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  • Madras HC

    1, Jun 2016, 3:49 PM IST

    TN Polls: HC not to disqualify bribery-accused candidates

    The Madras High Court refused to disqualify candidates who allegedly indulged in bribery in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur Assembly constituencies, where elections had been cancelled by the EC

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    21, May 2016, 5:57 AM IST

    TN polls: Captain Vijayakanth’s ship sinks

    The DMDK polled less the six percent required to be a recognised state party, proving once again that the AIADMK and DMK are the only two lead actors in the state

  • VVPAT Voting Machine

    18, May 2016, 3:05 PM IST

    Necessary arrangements made for counting in rain-hit areas


    Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni said the officials had been directed to provide adequate arrangements including generators at the counting centres in rain-hit areas to ensure uninterrupted power supply.


    Several parts of the state, including the city, were experiencing rains for the past three days under the influence of a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal.


    However, the Met office has forecast gradual decrease in rainfall with the deep depression moving to Andhra Pradesh coast.


    Tamil Nadu recorded total vote per centage of 74.26% with more women voting than men.

  • AFP

    16, May 2016, 12:04 PM IST

    TN Polls: Rains undeter voters, 63% vote by 3 pm

    Polling for 232 Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu continued at a brisk pace, with over 63% of the electorate casting their votes by 3 pm

  • Jaya & Karuna voting

    16, May 2016, 5:56 AM IST

    Political Heavyweights vote in TN polls

    AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and DMK President Karunanidhi cast their votes early in the day

  • TN polls

    16, May 2016, 4:27 AM IST

    TN polls: 42% voters turnout till 1 pm

    The Election officials will decide on the extension of polling beyond 6 pm soon. the DMK has demanded an extension of polling hours due to weather conditions 

  • Charu Nivedita Column Banner

    15, May 2016, 10:07 AM IST

    Not much to choose from for voters in TN polls

    The choice for Tamil Nadu's voters is between the avaricious dynasty of DMK, the megalomania of AIADMK and a bunch of blathering clowns, writes Charu Nivedita

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    14, May 2016, 6:13 AM IST

    TN Polls: DMK's Nazeem on a quest for sixth straight term

    With a multi-cornered contest in Karaikal South constituency, DMK's AMH Nazeem faces the toughest fight in his quest for a sixth straight term in the Puducherry Assembly 

  • Simbu

    13, May 2016, 4:34 PM IST

    Simbu makes up for ‘Beep Song’ with ‘Vote Song'


    Kollywood actor, director and singer Silambarasan - popular as Simbu, is in the news for his 'Vote Song', which is spreading like wildfire among the Tamil listeners

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    12, May 2016, 3:47 PM IST

    Punjabi man tests his electoral fortunes in TN polls

    In a rare instance of a north Indian testing electoral fortunes in the Dravidian heartland, a 66-year old retired IAS officer, a native of Punjab, is fighting the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu on a AIMKMK ticket 

  • DMK Poster

    12, May 2016, 11:27 AM IST

    TN Polls: When you can't tell opinion polls from party propaganda

    In Tamil Nadu's fractured media landscape, it's hard to differentiate between pre-poll surveys and party propaganda

  • jail

    11, May 2016, 3:31 AM IST

    TN polls: Number of candidates with criminal records doubles

    In Tamil Nadu, which will go to polls on May 16, there has been a spike in the number of election candidates with criminal records

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    10, May 2016, 3:30 PM IST

    13 lakh voters take 100% ethical voting pledge

    A total of 13.15 lakh voters took 100% ethical voting pledge in the district, which has 10 assembly constituencies, for the May 16 elections

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    5, May 2016, 10:53 AM IST

    Tweaked Kabali trailer as DMK ad removed from YouTube

    Super star Rajnikanth’s upcoming movie Kabali’s trailer was tweaked by an anonymous source to make it look like DMK’s political advertisement

  • PTI Photo

    4, May 2016, 3:54 PM IST

    TN Polls: Cash seizures rise to ₹81.85 crore

    Static Surveillance Teams, police officials and Income Tax officers have seized ₹81.85 crore at various places including in Dindigul, Virudhunaga and Madurai districts