AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa on Saturday expressed concern over the 'suicide' of a party functionary who was upset over the "obstacle" faced by her in view of the disproportionate assets case, and appealed to her supporters not to resort to such extreme measures.
The Supreme Court Thursday fixed April 21 for hearing by a three judge bench the issue of removal of a special public prosecutor in AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case before the Karnataka High Court.
AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's DA case spanning for 15 years was "a classic illustration of what is wrong with our criminal justice delivery system," and "something drastic" has to be done to remedy it, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
Asking all political parties in Tamil Nadu to clearly spell out their stand of not supporting AIADMK or DMK for the Assembly polls in 2016, PMK on Saturday said it would welcome the support of any party.
Facing opposition flak for supporting Centre's controversial Land bill in the Lok Sabha, ruling AIADMK on Sunday denied that the legislation was against the welfare of people and insisted that party chief Jayalalithaa will not back any move which is inimical to people's interests.
Over a month after DMDK MLAs were suspended following a ruckus in the Assembly in which a portion of the Speaker's podium was damaged, party chief Vijayakanth on Monday said the ruling party had only "insulted the people" by suspending the legislators.
Rallying parties against Modi government's Land Acquisition Bill in its present form, Congress on Sunday asked Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK to "demonstrate" its commitment to farmers by opposing the legislation in Rajya Sabha though it had backed it in Lok Sabha.
Arch rivals AIADMK and DMK on Friday sparred in the Tamil Nadu assembly over the Cauvery dispute with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam asking the latter why it did not get the final award of a tribunal notified despite being in power in the state and in Centre then.
Having rallied most of the opposition parties to back its March 28 bandh call protesting Karnataka's move to build a check dam across Cauvery, farmers' bodies in Tamil Nadu on Thursday met Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and sought the AIADMK Government's support for the shutdown.
The third round of bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka over the issue of fishing in Palk Strait will be held here tomorrow in the backdrop of that country's Premier claiming the right to shoot down intruding Indian fishermen.
In continuing war of words with his arch-rival over the NDA Government's land acquisition bill, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday disputed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa's stand that the legislation vested more powers in states in granting exemptions.