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'
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.
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.
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.
Besides the AIADMK and DMK fronts, there were three more players in the fray this time.
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
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
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.
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.
The visuals of a long queue of people greeting J Jayalalithaa with floral bouquets defined the day for Tamil Nadu on Thursday.
Results of elections in four major states indicate the BJP needs its arch rival to succeed — it feeds off the failures of the Congress.
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.
The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.
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.
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa has cemented her image as a fighter despite challenges that haunted her in the form of corruption cases.
The Election Commission has set up a four-member team to look into alleged malpractices in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies
In the run up to the 2006 Assembly elections, culture of freebies touched a new high when the DMK announced free colour televisions.
Here are the quotable quotes of politicians during the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.
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.
The percentage of voter turnout in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is likely to go up as the figures were not final.