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Madras High Court orders arrest of man who claimed to be Jayalalithaa's son

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the police to arrest a man who claimed to be the son of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, saying he had not only cheated the court but also forged documents.

Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct local body polls before May

Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct local body polls before May

As the State Election Commission (SEC) of Tamil Nadu is yet to announce the date of polls for the local body elections, the Congress Party on Sunday urged the former to conduct the polls before May.

RK Nagar by-polls: EC orders transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner

RK Nagar by-polls: EC orders transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Saturday ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S. George ahead of the R.K. Nagar by-polls.

AIADMK MP demands CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

An AIADMK member in the Lok Sabha today sought a CBI probe into the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, saying any inquiry by the state government will not be able to unravel the "truth".

TMC not contesting RK Nagar by-poll: President Vasan

Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) President GK Vasan today said the party decided not to contest the April 12 R K Nagar by-election as it has no faith in by-polls.

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa files nomination for R K Nagar assembly bypoll

Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa files nomination for R K Nagar assembly bypoll

Deepa Jayakumar, niece of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, today filed her nominations for the RK Nagar assembly constituency for the April 12 bypoll as MGR Amma Deepa Peravai candidate, the party floated by her.

No-confidence motion against TN Speaker defeated

The opposition resolution seeking the removal of Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal was defeated on Thursday, with 122 AIADMK legislators voting against and 97 opposition MLAs voting in favour.

'Hat' symbol a reference to MGR: M Thambidurai

The 'hat' symbol alloted to the Sasikala faction of the AIADMK will help attract voters as they could associate it with party founder M G Ramachandran who was known to sport the accessory, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai today said.

AIADMK factions submit new names, symbols: hat, electric pole

 Rival AIADMK factions today submitted new names and poll symbols.

RK Nagar bypoll: Panneerselvam camp candidate files nomination

Senior AIADMK leader from the Panneerselvam camp, E Madhusudhanan, today filed his nomination from the R K Nagar constituency for the April 12 bypoll.

DMK's no-confidence motion against TN Assembly Speaker defeated by voice vote

DMK's no-confidence motion against TN Assembly Speaker defeated by voice vote

The no-confidence motion moved by MK Stalin-led DMK against TN Assembly Speaker was on Thursday defeated by voice vote.

Setback for Sasikala, Panneerselvam, Election Commission freezes AIADMK's poll symbol ‘Two Leaves’

Setback for Sasikala, Panneerselvam, Election Commission freezes AIADMK's poll symbol ‘Two Leaves’

The fight over the AIADMK's election symbol between its rival factions had on Wednesday reached the Election Commission.

EC hears 2 AIADMK factions staking claim to its poll symbol

The fight over the AIADMK's election symbol between its rival factions today reached the Election Commission where both sides staked claim to it ahead of the prestigious bypoll necessitated by J Jayalalithaa's demise.

RK Nagar bypoll: Madras HC disposes of plea against Dinakaran's candidature

RK Nagar bypoll: Madras HC disposes of plea against Dinakaran's candidature

Madras High Court today disposed of a petition challenging AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran's candidature for the April 12 RK Nagar Assembly bypoll on the ground he had been penalised in FERA cases.

O Panneerselvam or VK Sasikala – who will get AIADMK symbol 'two leaves'? EC begins hearing

O Panneerselvam or VK Sasikala – who will get AIADMK symbol 'two leaves'? EC begins hearing

The EC on Wednesday began hearing a dispute between the O Panneerselvam and Sasikala Natarajan-led factions over their claim of being the lawful claimant to the AIADMK party's poll symbol - Two Leaves.

RK Nagar by-polls: AIADMK files PIL against TTV Dinakaran

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Madras High Court asking it to direct the Election Commission to not accept TTV Dinakaran`s nomination as candidate for RK Nagar by-polls.

EC decision on AIADMK poll symbol on March 22

The Election Commission will decide on March 22 which faction of the AIADMK will get its poll symbol 'twin leaf'.

AIADMK leaders meet EC, say there's no split in party

“Our party is united and we want Amma's legacy to continue and to maintain that unity is required.”

Dalit JNU scholar found dead, family demands CBI probe

New Delhi: A Dalit research scholar at JNU, who was at the forefront of a students' movement following Rohith Vemula's suicide, was found dead at a friend's residence with his family demanding a CBI probe into his death.

AIADMK MP seeks CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

AIADMK MP seeks CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

An AIADMK member in Lok Sabha today demanded a CBI probe into the "mysterious" death of party supremo J Jayalalithaa, with a Union Minister saying it was a matter of "great concern"