Vasanthakumar had won the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 election by defeating then sitting BJP MP and Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan by a huge margin
The Tamil Nadu Assembly will meet on 28 June, the first time after the bypolls to 22 seats in which both the ruling AIADMK and Opposition DMK increased their numbers.
In Kanyakumari, Christian fisherfolk suspect foul play in mass deletion of voters' names, cite opposition to Sagarmala as reason
The Christian fisherfolk community in Kanyakumari is seeking a re-election in the Lok Sabha constituency, alleging a conspiracy to silence them through mass deletion of names of voters from fishing villages, for protesting against the BJP-led Central government's scheme to develop the coastline under the Sagarmala project
Swaraj said that the govt has decided to file a mercy petition on behalf of family members of two men from Tamil Nadu who were awarded death penalty by Qatar's Supreme Court for allegedly murdering a woman four years ago.