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T.T.V. Dinakaran, Mallikarjuna brought to Chennai for questioning

April 27, 2017

CHENNAI: Ruling AIADMK General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran, arrested by Delhi Police for alleged bribery, was flown here on Thursday for further investigation. Soon after landing at the Chennai airport, Dinakaran was taken to Rajaji Bhavan in Besant Nagar where central government offices are located for questioning. Dinakaran is the nephew of AIAD...

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Tamil Nadu CM urges Modi not to privatise Salem Steel Plant

April 27, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has urged the Centre to reconsider its plan to privatise Salem Steel Plant, citing the package of incentives given by the state government to the plant. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, the text of which was released to the media here, Palaniswami said the state gov...

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Delhi police to search Dinakaran and Mallikarjuna's residence

April 27, 2017

NEW DELHI: A day after a court here remanded AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran to five-day's police custody, a Crime Branch team on Thursday flew him and his aide Mallikarjuna to Chennai for further investigations into the alleged attempt to bribe officials of the Election Commission to release the party's "two leaves" symbol. "The Crime Branch team ...

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Court reserves verdict in 2G spectrum case

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: A court here on Wednesday reserved verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation case, in which former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi are being tried. CBI Special Judge O.P. Saini said the verdict may be delivered on July 15. The Central Bureau of Investigation court also directed both the prosecution and defence...

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Dinakaran remanded in five-day police custody

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: A court here on Wednesday sent sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, arrested on the charge of attempting to bribe Election Commission officials, to five-day police custody. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhary allowed the Crime Branch to quiz Dinakaran, a nephew of jailed AIADMK party chief V.K. Sasikala, for five days after the Delhi Po...

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V.K. Sasikala's banners removed from AIADMK office

April 26, 2017

CHENNAI: AIADMK cadres on Wednesday removed sidelined party General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's banners from the party office here in Tamil Nadu. The removal comes hours after party Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran, a nephew of Sasikala, was arrested by Delhi Police on Tuesday night. Earlier, E. Madhusudanan, an AIADMK leader and part of f...

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'Dinakaran arrest not to impact proposed unification talks in AIADMK'

April 26, 2017

CHENNAI: The midnight arrest of AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran by the Delhi Police will not affect the proposed unification talks between the two factions in the party, said a former AIADMK parliamentarian. "The law has done its duty. Dinakaran attacked democracy by trying to bribe the Election Commission officials. He was sent o...

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TTV Dinakaran arrested in EC bribery case

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran was arrested by the Delhi police on Tuesday night after four days of grilling in the EC bribery case. Dinakaran was accused of trying to bribe an Election Commission (EC) official to retain the AIADMK symbol of two leaves for his party, AIADMK (Amma), for the RK Nagar bypolls in Tamil Nadu. The RK Nagar c...

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Palaniswami announces compensation for 4 killed CRPF men from TN

April 25, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday condoled the death of four CRPF personnel from the state who were killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh and announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakh each to their families. Palaniswami said he was deeply grieved at the death of four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel hailing fro...

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Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

April 25, 2017

CHENNAI: Normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu amid a shutdown called by opposition parties on Tuesday to press for immediate resolution of farmers' issues. DMK Working President M.K. Stalin and others were arrested. Several DMK cadres, along with Stalin, protesting in Tiruvarur were detained by the police. DMK and other opposition parties were h...

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