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  • For Jayalalithaa's Constituency, Team Sasikala Offers Special Manifesto

    For Jayalalithaa's Constituency, Team Sasikala Offers Special Manifesto

    In a giveaway of exactly how much is riding on this contest, TTV Dinankaran, who hopes to win the constituency of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, has released a manifesto for RK Nagar in Chennai. Mr Dinakaran, 53, is promising a super-specialty hospital, mobile clinics, gyms and regular job fairs.

  • TTV Dinakaran Wears New Poll Symbol, Says Hat Will Remind Voters Of MGR

    TTV Dinakaran Wears New Poll Symbol, Says Hat Will Remind Voters Of MGR

    With just 20 days to go for the by-elections in Chennai's RK Nagar, AIADMK's Sasikala faction was asked to use a new party name and a symbol by the Election Commission. Given a choice between an auto rickshaw and a hat, they insisted on the latter. The new poll symbol was seen perched on the head of TTV Dinakaran, when the candidate for the newly ...

  • 'Hat' A Reference To AIADMK Founder MG Ramachandran: Party Leader Thambidurai

    'Hat' A Reference To AIADMK Founder MG Ramachandran: Party Leader Thambidurai

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

  • Support No One, Rajinikanth Tweets On By-Poll Amid Speculation Over Meeting

    Support No One, Rajinikanth Tweets On By-Poll Amid Speculation Over Meeting

    South megastar Rajinikanth tweeted this morning that he supports "no one" in the intense political battle for the RK Nagar constituency of Tamil Nadu, which fell vacant after former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's death.

  • 'Can't Read 20,000 Pages': Election Panel Freezes AIADMK Name, Symbol

    'Can't Read 20,000 Pages': Election Panel Freezes AIADMK Name, Symbol

    The AIADMK's "two leaves" election symbol was temporarily blocked by the Election Commission late on Wednesday night after a day-long hearing of the arguments presented by the O Panneerselvam and the VK Sasikala factions, sources told NDTV.

  • For Jayalalithaa's Chennai Seat, Her Family In Race With Sasikala's

    For Jayalalithaa's Chennai Seat, Her Family In Race With Sasikala's

    Chennai's RK Nagar - the constituency of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa which fell vacant after her death -- is up for grabs and it promises to be a riveting battle where her niece is pitted against the nephew of her longtime companion VK Sasikala. The countdown has already started for the big fight, which will be held on April 12.

  • AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran Meets VK Sasikala In Prison

    AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran Meets VK Sasikala In Prison

    AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T T V Dinakaran today met his aunt and party chief V K Sasikala at the central prison in Bengaluru, where she is serving her term in the disproportionate assets case. This was his first meeting with Ms Sasikala after her loyalist E K Palaniswami won the vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on February 18.

  • What Next For OPS? Lawmaker Hints At Ghar Wapasi Amid Reunion Talks

    What Next For OPS? Lawmaker Hints At Ghar Wapasi Amid Reunion Talks

    O Panneerselvam, reduced to place-holder Chief Minister for the third time, seems set for more bad news after VK Sasikala's choice Edappadi Palaniswami was invited to form government. O Pandiarajan, who had backed his revolt against Ms Sasikala last week, has dropped big hints of a gharwapsi (homecoming).

  • VK Sasikala Placed Nephew In Charge Of Party. It Can't Get Enough Of Him

    VK Sasikala Placed Nephew In Charge Of Party. It Can't Get Enough Of Him

    Ahead of being jailed, VK Sasikala executed precise action to ensure that the controls of her party, the AIADMK, will remain firmly in her clutches.

  • VK Sasikala's Massive Promotion Of Her Nephew, Who Was Banned By J Jayalalithaa

    VK Sasikala's Massive Promotion Of Her Nephew, Who Was Banned By J Jayalalithaa

    Ahead of being jailed today, VK Sasikala executed precise action to ensure that the controls of her party, the AIADMK, will remain firmly in her clutches. Two nephews, expelled by party matriarch J Jayalalithaa in 2011 were brought back to the party by her; one of them, TTV Dinakaran, was made the party's No 2 with the title of Deputy General Secre...

  • Sasikala, Asked To 'Surrender Now', Heads To Bengaluru By Road: 10 Points

    Sasikala, Asked To 'Surrender Now', Heads To Bengaluru By Road: 10 Points

    Time up, VK Sasikala must surrender in Bengaluru right away, the Supreme Court has told the AIADMK chief, whose lawyers appealed for more time. Ms Sasikala is still in Chennai and will travel the 345 km to Bengaluru by road today escorted by the police from both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to begin a four-year prison term ordered yesterday by the top ...

  • Sasikala's Betrayal? Nephews Expelled By Jayalalithaa Back In Party

    Sasikala's Betrayal? Nephews Expelled By Jayalalithaa Back In Party

    VK Sasikala, on the verge of a four-year jail term for corruption, made big moves today to secure her hold over Tamil Nadu's ruling party. Two of her relatives expelled by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa are back in the AIADMK. Among them is former lawmaker TTV Dinakaran, whose brother Sudhakaran was convicted and sentenced to jail along with...

  • Enforcement Directorate Challenges Discharge of Jayalalithaa Aide Sasikala in FERA Case

    Enforcement Directorate Challenges Discharge of Jayalalithaa Aide Sasikala in FERA Case

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has moved the Madras High Court challenging the discharge of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's close aide N Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran by a city court in two Foreign Exchange Regulations Act (FERA) cases.

  • Jayalalithaa expels companion Sasikala from AIADMK

    Jayalalithaa expels companion Sasikala from AIADMK

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has expelled her close aide, Sasikala Natarajan, and 11 of her relatives from her party, the AIADMK. No reason has officially been given for the drastic step. Those who've been handed the pink slip include Sasikala's husband, Natarajan; her nephew and former MP T T V Dinakaran; and Sudhakaran, Jayalalithaa's...

  • Justice Soumitra Sen's impeachment proceedings in Parliament next week

    Justice Soumitra Sen's impeachment proceedings in Parliament next week

    The Rajya Sabha will take up on August 17 the impeachment proceedings of Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen. The motion will be taken up at 3 pm.

  • Justice Dinakaran resigns as Chief Justice of Sikkim

    Justice Dinakaran resigns as Chief Justice of Sikkim

    Justice PD Dinakaran, who is facing probe on charges of corruption and misconduct, has resigned as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court. In his resignation letter to the Chief Justice of India, he says he was targeted by vested interests.The resignation comes a day ahead of the hearing of the three-member inquiry committee appointed by the Ra...

  • Dinakaran probe panel reconstituted

    Dinakaran probe panel reconstituted

    Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari has reconstituted a panel probing charges against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran following the Supreme Court directions to remove jurist P P Rao from the committee.

  • Supreme Court slams Dinakaran for trying to delay impeachment

    Supreme Court slams Dinakaran for trying to delay impeachment

    Justice PD Dinakaran, being investigated for corruption, came in for scathing criticism by the Supreme Court today.Mr Dinakaran is currently the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court.  He is being investigated by a three-member committee, appointed by the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Vice President Hamid Ansari.The formal inquiry began after ...

  • CBI allowed to challenge acquittals in Dinakaran attack

    The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court Wednesday permitted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appeal against the acquittal of all 17 accused in the 2007 Tamil daily Dinakaran arson case.A lower court in December 2009 acquitted the accused in the incident in which three employees of the daily were burnt to death.Except for a police off...

  • Supreme Court stays inquiry against Justice Dinakaran

    Supreme Court stays inquiry against Justice Dinakaran

    The Supreme Court today stayed the pre-impeachment probe by a Rajya Sabha-appointed panel into allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice PD Dinakaran.The apex court passed the order on a plea by Justice Dinakaran, expressing apprehension of biased probe against him by the three-member panel, comprisin...

  • Justice Dinakaran moves Supreme Court against impeachment proceedings

    Justice Dinakaran moves Supreme Court against impeachment proceedings

    Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran today moved the Supreme Court seeking stay of the impeachment proceedings initiated against him for alleged misconduct and corruption.Justice Dinakaran challenged the proceedings before a three-member Rajya Sabha-appointed inquiry panel which has been hearing the charges of alleged land grabbing and pos...

  • Dinakaran objects to panel investigating him

    Dinakaran objects to panel investigating him

    Sikkim Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, facing impeachment proceedings for alleged misconduct, today sought recusal of senior advocate P P Rao from the three-member Rajya Sabha-appointed inquiry panel on the ground that he was biased. Justice Dinakaran also in his reply to the chargesheet framed against him said that the panel has "exceeded the jurisdi...

  • Justice Dinakaran faces 16 charges including corruption, land grab

    Justice Dinakaran faces 16 charges including corruption, land grab

    Corruption, land-grab and abuse of judicial office are among the 16 charges framed against Justice PD Dinakaran, the former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Dinakaran is facing impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged corruption.Other charges include violation of human rights, illegal encroachment, destruction of evidence and ma...

  • It's official: Justice Dinakaran transferred to Sikkim

    It's official: Justice Dinakaran transferred to Sikkim

    The Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, PD Dinakaran, is being transferred to the Sikkim High Court.  Dinakaran faces impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged corruption.President Pratibha Patil has reportedly signed the transfer order.  Last year, charges of corruption emerged when Dinakaran was recommended for promo...

  • Blogger judge pulled up by Supreme Court over Dinakaran

    It's an open battle in a circle that's usually guarded - that of judges. For months, Justice D V Shylendra Kumar of the Karnataka High Court has been skirmishing with his controversial boss - Chief Justice PD Dinakaran. The conflict is now being heard by the Supreme Court. In regularly-updated blogs, Kumar has been critical of Dinakaran, who stands...

  • Supreme Court pulls up 'blogger' judge

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the interim orders of Karnataka High Court judge, Justice D V Shylendra Kumar, questioning the administrative decisions of Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, who is facing corruption and land grab charges."Under the facts and circumstances of the case, we feel it fit to stay the interim orders passed by the division be...

  • Dinakaran probe to be delayed?

    The probe against Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinankaran, facing land-grabbing and graft charges, is likely to be further delayed.

  • Justice Dinakaran's transfer to Sikkim causes anger

    The Supreme Court collegium shifts Justice Dinakaran to the Sikkim High Court after he refuses to go on leave.

  • Dinakaran skips leave, defies Supreme Court orders

    In an apparent act of defiance, Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, who faces allegations of land grab that has stalled his elevation to Supreme Court, has not proceeded on leave as advised by the apex court collegium.

  • Justice Dinakaran asked to go on leave

    The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan has advised Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran to go on leave.

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