TN polls: AIADMK candidate impresses voters by washing clothes!

50-year-old Kathiravan is AIADMK’s Nagapattinam town secretary and contesting for the first time after being rewarded with a ticket for his active party work.

published on : 22nd March 2021

BJP cadre shell shocked as DMK MLA joins party in morning, gets Madurai North seat within hours

A senior district functionary, on the request of anonymity, said, "It is very disappointing that the party leadership have neglected the long-time workers and have asked us to pave way for newcomers."

published on : 14th March 2021

Sitting DMK MLA from Thiruparankundram P Sarvanan joins BJP in Chennai

Saravanan, who won in the Tirupparankundram bypolls, was denied the ticket to contest in the upcoming Assembly polls by DMK.

published on : 14th March 2021

Narayanasamy govt in Puducherry reduced to minority after two more MLAs quit before floor test

The simmering differences with Congress took root when he was denied a minister’s post though he was a former minister and has been an MLA since 2001.

published on : 21st February 2021

HC shocked over delay in ex-Minister Sudarsanam murder probe

The court made the observations while hearing a bail plea moved by one of the accused, who has been in prison for the past 15 years.

published on : 6th January 2021

DMK MLA Poongothai Aladi Aruna hospitalized, party sources claim she attempted suicide

The DMK MLA was taken to the Shipa Hospital, Tirunelveli, for treatment after she did not wake up in the morning on time. Sources said she attempted suicide over intra-party issues.

published on : 19th November 2020

Gutka row: Privilege motion against Stalin, DMK MLAs set aside by High Court

On August 28, 2017, the assembly privilege committee of the house initiated the privilege proceedings by issuing show-cause notices to Stalin and 20 MLAs for waving gutkha packets on July 19, 2017

published on : 25th August 2020

Justice M Sathyanarayanan of Madras HC to hear the plea of disqualified AIADMK MLAs: Supreme Court

The vacation bench of the Supreme Court passed the order on a plea by some of the disqualified MLAs who were seeking transfer of their petition challenging their disqualification.

published on : 27th June 2018

AIADMK MLAs disqualification: Here is a timeline of events after former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's death

The much-awaited verdict on the 18 MLA's disqualification case came was a split between the two judges, thus leaving the MLAs' fate hanging. 

published on : 14th June 2018

AIADMK MLAs disqualification case: Relief for EPS-OPS as Madras High Court gives split verdict, matter referred to three-judge bench

Meanwhile, 16 of 18 disqualified MLAs had turned up at the residence of RK Nagar MLA TTV Dhinakaran.

published on : 14th June 2018

Disqualification of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs was not done in haste: Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker

The 18 MLAs were disqualified on a plea by the ruling party's whip after they met the governor and expressed their lack of confidence in the chief minister.

published on : 18th December 2017

Madras HC notice to Speaker Dhanapal on DMK plea over ex-rebel AIADMK MLAs

The notice to the Speaker is in connection with a case filed by the DMK seeking to disqualify 12 former rebel AIADMK MLAs for voting against the government in February.

published on : 4th October 2017

DMK claims only 109 AIADMK MLAs attended Tamil Nadu CM meet; demands floor test

Working President M K Stalin today claimed that only 109 AIADMK MLAs reportedly took part in a meet chaired by Chief Minister K Palaniswai and renewed his party's demand for a floor test.

published on : 5th September 2017

DMK MLAs evicted en masse from Tamil Nadu assembly over MLAs payoff issue

After their eviction, Stalin and other DMK MLAs blocked roads outside the state secretariat housing the Assembly premises.

published on : 14th June 2017

MLA drama in Sasikala-Panneerselvam battle pips action at Alanganallur jallikattu

The action-filled political scene in the state has taken up prominence due to which Alanganallur Jallikattu conducted after the huge protests witnessed limited interest.

published on : 10th February 2017