• Mon, Oct 21, 2019
  • The polling will conclude at 6 p.m. The counting of votes would be taken up on October 24.
    Polling starts for TN's Vikravandi, Nanguneri Assembly by-polls
    Polling for the bypolls in Tamil Nadu's Vikravandi and Nanguneri assembly constituencies began on Monday morning to decide the electoral fate of 35 candidates in the fray.The polling will conclude at 6 p.m. The counting of votes would be taken up on October 24.Bypoll in Vikravandi was necessitated following the death of DMK legislator K.Rathamani in June, while the Nanguneri seat fell vacant as Congress legislator H.Vasantha Kumar resigned after he got elector for the Lok Sabha.A total of 23 candidates are in the fray in Vikravandi seeking the favour of about 2.24 lakh voters.The main fight is between ruling AIADMK's R.Muthamilselvan and the principle opposition party DMK's N.Pugazhenthi.On the other hand, Nanguneri seat will see 12 candidates fighting it out though the main rivals are AIADMK's V.Narayanan and Congress candidate Ruby R...
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  • All dams in west inching up to full reservoir level All dams in west inching up to full reservoir level

    The reservoirs in Western parts of the state have already reached their brim and the Northeast monsoon which commenced last week is expected to bring heavy rains in the coming days. The comfortable...

  • Beedi fix: Time to target rural population Beedi fix: Time to target rural population

    The government should turn its attention to the beedi that is far more toxic and harmful than cigarettes.

  • Keen fight in Vikravandi, Nanguneri by-elections today Keen fight in Vikravandi, Nanguneri by-elections today

    Assembly constituencies Vikravandi in Villupuram district and Nanguneri in Tirunelveli district, are all set to go to the bypolls on Monday.

  • NHAI takes remedial measures to curb accidents NHAI takes remedial measures to curb accidents

    To end fatalities, 7 places have been identified along Tambaram-Tindivanam stretch

  • Harassed over fare, girl drags MTC crew to police station Harassed over fare, girl drags MTC crew to police station

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  • Oust ‘overstaying’ DMK men from Vikravandi: AIADMK to EC Oust ‘overstaying’ DMK men from Vikravandi: AIADMK to EC

    The AIADMK filed a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday, demanding action against the DMK functionaries for staying in Vikravandi constituency even after the completion of...

  • Kamaraj Nagar all set for polling Kamaraj Nagar all set for polling

    The stage has been set for a smooth conduct of the by-election to the Kamaraj Nagar Assembly constituency here on Monday.