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Dinakaran's AMMK gets 'gift pack' as symbol

The Dinakaran-led party, which will contest elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, was formed after he and V.K. Sasikala were ousted from the AIADMK. 

Mar 29, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Not a setback, says Dhinakaran after Madras HC upholds Tamil Nadu speaker's decision to disqualify 18 AIADMK MLAs

Dhinakaran later said the the HC's decision is not a setback for them.

Oct 25, 2018, 10:46 AM IST

Dhinakaran claims OPS wanted to meet him to oust CM, AIADMK rejects charge

The 18 AIADMK MLAs had been disqualified by Speaker P Dhanapal last year for expressing lack of confidence in the chief minister.

Oct 05, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

Madras HC delivers split verdict in AIADMK MLAs disqualification case, matter to be sent to another judge

The MLAs were disqualified after they had called on state Governor expressing lack of confidence in the leadership of Palaniswami and seeking a change of guard.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

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

Dhinakaran cites technical hurdles in forming new party

Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran today cited technical hurdles in forming a new political outfit and said there were no such difficulties in functioning as the AIADMK (Amma) if the court allowed them to use that name.

Jan 19, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

EC bribery case: Delhi HC dismisses 'middleman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar's bail plea

'Middleman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar was arrested for allegedly taking money from Dhinakaran to bribe ECI officials to get the AIADMK's 'two leaves' symbol for the Sasikala faction.

Jan 11, 2018, 11:39 AM 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 continues crackdown on Dhinakaran's loyalists, expels 9 more

Stung by the bypoll defeat, the ruling AIADMK removed nine party supporters of Dhinakaran, who recently took oath as MLA from RK Nagar constituency.

Jan 02, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

After RK Nagar bypoll win, Dhinakaran meets 'silent' aunt Sasikala in jail

The meeting lasted for about half an hour at the Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru.

Dec 29, 2017, 07:10 AM IST

AIADMK expels 9 keys aides of TTV Dhinakaran

The nine members of the AIADMK had backed sidelined party deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran.

Dec 28, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Jayalalithaa's viral clip: Probe panel issues notice to Dhinakaran, 4 others

The panel directed Dhinakaran to submit within a week documents and evidence in his possession in respect of Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation and medical treatment till her demise.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Impotent remark: AIADMK minister asks 'Thuglaq' magazine editor Gurumurthy to mind tongue

The AIADMK leader said that legal action against magazine editor S Gurumurthy would be taken, if necessary, for his defamatory views.

Dec 26, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll and TTV Dhinakaran: Key highlights

Dhinakaran defeated his nearest rival E Madhusudhanan of the AIADMK by 40,707 votes in RK Nagar bypoll.

Dec 24, 2017, 21:42 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll: Dhinakaran predicts AIADMK-led Tamil Nadu govt's fall in three months

Dinakaran on Sunday trouncing his nearest AIADMK rival EMadhusudhanan by a margin of 40,707 votes in RK Nagar bypoll.


Dec 24, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll results: Dhinakaran wins, bags over 72,000 votes

Dinakaran, who contested as an Independent candidate for RJ Nagar bypoll, got 72,518 votes. 

Dec 24, 2017, 07:23 AM IST

RK Nagar Assembly bypoll: Key highlights

RK Nagar Assembly bypoll counting is on December 24.

Dec 20, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

RK Nagar Assembly bypoll on Thursday; litmus test for AIADMK-led Tamil Nadu govt

The counting of votes for the RK Nagar Assembly bypoll will be taken up on December 24.

Dec 20, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

RK Nagar: AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan take on TTV Dhinakaran

As many as 19 other AIADMK members had also submitted an application seeking nomination to contest the RK Nagar Assembly constituency. 

Nov 30, 2017, 14:12 PM IST

Two leaves symbol: Delhi High Court to hear TTV Dhinakaran's petition on Friday

The court is expected to hear Dhinakaran's petition against EC's ruling on 2 leaves poll symbol case on Friday. 

Nov 30, 2017, 12:52 PM IST