Sasikala News

Can't allot 'pressure cooker' symbol to TTV Dhinakaran-led unregistered party, EC tells SC

Dhinakaran told the apex court that the EC stand would force the candidates of AMMK party led by him to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on different symbols.

Sasikala given preferential treatment in prison, reveals RTI report

The report said Sasikala, close aide of late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa, was allowed to wear her personal clothes and cook. A pressure cooker and spices were found in her prison cell.


Duty evasion: Sasikala's husband Natarajan surrenders before CBI court

Natarajan had been accused of evading customs while importing a luxury car from the United Kingdom in 1994. The former had declared the car as used vehicle and evaded a tax of Rs. 1.06 crore.

Sasikala on a 'vow of silence' in prison, says Dhinakaran

"She is on a mauna viratham (vow of silence) since Amma's (Jayalalithaa) death anniversary (on December 5)," Dhinakaran told reporters after meeting his aunt in the Parappana Agrahara Prison.

TTV Dinakaran meets Sasikala in Bengaluru prison

The purpose of his visit is unknown, but it comes close after the ruling AIADMK sacked at least 9 party functionaries close to Dinakaran.

Jaya probe panel seeks info from Sasikala, Apollo Hospital

Several persons, including IAS officials, doctors, Jayalalithaa's niece J Deepa and nephew J Deepak and Madurai-based DMK functionary P Saravanan have deposed before it so far.


Cop, who alleged preferential treatment to Sasikala in jail, faces Rs 20 cr defamation suit

The two officers were locked in a public spat over the bribery charge, which led to the state government asking Rao to go on leave and Roopa being transferred

I-T was doing its job: Sasikala nephew plays down searches

Vivek Jayaraman disagreed when asked about a political motive behind the I-T searches. His cousin T T V Dinakaran had, however, accused the BJP of using the I-T department against the V K Sasikala family.

Income Tax department claims Rs 1,430 cr seizures in raids on Sasikala kin, other premises

Sources in I-T Department said hundreds of incriminating documents were seized, besides Rs 7 crore cash and jewellery worth approximately Rs 5 crore.

No conspiracy in IT raids against Sasikala, says Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan

Dhinakaran had alleged that the multi-city searches at 187 places conducted since November 9 were a "conspiracy" aimed at ousting him and his jailed aunt from politics.