May 23, 2016 at 15:16 | Source: PTI
Immediately after being sworn in, Jayalalithaa drove to Fort St George where the Secretariat is located and signed five files to fulfil five of her electoral promises, as mentioned in her party manifesto.
May 23, 2016 at 10:44 | Source: NEWS18.com
J Jayalalithaa will be sworn in for a second consecutive tenure along with 28 ministers. Jayalalithaa will be starting her fourth term in office. Earlier, she was the Chief Minister of the state from 1991 to 1996, the second term was between 2001-06 and third from 2011-16.
May 19, 2016 at 14:32 | Source: PTI
"This election has upheld true democracy shattering to pieces the campaign of lies of DMK. This election has put a permanent full stop to the family rule," she said in a statement as her party forged ahead in the counting of votes polled in the May 16 Assembly elections.
May 19, 2016 at 12:34 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Chennai-based Sun TV owned by Kalanithi Maran (grandnephew of DMK President M Karunanidhi) had jumped 11 percent on Tuesday as most exit polls had predicted that the DMK-Congress alliance may win the state elections in Tamil Nadu.
May 19, 2016 at 11:36 | Source: NEWS18.com
Jayalalithaa has bucked Tamil Nadu's trend of voting out a party after every five years. Except her mentor MG Ramachandran, nobody has done that in the last 30 years. She has also returned to power for the fourth term since 1991.
May 19, 2016 at 08:23 | Source: NEWS18.com
A win for DMK will help the Congress remain relevant in state politics. The 92-year-old five-time chief minister M Karunanidhi may once again become the chief minister delegating all his powers to MK Stalin.
May 18, 2016 at 17:08 | Source: PTI
During Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry, BJP was the most discussed political party while West Bengal ChiefMinister Mamata Banerjee the most talked about political leader on Facebook
May 16, 2016 at 07:30 | Source: PTI
Though Tamil Nadu has 234 assembly seats across 32 districts, polling is being held only for 232 as the Election Commission has postponed it for May 23 in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur segments following complaints of voters being bribed.
May 09, 2016 at 07:28 | Source: PTI
"There was corruption in coal (block allocation), in 2G and 3G. In 2G and 3G scams, big people are present here in Tamil Nadu who indulged in so much corruption. The entire country knows about it," he said apparently referring to top DMK leaders Kanimozhi, daughter of the party supremo M Karunanidhi, A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran.
Apr 27, 2016 at 21:54 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The election trail in Tamil Nadu is heating up, with the DMK and AIADMK taking pot-shots at each other on a regular basis.