AIADMK had an upper hand in the indirect elections that were held on Thursday for close to 300 posts in the rural bodies. Indirect elections for the posts of Chairpersons and Deputy Chairpersons of Panchayat Unions and District Panchayats, and Vice-Presidents of Village Panchayats were held on 11 January. However, the voting was postponed in many places and was held… Continue reading "Civic polls: AIADMK wins many seats in indirect elections"
An AIADMK Minister backtracked on his remarks about breaking ties with ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). His party also said his remarks were his own and not that of the AIADMK leadership. G Baskaran, who is the Minister for Khadi and Village Industries, had said on Tuesday, “In the cabinet, all the ministers were opposed to the Citizenship Amendment Act… Continue reading "Minister says AIADMK waiting to break ties with BJP, but backtracks soon"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has reiterated the AIADMK’s vision for an egalitarian Tamil Nadu. Palaniswami was in Salem to participate in the party founder MG Ramachandran’s birth anniversary celebration at Attur on Tuesday. He said: “Jayalalithaa united the party after MGR’s death; after her, the strong cadre base propelled a cadre like me to the helm. If not Palaniswami,… Continue reading "Stalin can never become CM, but every AIADMK member can become CM: EPS"
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"