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With Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, EPS, OPS factions to kick off merger talks today

With Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, EPS, OPS factions to kick off merger talks today

AIADMK factions led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his predecessor O Panneerselvam are expected to begin formal talks for reunion on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police grill TTV Dhinakaran for 7 hours, ask him to appear again on Sunday

AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police grill TTV Dhinakaran for 7 hours, ask him to appear again on Sunday

He was asked to appear before them again tomorrow for further questioning.

Apr 22, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Amid power struggle in AIADMK, fire reported at Jayalalithaa's bungalow in Siruthavur

Amid power struggle in AIADMK, fire reported at Jayalalithaa's bungalow in Siruthavur

At a time when a biter power struggle continues to mar Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK, a massive fire was reported at former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bungalow in Siruthavur on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

After ouster from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has called a meeting of party MLAs and District Secretaries at party headquarter in

Apr 19, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

The talks regarding merger of the two AIADMK factions appeared to have hit a roadblock on Tuesday as the EPS camp rejected O Panneerselvam's call for removing VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran

Apr 18, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Confirming the development, state minister D Jayakumar said that they the leaders discussed Panneerselvam's “statement” on a possible merger. 

Apr 17, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
AIADMK symbol row: VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran booked in bribery case, denies charges

AIADMK symbol row: VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran booked in bribery case, denies charges

AIADMK deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran has been booked for attempting to offer bribe to election commission officials in an FIR filed by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday.

Apr 17, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports on high alert following threats of hijack attempt

Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports on high alert following threats of hijack attempt

Security has been stepped up at Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports following threats of an hijack attempt.

Apr 16, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
RK Nagar by-elections cancelled; Dinakaran says EC did not want him to win

RK Nagar by-elections cancelled; Dinakaran says EC did not want him to win

The by-elections in RK Nagar became necessary after the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who represented it for two terms.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Bizarre! Bus, car plunge into huge hole in Chennai as road caves in

Bizarre! Bus, car plunge into huge hole in Chennai as road caves in

The incident took place around 2 pm in Chennai's Anna Salai area when the street was bustling with people. 

Apr 09, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Dinakaran rubbishes charges of money distribution to voters

If money distribution was allegedly happening, was it not a "fault" of the officials who did not prevent it? Dinakaran asked.

Apr 07, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
I-T raids against Tamil Nadu Health Minister, others; Vijayabasker says it`s 'harassment'

I-T raids against Tamil Nadu Health Minister, others; Vijayabasker says it`s 'harassment'

Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabasker is a prominent loyalist of AIADMK (Amma) faction's candidate TTV Dinakaran.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
OPS camp parades Jayalalithaa's dummy coffin to seek votes in RK Nagar bypoll

OPS camp parades Jayalalithaa's dummy coffin to seek votes in RK Nagar bypoll

The OPS camp had demanded a CBI probe into the circumstances of Amma's sudden demise.

Apr 06, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
Robbed of 'two leaves', the way forward for AIADMK: OPS+EKP - VKS?

Robbed of 'two leaves', the way forward for AIADMK: OPS+EKP - VKS?

Some ministers have claimed that "nothing happens in the government with Dinakaran's nod."

Apr 05, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
AIADMK symbol row: O Panneerselvam gets 'electric pole', VK Sasikala allotted 'hat'; both retain 'Amma' in new party names

AIADMK symbol row: O Panneerselvam gets 'electric pole', VK Sasikala allotted 'hat'; both retain 'Amma' in new party names

The Election Commission on Thursday allotted new symbols to the two warring factions – one led by O Panneerselvam and the other by VK Sasikala - of Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK for contesting the

Mar 23, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
RK Nagar bypoll: BJP candidate Gangai Amaran meets Rajinikanth in Chennai; social media discuss 'party joining' speculations

RK Nagar bypoll: BJP candidate Gangai Amaran meets Rajinikanth in Chennai; social media discuss 'party joining' speculations

Social media users are speculating if superstar Rajinikanth is joining BJP!

Mar 21, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

BJP names veteran music director Gangai Amaran for RK Nagar bypoll

Gangai Amran, brother of music mastero Illayaraja, had joined the BJP in 2014.

Mar 18, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

A massive tsunami triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi power plant on Japan`s northeastern coast on March 11, 2011.

Mar 17, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Tax-free deficit budget presented in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D. Jayakumar on Thursday presented a tax free but a revenue deficit budget for fiscal 2017-18. This is the first budget of the government headed by Chief Minister K.

Mar 16, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Panneerselvam's masterstroke – Amma-MGR loyalist Madhusudhanan will contest from RK Nagar

Panneerselvam's masterstroke – Amma-MGR loyalist Madhusudhanan will contest from RK Nagar

“I'll win with more vote percentage than TTV Dhinakaran.”

Mar 16, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

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