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Sasikala reinducts two family members sacked by Jayalalithaa into AIADMK

AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala on Wednesday reinducted her close relatives T T V Dinkaran and S Venkatesh into the party, five years after their expulsion by J Jayalalithaa.

PTI | Feb 15, 2017 03:44 PM

Sasikala’s proxy Palanisamy stakes claim to form government in Tamil Nadu

Newly elected AIADMK Legislature Party Leader Edappadi K Palanisamy on Tuesday met governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and staked claim to form the government.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 06:50 PM

SC verdict on age-old DA case may settle OPS vs Chinnamma for Tamil Nadu on Tuesday

The Supreme Court’s verdict on 20-year-old disproportionate assets case, likely on Tuesday, can make or break Jayalalithaa’s aide Sasikala Natarajan. AIADMK’s Chinnamma, Sasikala is currently...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 13, 2017 10:04 PM

Panneerselvam-Sasikala battle brings back the memories of Jayalalithaa-Janki split after MGR demise

Tamil Nadu is witnessing a political turmoil days after the demise of former Chief Minister and IAIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam raised a banner of revolt...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 10, 2017 07:37 PM

Tamil Nadu political crisis: Pannerselvam dismisses Sasikala's charge of DMK conspiracy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam on Wednesday dismissed AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala’s charge that DMK was behind his revolt against the party leadership and said she has no powers to...

PTI | Feb 10, 2017 07:36 PM

Panel will be set up to probe Jayalalithaa’s death; wasn’t allowed to meet her in hospital, says Panneerselvam

Two months after Jayalalithaa’s death, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday said he would recommend an inquiry commission under a sitting Supreme Court judge to probe the...

PTI | Feb 08, 2017 01:47 PM

DMK's MK Stalin slams Sasikala, seeks CBI probe into Panneerselvam's allegations of 'forced' resignation

Hitting back at V K Sasikala, DMK Working President MK Stalin on Wednesday said it had nothing to with the ruling dispensation’s “internal squabbles” and accused the AIADMK General Secretary of...

PTI | Feb 08, 2017 01:29 PM

Sasikala says DMK behind Panneerselvam’s revolt against her

AIADMK general secretary Sasikala Natarajan has said that Panneerselvam was working at the behest of DMK and that the party was behind his revolt against her.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 08, 2017 08:57 AM

AIADMK's O Paneerselvam's journey from tea seller to Tamil Nadu CM

O Paneerselvam's journey from the tea shop to state ministry began in 1996, when he became the chairman of TN's Periakulam municipality, which later became his constituency after contesting in the...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 08, 2017 08:12 AM

AIADMK leader says Sasikala doesn't deserve to be party chief or CM

Veteran AIADMK leader and former assembly Speaker P H Pandian on Tuesday strongly opposed the elevation of V K Sasikala, saying she does not have the locus standi to either be the party chief or Chief...

PTI | Feb 07, 2017 03:21 PM

Chennai oil spill: Human error caused collision, says Tamil Nadu minister

Describing the recent collision of two ships off Chennai coast as an unfortunate incident caused by “human error”, State Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar on Monday said all efforts are being made to...

PTI | Feb 06, 2017 06:37 PM

In Tamil Nadu, it’s Sasikala vs Sasikala: Expelled AIADMK MP opposes change of CM

Expelled AIADMK Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Puspha on Sunday opposed party chief V K Sasikala becoming the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, alleging she had a “criminal background”.

PTI | Feb 06, 2017 07:52 AM

People did not vote for anyone from Jayalalithaa's household to be CM: DMK Working President M K Stalin

People of Tamil Nadu did not vote for anyone from Jayalalithaa’s “household” to be chief minister, says DMK Working President M K Stalin, who appears to be keeping his options open on the...

PTI | Feb 05, 2017 01:57 PM

Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam visits oil spill site

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday visited the oil spill affected Ennore and took stock of the clean-up operations.

PTI | Feb 05, 2017 12:06 PM

Cyclone Vardah, Jallikattu protests to oil spill: Marina Beach turns playground of natural disasters and cultural movements

On January 28, two shipping vessels had collided outside the Kamarajar Port at Ennore, resulting in rupture for one of them which led to an oil spill. Unfortunately, it is not the first time Marina...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 04, 2017 03:34 PM