Former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam Writes To S Jaishankar; Urges Relief To Arrested Fishermen
Former CM of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam, has requested union external affairs minister S Jaishankar to take necessary steps for the release of Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy. He urged the union minister via letter, stating that he is concerned about the well-being of Tamil fishermen who get arrested often. Recently, on August 10 and 22 some fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.
Tags: Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu, AIADMK, O Panneerselvam, S Jaishankar
Madras HC Issues Fresh Orders For General Council Meeting Of AIADMK
Madras High Court (HC) issued fresh orders in regard to the leadership of the All India Anna Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general council meeting. Justice G Jayachandran ordered in the favour of O. Panneerselvam, who opposed the election of Edappadi K Palaniswami as an interim general secretary during the July 11 general council meet will not be valid. Hearing the plea, the single-bench judge issued a fresh council meeting for AIADMK.
Tags: AIADMK, Madras High Court, Political Issue, Single Bench Judge, OPS
Courtesy: The Print
AIADMK Headquarters At MGR Maaligai Opens After 10 Days: Chennai
The AIADMK headquarter office at "MGR Maaligai" was reopened after being sealed for 10-days, on July 21. Notably, the Revenue authorities sealed the AIADMK office, after violence that broke out between supporters of then-rival leaders K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam, over single leadership issues. However, on July 20, the Madras High Court quashed the orders of the Revenue authorities, directing to reopen the office.
Tags: Chennai, AIADMK, Headquarters, Revenue Officials, Madras High Court
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam Hospitalised After Developing COVID Symptoms
Former Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam has been admitted to hospital after he developed COVID-19 symptoms. He was admitted in the isolation unit on July 15, said MGM healthcare bulletin. Furthermore, his condition is stable, and is under observation by a clinical team. Meanwhile, CM MK Stalin wished Panneerselvam a speedy recovery. Notably, this has come days after Panneerselvam was expelled from AIADMK party.
Tags: Covid-19, O Panneerselvam, AIADMK, Tamil Nadu, Chennai
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
EPS Elected As New AIADMK Interim General Secretary, AIADMK Office Sealed
In a major political drama, a clash broke out between two groups, supporters of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and O Panneerselvam, over the ongoing dual leadership issue. Notably, on July 11, the AIADMK elected Edappadi K Palaniswami its interim general secretary and expelled O Panneerselvam from the primary membership. After the fight due to the end of dual-leadership, the Revenue authorities sealed the party… read-more
Tags: ESP, OPS, AIADMK, Tamil Nadu, Party Headquarters
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
AIADMK Assures Action Against O Panneerselvam Amid Expel Demands
After announcing Edappady K Palaniswami as the General Secretary (GS) of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party assured to take action against O Panneerselvam (OPS). The statement came on July 11, after the demands to expel OPS and his followers out of the party, after claiming that OPS is a 'betrayer' of the AIADMK. Notably, the OPS and AIADMK are having issue over the single-leadership resolution issue.
Tags: OPS, AIADMK, party, Chennai, Political Party
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
AIADMK Activists Outside Venkatachalaopathy Palace Ahead Of Council Meeting
In Tamil Nadu, thousands of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supporters and former Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami gathered outside Venkathachalaopathy palace, on June 23. They gathered outside ahead of the scheduled General Council meeting, organised to discuss amendments to pave way for single leadership. Notably, Palaniswami intends to move ahead with dual-leadership. Moreover, a heavy police force has been beefed up… read-more
Tags: AIADMK, EK Palaniswami, Tamil Nadu, General Council Meeting, Police
TN Assembly Passes Resolution To Supply Rice & Essential Medicines To Sri Lanka
Tamil Nadu Assembly passed a resolution to supply rice and essential medicines to Sri Lanka. The resolution was unanimously passed by the house, including the opposition AIADMK and BJP. Deputy leader of the opposition AIADMK O Panneerselvam pledged Rs 50 lakh in his personal capacity, to be extended as an aid to Sri Lankan Tamils. Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.
Tags: tamil nadu assembly, Tamil Nadu, BJP, AIADMK, Sri Lanka
AIADMK Workers Stage Protest Against Hike In Property Tax: Tamil Nadu
AIADMK members led by party coordinator O Panneerselvam, staged a protest in Chennai's Valluvar Kottam area, against the hike in property tax announced by the Tamil Nadu Government. The DMK-led government, on April 3, announced a revision in the property tax rates, with an increase of up to 150%, reported ANI. The move which was reportedly aimed to increase funds for the local bodies, triggered agitation from the opposition.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Property Tax, DMK, AIADMK
Madras HC Grants Conditional Bail To AIADMK Leader D Jayakumar
AIADMK leader and the Former Minister D Jayakumar, walked out of Puzhal jail to a warm reception from his supporters on March 12. The minister was arrested for allegedly grabbing land near Thoraipakkam. However, on March 11, Madras High Court granted conditional bail. "Mini emergency going on in the state of Tamil Nadu," Jayakumar mentioned while talking to reporters. Reportedly, D Jayakumar was arrested on February 28, 2022.… read-more
Tags: AIADMK, D Jayakumar, Puzhal jail, High Court, Tamil Nadu
Courtesy: India Today