AIADMK

  • DA case: Jayalalithaa gets bail; will the relief be shortlived? October 17, 2014

    After 21 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has finally been granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Her sentence has been suspended, as is that of her co-convicts. The court told her to ensure no violence by her party cadres. ...
  • Would have committed suicide had Jaya not got bail: supporters October 17, 2014

    Supporters of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa said that they would have committed suicide had she not got bail today in the DA case. ...
  • Watch: AIADMK supporters celebrate after SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa October 17, 2014

    AIADMK supporters celebrated, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case on medical grounds. ...
  • Jayalalithaa bail politics: Loyalty or extreme sycophancy? October 7, 2014

    In a huge blow to the AIADMK, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. ...
  • Former Olympian comes out in Jaya's support, says she has nurtured sports in Tamil Nadu October 7, 2014

    A lot of people have come out in support of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. Many eminent sportspersons including former Olympian and Hockey player Vasudevan Bhaskaran have launched a signature campaign. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Cinema halls shut to protest Jayalalithaa sentencing September 30, 2014

    In order to show solidarity with former chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, cinema halls across Tamil Nadu are shut. Members of the Tamil Film Exhibitors Association are fasting to show their support for the AIADMK chief, who has been convicted and sentenced in 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. AIADMK...
  • Centre offers help to Tamil Nadu following tension in state September 29, 2014

    Speaking on the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu following the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Home secretary has spoken to chief secretary and DGP of Tamil Nadu. Center has offered all help." ...
  • O Panneerselvam's second stint as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister September 29, 2014

    Once a tea seller in a small town in Theni district, 63-year-old O Panneerselvam is now Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister. But OPS as he is popularly known is no stranger to the chief minister's chair. As a first-time MLA back in 2001, he was sworn in as chief minister...
  • Jayalalithaa allotted VVIP cell number 23 in the Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara September 28, 2014

    Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has been allotted VVIP cell number 23 in the Central Prison. Jayalalithaa took a stroll within the jail premises at 5:30 on Sunday morning. AIADMK supporters were refused permission to meet Jayalalithaa on Sunday. ...
  • 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 CNNIBN, 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. ...
  • Postpoll survey: TRS leading in Telangana, AIADMK is a big gainer in TN May 14, 2014

    According to CNNIBNCSDSLokniti postpoll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, TRS is a big gainer in Telangana with 812 seats and Congress is getting 35 seats, while BJPTDP alliance is getting 24 seats out of 17 seats. On the other side, J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is leading...
  • Jaya refuses to comment on postpoll alliance, says waiting for result May 14, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa refused to comment on the postpoll 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 postpoll 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 BangaloreGuwahati 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 3day deadline to ratify the decision. ...
  • AIADMK passes resolution, declares Jayalalithaa as PM candidate December 21, 2013

    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 nonCongress, nonBJP 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 nonCongress and NONBJP 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. ...