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Voting in presidential poll ends in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry, July 19 (IANS) Voting in the presidential election ended in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Thursday with two political parties abstaining in Tamil Nadu.In Tamil Nadu, of the 234 ... Read more...

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Presidential poll voting ends in Puducherry, still on in Tamil Nadu


July 19th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry, July 19 (IANS) Voting in the presidential election has ended in Puducherry, while it was still in progress in Tamil Nadu Thursday.Polling in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry began around ... Read more...

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DMDK to boycott presidential polls


June 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) DMDK leader A.Vijayakant Tuesday announced his party's decision to boycott the ensuing presidential poll due to the central government's "refusal" to solve any of the issues ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Pudukottai by-election in Tamil Nadu


June 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 15 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK Friday increased its tally in Tamil Nadu assembly with its candidate Karthik Thondaiman winning the Pudukottai by-election by a large margin.Securing 101,998 votes, ... Read more...

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73 percent polling in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai by-poll (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) The by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu ended peacefully at 5 p.m Tuesday with around 73 percent of the over 190,000 voters turning ... Read more...

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Polling in Pudukottai ends, 65 percent turnout recorded (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election to Pudukottai constituency of the Tamil Nadu assembly ended at 5 p.m Tuesday with around 65 percent of the over 190,000 voters ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in Pudukottai by-poll in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election from the Pudukottai constituency to the Tamil Nadu assembly is progressing peacefully and around 60 percent votes have been cast, according to ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Pudukottai assembly by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency began at 8 a.m. Tuesday.The by-poll in Pudukottai, 350 km from here, was necessitated following the death ... Read more...

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Pudukottai to go for polls Tuesday


June 11th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Pudukottai assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu is set to witness a straight fight between ruling AIADMK and DMDK after boycott of the Tuesday by-poll by major ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects plea on election symbols (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order setting criteria for the allocation of election symbols to the registered and recognised political parties.Justice Altamas ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Sankarankoil by-poll (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of the ruling AIADMK was Wednesday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Sankarankoil constituency, defeating her DMK rival by over 68,000 votes in ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Sankarankoil by-election (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of the ruling AIADMK was Wednesday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Sankarankoil constituency, defeating her DMK rival by over 68,000 votes.Muthuselvi bagged ... Read more...

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Around 75 percent voting in Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district came to an end Sunday with around 75 percent of the voters ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Tamil Nadu bypoll (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Brisk voting was witnessed in the bypoll to the Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu Sunday.Voting began at 8 a.m. in 242 polling booths in ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll


March 18th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 a.m. Sunday.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll Sunday


March 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's by-poll in the Sankarankoil assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray ... Read more...

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13 in fray in Sankarankoil by-poll


March 4th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray in the Sankarankoil by-poll to be held March 18, the Election Commission said Saturday."Out of the ... Read more...

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‘Karunanidhi’s support to Vijayakant opportunitism’


February 8th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi's statement in support of Leader of Opposition A. Vijayakant is the "height of political opportunitism," Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker D.Jayakumar said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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‘Captain’ Vijayakant’s men jump DMDK ship


February 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Several leading members of the DMDK, including film-maker Ibrahim Rowther, a friend of its founder A.Vijayakant, Tuesday quit the party and joined Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK.The ... Read more...

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Vijayakant suspended from Tamil Nadu assembly (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Leader of Opposition Vijayakant was Thursday suspended from the assembly for 10 days, a day after a bitter exchange of words in the assembly ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu leader of opposition suspended


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Leader of Opposition Vijayakant was Thursday suspended from the assembly for 10 days, prompting members of his DMDK as well as the DMK to ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, DMDK trade barbs (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa regrets aligning with DMDK for assembly polls


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Hundreds held during protest against PM (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of DMDK members were detained here Monday when they staged a black flag protest against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on three major issues confronting ... Read more...

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Vijayakant held for black flag protest against PM


December 26th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and DMDK leader A. Vijayakant was arrested Monday along with party legislators and cadres for staging a ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar: Special session of Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday


December 14th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) A special session of the Tamil Nadu assembly will be held Thursday to pass a resolution that the state will not give up its rights over ... Read more...

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AIADMK sweeps Tamil Nadu civic polls


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Six months after it won the assembly elections, the AIADMK Friday swept the two-phased Tamil Nadu civic polls by winning all the 10 mayoral posts in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu civic polls: Second phase ends


October 20th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second and final phase of the Tamil Nadu civic bodies' poll concluded Wednesday with 80 percent voting. According to Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) officials, ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa confident of AIADMK victory in civic polls


October 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa of the AIADMK Monday expressed confidence that people would vote for her party in the two-phase civic polls that ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy West, Puducherry’s Indira Nagar


October 13th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli/Puducherry, Oct 13 (IANS) Voting in the by-poll for the two assembly constituencies of Tiruchirapalli-West (Trichy West) in Tamil Nadu and Indira Nagar in Puducherry concluded peacefully Thursday evening.Trichy West ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu bypoll underway


October 13th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Oct 13 (IANS) The bypoll to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli-West (Trichy West) assembly constituency began Thursday morning.Though there are 16 candidates in the fray, the real fight is between AIADMK's ... Read more...

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CPI to fight Tamil Nadu local polls with DMDK


September 28th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 28 (IANS) After failing to reach an electoral understanding with Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK for next month's local body elections, the Communnist Party of India (CPI) Wednesday announced ... Read more...

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DMDK, CPI-M tie up for Tamil Nadu local polls


September 27th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The DMDK of actor-turned-politician A. Vijayakant and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) have joined hands to take on the AIADMK, the DMK and other parties ... Read more...

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DMDK fields its own mayoral candidates


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's DMDK Friday announced its list of mayoral candidates for the October elections to nine municipal corporations in the state, but refused to rule out ... Read more...

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DMK to contest Oct 13 by-poll


September 19th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday said the party would contest the Oct 13 by-poll to the state assembly from the ... Read more...

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