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Sasikala Natarajan

AIADMK Slams Ousted Leader Sasikala For ‘Audio Politics’, Says ‘Divide And Rule’ Tactic Won’t Work

Jun 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In the leaked audio clips, Sasikala was purportedly heard telling a few AIADMK members that it’s her responsibility to save the party and re-establish Jayalalithaa’s rule

Sasikala Vows To Return In New Audio Tapes Surfaced On Social Media

Jun 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Sasikala, who was expelled from the AIADMK in 2017 following her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, was released from prison earlier this year,

M.K. Stalin Takes Oath Along With Gandhi And Nehru

Tamil Nadu's newly minted cabinet will have a Gandhi running the Khadi and rural employment department, and a Nehru captaining urban development.

Assembly Elections 2021: Mamata, Sreedharan… Top Names To Watch Out For Ahead Of Results

May 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 1,100 counting observers will watch the process and candidates and agents will have to produce a negative Covid test report or double dose of vaccination certificate to get an entry.

Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: Chastened Congress May Settle For 24 Seats

DMK cites the national party's poor show in the past

04 March, 2021

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

G.C. Shekhar

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

03 March, 2021

Former AIADMK Leader Sasikala Springs A Surprise, Quits Politics

G.C. Shekhar

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.

01 March, 2021

BJP Wants To Rope In Sasikala, But AIADMK Demurs

G.C. Shekhar

AIADMK leaders suggested that AMMK candidates should contest either on their or the BJP’s poll symbols so they would be bound by the diktat of the larger parties.

23 February, 2021

Legacy Battle Marks Jayalalithaa’s Birth Anniversary

G.C. Shekhar

The coming Tamil Nadu Assembly elections will provide the answer to who actually inherits Jayalalithaa’s legacy.

09 February, 2021

Grand Welcome: Sasikala Reaches Chennai After 23 Hour Road Trip From Bengaluru

Outlook Web Bureau

Sasikala had left the Karnataka capital by car on Monday morning and was accorded a grand reception by her supporters all along the way, till she reached the city this morning.

08 February, 2021

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

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.

08 February, 2021

Tamil Nadu Government Confiscates Properties Of Sasikala's Kin

Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes a day ahead of Sasikala's proposed return to the state after serving the four-year term in the case

07 February, 2021

Ahead Of Sasikala’s Return To Chennai, AIADMK Files Police Complaint Against Ex-Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala will return to Chennai on Monday. She was released from a prison in Bengaluru on January 27 after she completed her four-year jail term in a corruption case

04 February, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

31 January, 2021

Expelled AIADMK Leader VK Sasikala Discharged From Hospital, Likely To Head To Chennai

Outlook Web Bureau

Prison authorities in Bengaluru had formally released VK Sasikala on January 27 after she completed the four-year jail term that was awarded to her in a Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case.

30 January, 2021

Ex-AIADMK Leader Sasikala To Be Discharged From Hospital Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

The expelled AIADMK leader and close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was undergoing treatment for Covid-19.

27 January, 2021

It Is Jayalalithaa (Memorial) Versus Sasikala Now

G.C. Shekhar

Former aide Sasikala released from prison even as EPS opens Jaya memorial

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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