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Sasikala visits AIADMK veteran in hospital, sparks political buzz

July 21, 2021 8:46 am

Sasikala, who visited Madhusudhanan at the ICU and inquired about his health condition, said she wanted to meet the leader who was with AIADMK since 1952, when he formed the MGR Mandram in North Chennai at the age of 16.

FIR against Sasikala over 'death threats' to AIADMK leader

June 30, 2021 3:14 pm

C V Shanmugam, former Tamil Nadu law minister, alleged he started getting the death threats after he spoke out against Sasikala earlier in June, saying she would never be allowed back into the AIADMK.

Expelled, Pugazhendhi hits outs: 'OPS has no say in AIADMK, will be sidelined by EPS'

June 17, 2021 2:48 pm

Speaking to, Pugazhendhi explains his relationship with Palaniswami and O Pannerselvam, how the AIADMK is functioning following its loss in the Assembly elections, and whether he will join hands with Sasikala.

AIADMK slams Sasikala for 'audio politics', trying 'divide and rule' tactic

June 17, 2021 9:35 am

Senior AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said the cadres are vigilant and fully understand the "kind of conspirators they are", in an apparent reference to Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dhinakaran.

New audio tapes of Sasikala surface on social media

June 16, 2021 9:52 am

In the clip, Sasikala was purportedly heard saying that she has the responsibility to save the party and re-establish the rule of Amma (late chief minister J Jayalalithaa).

AIADMK expels 16 party functionaries for contact with Sasikala

June 15, 2021 5:16 am

Months after her announcement to step aside from politics, The Indian Express reported two weeks ago about Sasikala's conscious efforts to reach out to party cadres through telephone over the last month.

Explained: What could Sasikala's return mean for AIADMK and Tamil Nadu?

June 02, 2021 2:02 pm

Sasikala's plans seem to be driven by the eroding relationship between AIADMK leaders Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam. The rift presents her with an opportunity to regain a foothold in state politics.

Sasikala hints at efforts to regain control of AIADMK, a political comeback

May 30, 2021 6:02 pm

Confidante of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Sasikala's brief conversation with two of her loyalists over phone has surfaced. AIADMK spokesperson, however, has said, "we have got nothing to with her comments."

TTV Dinakaran bribery case: Delhi court rejects middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s bail plea

April 20, 2021 7:25 pm

Chandrashekhar allegedly acted as the middleman for AIADMK leader T T V Dinakaran, who reportedly tried to bribe an Election Commission official to obtain the party’s two-leaves poll symbol for the Sasikala faction.

Sasikala's exit will help to fulfil Jaya's dreams: C T Ravi

March 04, 2021 5:51 pm

AIADMK should return to power to carry forward Jayalalithaas dreams because "the DMK will think of their family progress and prosperity if they come to power," the BJP leader said.