AIADMK

  • DMK slams AIADMK, alleges ministers have become 'extortionists' Yesterday

    Chennai: In a scathing criticism of the ruling AIADMK regime on all fronts, DMK top leader M K Stalin on Saturday alleged that Ministers of Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's Cabinet had turned into "extortionists" and charged that Tamil Nadu was in the "Intensive Care Unit". In an open letter to Panneerselvam,...
  • Jayalalithaa's DA case classic example of wrong in criminal justice system: SC April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's DA case spanning for 15 years was "a classic illustration of what is wrong with our criminal justice delivery system," and "something drastic" has to be done to remedy it, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday. "It is the criminal justice delivery system that comes...
  • Hold 'proper probe' into killings, says Jayalalithaa April 9, 2015

    Chennai: Breaking her silence on the gunning down of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu, AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa on Thursday urged the Andhra Pradesh government to conduct a "proper probe" into the mass killings. Jayalalithaa said in a statement that pictures published by newspapers and the views expressed by activists gave...
  • DA case against Jayalalithaa; SC reserves verdict on plea against special public prosecutor April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of a DMK leader seeking removal of special public prosecutor (SPP) Bhawani Singh from appearing for the state before the Karnataka High Court hearing appeal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in...
  • Tamil Nadu: AAP seeks CBI probe on engineer's suicide over bribery April 2, 2015

    Chennai: After the suicide of Tamil Nadu engineer S Muthukumarasamy sparked a political firestorm for the ruling AIADMK government, the state unit of the Aam Aadmi Party has joined the clamour demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe. The party will submit a petition to the Governor demanding a CBI...
  • Family of Tamil Nadu engineer who committed suicide denied reports of threat from AIADMK March 31, 2015

    Chennai: Family members of Tamil Nadu agriculture department engineer Muthukumarasamy who committed suicide, have denied reports that they received any threat from the ruling AIADMK. "The chief engineer approached me for a job offer. We are not happy with the CB-CID probe," son of the engineer Sethuraman said. The engineer committed...
  • Family members of Tamil Nadu Agri engineer who committed suicide flee their house under political pressure March 31, 2015

    Chennai: The family of Tamil Nadu agriculture department engineer Muthukumarasamy who committed suicide last month allegedly under political pressure has fled from their house in Tirunelveli. APCV Shanmugam, Relative of Saraswathi, the wife of the engineer and congress leader said the family was facing threats from AIADMK functionaries and...
  • AIADMK leaders seek divine intervention for Jayalalaithaa's return as Tamil Nadu CM March 29, 2015

    Coimbatore: Seeking divine intervention for AIADMK supremo Jayalalaithaa's return as Chief Minister, a two hour "Maha Gaja Pooja Yaga" was performed by party leaders and workers. As part of the rituals, five elephants, brought from Palakkad in Kerala, were made to stand in front of the Yaga venue in Ganapathi...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam violated oath of office, alleges Karunanidhi March 29, 2015

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam for his statement that the state's 2015-16 budget proposals were prepared under the directions of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa and said such an act amounted to violating oath of office and secrecy. "The budget is a confidential document...
  • Congress asks AIADMK not to support Land Bill in Rajya Sabha March 29, 2015

    Chennai: Rallying parties against Modi government's Land Acquisition Bill in its present form, Congress on Sunday asked Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK to "demonstrate" its commitment to farmers by opposing the legislation in Rajya Sabha though it had backed it in Lok Sabha. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh told reporters that the BJP's controversial...
  • Jayalalithaa rejects Karunanidhi's charge of double standard on land bill March 15, 2015

    Chennai: Rejecting the 'double standard' charge levelled by arch rival and DMK President M Karunanidhi, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday asserted her party supported the land acquisition bill as it vests more power in states in matters such as granting exemptions unlike the previous version. Seeking to turn the tables against...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 12, 2015

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  • News 360: CNN-IBN reveals identity of AgustaWestland kingpin in VVIP chopper deal March 12, 2015

    In the latest development in the VVIP chopper deal, CNN-IBN on Thursday revealed the identity of AgustaWestland kingpin. The picture of middleman Christian Michel has been revealed for the first time. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started tracking down the trail from Dubai to Delhi and also began tracking...
  • Jayalalithaa directs AIADMK to give Rs 5 lakh to indigent Congress leader March 10, 2015

    Chennai: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa on Tuesday directed her party functionaries to open a fixed deposit account for Rs 5 lakh in the name of a nonagenarian Congress leader of Tamil Nadu living in indigent circumstances. "AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa has directed remittance of Rs 5 lakh as fixed deposit in the...
  • Jayalalithaa case: Karnataka HC asks Subramanian Swamy to make written submission on March 11 March 9, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to make written submissions on March 11 in former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction in the disproportionate assets case. As the Court began its proceedings in the case, Swamy's assistant Pawan Chandrashekhar Shetty sought a...
  • AIADMK demands continuation of free rice scheme in Puducherry February 22, 2015

    Puducherry: Opposition AIADMK on Sunday lambasted the AINRC government for causing 'chaos and confusion' in the working of the free rice scheme, envisaging supply of 10 kg rice to every family in Puducherry and Karaikal regions. AIADMK legislator A Anbalagan told in Puducherry the scheme was one of the poll promises...
  • Tamil Nadu says refugees return only after Sri Lankan Tamil's rehabilitation February 17, 2015

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government on Tuesday urged the Centre that the voluntary repatriation of displaced Tamil refugees could be "countenanced" after putting in place proper rehabilitation measures in Sri Lanka. "The government is of the view that voluntary repatriation can be countenanced only after proper rehabilitation of internally displaced Sri Lankan...
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly session begins tomorrow February 16, 2015

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Assembly session will begin in Chennai on Tuesday amid jubilation among the ruling AIADMK members over the party's impressive win in the bypoll to the Srirangam Assembly seat. AIADMK nominee S Valarmathi trounced her DMK rival N Anand in the by-election held to fill up the vacancy...
  • DMK government put pressure on DVAC to implicate me in DA case: Jayalalithaa January 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction. The quickness with which the Department of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC)...
  • DMK chief M Karunanidhi slams Arun Jaitley meeting Jayalalithaa January 19, 2015

    Chennai: DMK chief Karunanidhi has slammed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's meeting with the AIADMK chief and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday. In a statement he said "Is it proper for a Union minister to meet a convicted person? I am reminded of the saying "cat is out...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: DMK leader seeks removal of SPP January 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused....
  • Yearender 2014: A political overview December 31, 2014

    For any observer of Indian politics, 2014 has been a year of momentous change. Not only did the Lok Sabha elections change the party/alliance in power, in five of the seven states of the country, which had Assembly elections (save Odisha and Sikkim) the voters decided to replace the party...
  • Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing even political parties woo him December 12, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu has seen several of its leading heroes and heroines take the plunge into politics. Parties across the political spectrum have been trying to woo superstar Rajinikanth for several years. But Rajinikanth has kept everyone, especially his fans guessing on whether he will take the plunge into politics....
  • Karunanidhi takes swipe at Tamil Nadu CM over seating arrangements in Assembly December 4, 2014

    Chennai: Peeved over the seating arrangements in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday took a swipe at Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and said an "ailing" person like him, who had participated in debates for over 50 years, had been disregarded. After signing the Assembly attendance register,...
  • AIADMK organisational polls in 14 phases November 27, 2014

    Chennai: The polls for various organisational positions in the ruling AIADMK will be held in 14 phases, beginning next month and staggered over more than four months, party general secretary Jayalalithaa said. The polls that will begin on December 11,...
  • Tamil Nadu government disqualifies Jayalalithaa from contesting polls for 10 years November 13, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has released a gazetted notification which officially declares AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa as disqualified from contesting elections for 10 years "Consequent upon the conviction of Selvi J Jayalalithaa, Member of the Legislative Assembly, she stands disqualified for being a Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly...
  • Jayalalithaa disqualified for 10 years: Tamil Nadu issues notification November 12, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa is disqualified from contesting elections for ten years, the Tamil Nadu government has said in a gazette notification. "Consequent upon the conviction of Selvi J Jayalalithaa, Member of the Legislative Assembly, she stands disqualified for being a Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the date...
  • Vasan camp moves EC for registration of new outfit's name November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: With former Union Minister GK Vasan, who recently broke away from Congress, all set to launch his political party on November 28, his representatives have approached the Election Commission to register the name for the new outfit. Senior leaders, who quit Congress to join the Vasan camp, said...
  • DMK treasurer Stalin meets MDMK's Vaiko fueling speculation of alliance ahead of 2016 TN Assembly polls October 30, 2014

    Chennai: After a gap of eight years, DMK Treasurer MK Stalin met MDMK chief Vaiko. The meeting has fueled speculation of a possible electoral alliance to take on the ruling AIADMK ahead of the 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly elections. The meeting took place at the wedding reception of PMK leader...