AIADMK workers favoured exiting NDA alliance: Palaniswamy

SALEM: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the party’s decision to leave the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was driven by the feelings of its workers about the “happenings” in the state, and that there was no meeting between the BJP and AIADMK leaders on seat […]

AIADMK meet to decide future of BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will hold a leadership meeting in Chennai on Monday evening to decide on the future of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tamil Nadu. The meeting comes amid a strain in ties between the two parties, following comments made by BJP state president K […]

No alliance with BJP, matter will be decided during elections: AIADMK’s Jayakumar

Chennai: Strains between the AIADMK and BJP seemed to have reached a flashpoint on September 18 when Jayakumar, a senior leader of the Dravidian party, said that there was no alliance with the BJP and that any decision on a poll pact will be decided only during the election. He further said that while K. […]

Palaniswami Crowned As Interim GS, Ex-CM OPS Expelled From AIADMK

CHENNAI: The general council of AIADMK on Monday appointed former chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami as the party’s interim general secretary till the party elects a general secretary. The top body of the AIADMK removed the rival leader of OPS faction, former chief minister O Pannerselvam, from the party and passed 16 resolutions. O Pannerselvam […]

Congress Calls Out Indian Express Story As Bogus

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Sunday described a report in Indian Express as “wholly bogus and totally false” over the claims that former party President Rahul Gandhi called AIADMK leader E Palaniswamy seeking his support for opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha. In a statement, Congress General Secretary (Communications) Jairam Ramesh said, “A so-called news item […]