High poll percentage in rural areas gives edge to AIADMK

Chennai, April 7(BPNS) The Rural areas of Tamil Nadu showed higher turn outs when compared to Urban centres in the April 6, assembly elections of Tamil Nadu. While Killikurichi recorded the highest polling with 78% Namakkal had the second largest turn out with 77.9%,  Ariyallur had 77.88%, Karur at 77.6%, Dharmapuri had a turnout of […]

Increase in poll percentage favourable for Congress, Narayanaswami

Chennai, April 7(BPNS) Senior Congress leader and former Chief minister V Narayanaswami has expressed confidence that the high voter turn out in Puducherry is a positive factor for the Congress party.  In Puducherry the voter turnout has touched 81.64 percent after showing trends of touching 90 percent in the morning session. Yanam recorded the highest […]

Hotels ,way side eateries closed on election day

Thiruvananthapuram, April 6(BPNS) A large number of hotels and shops remained closed in the district on election day. Low turnout due to the election holiday and the government’s direction to allow all employees to cast their vote were the reasons, said owners. Ramesh Babu, owner of a popular restaurant at Thampanoor while speaking to BPNS […]

Shobha Karandalaje turned the tables for PK Krishnadas

Thiruvananthapuram, April 6(BPNS) Shobha Karandalaje, Member of Parliament and powerful leader of BJP from Karnataka has single handedly turned the tables for party leader and former Kerala state president PK Krishnadas who is fighting a tight three cornered battle with sitting MLA and CPM leader IB Satheesh and Malayankeezhu Venugopal of the Indian National Congress. […]