2016 Tamil-nadu-assembly-election

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SC asks sacked AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa to join probe in criminal cases against her
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SC asks sacked AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa to join probe in criminal cases against her

Supreme Court on Monday asked expelled AIADMK Rajya Sabha member L Sasikala Pushpa to join the probe into two criminal cases of alleged sexual harassment of her family maids and forging of documents in her anticipatory bail petition lodged by the Tamil Nadu police.

Madras HC disposes petitions to disqualify candidates in Aravakurichi, Thanjavur
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Madras HC disposes petitions to disqualify candidates in Aravakurichi, Thanjavur

The Madras HC disposed petitions seeking to disqualify candidates who indulged in bribery in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur, where elections had been cancelled

In a first, EC cancels polls for two TN Assembly seats citing 'unconducive environment'
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In a first, EC cancels polls for two TN Assembly seats citing 'unconducive environment'

The Election Commission on Saturday decided to rescind the notification and conduct polls afresh "in due course of time" to two Tamil Nadu Assembly seats following evidence of use of money to influence voters.

Quest for maximum polls fought record goes on for election king
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Quest for maximum polls fought record goes on for election king

Salem- based K Padmarajan has lost an election for the 174th time. He was contesting against DMDK’s Vijayakanth from Ulundurpet and S Semmalai from Mettur.

DMDK may lose party status; vote share down to 2.4 per cent in 2016 polls
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DMDK may lose party status; vote share down to 2.4 per cent in 2016 polls

DMDK has failed to meet the requirement of having secured eight per cent of total votes both in the last Lok Sabha elections or Assembly polls.

Jayalalithaa does an MGR on Karunanidhi, banishes him from power for a decade
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Jayalalithaa does an MGR on Karunanidhi, banishes him from power for a decade

Besides the AIADMK and DMK fronts, there were three more players in the fray this time.

A sense of dèja vu: How TV election analysis errs time and time again
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A sense of dèja vu: How TV election analysis errs time and time again

Thursday's television analysis repeated four fatal errors of election analysis that I have seen (and sometimes participated in, I'm ashamed to say) over the past two decades

Jayalalithaa breaks 32-year old jinx: AIADMK retains Tamil Nadu
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Jayalalithaa breaks 32-year old jinx: AIADMK retains Tamil Nadu

The visuals of a long queue of people greeting J Jayalalithaa with floral bouquets defined the day for Tamil Nadu on Thursday.

Tamil Nadu is the only surprise in otherwise predictable electoral outcomes
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Tamil Nadu is the only surprise in otherwise predictable electoral outcomes

The electoral outcomes in three states – Assam, West Bengal and Kerala – have gone on expected lines, but Tamil Nadu sprung a surprise.

BJP corrects its past mistakes: Congress-mukt Bharat within reach
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BJP corrects its past mistakes: Congress-mukt Bharat within reach

The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.

Amma wave: Jaya proves exit polls wrong, set for consecutive term as Tamil Nadu CM
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Amma wave: Jaya proves exit polls wrong, set for consecutive term as Tamil Nadu CM

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa is all set to retain power. This is the first time in 32 years that an incumbent CM has returned to power.

'We lost because of the Congress': Who said what after Assembly election results
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'We lost because of the Congress': Who said what after Assembly election results

As votes were being counted on Thursday and results started trickling in, scores of congratulatory messages started trickling in from political parties and leaders.

Tamil Nadu: Tracing Jayalalithaa's journey from starlet to chief minister
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Tamil Nadu: Tracing Jayalalithaa's journey from starlet to chief minister

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa has cemented her image as a fighter despite challenges that haunted her in the form of corruption cases.

Chennai: AIADMK office celebrates as Jayalalithaa looks at second term as CM
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Chennai: AIADMK office celebrates as Jayalalithaa looks at second term as CM

According to latest trends, the ruling AIADMK is leading in 139 seats, while the DMK-led front in 90 seats, in the TN Assembly Election 2016

Tamil Nadu polls: EC sets up team to look into Aravakurichi, Thanjavur malpractices
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Tamil Nadu polls: EC sets up team to look into Aravakurichi, Thanjavur malpractices

The Election Commission has set up a four-member team to look into alleged malpractices in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies

Stalin's mimicry to Vijayakanth's jibe: Here are the standout quotes from Tamil Nadu polls
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Stalin's mimicry to Vijayakanth's jibe: Here are the standout quotes from Tamil Nadu polls

Here are the quotable quotes of politicians during the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.

Exit polls show that AIADMK and UDF have some serious thinking to do
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Exit polls show that AIADMK and UDF have some serious thinking to do

The results of the exit polls in both in Kerala and TN aren’t surprising because they follow the historical trend of alternating governments and the unavoidable burden of anti-incumbency.

Voter turnout in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry less than 2011 polls: EC
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Voter turnout in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry less than 2011 polls: EC

The percentage of voter turnout in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is likely to go up as the figures were not final.

Exit polls: BJP to end Gogoi's rule in Assam, Mamata to win Bengal, limbo in TN
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Exit polls: BJP to end Gogoi's rule in Assam, Mamata to win Bengal, limbo in TN

Exit polls are divided over Tamil Nadu but predict that BJP will win Assam, the Left Kerala, the DMK Puducherry, and TMC West Bengal

Live: Exit polls predict Congress loss in Assam, TMC victory in Bengal
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Live: Exit polls predict Congress loss in Assam, TMC victory in Bengal

Just ahead of the actual counting on 19 May, the country is now glued to the exit polls.