South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Chief Election Commisisoner VS Sampath has said the schedule for the bypoll will be announced after the ongoing revision of electoral rolls.
India | Barkha Dutt | Thursday November 6, 2014
Days after the Congress - already a spent force in Tamil Nadu - was split by GK Vasan, the party should abandon "bravado" by professing that "people quitting doesn't matter." That's the blunt assessment of Karti Chidambaram, the 42-year-old lawyer wh...
India | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa called the Prime Minister this evening to thank him for enabling the election of her partyman, M Thambidurai, as the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 22, 2014
The highest turnout of voters in the 16th Lok Sabha election was recorded in the northeastern state of Nagaland, with 87.82 percent of electors exercising their franchise, while the lowest turnout of 49.52 percent was in Jammu and Kashmir, the Electi...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 19, 2014
AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday announced the election of senior leader M. Thambidurai as the party's parliamentary leader.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Monday May 19, 2014
With the process of conducting election to 16th Lok Sabha coming to an end, the Model Code of Conduct in Tamil Nadu has been withdrawn with immediate effect, Chief Electoral Officer Praveen Kumar said today.
Election 2014 | Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday May 18, 2014
After his party failed to win a single seat in Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin, who fronted the DMK campaign for the national election, offered to resign from party posts but was reportedly told his leadership is essential by his father, M Karunanidhi, who hea...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 17, 2014
The vote share for Congress slumped below 20 per cent for the first time in the history of the country's Lok Sabha elections triggering an unprecedented debacle while it crossed 30 per cent for the BJP to record a new high.
Election 2014 | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday May 17, 2014
The AIADMK's unprecedented victory of 37 out of 39 seats and the third largest party status haven't given party Chief Jayalalithaa the targeted political muscle power.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Swati Gupta | Friday May 16, 2014
The BJP has crossed the 272 mark in the Lok Sabha on its own. Its stupendous performance has been propelled by the clean sweep, or the near clean sweep, effected by it in a few states. But Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, states ruled by o...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 16, 2014
Though the supporters of MK Alagiri were in a jubilant mood with the DMK candidates heading for defeat in southern districts of Tamil Nadu, the expelled leader today declined to comment on the debacle of the party headed by his father M Karunanidhi.
Election 2014 | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday May 16, 2014
Early election results show the DMK will land not even one of the state's 39 parliamentary seats.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday May 16, 2014
The BJP is expected to cross the half-way mark in the Lok Sabha on its own. Its stupendous performance has been propelled by the clean sweep, or the near clean sweep, effected by it in a few states. But Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, sta...
Election 2014 | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday May 16, 2014
With the coalition poised to cross the 300-seat mark in parliament, a collaboration with Jayalalithaa is no longer essential for the BJP.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 16, 2014
Counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election began in 42 centres in Tamil Nadu on Friday.
Election 2014 | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday May 15, 2014
Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa expelled former two-time MP K Malaisamy from her party, a day after he suggested she would join hands with the BJP.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 15, 2014
About 25,000 police personnel and Home Guards will be deployed for security in Chennai and its suburban areas coming under Greater Chennai police limits for tomorrow's counting of votes in three centres.
Election 2014 | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 15, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, has expelled a leader from her party for suggesting that she will ally with Narendra Modi, widely expected to be India's next prime minister.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 15, 2014
The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress' Manishankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti, will be known tomorrow when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
The Election Commission today ordered repoll in one booth in the Edappadi Assembly segment under Salem Lok Sabha constituency, following malfunction in an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) used there during polling on April 24.
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Thursday May 15, 2014
Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate got a feeler from Tamil Nadu this morning, when an AIADMK leader said his party chief J Jayalalithaa would "like close ties" with him.
Election 2014 | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Old allies seem to be dialing the BJP with exit polls indicating that its National Democratic Alliance or NDA is on course to stage a comeback at the Centre.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 11, 2014
Under attack from BJP for allegedly adopting a partisan approach against it, election authorities and local administration today asserted that the Lok Sabha polls would be held in a "free and fair" manner in Varanasi tomorrow.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 9, 2014
Senior IAS from Tamil Nadu cadre Praveen Kumar has been appointed special observer for Varanasi seat by the Election Commission.