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T.T.V. Dhinakaran

HC prudently avoids House controversies

The question is whether it has absolute legitimacy in terms of constitutional propriety of enjoying the confidence of a majority of legislators.

02 May 2018 2:39 AM

TTV Dhinakaran names his new outfit after Amma

The rally turned into a massive show of strength for Dhinakaran as thousands of his supporters and cadre turned at the venue.

16 Mar 2018 2:25 AM

Bill to double Tamil Nadu MLAs’ pay sparks furore

The strike by the transport workers was on its seventh day on Wednesday.

11 Jan 2018 1:52 AM

EPS, OPS tell MLAs to maintain ‘decorum’

All his subsequent muscle-flexing before the TV cameras only indicated that he was bracing for a showdown with the government.

04 Jan 2018 2:33 AM

Sasikala is on a ‘vow of silence’ since Jaya death anniversary: TTV

Ms Sasikala, a close confidante of Jayalalithaa, was expected to continue her silent vow till January end, Mr Dhinakaran said without elaborating.

29 Dec 2017 6:26 AM


RK Nagar bypoll: OPS demands probe into Election Commission

He was referring to the Opposition charge that the AIADMK distributed Rs 6,000 per vote in RK Nagar.

26 Dec 2017 1:34 AM

TTV bypoll win not genuine, says Edappadi Palaniswami

After the party meeting, five top TTV lieutenants were stripped of their primary membership of the AIADMK.

26 Dec 2017 1:31 AM

TTV Dhinakaran washes away DMK, AIADMK in bypoll

Interestingly, the EPS-OPS smelled a secret alliance between M.K. Stalin and Dhinakaran in the polls to “wipe out” the AIADMK.

25 Dec 2017 2:11 AM

TN bypoll result holds greater significance

The immediate threat arising from the fallout of the bypoll verdict is to the stability of the Palaniswami government.

25 Dec 2017 2:08 AM

Tamil Nadu govt to fall within 3 months, says T.T.V. Dhinakaran

He declared that his goal was to send the “villains” (EPS-OPS) packing and install a government that truly inherits late Jayalalithaa’s legacy.

25 Dec 2017 1:43 AM


Leaders mark Amma’s death anniversary with silent march

Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran also took out a procession with his supporters and paid floral tributes at Jayalalithaa’s mausoleum.

06 Dec 2017 1:50 AM

EC order on poll symbol will be challenged: Dhinakaran

In August, Palaniswami-Panneerselvam factions merged dumping Sasikala and her clan.

24 Nov 2017 1:04 AM

Raids aimed at finishing me, says TTV Dhinakaran

Dhinakaran sought to know why his party leaders were being search and questioned.

10 Nov 2017 1:46 AM

Supreme Court refuses TTV Dhinakaran more time to file EC response

Mr Rohatgi wanted the EC to go ahead with Friday’s hearing as scheduled.

07 Oct 2017 6:09 AM

Sedition case on TTV Dhinakaran over pamphlet slamming PM

Dhinakaran supporters had distributed pamphlets accusing the Centre and the Tamil Nadu govt for the death of medical aspirant S. Anitha.

03 Oct 2017 2:48 AM


EC rejects TTV Dhinakaran’s plea for extension of time

The poll panel had last week set September 29 as the deadline for all parties concerned to submit documents ahead of the hearing. 

29 Sep 2017 2:10 AM

VK Sasikala ouster: TTV Dhinakaran turns to EC

AIADMK faction asked the poll panel to declare Sasikala ouster by opposite faction as ‘invalid’.

15 Sep 2017 1:19 AM

Sasikala is sacked as AIADMK general secy

The general council, which was last convened in December 2016 to appoint Sasikala as interim general secretary, passed 12 resolutions unanimously.

13 Sep 2017 1:53 AM

Sasikala ouster good for clean TN politics

Sasikala, who picked up a claim to fame for backroom manoeuvring, became the party’s self-appointed leader on her benefactor Jayalalithaa’s death.

13 Sep 2017 12:26 AM

Dhinakaran meets Governor, calls for floor test in TN

Political analysts said Mr Dhinakaran seemed to have knocked at the wrong doors since Raj Bhavan does not decide who gets to be the chief minister.

08 Sep 2017 1:11 AM