Archive for the Elections 2016 Category

May 19, 2016

AIADMK’s R. Natraj is new MLA of Mylapore

AIADMK's R. Natraj is new MLA of Mylapore

The AIADMK’s R Natraj comfortably won the election from the Mylapore constituency in elections held on May 16 to the TN stage Assembly. Counting of votes was held on May 19. The former head of TN police who joined the […]

May 19, 2016

Mylapore votes will be counted at Engg. College campus today

On the morning of the counting of votes polled in the election to the state Assembly, much of Mylapore was quiet as the neighborhood woke up to a morning when the rain had stopped. The buzz will be inside the […]

May 16, 2016

Quiet end to polling in Mylapore area

Quiet end to polling in Mylapore area

As polling closed this evening in the booths in the Mylapore area as it did across the state, it signaled the end of a very peaceful polling day. There were few people at the booths after 5 p.m. and this […]

May 16, 2016

More than 450 people have cast their vote at Ranga Road polling booth

More than 450 people have cast their vote at Ranga Road polling booth

At Venkataramana Primary School at Ranga Road, Mylapore, voters have been steadily streaming in since 7 a.m. Three booths – Nos. 48, 49 and 50 are located inside the school. As of 9.30 a.m, the police official at the entrance […]

May 16, 2016

Slow start to polling at Mylapore booths

Slow start to polling at Mylapore booths

It seems to be a slow start to polling in the neighborhood as we made our first round of the area since 7 a.m. Many seniors got to the booths early and were sene in the queue at 7 a.m. […]

May 15, 2016

Final preparations on at local polling booths

Final preparations on at local polling booths

At all local area polling booths, staff and police are giving the final touches and making sure everything is in place for the voting day, May 16. Booths will open on Monday at 7 a.m. The first photo here ¬†shows […]

May 15, 2016

Auto driver waives fee to campaign for Mylapore candidate S. Sheela

Auto driver waives fee to campaign for Mylapore candidate S. Sheela

This auto was seen doing the rounds of Madha Church Road, Mandavelipakkam yesterday afternoon (May 14)- on the last day of campaigning. The driver M. Anandhkumar, who has been campaigning for Mylapore S. Sheela for the past week has been […]

May 15, 2016

Final touches to poll booths; postal ballot process on today

Final touches to poll booths; postal ballot process on today

All neighbourhood polling booths were scenes of hectic activity since this morning as the final touches were being given to the infrastructure here. Fans, tables and chairs were being set up – extra care is being taken after the EC […]

May 13, 2016

Booth slips not delivered will be kept at polling booth of your area

If you have not received the polling booth slips at home you don’t have to fret. Election Commission officers say that the slips not delivered at home will be available at the booths and these can be used to cast […]

May 12, 2016

BJP hosts election meeting at Mangollai, Rajnath Singh attends

BJP hosts election meeting at Mangollai, Rajnath Singh attends

“Tamil Nadu has had two Dravidian parties in power the past fifty years. Both say they are the only alternatives. Now, the BJP is the third alternative,” said union minister Rajnath Singh at a public election meeting held Thursday evening […]

May 11, 2016

Jayalalithaa breezes into Mylapore on her city campaign trail

Jayalalithaa breezes into Mylapore on her city campaign trail

A whole lot of Mylaporeans got into excitement mode on Wednesday evening as AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa breezed in and out of this neighborhood’s heartland as she hit her city campaign trail. The mada streets off Sri Kapali Temple were […]

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