Sasikala Natarajan: News

02 Apr 2019

Ram Gopal Verma

After 'Lakshmi's NTR', Ram Gopal Varma announces biopic on Sasikala

It's just been three days since director Ram Gopal Varma's recent directorial Lakshmi's NTR hit the screens.

15 Nov 2018


AIADMK launches TV channel 'News J' to take on rivals

The ruling AIADMK launched 'News J', a Tamil TV channel, to take on propaganda against it by its rivals.

14 Jun 2018


Relief for AIADMK-government: Madras HC delivers split-verdict on MLAs' disqualification

The Madras HC failed to deliver a unanimous verdict on the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs last year.

10 Jun 2018


Sasikala's estranged brother Dhivakaran launches 'Anna Dravidar Kazhagam' political party

The estranged brother of deposed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala, V Dhivakaran, today launched his political party "Anna Dravidar Kazhagam", named after Dravidian veteran CN Annadurai in Tamil Nadu's Mannargudi.

31 Mar 2018


Sasikala expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening

AIADMK leader Sasikala is expected to return to Bengaluru prison by today evening, three days before her 15-day parole ends.

22 Mar 2018


Jayalalithaa had refused to go to hospital: Sasikala

In a 55-page affidavit submitted before Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission, jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala recounted the events leading to former TN CM Jayalalithaa's death.

20 Mar 2018


Sasikala's husband Natarajan, who 'made Jayalalithaa CM,' dead

VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan died in Chennai early this morning after multiple organ failure. He was 74.

03 Mar 2018


Sasikala prison bribery charges: Karnataka government orders ACB probe

Karnataka government ordered an Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) inquiry into the alleged special privileges granted to AIADMK's Sasikala.

13 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu

Gutkha scam: Secret letter to Jayalalithaa recovered from Sasikala's room

In a startling revelation, Income Tax Department told the Madras HC that a secret letter, regarding the multi-crore gutkha scam, sent to late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on 2 Sep'16 was found in Sasikala's room in Veda Nilayam at Poes Garden.

05 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu

All about Amma TV, Namathu Amma: AIADMK's new mouthpieces

Without any mouthpiece of its own, Tamil Nadu's ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will soon launch a Tamil newspaper, Namathu Amma, and a television channel that is likely to be called Amma TV.

25 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu

AIADMK sacks six office-bearers for supporting Dhinakaran

After they were left red-faced by the RK bypoll results, AIADMK sacked six office-bearers for allegedly supporting rebel leader TTV Dhinakaran.

20 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu

First ever Jayalalithaa-in-hospital footage could impact crucial RK Nagar bypolls

A year after her death, a disqualified AIADMK MLA supporting Sasikala's faction has released the first-ever footage of Jayalalithaa in hospital, purportedly at the Apollo in Chennai.

05 Dec 2017


Remembering Jayalalithaa on her 1st death anniversary

A year back, former TN CM Jayalalithaa died on this fateful day leaving behind a divided party and several dejected followers.

23 Nov 2017


EC: Two leaves symbol goes to EPS-OPS led AIADMK

In a setback to AIADMK's Sasikala-Dhinakaran faction, EC has granted the party's two-leaves symbol to the faction led by CM E Palaniswami (EPS) and deputy CM O Panneerselvam (OPS).

18 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu

I-T department raids late Jayalalithaa's house

The Income Tax department conducted a raid at late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's Chennai residence despite protests by AIADMK members.

16 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu

Jaya TV I-T raids: 28-year-old Vivek Jayaraman under scrutiny

Sasikala's 28-year-old nephew, Vivek Jayaraman is the youngest "big fish" that the I-T department is after.

14 Nov 2017


I-T raids: Investments worth Rs. 1,500cr recovered from Sasikala-linked premises

I-T raids on premises connected to AIADMK leader Sasikala and her associates have finally come to an end after five days.

12 Nov 2017


I-T freezes 100 bank accounts linked to Sasikala's nephew

I-T sleuths have reportedly frozen at least a hundred bank accounts associated to Jaya TV MD Vivek Jayaraman, VK Sasikala's nephew.

09 Nov 2017


I-T department raids Jaya TV run by Sasikala's family

The I-T department raided the offices of Jaya TV, which is controlled by jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala and her family members. The raids were related to money laundering and tax evasion allegations.

06 Sep 2017


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.

21 Aug 2017


Did Sasikala walk in and out of Bengaluru jail?

In a major development, CCTV footage has surfaced purportedly showing VK Sasikala and her relative Ilavarasi, both in civilian clothes, walking into the Bengaluru jail she is lodged in, in the presence of guards.

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.

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.

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.

06 Apr 2017


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.

EC lambasts Sasikala faction for using 'two leaves'

The Sasikala faction of the AIADMK was lambasted by the Election Commission of India for continuing to use the "two leaves" symbol, despite it being frozen for the RK Nagar elections.

23 Mar 2017


Hate mails for VK Sasikala in jail

Convicted AIADMK leader Sasikala has reportedly received numerous letters from the people in TN accusing her for the death of Jayalalithaa.