Tamil Nadu Election

AIADMK wins all three seats, Jayalalithaa happy

Tamil Nadus ruling AIADMK won all the three assembly by-elections, with Chief Minister and party leader J. Jayalalithaa profusely thanking the voters.

Polling was held in Thirupparankundram, Aravakkurichi and Thanjavur on Saturday. While there were other parties in the fray, the contest was mainly between the AIADMK and the DMK.

In Aravakkurichi, AIADMK's V. Senthil Balaji defeated DMK's K.C. Palanisamy while at Thirupparankundram AIADMK's A.K. Bose defeated DMK's P. Saravanan.

In Thanjavur, the AIADMK's M. Rengasamy worsted DMK's Anjugam Bhoopathy.

The Thirupparankundram by-election was necessitated by the death of the AIADMK legislator, Seenivel.

In a statement, Jayalalithaa said the election victory while she was in hospital gave her limitless happiness and enthusiasm.

"With this it is proved again that people are on my side," Jayalalithaa said.

The 68-year-old AIADMK supremo was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals with fever and dehydration on September 22.

Following the three victories, the AIADMK's strength in the 234-member house goes up to 136 (including Speaker). The DMK has 89 members, the Congress eight and the Indian Union Muslim League one.

Tamil Nadu Civic Body Election Schedule 2016

Polling Date Counting
Oct 17, Oct 19
Oct 21

Tamilnadu Assembly Election Results 2016 (234):


In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's is to retain power. The AIADMK gained 134 of the 232 assembly seats, the DMK-Congress combine gained 98 seats. The AIADMK had 203 and DMK alliance had 31 members in the outgoing assembly.

As an AIADMK win appeared certain, boisterous celebrations erupted outside the residence of party leader and Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in Chennai.


Party Leadings Won
AIADMK - 134
DMK+ - 98
DMDK+ - -
PMK - -
NTK - -
BJP+ - -
Others - -
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Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Schedule 2016

Polling Date Counting
May 16
May 19

Here is the list of 234 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu:

Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Alandur ANBARASAN T.M.(96877) DMK
Alangudi MEYYANATHAN .SIVA .V(72992) DMK
Alangulam DR. POONGOTHAI ALADI ARUNA(88891) DMK
Ambasamudram R. MURUGAIAH PANDIAN(78555) AIADMK
Ambattur ALEXANDER V(94375) AIADMK
Ambur BALASUBRAMANI(79182) AIADMK
Anaikattu NANDAKUMAR A P(77058) DMK
Andipatti THANGATAMILSELVAM(103129) AIADMK
Anna Nagar MOHAN M.K.(72207) DMK
Anthiyur RAJAKRISHNAN.K.R(71575) AIADMK
Arakkonam RAVI S(68176) AIADMK
Arani RAMACHANDRAN S(94074) AIADMK
Aranthangi RATHINASABHAPATHY E(69905) AIADMK
Aravakurichi Election Postponed to June 13
Arcot ESWARAPPAN J L(84182) DMK
Ariyalur RAJENDRAN. S(88523) AIADMK
Aruppukkottai RAMACHANDRAN.K.K.S.S.R(81485) DMK
Athoor PERIYASAMY I(121738) DMK
Attur CHINNATHAMBI R M(82827) AIADMK
Avadi PANDIA RAJAN K(108064) AIADMK
Avanashi DHANAPAL P(93366) AIADMK
Bargur V.RAJENDRAN(80650) AIADMK
Bhavani KARUPPANAN K C(85748) AIADMK
Bhavanisagar ESWARAN.S(83006) AIADMK
Bhuvanagiri SARAVANAN DURAI K.(60554) DMK
Bodinayakanur O. PANNEERSELVAM(99531) AIADMK
Chengalpattu VARALAKSHMI.M(112675) DMK
Chengam GIRI .M.P(95939) DMK
Chepauk Thiruvallikeni J.ANBAZHAGAN(67982) DMK
Cheyyar MOHAN K(77766) AIADMK
Cheyyur ARASU R T(63446) DMK
Chidambaram PANDIAN K A(58543) AIADMK
Coimbatore North ARUN KUMAR P.R.G.(77540) AIADMK
Coimbatore South ARJUNAN @ AMMAN ARJUNAN K.(59788) AIADMK
Colachal PRINCE J.G.(67195) INC
Coonoor RAMU A.(61650) AIADMK
Cuddalore SAMPATH M C(70922) AIADMK
Cumbum S.T.K.JAKKAIYAN(91099) AIADMK
Dharapuram KALIMUTHU. V.S(83538) INC
Dharmapuri SUBRAMANI. P.(71056) DMK
Dindigul SREENIVASAN C(91413) AIADMK
Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar JAYALALITHAA J(97218) AIADMK
Edapaddi PALANISWAMI. K(98703) AIADMK
Egmore RAVICHANDRAN K.S(55060) DMK
Erode East THENNARASU K S(64879) AIADMK
Erode West RAMALINGAM K.V.(82297) AIADMK
Gandharvakottai ARUMUGAM.B(64043) AIADMK
Gangavalli MARUTHAMUTHU.A(74301) AIADMK
Gingee MASTHAN K S(88440) DMK
Gobichettipalayam SENGOTTAIYAN K.A(96177) AIADMK
Gudalur THIRAVIDAMANI M.(62128) DMK
Gudiyattam JAYANTHI PADMANABHAN .C(94689) AIADMK
Gummidipundi VIJAYAKUMAR K S(89332) AIADMK
Harbour SEKAR BABU P K(42071) DMK
Harur R.MURUGAN(64568) AIADMK
Hosur BALAKRISHNA REDDY P(89510) AIADMK
Jayankondam RAMAJEYALINGAM.J.K.N(75672) AIADMK
Jolarpet VEERAMANI.K.C.(82525) AIADMK
Kilvaithinankuppam LOGANATHAN.G(75612) AIADMK
Kadayanallur MUHAMMED ABUBACKER.K.A.M(70763) IUML
Kalasapakkam PANNEERSELVAM V(84394) AIADMK
Kallakurichi PRABHU A(90108) AIADMK
Kanchipuram C.V.M.P. EZHILARASAN(90533) DMK
Kangayam THANIYARASU U(83325) AIADMK
Kanyakumari AUSTIN. S(89023) DMK
Karaikudi RAMASAMY KR(93419) INC
Karur VIJAYABHASKAR .M.R(81936) AIADMK
Katpadi DURAIMURUGAN(90534) DMK
Kattumannarkoil MURUGUMARAN.N(48450) AIADMK
Kavundampalayam ARUKUTTY V.C.(110870) AIADMK
Killiyoor RAJESH KUMAR S(77356) INC
Kilpennathur PITCHANDI K(99070) DMK
Kilvelur MATHIVANAN.U(61999) DMK
Kinathukadavu SHANMUGAM A.(89042) AIADMK
Kolathur M.K.STALIN(91303) DMK
Kovilpati C. KADAMBUR RAJU(64514) AIADMK
Krishnagiri SENGUTTUVAN.T(87637) DMK
Krishnarayapuram GEETHA M.(83977) AIADMK
Kulithalai RAMAR .E(89923) DMK
Kumarapalayam THANGAMANI P(103032) AIADMK
Kumbakonam G.ANBALAGAN(85048) DMK
Kunnam R.T.RAMACHANDRAN(78218) AIADMK
Kurinjipadi PANNEERSELVAM MRK(82864) DMK
Lalgudi SOUNDARAPANDIAN A(77946) DMK
Madathukulam JAYARAMAKRISHNAN R(76619) DMK
Madavaram SUDHARSANAM S(122082) DMK
Madurai Central PALANIVEL THIAGARAJAN(64662) DMK
Madurai East MOORTHY P(108569) DMK
Madurai North RAJAN CHELLAPPA V.V.(70460) AIADMK
Madurai South SARAVANAN .S.S.(62683) AIADMK/td>
Madurai West RAJU K(82529) AIADMK
Madurantakam S.PUGAZHENTHI(73693) DMK
Maduravoyal BENJAMIN P(99739) AIADMK
Mailam MASILAMANI R(MASILAMANI R) DMK
Manachanallur PARAMESWARI. M(83083) AIADMK
Manamadurai MARIAPPANKENNADY S(89893) AIADMK
Manapaarai CHANDRASEKAR R(91399) AIADMK
Mannargudi RAJAA.T.R.B(91137) DMK
Mayiladuthurai RATHAKRISHNAN.V(70949) AIADMK
Melur PERIYAPULLAN @ SELVAM P(88909) AIADMK
Mettuppalayam CHINNARAJ.O.K(93595) AIADMK
Mettur SEMMALAI.S(72751) AIADMK
Modakkurichi SIVASUBRAMANI V.P.(77067) AIADMK
Mudhukulathur S.PANDI(94946) INC
Musiri SELVARASU M(89398) AIADMK
Mylapore NATARAJ R(68176) AIADMK
Nagapattinam THAMIMUN ANSARI.M(64903) AIADMK
Nagercoil SURESH RAJAN N(67369) DMK
Namakkal BASKAR. K.P.P(89076) AIADMK
Nanguneri VASANTHAKUMAR. H(74932) INC
Nannilam KAMARAJ. R(100918) AIADMK
Natham ANDI AMBALAM M.A(93822) DMK
Neyveli SABA.RAJENDRAN(54299) DMK
Nilakkottai THANGATHURAI R(85507) AIADMK
Oddanchatram SAKKARAPANI R(121715) DMK
Omalur VETRIVEL.S(89169) AIADMK
Orathanadu RAMCHANDRAN. M(84378) DMK
Ottapidaram SUNDARARAJ.R(65071) AIADMK
Padmanabhapuram MANO THANGARAJ T(76249) DMK
Palacodu ANBALAGAN. K.P.(76143) AIADMK
Palani SENTHILKUMAR I P(100045) DMK
Palayamkottai MOHIDEEN KHANT.P.M(67463) DMK
Palladam NATARAJAN. A(111866) AIADMK
Pallavaram KARUNANITHI.I(112891) DMK
Panruti SATHYA.P(72353) AIADMK
Papanasam DORAIKKANNU .R(82614) AIADMK
Pappireddippatti PALANIYAPPAN. P(74234) AIADMK
Paramakudi MUTHIAH.S.DR(79254) AIADMK
Paramathi Velur MOORTHIY K S(74418) DMK
Pattukkottai SEKAR. V(70631) AIADMK
Pennagaram INBASEKARAN. P.N.P.(76848) DMK
Perambalur R.THAMIZHSELVAN(101073 AIADMK
Perambur P VETRIVEL(79974) AIADMK
Peravurani GOVINDARASU M(73908) AIADMK
Periyakkulam KATHIRKAMU.K(90599) AIADMK
Perundurai VENKATACHALAM.N.D(80292 AIADMK
Pollachi POLLACHI V JAYARAMAN(78553) AIADMK
Polur SEKARAN.K.V(66588) DMK
Ponneri BALARAMAN P(95979) AIADMK
Poompuhar PAVUNRAJ.S(87666) AIADMK
Poonamallee ELUMALAI T A(103952) DMK
Pudukkottai PERIYANNAN ARASSU(66739) DMK
Radhapuram I.S.INBADURAI(69590) AIADMK
Rajapalayam THANGAPPANDIAN. S.(74787) DMK
Ramanathapuram MANIKANDAN.M(89365) AIADMK
Ranipet GANDHI.R(81724) DMK
Rasipuram SAROJA V. DR(86901) AIADMK
Rishivandiyam KARTHIKEYAN.K(92607) DMK
Royapuram JAYAKUMAR D(55205) AIADMK
Saidapet SUBRAMANIAN.MA(79279) DMK
Salem North RAJENDRAN.R(86583) DMK
Salem South SAKTHIVEL A B(101696) AIADMK
Salem West VENKATACHALAM.G(80755) AIADMK
Sankarankovil RAJALAKSHMI M(78751) AIADMK
Sankarapuram UDHAYASURIYAN.T(90920) DMK
Sankari RAJA.S(96202) AIADMK
Sattur SUBRAMANIAN S.G.(71513 AIADMK
Senthamangalam CHANDRASEKARAN C(91339) AIADMK
Sholavandan MANICKAM K(87044) AIADMK
Sholinganallur ARAVIND RAMESH S(147014) DMK
Sholingur PARTHIBAN.N.G AIADMK
Singanallur KARTHIK N.(75459) DMK
Sirkazhi BHARATHI.P.V(76487) AIADMK
Sivagangai BASKARAN.G(81697) AIADMK
Sivakasi RAJENTHRABHALAJI K.T(76734) AIADMK
Sriperumbudur PALANI.K(101001) AIADMK
Srirangam VALARMATHI.S(108400) AIADMK
Srivaikuntam SHANMUGANATHAN S.P(65198) AIADMK
Srivilliputhur CHANDRA PRABHA. M(88103) AIADMK
Sulur KANAGARAJ R.(100977) AIADMK
Theyagaraya Nagar SATHYANARAYANAN.B(53207) AIADMK
Tambaram S R RAJA(101835) DMK
Tenkasi SELVAMOHANDAS PANDIAN S(86339) AIADMK
Thalli PRAKAASH Y.(74429) DMK
Thanjavur Election Postponed to June 13
Thiru Vi Ka Nagar SIVAKUMAR P(61744) DMK
Thirumangalam UDHAYAKUMAR.R.B(95864) AIADMK
Thirumayam REGUPATHY S(72373) DMK
Thiruparankundram SEENIVEL S M(93453) AIADMK
Thiruporur KOTHANDAPANI. M(70215) AIADMK
Thiruthuraipoondi ADALARASAN. P(72127) DMK
Thiruvaiyaru DURAI.CHANDRASEKARAN(100043) DMK
Thiruvallur RAAJENDRAN V G(80473) DMK
Thiruvarur KARUNANIDHI .M(121473) DMK
Thiruverumbur ANBIL MAHESH POYYAMOZHI(85950) DMK
Thiruvidaimarudur CHEZHIAAN.GOVI(77538) DMK
Thiruvottiyur SAMY.K.P.P(82205) DMK
Thondamuthur VELUMANI S.P.(109519) AIADMK
Thoothukkudi GEETHA JEEVAN P(88045) DMK
Thousand Lights SELVAM KU. KA(61726) DMK
Thuraiyur STALINKUMAR .S(81444) DMK
Tindivanam SEETHAPATHY P(61879) DMK
Tiruchendur ANITHA R RADHAKRISHNAN(88357) DMK
Tiruchengodu SARASWATHI PON(73103) AIADMK
Tiruchirapalli East NATARAJAN .N.(79938) AIADMK
Tiruchirapalli West NEHRU.K.N(92049) DMK
Tiruchuli THANGAM THENARASU T.(89927) DMK
Tirukkoyilur PONMUDY K(93837) DMK
Tirunelveli LAKSHMANAN A.L.S.(81761) DMK
Tirupathur NALLATHAMBI. A(80791) DMK
Tiruppattur PERIAKARUPPAN KR(110719) DMK
Tiruppur North VIJAYAKUMAR KN(106717) AIADMK
Tiruppur South GUNASEKARAN S(73351) AIADMK
Tiruttani NARASIMHAN P M(93045) AIADMK
Tiruvadanai KARUNAAS(76786) AIADMK
Tiruvannamalai VELU E.V.(116484) DMK
Tittakudi GANESAN V(65139) DMK
Udhagamandalam GANESH R.(67747) INC
Udumalpet RADHAKRISHNAN K(81817) AIADMK
Ulundurpettai KUMARAGURU R.(81973) AIADMK
Usilampatti NEETHIPATHI P(106349) AIADMK
Uthangarai N.MANORANJITHAM(69980) AIADMK
Uthiramerur SUNDAR.K(85513) DMK
Valparai KASTHURI VASU V.(69980) AIADMK
Vandavasi AMBETHKUMAR S(80206) DMK
Vaniyambadi NILOFER(69588) AIADMK
Vanur CHAKRAPANI M(64167) AIADMK
Vasudevanallur MANOHARAN A(73904) AIADMK
Vedaranyam MANIAN.O.S(60836) AIADMK
Vedasandur PARAMASIVAM V.P.B(97555) AIADMK
Veerapandi MANONMANI.P(94792) AIADMK
Velachery VAGAI CHANDERASEKAR(70139) DMK
Vellore KARTHIKEYAN(88264) DMK
Veppanahalli MURUGAN P(88952) DMK
Vikravandi RATHAMANI.K(63757) DMK
Vilathikulam UMA MAHESWARI K(71496) AIADMK
Vilavancode VIJAYADHARANI S(68789) INC
Villivakkam B. RANGANATHAN(65972) DMK
Villupuram SHANMUGAM C VE(69421) AIADMK
Viralimalai VIJAYA BASKAR C(84701) AIADMK
Virudhunagar SEENIVASAN A.R.R(65499) DMK
Virugambakkam V.N.VIRUGAI RAVI(65979) AIADMK
Vriddhachalam KALAISELVAN V T(72611) AIADMK
Yercaud CHITRA.G(100562) AIADMK

There are over 5.79 crore voters in the electoral rolls in Tamil Nadu which has a population of 72,147,030. There are 14,438,445 people (20.01 %) belongs to Scheduled Castes (SC). There are 794,697 people (1.10 %) belongs to Scheduled tribes (ST), other Backward Classes (OBCs) form 68% of Tamil Nadu population.

As per the religious census of 2011, Tamil Nadu had 87.6% Hindus, 5.9% Muslims, 6.1% Christians, 0.1% Jains and 0.3% following other religions or no religion.

The two major political parties in Tamil Nadu are DMK (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) and the AIADMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam). The AIADMK is current ruling party in the state with J.Jayalalitha as the Chief Minister. Since 1967, Dravidian parties began to dominate state politics with DMK being the first Dravidian party to come to power in 1967, and remained in power till 1977. The Indian National Congress that dominated the state politics from 1947 to 1967.

Tamil Nadu is the 11th largest state in terms of area and seventh most populous state in India. It is ranked 6th in India in Human Development Index (HDI) 2011, and the second largest economy in the country.

The state has 39 directly elected members in the Lok Sabha and 18 indirectly elected members in the Rajya Sabha in Parliament.

Out of 39 parliamentary constituencies, 7 are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.

Regular elections are held for the state assembly and Lok Sabha seats. Apart from these, the state conducts elections for the local bodies including 10 urban municipal corporations, municipalities and town Panchayats.



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Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections News

Brisk polling in four assembly seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   4:28 pm
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Brisk polling was witnessed in the three Tamil Nadu assembly constituencies of Thirupparankundram, Aravakkurichi and Thanjavur for which voting began at 7 a.m. on Saturday. View More..

Polling begins for bypolls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   7:22 am
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) The polling for three Tamil Nadu assembly constituencies -- Thirupparankundram, Aravakkurichi and Thanjavur -- and the lone Nellithope constituency in Puducherry began at 7 a.m. on Saturday. View More..

All set for assembly bypolls in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

    Updated On : Nov 18,2016   6:34 pm
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) Three Tamil Nadu assembly constituencies -- Thirupparankundram, Aravakkurichi and Thanjavur -- are all set for by-elections on Saturday as is the lone Nellithope constituency in Puducherry. View More..

Stalin says Jayalalithaa unsympathetic to peoples' woes

    Updated On : Nov 14,2016   12:12 pm
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) DMK's M.K. Stalin, Leader of Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly, on Monday criticised Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for not expressing even words of comfort to people suffering cash crunch but focussing on their votes instead. View More..

Centre puts on hold decision on Kerala dam

    Updated On : Nov 02,2016   12:32 pm
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) The central government has stopped Kerala from carrying on activities to build a dam across Siruvani river, the Tamil Nadu government said on Wednesday. View More..

DMK's meet on Cauvery ignored by AIADMK, others

    Updated On : Oct 25,2016   2:20 pm
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Tuesday presided over an "all-party meeting" to discuss the Cauvery issue but most major parties in the state gave it a miss. View More..

VIPs continue to visit Apollo Hospitals to enquire about Jayalalithaa

    Updated On : Oct 15,2016   12:00 am
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) VIPs from all over continued to visit the Apollo Hospital here to enquiring about the health condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, who has admitted there of treatment on September 22. View More..

VIPs continue to visit Apollo Hospital to enquire about Jayalalithaa

    Updated On : Oct 14,2016   11:20 pm
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) VIPs from all over continued to visit the Apollo Hospital here to enquiring about the health condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, who has admitted there of treatment on September 22. View More..

Maharashtra Governor sworn in as Tamil Nadu's acting Governor

    Updated On : Sep 02,2016   10:52 pm
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao on Friday was sworn in as the acting Governor of Tamil Nadu as the tenure of K. Rosaiah ended on August 31. View More..

Don't allow Kerala, Karnataka projects on Cauvery, TN urges Centre

    Updated On : Sep 02,2016   5:56 pm
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly on Friday unanimously urged the central government not to accept recommendations for conducting an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a dam across Siruvani river in Kerala. View More..

No stay against suspension of DMK lawmakers

    Updated On : Aug 22,2016   1:00 pm
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal against the suspension of DMK legislators for a week but declined to stay the ruling. View More..

DMK holds mock assembly session, approaches court

    Updated On : Aug 19,2016   4:52 pm
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Suspended DMK legislators on Friday held a mock assembly session outside the Tamil Nadu secretariat building, even as the state legislature was in session, to protest against the suspension of 80 of its 89 lawmakers from the house for a week. View More..

DMK members' suspension will not be revoked: TN Speaker

    Updated On : Aug 18,2016   2:28 pm
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The one-week suspension of DMK legislators from the Tamil Nadu assembly will not be revoked, Speaker P. Dhanapal said on Thursday. View More..

DMK members suspended from Tamil Nadu assembly for week

    Updated On : Aug 17,2016   4:14 pm
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal on Wednesday suspended all the opposition DMK members for a week following bedlam in the house. View More..

Jayalalithaa asks DMK to clarify stand on Katchatheevu

    Updated On : Jun 20,2016   4:08 pm
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday asked DMK leader M.K. Stalin to clarify his party's stand with regard to ceding of Katchatheevu island to Sri Lanka. View More..

Congress nominates Chidambaram, Sibal, Jairam for Rajya Sabha

    Updated On : May 28,2016   10:36 pm
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday named former union ministers P. Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Jairam Ramesh, Ambika Soni and Oscar Fernandes as its candidates for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha. View More..

Chidambaram, Sibal, Jairam Congress nominees for Rajya Sabha

    Updated On : May 28,2016   4:16 pm
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday named former union ministers P. Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Jairam Ramesh, Ambika Soni and Oscar Fernandes as its candidates for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha. View More..

Stalin elected as DMK's leader in assembly

    Updated On : May 24,2016   5:06 pm
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) DMK treasurer M.K.Stalin was elected as the leader of the legislature party in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Monday, the party said. View More..

Jayalalithaa sworn in for 6th term as TN chief minister

    Updated On : May 23,2016   12:52 pm
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, 68, was on Monday sworn in for the sixth time as the Tamil Nadu chief minister in a packed hall in Madras University as thousands lined up on the roads outside. View More..

DMDK likely to lose recognition as state party

    Updated On : May 20,2016   6:50 pm
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) The DMDK floated by actor-turned-politician A. Vijaykant is expected to lose recognition as a "state party" as it polled less than six percent votes in the Tamil Nadu assembly election. View More..