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Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021

TAMIL NADU ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2021 NEWS

'No connection with candidate': Grocery shop owner in Tamil Nadu turns away voters hoping to encash Rs 2000 token

April 08, 2021 1:09 pm

Around 200 people queued outside a grocery shop in Kumbakonam town on Wednesday morning hoping to encash the Rs 2000 tokens issued to them, allegedly by a local candidate.

Did not breach MCC by remarks on Swaraj, Jaitley: Udhayanidhi Stalin

April 08, 2021 11:52 am

In his reply, Udhayanidhi said the "tenor and intention of his entire speech must be appreciated" to decide the context of the extracted two lines uttered and urged the EC to furnish a transcript of the entire speech for him to furnish a full and proper reply.

Tamil Nadu: Corporation staff carrying EVMs on two-wheelers caught by public in Velachery; EC orders probe

April 07, 2021 5:52 pm

Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said the machines were reserved ones, not the polled EVMs.

EC notice to DMK's Udhayanidhi Stalin over his remarks on Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley

April 07, 2021 1:35 pm

The notice was issued based on a complaint filed by BJP on April 2 alleging that Udhayanidhi Stalin, while addressing a political gathering in Dharapuram on March 31, reportedly said, “Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley died because they were unable to tolerate the torture they were subjected to and the pressure exerted on them by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.”

TN Assembly polls end peacefully, voter turnout 72.78 per cent

April 07, 2021 12:48 pm

The polls, that began at 7 am and ended at 7 pm witnessed several COVID-19 affected people voting with Personal Protective Equipment on and DMK Lok Sabha MP Kanimozhi was among them.

Election 2021 Highlights: EC issues notice to Suvendu Adhikari over 'communal' speech

April 10, 2021 8:48 am

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Highlights: Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed that West Bengal is not a safe place for women under the TMC government and if the BJP comes to power, anti-romeo squads would be formed in the state just like UP.

‘It’s a statement: Netizens react as ‘Thalapati’ Vijay arrives at polling station on a bicycle

April 07, 2021 11:39 am

While many who came across the video on social media speculated that the move was a snub at the rising prices of diesel and petrol, others suggested that the moves were to urge people to go green.

From Ajith losing cool at fans to Vijay riding a cycle, Tamil Nadu elections 2021 offers a lot of drama. Watch

April 07, 2021 8:37 am

The who's who of the Tamil film industry, inlcuding Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Vijay and Ajith showed up to vote very early in the morning to beat the crowd.

Tamil Nadu elections: Jaya ‘favourite’ is DMK’s hope in Karur

April 06, 2021 3:08 am

Known to be affable, even with political rivals such as Palaniswami and Dhinakaran, Balaji’s is easily the most recognisable face in Karur — his fans carry his photograph on their phone covers and some even sport ‘Balaji’ T-shirts.

Tamil Nadu elections: Sasikala's name 'deleted' from voters list, says her counsel

April 06, 2021 1:19 am

She was sad about it and legal action would be initiated against the official responsible, Sasikala's legal counsel said.

TAMIL NADU ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2021 PHOTOS

West Bengal, Assam prepare for second phase of polling tomorrow

March 31, 2021 2:31 pm

A total of 69 seats spread across West Bengal and Assam will go to the polls on April 1.

2021 Assembly elections affidavit: I hereby declare

March 31, 2021 5:04 pm

While the state of West Bengal will go to polls in eight phases, Assam will see three-phase voting starting March 27. Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry will be held in single phases on April 6. Counting of votes for the four states and one union territory will be done on May 2.