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Merger of E Palaniswamy, O Panneerselvam's AIADMK factions put on hold as differences remain

Merger of E Palaniswamy, O Panneerselvam's AIADMK factions put on hold as differences remain

The Jayalalithaa's memorial at Marina Beach in Chennai was on Friday all set to witness the merger announcement of the two warring factions of AIADMK, headed by E Palaniswamy and O Panneerselvam.

AIADMK merger talks: Here's how the numbers of two warring factions stand

AIADMK merger talks: Here's how the numbers of two warring factions stand

Tamil Nadu is all set to witness more significant developments following the merger of the two warring factions of AIADMK. 

Merger of E Palaniswamy, O Panneerselvam's AIADMK factions put on hold

Merger of E Palaniswamy, O Panneerselvam's AIADMK factions put on hold

In a significant development, the two warring factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam announced a merger at the Jayalalithaa memorial  here on Friday.

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to announce decision on AIADMK merger

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to announce decision on AIADMK merger

The Panneerselvam faction had laid three conditions for an AIADMK merger: keeping out Sasikala and her family members, ordering a judicial probe into the death of Jayalalithaa and converting Jayalalithaa`s residence into a memorial.

Probe on Jayalalithaa's death a good move: Apollo Hospitals

The Tamil Nadu government`s decision to set up an inquiry commission to probe the cause of death of former Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa is a good move, said Apollo Hospitals on Thursday.

Tamil Nadu CM agrees to Panneerselvam's demand,  orders probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Tamil Nadu CM agrees to Panneerselvam's demand, orders probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Sasikala is serving a prison term in a disproportionate assets case.

TTV Dhinakaran warns AIADMK factions to mend their ways

Dhinakaran had said in April that he was "stepping aside" after the Palaniswami and Panneerselvam camps decided to initiate talks for merger of the two factions.

Kamal Haasan fires fresh salvo at ruling AIADMK, demands Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami's resignation

Kamal Haasan fires fresh salvo at ruling AIADMK, demands Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami's resignation

Actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu virtually calling for Chief Minister K Palaniswami's resignation over alleged corruption.

Merger of AIADMK warring factions to take place soon, says Tamil Nadu minister

The Panneerselvam-led Puratchi Thalaivi Amma faction had set as preconditions for talks with the Amma camp --a probe into the death of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa, besides removal of jailed AIADMK chief V K Sasikala and her family members from the AIADMK.

O Panneerselvam meets PM Narendra Modi, discusses political situation in Tamil Nadu

O Panneerselvam meets PM Narendra Modi, discusses political situation in Tamil Nadu

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and discussed the political situation in the state, including the possibility of the merger of AIADMK factions.

TTV Dinakaran is 420: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy

TTV Dinakaran is 420: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswamy on Friday described VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran as '420'.

Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth attend Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam function

Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth attend Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam function

The two big stars of the Tamil movie world, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth, on Thursday attended the 75th anniversary celebrations of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam mouthpiece, Tamil daily Murasoli.

TTV Dhinakaran warns of 'surgical action' against CM Palaniswami, claims he is in control

TTV Dhinakaran warns of 'surgical action' against CM Palaniswami, claims he is in control

T T V Dhinakaran on Thursday warned of 'surgical action' against Chief Minister K Palaniswami and rubbished the party statements questioning his appointment as AIADMK (Amma) Deputy General Secretary and that of party chief VK Sasikala. 

TTV Dhinkaran camp hits back at K Palaniswami; calls him 'traitor'

The TTV Dhinkaran camp in AIADMK on Thursday hit out at Chief Minister K Palaniswami for questioning the authority of the Deputy General Secretary, terming it as a "betrayal" and warned him of a backlash.

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police on Chandrashekar's bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Delhi Police on bail plea of S. Chandrashekar, arrested in the Election Commission Two Leaves symbol bribery case, involving All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader T.T.V. Dinakaran.

AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

AIADMK merger: EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala, removes Dinakaran

 The two warring factions of the AIADMK have given in-principle nod to the merger move.

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami's camp questions Sasikala's nephew TTV Dhinakaran's appointments

A minister from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami's camp on Saturday questioned AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran's eligibility to name some of his loyalists as party office-bearers.

AIADMK likely to join Modi-led NDA government, major announcement soon

AIADMK likely to join Modi-led NDA government, major announcement soon

AIADMK, which was part of NDA during 1998-99 and 2004-06 is the third largest party in Lok Sabha after BJP and Congress. It has 50 members in both Houses of Parliament. 

Tamil Nadu makes 'final effort' to exempt state from NEET

In February, the assembly had passed two bills seeking to pave the way for the continuation of undergraduate medical admissions on the basis of Class 12 marks, exempting Tamil Nadu from the ambit of NEET.

'Parties seeking NEET exemption to State condemnable'

The AIADMK, DMK and other parties in the state have been opposing NEET, saying state board students, especially from rural areas, would find it difficult to compete with CBSE students.