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firs against sasikala, palanisamy on charges of abduction


official says the aiadmk legislator had to disguise himself to get away from the resortv.k. sasikala chennai: the police on wednesday registered firs against aiadmk general secretary v.k. sasikala and legislature party leader edapadi k. palanisamy after a party legislator accused them of abduction. the party has denied the claim.s.s. saravanan, a legislator from madurai south constituency, filed an abduction complaint against sasikala and public works minister palanisamy, who was elected leader of the aiadmk legislature wing in place of sasikala.saravanan landed up at acting chief minister o. panneerselvam’s residence here on monday and told the media that he scaled a wall at the resort in koovathur, 90 km from here, and jumped down to escape.he said he had to disguise himself to get away






firs against sasikala, palanisamy on charges of abduction


official says the aiadmk legislator had to disguise himself to get away from the resortchennai: the police on wednesday registered firs against aiadmk general secretary v.k. sasikala and legislature party leader edapadi k. palanisamy after a party legislator accused them of abduction. the party has denied the claim.s.s. saravanan, a legislator from madurai south constituency, filed an abduction complaint against sasikala and public works minister palanisamy, who was elected leader of the aiadmk legislature wing in place of sasikala.saravanan landed up at acting chief minister o. panneerselvam’s residence here on monday and told the media that he scaled a wall at the resort in koovathur, 90 km from here, and jumped down to escape.he said he had to disguise himself to get away from the resor






edappadi palanisamy: seven things to know about palanisamy who can be the next t


new delhi: soon after the supreme court upheld the trial court's verdict in the disproportionate assets case against aiadmk general secretary vk sasikala today, party mlas staying at a resort in koovathur elected edappadi k palanisamy as the legislature party leader. palanisamy is expected to stake claim for the post of the chief minister now that o paneerselvam has been expelled from the primary membership of the party. here are 7 things to know about the man who could be the next chief minister of tamil nadu: 1. palanisamy, a four-time mla from his native edappadi constituency, is the state minister for highways and minor ports. he comes from the powerful gounder community. 2. after panneerselvam was made the chief minister post jayalalitha's death, palanisamy had publicly asked sasikal






new aiadmk chief palanisamy to meet governor, stake claim to form government


the tamil nadu governor c vidyasagar rao has sent summons to the newly appointed legislature leader of aiadmk edappadi k palanisamy.mr rao has given an appointment to palanisamy at 5:30 pm where the latter will stake claim to form government.palanisamy was elected as the legislature leader after party general secretary vk sasikala was convicted by the supreme court of india in a disproportionate assets case.as per latest reports, palanisamy along with a team of party mlas has left the golden bay resort and is on his way to meet tn governor.you may also likepalanisamy has claimed he has the requisite support of 135 party mlas to form the government.all mlas have elected me as the legislature party leader, soon will meet governor with support letter of mlas,” palanisamy said.meanwhile, suppo






will sasikala loyalist k palanisamy take oath as tamil nadu cm today?


amid the ongoing political turmoil in the state of tamil nadu, tn governor c vidyasagar rao is likely to take the decision on who would form a government in the state. both palanisamy and o panneerselvam had requested the governor to allow them to prove their majority in the assembly.according to initial reports, the governor is likely to ask palanisamy to be the chief minister of the state. however, there is no official confirmation as yet. while palanisamy has claimed the support of 124 mlas, panneerselvam has claimed that he has the popular support.  meanwhile, panneerselvam has claimed that the aiadmk mlas were held captive at the resorts and he was not being able to communicate with them.yesterday, aiadmk mla s saravanan filed a fir against sasikala and palanisamy while claiming that






all you need to know about new aiadmk chief edappadi k palanisamy


after the supreme court awarded sasikala natarajan four-year imprisonment in disproportionate assets case on february 14, edappadi k palanisamy has emerged as the new face of the aiadmk.as chinnamma is now ineligible to contest the elections and form a government after the judgement, palanisamy has been elected as the new legislative party leader of the party. now, he will stake claim to from the government in tamil nadu.palanisamy is a low profile minister with a clean image in tamil nadu. before surrendering in the bengaluru trail court, sasikala held a meeting at golden bay resort and appointed palanisamy as the new aiadmk chief and expelled o. panneerselvam from the party.you may also likeamidst of the growing political crisis in the state, the name of edappadi k palanisamy has come ou






sasikala's aide palanisamy to form government in tamil nadu


after a week-long political drama in tamil nadu, aiadmk’s legislature party leader and close aide of vk sasikala, edappadi palanisamy is set to form government in the state. the aiadmk leader will also have to prove vote of confidence in 15 days. swearing ceremony will commence at 4: 30 pm at raj bhavan in chennai today.his appointment is in acceptance of  the”letter of submitted by palanisamy on tuesday that he was elected as the leader of the aiadmk legislature party at a meeting of the party mlas held on that day,”  said a press note issued by raj bhavan.governor c, vidyasagar rao invited the 63-year-old leader who visited raj bhavan along with a few other legislators of sasikala camp in the morning.palani has claimed that he has the required support of 124 mlas to form the government w






o panneerselvam camp rejects edappadi palanisamy election


by: pti | chennai | updated: february 14, 2017 3:39 pm tamil nadu: aiadmk general secretary vk sasikala and caretaker chief minister o panneerselvam.an unfazed o panneerselvam camp on tuesday rejected the appointment of sasikala loyalist edappadi k palanisamy as aiadmk legislature party leader. “nobody has the authority to elect anybody,” was the terse response from school education minister k pandiarajan, a supporter of panneerselvam. he was responding to reporters’ queries to palaniswami being elected the legislature party leader, hours after the supreme court upheld a trial court verdict against aiadmk general secretary sasikala in a disproportionate assets case. edappadi palanisamy next to j jayalalithaa. (file photo)palanisamy was elected at a meeting of party mlas chaired by sasikal






tamil nadu crisis: governor ends suspense, invites palanisamy to prove majority


by: express web desk | updated: february 16, 2017 2:14 pm palanisamy in an earlier meeting with governor rao.ending days of uncertainty, tamil nadu governor c vidyasagar rao finally invited e palanisamy to form government in the state. aiadmk general secretary sasikala natarajan had handpicked her loyalist palanisamy as the legislative party leader after the supreme court convicted her in the disproportionate assets case. the governor has given palanisamy 15 days to prove his majority in the state assembly. there are reports that palanisamy’s swearing-in will take place at 4.30 pm today.watch video | edappadi k palanisamy appointed new cm of tamil naduthe governor’s decision brings to an end the political turmoil and uncertainty that started after o panneerselvam ‘was forced to quit as th






here's how o panneerselvam reacts to sasikala's aide palanisami becoming the tam


soon after the tamil nadu governor, c.vidyasagar rao invited sasikala natarajan’s loyalist e palanisamy to form the government in the state, o panneerselvam asserted that he will let the party go into the hands of the family members of sasikala.earlier today, it was announced that palanisamy will the next chief minister of tamil nadu and has been given 15 days to prove his majority.having been convicted in the disproportionate assets case and amid her ongoing power tussle with o pannerselvam, sasikala handed over the baton of the leader of aiadmk legislature party to edappadi k palaniswami. with sasikala now behind bars, for the next three and a half year, edappadi k palaniswami has been called by the governor and will take oath as the tamil nadu chief minister.you may also likepalanisami






edappadi palanisamy: seven things to know about palanisamy who can be the next t


new delhi: soon after the supreme court upheld the trial court's verdict in the disproportionate assets case against aiadmk general secretary vk sasikala today, party mlas staying at a resort in koovathur elected edappadi k palaniswami as the legislature party leader. palaniswami is expected to stake claim for the post of the chief minister now that o paneerselvam has been expelled from the primary membership of the party. here are 7 things to know about the man who could be the next chief minister of tamil nadu: 1. palaniswami, a four-time mla from his native edappadi constituency, is the state minister for highways and minor ports. he comes from the powerful gounder community. 2. after panneerselvam was made the chief minister post jayalalitha's death, palanisamy had publicly asked sasi






'i was kidnapped' says aiadmk mla s saravanan, files fir against sasikala and pa


in a fresh event amidst ongoing tamil nadu political crisis, an aiadmk has filed fir against sasikala natarajan and the new party chief edappadi k palanisamy on february 15. aiadmk mla s saravanan filed kidnapping case in kuvathur police station. s saravanan is mla from madurai.earlier, in order to prove the majority and keep the flock together sasikala kept the party mlas along with s saravanan at golden bay resorts in mahabalipuram on february 10  to avoid any deflection towards caretaker chief minister o pannerselvam’s camp. but saravanan somehow managed to escape the beach resort and landed up at panneerselvam’s residence.after reaching panneerselvam’s house, he told media that he had scaled the wall and managed to escape adding that he had to disguise himself to put his plan into acti






edapadi palanisamy seeks governor vidyasagar rao appointment, likely to form gov


by: express web desk | new delhi/chennai | updated: february 14, 2017 1:51 pm a file photo of edapadi palanisamy with former aiadmk supremo j jayalalithaa. (source: wikimedia/ zucavanes)within hours of the supreme court pronouncing aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala guilty in the disproportionate assets case, a section of the party mlas elected edapadi k palanisamy as the legislature leader at an emergency meeting convened at golden bay resort in kuvathur. sasikala expelled caretaker chief minister o panneerselvam from the party by removing him from the primary membership of aiadmk. “all mlas have elected me as the legislature party leader, soon will meet governor with support letter of mlas,” palanisamy said.the sasikala camp wrote to governor c vidyasagar rao seeking his appointment






k palanisamyappointed as legislative head of aiadmk


amid the ongoing crisis in tamil nadu, sasikala natarajan has been replaced by edappadi k palanisamy as legislative party leader hours after the supreme court convicted sasikala for corruption and awarded her a 4 years jail term on february 14.edappadi k palanisamy was serving as minister for highways & minor ports in thetamil nadu government.in a massive blow for aiadmk general secretary sasikala natarajan, the supreme court convicted her in the disproportionate asset case against her. additionally, she has also been fined for rs 10 crore. she will have to surrender in the karnataka court.you may also likeafter the verdict, sasikala held an emergency meeting at the golden bay resort where she had lodged all the mlas to keep the flock together. jayalalithaa’s niece deepa jayakumar is a






tamil nadu crisis live updates: sasikala’s loyalist e palanisamy arrives at raj


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 16, 2017 11:41 am palanisamy in an earlier meeting with governor rao.e palanisamy, vk sasikala’s loyalist and nomination for tamil nadu chief minister, will meet governor c vidyasagar rao at 11.30 am on thursday, news reports have said. the aiadmk, too, confirmed the development, claiming it to be a victory, in a way suggesting that palanisamy has been invited to form government.palanisamy was elected leader of aiadmk’s legislative party by the sasikala faction the day the supreme court upheld the conviction of sasikala in a disproportionate assets case.here are the live updates:11.35 am: accompanying palanisamy are cabinet minister jayakumar, aiadmk presidium chairman, k a sengottaiyan, deputy general secretary t t v dinakaran,  s p ve






tamil nadu crisis: o panneerselvam camp to meet election commission officials at


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 16, 2017 2:14 pm caretaker chief minister of tamil nadu o panneerselvam. pti photominutes after governor vidyasagar rao invited edappadi palanisamy to form government in tamil nadu, aiadmk mp v maitreyan, representing the panneerselvam faction, is set to meet election commission officials in delhi around 2.45 pm on thursday. the mp is likely to bring to the ec notice over the manner in which panneerselvam had to resign as aiadmk’s legislature party leader.watch video | edappadi k palanisamy appointed new cm of tamil nadupanneerselvam was expelled from the party after he rebelled against party general secretary v k sasikala. panneerselvam claimed that he was forced to resign as chief minister by sasikala. after the supreme court upheld t






'i was kidnapped' says aiadmk mla s saravanan, files fir against sasikala and pa


an aiadmk mla filed an fir against sasikala natarajan and the new party chief edappadi k palanisamy accusing them of kidnapping him on february 15. the case was filed by aiadmk mla from madurai, s saravanan at kuvathur police station.earlier, in order to prove the majority and keep the flock together sasikala kept the party mlas along with s saravanan at golden bay resorts in mahabalipuram on february 10  to avoid any deflection towards caretaker chief minister o pannerselvam’s camp. but saravanan somehow managed to escape the beach resort and landed up at panneerselvam’s residence.after reaching panneerselvam’s house, he told media that he had scaled the wall and managed to escape adding that he had to disguise himself to put his plan into action.you may also liketamil nadu: on complaint






sasikala back in jail, it’s now edappadi palanisamy vs panneerselvam at chennai


written by arun janardhanan | chennai | updated: february 16, 2017 8:48 am sasikala arrives in bengaluru to surrender in court. (express photo by mohan kumar)as convicted aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala surrendered in a bengaluru court wednesday to serve the remainder of a four-year jail term in a disproportionate assets case, the political drama in chennai shifted to raj bhavan where her nominee edappadi palanisamy and rival o panneerselvam again called on governor c vidyasagar rao to claim majority support of mlas for government formation.with no word from raj bhavan on what the governor intends to do — legal experts have advised him to consider, among other options, convening a special session of the assembly within a week for a floor test — charges flew thick and fast between t






sasikala convicted: sc verdict - what will now happen to sasikala, panneerselvam


new delhi: with a supreme court bench upholding conviction of long-time jayalalithaa aide vk sasikala's today in a disproportionate assets case, it is clear she will not be the tamil nadu chief minister. her conviction has suddenly altered the political situation in the case. here are the scenarios for sasikala, o. panneerselvam and the state of tamil nadu after today's supreme court order:scenarios for sasikala1. she can't become cm of tamil nadu 2. she will serve a three-year and six months jail term and pay a penalty of rs 10 crore. 3. she cannot contest election for 10 years after conviction 4. but you cannot completely write her off. with a claim to jayalalithaa's legacy, she can come to lead the aiadmk after serving her jail sentence. 5. by expelling panneerselvam from the primary m






edappadi palanisamy seeks governor vidyasagar rao appointment, likely to form go


by: express web desk | new delhi/chennai | updated: february 14, 2017 3:52 pm a file photo of edapadi palanisamy with former aiadmk supremo j jayalalithaa. (source: wikimedia/ zucavanes)within hours of the supreme court pronouncing aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala guilty in the disproportionate assets case, a section of the party mlas elected edappadi k palanisamy as the legislature leader at an emergency meeting convened at golden bay resort in kuvathur. sasikala expelled caretaker chief minister o panneerselvam from the party by removing him from the primary membership of aiadmk. “all mlas have elected me as the legislature party leader, soon will meet governor with support letter of mlas,” palanisamy said.watch video | panneerselvam expelled from aiadmk, edapadi palanisamy elected






sasikala back in jail, it’s now edappadi palanisamy vs panneerselvam at chennai


written by arun janardhanan | chennai | updated: february 16, 2017 9:57 am sasikala arrives in bengaluru to surrender in court. (express photo by mohan kumar)as convicted aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala surrendered in a bengaluru court wednesday to serve the remainder of a four-year jail term in a disproportionate assets case, the political drama in chennai shifted to raj bhavan where her nominee edappadi palanisamy and rival o panneerselvam again called on governor c vidyasagar rao to claim majority support of mlas for government formation.with no word from raj bhavan on what the governor intends to do — legal experts have advised him to consider, among other options, convening a special session of the assembly within a week for a floor test — charges flew thick and fast between t






sasikala goes back to jail, it’s now eps vs ops at chennai raj bhavan


written by arun janardhanan | chennai | published:february 16, 2017 4:13 am sasikala arrives in bengaluru to surrender in court. (express photo by mohan kumar)as convicted aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala surrendered in a bengaluru court wednesday to serve the remainder of a four-year jail term in a disproportionate assets case, the political drama in chennai shifted to raj bhavan where her nominee edappadi palanisamy and rival o panneerselvam again called on governor c vidyasagar rao to claim majority support of mlas for government formation.with no word from raj bhavan on what the governor intends to do — legal experts have advised him to consider, among other options, convening a special session of the assembly within a week for a floor test — charges flew thick and fast between






sasikala nephew edappadi palanisamy who groomed ops set to hold most power


written by arun janardhanan | chennai | updated: february 15, 2017 1:33 am edappadi palanisamy and former chief minister late j jayalalithaa.edappadi palanisamy, senior aiadmk leader and a loyalist of party chief v k sasikala, was elected as the legislature party leader of the party, paving way for him to stake claim before the governor c vidyasagar rao to form the government. party sources said edappadi may be meeting the governor in few hours today to stake claim to form the government. at a meeting of mlas with sasikala, held at the golden bay beach resort in the city outskirts after the verdict, pannerselvam was sacked from the party.watch video | panneerselvam expelled from aiadmk, edapadi palanisamy elected as legislature party leaderedappadi was elected as the mla in aiadmk ticket






sasikala da case verdict: letter signed by mlas supporting edapadi k. palanisamy


11:54 am (ist)security tightened in tamil nadu after sc verdict in sasikala cassecurity has been strengthened across tamil nadu after the supreme court on tuesday convicted aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala in the disproportionate assets case.police presence was especially stepped up at a resort, about 80km from chennai, where mlas supporting her have been housed since the past few days.sasikala herself stayed overnight at the resort.police personnel were also seen maintaining vigil on the roads in chennai and other parts of the state.






edapadi k.palanisamy submits letter of support from legislators to governor c vi


11:54 am (ist)security tightened in tamil nadu after sc verdict in sasikala cassecurity has been strengthened across tamil nadu after the supreme court on tuesday convicted aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala in the disproportionate assets case.police presence was especially stepped up at a resort, about 80km from chennai, where mlas supporting her have been housed since the past few days.sasikala herself stayed overnight at the resort.police personnel were also seen maintaining vigil on the roads in chennai and other parts of the state.






tamil nadu crisis: edappadi palanisami invited to form government, swearing-in l


by: express web desk | new delhi/chennai | updated: february 16, 2017 1:44 pm v k sasikala loyalist edappadi k palalnisami invited by governor vidyasagar rao to form the government. (file photo)in a huge setback for caretaker chief minister o panneerselvam, governor vidyasagar rao on thursday dissolved the political crisis that has gripped tamil nadu by inviting v k sasikala loyalist edappadi k palanisami to form the government. the governor, however, gave palanisami 15 days time to prove his majority in the state assembly. the suspense over the future of the state government ended today after palanisami, along with a delegation of senior aiadmk leaders, met vidyasagar at the raj bhavan. palanisami is likely to be sworn in as chief minister at 4.30 pm today. he will now have to seek a vot






short-tempered, edappadi was always a loyalist of jaya, sasikala


written by arun janardhanan | chennai | updated: february 14, 2017 3:52 pm edappadi palanisamy and former chief minister late j jayalalithaa.edappadi palanisamy, senior aiadmk leader and a loyalist of party chief v k sasikala, was elected as the legislature party leader of the party, paving way for him to stake claim before the governor c vidyasagar rao to form the government. party sources said edappadi may be meeting the governor in few hours today to stake claim to form the government. at a meeting of mlas with sasikala, held at the golden bay beach resort in the city outskirts after the verdict, pannerselvam was sacked from the party.watch video | panneerselvam expelled from aiadmk, edapadi palanisamy elected as legislature party leaderedappadi was elected as the mla in aiadmk ticket






o panneerselvam camp dismisses sasikala, dinakaran from party


chennai: a week after he was sacked from aiadmk by general secretary vk sasikala, former party presidium chairman e madhusudanan on friday in turn dismissed her from the primary membership of the party. madhusudanan, who is in former tamil nadu chief minister o panneerselvam's camp, had then disputed sasikala's powers to dismiss him. in a statement, madhusudanan announced the dismissal of sasikala from the aiadmk's primary membership as she was bringing disrepute to the party. sasikala is now in a jail in bengaluru after being convicted in a corruption case. madhusudanan also dismissed party deputy general secretary ttv dinakaran and s venkatesh - both related to sasikala - from the party's primary membership as they were re-admitted into the party without proper authority. the dismissals






sasikala verdict a fitting reply to those who blamed governor for delay: bjp


by: pti | coimbatore | published:february 14, 2017 5:21 pm aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala. (pti photo)the conviction of v k sasikala in a disproportionate assets case is a fitting reply to those who blamed the governor for the delay in inviting her to take over as tamil nadu chief minister, state bjp said on tuesday. “jayalalithaa was heading a corruption-free government in her initial days but friendship (with sasikala) got her involved in corrupt practices, the result of which was this conviction,” party’s state unit president tamilisai soundararajan told reporters at the airport in coimbatore. the verdict will now lead to cleansing of tamil nadu politics and also entry of corruption-free persons to govern the state, she added.watch videosoundararajan said graft was not an issue






tamil nadu cm to seek trust vote on feb 18


by: pti | chennai | published:february 16, 2017 9:51 pm tamil nadu chief minister edappadi k palaniswami will seek a vote of confidence on february 18. (source: pti)tamil nadu chief minister edappadi k palaniswami will seek a vote of confidence on february 18. speaker p dhanapal has convened the session of the tamil nadu assembly at 11 am on saturday for the trust vote, assembly secretary a m p jamaludeen said in a statement.watch what else is in the news“on that day, the vote of confidence will be taken up,” he said.palaniswami, a v k sasikala loyalist, was on thursday sworn-in as the chief minister, ending the 10-day political uncertainty in the state which began with caretaker cm o panneerselvam’s revolt against the aiadmk general secretary.while inviting him to form the government ear






sasikala convicted in da case, palanisamy stakes claim to form govt: all that ha


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 14, 2017 7:49 pm aiadmk general secretary vk sasikala has been convicted in da case by the supreme court. (file)even as the supreme court on tuesday upheld the trial court verdict that sentenced aiadmk general secretary vk sasikala to four years jail in the disproportionate assets case, she removed caretaker chief minister o panneerselvam from primary membership of the party and appointed edappadi k palanisamy as legislature leader. after his appointment, palanisamy said in a statement: “all mlas have elected me as the legislature party leader, soon will meet governor with support letter of mlas.”in a 570-page judgement in the 19-year-old case that also involved former chief minister j jayalalithaa, the court ordered sasikala, 60, a clo






sasikala’s chosen one goes to raj bhavan, tamil nadu governor gets trust vote ad


written by arun janardhanan , rahul tripathi | chennai | published:february 15, 2017 4:50 am aiadmk legislature party leader edappadi k.palanisamy met tamil nadu governor c vidyasagar rao at raj bhavan today. (source: ani)hours after aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala was convicted and ordered to return to jail to serve the remainder of her four-year term in a disproportionate assets case, party mlas elected pwd minister edappadi k palanisamy as leader of the legislature party in sasikala’s presence at the resort outside chennai where they have been holed up for five days.palanisamy met governor c vidyasagar rao with some senior leaders and ministers, presented a list of mlas and staked his claim to form the government. after palanisamy left raj bhavan, some aiadmk leaders from the ri






sasikala convicted: security tightened in tamil nadu after supreme court verdict


by: pti | koovathur | updated: february 14, 2017 11:47 am police in kothavur. (ani)security has been strengthened across tamil nadu after the supreme court today convicted aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala in the disproportionate assets case. police presence was especially stepped up at a resort, about 80 kms from chennai, where mlas supporting her have been housed since the past few days. sasikala herself stayed overnight at the resort.sasikala convicted in da case: here’s what happens nowpolice personnel were also seen maintaining vigil on the roads in chennai and other parts of the state. the apex court today quashed the karnataka high court verdict acquitting sasikala in the disproportionate assets case and asked her to surrender herself forthwith. she was elected as the legislatu






aiadmk faction led by panneerselvam demands secret ballot to decide on confidenc


ahead of the confidence vote, o panneerselvam team members meet assembly speaker p dhanapal and urged him to have secret ballot for confidence vote, the new developments hints that the ongoing political unrest in tamil nadu is not going to end anytime sooner.on february 18, newly appointed chief minster of  the state edappadi palanisamy will seek a vote of confidence. for the trust vote the speaker has called for a session of tamil nadu assembly at 11 am. palanisamy, close aide of sasikala took  oath as the new chief minister of the state on february 16 in presence of governor c. vidyasagar rao in chennai. besides palaniswami, 30 other mlas  also took oath as ministers in the new government.tn political crisis: #opanneerselvam team members meet assembly speaker p dhanapal; urge him to have






police book sasikala, edapadi palaniswamy


kancheepuram (tn): police today booked aiadmk general secretary v k sasikala and its legislature party leader edappadi k palaniswamy in connection with the alleged detention of party mlas at a resort in this district. the two were booked under various sections of the indian penal code (ipc) pertaining to abduction and wrongful confinement. the case was filed at koovathur police station on a complaint from madurai (south) mla s s saravanan, who has since joined the rebel o panneerselvam camp. last week, while extending his support to chief minister panneerselvam, saravanan claimed that he had managed to flee from the resort by changing into a t-shirt and bermuda shorts. on february 5, sasikala was elected as the legislature party leader. however, two days later, panneerselvam had raised a






sasikala: mlas in sasikala p dismiss allegations of their detention


chennai: a section of aiadmk mlas owing allegiance to party general secretary v k sasikala today dismissed media reports and allegations from the panneerselvam p that they were being "detained" at a resort near here, and erted that they were "free". v c arukutty, mla from kavundampalayam in coimbatore and a supporter of revolting chief minister o panneerselvam, alleged that the mlas were "detained" and "not reachable." "the mlas are not reachable. they have been detained. they are legislators elected by people, so release them. let them go and meet people," he told reporters here. however, the mlas owing allegiance to sasikala rejected the allegations. "we are free. we are keenly awaiting governor's invitation (to sasikala to form government). we are not children to be detained or abducte






tamil nadu crisis: o panneerselvam hopes to increase mla support, will governor


by: ians | chennai | updated: february 16, 2017 11:15 am acting chief minister of tamil nadu o panneerselvam. pti photothe aiadmk camp led by acting chief minister o panneerselvam is hoping to receive a sizeable number of legislators on thursday, said a senior leader. he also said governor c vidyasagar rao may not invite public works minister edapadi k palanisamy to form the government in the state till everything seems to be clear.“there is no patch up moves between the two groups — one led by panneerselvam and the other led by aiadmk general secretary vk sasikala, who is now in a bengaluru jail. “we expect around 30 legislators to our sides from the rival camp,” a senior aiadmk leader told ians preferring anonymity.watch video | sasikala convicted by sc in disproportionate assets case“w






despite conviction, sasikala fighting strong as warring factions weaken tn’s big


chennai: the 45-year old all india anna dravida munnetra kazhagam (founded as anna dravida munnetra kazhagam by m g ramachandran) is at the brink of a split as rivals and national parties keenly watched developments following the party general secretary v.sasikala’s conviction in the disproportionate assets (da)case on tuesday morning. aiadmk and dmk, the two dravidian parties in the southern state have been fierce rivals but together they had kept national parties at bay for over half a century in tamil nadu, reducing a once vastly popular congress party’s vote-share to single digits and barely allowing the bjp a toehold. experts agree that the latest developments within the aiadmk may now set off a major change in the political dynamics of the state. the conviction of sasikala along wit






after being convicted in disproportionate assets case, sasikala surrenders in be


a day after being convicted sasikala natarajan on february 14 surrendered before the bengaluru court. in a massive blow for aiadmk general secretary sasikala natarajan, the supreme court convicted her in the disproportionate asset case against her. additionally, she has also been fined for rs 10 crore. she was asked to surrender befoe the court immediately.after the verdict, sasikala held an emergency meeting at the golden bay resort where she had lodged all the mlas to keep the flock together. aiadmk soon announced that sasikala has been replaced by edappadi k palanisamy as legislative party leader of the party. meanwhile, aiadmk removed o panneerselvam from the primary membership of the party.the supreme court has ordered sasikala to serve rest of her jail sentence of three years and six






prisoner no 9435, sasikala wanted non-veg food, tv, geyser in jail. here's what


aiadmk general secretary sasikala natarajan who was convicted by the supreme court in the disproportionate assets case surrendered before the bangalore court on february 15. sasikala who is now prisoner no 9435, reportedly demanded a cell that was close to the one former chief minister jayalalithaa stayed in when they were first convicted in 2014.additionally, it is being reported that despite delaying to surrender before the court, sasikala put forth a number of demands after entering the prison. according to an ndtv report, while demanding an a-class cell, sasikala told the authorities that she would prefer a barrack that has a table and a fan. she has also demanded non-vegetarian food twice a week. however, several media reports suggested that she had to sleep on the floor since there w