Archive for the Elections 2014 Category

May 17, 2014

AIADMK’s Dr. J. Jayavardhan elected MP of Chennai South

 AIADMK’s Dr. J. Jayavardhan elected MP of Chennai South

Chennai South has a new Member of Parliament – Dr. J. Jayavardhan of the AIADMK party. He is a resident of the Mylapore area which falls under Chennai South. He was declared elected on May 16 after counting of votes […]

May 13, 2014

Heavy security inside QMC where voting machines are stored

Queen Mary’s College is abuzz now. One side of the sprawling campus is abuzz with girls who are streaming in to buy and file application forms as they seek admission to the undergrad courses at this government women’s college. The buzz […]

April 24, 2014

Polling day; brisk in the morning, dull in the evening

Polling day; brisk in the morning, dull in the evening

It started briskly and faded much before the close. That is how polling in General Elections 2014 may well be described in the Mylapore neighbourhood. Most parts of this area falls under Chennai South, with a sliver on the west […]

April 23, 2014

Polling booths being prepared for Thursday

Polling booths being prepared for Thursday

Work is in full swing at all the polling booths in this neighbourhood to ready for the election day, April 24. Since this morning, in R. A. Puram and Abhiramapuram, in Mandaveli and in Alwarpet workers were seen erecting poles […]

April 22, 2014

Karunanidhi stops at kuppams on final day of electioneering

Karunanidhi stops at kuppams on final day of electioneering

As the final hours of election campaigning tick by on Tuesday, April 22 party leaders are on a electric electioneering spree. This afternoon, DMK leader M. Karunanidhi continued his whirlwind tour of the city and toured the Chennai South constituency. […]

April 22, 2014

Elections 2014: Polling booths getting ready

Elections 2014: Polling booths getting ready

Work has begun at state-run schools, small private halls and government spaces to create the polling booths required for voting on April 24. Workers have begun dropping off casuarina poles, metal sheets and furniture required by officials and staff on election […]

April 22, 2014

Cadres start issuing vote slips to houses; got yours?

Cadres of political parties have begun distributing voting slips door to door since the weekend. These slips carry your name, address and number on the electoral rolls and your photo too, if that has been updated. The slip helps you and […]

April 19, 2014

Jayalalithaa to campaign for AIADMK’s Chennai South candidate but no local meetings planned

Chief minister J Jayalalithaa is expected to tour the city as part of the AIADMK party’s election campaign from April 19 onwards. She is expected to address meetings at various places for her party’s candidates.

April 16, 2014

Elections 2014: AAP holds public meeting at ‘Mangolai’

Elections 2014: AAP holds public meeting at 'Mangolai'

The Aam Admi Party (AAP) held a public meeting at Mylapore’s favourite public space – Mangolai – on Wednesday evening (April 16)  as part of its election campaign in this area. AAP’s candidate Jahir Hussain is contesting in Chennai South. […]

April 14, 2014

Chennai South candidates attend face-to-face meet

Chennai South candidates attend face-to-face meet

Over 100 people attended a meeting held in Mylapore on Sunday morning organized to listen to the candidates of Chennai South contusing the General Elections due on April 24. Held at a hall at P. S. High School campus, the […]

April 11, 2014

South Chennai candidates to speak at public meet on Sunday

The Rajaji Centre for Public Affairs is organising a meeting on Parliamentary Elections-2014 on April 13 at 10.30 a.m. in Mylapore. South Chennai constituency candidates, political party leaders and representatives will address the public. At P. S. High School, R.K.Mutt […]

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