Sasikala

AIADMK merger row: Dhinakaran removes chief whip Rajendran from key party post

Sidelined AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Saturday removed chief government whip S Rajendran from a key party post.

Aug 26, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

AIADMK merger: TTV Dhinakaran axes 4 ministers from party; DMK, Congress demand trust vote

Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Wednesday axed four ministers from the party posts, in an attempt to assert his authority on the party. 

Aug 23, 2017, 20:37 PM IST

Supreme Court dismisses Sasikala's review petition in disproportionate assets case

In a big setback to AIADMK leader Sasikala, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition against the order of conviction in the disproportionate assets case. 

Aug 23, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

From AIADMK split to merger and crisis, a timeline of events since Amma's death

A day after the merger of the two warring factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy's (EPS) government faced a crisis on Tuesday, when 19 of his MLAs withdrew their support, leading to the government falling short of majority.

Aug 23, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

MLAs loyal to Sasikala revolt against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami; DMK demands trust vote

MLAs loyal to Saikala and Dhinakaran on Tuesday told the Governor that they no longer had confidence in TN CM.

Aug 22, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Sasikala uses 'barricaded corridor' in jail premises as private space, claims former DIG Roopa

A day after submitting CCTV footage to ACB, which shows AIADMK general secretary Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes, ex-deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa has claimed that she has been using a barricaded corridor of about 120 ft to 150 ft length as her private space in Parappana Agrahara central prison. 

Aug 22, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

OPS, EPS factions of AIADMK merge, Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu Deputy CM

Rival AIADMK factions on Monday merged following a power sharing arrangement.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Steps will be taken to remove Sasikala from party: AIADMK MP

By making the announcement, the Palaniswami camp has conceded a key demand of the Panneerselvam faction for the merger that took place today.

Aug 21, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

CCTV footage shows Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes, alleges D Roopa- Watch video

 Roopa submitted the footage of the central prison complex, as part of her statement on Saturday. 

 

Aug 21, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

Talks on AIADMK merger has moved a step forward: Panneerselvam

Panneerselvam on Sunday said the talks on merger of AIADMK factions led by him and Palaniswami had moved a step forward.

Aug 20, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

'Panneerselvam to head merged AIADMK, Palaniswami will continue to be Tamil Nadu CM'

Panneerselvam will head a merged AIADMK while Palaniswami will continue to head the government, leader from the Panneerselvam faction has said.

Aug 20, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

AIADMK merger talks: Here's how the numbers of two warring factions stand

Tamil Nadu is all set to witness more significant developments following the merger of the two warring factions of AIADMK. 

Aug 18, 2017, 21:19 PM IST

Merger of E Palaniswamy, O Panneerselvam's AIADMK factions put on hold

In a significant development, the two warring factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam announced a merger at the Jayalalithaa memorial  here on Friday.

Aug 18, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM agrees to Panneerselvam's demand, orders probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Sasikala is serving a prison term in a disproportionate assets case.

Aug 17, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

TTV Dhinakaran warns of 'surgical action' against CM Palaniswami, claims he is in control

T T V Dhinakaran on Thursday warned of 'surgical action' against Chief Minister K Palaniswami and rubbished the party statements questioning his appointment as AIADMK (Amma) Deputy General Secretary and that of party chief VK Sasikala. 

Aug 11, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

 The two warring factions of the AIADMK have given in-principle nod to the merger move.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:33 AM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami's camp questions Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran's appointments

A minister from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami's camp on Saturday questioned AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran's eligibility to name some of his loyalists as party office-bearers.

Aug 05, 2017, 22:11 PM IST

Sasikala jail bribery case: Top cop who alleged special treatment in jail served legal notice

Roopa had alleged that Rs 2 crore had exchanged hands to provide special facilities to Sasikala and had dragged Rao into the case, claiming there was a "talk" that he was also a beneficiary.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:07 AM IST

Sasikala jail perk row: Legal notice sent to DIG Roopa for 'defaming' DG Sathyanarayan Rao

Troubles for former deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) Roopa do not cease to end as now a legal notice has been served to her by the lawyer of Director General (Prisons) G. Sathyanarayan Rao.

Jul 26, 2017, 23:28 PM IST

Sasikala, Abdul Karim Telgi had special treatment inside Bengaluru jail, confirm officials

Days after her revelation, the Karnataka government had shunted out Roopa. 

Jul 24, 2017, 09:43 AM IST