The electoral fate of 35 candidates in two Assembly constituencies — Vikravandi and Nanguneri — in Tamil Nadu will be decided by voters today. Polling commenced this morning amid tight security and brisk polling is reported from both the constituencies. The counting of votes would be taken up on October 24. In the Vikravandi seat, the contest would be between… Continue reading "Brisk polling at Nanguneri, Vikravandi by-elections"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday announced a financial assistance of Rs 2,000 for 60 lakh below the poverty line (BPL) families in the state affected by cyclone Gaja, drought and failure of rains. The measure would cost the State exchequer Rs 1,200 crore, which would be allocated in the supplementary estimates for the year 2018-19. Announcing the… Continue reading "TN govt announces Rs 2,000 each for 60 lakh BPL families"