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AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

After ouster from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has called a meeting of party MLAs and District Secretaries at party headquarter in

Apr 19, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

The talks regarding merger of the two AIADMK factions appeared to have hit a roadblock on Tuesday as the EPS camp rejected O Panneerselvam's call for removing VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran

Apr 18, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions

Confirming the development, state minister D Jayakumar said that they the leaders discussed Panneerselvam's “statement” on a possible merger. 

Apr 17, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
AIADMK symbol row: VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran booked in bribery case, denies charges

AIADMK symbol row: VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran booked in bribery case, denies charges

AIADMK deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran has been booked for attempting to offer bribe to election commission officials in an FIR filed by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Monday.

Apr 17, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports on high alert following threats of hijack attempt

Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports on high alert following threats of hijack attempt

Security has been stepped up at Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airports following threats of an hijack attempt.

Apr 16, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
RK Nagar by-elections cancelled; Dinakaran says EC did not want him to win

RK Nagar by-elections cancelled; Dinakaran says EC did not want him to win

The by-elections in RK Nagar became necessary after the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who represented it for two terms.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Bizarre! Bus, car plunge into huge hole in Chennai as road caves in

Bizarre! Bus, car plunge into huge hole in Chennai as road caves in

The incident took place around 2 pm in Chennai's Anna Salai area when the street was bustling with people. 

Apr 09, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Dinakaran rubbishes charges of money distribution to voters

If money distribution was allegedly happening, was it not a "fault" of the officials who did not prevent it? Dinakaran asked.

Apr 07, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
I-T raids against Tamil Nadu Health Minister, others; Vijayabasker says it`s 'harassment'

I-T raids against Tamil Nadu Health Minister, others; Vijayabasker says it`s 'harassment'

Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabasker is a prominent loyalist of AIADMK (Amma) faction's candidate TTV Dinakaran.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
OPS camp parades Jayalalithaa's dummy coffin to seek votes in RK Nagar bypoll

OPS camp parades Jayalalithaa's dummy coffin to seek votes in RK Nagar bypoll

The OPS camp had demanded a CBI probe into the circumstances of Amma's sudden demise.

Apr 06, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
Robbed of 'two leaves', the way forward for AIADMK: OPS+EKP - VKS?

Robbed of 'two leaves', the way forward for AIADMK: OPS+EKP - VKS?

Some ministers have claimed that "nothing happens in the government with Dinakaran's nod."

Apr 05, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
AIADMK symbol row: O Panneerselvam gets 'electric pole', VK Sasikala allotted 'hat'; both retain 'Amma' in new party names

AIADMK symbol row: O Panneerselvam gets 'electric pole', VK Sasikala allotted 'hat'; both retain 'Amma' in new party names

The Election Commission on Thursday allotted new symbols to the two warring factions – one led by O Panneerselvam and the other by VK Sasikala - of Tamil Nadu's ruling party AIADMK for contesting the

Mar 23, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
RK Nagar bypoll: BJP candidate Gangai Amaran meets Rajinikanth in Chennai; social media discuss 'party joining' speculations

RK Nagar bypoll: BJP candidate Gangai Amaran meets Rajinikanth in Chennai; social media discuss 'party joining' speculations

Social media users are speculating if superstar Rajinikanth is joining BJP!

Mar 21, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

BJP names veteran music director Gangai Amaran for RK Nagar bypoll

Gangai Amran, brother of music mastero Illayaraja, had joined the BJP in 2014.

Mar 18, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

A massive tsunami triggered by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi power plant on Japan`s northeastern coast on March 11, 2011.

Mar 17, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Tax-free deficit budget presented in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D. Jayakumar on Thursday presented a tax free but a revenue deficit budget for fiscal 2017-18. This is the first budget of the government headed by Chief Minister K.

Mar 16, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Panneerselvam's masterstroke – Amma-MGR loyalist Madhusudhanan will contest from RK Nagar

Panneerselvam's masterstroke – Amma-MGR loyalist Madhusudhanan will contest from RK Nagar

“I'll win with more vote percentage than TTV Dhinakaran.”

Mar 16, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
I'm being harassed after announcing about RK Nagar assembly bypoll: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

I'm being harassed after announcing about RK Nagar assembly bypoll: Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

Deepa Jayakumar, the niece of J Jayalalithaa, on Sunday alleged that she is being harassed to prevent her from contesting bypoll in R K Nagar Assembly seat to be held on April 12.

Mar 13, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Madras HC asks TN Govt to handover video footage of trust vote to DMK

Madras HC asks TN Govt to handover video footage of trust vote to DMK

The Madras High Court on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu Government to handover the video footage of the trust vote conducted in the Assembly to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK

Mar 10, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Hilarious! Women thieves conceal goods under their saris at apparel store - Must Watch

Hilarious! Women thieves conceal goods under their saris at apparel store - Must Watch

The women ingeniously built provisions under their saris so they can easily carry their stolen goods. ​

Mar 02, 2017, 21:20 PM IST