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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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PMK’s Ramadoss opposes FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Opposing the central government's move to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single-brand retail sector, PMK founder S. Ramadoss Friday said the decision ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu bans screening of ‘Dam 999′


November 24th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Thursday banned the screening of "Dam 999" due to widespread protests against the film that is seen as taking a pro-Kerala stand ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear stand is not anti-national: Activist


November 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) "Being anti-nuclear power does not mean one is anti-national," an anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) activist said Thursday referring to police cases slapped on protesters and ... Read more...

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AIADMK, AINRC win by-polls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry


October 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The ruling parties of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the AIADMK and All India NR Congress (AINRC), Thursday retained the Trichy West and Indira Nagar seats respectively. The ... 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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Norms being flouted in Tamil Nadu civic polls: DMK


October 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The DMK Monday charged the AIADMK-led Tamil Nadu government of not complying with the Madras High Court directive on installation of web cameras in polling booths ... 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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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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DMK dumps Congress for local body polls


September 15th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The DMK Wednesday night announced that it will go it alone in the October local body elections in Tamil Nadu, snapping ties with its partners Congress ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi killer’s mother demands fresh trial


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after the president rejected the mercy petitions of three men on death row for former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, the mother of ... Read more...

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PMK snaps ties with DMK, will lead own front


July 27th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's PMK Wednesday snapped its alliance with the state's major opposition party DMK and decided to form a political front fo its own for the ... Read more...

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PMK to review ties with DMK


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The PMK, which was drubbed in the April 13 assembly polls, will review its alliance with the DMK before the local body polls, party founder S. ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha bypoll on July 22


June 24th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The bypoll for a Rajya Sabha seat from Tamil Nadu will be held July 22, the Election Commission announced Friday.The seat was held by AIADMK's K.V. ... Read more...

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DMK silent on Kanimozhi arrest


May 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Leaders of Tamil Nadu's DMK were not available for comment after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi Friday refused bail to ... Read more...

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Counting delayed in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppattur constituency


May 14th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Counting of votes in Tiruppattur constituency is still going on in Tamil Nadu thereby delaying the declaration of final results said top official of Election Commission ... Read more...

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Congress, PMK lose heavily in Tamil Nadu


May 14th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Contrary to its hopes for victory in 63 seats, the Congress in Tamil Nadu won just five seats in the assembly elections and only three of ... Read more...

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All India NR Congress throws out Congress in Puducherry (Roundup)


May 14th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 13 (IANS) Forming a new party - the All India NR Congress (AINRC) - only two months back, N. Rangasamy was Friday all set to return to the ... Read more...

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Rangasamy leads new party to power in Puducherry


May 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 13 (IANS) Forming a new party - the All India NR Congress (AINRC) - only two months back, N. Rangasamy is all set to return to the chief ... Read more...

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DMK leadership to meet Wednesday to chalk out strategy


April 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has convened a meeting of its top leadership Wednesday to chalk out its strategy in the wake of the CBI chargesheeting ... Read more...

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India should help form Tamil Eelam: Ramadoss


April 26th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) PMK leader S. Ramadoss Tuesday demanded that India should start work on forming an independent Tamil Eelam state in Sri Lanka.Citing the formation of Bangladesh out ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hints at coalition government in Tamil Nadu


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 13 (ANI): Expressing confidence about his party winning the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Karunanidhi hinted at the possibility of the state having a coalition ... Read more...

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DMK most corrupt government: Jayalalithaa


April 13th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 13 (ANI): Hitting out at the M. Karunanidhi-led Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) government, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday described the DMK as the most corrupt government the state has ... Read more...

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Polling under way in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Voters lined up outside polling booths across Tamil Nadu Wednesday as elections to choose a new 234-member assembly began.About 47 million people are eligible to exercise ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Puducherry


April 13th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Puducherry, April 13 (IANS) Polling for the 30-member assembly of Puducherry union territory started here Wednesday at 8 a.m.Over 810,000 voters are eligible to vote in 867 polling booths. They ... Read more...

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DMK-Congress alliance will win: Thangkabalu


April 6th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) Labelling opinion polls manipulated, Congress chief in Tamil Nadu K.V. Thangkabalu says the DMK-Congress alliance will surprise pundits by winning the April 13 elections on ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to address election rally in Puducherry


April 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 5 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally in Puducherry today to garner support for the Congress- Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) alliance in the Union Territory. ... Read more...

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