VK Sasikala

Sasikala granted parole for 5 days to visit ailing husband

Sasikala granted parole for 5 days to visit ailing husband

The prisons department had earlier rejected her parole application on September 3

Oct 06, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Questions raised as Sasikala’s husband Natarajan undergoes organ transplant

Questions raised as Sasikala’s husband Natarajan undergoes organ transplant

Jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan had a successful liver and kidney transplant on Wednesday at a hospital in Chennai, which has come under scanner over alleged irregularities to facilitate the surgery.

Oct 04, 2017, 21:20 PM IST

HC orders notice on DMK plea over ex-rebel AIADMK MLAs

Panneerselvam turned rebel in February and said he was forced to resign from the Chief Minister`s post by VK Sasikala.

Oct 04, 2017, 14:43 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
Sasikala likely to come out of jail on parole

Sasikala likely to come out of jail on parole

A recent statement from Gleneagles Global Health City, where Natarajan is admitted, said he has a history of a chronic liver disease and he has been receiving treatment for the last six months for his illness.

Oct 02, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala's husband critical, but not on ventilator support

Jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala's husband critical, but not on ventilator support

Jailed former AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala‘s husband N Maruthappa, who was admitted to the Liver Intensive Care Unit of a Chennai-based hospital, still remains critical, according to reports.

Sep 27, 2017, 06:10 AM IST

Why was Z plus security removed when Jaya was in hospital, asks nephew

A year after the death of Jayalalithaa, her nephew on Monday said the Z plus security personnel were not present at Apollo Hospital when she was admitted there.

Sep 25, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
We all lied about Jayalalithaa's health condition: Tamil Nadu Minister

We all lied about Jayalalithaa's health condition: Tamil Nadu Minister

Ever since Jayalalithaa's death, there have been hints of foul play over her death, with critics pointing fingers at the now jailed Sasikala.

Sep 23, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
AIADMK two leaves symbol issue: Madras HC directs EC to decide before October 31

AIADMK two leaves symbol issue: Madras HC directs EC to decide before October 31

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Friday directed the Election Commission to decide which faction of the AIADMK will get two leaves symbol before October 31.

Sep 15, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

AIADMK infighting: No fresh floor test till September 20, orders Madras High Court

Amid escalating infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, the TTV Dhinakaran faction of the party on Thursday moved a plea in the Madras High Court seeking a floor test in the state assembly. 

Sep 14, 2017, 13:24 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
VK Sasikala sacked; Jayalalithaa declared 'eternal general secretary' of AIADMK

VK Sasikala sacked; Jayalalithaa declared 'eternal general secretary' of AIADMK

In a major development, the General Council of AIADMK on Tuesday passed a unanimous resolution expelling VK Sasikala as the general secretary of Tamil Nadu's ruling party.

Sep 12, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

Sasikala's husband admitted to hospital with multiple organ failure

Natarajan, 74, has been admitted to Gleneagles Global Health City in Perumbakkam, where he is under intensive care.

Sep 11, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
TTV Dhinakaran threatens to activate 'sleeper cells' of AIADMK, asks Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to step down

TTV Dhinakaran threatens to activate 'sleeper cells' of AIADMK, asks Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to step down

Dhinakaran claims the support of 21 MLAs and is demanding removal of Palaniswami as Tamil Nadu CM.

Aug 30, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Palaniswami to meet Panneerselvam today to decide on ousting VK Sasikala, TTV Dhinakaran

Palaniswami to meet Panneerselvam today to decide on ousting VK Sasikala, TTV Dhinakaran

Nineteen AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran have revolted against Palaniswami. 

Aug 28, 2017, 07:39 AM IST
Sasikala's nephew Dhinakaran removes Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami from Salem district secretary post

Sasikala's nephew Dhinakaran removes Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami from Salem district secretary post

The Dhinakaran-loyalist MLAs had on August 22 Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao seeking removal of Palaniswami as the chief minister.

Aug 27, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Now, AIADMK MLAs backing TTV Dhinakaran want P Dhanapal to replace Palaniswami as Tamil Nadu CM

Now, AIADMK MLAs backing TTV Dhinakaran want P Dhanapal to replace Palaniswami as Tamil Nadu CM

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami on Wednesday said unity was the need of the hour to take the party and the AIADMK government forward.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
AIADMK merger: MLAs backing Dhinakaran moved to resort in Puducherry

AIADMK merger: MLAs backing Dhinakaran moved to resort in Puducherry

In a dramatic turn of event in the Tamil Nadu political crisis, as many as seven MLAs supporting VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran, were on Tuesday moved out of Chennai. 

Aug 22, 2017, 20:02 PM IST
TTV Dinakaran faction wants Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami changed

TTV Dinakaran faction wants Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami changed

Nineteen legislators belonging to the Dinakaran faction met the Governor on Tuesday at Raj Bhavan.

Aug 22, 2017, 11:37 AM IST