Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Rebel MLAs 'distanced' themselves from AIADMK: Speaker

Chennai |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs were disqualified as they "distanced" themselves from their party and fell "into the control of persons outside their party" besides aligning with the DMK, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal has held while holding that th... read..

TN Assembly Speaker disqualifies 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs

Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
All the 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, owing allegiance to ousted leader T T V Dhinakaran, were today disqualified by Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal for withdrawing their support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. A release issued by Legisla... read..

TN Speaker disqualifies 18 AIADMK legislators

Chennai |Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Ruling AIADMK's 18 legislators loyal to sidelined Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran have been disqualified under the anti-defection law by the Tamil Nadu Speaker, a statement said on Monday.... read..

AIADMK political drama: 18 MLAs backing Dinakaran disqualified by TN Assembly

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In what can be called a new twist to the political tale of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the 18 MLAs, who had been backing the sidelined party leader, T.T.V. Dinakaran, have been disqualified by the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker, P.... read..

AIADMK using public funded MGR centenary fete to malign DMK : Stalin

Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
DMK working president M K Stalin today alleged that the ruling AIADMK was using the MGR birth centenary celebrations as a stage for "maligning" his party. In a statement here, he said it was thoroughly condemnable that unethical politicking of pub... read..

18 rebel AIADMK MLAs disqualified, edge for TN CM (Roundup)

Chennai |Monday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Eighteen AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to rebel leader T.T.V. Dinakaran were on Monday disqualified by Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal, giving the ruling side an edge in a show of strength which now seems imminent.... read..

18 rebel AIADMK MLAs disqualified, to move court, leaders condemn, want Speaker, CM to quit

Chennai | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
Amid growing demand for a trust vote, the heightening power struggle within the ruling AIADMK intensified further today, with Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal disqualifying all the 18 rebel MLAs for withdrawing support to Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswa... read..

Dinakaran asks for Palanisamy's resignation post Sasikala's expulsion from AIADMK

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After the merged factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) expelled V.K. Sasikala from the party, sidelined party leader T.T.V. Dinakaran on Sunday asked the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palanisamy to resign as well, because "whate... read..

All out war rages in AIADMK, CM warns TTV will go to jail

Chennai | Saturday, Sep 16 2017 IST
With the government falling short of a simple majority after 19 MLAs turned rebel protesting against the merger of the two warring factions, an all out war has been raging since then due to the intra-party feud between Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanis... read..

AIADMK crisis: TTV Dhinakaran hits back at 'corrupt' Palaniswami

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Continuing his battle of words with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran on Saturday stated that the former will soon be in prison for betraying the people of the state.... read..

Madras HC sets Oct 31 as deadline for EC to decide on AIADMK's two leaves symbol

Madurai | Friday, Sep 15 2017 IST
Madras High Court Madurai Bench today directed the Election Commission of India (EC) to decide before October 31 which faction of the AIADMK party will get the two leaves symbol. A Division Bench of Justices K.K.Sasidharan and G.R.Swaminathan passe... read..

AIADMK power struggle: Dinakaran faction move Madras HC, meets EC officials

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | September 14, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The cracks in the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) seem to be ever-widening as now the T.T.V. Dinakaran faction has met the officials from the Elections Commission and have requested them to declare the recently-conducted general council ... read..
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