Cong retains KK LS seat

Chennai, May 3 (UNI) Congress has retained the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat where a bypoll was held on April six following the death of sitting party MP H Vasantha Kumar due to corona.

In the bypoll, Congress fielded Vasantha Kumar'son Vijay Vasanth who won his m

After a 10 yr hiatus, DMK set to return to power in TN, AIADMK in distant second

Chennai, May 2 (UNI) The main opposition is all set to return to power in Tamil Nadu after a long wait of ten years. As the counting of votes polled in the April six elections commenced this morning, it turned out to be a one-horse race as the DMK has est

TN Assembly polls : All set for counting amid strict COVID protocols, tight security

Chennai, May 1 (UNI) The stage is set for counting of votes polled during the single phase polling on April six to elect the 16th Tamil Nadu Assembly, adhering to strict COVID protocols and tight security.

Counting will also simultaneously take place for the Kanyak

Madras HC 'singularly' blames ECI for second COVID-19 wave

Chennai, Apr 26 (UNI) The Madras High Court on Monday came down heavily on the Election Commission of India (ECI) for not banning political rallies and 'singularly' blamed the ECI for the second wave of COVID-19 in the county.

The Court also warned that it

Amid surge in cases, fresh COVID restrictions comes into force in TN

Chennai, Apr 10 (UNI) Amid rapid surge in positive cases, fresh restrictions announced by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the spread of the second wave of the COVID virus, came into force on Saturday.

The government has also announced that if these restriction

TN, Kerala, Pondy see low voter turnout in comparison to previous Assembly polls

New Delhi, Apr 6 (UNI) Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, which went for single-phase Assembly polls on Tuesday, recorded nearly 65, 70 and 78 per cent voting till 1800 hrs, according to Election Commission of India.

The voter turnout declined in comparison to prev

39.61 % polling till 1300 hrs in TN : CEO, senior citizen dies after casting vote, 5 injured in roof collapse

Chennai, Apr 6 (UNI) Moderate to brisk polling was reported as an estimated 39.61 per cent of the total 6.29 crore electorate have cast their ballots till 1300 hrs, as the single phase polling in one of the most fiercely contested Assembly elections apart 

Jaya's close-aide Sasikala's name not in voter's list, did not vote

Chennai, Apr 6 (UNI) As Tamil Nadu started exercising the democratic duty to elect its 16th Assembly, Ms V K Sasikala, a close-aide of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, could not cast her ballot as her name has been ‘removed’ from the voters list, even as single pha

Actors Rajini, Kamal, Ajith, Tamilisai, OPS, PC, Stalin among early voters

Chennai, Apr 6 (UNI) Prominent actors, Rajinikanth, Ajith, actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Foundr Kamal Haasan Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, and Opposition DMK President M K Stalin are among the early voters to exercise their democratic righ

TN development possible only if dynastic, corrupt DMK-Cong combine is defeated - Amit Shah

Chennai/Tirunelveli, Apr 3 (UNI) Launching a blistering attack on the Opposition DMK and its ally, the Congress, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said Tamil Nadu's development is possible only if the dynastic and corrupt DMK-Congress allianceis eliminated i