Aiadmk

  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary Yesterday

    Justice Markandey Katju has made some sensational revelations in his latest blog where in he has accused three former chief justices of India of giving into political pressure and appointing a corrupt judge to Madras High Court. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Justice Markandey Katju Yesterday

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Justice Markandey Katju speaks about the timing of his revelations of a "corrupt judge" continuing in Madras High Court. ...
  • AIADMK demands probe into allegations of graft in judiciary Yesterday

    New Delhi: AIADMK members in Lok Sabha on Monday sought an enquiry into the allegations of corruption in judiciary made by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, charging DMK and the erstwhile UPA government with "interfering" in the appointment of a Madras High Court judge. "It is a serious matter ......
  • Who will sit next to whom in Lok Sabha, Speaker to decide soon 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is expected to finalise the seating arrangement in the new House this week even as there is no clarity as to when a decision on the issue of Leader of the Opposition will be taken. Parliament sources said Mahajan faces a...
  • AIADMK, BJD and Trinamool unwilling members to sit next to Congress in LS? July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: AIADMK, Trinamool Congress and Biju Janata Dal appear to be unwilling to have seats in Lok Sabha along with Congress which has the largest number of seats in the non-governmental side. Parliament sources said AIADMK, Trinamool Congress, BJD, whose numbers together add up to 91 in the opposition side...
  • Dhoti-clad judge denied entry in club, issue raised in TN Assembly July 14, 2014

    Chennai: A new controversy is brewing in Tamil Nadu over dress codes after a Madras High Court judge and an advocate were denied entry into the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club for wearing dhotis, instead of trousers. The political parties took up the issue in the state Assembly on Monday. Senior...
  • AIADMK functionary hacked to death July 12, 2014

    Madurai: An AIADMK functionary was hacked to death near the Law College on Friday night, allegedly to avenge the murder of a youth during a clash a few months back, police said on Saturday. Jeyapandi was on way to his house at Karumbalai when a...
  • Jayalalithaa says Karunanidhi is 'jealous' of AIADMK's growing clout July 7, 2014

    Chennai: Coming down heavily on DMK president Karunanidhi for his "wrong" statements on river water issues, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday said the 90-year-old leader was "jealous" of her party's growing clout. "Karunanidhi is giving wrong statements (on river water issues including Mullaiperiyar) as he is unable to...
  • Jayalalitha expands Brand Amma, launches Amma pharmacies June 26, 2014

    Chennai: Brand Amma has attached itself to another business with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa launching Amma pharmacies on Thursday. This comes after Amma canteens, Amma water and Amma salt. The state government has launched 10 such pharmacies in Chennai and 90 in the rest of the state. These pharmacies will...
  • DA case: Anxious days for TN CM Jaya, judgement day nears June 19, 2014

    Bangalore: The clock's ticking away for the judgement day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in her crucial disproportionate assets (DA) case. Final arguments by the defence began on Thursday morning, 18 years after the first FIR was filed against Jayalalithaa by the Tamil Nadu vigilance department. The case,...
  • SC vacates stay on trial of Jayalalithaa in DA cas June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, vacated the stay on trial proceedings against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa, in a Disproportionate Assets (DA) case. A bench of justices, Vikramajit Sen and S K Singh also dismissed Jayalalithaa's petition for staying her trial till the lower court decides the...
  • Karunanidhi urges Modi to constitute Cauvery Management Board June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Days after the ruling AIADMK turned down his demand for an all-party meeting for a discussion on constituting Cauvery Management Board (CMB), DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to constitute the CMB, saying there was no legal bar to do so. In a letter to...
  • AIADMK fields former advocate general for Rajya Sabha June 13, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has announced that the party would field former advocate general A. Navaneethakrishnan as its candidate for July 3 Rajya Sabha election. In a statement issued late on Thursday night, Jayalalithaa said Navaneethakrishnan will be the party's official candidate for the Rajya...
  • TN: After canteen and water bottles, Jaya now comes up with Amma salt June 12, 2014

    Chennai: After launching low-cost canteens and bottled drinking water, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's brand Amma will now be associated with subsidised salt too. Jayalalithaa's latest scheme involves packaging and selling three varieties of Amma salt. The three varieties of Amma salts are refined free flow iodised salt at Rs 10,...
  • Sumitra Mahajan set to be LS Speaker; Dy Speaker may be from AIADMK, say sources June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Ending speculations, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday confirmed that BJP leader Sumitra Mahajan would be the Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha. Mahajan will be the second woman to hold the key position after the outgoing Speaker Meira Kumar. Meanwhile, the Deputy Speaker of the Lower House may be from...
  • Media falling prey to rival party: Karunanidhi June 4, 2014

    Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi on Tuesday asked whether it was justifiable on the part of media for "falling prey to a rival party", which, he claimed, is wanting to root out his party from Tamil Nadu. "The media is falling prey to a rival party which is wanting to root...
  • Jayalalithaa to meet PM Modi today June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. This will be their first meeting since Modi assumed office. The meeting is likely to take place at around 1 pm and sources said that Jayalalithaa is likely to present...
  • Tamil Nadu: DMK blames EC, AIADMK's malpractices for defeat June 2, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Monday alleged that use of money, muscle power and misuse of official machinery by the ruling AIADMK were responsible for the party's worst-ever performance in the recent Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, where it drew a blank. A brainstorming session of the party's high level working committee...
  • AIADMK may provide issue-based support to BJP in Rajya Sabha: sources May 31, 2014

    Chennai: A day after CNN-IBN learnt that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week, questions are being asked whether the AIADMK is mulling joining the NDA. AIADMK sources say that the party is likely to provide only issue-based support to the BJP in the...
  • Corporation Deputy Mayor takes charge as Mayor May 30, 2014

    Coimbatore: The City Corporation Council today registered and accepted the resignation of Mayor, S M Velusamy, submitted on May 27, following his removal from the post of urban district secretary of the AIADMK. At a special meeting of the council, convened to register the resignation, Deputy Mayor, Leelavathi Unni, was given...
  • Jayalalithaa to meet PM Modi on June 3 June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 3. This is her first meeting after Modi's anointment as the PM last week. Jayalalithaa had boycotted PM Modi's swearing-in ceremony in protest of the invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Jayalalithaa will meet Modi at his...
  • Jaya not to attend Modi's swearing-in, won't send any representative too May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: To mark her protest against the presence of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will skip the swearing-in of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Monday. Sources also say that she will not be sending any representative for the event as well. Meanwhile, Tamil students...
  • MDMK chief Vaiko to hold black flag protest against Rajapaksa in Delhi May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko, an important all of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Tamil Nadu, will hold a black flag demonstration against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Delhi on Monday. Rajapaksa will be in Delhi on Monday to attend Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony...
  • Jayalalitha expels former MP for bringing 'disrepute' to party May 24, 2014

    AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday expelled former MP C Sivasamy for "bringing disrepute" to the party. In a statement, she announced that Sivasamy, who had represented Tirupur in the 15th Lok Sabha, was being removed from all posts of the party besides its primary membership...
  • Invitation to Lanka for Modi's swearing-in unfortunate: Jayalalithaa May 22, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has called PM-elect Narendra Modi's invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing in ceremony on Monday unfortunate. Jayalalithaa said that even before the new prime minister and the new government had assumed office and begun functioning, the unfortunate move of...
  • Tamil Nadu: No role for AIADMK at the Centre despite landslide victory May 21, 2014

    Chennai: Despite a massive showing in the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu, the road leading to the Red Fort in New Delhi seems too distant for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Even after winning 37 out of 39 seats in the state, the AIADMK supremo will have no say...
  • Jayalalithaa sacks Labour Minister from cabinet, two key party posts May 20, 2014

    Chennai: Continuing with her shake-ups in the government and the party ranks post-Lok Sabha elections, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today sacked Labour Minister K P Munusamy from the cabinet and from the party's two key posts. Rural Industries Minister P Mohan would hold additional charge of the Labour...
  • Jaya sacks three ministers, six party functionaries May 19, 2014

    Chennai: Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Monday sacked three ministers and six district heads in the backdrop of her party's defeat in three Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. She dismissed Minister for Revenue BV Ramanaa, Minister for Agriculture S Damodaran and Minister for Labour KT...
  • Sri Lanka 'happy' Jayalalithaa lost clout in New Delhi May 19, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday said that it is pleased that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has lost any bargaining power with the Narendra Modi government because of the majority BJP has on its own in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls. President Mahinda Rajapaksa's administration was pleased that it could do...
  • Thambidurai elected as AIADMK Parliamentary Party leader May 19, 2014

    Chennai: Senior leaders M Thambidurai and Dr V Maithreyan were on Monday elected as Leader and Deputy Leader of the AIADMK Parliamentary Party respectively. They were elected at a meeting of the party's MPs presided over by party supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, a party release said. At the meeting...