(Eds: Adds reax of CM, Rajinikanth) Chennai, Apr 16 (PTI) The health condition of popular Tamil actor Vivekh, who suffered a cardiac arrest due to one hundred per cent blockage in a heart ...

Coimbatore, Apr 7 (PTI): A video of Makkal Neethi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan purportedly trying to hit a reporter of a TV channel with his walking stick has gone viral.

(Eds: Updates story) Chennai, Apr 6 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu Assembly elections ended peacefully on Tuesday and the voter turnout stood at 71.79 per cent with people sealing the fate of nearly ...

(Eds: Adds details) Chennai, Apr 6 (PTI) Voter turnout crossed 60 per cent in Tamil Nadu by evening as polling continued peacefully with key leaders including AIADMK's K Palaniswami, O ...

6 April.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his vote for the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls in Chennai on Tuesday. (PTI Photo)

  • Kamal Hassan joined politics in 2018
  • He founded Makkal Needhi Maiam party in February 2018
  • The 66-year-old actor is contesting the 2021 Tamil Nadu assembly election from Coimbatore (South)

(Eds: Recasts, adds details) Chennai, Apr 6 (PTI) Voter turnout was nearly 40 per cent in Tamil Nadu till 1 pm as polling continued peacefully in a brisk pace across the state with key ...

(Eds: Adds details) Chennai, Apr 6 (PTI) Polling is underway in Tamil Nadu with top leaders including AIADMK's K Palaniswami, O Panneerselvam, DMK chief M K Stalin and celebrities like ...

Chennai, Apr 6 (PTI) Polling in 234 Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu went underway at 7 am on Tuesday.

5 April.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami during an election campaign in support of Omalur Assembly Candidate R.Mani, at Omalur, in Salem district. (PTI Photo)

  • In the 2021 polls, AIADMK has fielded a total of 173 candidates while BJP has fielded 20
  • Congress will fight on 173 seats and DMK on 25
  • MNM's Kamal Hassan will fight polls from Coimbatore South constituency

5 April.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Actor turn politician Makkal Needhi Maiyam (MNM) President Kamal Haasan addresses during an election campaign, in Coimbatore. (PTI photo)

  • Polling for the 234-seat strong Tamil Nadu Assembly will be held in a single phase on April 6
  • AIADMK is currently in power in the state with 135 seats
  • In order to form a government in the state, a party or coalition has to win 118 seats