Infrastructure & Services

Public Distribution System in Tamil Nadu

July 4, 2016 Nileena MS 4

Even as the Tamil Nadu government has introduced digitization of the Public Distribution System (PDS) and smart PDS cards, ration card holders from many parts of the district complain of lack of access to the »


What Chennaiites expect from their new MLAs?

May 31, 2016 Nileena MS 0

Even as the AIADMK government assumed office with a historic second consecutive victory in the Assembly Elections, DMK swept Chennai, by winning 10 out of 16 seats. Another factor was anti-incumbency – except for Dr. »


Chennai Election Results 2016

May 19, 2016 Nileena MS 0

The election results are out, and AIADMK takes the lead in Tamil Nadu. In Chennai however, DMK has won more seats than AIADMK. Constituency Candidate Party Votes Margin % vote Anna Nagar Mohan M K »


Chepauk-Triplicane: Will it remain a DMK bastion?

May 15, 2016 Nileena MS 1

To view map, see: Chepauk-Triplicane constituency was formed by the merging of Chepauk and Triplicane- two localities in Central Chennai- as part of the delimitation process in 2008. Erstwhile Chepauk constituency was represented by DMK »


Anna Nagar: Minister vs. millionaire

May 14, 2016 Nileena MS 1

To view map, see:  Anna Nagar was a stronghold of DMK till the last elections. DMK was elected here in seven out of nine Assembly Elections since 1977, and M. Karunanidhi was the MLA »