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VK Sasikala Arrives In Chennai, Pays Homage To MG Ramachandran

VK Sasikala Arrives In Chennai, Pays Homage To MG Ramachandran

ANI | Tuesday February 09, 2021, Chennai

Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala on Tuesday reached Chennai where she visited party founder MG Ramachandran's house and paid floral tributes.

"Common Foe" Shouldn't Rule Tamil Nadu Again: VK Sasikala After Return

"Common Foe" Shouldn't Rule Tamil Nadu Again: VK Sasikala After Return

Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 09, 2021, Chennai/Bengaluru

Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala on Monday returned to Tamil Nadu to a grand reception, days after completing her four-year jail term in Bengaluru in a corruption case, amid indications of a confrontation with the ruling party which she once controlled.

VK Sasikala, Warned, Flaunts AIADMK Flag As She Returns To Tamil Nadu

VK Sasikala, Warned, Flaunts AIADMK Flag As She Returns To Tamil Nadu

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 08, 2021, Chennai

VK Sasikala, the sacked AIADMK chief released last month after a jail term for corruption, signaled today that she planned to be a disruptor for Tamil Nadu's ruling party ahead of approaching state polls as she flaunted the party's flag on her car on her way back to the state.

Expelled AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala To Return To Tamil Nadu Tomorrow

Expelled AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala To Return To Tamil Nadu Tomorrow

ANI | Sunday February 07, 2021, Chennai

Former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala will return to Tamil Nadu tomorrow after completing her quarantine in Bengaluru and will be staying at her niece J Krishnapriya's residence in the T Nagar area of Chennai.

AIADMK Alleges "Conspiracy" By Sasikala Camp For Violence In Tamil Nadu

AIADMK Alleges "Conspiracy" By Sasikala Camp For Violence In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 07, 2021, Chennai

Ahead of expelled leader Sasikala's return on February 8 to Tamil Nadu from Karnataka, the ruling AIADMK has lodged a complaint with police against her camp, alleging a "conspiracy" to unleash "violence" and sought action to ensure peace in the state.

Tamil Nadu Increases Punishment For Crimes Against Women, Children

Tamil Nadu Increases Punishment For Crimes Against Women, Children

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 06, 2021, Chennai

The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Friday adopted a Bill that enhances punishment for offences against women and children including causing deaths by demanding dowry, stalking and selling minors for prostitution.

Tamil Nadu Waives Rs 12,000 Crore Farm Loans Ahead Of Election

Tamil Nadu Waives Rs 12,000 Crore Farm Loans Ahead Of Election

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday February 05, 2021, Chennai

Farm loans taken by over 16 lakh farmers in Tamil Nadu will be waived, said the AIADMK government in the state where election to the legislative assembly will be held this year. The total amount to be waived is Rs 12,110 crore for farm loans taken from cooperative banks, Chief Minister E Palaniswami told the assembly today.

Ask President: Tamil Nadu Governor After 2 Years In Rajiv Gandhi Case

Ask President: Tamil Nadu Governor After 2 Years In Rajiv Gandhi Case

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday February 04, 2021, New Delhi

After more than two years, Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has decided on whether the seven people convicted for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi should be released early. The decision: It's President Ram Nath Kovind's decision.

2 Year Imprisonment, Fine For Online Gambling In Tamil Nadu

2 Year Imprisonment, Fine For Online Gambling In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Thursday February 04, 2021, Chennai

Online games like rummy and poker involving betting shall invite imprisonment up to two years or fine not exceeding Rs 10,000 or both, according to an amendment Bill introduced in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday seeking to replace an ordinance banning cyberspace gambling.

How Chennai, Among World's Wettest Cities, Ran Out of Water

How Chennai, Among World's Wettest Cities, Ran Out of Water

Bloomberg News | Thursday February 04, 2021

Climate change is bringing rising sea levels and increased flooding to some cities around the world and drought and water shortages to others. For the 11 million inhabitants of Chennai, it's both.

3 Killed After Two-Storeyed Building Collapses In Tamil Nadu

3 Killed After Two-Storeyed Building Collapses In Tamil Nadu

ANI | Tuesday February 02, 2021, Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

Three people were killed after a two-storeyed building collapsed in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Monday.

Bomb Threat By Woman Caller To Tamil Nadu Airport A Hoax: Officials

Bomb Threat By Woman Caller To Tamil Nadu Airport A Hoax: Officials

Press Trust of India | Monday February 01, 2021, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

A bomb threat by a suspected woman caller to the airport here on Monday turned out to be a hoax, after security personnel launched a thorough search, officials said.

Ex-AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala Discharged From Hospital

Ex-AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala Discharged From Hospital

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday January 31, 2021, Bengaluru

VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and a close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, was today discharged from hospital in Bengaluru where she was admitted a few days ago with fever and after experiencing breathlessness. She had later tested positive for Covid-19. Earlier this week, the 66-year-old was formally released after spending four years in a Bengaluru jail in connection with a corruption case. Jail officials wearing COVID-19 safety gear completed the formalities at the hospital on Wednesday.

Temple Dedicated To AIADMK's J Jayalalithaa, MGR Inaugurated In Tamil Nadu

Temple Dedicated To AIADMK's J Jayalalithaa, MGR Inaugurated In Tamil Nadu

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 30, 2021, Madurai

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.

BJP And AIADMK Will Fight Tamil Nadu Election Together, Says JP Nadda

BJP And AIADMK Will Fight Tamil Nadu Election Together, Says JP Nadda

Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday January 30, 2021, Chennai

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.