Madras HC dismisses PIL seeking Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa
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Madras HC dismisses PIL seeking Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa

Madras HC dismisses PIL seeking Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Centre to bestow India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, upon former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The first bench comprising …

AIADMK MP Thambidurai urges Sasikala to ‘immediately’ take charge as Tamil Nadu CM
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AIADMK MP Thambidurai urges Sasikala to ‘immediately’ take charge as Tamil Nadu CM

The AIADMK urged on Monday party supremo Sasikala Natarajan to “immediately” take over as Tamil Nadu chief minister to carry on the work done by former CM J Jayalalithaa, who passed away last month. AIADMK Propaganda Secretary and Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha M Thambi Durai urged party General Secretary VK …

Jaya Peravai Ask Sasikala Natarajan To Become Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
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Jaya Peravai Ask Sasikala Natarajan To Become Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

AIADMK functionaries on Sunday urged VK Sasikala, aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, to take over the mantle of party General Secretary, contest in lbypol and become Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister. Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister, R B Udhayakumar handed over the resolution titled “Thai Thanta …

Plea in Madras HC to restrain AIADMK from appointing Sasikala as gen secy
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Plea in Madras HC to restrain AIADMK from appointing Sasikala as gen secy

On Friday, the Madras high court, has reportedly issued a notice to Sasikala Natarajan, a close aide of former chief minister late J. Jayalalithaa, and AIADMK party for unlawfully and arbitrarily appointing as party’s general secretary, after hearing the petition filed by expelled AIADMK Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala …

Tamil Nadu faces political vacuum after Iron lady Jayalalitha’s death
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Tamil Nadu faces political vacuum after Iron lady Jayalalitha’s death

Jayalalitha, 68, who was serving her fifth term as chief minister, suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday night. Dramatic displays of emotion are not unusual in southern Indian politics and Jayalalitha, with her queenly manner and numerous subsidies for the poor, had inspired a cult of personality. Many in Tamil Nadu …