India | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Actor Salman Khan has earned the ire of political parties in Tamil Nadu for agreeing to campaign for Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa in elections to be held in that country next month.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday November 13, 2014
After its impressive wins in Maharashtra and Haryana, the BJP aims to continue its wining spree in Tamil Nadu, which is headed for assembly polls in 2016. Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the man who was in charge of Maharashtra, is the party in-cha...
India | Reuters | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Rumblings of dissent are growing against the Gandhi family, five months after their party, the Congress, met with the most resounding electoral defeat in its 129-year history.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday October 30, 2014
DMK is trying to cobble together a mega alliance by wooing back former allies, PMK and MDMK, who are currently part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance or NDA.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 6, 2014
Putting behind its bitter poll debacle, DMK today set up a six-member team of senior party leaders to recommend measures to restructure and revitalise its district units ahead of the assembly elections in 2016.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today amidst speculation that the BJP is trying to lure her party, the AIADMK, into the NDA fold to seek its support in the Rajya Sabha where the ruling party i...
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Friday May 30, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu chief minister, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on June 3, amid the buzz that she is in talks with the ruling BJP to join the central government.
Election 2014 | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday May 25, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will boycott prime minister-elect Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony tomorrow, sources have told NDTV.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 23, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today described as "unfortunate" Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi's move to invite Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa for his oath ceremony.
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 | Edited by Swati Gupta | Thursday May 22, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's silence on the invitation extended by Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse to attend his oath ceremony, has drawn more attention than the vocal protests of other leade...
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 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 19, 2014
11 DMK Activists Arrested for Attack on Journalists Outside Stalin's Home
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 18, 2014
Massive advertisements greeted people in their dailies in Chennai on Sunday morning, highlighting the three-year-old J Jayalalithaa government's achievements in Tamil Nadu, just two days after her AIADMK made a spectacular win in the Lok Sabha electi...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 18, 2014
Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi today assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa of "absolute cooperation" between the Centre and her state while lauding her for her party's stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls.
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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 17, 2014
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) sweep in Lok Sabha elections saw the Tamil Nadu's ruling party recording its first ever win in Madurai constituency when its candidate R Gopalakrishnan won by a margin 1.99 lakh votes in a multi-c...
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.