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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 […]

August 8, 2018

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

Quiet Wednesday morning as city mourns death of Karunanidhi

It has been quiet and peaceful in the Mylapore neighbourhood this Wednesday morning as the city and state observe a day of mourning for DMK leader M. Karunanidhi who passed away on Tuesday evening. The walkers and fitness enthusiasts who […]

August 7, 2018

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

DMK chief M. Karunanidhi passes away in Alwarpet hospital, neighbourhood shuts down

6.10 p.m. That is when the world was officially told that DMK leader M. Karunaidhi had passed away at the Kauvery Hospital off TTK Road, Alwarpet. Less than 24 hours after the hospital said that the DMK leader’s condition was […]

July 12, 2018

Kamalhassan hoists party flag outside his Alwarpet office

Kamalhassan hoists party flag outside his Alwarpet office

Outside his Eldams Road office of Makkal Needhi Maiam party ( Alwarpet junction) this noon, actor politician Kamlahassan hoisted the party flag on a post this noon. Over 400 people had gathered around a podium that was set up on […]

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