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Sasikala's vow has come true : TN CM on winning trust vote

Chennai | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
Elated and relieved after winning the floor test in the Assembly, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala's vow has come true and asserted that his victory has shown who the real supporters of 'A... read..
 

Sasikala much better than 'violent', 'anti-national' DMK: Swamy

New Delhi [India] | February 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Terming the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) as a 'violent and anti-national party', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said the state needs to be rescued from such anti-social elements.... read..
 

EC issues notice to Sasikala over Maitreyan's petition challenging her nomination

New Delhi [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Election Commission (EC) on Friday issued a notice to V.K. Sasikala on a petition filed by O. Paneerselvam loyalist Maitreyan and others challenging the nomination of J. Jayalalaithaa's loyalist as All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (AIADMK) g... read..
 

Sacking of Sasikala by OPS camp 'strange' : Sengottaiyan

Chennai | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
Newly-appointed Leader of the House and Tamil Nadu School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan today termed as 'strange, the rival OPS camp sacking AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and her two nephews from the primary membership of the party. T... read..
 

'Sasikala' biopic will be unimaginably shocking: Ram Gopal Varma

Chennai |Friday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, popularly known as RGV, on Friday said his upcoming multilingual biopic on late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's close aide V.K Sasikala will be "unimaginably shocking".... read..
 

OPS camp 'sacks' Sasikala, her nephews from AIADMK

Chennai | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
The crisis within the ruling AIADMK further deepened with the 'rebel' camp led by former CM O Panneerselvam sacking AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and her two nephews, including T T V Dinakaran, from the primary membership of the party for violati... read..
 

EC serves notice to Sasikala over appointment as AIADMK Gen Secy

New Delhi | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
The Election Commission today issued a notice to VK Sasikala on the basis of a petition filed by AIADMK MP V Maitreyan, challenging her appointment as interim general secretary of the party. The poll panel has asked VK Sasikala to reply to the notice by... read..
 

EC notice to Sasikala on petition by Panneerselvam faction

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday sent a notice to AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala and sought her reply on the petitions filed by a delegation of MPs from the O. Panneerselvam camp challening her appointment as party General Secretary.... read..
 

Panneerselvam camp 'dismisses' Sasikala, CM Palaniswami (Lead)

Chennai |Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
A week after he was sacked from the AIADMK, former party Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudanan on Friday in turn "dismissed" General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and others from the primary membership of the party.... read..
 

Madhusudanan has no power to remove Sasikala: TN minister Sengottayan

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Minister K.A. Sengottayan on Friday said former party presidium chairman E. Madhusudanan has no power to remove general secretary Sasikala.... read..
 

Panneerselvam camp dismisses Sasikala, Dinakaran from party

Chennai |Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
A week after he was sacked from AIADMK by General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, former party Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudanan on Friday in turn dismissed her from the primary membership of the party.... read..
 

TN CM Palanisamy says he has no plans to meet Sasikala today

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter Edappadi K. Palaniswamy on Friday confirmed that he has no plans to visit All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala in jail in Bengaluru. He, however, intends to go to the Kuvathur resort t... read..
 

Panneerselvam camp sacks Sasikala and Dinakaran from AIADMK primary membership

Chennai [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister O. Panneerselvam and leaders of his faction of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) today sacked jailed general secretary V.K. Sasikala from the primary membership of the party.... read..
 

Sasikala reaches Bengaluru jail to surrender

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | February 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A day after being convicted by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala Natarajan on Wednesday reached Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara jail.... read..
 

Sasikala loyalist Palaniswami becomes Tamil Nadu CM (Roundup)

Chennai |Thursday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
K. Palaniswami, a loyalist of the jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, on Thursday took oath as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister, ending for now an ugly war within the ruling party.... read..
 

OPS faction meets EC, challenges Sasikala's appointment as party Gen Secy

New Delhi | Thursday, Feb 16 2017 IST
A ten-member delegation of AIADMK MPs belonging to O Panneerselvam faction today met Election Commission officials here and challenged the appointment of VK Sasikala as the party's interim General Secretary. They termed the appointment as ''illegal'', s... read..
 

Sasikala loyalist Palaniswami sworn in Tamil Nadu CM (Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
K. Palaniswami, a loyalist of the now jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, on Thursday took oath as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, ending for now a bitter power struggle in the ruling party.... read..
 

Hard time for 'restless' Sasikala in Bengaluru jail

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala had a hard time in the Central Jail here as she could not sleep and was restless at night, a party leader said on Thursday.... read..
 

Sasikala sent to Bengaluru jail, to share cell with two other inmates

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | February 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala Natarajan was on Wednesday sent to Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara jail.... read..
 

Sasikala sent to jail: Top ten highlights of TN political crisis

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] | February 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala Natarajan was on Wednesday sent to Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara jail.... read..
 

Sasikala-backer Palaniswami to be Tamil Nadu CM (Second Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
E. Palaniswami, a loyalist of the now-jailed AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, will on Thursday evening take oath as Tamil Nadu's new Chief Minister.... read..
 

We don't want Panneerselvam: Sasikala camp

Chennai |Thursday, 2017 2:15:05 PM IST
The AIADMK party owing allegiance to now jailed General Secretary V.K. Sasikala on Thursday made it clear that it will not embrace acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam.... read..
 

Sasikala loyalist Palaniswami becomes new Tamil Nadu CM (Intro Roundup)

Chennai |Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
K. Palaniswami, a loyalist of the jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, on Thursday took oath as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister, ending for now an ugly war within the ruling party.... read..
 

Cases registered against Sasikala, Edappadi Palaniswami on charges of 'kidnap' of MLAs

Chennai | Wednesday, Feb 15 2017 IST
Cases of kidnap and criminal intimidation were registered against AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala and Tamil Nadu Minister and newly elected Legislature Party leader Edappadi Palaniswami. Following a complaint from Madurai South MLA Saravanan, ... read..
 

Sasikala cannot aspire to become Chief Minister now, say legal experts

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After the Supreme Court on Tuesday convicted All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) V.K. Sasikala in connection with the disproportionate assets case, legal experts opined that the former now cannot aspire to become the Chief Minister of Tamil ... read..
 

TN would not have progressed under 'criminal' Sasikala: Pushpa backs SC verdict

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The removal of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala escalated into a movement under Sasikala Pushpa, who apart from having personal issues with the former, has been a close aide of the caretaker Chief Minister ... read..
 

Sasikala back in jail, AIADMK infighting rages (Third Lead)

Bengaluru/Chennai |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, held guilty for corruption, on Wednesday returned to the Bengaluru jail as the battle for supremacy in the AIADMK continued in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Disproportionate assets case: Time runs out for Sasikala

New Delhi | Wednesday, Feb 15 2017 IST
The Supreme Court today declined to grant any relief to AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, convicted in a disproportionate assets case and asked her to surrender immediately before the trial court. A bench, headed by Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, emphatically ... read..
 

Sasikala expels Panneerselvam from AIADMK, Palanisamy to be AIADMK general secy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala standing disqualified to take over as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the party leadership has appointed Edapadi K. Palanisamy as the new general secretary. Care... read..
 

Sasikala leaves for Bengaluru to surrender, FIR filed (Second Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala on Wednesday vowed to return to politics as she left by road to Bengaluru to surrender even as an MLA accused her of abducting him.... read..
 

Sasikala pays tribute at Jayalalithaa's memorial before heading to Bengaluru

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala on Wednesday paid floral tribute at late J. Jayalalithaa's memorial at Chennai's Marina beach before heading out to Bengaluru where she will be jailed following her convicti... read..
 

Sasikala takes emotional vow at Jaya's memorial, heads to Bengaluru to surrender

Chennai | Wednesday, Feb 15 2017 IST
After putting in place a plan of succession, following her conviction in the DA case, by electing PWD Minister Edappadi K Palanaswami, as the leader of the AIADMK Legislative Party in her place, re-admitting two of her nephews into the party and makin... read..
 

BJP has no interest in Sasikala's conviction: Naidu

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has no interest to interfere in the ongoing political tussle in Tamil Nadu, adding that Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao will act on his discret... read..
 

BJP has no interest in Sasikala's conviction: Naidu

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has no interest to interfere in the ongoing political tussle in Tamil Nadu, adding that Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao will act on his discret... read..
 

Sasikala's conviction 'victory' for people of TN: DMK

Chennai, (Tamil Nadu),[India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Following AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala's conviction in the disproportionate assets case, DMK leader Tamilan Prasanna has hailed the Supreme Court's decision while stating that this is a victory for the people of Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Sasikala expels Panneerselvam from AIADMK, Palanisamy to be AIADMK legislative leader

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala standing disqualified to take over as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the party leadership has appointed Edapadi K. Palanisamy as the new legislative leader. Car... read..
 

Post setback, Sasikala expels 20 leaders including OPS

Chennai [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Hours after the Supreme Court upheld the trial court verdict that sentenced V.K. Sasikala to a four-year jail term, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) general secretary on Tuesday expelled 20 other leaders including caretaker Chief Mini... read..
 

Sasikala in Bengaluru to surrender

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, held guilty for corruption, arrived at the Central Jail here on Wednesday to surrender, an official.... read..
 

FIRs against Sasikala, Palanisamy on charges of abduction (Lead)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
The police on Wednesday registered FIRs against AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala and legislature party leader Edapadi K. Palanisamy after a party legislator accused them of abduction. The party has denied the claim.... read..
 

Sasikala amassed huge wealth, that is why MLAs backed her: JP

Vijayawada Feb 15 | Wednesday, Feb 15 2017 IST
Lok Satta President Jayaprakash Narayana today alleged that the AIADMK General Secretary, VK Sasikala, amassed crores of rupees and that is why the MLAs were supporting her in Tamil Nadu. Talking to media here today, he said that some MLAs were supporting... read..
 

Sasikala Case - Timeline

New Delhi/Chennai [India]{ | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Following is a timeline of events linked to AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala and her involvement with both the disaproportionate assets case and the political developments in Tamil Nadu.... read..
 

Sasikala surrenders, supporters clash with police (Lead)

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, held guilty for corruption, on Wednesday surrendered before a trial court at a prison here.... read..
 

No force can separate me from AIADMK: Sasikala post SC verdict

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Maintaining a strong front despite being convicted in the disproportionate assets case by the Supreme Court, AIADMK general secretary V. K. Sasikala on Tuesday said that no "force" can separate her from the party.... read..
 

Sasikala surrenders, back in Bengaluru jail (Second Lead)

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, held guilty for corruption, on Wednesday surrendered before a trial court at a prison here.... read..
 

Tamil Nadu watches "Political Sallikattu" between Sasikala and OPS factions

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
One Sasikala is out, another Sasikala is in. This Sasikala supports OPS, the caretaker Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. The adverse verdict against V.K. Sasikala has given new hope for L. Sasikala Pushpa to come to the frontline of Tamil Nadu politics.... read..
 

SC verdict on Sasikala: CPM hopes for end of political uncertainty in Tamil Nadu

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] on Tuesday welcomed the verdict given by the Supreme Court on All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala in connection with the 19-year old disproportionate assets case... read..
 

Sasikala's conviction will strengthen roots of democracy, end corruption in TN: JD (U)

Patna (Bihar) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Hailing the Supreme Court's verdict on AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala in connection with a 19-year old disproportionate assets case, the Janata Dal (United) on Wednesday said this move will strengthen the roots of democracy and will bring an end t... read..
 

Despite conviction, Sasikala trying to 'take hold' of TN Govt.: BJP

Bengaluru, (Karnataka) [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With Tamil Nadu PWD and highways minister Edappadi K Palaniswami staking claim to form the government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday lashed out at AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala Natarajan, saying that she was trying to 'take hold' ... read..
 

Major blow to AIADMK, SC asks Sasikala to surrender immediately

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a major blow to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the Supreme Court has rejected party general secretary V.K. Sasikala's plea for more time to surrender before a Bengaluru court. She may, however, seek two weeks time on health grounds.... read..
 

Rohatgi lauds SC for firm verdict on 'corrupt' Sasikala

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi on Wednesday praised the Supreme Court for delivering a firm verdict against AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala, in connection with a disproportionate assets case.... read..
 

SC refuses Sasikala more time to surrender

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala seeking more time to surrender after it upheld her conviction in a disproportionate assets case by a trial court.... read..
 
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