For Tamil film enthusiasts it was a dream come true-seeing their favourite actors Ajith Kumar and Vijay up close when they turned up for voting on Tuesday for the Assembly election.
A complaint on violation of the Model Code of Conduct was lodged against BJP candidate in Coimbatore South Constituency Vanathi Srinivasan for sporting a Lotus emblem while casting her vote here on...
The voter turnout in the Kerala assembly polls was 69.95 per cent, 63.47 per cent in Tamil Nadu and 77.90 per cent in Puducherry till 5 pm, the Election Commission said Tuesday.
Ahead of the arrival of people infected with the coronavirus, all personnel in polling stations donned the PPE kits and facilitated their voting.
According to officials, the details of the complaint are being sent to district labour officials for verification and action, and an overall picture will be known only later.
The Election Commission has designated one hour for patients who tested positive for COVID 19 to cast their votes.
Sporadic, poll related minor incidents were, however, reported from a couple of places though there were no major untoward incidents.
The 62-year-old man named Arjunan, swooned and fell down after casting his vote in Papanasam constituency.
When a voter tried to push the button of the party of her choice, the machine allegedly failed to respond.
A voter turnout of 48.20 per cent was registered in Kolathur from where DMK chief MK Stalin is in the fray.