The Executive Committee and the General Council meeting of the AIADMK began today. More than 2,000 EC and General Council members are attending the key meeting of the party being held at a marriage hall at suburban Vaanagaram, the usual venue where such meetings are being held. even during the leadership of former Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa. This is the first… Continue reading "AIADMK to discuss LS poll plans in city today"
A simmering tension within the BJP-AIADMK leadership in Tamil Nadu came to the fore Monday, as senior leader D. Jayakumar announced breakup of the alliance and added that any decision would be made only before the next year’s election. Jayakumar further singled out BJP’s Tamil Nadu chief K. Annamalai for speaking ill of AIADMK’s former leaders. “He spoke about Amma… Continue reading "AIADMK breaks alliance with BJP, slams Annamalai"
AIADMK on Tuesday demanded in the Tamil Nadu Assembly that the speeches of Leader of of Opposition K Palaniswami be telecast live and Speaker M Appavu said the matter could be discussed and a decision may be taken after taking into consideration the technical aspects. LOP Palaniswami said his speeches were not being broadcast live and what was spoken by… Continue reading "AIADMK demands live telecast of Palaniswami speeches in Assembly"
AIADMK to hold an emergency executive committee meeting on April 16 to discuss the Assembly elections in Karnataka and enrolling of new members in the party. General Secretary of the party, in a statement, said the executive meeting would be held to discuss the forthcoming assembly elections in neighbouring Karnataka state and ongoing exercise of enrollment of new members in… Continue reading "AIADMK to hold crucial meet about Karnataka polls"
DMK today presented its first budget after coming to power, months after it swept the April 6 Assembly elections, with the opposition AIADMK boycotting the financial exercise. AIADMK, Tamilnadu’s main opposition, staged a walkout from the Assembly, boycotting the first budget presentation by Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan. As soon as Speaker Appavu gave tips to MLAs on accessing the… Continue reading "DMK tables first budget, AIADMK stages walkout"
The Centre must not support Karnataka’s endeavour to build the Mekedatu dam and should expedite the Godavari-Cauvery link project, AIADMK top leaders O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Briefing reporters in the national capital, AIADMK co- coordinator Palaniswami said that during the meeting, the party requested that the Central government must not support Karnataka’s… Continue reading "AIADMK leaders urge PM not to support construction of Mekedatu dam"
The much-awaited meeting of the AIADMK district secretaries did not announce any key strategy to counter the moves of the ousted leader VK Sasikala and instead, it introspected the Assembly poll defeat and discussed the work for the civic polls likely to be held in October. AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and his deputy Edappadi K Palaniswami chaired the party district… Continue reading "Key issues discussed during AIADMK district secretaries meeting"
The AIADMK on Monday dismissed nine members of the party from the primary membership. A statement issued by the party coordinators O Panneerselvam and Edappadi K Palaniswami urged the AIADMK cadres not to have any contact with the dismissed party men based in Salem, Kallakurichi, and Thoothukudi districts. The dismissed cadres spoke to Sasikala over the phone, when the ousted… Continue reading "More AIADMK cadres dismissed from party for having contact with Sasikala"
The Opposition AIADMK will hold its party MLA meeting on 14 June to select Deputy Leader of the Opposition and the party Whip in the Assembly. The legislators are also likely to discuss about the ousted AIADMK leader VK Sasikala in the closed-door meeting, informed AIADMK sources said. “With the Assembly set to begin on June 21, the party has… Continue reading "AIADMK MLAs meeting to elect party whip and Deputy LOP to be held 14 June"
A day after Chief Minister M K Stalin urged Modi to cancel all national level tests like NEET and allow Tamilnadu to fill professional seats, including the MBBS, based on class 12 marks, AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam backed the DMK government’s position. Till her death in 2016, late AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa had strongly opposed NEET and AIADMK government (2011-21)… Continue reading "AIADMK backs State government to cancel NEET"