DMK chief MK Stalin calls on Tamil Nadu Governor, stakes claim to form government

The DMK chief is set to assume office as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on May 7 and he would be sworn in as CM in a simple function to be held at the Raj Bhavan.

May 05, 2021, 13:00 PM IST

Amma canteen vandalised in Chennai, DMK owns fault after AIADMK shares footage

The Amma canteens were launched by the ousted AIADMK government which provided subsidised meals for the poor. The canteen sells Idlis for Rs 1 and a plate of Sambhar Rice at Rs 5.

May 04, 2021, 15:37 PM IST

Tamil Nadu BJP President L Murugan says he fulfilled vow to make lotus bloom in state

Having grown from nil seats in 2016 to four in 2021 is a significant leap for the BJP.

May 03, 2021, 18:33 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal congratulates MK Stalin for 'resounding victory' in Tamil Nadu

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wished MK Stalin a successful tenure and the very best in fulfilling the aspirations of the people of Tamil Nadu.

May 02, 2021, 15:19 PM IST

AIADMK leader files complaint against MK Stalin's son for sporting party logo while casting vote

DMK President MK Stalin cast his vote at Teynampet, accompanied by his wife Durga Stalin and son Udhayanidhi.

Apr 06, 2021, 23:35 PM IST

DMK scion Udhayanidhi Stalin evaded tax, hid income, says AIADMK in plaint to Election Commission

In its letter to the Election Commission, the AIADMK has said that there is a gross mismatch between the assets and income declared by Udhayanidhi Stalin.

Mar 23, 2021, 17:25 PM IST

Unaccounted cash of Rs 3.21 crore seized in Tamil Nadu's Srivilliputhur constituency

Elections to the 234-member Tamil Nadu assembly will be held on April 6 and the counting of votes will take place on May 2.

Mar 18, 2021, 06:42 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls: DMK announce candidates for 173 seats, MK Stalin to fight from Kolathur

The DMK hopes to stage a comeback in the polls after a ten-year stint in opposition. Nearly half of the 173 nominees are sitting MLAs and the DMK would be locked in direct contest with arch-rival AIADMK in over 100 seats.

Mar 12, 2021, 22:27 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: AIADMK releases first list of 6 candidates, CM K Palaniswami to contest from Edappadi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will contest from Edappadi constituency in his home district of Salem, while Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will fight from his native place Bodinayakanur in Theni district.  

Mar 05, 2021, 14:56 PM IST

'Never aspired for power, post or authority', says VK Sasikala as she quits politics

VK Sasikala on Wednesday announced that she was quitting politics claiming that she never aspired for power, post or authority.

Mar 03, 2021, 21:47 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple development projects in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives. The Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation the 709 MW Solar Power Project of NLCIL, established over an area of about 2670 acres of land across the districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar.

Feb 25, 2021, 06:50 AM IST

Revenue plunges, fiscal deficit zooms: AIADMK govt presents interim budget ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly election

The Tamil Nadu interim budget for 2021-22, presented amid a boycott by DMK and its allies, projected a positive growth rate of 2.02 per cent in 2020-21 as it expressed hopes of the economy rebounding due to various sustainable policy decisions of the government.

Feb 23, 2021, 22:29 PM IST

VK Sasikala pays tributes to MG Ramachandran statue at Ramapuram; political circles abuzz with her return in Tamil Nadu

Sasilaka underwent her sentence in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case at the Parapana Agrahara central prison in Bengaluru since February, 2017 and was set free on January 27. However, she remained at the Government Victoria Hospital, where she had been admitted after testing positive for COVID-19 while under judicial custody.

Feb 09, 2021, 07:23 AM IST

VK Sasikala returns into mainstream politics, says 'will dedicate rest of my life for AIADMK'

Sasikala, the close confidante of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa, is on her way to Chennai after completing her four-year sentence in a corruption case. Her return to the state’s political arena gains significance as it occurs barely two months ahead of the crucial Assembly polls.

Feb 08, 2021, 21:37 PM IST

Former AIADMK leader Sasikala heads to Tamil Nadu after completing COVID-19 quarantine in Bengaluru

Sasikala is returning to Tamil Nadu today after completing her quarantine in Bengaluru. She will stay at her niece J Krishnapriya`s residence in Chennai`s T Nagar area. Krishnapriya is the daughter of J Ilavarasi, Sasikala`s sister-in-law. Posters welcoming Sasikala have been put up in T Nagar ahead of her return to the state.

Feb 08, 2021, 09:40 AM IST

V K Sasikala discharged from hospital, hints at political battle with AIADMK

Sending a strong signal, Sasikala, a close aide of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, travelled in a car that sported the AIADMK flag from the hospital, with the ruling party questioning the propriety of her action when she had been ousted from the party.

Feb 01, 2021, 00:31 AM IST

BJP alliance with AIADMK will continue in Tamil Nadu

BJP President JP Nadda while addressing a public meeting in Tamil Nadu said that his party's alliance with AIADMK will continue in the upcoming assembly elections.

Jan 31, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

BJP's alliance with AIADMK to continue for Tamil Nadu assembly elections, announces president JP Nadda

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will continue its alliance with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), announced the party president JP Nadda months ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections. JP Nadda affirmed the party's alliance with AIADMK while addressing a public rally in Madurai on Saturday.


Jan 30, 2021, 21:05 PM IST

AIADMK expels Tamil Nadu office bearer for putting up banner welcoming VK Sasikala

The message from AIADMK comes on the same day when Sasikala has been released formally from prison and is expected to return to Chennai within a week. The poster had also featured the name and picture of Subramania Raja, who served as a District joint Secretary of the MGR Mandram.

Jan 27, 2021, 17:24 PM IST

Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala released from prison after serving 4-year jail-term

Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala was formally released from prison after serving 4-year jail-term on Wednesday. She was released after the jail officials completed the formalities. The procedures for her release were done at the Victoria Hospital, where she is presently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection, which she had contracted a week ago, along with her sister-in-law J Ilavarasi.

Jan 27, 2021, 12:01 PM IST