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Public figures must face criticism, don't misuse state machinery: SC to J Jayalalithaa

Public figures must face criticism, don't misuse state machinery: SC to J Jayalalithaa

Coming down hard on Tamil Nadu Chief Minster J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said, you are a public figure and must face criticism.

DMK members' suspension will not be revoked: TN Speaker

DMK members' suspension will not be revoked: TN Speaker

The DMK has 89 members in the 234-member assembly.

TN Assembly Speaker suspends all DMK MLAs, including Stalin, for disrupting proceedings

TN Assembly Speaker suspends all DMK MLAs, including Stalin, for disrupting proceedings

 Stalin said that the entire episode was scripted by the government to prevent the DMK from raising issues in the house.

Interim protection from arrest granted to expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa

A harassment complaint has been lodged by expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa`s maid against her, her husband, her mother and her son.

Delhi HC to hear anticipatory bail plea of expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa

Sasikala Pushpa was expelled from AIADMK by party supremo Jayalalithaa on August 1 for "bringing disrepute to the party". 

Jayalalithaa to meet PM Narendra Modi today; to flag Tamil Nadu issues

Jayalalithaa to meet PM Narendra Modi today; to flag Tamil Nadu issues

This will be Jayalalithaa's first visit to New Delhi since assuming the post for a second consecutive term in Tamil Nadu.

DMK celebrates Karunanidhi's 93rd birthday

Karunanidhi planted a sapling at his CIT colony residence and later a cake was cut in the presence of his family members.

EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why

EC cancels polls for two remaining Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Know why

In a first, the Election Commission on Saturday recommended cancelling polls to two Tamil Nadu Assembly seats - Aravakurichi and Thanjavur - following evidence of use of money to influence voters. 

Newly elected AIADMK MLA SM Seenivel passes away, hours before oath-taking ceremony

Newly elected AIADMK MLA SM Seenivel passes away, hours before oath-taking ceremony

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader SM Seenivel was elected to the Tamil Nadu Assembly from Tirupparankundram constituency.

MK Stalin elected DMK Legislature Party Leader; set to become LOP

MK Stalin, considered Karunanidhi's political heir apparent, will be leading a strong DMK contingent.

J Jayalalithaa orders closure of 500 liquor shops

PMK founder S Ramadoss said the government should have curtailed the liquor shop working hours in the evening when the sales peak.

Assembly Election Results 2016: As it happened

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday crushed the Opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in Assembly elections. On the other hand, the BJP stormed to power in Assam while the Left made a comeback in Kerala amid a washout in West Bengal.

Subramanian Swamy disappointed with BJP's performance in TN Assembly polls

Subramanian Swamy disappointed with BJP's performance in TN Assembly polls

With early trends indicating a consecutive second term for All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday expressed disappointment with the party`s performance in the state, saying the results could have been different had the party fought from day one itself.

Assembly Elections 2016: What caused Congress-Left poll drubbing in West Bengal

Taken aback by the drubbing the Left Front-Congress alliance received in the West Bengal assembly polls, two opposition leaders, who played a key role in forging the unlikely pact, on Thursday blamed the "adverse political atmosphere" and the "selective transfer of BJP votes in specific constituencies" for the electoral debacle.

Why Karunanidhi-led DMK lost Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016

Why Karunanidhi-led DMK lost Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016

Most exit polls after voting ended on May 16 had predicted a DMK win.

J Jayalalithaa win in Tamil Nadu: Explained in six points

J Jayalalithaa win in Tamil Nadu: Explained in six points

Notwithstanding the 'corruption' blot, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Thursday won re-election in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016.

Assembly poll results 2016 stamp on performance of Modi govt, says Amit Shah

Assembly poll results 2016 stamp on performance of Modi govt, says Amit Shah

Hitting out at Congress, Shah said, “Assembly Election Results show that people who trying to disrupt Parliament and politicise issues have been shown doors by voters.”

Trinamool, AIADMK to retain power; PM Narendra Modi congratulates Mamata Banerjee, J Jayalalithaa

Trinamool, AIADMK to retain power; PM Narendra Modi congratulates Mamata Banerjee, J Jayalalithaa

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK were set to retain power.

'Amma Nadu': J Jayalalithaa defeats incumbency, all set to become first Tamil Nadu CM to get re-elected in 30 years

'Amma Nadu': J Jayalalithaa defeats incumbency, all set to become first Tamil Nadu CM to get re-elected in 30 years

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Thursday proved pollsters wrong with a stunning performance in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2016, votes for which are still being counted.