SANKARANKOIL

  • Tamil Nadu: MDMK to contest Lok Sabha polls January 1, 2013

    Chennai: After boycotting the 2011 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls and a token contest in the Sankarankoil (SC) bypoll later, MDMK has decided to contest the Lok Sabha elections scheduled in 2014. "We have decided to contest in the general elections. We cannot say anything further," party chief Vaiko said, announcing...
  • TN: Huge win for AIADMK in Sankarankoil March 21, 2012

    Chennai: Jayalalithaaled AIADMK on Wednesday retained the Sankarankoil (SC) Assembly constituency, with party nominee S Muthuselvi defeating DMK candidate Jawahar Suryakumar by a massive margin of 68,744 votes. Muthuslevi polled 94,964 votes against Suryakumar's 26,220. Vaikoled MDMK's Sadan Thirumalai Kumar polled just 20,675 votes while DMDK's Muthukumar was pushed to the fourth...
  • TN: AIADMK leads in Sankarankoil bypoll March 21, 2012

    Sankarankoil: Ruling AIADMK's S Muthuselvi was leading by 3583 votes after the first round of counting was over in the Sankarankoil (SC) assembly bypoll in Tamil Nadu this morning. DMK's Jawahar Suryakumar was in the second spot with 1917 votes followed by the MDMK and DMDK who polled 1184 and 798...
  • Around 75 pc voting in TN bypoll March 18, 2012

    Chennai: Voting for the bypoll in Sankarankoil Assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district came to an end Sunday with around 75 per cent of the voters casting their ballot. The electoral fate of 13 contestants including six independents is now sealed in electronic voting machines (EVM) in the 242 polling...
  • Polling begins for Tamil Nadu Assembly bypoll March 18, 2012

    Chennai: Voting for the bypoll in Sankarankoil Assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 am on Sunday. Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray vying for votes from 206,087 voters (male 102,921, female 103,166). There are 242 polling booths in the constituency and voting...
  • Stage set for Tamil Nadu Assembly bypoll today March 18, 2012

    Chennai: The stage is set for Sunday's bypoll in the Sankarankoil Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district. Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray vying for votes from 206,087 voters (male 102,921, female 103,166) in the district, around 650 km from here. Voting in the 242 polling booths would...
  • TN bypolls: CPIM joins hands with DMDK February 24, 2012

    Nagapattinam: CPIM's Tamil Nadu unit on Friday said it would support the DMDK in the March 18 Assembly byelection to the Sankarankoil constituency. The party had decided to support the DMDK since the AIADMK government has not measured up to the expectations of the people, CPIM state secretary G Ramakrishnan...
  • TN bypolls: CPIM joins hands with DMDK February 24, 2012

    Nagapattinam: CPIM's Tamil Nadu unit on Friday said it would support the DMDK in the March 18 Assembly byelection to the Sankarankoil constituency. The party had decided to support the DMDK since the AIADMK government has not measured up to the expectations of the people, CPIM state secretary G Ramakrishnan...