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September 19, 2019

BJP cadres clean Chitrakulam zone as part of Swaach Bharat campaign

BJP cadres clean Chitrakulam zone as part of Swaach Bharat campaign

Members of the BJP party in Mylapore undertook a Swaach Bharat effort on Sunday last as they marked the birtjday of prime minister Narendra Modi. Lakshmi Suresh, vice-president of the party’s women wing, a former councillor and a Mylapore resident […]

June 21, 2019

Water crisis: local DMK party cadres stage protest in Alwarpet

Cadres of the DMK party held a short demonstration in front of the zonal Metro Water office on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet. They were raising issues related to the water crisis. A posse of local policemen secured the place […]

May 30, 2019

In Mandaveli, BJP supporters celebrate Modi’s swearing-in

In Mandaveli, BJP supporters celebrate Modi's swearing-in

On May 30 evening, BJP party cadres celebrated the swearing-in of prime minister Narendra Modi at South Canal Bank Road, Mandaveli. Modi was sworn in as prime Minister for the second term at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi after the BJP’s […]

March 16, 2019

Elections 2019: DMK will contest in South Chennai

The DMK party has decided to contest in the South Chennai constituency in the Lok Sabha elections. This was made known on Friday when it released a list of the places from which it and its allies would contest from. […]

March 13, 2019

Elections 2019: AIADMK keeps South Chennai, candidate could be named by weekend

The AIADMK is said to have told BJP, its ally that it will not part with the South Chennai seat which it holds now. And the buzz is that the BJP has given upon its demand. This means that the […]

March 13, 2019

Elections 2019: Makkal Needhi Maiam party begins interviewing applicants

Elections 2019: Makkal Needhi Maiam party begins interviewing applicants

Over 1000 people are said to have applied to the Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) for a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections in April – May 2019. MNM party is founded and led by actor politician Kamalhassan. Over the […]

March 12, 2019

Elections 2019: political posters, graffiti removed

Elections 2019: political posters, graffiti removed

The walls which run on the south side of Greenways Road in R A Puram are stark. All the huge posters of the AIADMK have been removed – to respect the poll conduct rules that came into play on Sunday […]

March 9, 2019

Lok Sabha elections / South Chennai: Intense demands from all parties for its candidates

There is intense competition for a ticket to contest in the south Chennai Lok Sabha constituency, a prestigious ones for many years now. We learn that the AIADMK is keen to contest here and that sitting MP, Dr J. Jayavardhan […]

March 7, 2019

Lok Sabha 2019 poll: the buzz in South Chennai constituency begins

Lok Sabha 2019 poll: the buzz in South Chennai constituency begins

As the election fever slowly rises in the lead=up to the Lok Sabha elections due in about two months, South Chennai constituency seems to head to some hard demands and plans by candidates who are eyeing what is seen to […]

February 28, 2019

Public walls used by political parties get ‘booked’ for Lok Sabha poll

Public and private walls are being ‘booked’ by political parties for messaging for the forthcoming elections to Lok Sabha. The entire stretch of the wall on both sides of the Adyar bridge in R A Puram has been whitewashed and […]

February 20, 2019

Local area becomes theatre on eve of Lok Sabha poll

The neighbourhood became a theatre of meets, talks and deals for political parties in the run-up to Lok Sabha elections on two occasions recently. Last evening, the AIADMK, BJP and PMK formally sealed an alliance for the poll on seat […]

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