Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami cast his vote at a polling station in Siluvampalayam village. Polling across 234 Assembly constituencies in 38 districts of the state began at 7 am on April 06. A total of 3,998 candidates are in the poll fray. The counting of votes will be done on May 2.
With the campaign heat of assembly elections picking up in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami held roadshow for AIADMK candidate and state minister MR Vijayabhaskar in Karur. Massive crowd gathered amid COVID-19, in support of the AIADMK. Tamil Nadu elections are scheduled to be held on 6th April and counting of votes will be done on May 2.
DMK led by MK Stalin will take on the incumbent AIADMK government led by E Palaniswami. This is the first assembly election where both parties will be fighting without their iconic figures. The upcoming polls will be a litmus test for both the incumbent CM Palaniswami and MK Stalin. While the DMK will be looking to carry forward the momentum from the Lok Sabha polls, the AIADMK will look to reverse the trend and keep the DMK at bay. Stalin’s son Udhaynidhi’s entry into the political fray is also being watched keenly by observers. So what to expect in the upcoming assembly election in the state? Hindustan Times’ Editor-in-chief Sukumar Ranganathan explains all there is to know about the upcoming polls in Tamil Nadu.
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Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam and his family cast their votes in Periyakulam on Apr 06. The voting is underway to decide the fate of 957 candidates in the fray today. A total of 2.74 crore voters are exercising their franchise today.
Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on April 03 held a roadshow in Bodinayakanur in Theni district. Panneerselvam offered prayers at a temple before the roadshow. Large number of people turned up to support AIADMK. Elections in Tamil Nadu for 234 seats will be held on April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, Deputy Chief Minister of state, O Panneerselvam filed his nomination as AIADMK candidate from Bodinayakanur. The Assembly elections in TN are scheduled to be held in a single phase on April 6. The counting will take place on May 2. After filing the nominations, Panneerselvam said that he has done all works in the Bodinayakanur constituency.
As COVID cases are on uphill across country, several states have announced night curfew and partial lockdown. Police officials were on strict vigil in Kochi amid 2-week night curfew in the state. The decision was taken by a core committee of COVID-19 management headed, by the Kerala Chief Secretary, on April 19. Restaurants have been directed to restrict in-house dining to the barest minimum and focus on home deliveries and take-aways, which shall not be permitted beyond 9 pm. Tamil Nadu government has also implemented a partial lockdown between 10 pm and 4 am and full lockdown on Sundays. Shopping malls, eateries, vegetable and fruit shops, and other commercial establishments can allow only 50 per cent customers only till 9 pm.
Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli was at his hilarious best during the batting devastation caused by Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers against Kolkata Knight Riders at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Maxwell smashed a brisk 78 off 49 (9 boundaries, 3 sixes) against Kolkata Knight Riders.
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A Chennai-based hospital invented unique way to diagnose COVID-19. With the help of NanoScience, KJ Hospital Research and Postgraduate Centre invented low-cost COVID detecting device. KJ COVID-19 tracker is a small equipment which resembles a normal human hand. It detects millivolt electricity when a person put his hand on the device. The whole process takes 3-7 seconds only. The overall efficiency rate of the KJ COVID -19 tracker is 98.2%.
Ahead of the fifth phase of West Bengal state Assembly elections 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will hold series of rallies and roadshows in state today. HM Amit Shah held a roadshow in Kalimpong on April 12. People in large numbers thronged the site to get a glimpse of the leader. 5th phase of West Bengal elections will be held on April 17.
Ahead of fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah held a door to door campaign in Kolkata's Bhawanipur on April 09. Amit Shah interacted with locals and urged them to cast their vote for BJP candidates. Later, HM Amit Shah dined at the residence of veteran BJP leader Samarendra Prasad Biswas. Fourth phase of Assembly elections in poll-bound West Bengal will be held for 44 Assembly seats on April 10.
After paying tribute to the slain soldiers who lost their lives in Naxal attack, Home Minister Amit Shah assured the countrymen that this battle (against Naxals) will be intensified and the country will win it in the end. He said that their sacrifice will be remembered for taking the fight against Naxals to a decisive turn. "On behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Central government and the country, I pay tributes to the security personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack," said HM Amit Shah. Informing about the meeting which was held with security forces in presence of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Amit Shah said that security forces do not want to weaken the fight. "I held a review meeting with Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and officers of security forces. The officers said that this fight should not weaken, which shows that the morale of our jawans is intact," said Amit Shah.