Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021


Tamil Nadu

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      Group 3
      Majority Mark:
      Source: CVoter
      • The cartogram represents both wins and leads.
      • Click on the area to view result. Zoom in on the map to view all constituencies. Map is not to scale.

      DMK's MK Stalin takes oath as Tamil Nadu's next chief minister

      Updated on May 07, 2021 11:41 AM IST

      Stalin's DMK won 133 seats in the recently held elections for the 234-member assembly. The party contested the polls in alliance with some other regional parties and Congress.

      COurtesy: ANI
      By | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New D4elhi

      TN CM-elect Stalin gets home portfolio as DMK issues list of 34 ministers

      DMK chief MK Stalin will be sworn-in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu in a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhavan on Friday.

      Tamil Nadu CM-elect MK Stalin will hold several key portfolios, including home (File)
      Updated on May 06, 2021 06:25 PM IST
      By | Edited by Karan Manral, New Delhi

      Governor appoints DMK chief Stalin as chief minister of Tamil Nadu

      Earlier in the day, MK Stalin, now officially the chief minister-designate, met governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake claim to form the government. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at 9am on May 7 at the Raj Bhavan.

      Tamil Nadu CM-designate MK Stalin (File Photo)
      Updated on May 05, 2021 09:50 PM IST
      By | Edited by Karan Manral, New Delhi

      As Stalin sets out to take charge of Tamil Nadu, many challenges loom ahead

      The 68-year-old chief minister-elect for Tamil Nadu is ready to take on the new role at a time when the state is fighting the Covid-19 surge, debt and many more challenges.

      MK Stalin will have to face a second wave that is more virulent(AFP)
      Published on May 04, 2021 12:29 AM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

      BJP gets a foothold in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

      After a gap of 20 years, the BJP has won four seats in Tamil Nadu assembly. It has also opened its account in neighbouring Puducherry, where it had no presence before the polls and all three MLAs were nominated

      Tamil Nadu, March 31 (ANI): BJP supporters carry party flag during the roadshow of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Udhagmandalam ahead of the assembly elections, on Wednesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
      Published on May 03, 2021 05:02 PM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu

      AIADMK thanks voters, says it has great responsibility as opposition party

      Expressing "heartfelt gratitude" to the people who voted for the party and its allies in the April 6 Assembly elections, the results of which were announced on Sunday, the party recalled its development initiatives.

      In a joint statement, party coordinator O Panneerselvam and co-coordinator K Palaniswami (in picture) said the AIADMK will serve with great responsibility as the opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.(PTI )
      Published on May 03, 2021 02:34 PM IST
      PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Chennai

      What the verdict means for MK Stalin: Ends 40-year wait for power

      The outcome of assembly elections in four states — West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Kerala — and the Union territory of Puducherry will have an impact on the political fortunes of both national and state leaders in the months and years ahead.

      DMK president MK Stalin. (File photo)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 08:01 AM IST

      Pro-incumbency stops 2019-like roll out

      The decision of the DMK and the AIADMK to contest more seats in these elections than in 2019 has also yielded different results in terms of strike rates.

      One of the reasons behind the AIADMK’s relative comeback -- it has still lost the elections with a big margin between 2019 and 2021 -- could be the government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 08:33 AM IST
      ByAbhishek Jha, , New Delhi

      Kamal Haasan loses Coimbatore south to BJP’s Vanathi by a thin margin

      Kamal Haasan, who made his electoral debut with the TN assembly elections, made a surprise move by choosing Coimbatore (south) as his constituency while he was expected to contest from Chennai.

      As per official data from the Election Commission of India as of 10 pm, Srinivasan was leading with 45,932 votes, Haasan 45,042 and Jayakumar 39,413. (ANI Photo)
      Published on May 03, 2021 06:31 AM IST
      By, Chennai

      AIADMK puts up a tough fight, retains bastions

      The AIADMK alliance was winning or leading in 77 seats . In contrast, the DMK-led alliance won or was ahead in 157.

      The results showed that despite being in power for 10 consecutive years, there was no strong anti-incumbency in this election. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 04:39 AM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

      How MK Stalin swept Tamil Nadu to bring his dream to fruition

      Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin was born on March 1, 1953, to five-time chief minister MK Karunanidhi and his first wife, four days before Russian communist leader Joseph Stalin’s death.

      A member of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) holds a placard with the image of DMK leader M.K. Stalin during celebrations for the DMK results on the 2021 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election, at the party headquarters in Chennai on May 2, 2021. (AFP)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 08:27 AM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Tamil Nadu polls: DMK sun rises again

      According to the numbers at 10pm, the DMK had enough seats in the house to form the government on its own

      DMK workers celebrate the party’s win in the Tamil Nadu assembly poll results, at the party headquarters in Chennai on Sunday. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)(PTI)
      Updated on May 03, 2021 04:37 AM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu, Chennai

      TN assembly polls: DMK chief MK Stalin thanks people for mandate

      MK Stalin also thanked the political leaders across the country and other people who have been congratulating him for the DMK’s performance in the elections.

      DMK party cadre carry placards with the image of MK Stalin as they celebrate the results at the party headquarters in Chennai on Sunday.(AFP)
      Published on May 02, 2021 08:42 PM IST
      By | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Dhinakaran trailing in Kovilpatti in Tamil Nadu

      TTV Dhinakaran formed Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) after he was expelled from AIADMK along with his aunt, VK Sasikala

      TTV Dhinakaran. (File photo)
      Published on May 02, 2021 02:15 PM IST
      ByHT Correspondent

      Tamil Nadu assembly elections: Kamal Haasan leads in Coimbatore South

      Coimbatore South is the only seat where Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which the actor floated ahead of the assembly elections, was leading

      MNM president Kamal Haasan. (File photo)
      Published on May 02, 2021 01:13 PM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Early trends show DMK-led alliance ahead in Tamil Nadu

      Chief minister Edapaddi Palaniswami (AIADMK), opposition leader M K Stalin (DMK), and ministers S P Velumani, C Vijayabhaskar, and state Bharatiya Janata Party head L Murugan were among those leading in their constituencies

      Counting of votes take place for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls at a counting centre at Loyola College, in Chennai on Sunday, May 2. (PTI)
      Published on May 02, 2021 12:35 PM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu

      DMK alliance leading on 144 seats in Tamil Nadu

      With 27% of the votes counted in Tamil Nadu, and trends available for all the 234 assembly constituencies (AC), the DMK alliance was leading in 144 seats and the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) alliance in 86, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI) website

      DMK president MK Stalin. (File photo)
      Updated on May 02, 2021 04:51 PM IST

      Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Results Highlights: AINRC wins 10 seats as BJP, DMK bag 5

      Catch Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Assembly Election Results LIVE Updates and latest news here on Hindustan Times.

      Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Election Results 2021: Counting of votes in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are underway on Sunday (May 2)
      Updated on May 02, 2021 11:44 PM IST

      Exit polls give Stalin a clear majority in Tamil Nadu; a clean sweep to NDA in Puducherry

      The DMK expects more seats than what is projected in the exit polls. “We don’t rely on exit polls,” said DMK organising secretary R S Bharathy.

      File photo: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin. (PTI)
      Updated on Apr 30, 2021 04:40 PM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu

      Exit Polls 2021: DMK to register big win in Tamil Nadu, Vijayan to retain Kerala

      Pollsters have predicted a clear victory for the incumbent Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala and a huge win for Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in Tamil Nadu.

      Tamil Nadu and Kerala Exit Poll results(PTI)
      Published on Apr 29, 2021 10:44 PM IST
      By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

      MNM complains of 'mystery' vehicles and men in EVM strong rooms, seeks EC action

      Alleging the presence of 'mystery' vehicles and men in such centres, he said it was the EC's duty to instill confidence in voters, political parties and candidates that the elections have been held appropriately and the results announced honestly.

      Kamal Hassan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam is set to contest the local bodies elections in Tamil Nadu in a bid to carve out its own political space.(PTI)
      Published on Apr 20, 2021 04:13 PM IST
      PTI | , Chennai

      'No breach of poll code': Udhayanidhi on remarks on Sushma Swaraj, Jaitley

      The son of DMK chief MK Stalin was pulled up by the poll body for his remarks on late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders. Udhayanidhi claimed that the two BJP leaders were "unable to tolerate the pressure and torture" given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and died due to it.

      Madurai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Udhayanidhi Stalin during an election campaign rally in support of his party's Madurai North constituency candidate Ko Thalapathi, ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, in Madurai, Monday, March 22, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_22_2021_000150B)(PTI)
      Updated on Apr 07, 2021 09:34 PM IST
      By | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

      EC notice to DMK's Udhayanidhi for remarks on Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj

      “Udhayanidhi’s comments are ridiculous, defamatory and libelous in nature, slandering the office of the Prime Minister,” said BJP’s general secretary Karu Nagarajan in his letter to ECI.

      The poll body’s notice comes after the BJP filed a complaint against Udhayanidhi Stalin on April 2.(ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 07, 2021 06:54 AM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, Chennai

      Dream comes true for fans as Ajith, Vijay turn up for voting in Tamil Nadu

      A crowd converged, especially young fans who vied with each other to have a close glimpse of the actor and click selfies.

      Actor Vijay rides a bicycle to the polling booth as he arrives to cast his vote during the assembly elections in Chennai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 10:50 PM IST
      PTI | , Chennai

      TN polls: Clad in PPE kit, Covid-19 positive Kanimozhi cast vote in Chennai

      In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Election Commission had earlier designated one hour between 6 pm and 7 pm to allow Covid positive patients to exercise their right to vote.

      Published on Apr 06, 2021 09:44 PM IST
      ANI | , Chennai

      AIADMK claims Stalin's son Udayanidhi sported party logo while casting vote

      The complaint was filed by R M Babu Murugavel, joint secretary of the advocate's wing of the AIADMK.

      DMK leader Udhayanidhi Stalin show an ink marked finger after casting his vote during the assembly elections at Siet College, Teynampet in Chennai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 06:18 PM IST
      By | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Polling in Tamil Nadu proceeds smoothly, sporadic violence in Kerala

      Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry are being held in a single phase on Tuesday. The polling coincides with the third phase of balloting in West Bengal and the last phase of balloting in Assam

      Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote during the assembly elections in Chennai on Tuesday. (ANI)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 05:08 PM IST
      ByRamesh Babu and Divya Chandrababu

      Tamil Nadu assembly election: Polling proceeds 'smoothly' with 40% voter turnout

      "Till 1 pm, the polling was 39.61 per cent and the highest was Virudhunagar district with 41.79 per cent and lowest was Tirunelveli with 32.29 per cent," Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo said.

      Asked on the number of EVMs that encountered faults, Satyabrata Sahoo said it is 'very few' and all were rectified and nowhere polls were stopped due to such matters. In picture - People in a queue at a polling station in Chennai.(PTI)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 03:40 PM IST
      PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Chennai

      Tamil Nadu elections: Congress leader Karti Chidambaram cast vote in Sivaganga

      Polling across 234 Assembly constituencies in 38 districts of Tamil Nadu began at 7 am on Tuesday.

      Published on Apr 06, 2021 02:35 PM IST
      ANI | , Sivaganga

      In Tamil Nadu, Covid-19 patients, those in isolation can vote from 6pm to 7pm

      Polling staff has been instructed to wear face shields, masks, and hand gloves and additionally don PPE kits during the exclusive hour of voting for Covid-19 patients

      In Tamil Nadu, Covid 19 patients and those in isolation has been given an extra hour to vote after the general public. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Apr 06, 2021 09:25 AM IST
      ByDivya Chandrababu
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