Tuesday, 03 May 2016 11:30
As there is about a fortnight to the election day (May 16) to the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2016, a total of 42 nominations were made with 38 of them being male nominees and 4 female. 24 of them were rejected due to various reasons and 18 have been accepted. 1 nomination has been withdrawn leaving a total of 17 candidates in the fray.
O.K.Chinnaraj - AIADMK
S.Surendran - DMK
T.R.Shanmugasundaram - TMC
Jaganathan - BJP
Murthy - PMK
Vellingiri - KMDK
Full List to follow shortly...
Total No.Voters in 2016 (as on 29-04-2016): 273728 (135008 - Male, 138698 - Female, Other Gender - 22)
Total No.Voters in 2011 : 211799 (106484 - Male, 105315 - Female)
Votes Polled in 2011 - 171946 (81.18%). - Highest in Coimbatore Dist.
Friday, 30 October 2015 17:47
Separatist Hurriyat, headed by Syed Ali Geelani, on Thursday called for ‘Million March’ on November 7, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Kashmir valley, and the venue would just metres away from where the PM is scheduled to speak.
Hurriyat spokesman Ayaz Akbar said his party is approaching the state administration for a formal permission for the rally.
“The ‘Million March’ at the Tourist Reception Centre ground in Srinagar on the day of planned public rally of Modi will see more than a million people marching. It will be a clear referendum. This is to underline that Kashmir dispute is not about terrorism but rights and broken promises of New Delhi,” Mr. Akbar said.
Mr. Geelani has called upon other faction of separatists to join the march.
Monday, 26 October 2015 11:25
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for unity and diversity on Sunday, saying the mantra of unity should pervade “our thought, conduct and articulation.”
Saluting Sardar Patel for geographically uniting India, Mr. Modi called for social unity in his Mann Ki Baat address to the nation. “India is a nation of diversities. There are many sects, communities, languages and castes. India is a diverse country and this diversity is our adornment,” he said. “Peace, harmony and unity are necessary for development.”
Mr. Modi’s statement follows statements made by him and President Pranab Mukherjee in the wake of an outcry over the killing of a Muslim at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh on the suspicion of storing beef and the “insensitive” statements made by some BJP leaders after the incident.
Read: Live update of PM's address on 'Mann ki Baat'
Monday, 27 July 2015 10:39
In the wake of attack by suspected terrorists in Gurudaspur on Monday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and assured him full central assistance to tackle the situation.
“I have spoken to the Punjab Chief Minister, who apprised me of the developing situation in Gurudaspur. Security forces have rushed to the spot,” Singh, who is on way to Madhya Pradesh, said in New Delhi.
The Home Minister said the central government is monitoring the situation and he was confident that the situation would be brought under control.
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