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AIADMK infighting: No floor test in TN Assembly for now, rules Madras High Court

AIADMK infighting: No floor test in TN Assembly for now, rules Madras High Court

The petition in the Madras High Court was filed by P Vetrivel, one of the 18 AIADMK MLAs disqualified by the Speaker.

Sep 20, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Madras HC to hear plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs tomorrow

Madras HC to hear plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs tomorrow

Adding a fresh twist to the ongoing infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK, the Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed the plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs for urgent hearing on Wednesday.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran disqualified by Tamil Nadu assembly speaker

18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran disqualified by Tamil Nadu assembly speaker

In a major blow to ousted AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran, the Speaker of Tamil Nadu's State Assembly, P Dhanapal, on Monday disqualified 18 MLAs loyal to him.

Sep 18, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

Amid escalating infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, the TTV Dhinakaran faction of the party on Thursday moved a plea in the Madras High Court seeking a floor test in the state assembly. 

Sep 14, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Will topple Tamil Nadu govt, warns TTV Dhinakaran after VK Sasikala sacked as AIADMK general secretary

Will topple Tamil Nadu govt, warns TTV Dhinakaran after VK Sasikala sacked as AIADMK general secretary

Ousted AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday warned that he will throw the incumbent K Palaniswami-led government in Tamil Nadu after the ruling AIADMK General Council removed him

Sep 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
VK Sasikala sacked; Jayalalithaa declared 'eternal general secretary' of AIADMK

VK Sasikala sacked; Jayalalithaa declared 'eternal general secretary' of AIADMK

In a major development, the General Council of AIADMK on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution expelling VK Sasikala as the general secretary of Tamil Nadu's ruling party.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: All eyes on OPS after EPS camp adopts resolution against Sasikala, Dinakaran

A day after the AIADMK faction led by Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswamy (EPS) adopted a resolution against jailed party general secretary VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakran, all eyes are now

Aug 11, 2017, 10:34 AM IST
AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

 The two warring factions of the AIADMK have given in-principle nod to the merger move.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe

Flight from Dubai with 184 onboard suffers technical snag on landing in Chennai, all safe

A city-bound flight from Dubai suffered a technical snag after landing at the airport here but all 184 passengers and crew onboard got down safely, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Setback to TN CM Palanisamy as Supreme Court agrees to examine cash for vote MLAs sting case

Setback to TN CM Palanisamy as Supreme Court agrees to examine cash for vote MLAs sting case

In more trouble for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami, the Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the alleged cash-for-vote sting case involving ruling AIADMK MLAs.

Jul 05, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Robert Pious, Rajiv Gandhi's killer languishing in jail for 27 years, seeks mercy killing

Robert Pious, Rajiv Gandhi's killer languishing in jail for 27 years, seeks mercy killing

Robert Pious, convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, said he has lost purpose in life and wants euthanasia.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
Horse-trading sting operation: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker rejects DMK's 'evidence' CD

Horse-trading sting operation: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker rejects DMK's 'evidence' CD

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal on Monday ruled that the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Compact Disc (CD) submitted to raise the issue of alleged horse-trading of some All India Anna Dravida

Jun 19, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
EC orders FIR over 'bribing of voters' in RK Nagar bypoll

EC orders FIR over 'bribing of voters' in RK Nagar bypoll

The bypoll slated for April 12 was cancelled subsequently following allegations of large-scale distribution of money to voters, entailing raids by the tax authorities.

Jun 18, 2017, 21:46 PM IST
J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

J Jayalalithaa 11th 'avatar' of Lord Vishnu, says AIADMK MLA Mariappan Kennedy

At a time when Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK is witnessing a bitter struggle for power between the O Panneerselvam and Edappadi Palaniswami led camps, one of its MLAs today said that the late former

Jun 15, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Cash-for-vote MLA sting: DMK, Congress stage walkout from TN Assembly

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin raised the issue of the 'Cash for Vote' MLA sting in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday for the second consecutive day.

Jun 15, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

'Cash-for-vote' sting: MK Stalin, DMK MLAs evicted from TN Assembly after ruckus, detained

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin and several other MLAs of his party were evicted from Tamil Nadu assembly following a ruckus over an alleged 'cash for vote' sting operation on

Jun 14, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

ED attaches 50 kg gold of Tamil Nadu businessman Sekhar Reddy

The action has been taken under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA), the ED said.  

Jun 13, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Palaniswami camp asks OPS to reconsider decision on merger

Jayakumar, a senior leader of the AIADMK Amma faction, said their stand remained the same, which is to hold talks and merge the two groups.

Jun 12, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Yechury meets attacked IIT-M scholar

Yechury, General Secretary of CPI(M), met research scholar R Sooraj at a private hospital where he is undergoing treatment, the party said in a release.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Chennai Silks Building in T. Nagar starts collapsing; fire continues for the second day

Chennai Silks Building in T. Nagar starts collapsing; fire continues for the second day

The Tamil Nadu Police has declared the area as unsafe and cordoned off the busy T. Nagar locality which in turn has affected the business of other organisations for a second day.

Jun 01, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

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