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  • AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran Arrested At Midnight After 4 Days Of Questioning

    AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran Arrested At Midnight After 4 Days Of Questioning

    TTV Dinakaran, the deputy chief of Tamil Nadu's ruling party the AIADMK, was arrested by the Delhi Police close to midnight on Tuesday. Mr Dinakaran, who was questioned by the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police in the national capital for four consecutive days, is accused of attempting to bribe Election Commission officials to allot his faction of th...

  • AIADMK Could Split Into 4 Factions; What To Expect

    AIADMK Could Split Into 4 Factions; What To Expect

    The Amma soap opera continues. For a while, I thought I had gone wrong in thinking the Edappadi Palaniswami (EPS) government could not last and that the end must come later if not sooner. Now, it would seem the end is likely sooner than later.

  • To O Panneerselvam's New Tough Talk, A Soft Response From Rival Faction

    To O Panneerselvam's New Tough Talk, A Soft Response From Rival Faction

    O Panneerselvam wants to see proof of VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran's eviction before the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister begins merger talks, his camp today informed the rival faction of the AIADMK. The evidence must come in the form of resignation letters from Ms Sasikala, who is party chief and Mr Dinakaran, who she appointed her dep...

  • 'Will Always Be Backroom Guy For Party,' Asserts VK Sasikala's Husband M Natarajan

    'Will Always Be Backroom Guy For Party,' Asserts VK Sasikala's Husband M Natarajan

    As her party celebrated J Jayalalithaa's 69th birth anniversary, the occasion turned into an equal-opportunity for competing groups to claim rights to her enviable political legacy.

  • DMK's MK Stalin On Hunger Strike Over Tamil Nadu Speaker's Trust Vote Decision

    DMK's MK Stalin On Hunger Strike Over Tamil Nadu Speaker's Trust Vote Decision

    Tamil Nadu's DMK party under the leadership of Working President MK Stalin is holding a day-long hunger strike against the events that unfolded in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on February 18, when Chief Minister E Palaniswami had to prove his majority in the House.

  • In Chennai, Sasikala Is Viscerally Unpopular

    In Chennai, Sasikala Is Viscerally Unpopular

    There is a deep anger about the degrading of Tamil political life, where personality trumps policy and the pursuit of power (and personal wealth) blots out serious discussion of how to govern better. And this is more than simply the standard middle-class disdain for "vulgar" politics.

  • In Jail Or Not, The Growing Stature Of Sasikala And Family

    In Jail Or Not, The Growing Stature Of Sasikala And Family

    After Jayalalithaa's death, Sasikala took a series of steps to take total control of the party and the government. She kept all family members of Jayalalithaa out of the last rites. She was the one who decided every aspect of the funeral, last rites and the post-funeral sympathy gathering.

  • Tamil Nadu Governor Asks For Report Over Trust Vote Violence

    Tamil Nadu Governor Asks For Report Over Trust Vote Violence

    Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has asked for a report from the assembly secretary on the incidents during the trust vote on Saturday, Raj Bhavan sources have said.

  • Jailed Sasikala Wins, Proxy E Palaniswami To Take Oath This Evening

    Jailed Sasikala Wins, Proxy E Palaniswami To Take Oath This Evening

    Tamil Nadu will get its third Chief Minister in two months - E Palaniswami will take oath at 4:30 pm today, and must then prove his majority within 15 days. With this decision, Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has ruled in favour of the larger faction of the ruling AIADMK, which has been cleaved by dissent, owing to O Panneerselvam's refusal to quit the s...

  • VK Sasikala, Now In Bengaluru Jail, Seeks Meditation Space, Some Non-Veg Food

    VK Sasikala, Now In Bengaluru Jail, Seeks Meditation Space, Some Non-Veg Food

    VK Sasikala, on Wednesday evening, drove up to a prison in Bengaluru where she has been sentenced to four years in prison for corruption in a case that involves J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister who died in December and was the leader of Tamil Nadu's ruling party, the AIADMK.

  • Amid Political Drama, Sasikala's Husband Confirms Her Family's In The Picture

    Amid Political Drama, Sasikala's Husband Confirms Her Family's In The Picture

    As VK Sasikala headed to jail to serve a four-year sentence for corruption, her banished relatives made a comeback to the spotlight. Two of her nephews are back in the AIADMK, years after they were expelled by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. In further evidence that Ms Sasikala's family remains a big part of Tamil Nadu's unfolding political d...

  • BJP Has No Interests In Tamil Nadu, Says Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu

    BJP Has No Interests In Tamil Nadu, Says Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu

    Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said BJP has no role to play in the political situation of Tamil Nadu.

  • O Panneerselvam Returns to Jayalalithaa's Grave, Her Niece Deepa Jayakumar Joins Him

    O Panneerselvam Returns to Jayalalithaa's Grave, Her Niece Deepa Jayakumar Joins Him

    Deepa Jayakumar, the niece of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who has recently made her debut in politics, joined the team of O Panneerselvam this evening. A London-educated journalist, Ms Jayakumar, 41, had earlier criticised the AIADMK's move to elevate VK Sasikala to the post of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and had warned of political repe...

  • E Palanisamy As Chief Minister No 3 In 2 Months? Meets Governor

    E Palanisamy As Chief Minister No 3 In 2 Months? Meets Governor

    Hours after VK Sasikala's run for Chief Minister was brought to a skidding halt by the Supreme Court, which found her guilty of corruption, she has moved at breakneck speed to ensure she remains the show-runner of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Ms Sasikala was sentenced this morning to four years in prison - it's uncertain when she has to head to...

  • Tamil Nadu Governor Gets A Big Cue From Centre, Supreme Court Verdict Next

    Tamil Nadu Governor Gets A Big Cue From Centre, Supreme Court Verdict Next

    The Supreme Court is expected to rule today on whether VK Sasikala, who wants to be head Tamil Nadu, conspired in the early 90s with J Jayalalithaa to illicitly acquire a shared fortune then worth over 60 crores.

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