Tamil Nadu ministers revolt against Sasikala, Dinakaran; some loyalists back AIADMK general secretary

An influential section of Sasikala loyalists led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami on Tuesday revolted against the AIADMK general secretary.

Apr 18, 2017, 21:36 PM IST

Three Tamil Nadu ministers booked for 'obstructing' Income Tax officers

Three Tamil Nadu ministers and two others were on Friday booked by police on charges of threatening and obstructing Income Tax officers from performing duties during searches, including at a minister's residence, here last week.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:43 PM IST

Stop using 'Two Leaves' symbol: Election Commission orders AIADMK factions

The Election Commission officials said that 'Two Leaves' poll symbol has been frozen by it and hence no one had any claim over it.

Apr 08, 2017, 00:35 AM IST

I-T raids on TN Health Minister, others yield Rs 4.5 crore

Income Tax Department officials on Friday recovered about Rs 4.5 crore from the residences of two persons close to Tamil Nadu Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar, said a senior official.

Apr 07, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

RK Nagar bypoll: Sasikala faction says AIADMK poll symbol on website was 'unnoticed', to be removed

AIADMK's Sasikala faction on Thursday said the presence of Two Leaves symbol, frozen by the Election Commission ahead of the April 12 RK Nagar Assembly byelection, on its website was 'unnoticed' and would be removed.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

AIADMK Sasikala faction frowns at 'Y' category security granted to Panneerselvam, calls it 'unnecessary'

AIADMK (Amma) on Tuesday said 'Y' category security cover granted by the Centre for former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam was unnecessary and "it showed that he is in the grip of saffronites."

Apr 04, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Sasikala can't use AIADMK's 'Two leaves' poll symbol on website, social media accounts: Election Commission

The Election Commission officials on Monday asked the Sasikala faction of AIADMK to stop using the "Two leaves" on its website and social media accounts.

Apr 03, 2017, 21:56 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

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