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T. T. V. Dhinakaran

Exit Polls Project Regime Change In Tamil Nadu

Apr 29, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

If the results on May 2 match the exit poll numbers then M.K. Stalin would be sworn in as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, bringing curtains down on 10 years of AIADMK rule.

As Sasikala Quits Politics, Here's How The BJP Got Chinnamma To Step Back

Mar 04, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Sasikala Natarajan, the aide of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday announced that she was quitting politics.

Former AIADMK Leader Sasikala Springs A Surprise, Quits Politics

Sasikala’s opting out will remove the main stumbling block before the ruling AIADMK and Dhinakaran’s AMMK coming together for the April 6 elections.

Sasikala Returns To A Rousing Welcome In Tamil Nadu, Can She Lay Claim To Jayalalithaa’s Legacy?

Feb 08, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Clad in a dark green saree the 66-year-old Sasikala sat in the front seat of the car which sported an AIADMK flag on the bonnet.

Sasikala Set To Return To Tamil Nadu On February 7; Here's How It Will Change Things

She would start at 9 am on February 7 from Bengaluru and reach 'T Nagar residence' in Chennai by road.

03 February, 2021

Ex AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala To Return To Chennai On February 7, Grand Welcome Planned: T T V Dhinakaran

Outlook Web Bureau

VK Sasikala was released from the Parappana Agrahara Prison in Bengaluru on January 27 after she completed her four -year jail term in a corruption case.

15 January, 2021

Will BJP Compel AIADMK To Accept Sasikala?

G.C. Shekhar

To take on the DMK, the two factions could come together, say AIADMK leaders.

17 April, 2019

Rs 1.48 Crore Cash Seized From T.T.V. Dhinakaran's Party Worker In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

The overnight raids in Tamil Nadu's Theni district concluded on Wednesday early morning after Income Tax department seized Rs 1.48 crore in cash.

17 November, 2018

'Two Leaves' Symbol Case: Delhi Court Frames Charges Against Dhinakaran

Outlook Web Bureau

The court has also asked Dhinakaran to appear before it on December 4

31 October, 2018

18 Disqualified AIADMK MLAs Not To Appeal Against Madras High Court's Order

Outlook Web Bureau

The 18 disqualified legislators are supporters of the sidelined AIADMK leader Dhinakaran, who was now an independent legislator.

29 October, 2018

K Palaniswami Leading Govt Of Corruption, Commission And Collection: M K Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

The Madras High Court last week upheld the disqualification of 18 ruling party MLAs, loyal to AMMK leader T T V Dhinakaran, and cleared the decks for the bypolls in the constituencies.

26 October, 2018

18 Disqualified AIADMK MLAs To Appeal In SC Against Madras HC Order

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision of appealing to the Supreme Court was taken after a discussion between the disqualified legislators and Dhinakaran in Madurai.

25 October, 2018

Madras HC Verdict On AIADMK MLAs Is A Setback For Dhinakaran

G.C. Shekhar

The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the disqualification of the 18 AIADMK MLAs that happened more than a year ago.

29 July, 2018

'Petrol Bomb' Hurled At Car Outside Dhinakaran's House, 2 Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

Supporters of Dhinakaran who were present at the spot claimed that Parimalam had come with an intention to "hurl petrol bomb" at Dhinakaran's house and it exploded accidentally in the car itself.

14 June, 2018

Split Verdict By Madras HC, 18 AIADMK MLAs Remain Disqualified For Now

Outlook Web Bureau

The matter has now been referred to a third judge.

15 March, 2018

With Pressure Cooker Symbol, TTV Dhinakaran Adds One More Kazhagam To The List Of Tamil Nadu Parties

G.C. Shekhar

The pressure cooker symbol came to be identified with TTV and is so deeply ingrained in the minds of the Tamil voters, Dhinakaran might actually find it difficult to replace it at a future date.

15 March, 2018

Dhinakaran A 'Shani' Which Has Gone Now, Says AIADMK MLA D Jayakumar

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in the day, Dhinakaran launched his party, 'Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam', amid much fanfare, in Melur.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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