Kanimozhi

  • LS polls: Kanimozhi attacks Jayalalithaa 12-04-2014 06:47 PM

    Kanimozhi campaigning in Vellore for IUML's Abdul Rahman questions Jayalalithaa's competency on managing the power situation in TN. She asks how can a CM who's in charge of State and TN Electricity Board say that there is a conspiracy to decrease power supply. She further questions why Jayalalithaa can change...
  • Abhishek Singhvi blames DMK for snapping ties with Congress 08-04-2014 05:42 PM

    Chennai: Squarely blaming DMK for snapping ties with it, Congress on Tuesday took a dig at its former ally for its "belated" realisation of supporting a secular party at the Centre. DMK seemed to have realised the strength and value of Congress belatedly, party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said without taking...
  • Two days after eviction from DMK, Alagiri meets sister Kanimozhi 27-03-2014 11:41 AM

    Chennai: Expelled DMK leader MK Alagiri met his half-sister Kanimozhi on Thursday. The meeting comes just two days after he was expelled by his father M Karunanidhi from his party, the DMK. Karunanidhi said he had taken the action on disciplinarian grounds. On Wednesday, Alagiri had met his ailing mother...
  • 2G scam: Court fixes April 4 to record statements of accused 03-03-2014 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Monday fixed April 4 for recording the statements of accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and some top corporates executives, in the 2G spectrum case. Special CBI Judge OP Saini, who was scheduled to record the statements of the...
  • AAP targets DMK over 2G scam, releases phone conversation audio, transcripts 04-02-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has kicked off its 'Poll Khol' campaign against other political parties by targeting the DMK in the 2G scam. Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday pointed out at audio tapes uploaded by Tamil website savukku.net. The website claims recorded conversations are between former Tamil...
  • DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi hospitalised 02-02-2014 07:39 PM

    Chennai: DMK Rajya Sabha MP and daughter of party chief M Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi was on Sunday admitted to a private hospital in Chennai, sources close to her said. "She has giddiness and uneasiness since she did not sleep well last night," they said. A medical bulletin released by Kauvery Hospital...
  • Enforcement Directorate likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, A Raja 13-01-2014 04:45 PM

    The Enforcement Directorate is expected to soon file a charge sheet against DMK leader Kanimozhi and former Telecom Minister A Raja for alleged money laundering in the 2G spectrum case. The Attorney General's office has vetted and sent back the agency's charge sheet in this regard to the Law Ministry...
  • 2G scam: Magistrate records Dayalu Ammal statement 28-10-2013 05:27 PM

    Chennai: The Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) on Monday recorded the statement of Dayalu Ammal, wife of DMK chief M Karunanidhi and a 60 per cent stake holder in Kalaignar TV, in the 2G scam. Dayalu Ammal is a prosecution witness in the case. Officials from the CBI, lawyers of other...
  • 2G case: Dayalu Ammal deposes before chief metropolitan magistrate 28-10-2013 11:14 AM

    Chennai:DMK president M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, a prosecution witness in the 2G allocation scam case, deposed before the chief metropolitan magistrate (CMM) on Monday at her residence in Chennai. CMM Gopalan arrived at Karunanidhi's residence around 9.30 am. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi charged by CBI as co-conspirator in the 2G...
  • 2G case: 12 accused seeks exemption from appeareance before Chennai CMM 23-10-2013 06:40 PM

    A Delhi court on Wednesday allowed the plea of 12 out of 17 accused in the 2G spectrum scam case seeking extemption from personal appearenace before a Chennai judge who will record the statement of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal as a witness in the case. Those accused,...
  • Lalu's conviction shocks other scam-accused politicians 30-09-2013 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: The message is loud and clear. The conviction of India's most colourful politician and RJD chief Lalu Prasad has once again proved that the long arm of the law will finally catch up with the high and mighty. The special CBI court verdict against Lalu has sent shock...
  • 2G scam: Court allows Raja's plea, asks for CVC's report 05-09-2013 06:39 PM

    Former Telecom Minister A Raja's plea was allowed by a Delhi court on Thursday, the plea which directed the CBI to produce before it the inquiry report of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The order came on an application filed by Raja...
  • Kanimozhi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member 05-08-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: DMK Chief M Karunanidhi's daughter M Kanimozhi on Monday took oath as a member of Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament. As the House met for the day, her name was called for taking oath or affirmation. Kanimozhi, who was re-elected to...
  • Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after uproar over smaller states 05-08-2013 11:22 AM

    3:20 PM: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after uproar by two TDP members against creation of Telangana. 3:06 PM: Some Lok Sabha Members enter the Well of the House demanding united Andhra while some demand Bodoland. The House is adjourned for the day. 3:03 PM: Lok Sabha resumes but...
  • Rahul asks Gujarat leaders to build pressure on Modi government 30-07-2013 12:55 AM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked party leaders from Gujarat to focus on issues to build pressure on the Narendra Modi-led government. In an interactive session with AICC general secretary in-charge of the state Gurudas Kamath, PCC chief Arjun Modhwadia and CLP leader Shankarsinh Vaghela, Rahul reviewed the...
  • 2G: Kanimozhi moves SC for quashing of charges against her 24-07-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of charges against her in the 2G spectrum scam. The charges against Kanimozhi include criminal conspiracy, cheating and criminal breach of public trust. Kanimozhi, who was in judicial custody for months in 2011, has been out on...
  • 2g scam: ED likely to file chargesheet against Kanimozhi, say sources 09-07-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Enforcement Directorate (ED) is likely to file chargesheet against DMK MP Kanimozhi in money laundering case related to the 2g scam, sources told CNN-IBN on Tuesday. The agency, in its chargesheet, is likely to allege that the Rs 200 crore that Kanimozhi allegedly received from Swan Telecom promoter...
  • 2G: SC to hear plea to exempt Karuna's wife from appearing as witness 09-07-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear the plea for exempting Dayalu Ammal, DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife, from appearing as a prosecution witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. A special bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi, which monitors all the 2G cases, will hear Dayalu's...
  • 2G scam: Karuna's wife seeks exemption from appearing as a witness 08-07-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, a crucial witness in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Monday approached Supreme Court (SC) seeking exemption from appearing as a witness in the case on medical grounds. Dayalu said that she is suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  • Kanimozhi thanks Sonia for Cong's support in RS polls 29-06-2013 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi met Congress President Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi on Saturday to thank her for supporting her in the Rajya Sabha elections from Tamil Nadu. Congress, however, said the meet was just a courtesy call and that it is too early whether the two parties will...
  • RS poll: Vijayakant charges dissident MLAs with betraying him 29-06-2013 05:39 AM

    Chennai: Stung by cross-voting of seven dissident DMDK MLAs in Thursday's Rajya Sabha polls, party founder and Leader of the Opposition Leader in the assembly Vijayakant on Friday charged them with betrayal as they were given a political identity by him. Putting up a brave face in the wake of...
  • Kanimozhi, D Raja elected to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu 27-06-2013 07:27 PM

    Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi was on Thursday reelected to Rajya Sabha with Congress support from Tamil Nadu after a contest with actor Vijayakanth's DMDK candidate. Four AIADMK candidates, including the party leader in Rajya Sabha V Maitreyan and CPI's D Raja, however, registered comfortable wins as expected...
  • DMK turns to Congress seeking support for Kanimozhi's RS election 27-06-2013 10:05 AM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu politics has come a full circle with this. Just months after breaking away from the UPA, now it's the DMK's turn to knock on the Congress's door for help. It is asking for support for its only Rajya Sabha candidate - the DMK patriarch's daughter Kanimozhi....
  • TN: Karunanidhi thanks Sonia for support to Kanimozhi in RS poll 26-06-2013 06:40 PM

    Chennai: DMK Chief M Karunanidhi has thanked Congress President Sonia Gandhi for supporting his daughter Kanimozhi in the Rajya Sabha elections. Congress on Tuesday had decided to lend its support to DMK leader Kanimozhi for the June 27 Rajya Sabha polls from Tamil Nadu. This despite the fact that the...
  • Congress to support Kanimozhi in Rajya Sabha polls 26-06-2013 10:10 AM

    Chennai: After days of indecision, Congress on Tuesday had decided to lend its support to DMK leader Kanimozhi for the June 27 Rajya Sabha polls from Tamil Nadu. The Congress's support could help facilitate Kanimozhi's return to the Upper House, with 32 in her favour. Kanimozhi is pitted against DMDK...
  • Congress decides to support DMK in the RS polls from TN 26-06-2013 01:20 AM

    Chennai: Congress on Tuesday decided to support estranged ally DMK for the June 27 Rajya Sabha polls from Tamil Nadu, with its five MLAs all set to vote for DMK nominee Kanimozhi. TNCC president BS Gnanadesikan said AICC General Secretary and party's in-charge for Tamil Nadu Mukul Wasnik had informed...
  • RS polls: Decision on support for TN seats to be taken by Congress on Monday 24-06-2013 12:53 AM

    New Delhi: With stakes high, Congress high command is expected to take a decision tomorrow on the issue of support in the June 27 biennial election for six Rajya Sabha seats from Tamil Nadu. The issue has kept the DMK and DMDK on tenterhooks, which are locked in a fierce...
  • TN: MMK to support Kanimozhi in Rajya Sabha polls 20-06-2013 01:26 AM

    Chennai: Muslim party Manithaneya Makkal Katchi's (MMK) two legislators in the Tamil Nadu Assembly would vote in favour of DMK's Kanimozhi in the June 27 Rajya Sabha biennial elections, said a party official. Speaking to reporters here Wednesday, MMK leader MH Jawahirullah said: "We met DMK chief M. Karunanidhi and...
  • D Raja to file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from Tamil Nadu 16-06-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: CPI leader D Raja will file his nomination for the June 27 Rajya Sabha biennial elections from Tamil Nadu on Monday. A formal announcement on Raja's renomination will be announced soon by CPI General Secretary Sudhakar Reddy. Reddy and senior party leader AB Bardhan had recently met Tamil...
  • RS poll: Kanimozhi personal assets witness three-fold increase 15-06-2013 07:47 PM

    Chennai: DMK Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi's assets have registered over three-fold increase in the last six years to Rs 26.67 crore from Rs 8.56 crore. Kanimozhi, daughter of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi in her affidavit, filed along with her nomination for the Rajya Sabha seat on Saturday, has declared that...