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As per official data from the Election Commission of India as of 10 pm, Srinivasan was leading with 45,932 votes, Haasan 45,042 and Jayakumar 39,413. (ANI Photo)

Kamal Haasan loses Coimbatore south to BJP’s Vanathi by a thin margin

By HT Correspondent, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2021 06:31 AM IST
  • Kamal Haasan, who made his electoral debut with the TN assembly elections, made a surprise move by choosing Coimbatore (south) as his constituency while he was expected to contest from Chennai.
DMK workers celebrate the party’s win in the Tamil Nadu assembly poll results, at the party headquarters in Chennai on Sunday. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI)
DMK workers celebrate the party’s win in the Tamil Nadu assembly poll results, at the party headquarters in Chennai on Sunday. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI)

Tamil Nadu polls: DMK sun rises again

By Divya Chandrababu, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2021 04:37 AM IST
  • According to the numbers at 10pm, the DMK had enough seats in the house to form the government on its own
Vijay was last seen in his film, Master.
Vijay was last seen in his film, Master.

Actor Vijay cycles his way to the polling booth, watch

By Haricharan Pudipeddi
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 04:40 PM IST
  • Actor Vijay reached the polling booth on his cycle as the road leading to it is narrow. Videos of him cycling surrounded by fans and security have gone viral.
DMK President MK Stalin said the leadership of the party will never accept such talks. (PTI Photo) (PTI)
DMK President MK Stalin said the leadership of the party will never accept such talks. (PTI Photo) (PTI)

DMK cadres should not use derogatory language when campaigning: MK Stalin

ANI | , Chennai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 09:41 PM IST
  • This comes after DMK leader A Raja made a controversial remark about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy, comparing him to the DMK chief's slippers.
During his campaign, DMK nominee from Virugambakkam AVM Prabakar Raja displayed his culinary skills at a small eatery by quickly pouring batter on the tawa and making a hot dosa.. (ANI Photo)
During his campaign, DMK nominee from Virugambakkam AVM Prabakar Raja displayed his culinary skills at a small eatery by quickly pouring batter on the tawa and making a hot dosa.. (ANI Photo)

Washing clothes, making dosas; candidates spice up campaign for TN polls

PTI | , Chennai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 11:07 AM IST
  • In a poll event, some even dressed up like 'Chhota Bheem,' 'Motu' and 'Patlu,' cartoon characters popular with children.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari was present at the manifesto release function in Chennai on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Union minister Nitin Gadkari was present at the manifesto release function in Chennai on Monday.(ANI Photo)

50 lakh new jobs, home delivery of ration: BJP releases manifesto for TN polls

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 07:02 PM IST
The BJP is fighting the election along with All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), and is seeking to retain power. MK Stalin-led Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is the challenger, seeking to oust the AIADMK government.
A family looks at a specially decorated bus that would spread awareness about the importance of voting in the forthcoming Assembly Elections, organised by Tamil Nadu Election Commission, in Chennai on Thursday.(PTI)
A family looks at a specially decorated bus that would spread awareness about the importance of voting in the forthcoming Assembly Elections, organised by Tamil Nadu Election Commission, in Chennai on Thursday.(PTI)

Hundreds of farmers to file nominations from Kangeyam to contest TN polls

PTI | , Coimbatore
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 03:28 PM IST
  • A similar situation arose when 1,016 farmers filed their nominations from Modakurichi Assembly segment in 1996, taking the total nominations to 1,033, causing a nightmare to the Election Commission leading to postponing the poll by one month.
MK Stalin while releasing the party manifesto told reporters, “Usually, the DMK’s manifesto is considered as the hero of the elections. This time many are saying our candidates' list is the hero, so I’m releasing the second hero.” (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI)
MK Stalin while releasing the party manifesto told reporters, “Usually, the DMK’s manifesto is considered as the hero of the elections. This time many are saying our candidates' list is the hero, so I’m releasing the second hero.” (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI)

Importance of NEET in Tamil Nadu assembly elections

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 04:43 PM IST
  • NEET was introduced in Tamil Nadu in 2017 before which admissions to medical colleges took place on the basis of marks obtained in state board exams.
Union home minister Amit Shah reached Kanyakumari on Sunday to campaign for Pon Radhakrishnan, who has been fielded for the April 6 bypoll.. (ANI Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah reached Kanyakumari on Sunday to campaign for Pon Radhakrishnan, who has been fielded for the April 6 bypoll.. (ANI Photo)

News updates from HT: Amit Shah campaigns door-to-door in Kanyakumari

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 01:24 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam had announced in November in the presence of union home minister Amith Shah that their alliance with the BJP will continue. (Photo @CMOTamilNadu)
Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam had announced in November in the presence of union home minister Amith Shah that their alliance with the BJP will continue. (Photo @CMOTamilNadu)

CM Palaniswami resumes poll campaign day after no to coalition govt

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 04:15 PM IST
Though the BJP, its national ally, hasn’t contradicted the AIADMK’s decision, it is yet to formally reciprocate on the continuing alliance and Palaniswami’s candidature.
Civic polls are being held in Tamil Nadu after a gap of eight years.(ANI Photo/File)
Civic polls are being held in Tamil Nadu after a gap of eight years.(ANI Photo/File)

Tamil Nadu Civic polls: Excitement in rural pockets before Friday’s vote

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Elections for 515 district panchayat wards, 5090 Union Block Panchayat wards, 9624 village panchayat president posts and 76,746 village panchayat wards are being held now and those for City Corporations, Municipalities and Town Panchayats will be held later.
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