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RK Nagar bypoll: Nominations of Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, actor Vishal rejected

RK Nagar bypoll: Nominations of Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, actor Vishal rejected

The contest is now a battle between the AIADMK, its splinter group and the DMK

Dec 05, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
BJP names candidates for by-polls to five Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu, Arunachal, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh

BJP names candidates for by-polls to five Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu, Arunachal, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh

Karu Nagarajan is the BJP candidate for by-polls to RK Nagar.

Dec 02, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
AIADMK's 'two leaves' symbol goes to EPS-OPS faction; another blow to TTV Dhinakaran

AIADMK's 'two leaves' symbol goes to EPS-OPS faction; another blow to TTV Dhinakaran

The EPS-OPS faction can now claim the political legacy of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. 

Nov 23, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Income Tax department raids Sasikala, relatives' properties in Poes Garden

Income Tax department raids Sasikala, relatives' properties in Poes Garden

The Income Tax officials on Friday conducted raids at Poes Garden, the residence of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and properties of VK Sasikala’s relatives in Chennai.

Nov 17, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Justice Arumugasamy panel begins probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Justice Arumugasamy panel begins probe into Jayalalithaa's death

The Tamil Nadu government had set up the inquiry commission in September to investigate Jayalalithaa's death. 

Oct 30, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Sasikala visits husband Natarajan at hospital

Sasikala visits husband Natarajan at hospital

Sidelined AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, out of jail on a five-day parole, on Saturday visited her husband M Natarajan who is recovering at a hospital here after undergoing a liver and kidney transplant.

Oct 07, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Two Leaves` symbol dispute: Dhinakaran faction seeks cross-examination of rival faction leaders

Two Leaves` symbol dispute: Dhinakaran faction seeks cross-examination of rival faction leaders

The TTV Dhinakaran faction of the AIADMK on Tuesday petitioned the Election Commission seeking cross-examination of some of the rival faction leaders before it begins final hearing in the `Two Leaves` symbol dispute on Friday.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran removes Tamil Nadu CM Palanisami from AIADMK top post

TTV Dhinakaran removes Tamil Nadu CM Palanisami from AIADMK top post

VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran, who along with his aunt was sacked from the party posts, on Wednesday removed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami from the post of party headquarter secretary.

Sep 13, 2017, 10:38 AM 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 and his aunt V K Sasikala from top positions in the party.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Madras High Court dismisses plea, AIADMK General Council meeting set for Tuesday

Madras High Court dismisses plea, AIADMK General Council meeting set for Tuesday

A resolution was expected to be passed to declare all those decisions as "null and void", the leader told IANS on condition of anonymity.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
Students stage flash protest at Jaya mausoleum against NEET

Students stage flash protest at Jaya mausoleum against NEET

Protests were held across the state for the fifth consecutive day today by students of private and government colleges and some pro-Tamil outfits against NEET.

Sep 06, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
High Court orders AG to check whether Jayalalithaa's house figured in disproportionate assets case

High Court orders AG to check whether Jayalalithaa's house figured in disproportionate assets case

Asking the AG to inform the court about the factual position, it adjourned the hearing to September 8.

Sep 05, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

Security beefed up at Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence after CM Palaniswamy's memorial announcement

Jayalalithaa had hosted several top leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance minister Arun Jaitley, at the house, even as her neighbours included 'superstar' Rajinikanth.

Aug 19, 2017, 23:00 PM IST
No internal differences, positive result on AIADMK merger in a day or two: O Panneerselvam

No internal differences, positive result on AIADMK merger in a day or two: O Panneerselvam

The AIADMK broke into three factions after Jayalalithaa`s death in December 2016.

Aug 19, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
AIADMK merger talks: Here's how the numbers of two warring factions stand

AIADMK merger talks: Here's how the numbers of two warring factions stand

Tamil Nadu is all set to witness more significant developments following the merger of the two warring factions of AIADMK. 

Aug 18, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

Tamil Nadu government asked to consider parole plea of Rajiv Gandhi's assassin

A bench of justices S S Sundresh and N Sathish Kumar gave the direction to the state home secretary on a plea by Ravichandran's mother Rajeshwari.

Jul 11, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

'Under pressure' Police not probing suicide by Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate worker: DMK

DMK leader TKS Elangovan said there is 'someone powerful' in the state which had instructed the police to not probe the matter.

Jul 05, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
Mystery continues to shroud Jayalalithaa's Kodanad Estate; now accountant commits suicide

Mystery continues to shroud Jayalalithaa's Kodanad Estate; now accountant commits suicide

A 28-year-old accountant, working at late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's Kodanad Estate, has been found hanging dead at his house in Kothagiri.

Jul 04, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
'Bribing' of voters in R K Nagar: Case registered, says CM K Palaniswami

'Bribing' of voters in R K Nagar: Case registered, says CM K Palaniswami

A case has been registered by the police in connection with the alleged bribing of voters of R K Nagar constituency, where a bypoll slated for April 12 was rescinded by the Election Commission over use of money power, the state assembly was informed on Monday.

Jun 19, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
CM K Palaniswami to host AIADMK's Iftaar function on 21 June

CM K Palaniswami to host AIADMK's Iftaar function on 21 June

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will host the AIADMK's annual Iftaar function here on June 21, the party said on Saturday.

Jun 17, 2017, 13:57 PM IST