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Have video of Jayalalithaa undergoing treatment at hospital, will give it to probe panel: TTV Dhinakaran
Have video of Jayalalithaa undergoing treatment at hospital, will give it to probe panel: TTV Dhinakaran

 Ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran claimed on Monday that his aunt and ‘expelled’ party General Secretary VK Sasikala has a video recording of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa when she was under going treatment at a hospital here. 

We were not allowed to see Jayalalithaa in hospital, lied about her condition: TN minister
We were not allowed to see Jayalalithaa in hospital, lied about her condition: TN minister

In a significant development, senior Tamil Nadu minister and AIADMK leader Dindigul Srinivasan on Saturday claimed that afraid of party Sasikala, party leaders lied about Jayalalithaa's health last year so that people believe that she was improving.

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.

EC to hear dispute over AIADMK 'two leaves' poll symbol on Oct 6
EC to hear dispute over AIADMK 'two leaves' poll symbol on Oct 6

The Election Commission will hear the dispute over the 'two leaves' symbol of the AIADMK on October 6, six months after it was frozen when the two warring factions of the party had staked claim to it.

AIADMK MP from Dhinakaran camp extends support to CM Palaniswami
AIADMK MP from Dhinakaran camp extends support to CM Palaniswami

In a big boost to the K Palaniswami-led faction of the ruling AIADMK, a party MP from the rival TTV Dhinakaran-led camp on Friday switched sides to extend support to the state's Chief Minister.

Five killed after SUV fell from flyover in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur
Five killed after SUV fell from flyover in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur

Five persons were killed and one seriously injured when their SUV fell from a flyover after hitting a Tamil Nadu government bus at Thekkalur in nearby Tirupur district today, police said.

Election Commission to hear AIADMK 'two leaves' poll symbol case on Oct 5
Election Commission to hear AIADMK 'two leaves' poll symbol case on Oct 5

The Election Commission of India on Thursday told the factions of the AIDMK that it will hear their competing claims to the party's frozen 'two leaves' poll symbol on October 5.

FIR registered over 'bribery of voters' in RK Nagar bypoll: TN CEO to HC
FIR registered over 'bribery of voters' in RK Nagar bypoll: TN CEO to HC

The Madras High Court was on Wednesday informed that a FIR has already been registered by the police over the alleged bribery of voters in R K Nagar assembly segment here.

PIL filed in Madras HC on dual nativity certificate issue
PIL filed in Madras HC on dual nativity certificate issue

The PIL was filed by DMK MLA Palanivel Thiagarajan here seeking to suspend the admission to MBBS courses in the state colleges till the prayer regarding dual nativity certificates was resolved.

Teenager held for sexual assault of cousin in Coimbatore
Teenager held for sexual assault of cousin in Coimbatore

The incident came to light recently, as the girl complained of severe stomach pain and doctors who attended to her revealed that she was five months pregnant, police said.

Governor reaches Chennai, Madras HC to hear MLAs disqualification today
Governor reaches Chennai, Madras HC to hear MLAs disqualification today

Political developments in Tamil Nadu in the wake of disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs gathered momentum on Tuesday with the arrival of Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao here and the Madras High Court set to hear the petition of the legislators against the Speaker's action.

No freedom of choice for Karnataka on using allocated Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu to SC

Tamil Nadu on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Karnataka can`t have freedom of choice on the use of its share of Cauvery water as it would alter the 2007 Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award.

Madras HC to hear plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs tomorrow
Madras HC to hear plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs tomorrow

Adding a fresh twist to the ongoing infighting in Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK, the Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed the plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs for urgent hearing on Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker disqualifies AIADMK rebel MLAs - Full list
Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker disqualifies AIADMK rebel MLAs - Full list

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker on Monday disqualified 18 AIADMK MLAs.

Tamil Nadu CM expresses desire to join NDA, praises cordial ties
Tamil Nadu CM expresses desire to join NDA, praises cordial ties

Because of this “cordiality”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised full support to the state government, he reportedly said.

Tamil Nadu State Election Commission moves Madras High Court to defer local body polls
Tamil Nadu State Election Commission moves Madras High Court to defer local body polls

The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Monday moved to the Madras High Court to defer the local body polls.

Former CEC Krishnamurthy pitches for state-funding of polls

The move would ensure that there is no nexus between corporates and political parties.

18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran disqualified by Tamil Nadu assembly speaker
18 AIADMK MLAs loyal to Dhinakaran disqualified by Tamil Nadu assembly speaker

In a major blow to ousted AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran, the Speaker of Tamil Nadu's State Assembly, P Dhanapal, on Monday disqualified 18 MLAs loyal to him.

Madras HC directs EC to decide on AIADMK symbol dispute before Oct 31

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Election Commission to decide before October 31 the matter related to the AIADMK's 'two leaves' symbol, frozen by the poll body in March after two factions of the party staked claim to it.

TTV Dhinakaran to hold public meet seeking exemption from NEET

TTV Dhinakaran said the meeting will be held at Uzhavar Sandhai grounds at Tiruchirappalli at 4.30 pm on September 19.

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.

Kamal Haasan takes the political plunge, to float own party by September-end
Kamal Haasan takes the political plunge, to float own party by September-end

Tamil Nadu has traditionally been a state where leading film actors transformed into leading mainstream politicians. This includes J Jayalalithaa, M G Ramachandran, and Vijayakanth.

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. 

Tamil Nadu: DMK, Oppn parties stage joint protest against NEET
Tamil Nadu: DMK, Oppn parties stage joint protest against NEET

Several opposition parties including DMK and Congress staged a protest against NEET in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

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.

Madras HC gives directions to Centre to check Blue Whale game
Madras HC gives directions to Centre to check Blue Whale game

Taking a serious view of the online Blue Whale Challenge game, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre to ensure that Indian subsidiaries of technology companies and websites compulsorily followed Indian rules and law.

DMK moves Madras HC seeking direction to Governor to order floor test
DMK moves Madras HC seeking direction to Governor to order floor test

The DMK on Monday moved the Madras High Court, seeking a direction to the Tamil Nadu governor to order a floor test for the K Palaniswami-led state government in the Assembly in the wake of a group of ruling AIADMK MLAs withdrawing support to the chief minister.

DMK will move no trust motion if assembly is convened: MK Stalin

MK Stalin had on Sunday called on the Governor and urged him to direct the state government to prove its majority in the assembly within a week.

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.

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.