Tamil Nadu Politics


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'Tamil Nadu Politics' - 56 News Result(s)

  • Am Energised, Says Politician Rajinikanth After Meeting Karunanidhi

    Am Energised, Says Politician Rajinikanth After Meeting Karunanidhi

    Superstar Rajinikanth, who was seen to be hesitant about his political career for most of last year, has pushed the pedal to the metal. The 67-year-old, who launched a website and a mobile app after getting himself a new day job, on Wednesday reached out to the DMK patriarch, M Karunanidhi, 93, for his blessings.

  • Rajinikanth: From Bus Conductor To The (Potential) Political Thalaivar

    Rajinikanth: From Bus Conductor To The (Potential) Political Thalaivar

    On screen he can do anything. But once the cameras move away, Rajinikanth has a remarkable down-to-earth persona. "(Because) nobody pays me to act in real life," the superstar, who enjoys a demigod-like status among the legions of his fans, said last year.

  • AIADMK Expels Over 130 TTV Dhinakaran Supporters From Party

    AIADMK Expels Over 130 TTV Dhinakaran Supporters From Party

    The ruling AIADMK continued its crackdown on the rebel TTV Dhinakaran camp by sacking more than 130 functionaries today for bringing "disrepute" to the party.

  • His First Step In Politics, And A 'Special Message': Kamal Haasan Birthday Sked

    His First Step In Politics, And A 'Special Message': Kamal Haasan Birthday Sked

    For months, superstar Kamal Haasan has been reluctant to put a date to his political debut. He could come close tomorrow when he turns 63, around the same time that he launches a mobile application to stay connected with lakhs of his fans and delivers, what his team promises, would be a "special message".

  • DMK Moves Court For Contempt Against State Poll Panel Over Local Body Elections

    DMK Moves Court For Contempt Against State Poll Panel Over Local Body Elections

    The DMK has moved the Madras High Court seeking contempt proceedings against the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) and state government officials for not complying with the court's order on holding local body elections.

  • A Rajinikanth Tweet After A Kamal Haasan Admission: Tale Of 2 Netas-In-Waiting

    A Rajinikanth Tweet After A Kamal Haasan Admission: Tale Of 2 Netas-In-Waiting

    Superstar Rajinikanth today tweeted his support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign. "Cleanliness is godliness," he posted amid speculation that he is a chief ministerial aspirant that the BJP would gladly piggyback on to win over Tamil Nadu.

  • Kamal Haasan For Chief Minister? 'Crown Of Thorns...But Am Ready'

    Kamal Haasan For Chief Minister? 'Crown Of Thorns...But Am Ready'

    Kamal Haasan made it clear on Thursday that he is interested in the lead role in Tamil Nadu politics - that of chief minister. Stressing on the need for change, he said in an interview to India Today: "First people have to change. And when the voters are ready next time, they first have to be honest if they want an honest man at the top."

  • Tamil Nadu Governor Meets Rajnath Singh Amid Political Crisis

    Tamil Nadu Governor Meets Rajnath Singh Amid Political Crisis

    Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday amid an ongoing political crisis in the state.

  • 'No Work No Pay': Kamal Haasan's New Barb At Ruling AIADMK

    'No Work No Pay': Kamal Haasan's New Barb At Ruling AIADMK

    Actor Kamal Haasan has fired more tweets against Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK this morning, after confirming earlier this week that that he is considering launching his own political party.

  • 'I Will Call You When There is War': Rajinikanth's Vote Appeal

    'I Will Call You When There is War': Rajinikanth's Vote Appeal

    As superstar Rajinikanth addressed fans on Friday, the last day of his week-long meet-and greet, he made a speech worthy of a political campaign. It was also his most unambiguous signal yet that he is considering a political career. In Tamil Nadu.

  • AIADMK 'Without Father And Mother', Says Tamil Nadu Minister

    AIADMK 'Without Father And Mother', Says Tamil Nadu Minister

    A Tamil Nadu minister on Thursday described his party as one "without father and mother," and said people's aspirations for unity in the now divided AIADMK was being reflected among the leaders in both camps.

  • 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...

  • Opinion: AIADMK Could Split Into 4 Factions; What To Expect

    Opinion: 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.

  • Opinion: In Chennai, Sasikala Is Viscerally Unpopular

    Opinion: 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.

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

    Opinion: 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.

  • 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.

  • In Sasikala vs Panneerselvam, One Side Channels ESP, The Other A Lioness

    In Sasikala vs Panneerselvam, One Side Channels ESP, The Other A Lioness

    If politicians in Tamil Nadu were also script writers, they could have, in good conscience, claimed several billable hours over the last seven days in delivering screen-worthy material.

  • At War With VK Sasikala, O Panneerselvam Says 'Will Prove Strength': 10 Points

    At War With VK Sasikala, O Panneerselvam Says 'Will Prove Strength': 10 Points

    O Panneerselvam, who has challenged VK Sasikala for the job of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, said on Sunday that he would prove his majority in the Assembly. This followed a fresh offensive by Ms Sasikala as she said her opponents were the same who had "betrayed" former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Mr Panneerselvam's challenge came as more support t...

  • In Imposing 30-SUV Convoy, Sasikala Drives In To Resort To Meet Lawmakers

    In Imposing 30-SUV Convoy, Sasikala Drives In To Resort To Meet Lawmakers

    In scenes perfected by many a Hollywood drama, a cavalcade of around 30 SUVs snaked its way this afternoon from Poes Garden, the residence of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, to the beachfront luxury resort 80 km away, that has been at the heart of the political crisis gripping the state for the last week. The occasion was for VK Sa...

  • 'So What Changed?' Sasikala And Panneerselvam Ask Each Other In Anger

    'So What Changed?' Sasikala And Panneerselvam Ask Each Other In Anger

    VK Sasikala, who is trying to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, had just years ago declared in writing that she had "no interest in politics," said her newly-minted political rival, O Panneerselvam. To make his claim more credible, he said that Ms Sasikala's promise of political abstinence was written to J Jayalalithaa, who died in December whil...

  • AIADMK No 2 Joins Panneerselvam, Whose Rebel Act Is Getting Bigger

    AIADMK No 2 Joins Panneerselvam, Whose Rebel Act Is Getting Bigger

    O Panneerselvam, mid-stream a big political turnaround, on Thursday said that opponent VK Sasikala "is lying when she says she never betrayed Amma", invoking former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who died in hospital in December.

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