The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has urged the Central government to release Rs 7,825 crore dues under various schemes, equally share the expenditure on the second phase of the metro rail project and ensure reservation for backward and most backward classes in the admission to postgraduate medical courses. The party at its General Council meeting in Chennai on Sunday… Continue reading "AIADMK general council passes important resolutions, takes key decisions"
The executive committee and general body meeting of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will be held on November 24 at the Srivaaru Venkatachalapathy marriage hall at Vanagaram in Chennai. A party release from Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (party’s joint coordinator) and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam (coordinator) today said presidium chairman E Madhusudhanan will preside over… Continue reading "AIADMK general council on Nov 24, crucial issues to be discussed"
யாருமே எதிர்ப்பார்க்காத வகையில், தேர்தல் முடிந்த அடுத்த தினமே அம்மா மக்கள் முன்னேற்ற கழகத்தின் பொதுச்செயலாளராக முடி சூட்டிக் கொண்டார் இதுவரை அந்த அமைப்பின் துணை பொதுச்செயலாளராக இருந்த டிடிவி தினகரன். அது மட்டுமல்லாது, அதிமுகவை கைப்பற்றும் சட்டப் போராட்டமும் தொடரும் என அறிவித்துள்ளார். இதெல்லாம் ஜெயிலில் இருக்கும் சசிகலாவுக்கு தெரிந்து நடக்கிறதா அல்லது தெரியாமல் நடக்கிறதா என அமமுகவில் உள்ள ‘சின்னம்மாவின்’ விசுவாசிகள் குழப்பத்தில் இருக்க, சசிகலாவிடம் ஆலோசனை கேட்டுத்தான் அமமுகவில் மாற்றம் செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளது. அவரது ஆலோசனையின் படி தான் நான் அமமுக… Continue reading "அமமுகவும் நான் தான், அதிமுகவும் நான் தான்: டிடிவியின் டிவிஸ்ட், ஷாக்கில் சசிகலா விசுவாசிகள்"
Chances are very high that the alliance led by AIADMK would continue in coming elections in the state, chief minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami has said. Addressing mediapersons in Salem, Palaniswami said, “There was more voters turnout this time as people wanted this government to continue.The present AIADMK alliance is likely to continue in the future as… Continue reading "AIADMK alliance will continue in future too: CM"
AIADMK’s rebel faction, led by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, may cancel merger talks with the Chief Minister E Palaniswami camp if their key demands were not met, sources said. Virtually setting a deadline till Tuesday for merger talks with the rival faction, Panneerselvam is set to launch a statewide tour from May 5. Panneerselvam has planned to… Continue reading "AIADMK merger: OPS team sets final deadline"
The Delhi police Crime Branch late on Tuesday arrested AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary T T V Dinakaran in connection with an alleged attempt to bribe Election Commission officials to secure the ‘two leaves’ symbol for his faction. Dinakaran, who was questioned by the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police in the national capital for four consecutive days, is accused… Continue reading "Delhi cops arrest TTV Dinakaran"
Mrger negotiations expected to begin at the ruling AIADMK’s head office in Chennai on Monday evening ran into rough weather. The faction led by former chief minister O Panneerselvam was provoked by what it described as “loose statements being made by leaders” of the rival camp of Chief Minister E Palaniswamy or EPS. The ruling AIADMK (Amma) alleged that leaders… Continue reading "AIADMK merger talks stalled due to charges, counter-charges"
The ruling AIADMK Amma faction and the rebel AIADMK Puratchi Thalaivi Amma group have announced setting up of committees under to oversee merger talks. After discussing with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Local Administration Minister SP Velumani said a committee has been formed under Vaithilingam for the merger talks. A couple of hours later, the OPS camp, positively responded by… Continue reading "AIADMK: Both teams set up teams for merger talks"
Hours after AIADMK rebel leader and former chief minister O Panneerselvam favouring the merger between the two warring factions, Tamil Nadu ministers on Monday went into a huddle to discuss about a possible patch-up. Speaking to reporters late in the night, senior leader and Fisheries and Finance Minister D Jayakumar said that the Ministers discussed about the olive branch extended… Continue reading "It’s official: After late night meeting, ministers confirm patch-up in AIADMK"
The Election Commission (EC) froze the ‘two leaves’ poll symbol of the AIADMK late on Wednesday, a day before the last date of filing nomination for the by-election to the R K Nagar assembly seat in Tamil Nadu, which was necessitated by the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa. The EC gave both factions time till 10 am on… Continue reading "EC freezes AIADMK symbol, name; OPS ‘shocked’, Dinakaran ‘ready for fight’"