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.
Sixteen per cent of the candidates contesting in the first phase of Assam assembly elections have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by poll rights group Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has declared total assets valued at Rs 61.19 lakh, up from the Rs 33.20 lakh in 2016, according to his election affidavit submitted as part of the nomination for the April 6 Assembly polls in the state.
DMK President MK Stalin on Monday declared he had movable assets of a litte over Rs 4.94 crore as part of his nomination papers filed for the April 6 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.
DMK President MK Stalin on Monday filed his nomination for the April 6 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls from the city's Kolathur constituency, from where he is seeking a third term.
Kamal Haasan, veteran Tamil movie actor and founder of the fledgeling Makkal Needhi Maiam, faced a brief security scare on Sunday after a man allegedly attempted to open window of his car in Kancheepuram district.
Ahead of the upcoming Tamil Nadu elections, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Sunday released its election manifesto in which it promised at least one government job to every family in the state.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) is no longer Jayalalithaa's party and has ''unfortunately'' turned into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's slave, said All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday.
Free computer tablets with data card for students, free local public transport for women, reservation of 75 per cent jobs for people of Tamil origin, fuel price cut, and financial assistance of Rs 25,000 to one lakh people going on pilgrimage to major Hindu temples are among more the DMK's top poll promises revealed today as the party prepares to give a tough fight to the ruling AIADMK.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin will contest the Tamil Nadu assembly polls from Kolathur constituency.
Kamal Haasan, veteran Tamil movie actor and founder of the fledgeling Makkal Needhi Maiam, will be contesting the upcoming state Assembly polls from the Coimbatore South constituency. He made the announcement today while releasing his party's second list of candidates. Grapevine had it earlier that he may choose to fight from Alandur in Chennai, a seat that former Chief Minister MG Ramachandran held for nine years.
Chennai-based Shreyaas Viishvak began his 8,000 km cycling expedition today to explore the whole country. The 23-year-old has taken up this refreshing way of discovering the country after he being confined at home last year due to the coronavirus lockdown.