Police book Sasikala, Palaniswamy for alleged detention of AIADMK MLAs

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Kancheepuram: Police today booked AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala and its Legislature Party Leader Edappadi K Palaniswamy in connection with the alleged detention of party MLAs at a resort in this district. The two were booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) pertaining to abduction and wrongful confinement. The case was […]

Court hall for Sasikala’s surrender shifted to central prison

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Bengaluru: The court hall where AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala is to surrender today has been shifted to the central jail at Parapppana Agrahara due to security reasons. The Karnataka High Court Registrar accepted a request by Bengaluru City Police to shift the court hall in the city citing security and other considerations, official […]

Pro-Sasikala leader booked on charge of threatening Panneerselvam

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Chennai: A senior AIADMK leader, owing allegiance to party General Secretary V K Sasikala, was today booked on the charge of issuing ‘death threat’ to Chief Minister O Panneerselvam recently. AIADMK South Chennai (North) District Secretary and former MLA V P Kalairajan was booked under different sections of IPC, including ‘criminal intimidation’, police said. Reacting […]

Sasikala seeks appointment with Guv to parade MLAs

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Chennai: Two days after staking claim with him to form the government amidst political turmoil in Tamil Nadu, AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala today sought an appointment with Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to parade MLAs supporting her before him. Sasikala said she believed that the Governor would “act immediately to save the sovereignty of […]

Sasikala has no right to remove me from party: Panneerselvam

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Chennai: Soon after being removed from the post of AIADMK treasurer by party General Secretary VK Sasikala, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said none had the right to do so and rubbished her claims that DMK was behind his moves. He said his next course of action would “reflect” the “aspirations” of AIADMK cadres and people of […]

AIADMK party wing Jayalalithaa Peravai urges Sasikala to become TN CM

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Chennai: Jayalalithaa Peravai, a wing of the ruling AIADMK, on Saturday urged VK Sasikala, aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, to take over the mantle of party General Secretary, contest in bypoll and become Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister. A resolution in this regard was adopted at a meeting of the Peravai held at the […]

Chinnamma Sasikala to be party chief: AIADMK

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Chinnamma Sasikala

Chennai: The AIADMK on Thursday announced that Sasikala Natarajan, Amma’s closest aide, would be the party’s general secretary, a post formerly held by chief minister J Jayalalithaa until her demise on December 5. Speaking to the reporters AIADMK Spokesperson C Ponnaiyan said that it is clear that Chinnamma (Sasikala) will be the next General Secretary […]

AIADMK defends Sasikala, says Gen Secy will be elected soon

Saturday, December 10th, 2016
V K Sasikala

Chennai: Strongly defending former Chief Minister and party supremo Jayalalithaa’s aide V K Sasikala, ruling AIADMK today said there is nothing wrong in its leaders calling on her as she is a key member and asserted a person would soon be elected to the top post of General Secretary. The party also dismissed as rumours […]

Jayalalithaa expels companion Sasikala from AIADMK

Monday, December 19th, 2011
Jayalalithaa Sasikala AIADMK

Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has expelled her close aide, Sasikala Natarajan, and 11 of her relatives from her party, the AIADMK. No reason has officially been given for the drastic step. Those who’ve been handed the pink slip include Sasikala’s husband, Natarajan; her nephew and former MP T T V Dinakaran; and […]