Aiadmk

  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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. ...
  • Jayalalithaa hopes new government at the Centre will be friendly May 16, 2014

    AIADMKA supremo J Jayalalithaa said that her party has achieved this victory on its own without any alliance. Hope the new government in the Centre will be friendly, she said. ...
  • Post-poll survey: TRS leading in Telangana, AIADMK is a big gainer in TN May 14, 2014

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, TRS is a big gainer in Telangana with 8-12 seats and Congress is getting 3-5 seats, while BJP-TDP alliance is getting 2-4 seats out of 17 seats. On the other side, J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is leading...
  • Jaya refuses to comment on post-poll alliance, says waiting for result May 14, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa refused to comment on the post-poll alliance and said she was eagerly waiting for the result. Jayalalithaa said, "I am waiting eagerly for results which will be declared on May 16. Nothing more I can say at this juncture. I cannot...
  • Will Modi be able to strike post poll alliance with Mamata, Mayawati and Jayalalithaa? May 9, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha election results just a week away, BJP on Friday said that it does not believe in "political untouchability" and is open to take support from any party. But Modi's hunt for post-poll alliances might run into trouble with BSP supremo Mayawati clearly ruling out any...
  • Is politics being played out over Chennai terror blasts? May 1, 2014

    One passenger was killed and 14 others injured in twin explosions in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at platform number 9 of the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The blasts reportedly took place in the sleeper coaches of the train as it was coming to an halt at the station,...
  • Watch: Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, Kanimozhi vote in Tamil Nadu April 24, 2014

    39 seats in Tamil Nadu are voting in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 24. Even though Tamil Nadu is witnessing a multi-corner contest, the main fight is between chief minister J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK and M Karunanidhi-MK Stalin led DMK. ...
  • Election Yatra: The battle for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu April 21, 2014

    The M Karunanidhi-led DMK and J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK fight out in the 39 Lok Sabha seats of Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Show Me The Money: A Raja's total assets valued at Rs 3.6 crore April 6, 2014

    New Delhi: 2G scam-tainted former Telecom Minister A Raja has cash reserves of Rs 7.9 lakh. The AIADMK leader's bank deposits and investments are valued at Rs 97 lakh. He and his wife have jewellery worth Rs 69.6 lakh. Raja has shown present immovable assets worth Rs.32.85 lakh. And the total value...
  • With LS polls round the corner, Jayalalithaa steps up election campaign April 6, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is campaigning aggressively for the Lok Sabha elections as the AIADMK has chosen to go solo in the polls. She held a massive rally in Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Time for DMK, AIADMK to go, says new BJP ally PMK March 21, 2014

    PMK joined the BJP-led NDA on Thursday. Party leader Anbumani Ramadoss told CNN-IBN that the tie-up with the NDA will provide a new political alternative in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Jayalalitha calls Mamata, wishes luck for LS polls March 7, 2014

    A day after AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa snapped her pre-poll alliance with the Left Front, sources have told CNN-IBN that she called West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and wished her for the coming Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the politics of protest help or hurt the AAP? March 6, 2014

    While the 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers arrested overnight for protests in the national capital were granted bail by the Patiala House Court on Thursday, party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi were taken for interrogation at the Parliament Street police station. The two leaders have been served a notice...
  • Centre should immediately approve release of Rajiv Gandhi killers: DMK February 19, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has decided to release all 7 people convicted in the killing of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Centre has been given a 3-day deadline to ratify the decision. ...
  • AIADMK passes resolution, declares Jayalalithaa as PM candidate January 6, 2014

    The AIADMK has passed a resolution declaring party supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as the prime ministerial candidate. Jayalalithaa said, "Party cadres expressed their feelings. they have a right to do so. But whatever party wants to convey as its official stand has been conveyed in the...
  • The Last Word: SC right in asking EC to regulate 'freebies' under code of conduct? July 9, 2013

    Taking a strong view against distribution of freebies by political parties and candidates, the Supreme Court has expressed the need for a law to regulate their conduct. Karan Thapar discusses with a panel of experts whether the Supreme Court is right in asking the Election Commission to bring the election...
  • Will rise of a Third Front of non-Congress, non-BJP leaders spell doom for India? June 12, 2013

    Several regional parties such as the TMC, the BJD and the AIADMK have declared that the time has come for a Third Front of non-Congress and NON-BJP parties to emerge. ...
  • Watch: Parties for and against Narendra Modi as PM April 17, 2013

    While most of the political parties are against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, only the AIADMK and the Shiromani Akali Dal support him. ...
  • Marines row: Italian government has been fair, says Salman Khurshid March 29, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "I think the Italian government has been very sensible. It took time to be persuaded. I have no problem to say that they have done a good job." ...
  • Jayalalithaa walks out of NDC meet, Modi hits out at Centre December 27, 2012

    On a day Jayalalithaa accused the Centre of stifling her voice, Modi too hit out at the government over leadership crisis. ...
  • All party meet fails to break FDI deadlock in Parliament November 26, 2012

    While the Left and the BJP are still insisting on a debate with voting on FDI, the Trinamool and other key parties like the BSP and Samajwadi Party are now showing signs of backing off. ...
  • News 360: BJP, Left, JD(U) stick to demand for voting on FDI November 26, 2012

    In a major relief for the UPA, the TMC, the BSP and the SP have decided against opposing the Central Government's proposal for discussion without voting on FDI in multi-brand retail in Parliament. ...
  • Kalam opts out of the race for the Raisina Hill June 18, 2012

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Monday withdrew from the Presidential race, despite attempts of persuasion by BJP leader LK Advani. ...
  • President poll: NDA still a divided house June 17, 2012

    A divided opposition NDA has been unable to reach a consensus on a candidate to take on the UPA's choice Pranab Mukherjee. ...
  • Sangma lobbies hard for Rashtrapati Bhawan May 22, 2012

    There are reports that both the Congress and the NCP won't back PA Sangma's candidature for the President's post. ...
  • The Last Word: Govt spending on political anniversaries wrong? May 21, 2012

    On The Last Word, Karan Thakar asks a panel of experts, is the Indian tradition of taking out multiple large advertisements in all newspapers to commemorate political birth, death or other anniversaries acceptable or morally wrong? ...
  • Does Jayalalithaa have ambitions beyond Tamil Nadu? May 16, 2012

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Rs 25 crore ad campaign to celebrate one year in power and highlight its achievements has been slammed by critics. ...
  • News 360: Will remain with the UPA unless humiliated, says Mamata March 19, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee defended her decision to push for Dinesh Trivedi's sacking from the Union Cabinet after he raised passenger fares in all the classes in the budget. ...
  • News 360: All the news of the day February 9, 2012

    Former IPL chief Lalit Modi has lashed out at the BCCI for its running of the lucrative Twenty20 league. ...