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Only 111 AIADMK MLAs in Tamil Nadu attend meet convened by CM Palaniswami

Only 111 AIADMK MLAs in Tamil Nadu attend meet convened by CM Palaniswami

On August 21, rival AIADMK factions led by Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam had merged.

Sep 05, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
AIADMK merger row: Dhinakaran removes chief whip Rajendran from key party post

AIADMK merger row: Dhinakaran removes chief whip Rajendran from key party post

Sidelined AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Saturday removed chief government whip S Rajendran from a key party post.

Aug 26, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Supreme Court dismisses Sasikala's review petition in disproportionate assets case

Supreme Court dismisses Sasikala's review petition in disproportionate assets case

In a big setback to AIADMK leader Sasikala, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition against the order of conviction in the disproportionate assets case. 

Aug 23, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
MLAs loyal to Sasikala revolt against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami; DMK demands trust vote

MLAs loyal to Sasikala revolt against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami; DMK demands trust vote

MLAs loyal to Saikala and Dhinakaran on Tuesday told the Governor that they no longer had confidence in TN CM.

Aug 22, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

AIADMK merger: As it happened

Six months after breaking up following the death of Jayalalithaa, the two factions of the AIADMK merged on Monday.

Aug 21, 2017, 23:15 PM IST
OPS, EPS factions of AIADMK merge, Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu Deputy CM

OPS, EPS factions of AIADMK merge, Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu Deputy CM

Rival AIADMK factions on Monday merged following a power sharing arrangement.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
AIADMK merger LIVE updates: EPS cancels visit to AIADMK head office

AIADMK merger LIVE updates: EPS cancels visit to AIADMK head office

A last minute drama unfolded, after EPS cancelled his scheduled visit to AIADMK headquarter postponing merger talks. 

Aug 21, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Palaniswami camp asks OPS to reconsider decision on merger

Jayakumar, a senior leader of the AIADMK Amma faction, said their stand remained the same, which is to hold talks and merge the two groups.

Jun 12, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
OPS's tweet on alliance with BJP sparks controversy

OPS's tweet on alliance with BJP sparks controversy

"We will take a decision on alliance with BJP once local body elections are announced," the tweet from Panneerselvam's twitter handle @OfficeOfOPS said.

May 20, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
With Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, EPS, OPS factions to kick off merger talks today

With Sasikala, Dinakaran thrown out of AIADMK, EPS, OPS factions to kick off merger talks today

AIADMK factions led by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his predecessor O Panneerselvam are expected to begin formal talks for reunion on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police grill TTV Dhinakaran for 7 hours, ask him to appear again on Sunday

AIADMK symbol row: Delhi Police grill TTV Dhinakaran for 7 hours, ask him to appear again on Sunday

He was asked to appear before them again tomorrow for further questioning.

Apr 22, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
EC bribery case: AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran appears before Delhi Police

EC bribery case: AIADMK's TTV Dinakaran appears before Delhi Police

The Crime Branch had on April 16 arrested an alleged middleman, Sukesh Chandrashekhar, in New Delhi in connection with the case.

Apr 22, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
Sasikala's relative threatens to release Jayalalithaa's hospital clip

Sasikala's relative threatens to release Jayalalithaa's hospital clip

Sasikala's nephew Jeyanandh Dhivakaran, in a Facebook post, said the clips will clear the kind of relationship Amma (Jayalalithaa) and Chinnamma (Sasikala) shared.

Apr 21, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside'

After ouster from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has called a meeting of party MLAs and District Secretaries at party headquarter in Royapettah on Wednesday. The meeting will be held at 3 pm to discuss the situation.

Apr 19, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue

The talks regarding merger of the two AIADMK factions appeared to have hit a roadblock on Tuesday as the EPS camp rejected O Panneerselvam's call for removing VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran from the party before a reunion.    

Apr 18, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
RK Nagar bypoll: Election Commission set to create national record

RK Nagar bypoll: Election Commission set to create national record

The Election Commission is set to create a unique record of sorts with the appointment of five observers for the April 12 RK Nagar bypoll in Tamil Nadu – the highest in the country's electoral history.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:06 AM IST

New Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami - All you need to know

E Palaniswamy on Thursday took oath as the new CM of Tamil Nadu.

Feb 16, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Tamil Nadu crisis: Palanisamy meets Governor, stakes claim to form government

AIADMK's legislature party leader Edapadi K Palanisamy on Wednesday evening met Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao with a list of legislators supporting him and staked claim to form the government, a party leader said.

Feb 16, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Sasikala expected to make candles in jail, has to share her cell, will get normal food

Sasikala expected to make candles in jail, has to share her cell, will get normal food

VK Sasikala was held guilty for corruption by SC on Tuesday.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
DA case: Sasikala surrenders after SC declines plea for more time, sent to Bengaluru central jail

DA case: Sasikala surrenders after SC declines plea for more time, sent to Bengaluru central jail

Supreme Court had restored Sasikala's conviction on Tuesday in the two-decades-old disproportionate assets case.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:09 PM IST