Monday , February 20 2017


SC convicts Sasikala in DA case, sentences her to 4 years in prison


Sasikala, the AIADMK general secretary cannot become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, or challenge elections for about 10 years. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday condemned AIADMK general secretary Sasikala in the Rs 66 crore disparate assets case. The summit court also penalized Sasikala to a prison period ...

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Sasikala convicted: What happens to her political career?

AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday find guilty AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala Natarajan in the Rs 66 Crore Disproportionate Assets (DA) case, wind up her hopes of becoming the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. The SC sentenced Sasikala to 4 years in prison and stated she would serve the ...

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Sasikala versus O. Panneerselvam: Attorney General says hold a joint floor test

Attorney General

New Delhi: With political chaos in Tamil Nadu continuing unrelieved, the Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi on Monday recommended the Governor of Tamil Nadu Ch. Vidyasagar Rao to hold a floor test to decide who the Chief Minister will be. The Attorney General has suggested the Governor that a ...

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Mumbai: Passenger opens Indigo plane’s emergency chute, 1 hurt

Indigo flight

Mumbai: A 31-year-old Mumbai city resident was arrested on Friday after he apparently opened the emergency exit of the Chandigarh-bound Indigo flight (6E 4134) while it was stationary at the Mumbai airport, flashing off a security scare. Akshay Mohan, 31, a professional movie editor and a resident of Juhu Tara ...

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Sasikala vs Panneerselvam: Tamil Nadu Governor makes no move

Tamil Nadu Governor

  CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday accepted time from Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala to resolve on their demands saying he would get back to them after “consulting legal experts”. While Mr O. Panneerselvam claimed that the Governor should allow him ...

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What’s wrong if Muslims worship ‘Bharat Mata’, says RSS chief

RSS chief

Bhopal: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday stated that there was nothing wrong if Muslims worship “Bharat Mata” since all Indians were bound together with one culture of Hindustan. Muslims may follow a different religion but all Indians regardless of their caste, creed and religions are bound ...

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After 40 minutes of silence at Jaya memorial, O Panneerselvam shatters Sasikala’s peace

O Panneerselvam

CHENNAI: After performing to be a willing pawn in the hands of V K Sasikala ever since J Jayalalithaa‘s death on December 5, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam surprised everyone on Tuesday night, blaming Sasikala and senior party leaders of “forcing” him to resign as Chief Minister. The surprise ...

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Earthquake: Magnitude 5.8 Quake Strikes Uttarakhand, Tremors Felt In Delhi, Punjab, North India


New Delhi: An earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit Uttarakhand on Monday night. Strong vibrations were felt in national capital Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon, Punjab, Uttarakhand and other parts of north India. Earthquakes were reported as far away as Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. No major damage to property or loss of ...

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Sasikala swearing-in likely to be delayed; Governor to seek legal opinion


Sources stated the Governor was of the view that there was no hurry to hold the swearing-in of Ms Sasikala on Tuesday Chennai: Tamil Nadu in charge Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao on Monday sought legal opinion on whether or not he could induct AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala as Chief ...

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