Panneerselvam camp violates SC guidelines ahead of RK Nagar poll, releases campaign video with AIADMK poll symbol

Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has on Thursday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against the O Panneerselvam camp over misusing of poll symbol by the camp. 

Mar 30, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

'Hat' symbol a reference to MGR: M Thambidurai

The 'hat' symbol alloted to the Sasikala faction of the AIADMK will help attract voters as they could associate it with party founder M G Ramachandran who was known to sport the accessory, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai today said.

Mar 23, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

EC hears 2 AIADMK factions staking claim to its poll symbol

The fight over the AIADMK's election symbol between its rival factions today reached the Election Commission where both sides staked claim to it ahead of the prestigious bypoll necessitated by J Jayalalithaa's demise.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:50 PM IST

EC decision on AIADMK poll symbol on March 22

The Election Commission will decide on March 22 which faction of the AIADMK will get its poll symbol 'twin leaf'.

Mar 17, 2017, 21:36 PM IST

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

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

Will fight till probe is ordered into Jaya's death: OPS

In its first public protest, the O Panneerselvam-led AIADMK faction today observed a day-long fast across Tamil Nadu demanding a probe into the death of J Jayalalithaa.

Mar 08, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Jayalalithaa's demise: Panneerselvam camp meets Chennai top cop again, seek permission on staging fast

The O Panneerselvam faction today met Greater Chennai Police Commissioner S George for the second time, seeking permission to observe a one-day fast here, part of their March 8 state-wide stir in district capitals, seeking an independent probe into the demise of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa

Mar 06, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

No AC, mattress for Sasikala in prison, confirms DIG; may not be shifted to Chennai jail

Replying to an RTI query by a Chennai-based lawyer, the DIG (Prisons), Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara, on Wednesday said,"Except for a television set, other facilities were not allowed to AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala."

Mar 01, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Ex-AIADMK MP to file new petition against Sasikala over her appointment as party's General Secretary

The ruling AIADMK's former Member of Parliament K.C. Palaniswamy on Tuesday said he will file a comprehensive petition against the appointment of V.K. Sasikala as the party's General Secretary.

Feb 28, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Serial killer 'Cyanide' Mallika, lodged next to Sasikala's cell, shifted out of Bengaluru jail

A convicted serial killer housed next to the cell of VK Sasikala in Bengaluru jail has been shifted out.

Feb 22, 2017, 17:56 PM IST

'Cyanide' Mallika, Sasikala's dangerous neighbour in Bengaluru prison, shifted

'Cyanide' Mallika, a convicted serial killer who was lodged in a cell next to the one in which AIADMK leader VK Sasikala has been put in Parappana Agrahara central prison, has now been shifted, reports said on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami takes charge, announces five major sops for women, fishermen

Newly-sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced a series of sops on Monday, that were a part of AIADMK's poll promise, on his first day in office. 

Feb 20, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

DMK approaches Madras High Court on trust vote

Earlier, DMK leader MK Stalin had urged the Tamil Nadu Governor to nullify the Assembly proceedings of Saturday when Palaniswami won the confidence vote amid bedlam.

Feb 20, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Governor seeks report on Tamil Nadu Assembly incidents during trust vote

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami had on Saturday comfortably won the vote of confidence in the state Assembly.

Feb 19, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

DMK urges Governor to 'nullify' trust vote; To stage fast on Feb 22

DMK today appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state Assembly.

Feb 19, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

FIR filed against DMK leader Stalin for protest against trust vote at Chennai's Marina Beach

The Chennai Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against DMK Working President and Leader of the Opposition MK Stalin for holding a protest in Chennai on Saturday. 

Feb 19, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

EC issues notice to Sasikala on plea challenging her nomination as AIADMK gen secy; OPS seeks secret ballot

If Sasikala is removed from the post, her decision to expel Panneerselvam from the party would stand null and void.  

Feb 17, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

Panneerselvam camp demands secret ballot to decide on confidence motion

While inviting him to form the government on Thursday, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had asked Edappadi K Palaniswami to seek the vote of confidence in the next 15 days.

Feb 17, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM thanks PM Narendra Modi for congratulating him on taking up top post

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for congratulating him on taking up the state's top post.

Feb 17, 2017, 15:08 PM IST