AIADMK row: Madras HC bench dismisses all pleas against EPS faction

A division bench of the Madras High Court dismissed a contempt application seeking to punish former Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his supporters for alleged non-implementation of its earlier orders. Justices M Duraiswamy and Sundar Mohan also dismissed the applications to stay the general council meeting of the AIADMK scheduled to be held on July 11 and the one against Tamil Magan Hussain, who had been nominated as the permanent presidium chairman of the party.
#MDuraiswamy #MadrasHighCourt #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


8 hours ago

Madras HC dismisses plea to freeze AIADMK symbol, imposes Rs 25,000 cost on litigant

The Madras High Court imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on a PIL petitioner, who prayed for a direction to the Election Commission of India to freeze the AIADMK’s “Two Leaves” symbol. The petition is filed purely for publicity, the first bench of Chief Justice M N Bhandari and Justice N Mala said.
#MNBhandari #MadrasHighCourt #TwoLeaves #News #Politics #LawGovernment


8 hours ago

AIADMK General Council meet: Madras HC adjourns hearing on O Panneerselvam’s plea

The Madras High Court adjourned the hearing into a plea by AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) seeking to stall the party’s July 11 General Council meet. Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy posted the matter for Thursday, for want of the Supreme Court order copy over a related case.
#OPanneerselvam #MadrasHighCourt #LawGovernment #Government #News


16 hours ago

Income Tax raids underway at premises of ex-AIADMK Minister SP Velumani's close aide

Income Tax raids are underway at the premises of Chandrasekar, a close aide of SP Velumani. The searches are currently taking place at six locations. The raids were conducted in Coimbatore's Vadavalli area. In March, the Department of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) raided the residence of the former minister. Madras High Court refused to stay operation of the First Information Reports (FIRs) against Velumanni.
#SPVelumani #AIADMK #Coimbatore #News #Politics #LawGovernment


Yesterday

AIADMK is facing anarchy and struggling, says Sasikala

Expelled AIADMK leader V K Sasikala has said the party which was once envied by political outfits across the country is now in shambles. She said that the party had served as a party for the cadres and downtrodden under the leadership of late Tamil Nadu chief ministers M G Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa.
#VKSasikala #AIADMK #TamilNadu #News #Politics


Yesterday

Big win for EPS as SC stays order stopping AIADMK from restoring unitary leadership

The Supreme Court stayed the order of the Madras High Court preventing AIADMK's General Council from amending party bye-laws to enable unitary leadership. E Palaniswami's next General Council meeting is likely to be held on July 11. J Jayalalithaa's untimely demise led to a vacuum in her party which was initially filled by O Panneerselvam. But Sasikala was elected as the General Secretary of the party and sought to take over as the CM of the state.
#EPalaniswami #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Government #News


Yesterday

SC stays order preventing AIADMK from adopting resolution to end dual leadership

Supreme Court stays a Madras high court order that last month restrained AIADMK from adopting a resolution to end the party’s dual leadership. It allowed the council to go ahead with its July 11 meeting where the leadership issue is to be discussed. The high court on June 23 restrained the party from taking any decision on unitary leadership.
#SupremeCourt #Madras #LawGovernment #Government


Yesterday

Supreme Court stays Madras HC order on AIADMK leadership row

Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Krishna Murari issued notices on the plea of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami challenging the Madras High Court order. The high court division bench held an extraordinary sitting past midnight and passed the order at 4 am on June 23.
#DineshMaheshwari #MadrasHighCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


Yesterday

VK Sasikala says TN needs honest CM, expresses wish to lead AIADMK like MGR...

VK Sasikala was returning from a campaign tour in Villupuram district and Tindivanam assembly constituency on Tuesday. She said Tamil Nadu needs a leader who could walk the talk. The decision about the leader of the party will be taken by the party cadres, she said.
#VKSasikala #AIADMK #Villupuram #News #Politics


Yesterday

Supreme Court to hear plea on crucial AIADMK meet to end party’s dual leadership

Edappadi K Palaniswami wants to set aside a Madras high court decision that restrained the party’s general council to decide on the leadership issue. The former Tamil Nadu chief minister and senior AIADMK leader claimed to have the support of 2,190 general council members, nearly the entire rank and file of the party.
#AIADMK #Madras #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


Yesterday

AIADMK's leadership tussle reaches SC as EPS files plea over party meet

The Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday a petition filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. The petition challenges a Madras high court order restraining the AIADMK General Council from amending the party's by-laws during its meeting. The suit is scheduled to come up before Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy on Wednesday.
#EdappadiKPalaniswami #SupremeCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


2 days ago

Plans afoot to make Edappadi Palaniswami AIADMK’s interim general secretary

Madras High Court has agreed to hear a plea moved by All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) treasurer O Panneerselvam. Supporters of former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Palaniswami are taking steps to elect him as the interim general secretary.
#Palaniswami #MadrasHighCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment


2 days ago

HC Judge agrees to hear plea against July 11 AIADMK meet

A judge of the Madras High Court agreed to hear on July 6, a plea to restrain the Edappadi K Palanisawmi faction of the AIADMK from conducting a general council meet of the party on July 11. A mention to this effect was made today before Justice Krishnan Ramaswamy.
#JusticeKrishnanRamaswamy #MadrasHighCourt #News #Politics #LawGovernment


2 days ago

Supreme Court to hear on July 6 plea on AIADMK leadership row

Supreme Court said it would hear plea filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) challenging the Madras high court order staying the passing of any unannounced resolutions in the meeting of the AIADMK general and executive councils concerning the issue of single leadership of the party.
#EdappadiKPalaniswami #SupremeCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 days ago

Madras high court refuses to interfere with AIADMK meeting on July 11

The Madras high court declined to interfere with the decision to conduct the general council meeting of the AIADMK on July 11. The dominant Edappady K Palaniswami camp is pushing for him to take up the single leadership of the party. The court adjourned further hearing on the plea for contempt to July 7.
#AIADMK #Madras #LawGovernment #Government


2 days ago

OPS ammo over, all tricks spurned, EPS set to become AIADMK chief

AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam last month thwarted an attempt to have a unitary leadership in the party. His rival and deputy coordinator, E Palaniswami or EPS, has the backing of the majority of party leaders, to be elected the party chief on July 11.
#OPanneerselvam #OPS #News #Politics #LawGovernment


3 days ago

Madras HC refuses to interfere with July 11 AIADMK general council meet

Madras High Court declines to interfere with the decision to conduct the general council meeting of the AIADMK on July 11. Edappady K Palaniswami (EPS) camp called for the meeting. A petition seeking to punish former joint coordinator of the party for contempt of the court came up for hearing today.
#MadrasHighCourt #LawGovernment #Government


3 days ago

Supreme Court to hear plea by K Palaniswami on AIADMK leadership row on July 6

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) challenging the Madras High Court order staying the passing of any unannounced resolutions in the meeting of the AIADMK General and Executive councils concerning the issue of single leadership of the party.
#KPalaniswami #SupremeCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 days ago

Supreme Court to hear on July 6 plea on AIADMK leadership row

The Supreme Court Monday said that it would hear on July 6, a plea filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) challenging the Madras High Court order staying the passing of any unannounced resolutions in the meeting of the AIADMK General and Executive councils concerning the issue of single leadership of the party.
#EdappadiKPalaniswami #SupremeCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 days ago

AIADMK, allies extend support to NDA Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu

NDA’s Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu called on BJP allies here on Saturday and garnered their support. Murmu met the leaders of AIADMK– K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam, Tamil Maanila Congress president G K Vasan, and Pattali Makkal Katchi president Dr Anbumani Ramadoss.
#DroupadiMurmu #AIADMK #News #Politics


4 days ago