The Income Tax (I-T) department has informed the Madras High Court that it had to attach certain properties and bank accounts of former health minister and AIADMK leader C Vijayabaskar to prevent him from transferring the properties to other persons and for his failure to pay 20% of the outstanding demand for tax evasion. The submission was made on Thursday… Continue reading "Vijayabaskar received money from mining and gutkha firms: IT dept tells HC"
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday said he was open to constructive criticism but disapproved of any malicious campaign against him or his DMK government. Lashing out at the opposition AIADMK for launching a malicious campaign against him and his government, the Chief Minister accused the AIADMK of being “ineffective” when in power for 10 years and… Continue reading "Open to constructive criticism, AIADMK has no locus standi to criticise: Stalin"
Leader of Opposition (LoP) and AIADMK leader Edappadi K Palaniswami along with party senior leaders would call on Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi at the latter’s office around noon to submit a memorandum regarding the prevailing law and order situation in the State. Senior party leader KP Munusamy and former ministers SP Velumani, P Thangamani, D Jayakumar, and CVe… Continue reading "AIADMK leaders to submit memorandum about L&O in TN to Governor"
AIADMK MLAs and cadre, led by Leader of Opposition Edappadi K Palaniswami, were arrested by the city police and taken to Rajarathinam Stadium in Egmore, Chennai, on Wednesday for staging a protest though the police’s denied permission for the token fast they announced on Tuesday. The AIADMK members were detained and taken to the stadium on a bus, and later… Continue reading "AIADMK MLAs including Palaniswami arrested for protest, released"
Amidst the ongoing leadership tussle with estranged party senior O Panneerselvam and vigilance raids on former AIADMK Ministers, the party’s interim general secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital on Tuesday and said he didn’t discuss politics. He had sought the Centre’s intervention for two major projects introduced during his tenure and… Continue reading "Did not discuss politics with Amit Shah: Palaniswami"
Days after favouring High Court verdict, AIADMK interim general secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday visited the party headquarters along with his supporters. The former chief minister also paid floral tributes to AIADMK late leaders J Jayalalithaa and MG Ramachandran. The Madras High Court on Friday allowed the appeal of EPS and set aside the status quo ante order of… Continue reading "EPS visits AIADMK headquarters, pays floral tributes to MGR and Jayalalithaa"
Former Law Minister C Ve Shanmugam on Tuesday filed an additional affidavit before the Madras High Court seeking direction to the Director General of Police to take proper action in the AIADMK headquarters violence case that occurred on July 11. Shanmugam already filed a petition seeking direction to order an independent agency’s probe in the case. He further filed an… Continue reading "C Ve Shanmugam files additional affidavit in AIADMK headquarters violence case"
AIADMK coordinator and Bodinayakkanur MLA O Panneerselvam while addressing party cadre at Periyakulam, Theni district on Sunday, accorded top priority to the party’s unity, saying he’s not up for any leadership role in the AIADMK. Party stalwarts –MG Ramachandran, founder and J Jayalalithaa-who are also former chief ministers, left a positive legacy of leadership behind AIADMK, the arch-rival of the… Continue reading "Party’s unity is top priority: OPS"
AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami had filed an appeal before the Madras High Court seeking a direction to set aside the single judge’s August 17 order passed in favor of his rival O Panneerselvam nullifying the July 11 GC meeting of AIADMK. Senior Advocate and former Advocate General S Vijay Narayan, appearing for EPS mentioned before the second bench comprising Justice M Duraiswamy… Continue reading "EPS moves HC to set aside order passed in favour of OPS"
The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered status quo as of June 23 in the AIADMK affairs, ruling as invalid the party’s July 11 General Council (GC) meeting, which had passed the resolution elevating ex-Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) as its interim general secretary. Dealing a blow to EPS, the court’s ruling gave a major reprieve to… Continue reading "HC orders status quo in AIADMK, restores OPS top post"