All set for polling on April 24

As evening fell, workers had done they had to do to set up the polling booths in the area as the city prepares to go out and vote in General Elections 2014. Since yesterday and this morning, they set in the furniture, dug in the poles to create sections for queues for the voters and […]

Poll campaigns hot up in South Chennai, Sriperumbudur zones

The spirit of the General Elections is slowly setting in in the Arcot Road neighbourhood. Last weekend, the electioneering fever went up since the first day of filing nomination papers was on Saturday and there was a fair about of buzz in the area. We came across only one hub of activity this past week. […]

DMK’s Elangovan leads personal campaign in K K Nagar, Saligramam

The DMK candidate for Chennai South, T K S Elangovan has begun canvassing for support in the K K Nagar, MGR Nagar and Saligramam areas since the weekend. The caravan is rolling for the General Elections on April 24. One morning he and his team of cadres met up with the many walkers at the […]

Rain dampens polling in K K Nagar, Valasarawakkam

As the clock struck 11 on Monday morning, all over K K Nagar, the dark clouds gave way to rain and dampened the spirits of all those who had walked down to cast their ballot in elections to the Chennai Corporation council. There were streams of people getting into PSBB School that morning when the […]

LOCAL POLL: Campaign ends, polling on Monday

It is the evening peak hour time on Wednesday and the roar of traffic on Arcot Road in Saligramam area is broken by the harsh crackle of sloganeering over speakers fitted to an autorickshaw. The autodriver seems to be in a  hurry but the traffic cannot provide space for him and his colleagues who are […]

Candidates of wards in Valasarawakkam start campaigning

Valasarawakkam is now part of Greater Chennai and has been added to the Chennai Corporation zone. So, in the forthcoming local body elections on Oct.17 people living here will vote for councilors to local wards. This is a welcome move, say many residents here. Even most of the present councilors in the municipality like Kathiravan […]

CORPORATION ELECTION: Campaign Rolls

Campainging for elections to the Chennai city Corporation Council elections has begun. The poll is to be held on Oct.17 and provides you the opportunity to vote for your local area councillor who will represent the ward in the Council. On Friday, scrutiny of nominations of the candidates who wish to contest to the city […]

Preparations on for Chennai Corpn. elections

Elections to local bodies have to be held in October. That is why there is great deal of work being done in the newly drawn Corporation limits in preparation for the poll. People elect a councillor from each ward who represents their civic and local issues and voices their ideas and problems. Some wards will […]

Interview with Virugambakkam MLA, B. Parthasarathy

Parthasarathy B is the newly elected MLA of the Virugambakkam constituency. This constituency now includes, divisions 65, 128, 129, 130, 131 (Virugambakkam, Saligramam, K K Nagar, MGR Nagar, Nesapakkam) Parthasarathy is a long time associate of DMDK leader, Vijaykant, and now is one of his closest party aides. He won the election from the area […]

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