April 15, 2021 00:29 (IST)
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Polling across 4 states, one UT concludes with high turnout, Bengal sees sporadic incidents of violence

New Delhi/IBNS: Polling across 475 assembly constituencies in four states and one union territory of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Assam and West Bengal were conducted on Tuesday amid high vigil and live monitoring as well as webcasting of more than 50 pct booths.

Ex-Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's close-aide Sasikala's name not in voter's list, did not vote

Chennai/UNI: As Tamil Nadu started exercising the democratic duty to elect its 16th Assembly, V K Sasikala, a close-aide of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, could not cast her ballot as her name has been ‘removed’ from the voters list, even as single phase polling began at 0700 hrs on Tuesday morning.

Tamil Nadu: Single phase polling begins amid tight security

Chennai/UNI: An estimated 6.29 crore electorate are expected to cast their ballots as the single phase polling in one of the most fiercely contested polling to elect the 16th Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly began at 0700 hrs on Tuesday, apart from the bypoll to the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat.

Tamil Nadu polls: Congress leader tweets unusual image to mark end of campaign

Chennai/IBN: As Tamil Nadu gears up for Assembly polls on Tuesday, Congress leader Mohan Kumaramangalam tweeted an unusual picture to mark the end of the campaign in the state on Sunday.

DMK chief MK Stalin's son-in-law raided by IT officials in Tamil Nadu

Chennai/IBNS: DMK chief MK Stalin's son-in-law Sabareesan was on Friday raided by Income Tax officials at Chennai in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, media reports said.

British PM likely to visit Tamil Nadu during his India tour next month

Chennai/UNI: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to pay a visit to Tamil Nadu during his India tour next month.

Tamil Nadu: DMK finalises seat sharing with CPI(M), allots six Assembly seats

Chennai/UNI: The main Opposition DMK today finalised the seat sharing agreement with the CPI(M) allotting six seats to it for the April six Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

Amit Shah kickstarts campaign in TN, confident of AIADMK-BJP victory in Assembly polls

Kanniyakumari/UNI: Kickstarting his party’s campaign for the April 6 Assembly elections and the Lok Sabha bypolls in Kanniyakumari, senior BJP leader Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed confidence that the AIADMK-BJP combine would win the upcoming polls.

IT raids in 2 Chennai-based groups reveal over Rs 1,000 cr undisclosed income : CBDT

Chennai/UNI: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) today said the Income Tax raids at two Chennai-based groups, including leading bullion trader in Tamil Nadu, led to the detection of undisclosed income of more than Rs 1,000 crore.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: DMK allots 25 seats to Congress, 16 less than 2016

Chennai/IBNS: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has decided to allot 25 seats to Congress in the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly elections, media reports said.

Tamil Nadu: VK Sasikala quits politics ahead of assembly polls

Chennai/IBNS: Sacked AIADMK chief VK Sasikala, who was released from jail last January, has announced her exit from public life ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.

Ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, AIADMK, DMK intensify seat sharing parleys with allies

Chennai/UNI: The two Dravidian majors--the ruling AIADMK and the main Opposition DMK--continued their seat sharing talks with their respective allies for the upcoming assembly elections as the hectic parleys held so far remained inconclusive with some of their allies.

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK-PMK poll alliance finalised with last minute reservation for Vanniyar community

Chennai/IBNS/UNI: The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has entered into a poll agreement with Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK).

EC announces poll dates for four states & one UT: West Bengal Assembly polls to be held in eight phases starting March 27

New Delhi: The high-voltage Assembly polls in West Bengal will be held in eight phases from March 27 to April 29.

Election Commission to announce poll dates for five states today

New Delhi/IBNS: The Election Commission of India (ECI) will Friday announce the dates of assembly elections for five states, Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.