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RK Nagar

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

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

TTV Dhinakaran wins RK Nagar bypoll with huge margin, claims Jayalalithaa's legacy

'Sidelined' TTV Dhinakaran, who contested as an independent candidate, won the much-sought-after constituency, RK Nagar bypoll today.

Dec 24, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Unseen footage of Jayalalithaa having juice on hospital bed released

Unseen footage of late AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa inside Chennai's Apollo Hospital 

Dec 20, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

RK Nagar bypoll: CM K Palaniswami plays ruling party card to woo voters

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Monday appealed to voters of RK Nagar Assembly constituency here, going to bypoll on December 21, to elect the ruling AIADMK nominee, as he accused the DMK of having done nothing in the segment during its regime.

Dec 18, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll: Nominations of Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, actor Vishal rejected

The contest is now a battle between the AIADMK, its splinter group and the DMK

Dec 05, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

BJP names candidates for by-polls to five Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu, Arunachal, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh

Karu Nagarajan is the BJP candidate for by-polls to RK Nagar.

Dec 02, 2017, 23:44 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

Chennai: DMK announces candidate for RK Nagar by-elections

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin on Tuesday announced Marudhu Ganesh as candidate for RK Nagar by-elections to be held on December 21.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Fresh downpours expected in Chennai today, all schools remain shut

Schools across Chennai will remain closed on Saturday as more rain is likely to drench the city. 

Nov 04, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

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

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

Action taken in 141 out of 145 poll code violation cases in Tamil Nadu's RK Nagar

Authorities in bypoll-bound R K Nagar have received 145 poll code violation complaints and acted on nearly all of them, a senior official said today.

Apr 03, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Setback for Sasikala, Panneerselvam, Election Commission freezes AIADMK's poll symbol ‘Two Leaves’

The fight over the AIADMK's election symbol between its rival factions had on Wednesday reached the Election Commission.

Mar 22, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

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

DMK names candidate for RK Nagar bypoll

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Wednesday announced N Maruthuganesh as its candidate for the April 12 bypoll for RK Nagar constituency.

Mar 15, 2017, 12:13 PM IST

TTV Dinakaran to take Jayalalithaa's legacy forward; named as AIADMK candidate for RK Nagar bypoll

AIADMK's deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran is the nephew of party general secretary VK Sasikala.

Mar 15, 2017, 11:11 AM IST

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