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Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 TN elections

03 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 TN elections

After years of leaving his supporters waiting, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced on Thursday that he will be launching his political party.

Water Resources Ministry's "Cauvery issue" meeting is "eye-wash": DMK's Stalin

10 Mar 2018

Water Resources Ministry's "Cauvery issue" meeting is "eye-wash": DMK's Stalin

Tamil Nadu's main opposition party DMK described as an "eye-wash" a meeting convened by Union Water Resources Ministry with stakeholder states on Cauvery issue yesterday.

All about Kamal Haasan's political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

22 Feb 2018

All about Kamal Haasan's political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

In true filmy style, superstar Kamal Haasan finally took the political plunge. He used drama, dialogue-baazi and emotion, enticing people into his fold.

Jayalalithaa's portrait in TN Assembly; DMK moves court for removal

12 Feb 2018

Jayalalithaa's portrait in TN Assembly; DMK moves court for removal

The unveiling of the portrait of Former CM Jayalalithaa in TN assembly created ripples in the state's already disturbed political scenario.

DMK richest regional party with Rs. 78cr, AIADMK comes second

29 Oct 2017

DMK richest regional party with Rs. 78cr, AIADMK comes second

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) analyzed the income and expenditure of 32 regional parties for the financial year 2015-16.

TN: Madras HC questions Speaker about non-action against OPS

04 Oct 2017

TN: Madras HC questions Speaker about non-action against OPS

The Madras HC, while hearing the petition of DMK and 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs from TTV Dhinakaran's camp regarding the latter's disqualification from the Legislative Assembly, questioned Speaker P Dhanapal as to why no action was taken against Deputy CM O Panneerselvam (OPS) when he voted against the E Palaniswamy (EPS) government in the February confidence vote.

18 MLAs backing Dhinakaran disqualified from the TN Assembly

18 Sep 2017

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.

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

11 Sep 2017

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.

TN cash for MLA sting: Opposition DMK members detained

14 Jun 2017

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.

Sasikalaa, OPS factions face off for RK Nagar

23 Mar 2017

Sasikalaa, OPS factions face off for RK Nagar

The Panneerselvam and Sasikalaa camps are set to face for the RK Nagar polls.

HC asks TN govt to give video recording to Stalin

11 Mar 2017

HC asks TN govt to give video recording to Stalin

The Madras High Court has ordered the Edappadi K Palaniswami government in Tamil Nadu to hand over video tapes of of the February 18 events inside the Tamil Nadu assembly to opposition leader and DMK chief Stalin.

Madras HC refuses to entertain DMK petition

22 Feb 2017

Madras HC refuses to entertain DMK petition

The Madras High Court has refused to pass an interim order on a petition filed by the opposition DMK, seeking to annul the results of the trust-vote in the Tamil Nadu assembly.

TN Secretary submits report to Governor Rao

21 Feb 2017

TN Secretary submits report to Governor Rao

TN Assembly Secretary A Jamaludeen submitted a detailed report to Governor pertaining to chaos on February 18 in TN assembly during trust vote proceedings.

Palaniswami wins trust vote in Tamil Nadu assembly

18 Feb 2017

Palaniswami wins trust vote in Tamil Nadu assembly

Edappadi Palaniswami, leading the pro-Sasikala faction of the AIADMK, won the floor test with 122 MLAs voting for him and 11 against.

Team OPS dismiss Sasikala from AIADMK

17 Feb 2017

Team OPS dismiss Sasikala from AIADMK

AIADMK presidium chairman E Madhusudanan has sacked Sasikala, her deputy T T V Dinakaran and another relative S Venkatesh from the party, citing Sasikala's high-profile criminal background.

TN Governor invites Palaniswami to be the Chief Minister

16 Feb 2017

TN Governor invites Palaniswami to be the Chief Minister

On Thursday, Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao invited the legislature party leader of AIADMK, Edapaddi K Palaniswami to form the government of Tamil Nadu.

SC convicts Sasikala in disproportionate assets case, won't be CM

14 Feb 2017

SC convicts Sasikala in disproportionate assets case, won't be CM

AIADMK general secretary Sasikala has been convicted by the Supreme Court in more than a decade old disproportionate assets case.

Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today

10 Feb 2017

Alanganallur to hold Jallikattu today

Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu's culturally deep-rooted bull-taming sport is set to be organized in Alanganallur today.

Centre stands with Jallikattu in front of SC

01 Feb 2017

Centre stands with Jallikattu in front of SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a recent legislation which overrode the court's ban on Jallikattu.

TN Assembly passes Jallikattu bill

23 Jan 2017

TN Assembly passes Jallikattu bill

The Tamil Nadu assembly passed the Jallikattu bill which was tabled by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre

21 Jan 2017

Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre

In the latest development, the Centre yesterday speedily cleared the proposal allowing an ordinance on Jallikattu.

Tamil Nadu politicians defy SC ban on Jallikattu

15 Jan 2017

Tamil Nadu politicians defy SC ban on Jallikattu

Defying the Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu politicians have come out in support of Jallikattu, encouraging others to participate in the controversial bull taming sport.

"Iron Woman" Jayalalithaa: From a Cine Superstar to Political Queen

06 Dec 2016

"Iron Woman" Jayalalithaa: From a Cine Superstar to Political Queen

Jayalalithaa's political graph was an improbable one; she proved what a woman is capable of doing in a patriarchal society.

Appraise people about Assembly developments: Karunanidhi

21 Aug 2016

Appraise people about Assembly developments: Karunanidhi

DMK President M Karunanidhi urged party workers to hold public meetings to appraise people about what is happening in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

DMK MLAs stage protest outside TN Assembly

18 Aug 2016

DMK MLAs stage protest outside TN Assembly

One day after 80 members of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) were suspended by TN assembly speaker P Dhanapal, they staged a sit-in protest outside the assembly.