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      Tamil Nadu: Dravidian parties face a high-pitched battle

      • The challenge in terms of forming alliances for both the parties is similar. Both of them have a better strike rate against the alliance partners of their opponents.
      Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami during a roadshow for Madurai East assembly candidate Gopalakrishnan in Madurai district, (PTI)
      Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami during a roadshow for Madurai East assembly candidate Gopalakrishnan in Madurai district, (PTI)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 06:12 AM IST
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      AIADMK moves EC to revoke polls in 5 key seats

      The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday asked the Election Commission to countermand the polls in five constituencies where key Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders MK Stalin, S Duraimurugan, KN Nehru, EV Velu and Udhayanidhi Stalin are contesting
      Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami.(PTI)
      Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami.(PTI)
      Updated on Apr 06, 2021 03:53 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

      Sasikala’s name out of TN voters’ list, aides cry foul

      According to them, names of Sasikala, her sister-in-law J Ilavarasi, and other family members and workers living at late J Jayalalithaa’s Poes Garden residence, Veda Nilayam, were deleted after the AIADMK government acquired the premises to convert it into a memorial.
      V K Sasikala in Madurai, (PTI file photo)
      V K Sasikala in Madurai, (PTI file photo)
      Updated on Apr 06, 2021 02:24 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu, Hindustan Times, Chennai

      Single-phase, decisive Tamil Nadu election on Tuesday: All you need to know

      Touted as the most intense political battle in its electoral history, Tamil Nadu will witness voting in the absence of two stalwarts - AIADMK's J Jayalalithaa and DMK's M Karunanidhi.
      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin during a roadshow in support of party Youth Wing leader and candidate from Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency Udhayanidhi Stalin, ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls, in Chennai, Sunday, April 4, 2021. (PTI)
      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin during a roadshow in support of party Youth Wing leader and candidate from Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency Udhayanidhi Stalin, ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls, in Chennai, Sunday, April 4, 2021. (PTI)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 11:19 PM IST
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      By | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

      In Tamil Nadu, two first-timers fight to preserve party legacies

      The election is also an all-out political war between a chief ministerial candidate by design, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi’s son, MK Stalin and a chief minister by accident, AIADMK’s Edappadi Palaniswami
      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president MK Stalin. (PTI)
      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president MK Stalin. (PTI)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 06:02 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      40-yr-old reservation demand conceded in TN: Is it working for PMK?

      The exclusive reservation has caused a counter-polarisation among other castes across Tamil Nadu and has divided opinion even among Vanniyars in Villupuram, given the hasty passage of the Bill
      S Ramadoss, the founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi. (Sourced: Twitter)
      S Ramadoss, the founder of Pattali Makkal Katchi. (Sourced: Twitter)
      Updated on Apr 05, 2021 03:29 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Tamil Nadu: An election that is Stalin's to lose

      • The only person to have retained the chief minister’s post in back-to-back elections in Tamil Nadu before 2016 was Jayalalithaa’s mentor M G Ramachandran.
      Members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) hold placards with portrait of party president MK Stalin during a rally ahead of the Tamil Nadu state legislative assembly elections in Chennai.(AFP)
      Members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) hold placards with portrait of party president MK Stalin during a rally ahead of the Tamil Nadu state legislative assembly elections in Chennai.(AFP)
      Updated on Apr 05, 2021 08:54 AM IST
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      By, Abhishek Jha

      ‘Expose them, tag me’: Kamal Haasan has a request for Coimbatore South voters

      Kamal Haasan has appealed to the voters in the constituency to expose anyone who approaches them for their votes with money or gifts.
      Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan has been actively campaigning in the Coimbatore South constituency, where he is contesting.(PTI)
      Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan has been actively campaigning in the Coimbatore South constituency, where he is contesting.(PTI)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 10:01 PM IST
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      By | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi

      AIADMK writes to EC on IT raids on ministers, alleges ‘political motivation’

      • Tamil Nadu, which is all set to go to the polls on April 6, has been witnessing a flurry of raids since Friday.
      DMK supremo MK Stalin’s daughter Senthamarai’s residence was raided by IT officials in Chennai on Friday. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
      DMK supremo MK Stalin’s daughter Senthamarai’s residence was raided by IT officials in Chennai on Friday. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 07:51 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Police arrest BJP, AIADMK workers for distributing cash to voters in Coimbatore

      Police arrested 14 workers, out of which 12 workers were from the Bharatiya Janata Party in Coimbatore south constituency. Two ADMK workers were arrested from Coimbatore north constituency.
      14 workers from BJP and ADMK were arrested for distributing cash to voters. (Reuters)
      14 workers from BJP and ADMK were arrested for distributing cash to voters. (Reuters)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 06:08 PM IST
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      PTI | , Coimbatore

      PM Modi first Indian PM to visit Jaffna after bombarding on houses, says Nadda

      Nadda also pointed out Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who was the first female Defence Minister of India, and Minister of External Affairs of India S Jaishankar -- both belong to Tamil Nadu.
      BJP president J P Nadda said the shooting on fishermen has stopped after Prime Minister Modi became the PM.(ANI Photo)
      BJP president J P Nadda said the shooting on fishermen has stopped after Prime Minister Modi became the PM.(ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 03:02 PM IST
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      ANI | , Erode

      DMK, BJP approach poll panel as Tamil Nadu election battle heats up

      The DMK wrote to the Election Commission after income tax officials on Friday raided premises belonging to its president MK Stalin’s daughter Senthamarai and son-in-law Sabareesan, including their residence in Neelankarai, Chennai.
      Security personnel outside DMK leader MK Stalin's daughter Senthamarai Stalin's residence during a raid by Income Tax, in Chennai,(PTI)
      Security personnel outside DMK leader MK Stalin's daughter Senthamarai Stalin's residence during a raid by Income Tax, in Chennai,(PTI)
      Updated on Apr 03, 2021 01:40 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Rahul slams IT raids on Stalin's son-in-law, says BJP facing defeat in TN

      Of the eight places where searches commenced this morning, four in Chennai are linked to Stalin's daughter Senthamarai and son-in-law Sabareesan.
      Congress is contesting the Tamil Nadu elections as part of the DMK-led alliance(Photo: Twitter/ nagma_moraji)
      Congress is contesting the Tamil Nadu elections as part of the DMK-led alliance(Photo: Twitter/ nagma_moraji)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 06:22 PM IST
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      ANI | , New Delhi

      For AMMK’s Dhinakaran, a battle for political survival

      Years after ruling AIADMK expelled him from the party, the AMMK’s chief ministerial candidate is hoping to overcome the outsider tag in Kovilpatti
      Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) general secretary TTV Dhinakaran files his nomination from Kovilpatti assembly constituency for upcoming elections. (PTI)
      Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) general secretary TTV Dhinakaran files his nomination from Kovilpatti assembly constituency for upcoming elections. (PTI)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 06:17 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Raiding opposition is BJP's coping mechanism when facing defeat: Rahul Gandhi

      • Taking to Twitter, Rahul Gandhi said, "Raiding the opposition is the BJP's coping mechanism when facing electoral defeat."
      The Congress' ally DMK condemned the Central government for alleged searches by income tax officials in the residence of party chief M K Stalin's daughter (ANI Photo)
      The Congress' ally DMK condemned the Central government for alleged searches by income tax officials in the residence of party chief M K Stalin's daughter (ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 05:03 PM IST
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      PTI | , New Delhi

      Disqualify Udhayinidhi over Swaraj, Jaitley remark: BJP to EC

      The party has urged the EC to watch the video, which they say violates the model code of conduct, and to disqualify Udhaynidhi from contesting in the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency where he is making his debut, and debar him from campaigning
      Udhaynidhi Stalin. (Photo: Twitter)
      Udhaynidhi Stalin. (Photo: Twitter)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 04:41 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      In his constituency, Stalin seeks win with bigger margin

      Tamil Nadu goes to the polls on April 6. DMK is hoping to wrest power from the AIADMK, a BJP ally that has been in power for 10 years, after sweeping the 2019 national polls by winning 37 out of 38 seats in the state
      Stalin’s rally in Kolathur, Chennai, on Thursday. (Photo: DMK)
      Stalin’s rally in Kolathur, Chennai, on Thursday. (Photo: DMK)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 05:54 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Rajinikanth’s Phalke award: Not the first time govt felicitated rival politician

      Is awarding Rajinikanth just a way to the hearts of Tamil voters or could there be a larger political messaging that the BJP government has been practising
      Actor Rajinikanth. (File photo)
      Actor Rajinikanth. (File photo)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 03:02 PM IST
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      ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha

      Kamal Haasan a 'super-NOTA': Karti Chidambaram

      • Asked if Haasan and his outfit MNM will impact the polls, Karti Chidambaram said, "He (Haasan) is only a 'super-NOTA', he will not win a single seat and his is not a sustainable political party."
      Karti Chidambaram, claimed that despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visits to poll-bound Tamil Nadu and several top BJP leaders' aggressive campaigning, the BJP's
      Karti Chidambaram, claimed that despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visits to poll-bound Tamil Nadu and several top BJP leaders' aggressive campaigning, the BJP's "zero MLAs, zero MPs" status will remain(Reuters file photo)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 02:43 PM IST
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      PTI | , New Delhi

      'A vote for NDA is vote for better investment': PM Modi's poll pitch in Madurai

      Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, deputy CM O Panneerselvam and other leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) were also present at the event.
      PM Modi addressed a rally in Tamil Nadu's Madurai.(Screengrab)
      PM Modi addressed a rally in Tamil Nadu's Madurai.(Screengrab)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 01:03 PM IST
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      Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      I-T raids Stalin’s son-in-law’s home, office days before Tamil Nadu elections

      This comes days after searches were conducted last week at DMK candidate EV Velu’s premises in Tiruvannamalai and Chennai. Assembly elections will be held in Tamil Nadu on April 6
      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin. (PTI)
      Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin. (PTI)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 05:00 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      EC raps DMK leader A Raja, bars him from campaigning for 48 hrs

      The commission issued the leader a notice reprimanding him for his comment and further warned him from making “intemperate, indecent, derogatory, obscene remarks and lower the dignity of women during the election campaign”
      File photo of former telecom minister A Raja during an interview with Hindustan Times.
      File photo of former telecom minister A Raja during an interview with Hindustan Times.
      Published on Apr 01, 2021 05:01 PM IST
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      ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha

      Pollachi sexual assault case an issue in Tamil Nadu polls

      While DMK’s candidate, who is an orthopaedic surgeon, seeks to heal the wounds from the 2019 sexual assault case, sitting MLA ‘Pollachi’ Jayaraman promises action against culprits even if it’s from his party
      DMK chief MK Stalin interacts with people during a door-to-door campaign in Madurai on Wednesday, March 31. (ANI)
      DMK chief MK Stalin interacts with people during a door-to-door campaign in Madurai on Wednesday, March 31. (ANI)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 06:04 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      EC reprimands DMK leader A Raja, bars him from campaigning for 48 hours

      The commission said that Raja violated the provisions of the model code of conduct and barred him from campaigning for the next 48 hours.
      DMK leader A Raja.(HT File Photo)
      DMK leader A Raja.(HT File Photo)
      Updated on Apr 01, 2021 02:44 PM IST
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      In TN’s caste-based political landscape, when Dalit leaders can’t campaign

      This caste-based antagonism is a continuum of the long standing feud between Dalits and Vanniyar communities, which are politically represented by the Viduthalai Chiruthaikal Katchi (VCK) and Pattalli Makkal Katchi (PMK) respectively
      BJP supporters carry party flags during the roadshow of defence minister Rajnath Singh in Udhagmandalam, ahead of the assembly elections, on March 31. (ANI)
      BJP supporters carry party flags during the roadshow of defence minister Rajnath Singh in Udhagmandalam, ahead of the assembly elections, on March 31. (ANI)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 06:41 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      ‘Consider full text’: A Raja to EC for remarks against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

      The DMK leader called his remarks a “simile,” which, he said, were in response to Palaniswami’s repeated allegations that DMK chief MK Stalin has "never worked hard to become a leader."
      File photo: DMK leader A Raja during an interview with Hindustan Times.
      File photo: DMK leader A Raja during an interview with Hindustan Times.
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 03:34 PM IST
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      By | Edited by Karan Manral

      TN BJP uses Karti Chidambaram’s wife’s dance clip for poll promo; deletes tweet

      BJP’s state Information Technology wing chief CT Nirmal Kumar said a third-party advertisement agency posted the clip. He added the party is taking it up with the agency
      Congress MP Karti Chidambaram. (PTI)
      Congress MP Karti Chidambaram. (PTI)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 11:13 AM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      DMK’s A Raja’s comments turn spotlight on misogynistic political culture

      While Raja has since apologised, DMK chief MK Stalin sought to control the damage by warning his party leaders to maintain dignity while campaigning
      DMK leader A Raja. (HT Archive)
      DMK leader A Raja. (HT Archive)
      Published on Mar 30, 2021 06:10 PM IST
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      ByDivya Chandrababu

      PM talks about Jayalalithaa assembly attack; targets DMK over women empowerment

      • "Vote for BJP is vote to solve long-standing issue of the state," he also said during the public meeting.
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public meeting as part of election campaign in support of their NDA allied candidates, ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, at Dharapuram (PTI).
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public meeting as part of election campaign in support of their NDA allied candidates, ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, at Dharapuram (PTI).
      Updated on Mar 30, 2021 03:07 PM IST
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      By | Written by Shivani, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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