A DMK leader campaigning for the Tamil Nadu election talks about the "milk of foreign cows turning women into barrels" in a sexist shocker that has provoked waves of condemnation.
Income tax officials carried searches at the properties owned by senior DMK leader and Tamil Nadu candidate EV Velu for the second consecutive day on Friday. The searches, Income Tax officials said, were based on "credible inputs of cash movement" during the campaign for the April 6 state election.
The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested at least 54 Indian fishermen and seized five trawlers for allegedly poaching in the country's territorial waters, an official statement said in Colombo today.
Senior DMK leader and Tamil Nadu candidate EV Velu was searched by Income Tax officials today, around the same time his party chief MK Stalin campaigned for him ahead of the April 6 state election.
Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: This Candidate Is Promising Helicopters, Rs 1 Crore And A Trip To MoonWritten by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday March 25, 2021, Chennai
A mini-helicopter and an annual deposit of Rs one crore for every home, gold jewellery for weddings, a three-storey house - a candidate in Tamil Nadu has promised the moon to voters. A trip to the moon is also on Thulam Saravanan's list of promises.
DMDK chief Vijayakanth's wife Premalatha Vijayakanth, who is contesting the Tamil Nadu assembly election from the Virudhachalam seat, is worrying healthcare authorities as she did not undergo a Covid test before campaigning in the constituency despite being closely exposed to two people who tested positive. At least two of her close relatives with whom she had stayed in the last few days have reportedly tested positive for the virus.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that AIADMK candidates are ISI certified whereas Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidates are "duplicate".
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today urged the people of Tamil Nadu to punish the AIADMK-BJP alliance in the upcoming state assembly elections for abstaining from the UN Human Rights Council vote on Sri Lanka.
Assembly Election 2021: A candidate in Tamil Nadu went to great lengths to catch the attention of voters ahead of the April 6 state election. Thanga Kathiravan, a candidate fielded by the state's ruling AIADMK, was seen on Monday trying what looked like a novel campaign around laundry. Watch the video here
Close on the heels of closure of schools in the backdrop of surging COVID-19 cases, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday asked higher education institutions to switch to online teaching and said semester exams will also be conducted on the virtual mode.
Well before the Tamil Nadu election date was announced, it was speculated that actor-politician Kamal Haasan would contest from a constituency in Chennai, where his party, the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) did well in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
The Income Tax Department has seized "unaccounted" cash of over Rs 16 crore and detected black income of about Rs 80 crore after it raided multiple entities in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, the CBDT said on Friday.
Large-scale violations of government-mandated coronavirus guidelines continue in Tamil Nadu ahead of state elections even as authorities have directed political parties to ensure wearing of masks in public meetings and road shows. The oversight of COVID protocols is happening as the southern state sees a spike in infections; India too reported single-day surge of nearly 40,00 fresh infections on Friday.
Actor-turned politician Khushbu Sundar, the BJP candidate from Thousand Lights constituency in the city, on Thursday filed her nomination for the April 6 Tamil Nadu assembly polls, declaring assets worth about Rs 22.55 crore.