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Jayalalitha expels friend Sasikalaa from party, home

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Monday expelled her close associate, Sasikalaa Natarajan, and 13 others, mostly Sasikalaa’s relatives, from the party’s primary membership. Long regarded as an important member of the CM’s household, Sasikalaa also left Jayalalithaa’s Poes Garden bungalow with her brood. A terse AIADMK press release said Sasikalaa and 11 of her ... Read More »

Jaya hands out laptops, cattle to voters

Tiruvallur: With the local body polls in early October, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has gone all out to reach out to rural voters with the freebies she promised during the assembly polls. Violet, a Class XII Student from Tiruvallur, Tamil Nadu, is a proud owner of a brand new laptop. She’s among 119 students from two schools in the ... Read More »

Revised marriage aid scheme launched

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday launched the revised marriage assistance schemes for women, which includes 4 gm gold for the ‘thirumangalyam’. For women holding undergraduate degree or diploma, the assistance has been hiked from Rs.25,000 to Rs.50,000. In the case of poor women, it will be Rs.25,000. For both categories, the 4 gm gold will be given free. At a ... Read More »

DMK, AIADMK locked in close battle in TN polls

Ruling DMK and AIADMK are locked in a close race for electoral supremacy in the April 13 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls with both sewing up formidable alliances, setting the stage for one of the fiercest battles ever. Both the major Dravidian parties have been winning the elections alternately since 1989 and AIADMK taking the lead in bringing all major opposition ... Read More »

AIADMK seat-sharing committee meets Vaiko

The AIADMK has begun efforts to retain the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) led by Vaiko in its alliance for the Assembly elections. On Saturday morning, members of the AIADMK’s seat-sharing committee, O.S. Panneerselvam and K.A. Sengottaiyan, met Mr. Vaiko at Thayagam, the headquarters of the party and had a discussion for more than an hour. Sources said the AIADMK ... Read More »