Tamil Nadu Assembly

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Serious Criminal Charges Against 25% Of Newly Elected MLAs In TN: Report

A joint analysis by the Association of Democratic Reforms and National Election Watch has revealed that nearly 25% of newly elected MLAs in the TN Assembly Elections have criminal charges against them. Reportedly, out of 224 MLAs, 57 have cases registered against them including those of murder. Interestingly, the ratio of stained representatives increased significantly against the past assembly election mark of 19% with 42 MLAs having cases… read-more

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 04:48 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Tamil Nadu, politics, Politicians, Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections

BJP Candidate for Kanyakumari Pon Radhakrishnan

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BJP Names Pon Radhakrishnan For Kanyakumari LS By-polls

Viewing the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections the Bharatiya Janata Party, on March 6, announced veteran party leader and ex-Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan's candidature for the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat. Under PM Narendra Modi and party President JP Nadda, BJP's Central Election Committee endorsed Radhakrishnan's electioneering in tandem with its seat-sharing agreement inked with the ruling AIADMK. Earlier, the Kanyakumari's by-polls… read-more

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: BJP, Kanyakumari, Pon Radhakrishnan, Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, PM Modi, JP Nadda, Congress, H Vasanthakumar, AIADMK, Covid -19

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Flags of AIADMK and BJP

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Tamil Nadu Polls: Ruling AIADMK Allots 20 Seats To BJP

The AIADMK has allocated 20 assembly seats alongside the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat to the BJP in the upcoming polls in Tamil Nadu. Earlier, the Dravidian party had designated 23 seats to its regional ally Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK). Moreover, the AIADMK had revealed its first list of six candidates comprising CM K Palaniswami contesting from the Edappadi constituency and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam from Bodinayakanur.

Sat, 06 Mar 2021 - 02:02 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: AIADMK, BJP, Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, PMK, Kanyakumari, lok sabha, Edapadi Palaniswamy, Panneerselvam

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and DMK Leader MK Stalin

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DMK-Congress Seat-Sharing Deadlock Continues Ahead Of Assembly Polls

Tamil Nadu's Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress have been unsuccessful at finalizing seat-sharing agreement for the Assembly Elections commencing from April 6. While Congress demands to contest in 30 among the state's 234 assembly seats, the MK Stalin-led party has consented to grant only 20 seats, provoking a deadlock despite two rounds of talks. However, as per speculations, the Dravidian Ally may offer a Rajya Sabha seat to… read-more

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 12:05 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: DMK, MK Stalin, Congress, Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, rajya sabha

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Kamal rajni

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Kamal Haasan Meets Rajinikanth Amid Rumoured Political Convergence

Ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan met superstar Rajinikanth on February 20 conjecturing to offer support. Surprisingly, the move came after Rajinikanth announced to quit politics in December. Meanwhile, Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will be holding inaugural function on February 21 for which he publicly sought Rajinikanth’s support. While Haasan will be accepting candidates through online… read-more

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 10:00 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, Kamal Hasan, Rajinikanth, Makkal Needhi Maiam

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Representational Image of Tamil Nadu

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DMK Accuse AIADMK Of Misusing State Exchequer; Files Complaint At EC

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on January 22 listed a complaint with the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission against the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). DMK has alleged that since February 2020, the AIADMK had spent Rs 1000 crore consolidated government fund for party promotions ahead of the state elections. Citing EC's 2016 direction, Bharathi stated that appropriating public funds for electoral purposes… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 01:33 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: DMK, AIADMK, Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, Election Commission

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