Jun 04, 2021 04:04 PM IST
Sasikala is planning to return to active politics at a time when both Palaniswami and Panneerselvam have started pulling the AIADMK in opposite directions
- Mar 10, 2021 03:28 PM IST
TTV Dhinakaran’s efforts to ‘recapture’ the AIADMK from ‘traitors’ took a severe beating with VK Sasikala stepping aside from active politics and tacitly asking her supporters to back the AIADMK in the upcoming elections
- Mar 04, 2021 01:23 PM IST
Political equations seem to have changed overnight with the AIADMK-BJP alliance on a stronger wicket than the rival Congress-DMK combine, which is struggling to sew up a seat arrangement for the elections
- Mar 03, 2021 09:54 PM IST
She also asked her fellow AIADMK cadres to stand united and ensure DMK is defeated in forthcoming elections.
- Jan 31, 2021 02:09 PM IST
VK Sasikala was admitted to the Victoria Hospital after she tested positive for COVID-19 recently while under judicial custody.
- Sep 25, 2020 12:16 PM IST
Both Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam want to become the AIADMK’s CM candidate in the assembly elections next year. V K Sasikala’s entry further complicates the brewing tension within the party
- Nov 05, 2019 07:30 PM IST
Nine properties, located in Chennai, Puducherry and Coimbatore, were procured soon after demonetisation in November 2016 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that the two high-value notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 are not legal tenders, they said.
- Mar 20, 2018 02:32 PM IST
The 74 year-old Natarajan, admitted to the hospital on Saturday with chest infection, breathed his last in the early hours today. "It is with profound grief and sorrow that we announce the sad demise of Natarajan Maruthappa at 1.35 am today," Shanmuga Priyan, chief operating officer of Gleneagles Global Health City, said.
- Mar 20, 2018 02:30 PM IST
The 74-year old Natarajan died at a hospital in Chennai early this morning. "Sasikala has applied for parole for 15 days and it is under consideration," the sources told PTI.
- Dec 29, 2017 10:10 PM IST
Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran took oath as a member of the Tamil Nadu assembly, days after he won the by-election to the RK Nagar constituency represented by late chief minister Jayalalithaa.
- Dec 29, 2017 08:25 AM IST
Sasikala is serving a four year jail term in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case after the Supreme Court convicted her and two others in February this year.
- Dec 04, 2017 01:57 PM IST
Justice Indermeet Kaur heard arguments on behalf of the Sasikala-Dhinakaran group, the poll panel and the faction of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam and said it will pass an order at 4pm today.
- Dec 01, 2017 01:56 PM IST
Justice S P Garg asked the poll panel's lawyer to take instructions and inform the court on this aspect at 2.30 pm today.
- Nov 29, 2017 06:02 PM IST
The officer who slapped the case, Former Director General of Prisons HN Satyanarayana Rao, who also happens to be Roopa’s former boss
- Nov 15, 2017 12:48 PM IST
Sources said on Wednesday, that after raiding 187 premises in connection with Sasikala and her relatives, including the now disqualified TTV Dinakaran.
- Oct 06, 2017 02:02 PM IST
Sasikala had sought parole for 15 days to meet her 74-year-old estranged husband who was a bureaucrat in the Tamil Nadu government during Jayalalithaa's earlier tenures.
- Aug 23, 2017 06:45 PM IST
The apex court also rejected Sasikala's plea for an open court hearing of the review petitions.
- May 04, 2017 09:00 AM IST
The review petition filed by Sasikala and two others-- V N Sudhakaran, Jayalalithaa's foster son, and Elavarasi, widow of Sasikala's elder brother--has challenged the setting aside of Karnataka High Court verdict acquiting her and restoring the trial court verdict in toto.
- Apr 20, 2017 03:23 PM IST
Since Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha passed away late last year, the fate of the party she headed has been in a shambles. But now, a merger of rival factions seems to be on the cards.
- Apr 19, 2017 11:00 AM IST
"There was a consensus to delink the government and the party from TTV Dhinakaran and the family he belongs to. This is the view of the basic partymen, district secretaries, MLAs and Ministers," Finance Minister D Jayakumar told reporters after a "consultative" meeting chaired by Palaniswami and attended by several ministers.
- Apr 19, 2017 09:45 AM IST
The rival O Panneerselvam camp is also meeting separately here to discuss the future course of action, sources in the faction said.
- Apr 18, 2017 10:24 PM IST
In a dramatic turn of events, the EK Palaniswami cabinet on Tuesday revolted against AIADMK (Amma) Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran and decided to keep him and his family, including aunt Sasikala, out of the party and the government.
- Apr 18, 2017 01:37 PM IST
Senior leader in the VK Sasikala faction and Cooperation Minister, Sellur K Raju, said Chief Minister K Palaniswami has constituted a team of "senior ministers" for the purpose.
- Mar 24, 2017 03:17 PM IST
- Mar 23, 2017 01:06 PM IST
To add to the confusion, the OPS faction will be called Puratchi Thalaivi AIADMK while VK Sasikala’s faction will be called Amma AIADMK. ‘Puratchi Thalaivi’ means revolutionary leader in Tamil and was a superlative used for Jayalalithaa.