April 02, 2021 11:23 am
The EC on Thursday banned Raja from campaigning for 48 hours after finding him guilty of violating the model code of conduct by making derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.
April 02, 2021 4:41 am
Raja moved the Madras High Court against the EC order but his plea was dismissed.
April 01, 2021 9:05 pm
A Raja has sent an interim reply to the EC, saying he neither made any statement that violated the model code nor one which was derogatory or defamatory against CM Palaniswami.
March 31, 2021 9:38 pm
The reference to “new born babies” was a ‘simili’ used in response to repeated allegations raised by Palaniswami stating that Stalin had never worked hard to become the leader, Raja wrote.
March 31, 2021 12:27 pm
Tamil Nadu elections: The Election Commission observed that the contents of the speeches made by A Raja were "not only derogatory but obscene and lowered the dignity of women".
March 31, 2021 1:55 am
Modi said, “Insulting women is a part of the culture of the Congress and DMK”, accusing both leaderships of doing nothing to stop their leaders from making such remarks.
March 30, 2021 8:59 am
Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo that that the DEO and SP would analyse the video clip to see if it invokes IPC sections or CrPC while the Election Commission will examine if there has been violation of model code of conduct.
March 29, 2021 1:51 pm
Raja had been facing huge protests by the AIADMK cadre across the state and even DMK MP Kanimozhi had expressed her displeasure regarding the statement.
March 29, 2021 10:09 am
Whether rich or poor, a mother is accorded a very high position in the society and whoever made disparaging remarks against a mother or women would be punished for sure by God, Palaniswami said.
March 28, 2021 8:42 pm
The case was filed based on a complaint to the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) which was forwarded to the Greater Chennai Police, Commissioner Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal told reporters here.