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Rajinikanth and legacy politics: Parties and leaders may invoke past, but voters respond to present political context
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Rajinikanth and legacy politics: Parties and leaders may invoke past, but voters respond to present political context

Rajinikanth was never part of the Dravidian movement and in fact even today does not espouse the ideals of the Dravidian movement.

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.

Live: 63.7% turnout in Tamil Nadu till 3 pm, EC may extend polling time
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Live: 63.7% turnout in Tamil Nadu till 3 pm, EC may extend polling time

Voting for the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry began at 7 am on Monday.

Poll campaigning ends in TN, Kerala and Puducherry; voting on 16 May
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Poll campaigning ends in TN, Kerala and Puducherry; voting on 16 May

Campaigning ended in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry for 16 May assembly polls, ringing the curtain down on the gruelling two-month-long exercise.

The 'promising' world of Tamil Nadu politics: From freebies to bans, here are some pre-poll pledges
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The 'promising' world of Tamil Nadu politics: From freebies to bans, here are some pre-poll pledges

Here are the significant and not-so-significant-but-absurd poll promises made by the major political parties for the Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2016.

Week-long Pongal celebrations and 5,000 farmers going abroad: Vijayakanth's poll promises are as crazy as it gets
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Week-long Pongal celebrations and 5,000 farmers going abroad: Vijayakanth's poll promises are as crazy as it gets

Tamil Nadu's actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth has released his election manifesto and what an incredible summer read it makes for.

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Left out in the cold by AIADMK, GK Vasan faces an impending mutiny
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Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Left out in the cold by AIADMK, GK Vasan faces an impending mutiny

Jaya’s announcement of the list shocked Vasa. The AIADMK claims that Vasan's demands have been far more than the ground support he commands

Mutiny on Captain’s ship: Why many of his men don't want Vijayakanth to ally with PWF
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Mutiny on Captain’s ship: Why many of his men don't want Vijayakanth to ally with PWF

Vijaykanth, having kept the DMK, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Vaiko-led PWF (People’s Welfare Front) guessing for months, finally announced his plan to battle the polls on his own. A week later, he did a volte face, signing an alliance deal with the PWF, comprising Vaiko of the MDMK (Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam), both Left parties and Dalit leader Thol Thirumavalavan’s VCK (Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi).

Twist in the Tamil Nadu tale: DMDK's Captain Vijayakanth is Left Front's CM candidate, says Vaiko
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Twist in the Tamil Nadu tale: DMDK's Captain Vijayakanth is Left Front's CM candidate, says Vaiko

Vijayakant-led DMDK on Wednesday struck an alliance with the four-party People's Welfare Front for the May 16 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu with the actor-turned-politician being declared as the chief ministerial candidate of the alliance.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016: Its strange vote-share makes Vijayakanth's DMDK attractive to opposition parties
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Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016: Its strange vote-share makes Vijayakanth's DMDK attractive to opposition parties

M Karunanidhi, BJP and other parties want Captain Vijayakanth on their side for the Tamil Nadu Assembly Election

Tamil Nadu: Nobody wants Cong, BJP; AAP not a player
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Tamil Nadu: Nobody wants Cong, BJP; AAP not a player

The biggest loser in the alliance -- by omission -- is the Congress. Without a partner and no chance to win, the party will not only see its resources wasted, but might also see an erosion of its voteshare.

Poll mystery: Why is Tamil star Vijayakanth campaigning in Delhi?
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Poll mystery: Why is Tamil star Vijayakanth campaigning in Delhi?

Despite a few visits from party supremo Vijayakanth aka Captain, and a 15 lakh strong Tamil population, there is little to distinguish them from bewildered first time independent candidates.