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Cash for vote: EC to recommend cancelling of polls
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Cash for vote: EC to recommend cancelling of polls

The Election Commission (EC) is considering asking the government to change the electoral law to allow it to cancel polls on the ground of 'cash-for-vote'

EC rescinds election for two remaining Tamil Nadu assembly seats
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EC rescinds election for two remaining Tamil Nadu assembly seats

The Election Commission said on Saturday that it has decided to rescind elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu and a recommendation to this effect has been made to Governor K Rosaiah, the election body said.

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.

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.

Assembly elections 2016: Here's most of what you don't need to know
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Assembly elections 2016: Here's most of what you don't need to know

India’s 2016 voting season, a breakneck schedule of five Assembly elections — one of which was spread across more phases than the CPM won seats in West Bengal (just kidding, but you get the idea) — that began on 4 April, finally came to a conclusion on Thursday

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

Assembly Election 2016: Which candidates lost big time this poll season
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Assembly Election 2016: Which candidates lost big time this poll season

While elections are supposed to be about expecting the unexpected, here's a look at the candidates who lost despite the stars being in their favour.

Didi, Amma return; mummy and son suffer setback: Key takeaways from 2016 Assembly elections
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Didi, Amma return; mummy and son suffer setback: Key takeaways from 2016 Assembly elections

The final results for the election in four states and one Union Territory are yet to be announced but the outcome is pretty clear to by now and it was a helluva roller-coaster.

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.

Hold your celebrations: Why BJP should worry about a 'Congress-mukt' India
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Hold your celebrations: Why BJP should worry about a 'Congress-mukt' India

Results of elections in four major states indicate the BJP needs its arch rival to succeed — it feeds off the failures of the Congress.

Tamil Nadu Live: Jayalalithaa salutes people's mandate, says result put an end to family rule
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Tamil Nadu Live: Jayalalithaa salutes people's mandate, says result put an end to family rule

It is a matter of a few hours now. And depending on which way the wind blows today, it could either be Jayalalithaa retaining power or M Karunanidhi taking over the reins in Tamil Nadu.

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.

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.

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

Freebies in Tamil Nadu: A unique way for netas to fulfil moral obligations
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Freebies in Tamil Nadu: A unique way for netas to fulfil moral obligations

In the run up to the 2006 Assembly elections, culture of freebies touched a new high when the DMK announced free colour televisions.

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.