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23 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

Rajinikanth extends support to Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' mission

Superstar Rajinikanth has extended his support to PM Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign by posting a tweet.

20 Sep 2017

Tamil Nadu

TN political instability continues: Madras HC stays floor test

Madras HC has adjourned the 18 MLAs disqualification case to October 4.

18 Sep 2017

Tamil Nadu

18 MLAs backing Dhinakaran disqualified from the TN Assembly

Eighteen MLAs backing AIADMK rebel Dhinakaran have been disqualified with immediate effect from the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

16 Sep 2017

Kamal Haasan

If people want, I will enter politics: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan might finally take the plunge into politics. He asserted that if he gets a "strong signal" from the people, he would enter politics.

12 Sep 2017


New Rs. 100 coins, Rs. 5/10 coins to undergo changes

The Finance Ministry will be issuing Rs. 100 coins to commemorate the birth centenary of AIADMK founder Dr MG Ramachandran and singer Dr MS Subbulakshmi.

AIADMK meet: Sasikala sacked, Jayalalithaa to remain "eternal general secretary"

At its general council meet, the AIADMK decided to sack VK Sasikala as the general secretary of the party.

11 Sep 2017

Tamil Nadu

TN's political drama continues: DMK's Stalin demands immediate floor test

Tamil Nadu's opposition led by DMK's working president MK Stalin met the TN Governor Vidyasagar Rao to appeal for a floor test in the house.

06 Sep 2017

Sasikala Natarajan

AIADMK politics: TN CM Palaniswami gets support of 111 MLAs

TN's opposition has been asking the AIADMK government to prove its majority. TTV Dhinakaran, Sasikala's nephew and head of AIADMK's another faction, has been claiming that he has sleeper MLAs within the party who will back him.

28 Aug 2017

Tamil Nadu

AIADMK decides to expel Sasikala, Dhinakaran from the party

AIADMK has decided to expel general secretary VK Sasikala in accordance with O Panneerselvam's conditions for a merger. All appointments made by her will be scrapped.

22 Aug 2017

Narendra Modi

Was the AIADMK merger orchestrated by the BJP?

AIADMK's months-long internal feud that ensued following Jayalalithaa's death ended yesterday with the O Panneerselvam (OPS) and Edapaddi Palanisami (EPS) factions joining hands.

21 Aug 2017

Tamil Nadu

AIADMK crisis: After months of feuding, OPS-EPS announce merger

After months of feud, the two AIADMK factions led by TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam have announced a merger.

18 Aug 2017

Tamil Nadu

TN CM Palaniswami orders judicial probe on Jayalalithaa's death

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami has ordered a judicial probe on former CM and AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa's widely-speculated-about death.

10 Aug 2017


Unhappy JD(U) leaders mull expelling Nitish. Party to split?

Trouble seems to have befallen JD(U) Chief Nitish Kumar. Despite warnings from party members and even senior leaders, the Bihar CM decided to join hands with the BJP.

10 Aug 2017

VK Sasikala

AIADMK removes Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary

In what could signal the beginning of an amicable resolution between the two warring factions of the AIADMK, the Edappadi Palanisamy-led camp declared as invalid the appointment of TTV Dhinakaran as party general secretary.

07 Aug 2017

Tamil Nadu

AIADMK crisis: Fresh war of words between Dhinakaran, Palaniswamy camps

The AIADMK's internal war reached new heights as both warring factions- one under Edappadi Palaniswamy and another led by TTV Dhinakaran- leveled accusations at each other.

31 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

AIADMK rumored to join BJP-led NDA in August first week

After a dramatic episode of JD (U) returning to the NDA fold, there are strong rumors that Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK would soon join the BJP-led coalition.

27 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: Conman arrested for duping college students with fake job-offers

32-year-old Ganesh was arrested in Bengaluru for tricking 45 students of a college in Kodagu district by posing as a fake hiring agent and giving fake job offers from IT majors.

19 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

Central Crime Branch investigators caught three foreigners -a Nigerian, a Briton and a Mozambique- red handed and recovered six grams of cocaine worth Rs. 7.5 lakh from them at NGEF Layout, Byappanahalli, Bengaluru.

18 Jul 2017


After J&K, Karnataka demands for a flag of its own

Ahead of 2018 Assembly polls, Congress-led Karnataka government formed a nine member committee to design a 'state' flag.

17 Jul 2017


DIG Roopa who exposed 'VIP treatment to Sasikala', transferred

DIG (Prisons) D. Roopa, who outed the ongoing corruption in the Bengaluru Central jail, has been transferred to traffic and road safety department by the Karnataka government.

15 Jul 2017


Teaching Kannada becomes compulsory in all Karnataka schools

After setting aside 5% jobs for state civil services, for aspirants who studied Kannada in school, Karnataka government has now made teaching Kannada compulsory in all schools.

14 Jul 2017


Sasikala gets VIP treatment in jail: Siddaramaiah orders high-level inquiry

After reports of AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala getting VIP treatment in Parappana Agrahara jail surfaced, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah ordered a high-level inquiry on Thursday.

13 Jul 2017


Sasikala paid Rs. 2 crore for VIP treatment in jail

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah ordered high level probe into allegations of AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, who is currently in Parappana Agrahara central jail, paying a bribe of Rs. 2 crore to prison's department officials.

04 Jul 2017

Tamil Nadu

Mystery continues: After guard's murder, Jayalalithaa's estate accountant found dead

The chain of events following former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's death has become even more mysterious. Another person associated with her was found hanging, the second death in two months.

18 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

Cash for votes: EC directs FIR against TN CM Palaniswami

The Election Commission ordered an FIR against Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister Palaniswami in connection to the RK Nagar by-election bribery case.

14 Jun 2017

Tamil Nadu

TN cash for MLA sting: Opposition DMK members detained

Opposition DMK leader MK Stalin was detained along with other party members after a ruckus was created in the Tamil Nadu Assembly over the cash for MLAs sting operation.

05 Jun 2017


AIADMK's Dhinakaran out on bail; to resume party work

AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran, who is out of prison on bail, returned to Chennai sending the message he is still the party's boss and would resume the work.

01 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

EC bribery- AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran gets bail

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was granted bail in the EC bribery case, where he allegedly bribed EC officials to retain the 'two leaves' symbol.

04 May 2017

Tamil Nadu

Will AIADMK merge with BJP?

The two factions of AIADMK are busy ironing out their differences, gearing up for a possible merger.

26 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran arrested for bribery

AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was arrested on Tuesday night after being questioned by Delhi Police for four consecutive days.

24 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

TN FM offers resignation as AIADMK merger talks begin

As both factions of the AIADMK began talks for a merger, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D Jayakumar offered his resignation saying former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam could take over his portfolio.

20 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

EC Bribery Case: Dhinakaran asked to appear before Delhi Police

Delhi Police officials served summons to AIADMK Party Deputy Chief, TTV Dhinakaran, in a case of alleged bribing of Election Commission officials for retrieving AIADMK's frozen 'Two Leaves' symbol.

20 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Panneerselvam faction puts preconditions for AIADMK merger

The AIADMK faction headed by former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam wants the other faction to withdraw affidavits filed with the EC designating V K Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran as the general secretary and deputy general secretary.

19 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

AIADMK Amma ousts Sasikala and kin from party

Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK Amma party has expelled Sasikala and her kin "considering the views of the cadres and the public."

17 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Sasikala camp divided: Will leaders cross over to Panneerselvam camp?

In a dramatic turn of events in the ongoing political showdown in Tamil Nadu, official sources from AIADMK suggested, "few ministers and senior leaders from the Sasikala camp are likely to join the Panneerselvam faction in the coming days".

EC cancels RK Nagar by-polls over voter bribery, corruption

The Election Commission has cancelled the upcoming RK Nagar by-polls scheduled on April 12, quoting widespread bribing and corruption.

Tamil Nadu IT report may lead to by-poll being countermanded

After the Central Board of Direct Taxes submits its report, detailing the exploits from C Vijayabaskar's house, the R K Nagar by-election could get countermanded.

08 Apr 2017

Madras High Court

Police arrest man who falsely claimed to be Jayalalithaa's son

A police team led by Central Crime Bureau inspector Anand Babu arrested J. Krishnamurthy, the man who claimed to late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's son, yesterday.

TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar's premises raided by IT department

IT officials raided several premises of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar and his relatives following allegations that he had distributed cash to voters in RK Nagar constituency, which is headed for a by-election.

06 Apr 2017

Sasikala Natarajan

Sasikala breaks rules, hosts 28 visitors in a month

According to documents accessed by TOI, AIADMK leader Sasikala, currently in jail at Parappana Agahara, has hosted 28 visitors in 31 days.

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