol prices

DMK releases party manifesto for Tamil Nadu assembly elections 2021, promises reduction in petrol prices

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Saturday (March 13) releases his party’s manifesto at the DMK headquarters Anna Arivalayam in the capital city.

Mar 13, 2021, 13:28 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: DMK announce candidates for 173 seats, MK Stalin to fight from Kolathur

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: DMK announce candidates for 173 seats, MK Stalin to fight from Kolathur

The DMK hopes to stage a comeback in the polls after a ten-year stint in opposition. Nearly half of the 173 nominees are sitting MLAs and the DMK would be locked in direct contest with arch-rival

Mar 12, 2021, 22:27 PM IST
Tamil Nadu polls: Megastar Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South seat

Tamil Nadu polls: Megastar Kamal Haasan to contest from Coimbatore South seat

Actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan will make his electoral debut in the upcoming Assembly election in Tamil Nadu scheduled to take place in April 6, he is likely to contest from Coimbatore South

Mar 12, 2021, 15:24 PM IST
COVID-19 fresh cases up by 51% in Tamil Nadu over last 16 days causes concern

COVID-19 fresh cases up by 51% in Tamil Nadu over last 16 days causes concern

In a message advising caution, the Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority (TNSDMA) has urged the public to strictly follow Covid-19 safety protocols. It also cites that there has been a spike

Mar 11, 2021, 20:27 PM IST
Veteran actor Senthil joins BJP ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly election

Veteran actor Senthil joins BJP ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly election

Senthil has acted with all major Tamil stars and is known across generations for his comedy roles as a part of the hit duo Goundamani-Senthil. He, however, hasn't been very active in the cinema

Mar 11, 2021, 17:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Kamal Haasan releases Makkal Needhi Maiam's first list of 70 candidates

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Kamal Haasan releases Makkal Needhi Maiam's first list of 70 candidates

Haasan said he would continue to be a firm defender of the freedom of language, speech and culture

Mar 10, 2021, 19:35 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly election: TTV Dhinakaran's AMMK releases first list of candidates

Tamil Nadu Assembly election: TTV Dhinakaran's AMMK releases first list of candidates

Earlier on Monday, AMMK announced an alliance with Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM for the upcoming Assembly elections. AIMIM will contest in three Assembly constituencies including Vaniyambadi,

Mar 10, 2021, 14:02 PM IST
Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: DMDK quits AIADMK-BJP alliance as seat-sharing talks fail

Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: DMDK quits AIADMK-BJP alliance as seat-sharing talks fail

Actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth-led Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) quits AIADMK-BJP alliance a month before Tamil Nadu Assembly elections. DMDK leader said that the decision was taken

Mar 09, 2021, 13:56 PM IST
Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM finalises seat-sharing deal with allies, to fight in 154 seats

Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM finalises seat-sharing deal with allies, to fight in 154 seats

According to the deal, the MNM will contest the assembly election on 154 out of 234 assembly seats. The party has left the remaining 80 seats for its two alliance partners - All India Samathuva

Mar 09, 2021, 11:16 AM IST
Kamal Haasan says his party would encourage specially challenged candidates

Kamal Haasan says his party would encourage specially challenged candidates

Actor and politician Kamal Haasan urged women to follow, speak about and play an active role in politics, citing how Mahatma Gandhi's movement owed its success to brave women. "Politics affects

Mar 08, 2021, 19:57 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: Hand gloves for voters, PPEs for COVID-19 infected

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: Hand gloves for voters, PPEs for COVID-19 infected

In case of people infected with COVID-19 or suspected of being infected with the virus, they would be permitted to cast their votes wearing a PPE kit that would be provided by authorities. There are

Mar 08, 2021, 19:39 PM IST
DMK seals seat-sharing deal with allies for upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021

DMK seals seat-sharing deal with allies for upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly election 2021

Ahead of the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has finalised seat sharing deal with its allies. The DMK will be fighting the upcoming state assembly elections with

Mar 08, 2021, 12:38 PM IST
Will take 'Kamal’ to every home in Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah kicks off BJP's door-to-door campaign

Will take 'Kamal’ to every home in Tamil Nadu: Amit Shah kicks off BJP's door-to-door campaign

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday (March 7) commenced the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Vijay Sankalp Mahasampark Abhiyaan, which is a door-to-door campaign. This campaign was kicked off by

Mar 07, 2021, 18:42 PM IST