Banners featuring AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala were on Wednesday pulled down from the party headquarters in Chennai, a move welcomed by the rival Panneerselvam camp. The removal of the banners and photographs of Sasikala were one of the conditions demanded by O Panneerselvam (OPS) faction to move ahead with a merger with the Sasikala faction of the party.… Continue reading "Sasikala banners removed, but AIADMK merger talks yet to begin"
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In a move that would see Dinakaran anmd Saiskala clan being sidelined, ministers have decided to keep TTV Dhinakaran out of party’s administration. Emerging from a “consultative” meeting chaired by Chief Minister E K Palaniswami, Finance Minister D Jayakumar declared that the “unanimous” decision was taken in tune with the aspirations of the party cadres and people. “A decision has been… Continue reading "Ministers revolt against Sasikala family, merger with OPS on cards"
AIADMK deputy general secretary T T V Dinakaran has ruled out the possibility of reinducting any more of his family members, including V K Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan and brother V Divakaran into the party. In an interview to a Tamil channel, Dinakaran said that among the expelled members, only he and S Venkatesh had been reinducted. “I don’t think… Continue reading "No more Sasikala family members in AIADMK: TTV Dinakaran"
AIADMK general secretary Sasikala is constantly in touch with her party cadre despite being inside the jail. She has written a letter to her party asking them to celebrate late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary on February 24. Sasikala, in her letter, has stated that a grand celebration conducting public welfare events across the state should take… Continue reading "Sasikala writes to AIADMK members from jail"
AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala had a hard time in the Central Jail in Bengaluru as she could not sleep and was restless at night, a party leader said. “Chinnamma could not sleep well and was restless as she had to sleep on the floor in a 10×8 feet ordinary cell in the women’s barracks,” AIADMK’s Karnataka unit Secretary, V.… Continue reading "Sasikala refuses to take food in jail"
It was an eventful and dramatic day for the AIADMK MLAs backing Sasikala and staying at the Golden Bay Resorts at Koovathur. Kanchipuram District Police registered a criminal case against AIADMK legislature party leader Edappadi Palanisamy and interim general secretary V.K. Sasikala for allegedly kidnapping party MLAs and detaining them at the resort. Soon, a police team entered the resort… Continue reading "High drama at Koovathur, as police enter resort"
AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala, whose conviction in a disproportionate assets case was upheld by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, was sent to jail on Wednesday. Before that, she surrendered before the special court at Parappana Agrahara central jail on the outskirts of the Karnataka capital. Sasikala prayed at Jayalalithaa’s memorial at Marina beach in Chennai before leaving to… Continue reading "Sasikala in jail, special facilities denied"