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T T V Dhinakaran


Tamil Nadu: After 4 years of turbulence, Dhinakaran fails to bag single seat, BJP wins 4

May 03, 2021 9:52 am

The results announced on Sunday came as a major setback to the political ambitions of Dhinakaran, who floated the party in 2018 to prove a point shortly after his and his aunt V K Sasikala's expulsion from the AIADMK.

Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021 highlights: DMK wrests power from AIADMK

May 03, 2021 10:24 am

Tamil Nadu Election Results 2021, TN Assembly Election Result highlights: This election is the first in the state without two of Tamil Nadu's towering political figures, M Karunanidhi and J Jayalalithaa. The gap they left in the political arena has given rise to other fronts over the last few years.

Explained: Why is T T V Dhinakaran contesting from Kovilpatti?

March 17, 2021 3:34 pm

Tamil Nadu elections: Kovilpatti is being seen as a safe seat for Dhinakaran given that the AMMK candidate had polled about 20,000 votes in the Assembly segment in the last Lok Sabha elections.

Abandoned by Sasikala in poll battlefield, Dhinakaran in a fix

March 06, 2021 12:26 pm

In 2018, Dhinakaran had launched the AMMK as a result of Sasikala’s ouster in order to recapture the AIADMK from its current leadership, and Sasikala, after her recent release from prison, had no second thoughts in declaring her decision to campaign for the polls.

After DMK, AIADMK set to gain as another big leader exits Dhinakaran camp

July 03, 2019 6:59 am

Subbaiah, who was a former minister in AIADMK government and is an influential leader, was organising secretary in Dhinakaran’s party. According to Subbiah, he will join AIADMK in the presence of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday.

Thangatamilselvan slams Dhinakaran, says AMMK not accepted by people

June 26, 2019 5:58 pm

Hitting out at Dhinakaran, Thangatamilselvan said, "He takes decisions unilaterally and is not open to criticisms.."

SC notice to EC on Dhinakaran plea to use pressure cooker symbol in polls

March 16, 2019 3:52 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi also asked the poll body to depute a suitable officer to assist the court on March 25 when it will hear the matter again next.

Eyeing Jayalalithaa votes, Dhinakaran hopes to use Lok Sabha polls as launch pad in TN

February 27, 2019 11:14 am

He hit the campaign trail several months ago, and has so far adeptly done the caste and religious balance, while appealing to people to rise above both. “Those who approach you in the name of religion or caste shouldn’t even come near you,” he says.

Tamil Nadu: Dhinakaran rules out Athawale’s call to return to AIADMK

January 24, 2019 6:13 am

Fisheries Minister and AIADMK spokeperson D Jayakumar said that Athawale’s opinion may not be the party’s. “This opinion has come from a minister, not the party. Let the BJP officially make their opinions,” he said.

Two leaves symbol case: Delhi court frames charges against Dhinakaran

December 04, 2018 11:45 am

Dhinakaran won the by-elections held in Radha Krishnan Nagar Assembly constituency in December last year under the 'pressure cooker' symbol with a margin of over 40,000 votes.