A temple dedicated to AIADMK icons, MG Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa, was unveiled near Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Saturday by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK and the BJP will fight the state election this year together, BJP chief JP Nadda said at a rally in Madurai today. This is the first time the BJP has formally announced it would fight the state election with the AIADMK. The Tamil Nadu party had in November last year said it would tie up with the BJP.
VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and a close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, will be discharged from hospital on Sunday. She had been admitted last week with complaints of fever and breathlessness and later tested positive for the coronavirus.
The way to Tamil Nadu's heart may be through its stomach this poll season. Even if not, Rahul Gandhi's recent appearance in a video of the Village Cooking Channel has surely left the men behind the increasingly popular YouTube group beaming and starry-eyed. Appearing only months ahead of the state assembly elections, the video is making quite a splash.
He is not yet Chief Minister, but that hasn't stopped DMK leader MK Stalin from collecting grievances and petitions from the public and promising to solve them within the first 100 days of his government - if his party wins in May's election
The city of Chennai on Thursday added a new attraction, "Namma Chennai", a selfie spot off the famous Marina Beach here under the Smart City Mission.
J Jayalalithaa's palatial home in Chennai's Poes Garden was converted into a memorial by the Tamil Nadu government today, a day after the release from jail of VK Sasikala, who lived in the house as the former Chief Minister's companion until her death in 2016.
The Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed the Tamil Nadu government to go ahead with the opening ceremony of "Veda Nilayam" memorial, the residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here, on Thursday but ordered that the building shall not be thrown open to the public.
VK Sasikala, sacked AIADMK general secretary and close aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, is out of jail but not out of hospital. She will have to be without oxygen support for at least three days before she is fit to move out and head to Chennai.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today inaugurated a Rs 79-crore phoenix-shaped memorial built for late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa along the Marina beach in Chennai. The four-time Chief Minister and former film star had died in 2016 after prolonged hospitalisation.
VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and a close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, has been released after spending four years in a Bengaluru jail in a corruption case. She will, however, remain in a hospital in the city as she is being treated for Covid. She will also continue to get protection from Karnataka Police as long as she remains in the state.
Former AIADMK leader VK Sasikala will be freed today from Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara Prison after spending four years in jail in a corruption case.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday affirmed his party's alliance with the MK Stalin-led DMK in Tamil Nadu, saying "we are having a very good relationship" with the Dravidian party.
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for attacking BJP over Tamil language and culture, party general secretary CT Ravi on Monday said visiting global leaders were only "shown Mughal tombs by the Congress leader's family members when in power", while it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi showcased places like Mamallapuram.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday sharpened his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling BJP as he campaigned for the second day in Tamil Nadu ahead of the April-May state elections.