TTV Dhinakaran

Cauvery water row: Police detains TTV Dhinakaran for gheraoing Trichy airport

Cauvery water row: Police detains TTV Dhinakaran for gheraoing Trichy airport

Former AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran, who launched his own political party Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam, was detained by police on Tuesday after he tried to gherao the Tiruchirappalli International Airport in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli over the ongoing row on Cauvery Mangement Board (CMB).

Apr 03, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
AIADMK two leaves symbol case: Resolve the matter by April, SC tells Delhi HC

AIADMK two leaves symbol case: Resolve the matter by April, SC tells Delhi HC

The top court has asked the Delhi high court to resolve the AIADMK two leaves symbol matter by April.

Mar 28, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
Sasikala attends husband's funeral, nephew Dhinakaran also present

Sasikala attends husband's funeral, nephew Dhinakaran also present

Sasikala was granted a 15-day parole on Tuesday to attend the last rites of her husband who died of multiple organ failure in the wee hours of Tuesday. 

Mar 21, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran's new party to be called Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam

TTV Dhinakaran's new party to be called Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam

The new political party would aim to undercut the AIADMK's base.

Mar 15, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: Bill proposing hike in MLAs' salaries tabled but no wage hike for transport workers yet

Tamil Nadu: Bill proposing hike in MLAs' salaries tabled but no wage hike for transport workers yet

Opposing the bill, DMK said that people will laugh for this hike when transport workers in the state are on strike demanding increase in salary.

Jan 10, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Lesson for Rajinikanth: Why TTV Dhinakaran really won the RK Nagar election

Money or star power alone cannot buy votes. Dhinakaran's efforts went largely unnoticed.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:01 PM IST
AIADMK govt will last only 2-3 months, claims TTV Dinakaran

AIADMK govt will last only 2-3 months, claims TTV Dinakaran

RK Dhinakaran has said that the fate of the AIADMK government will be sealed in the budget session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly in February-March.

Dec 29, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
MK Alagiri attacks Stalin over DMK's defeat in RK Nagar bypoll

MK Alagiri attacks Stalin over DMK's defeat in RK Nagar bypoll

Former Union Minister MK Alagiri has blamed his brother MK Stalin for the big defeat of the party in the RK Nagar by-election.

Dec 27, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
OPS calls Dhinakaran '420' as AIADMK sacks 6 members for supporting Sasikala's nephew

OPS calls Dhinakaran '420' as AIADMK sacks 6 members for supporting Sasikala's nephew

 Dhinakaran swept the RK Nagar by-poll, claiming legacy to Amma's seat

Dec 25, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
Post humiliating defeat in RK Nagar by-polls, EPS-OPS to analyse performance at AIADMK meet

Post humiliating defeat in RK Nagar by-polls, EPS-OPS to analyse performance at AIADMK meet

Dhinakaran's victory came as a major jolt to the ruling AIADMK

Dec 25, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll with huge margin, claims Jayalalithaa's legacy

TTV Dhinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll with huge margin, claims Jayalalithaa's legacy

'Sidelined' TTV Dhinakaran, who contested as an independent candidate, won the much-sought-after constituency, RK Nagar bypoll today.

Dec 24, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
News at a glance: December 24, 2017

News at a glance: December 24, 2017

Dec 24, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
RK Nagar bypoll: Over 73 percent voter turnout recorded

RK Nagar bypoll: Over 73 percent voter turnout recorded

It is seen as an acid test for the ruling AIADMK, as it is the first election since the death of former chief minister Jayalalithaa.

Dec 21, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll: 73.45 % voting till 5 pm

The RK Nagar bypolls were earlier scheduled for April 12 earlier this year, but were cancelled following allegations that sums of money were distributed in a vote-for-cash scam.

Dec 21, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
EC takes cognisance of bribery allegations in RK Nagar bypoll in Chennai: Report

EC takes cognisance of bribery allegations in RK Nagar bypoll in Chennai: Report

Campaigning for the December 21 bye-election to RK Nagar Assembly constituency ended on Tuesday.

Dec 19, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
RK Nagar bypoll: Campaigning for the high-stakes election to end today

RK Nagar bypoll: Campaigning for the high-stakes election to end today

Campaigning for the high-stakes December 21 bypoll to the RK Nagar assembly seat here will end this evening and the outcome of the hustings is likely to be seen as a report card of the 17-month old AIADMK government.

Dec 19, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
2 leaves symbol: Dhinakaran charged under criminal conspiracy, evidence destruction

2 leaves symbol: Dhinakaran charged under criminal conspiracy, evidence destruction

The police named rebel AIADMK deputy general secretary among several others in connection with the cash for election symbol case.

Dec 14, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
RK Nagar bypoll: 59 candidates including 'sidelined' Dhinakaran in fray, tough contest on cards

RK Nagar bypoll: 59 candidates including 'sidelined' Dhinakaran in fray, tough contest on cards

A fierce contest is on the cards for the December 21 RK Nagar bypoll with 59 candidates, including those of ruling AIADMK, DMK and BJP besides sidelined leader TTV Dhinakaran, left in the fray at the close of withdrawal of nominations on Thursday.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:07 PM IST
No. Ok. No, again: Election Commission swings on actor Vishal's nomination for RK Nagar bypoll

No. Ok. No, again: Election Commission swings on actor Vishal's nomination for RK Nagar bypoll

Actor Vishal's nomination has been again rejected by the Election Commission in RK Nagar by-election.

Dec 05, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
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