Top AIADMK leader K Palaniswami was on Monday unanimously elected leader of the legislature party after about a three-hour meet and he is all set to become the Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
DMK chief MK Stalin was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday. "Stalin is the future of the party," said late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi about six years ago at a party meet.
Building a strong narrative over the years against the AIADMK and BJP-led governments in Tamil Nadu and the Centre, DMK president M K Stalin reaped huge success in Assembly polls.
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday announced convening a meeting of the party's newly elected MLAs on Tuesday in Chennai, where party chief MK Stalin is likely to be elected their Legislature Party Leader.
Assembly Election Results 2021 Highlights: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bengal; DMK Tamil Nadu; Left Kerala; BJP Keeps AssamMonday May 03, 2021, New Delhi
Mamata Banerjee on Sunday won a spectacular victory in Bengal, defeating the BJP in elections in the middle of a raging pandemic.
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, the swearing in ceremony of the new government led by his party would be simple, DMK president MK Stalin said in Chennai on Sunday.
Rajinikanth, the superstar of Tamil cinema, opted out of politics months before assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, but his larger-than-life shadow continues to loom over the state's politics.
DMK president M K Stalin, who is set to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the first time, on Sunday thanked the people for voting his party to power and assured them that he would truthfully work for them.
Master poll strategist played down comparisons between projected wins in Bengal and Tamil Nadu, telling NDTV that each election, and each state, had its own challenges.
The Election Commission has urged all states and Union Territories to ensure that no victory processions are held by political parties as leads indicated winners in five states.
When BJP fielded Vanathi Srinivasan as its candidate for the Coimbatore South assembly seat in Tamil Nadu, the party was betting on a dedicated worker who was also popular among the masses.
As the counting of votes for the single-phased Tamil Nadu Assembly elections is underway, early trends show Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan leading from Coimbatore (South) constituency.
The opposition DMK-Congress alliance is heading for a big win in the 234-member Tamil Nadu assembly. The DMK and its allies are leading in 144 seats. The ruling AIDMK which started the day with a lead on 95 seats -- is now leading in 88 seats.
Tamil Nadu election results: In Tamil Nadu, the DMK has crossed the half-way mark in early leads, ahead of the ruling AIADMK, which has an alliance with the BJP.
Counting of votes for the Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu Assembly polls - held between March 27 and April 29 - starts 8 am, amid a devastating second Covid wave and concerns the process could lead to a even bigger spike.