DMK won 133 seats and along with allies, including Congress, garnered a total of 159 constituencies in the 234-member Assembly
Stalin is the son of former chief minister late M Karunanidhi. Stalin started his political career early and won for the first time from Thousand Light constituency in Chennai in 1989.
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Edappadi K Palaniswamy profile: AIADMK leader records hatrick win
Palaniswami polled 1,63,154 votes while his closest rival DMK's T Sampathkumar secured 69,352 votes
DMK urges EC to insist only on one dose of vaccine, withdraw order mandating PPE kits for counting agents
DMK's organisation secretary RS Bharathi said that wearing PE kits in the scorching heat for 14 to 16 hours was practically not possible for the counting agents
Udhayanidhi Stalin tweeted in praise of Dhanush's new film Karnan, but also pointed out a historical inaccuracy regarding the 1995 Kodiyankulam riots.
All major political parties in Tamil Nadu have promised complete ban on liquor in their manifestos. Firstpost visited liquor stores (operated by government owned TASMAC) around Chennai to talk to people about how feasible this promise is.
Chennai voters talk about different manifesto promises of AIADMK and DMK. They highlight the glaring gap between promises made by political parties and the ground reality.
Puducherry Election 2021: UT registers 81.64% polling as Congress-led SDA locks horns with NDA in bid to regain turf
Yanam registered the highest polling percentage of 91.27 percent and the Mahe region recorded the lowest turnout at 73.53 percent. Polling was by and large peaceful
Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: Over 71% vote across state, Chennai sees 55% polling; AIADMK, DMK accuse each other of 'attacks'
While the polls were largely peaceful, sporadic, poll-related incidents were reported from a couple of places, reports said
Assembly Election 2021 Updates: Days after testing COVID-19 positive, DMK's Kanimozhi dons PPE suit to cast vote in Chennai
Assembly Election 2021 LIVE Updates: The Election Commission has said that the polling was conducted peacefully in all four states and one Union Territory.
Assembly Elections 2021: Sporadic violence marks voting in Kerala, Bengal; polling largely peaceful in TN, Assam, Puducherry
ECI said that elections remained largely peaceful in all states. However, media reports confirmed sporadic spurts of violence in West Bengal where some candidates of the ruling TMC were allegedly attacked by BJP cadres
Assembly Election 2021 voting percentage LIVE Updates: Phase 3 concludes with over 82% polling in Assam at 7 pm; Tamil Nadu sees 65.11% turnout
Assembly Election 2021 voting percentage LIVE Updates: At 7 pm, polling was 78.03 percent for Puducherry, 77.68 percent for phase three in West Bengal, and 69.94 percent in Kerala
Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 Updates: Assam records nearly 80% turnout till 6 pm; Tamil Nadu lags with 64.92% polling
Assam, TN, Kerala, Puducherry Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Meanwhile, Kerala recorded 69.93 percent and Puducherry recorded 77.90 percent polling
Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: Full list of 234 constituencies going to polls in single phase today
The ruling AIADMK, steered by Chief Minister K Palaniswami, is keen to ensure continuation of ''Amma aatchi'' (Amma's rule) for an unprecedented third time
The election will decide whether the incumbent AIADMK will secure a third term or the DMK will return to power after a decade in opposition
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, CV Shanmugam profile: AIADMK leader to contest from his bastion Villupuram
Shanmugam will be facing DMK's R Lakshmanan from the seat. Lakshmanan was also a former AIADMK Rajya Sabha member and recently joined the DMK
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, Durai Murugan profile: DMK general secretary seeks to retain party bastion for 10th time
The DMK veteran is going to face AIADMK's S Ramu as its candidate to take on from the Katpadi seat
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, P Dhanapal profile: Legislative Assembly Speaker to contest from Avinashi seat
Dhanapal will face off against founder and president of the Aathi Thamizhar Peravai, R Athiyamaan fielded by the DMK front, who will be contesting elections for the first time
Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2021, O Panneerselvam profile: Deputy CM and AIADMK leader to take on DMK rival Thanga Tamilselvan
Panneerselvam is contesting from Bodinayakkanur Assembly constituency against DMK's Thanga Tamilselvan, who joined the party in 2019
Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021 Updates: JP Nadda slams Congress for ban on Jallikattu, claims it 'ignored' regional issues
Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: The BJP president also claimed, 'Congress is only following DMK. BJP, on the other hand, always prioritizes regional issues'