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According to the women politicians HT spoke to as well as those quoted in the report, the issue of online abuse cuts across party lines.(PTI File Photo)

Indian women leaders trolled more than those in US, UK, says report

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 09:43 AM IST
Amnesty revealed that of the 95 women politicians, 44 were from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 28 were from the Indian National Congress (INC), and 23 were from other parties such as Aam Aadmi Party, Apna Dal, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, All India Trinamool Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) among others.
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BJP’s former state president and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan has claimed that his party might have done even better if it had contested without the alliance in Tamil Nadu.(PTI PHOTO.)
BJP’s former state president and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan has claimed that his party might have done even better if it had contested without the alliance in Tamil Nadu.(PTI PHOTO.)

In Tamil Nadu, BJP blames AIADMK for its tally in civic polls, Dravidian major reacts

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 06:48 PM IST
After three years, Tamil Nadu had gone for civic polls on December 27 and 30, 2019. Although it was a close contest between the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), the opposition managed to lead in the elections.
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Tamil Naidu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has promised that his government will urge the union government to give dual citizenship for Lankan Tamil refugees.(PTI PHOTO.)
Tamil Naidu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has promised that his government will urge the union government to give dual citizenship for Lankan Tamil refugees.(PTI PHOTO.)

Amit Shah has assured of changes in CAA for Lankan Tamil refugees: AIADMK mouthpiece

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 10:58 PM IST
When the Citizenship Amendment Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the AIADMK MPs voted in favour of it. However, Tamil Nadu’s principal opposition DMK which had voted against the bill has been accusing the AIADMK of betraying the Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who were excluded in the CAA.
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The Tamil Nadu BJP does not have a leader after then president Tamilisai Sounderajan vacated her position since she was elevated as the Governor for Telangana.(HT PHOTO.)
The Tamil Nadu BJP does not have a leader after then president Tamilisai Sounderajan vacated her position since she was elevated as the Governor for Telangana.(HT PHOTO.)

After Maharashtra, BJP wants to keep its Tamil Nadu ally AIADMK in good humour: Analysts

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 07:30 AM IST
Although the saffron party has had differences with the Dravidian major recently on a number of issues, it is now trying to appease its ally ahead of a visit to the state, by its working president JP Nadda on Saturday. He is expected to review the party’s functioning in the state.
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DMK President MK Stalin has called the new political development in Maharashtra a murder of democracy.(PTI PHOTO.)
DMK President MK Stalin has called the new political development in Maharashtra a murder of democracy.(PTI PHOTO.)

Stalin calls Maharashtra coup a shame for democracy, AIADMK greets new govt

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 07:38 PM IST
AIADMK coordinator OPS, on the other hand greeted Fadnavis and his deputy Pawar to work for the sustainable growth of Maharashtra.
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Former CM Jayalalithaa was admitted in Chennai’s Apollo Hospital on September 22, 2016. After 75 days of treatment, she was declared dead on December 5, 2016.(PTI FILE PHOTO.)
Former CM Jayalalithaa was admitted in Chennai’s Apollo Hospital on September 22, 2016. After 75 days of treatment, she was declared dead on December 5, 2016.(PTI FILE PHOTO.)

Ahead of bypolls, AIADMK, DMK continue trading barbs over Jayalalithaa’s death

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 08:33 PM IST
DMK president MK Stalin was the first to speak about the issue alleging that the mystery behind Jayalalithaa’s death has not been solved till date.
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VK Sasikala is serving a four-year jail term for corruption.(PTI)
VK Sasikala is serving a four-year jail term for corruption.(PTI)

AIADMK minister prays for Sasikala’s early release from prison, re-entry into party

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 11:03 PM IST
Sasikala was removed from the party by the current leadership of chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) and his deputy O Panneerselvam (OPS) in September 2017.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) at Shirdi, Maharashtra.(File photo: PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitates beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) at Shirdi, Maharashtra.(File photo: PTI)

Rural housing scheme success hinges on Opposition states this year

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 01:27 AM IST
The Centre has to count on Congress-ruled Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh as well as West Bengal (ruled by the Trinamool Congress), Tamil Nadu (ruled by the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam), and Odisha to achieve targets set under the scheme.
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Makkal Needhi Maiam leader Kamal Hassan has hired poll strategist Prashant Kishor’s IPAC ahead of the Tamil Nadu State Legislative Assembly (TNLA) elections due in 2021.(PTI PHOTO.)
Makkal Needhi Maiam leader Kamal Hassan has hired poll strategist Prashant Kishor’s IPAC ahead of the Tamil Nadu State Legislative Assembly (TNLA) elections due in 2021.(PTI PHOTO.)

MNM implements poll strategist Prashant Kishor’s template for 2021 TN assembly polls

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 07:19 PM IST
The major Dravidian parties, the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), and opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) are yet to come out from the shadow of the recently finished Lok Sabha polls and 22 assembly by-polls. But, the MNM has already activated its poll machinery for the 2021 assembly polls as per the IPAC’s blueprint.
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The AIADMK has not involved the BJP in its campaign for the Vellore Lok Sabha poll on August 18. The election was postponed because of large cash seizure.(HT Photo)
The AIADMK has not involved the BJP in its campaign for the Vellore Lok Sabha poll on August 18. The election was postponed because of large cash seizure.(HT Photo)

Fissures appear in BJP-AIADMK alliance

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 01:23 AM IST
The AIADMK and BJP alliance lost 37 of 38 Lok Sabha seats they contested in an alliance in Tamil Nadu.
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The DMK was planning to raise several issues during the session to embarrass the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).(HT Photo)
The DMK was planning to raise several issues during the session to embarrass the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).(HT Photo)

Will not push for no-confidence motion against speaker: Stalin

By HT Correspondent | Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Stalin spoke to reporters after adjournment of the first day of the assembly session, which will run until the end of July.
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Preliminary reports indicate the fridge caught fire which may have started in the pooja room.(AFP)
Preliminary reports indicate the fridge caught fire which may have started in the pooja room.(AFP)

Refrigerator at home catches fire, 3 of Chennai family die

By M Manikandan | Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 11:07 PM IST
A police officer said investigations are on to ascertain if the fire started from the refrigerator or the pooja room.
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AIADMK managed to save its government by winning nine of the 22 assembly seats where bypolls were held, but the strength of the DMK in the assembly has increased, given that 21 of these were held by the ruling party earlier.(PTI Photo)
AIADMK managed to save its government by winning nine of the 22 assembly seats where bypolls were held, but the strength of the DMK in the assembly has increased, given that 21 of these were held by the ruling party earlier.(PTI Photo)

With AIADMK in doldrums, DMK confident of returning to power in TN

By MC Rajan | Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 07:30 AM IST
The DMK-led alliance won 37 of 38 Lok Sabha seats with the AIADMK retaining only Theni.
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Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy, O Panneerselvam, have been running the government as well as the party as AIADMK’s co-conveners. (Photo:AIADMK Twitter)
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy, O Panneerselvam, have been running the government as well as the party as AIADMK’s co-conveners. (Photo:AIADMK Twitter)

In AIADMK, more party men press for leadership overhaul

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 12:37 AM IST
Rajan Chellappa, a lawmaker from Madurai north, said the party and the government should have a single leader.
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Chief minister Palaniswami denied any factional feud in the AIADMK.(PTI)
Chief minister Palaniswami denied any factional feud in the AIADMK.(PTI)

AIADMK veteran demands overhaul in party leadership

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 08:47 AM IST
AIADMK veteran and former Madurai Mayor V Rajan Chellappa has demanded a change in the leadership following the party’s rout in the Lok Sabha elections.
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There is no place for Hindi. Neither the government nor the party would backtrack even an inch from what Anna has laid out. There would not be any change,” Tamil Nadu minister and AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said.(PTI File Photo)
There is no place for Hindi. Neither the government nor the party would backtrack even an inch from what Anna has laid out. There would not be any change,” Tamil Nadu minister and AIADMK leader D Jayakumar said.(PTI File Photo)

No place for Hindi in Tamil Nadu, says AIADMK

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 01:39 AM IST
Jayakumar’s statement came a day after the Opposition accused chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami of being an apologist for the Centre’s three-language formula proposed in the draft New Education Policy (NEP).
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According to the draft National Education Policy that was made public by the new government, the three-language formula should be introduced at an earlier stage in schools.(Ministry of HRD/Twitter)
According to the draft National Education Policy that was made public by the new government, the three-language formula should be introduced at an earlier stage in schools.(Ministry of HRD/Twitter)

Anger in South over draft policy’s Hindi ideas

By MC Rajan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 11:54 PM IST
Although the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party, was muted in its response, the Tamil Nadu government maintained that the state will persist with a two-language formula – Tamil and English.
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A CBI officer, requesting anonymity, said a lot of girls/women were not ready to come forward and lodge complaints for fear that their identities would be exposed.(HT Photo)
A CBI officer, requesting anonymity, said a lot of girls/women were not ready to come forward and lodge complaints for fear that their identities would be exposed.(HT Photo)

Charge sheet filed in Tamil Nadu’s Pollachi scandal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 10:08 PM IST
The agency has, however, not been able to identify the exact number of victims who were raped, videographed and blackmailed by the gang.
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The AIADMK, which is in power in Tamil Nadu, is in contesting the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party for 40 parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.(Kalpak Pathak / HT Photo)
The AIADMK, which is in power in Tamil Nadu, is in contesting the Lok Sabha elections in alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party for 40 parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.(Kalpak Pathak / HT Photo)

AIADMK ally to move court over EC decision to cancel Lok Sabha polls in Vellore

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 11:09 AM IST
Shanmugam, news agency ANI reported, is planning to file a plea in the Madras High Court on Wednesday challenging the decision of the poll panel. Shanmugam, the founder of the New Justice Party, is in the fray on the election symbol of the AIADMK, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.
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Karunanidhi Stalin, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) newly-minted president, used to be fertile material for Tamil Nadu’s formidable army of social media meme-makers.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Karunanidhi Stalin, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (DMK) newly-minted president, used to be fertile material for Tamil Nadu’s formidable army of social media meme-makers.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: After Karunanidhi, will Stalin be able to lift DMK in first big poll test?

By TR Vivek | Hindustan Times, Muthuvel
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 07:15 AM IST
In addition to a big haul of LS seats that would make Stalin a key player at the centre, if the DMK wins around a dozen of the 22 assembly seats going to bypolls on April 18 and May 19, Stalin could well be Tamil Nadu’s next chief minister.
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Raids were also carried out at the premises of a group of financiers in Chennai and Tirunelveli based on allegations of accumulating money for election-related work.(BLOOMBERG)
Raids were also carried out at the premises of a group of financiers in Chennai and Tirunelveli based on allegations of accumulating money for election-related work.(BLOOMBERG)

Before Tamil Nadu votes on April 18, IT sleuths carry out raids in multiple locations

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 09:45 PM IST
The raids have been conducted in the premises of PSK engineering construction company on charges of possessing and routing unaccounted cash.
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Mumbai, India - Oct. 8, 2014 : Election Commission staff seals the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at 181 Mahim Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency election office in D'Silva School, Dadar, Mumbai, India on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, days ahead of the upcoming ASSEMBLY (VIDHAN SABHA) ELECTIONS on October 15, 2014.(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - Oct. 8, 2014 : Election Commission staff seals the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) at 181 Mahim Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Constituency election office in D'Silva School, Dadar, Mumbai, India on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, days ahead of the upcoming ASSEMBLY (VIDHAN SABHA) ELECTIONS on October 15, 2014.(Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Tirrupur constituency in Tamil Nadu is an AIADMK stronghold

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Tamil Nadu’s 39 parliamentary seats will go to polls in a single phase on April 18.
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One of the petitioners against the project is Anbumani Ramadoss, MP of the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), which has joined hands with the AIADMK-BJP combine for the Lok Sabha polls that begin on April 11.
One of the petitioners against the project is Anbumani Ramadoss, MP of the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), which has joined hands with the AIADMK-BJP combine for the Lok Sabha polls that begin on April 11.

Madras High Court quashes move to acquire land

By MC Rajan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 11:48 PM IST
The 277-km project is part of the Centre’s ambitious “Bharatmala Pariyojana – I”, which involves laying of around 35,000 kms of national highways before 2022.
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The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders launched their campaigns on Wednesday for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and 18 assembly seat by-polls.(PTI File Photo)
The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leaders launched their campaigns on Wednesday for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and 18 assembly seat by-polls.(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: AIADMK, DMK kick off poll campaigns in Tamil Nadu

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 11:37 PM IST
While chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami began his campaign in his native district Salem, DMK president MK Stalin launched his campaign in Thiruvarur Assembly constituency.
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For a party that made waves within two years of its launch, the downfall has been too quick, made worse by Vijayakanth’s ill-health(Dijeswar Singh)
For a party that made waves within two years of its launch, the downfall has been too quick, made worse by Vijayakanth’s ill-health(Dijeswar Singh)

Is the DMDK worth all the hype?

By Kavitha Muralidharan
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 06:13 PM IST
The 2019 could be equally crucial for the DMDK – the party can either get its act together by joining the ‘grand alliance’ or be removed from the political scene altogether by deciding to contest alone
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Chennai, India - Karunanidhi attends court in a defamation case on Monday. (Photo by V Srinivasulu) *pic received on January 18, 2016*(File Photo)
Chennai, India - Karunanidhi attends court in a defamation case on Monday. (Photo by V Srinivasulu) *pic received on January 18, 2016*(File Photo)

Tiruvarur bypoll: For Karunanidhi seat, DMK may opt for family nominee

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2019 08:33 AM IST
“Tiruvarur by-poll is a litmus test for all the three parties. If there is no division within Karunanidhi’s family, DMK will win easily. If Azhagiri contests or fields a candidate, then it is open for anybody,” said Ramu Manivannan, head of the politics and public administration department in Madras University.
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AIADMK MPs staging a protest demonstration demanding to stop construction of Dam at Megadatu across Cauvery River in Parliament house in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)
AIADMK MPs staging a protest demonstration demanding to stop construction of Dam at Megadatu across Cauvery River in Parliament house in New Delhi on Wednesday.(Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)

Uproar over Rafale, dam on Cauvery disrupts Parliament for sixth consecutive day

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2018 11:45 PM IST
While the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day soon after it met at 11.00 AM, the Lok Sabha saw repeated adjournments, but managed to pass the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill amid the din.
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Tamil Nadu’s ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday ruled out the return of VK Sasikala and her nephew, TTV Dhinakaran, to the party while showing the willingness to re-induct the 18 lawmakers disqualified for supporting them.(PTI Photo)
Tamil Nadu’s ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday ruled out the return of VK Sasikala and her nephew, TTV Dhinakaran, to the party while showing the willingness to re-induct the 18 lawmakers disqualified for supporting them.(PTI Photo)

AIADMK ready to re-induct 18 rebels, but says no place for Sasikala, TTV Dhinakaran

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2018 12:17 AM IST
Sasikala, who took over the AIADMK’s reins after former chief minister Jayalalithaa’s death in 2016, was sacked from the party six months after she was convicted of corruption and jailed for four years in February 2017. In December 2017, Dhinakaran, as an independent candidate, successfully contested the assembly by-election necessitated by Jayalalithaa’s death.
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The AIADMK on Saturday hit out at veteran actor Rajinikanth for criticising protests by party activists against film Sarkar (File Photo)(PTI)
The AIADMK on Saturday hit out at veteran actor Rajinikanth for criticising protests by party activists against film Sarkar (File Photo)(PTI)

Will you eat lizard in certified food, AIADMK asks Rajinikanth over criticism of Sarkar protests

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 12:07 AM IST
Rajinikanth had on Friday condemned the protests carried out by AIADMK activists. “Even though the censor board has certified and allowed to screen a movie, it is highly condemnable and illegal to hold protests against screening that,” he said in his tweet.
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People pay tribute to the late DMK leader M Karunanithi after a silent rally, Coimbatore August 10,(PTI)
People pay tribute to the late DMK leader M Karunanithi after a silent rally, Coimbatore August 10,(PTI)

Tamil Nadu’s Dravidian parties must reinvent to keep others out

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2018 11:10 AM IST
Unless Dravidian parties reinvent themselves to stay relevant, the era of their domination in the state may end
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