Tamil Nadu News

Repolling In Tamil Nadu's Velachery Assembly After 2 Found Carrying Voting Machines

Repolling In Tamil Nadu's Velachery Assembly After 2 Found Carrying Voting Machines

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Chennai

The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repoll in a booth under the Velachery Assembly segment here, to be held on April 17.

"Cash Being Freely Handed Out": Kamal Haasan On Tamil Nadu Voting Day

"Cash Being Freely Handed Out": Kamal Haasan On Tamil Nadu Voting Day

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday April 06, 2021, Coimbatore

Money was being freely distributed by political parties among voters since yesterday night, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan today alleged as polling proceeded across Tamil Nadu for the state's next Legislative Assembly.

VK Sasikala Alleges Name "Removed" From Voters' List, Will Sue Officials

VK Sasikala Alleges Name "Removed" From Voters' List, Will Sue Officials

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday April 06, 2021, Chennai

The name of VK Sasikala, the confidante of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, has been "removed" from the voters' list without her knowledge and it is an "injustice", she has said through her legal counsel. She was sad about it, he said.

In Tamil Nadu, EPS's Biggest Election Against DMK-Congress, Kamal Haasan

In Tamil Nadu, EPS's Biggest Election Against DMK-Congress, Kamal Haasan

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday April 06, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu votes for a new government today in a single-phase Assembly election that pits Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami and his ruling AIADMK, which has allied with the BJP, against the MK-Stalin-led DMK-Congress combine

The 2 Decisions That Could Make, Or Break, EPS In Tamil Nadu Polls

The 2 Decisions That Could Make, Or Break, EPS In Tamil Nadu Polls

Written by Uma Sudhir | Monday April 05, 2021, Chennai

Ten years of anti-incumbency, the absence of a larger-than-life leader and a fight for control of the party (from within and outside) has put the AIADMK and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, or EPS, in a tight position

Kamal Haasan's Leap From Acting Career To Politics Awaits Big Test

Kamal Haasan's Leap From Acting Career To Politics Awaits Big Test

Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday April 05, 2021, Chennai

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan undertook a 170-km political tour from Rameswaram to Madurai in February 2018. The reason - he had to announce the name of his party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, which means "People's Justice Centre".

EPS, Stalin Lead List Of Big Names On The Ballot In Tamil Nadu Polls

EPS, Stalin Lead List Of Big Names On The Ballot In Tamil Nadu Polls

Written by Uma Sudhir , Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday April 05, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu politics has been dominated by the DMK and AIADMK, with the two Dravidian giants traditionally swapping terms to keep national parties from power. However, this election could buck that trend, with new faces challenging the older ones.

Will Give Up Acting If It Interferes With Political Career: Kamal Haasan

Will Give Up Acting If It Interferes With Political Career: Kamal Haasan

ANI | Monday April 05, 2021, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

A day before Tamil Nadu elections, actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan on Monday said he will give up his acting career if it will pose a hurdle in his political career.

Cash, Precious Metals Worth Rs 428 Crore Seized In Poll-Bound Tamil Nadu

Cash, Precious Metals Worth Rs 428 Crore Seized In Poll-Bound Tamil Nadu

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Stela Dey | Monday April 05, 2021, Chennai

A whopping Rs 428 crore in cash and precious metals have been seized from Tamil Nadu ahead of the assembly polls in the state tomorrow, the Election Commission said.

'Disqualify MK Stalin, Son For Paying Voters': AIADMK To Election Body

'Disqualify MK Stalin, Son For Paying Voters': AIADMK To Election Body

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday April 05, 2021, New Delhi/Chennai

Top leaders of the opposition DMK, including MK Stalin and his son Udayanidhi Stalin, have been bribing voters in five constituencies of Tamil Nadu and must be disqualified for this, the ruling AIADMK has told the Election Commission today.

AIADMK Election Ad With Student Who Died By Suicide Deleted After Outcry

AIADMK Election Ad With Student Who Died By Suicide Deleted After Outcry

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday April 04, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu School Education Minister Ma Foi Pandiarajan has deleted a controversial video posted on Twitter showing a student topper and medical aspirant who had died by suicide over the NEET medical entrance test seeking votes for the ruling AIADMK

Why DMK Making Issue On Income Tax Raids, Asks Chief Minister Palaniswami

Why DMK Making Issue On Income Tax Raids, Asks Chief Minister Palaniswami

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 04, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami asked on Saturday why DMK leaders were making a big issue out of a raid at the house of party chief MK Stalin's daughter, saying one need not fear if there is nothing to hide.

Amit Shah Tells Tamil Nadu To Reject "Corrupt, Dynastic" DMK, Congress

Amit Shah Tells Tamil Nadu To Reject "Corrupt, Dynastic" DMK, Congress

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 03, 2021, Chennai

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today attacked the DMK-Congress combine over "corruption and dynasty" and said only the AIADMK-BJP alliance can "protect" those who believe in the culture of Tamil Nadu.

"Good Publicity": DMK Chief's Son On Income Tax Raids Ahead Of Polls

"Good Publicity": DMK Chief's Son On Income Tax Raids Ahead Of Polls

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday April 03, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Assembly PolIs: Income Tax raids have given DMK "good publicity" ahead of next week's election, Udhayanidhi Stalin - son of party boss MK Stalin - told NDTV, a day after contentious searches at properties belonging to Mr Stalin's son-in-la

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: DMK Leader Kanimozhi Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: DMK Leader Kanimozhi Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Swati Sharma | Saturday April 03, 2021, Chennai

Ahead of the Tamil Nadu elections, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and MP Kanimozhi has tested positive for coronavirus.