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The Sasikala And Dinakaran Story: How Rulers Turned Orphans Overnight - Huffington Post India

When O Panneerselvam dramatically broke away from the ruling AIADMK in February following the takeover of the party by VK Sasikala and her family, he was expected to rise like a star, going by the goodwill that swelled in his support. However, in the ...and more »

TTV Dhinakaran charged with bid to bribe poll panel - The Hindu

AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran has been booked for allegedly trying to bribe the Election Commission of India (ECI) for obtaining the party symbol (two leaves) for his faction, the police said on Monday. The development comes ...and more »

As AIADMK Amma decides to oust TTV Dhinakaran, 6 MLAs meet him - The Hindu

Mr. Dhinakaran, however, is yet to react to the revolt against him and his aunt. Shortly after Finance Minister D. Jayakumar announced that the AIADMK (Amma) has decided to keep away the Sasikala family from the party and government, six party MLAs ...and more »

AIADMK merger talks hit roadblock as EPS camp wants VK Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran to continue - Zee News

The talks regarding merger of the two AIADMK factions appeared to have hit a roadblock on Tuesday as the EPS camp rejected O Panneerselvam's call for removing VK Sasikala and her nephew TTV Dinakaran from the party before a reunion. By Ritesh K ...and more »

AIADMK crisis: TTV Dinakaran accepts fate, says 'no problem in stepping aside' - Zee News

After ouster from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), VK Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran has called a meeting of party MLAs and District Secretaries at party headquarter in Royapettah on Wednesday. The meeting will be held at 3 pm to ...and more »

AIADMK ruling group revolts against Sasikala - The Hindu

In an attempt to unite the party and retrieve its election symbol, senior members of the ruling AIADMK (Amma), led by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, on Tuesday night revolted against jailed party general secretary V.K. Sasikala and her nephew ...and more »

AIADMK merger move: Palanisami camp forms panel for talks - The Hindu

Panneerselvam camp seeks expulsion of Sasikala, Dhinakaran; Thangatamilselvan, a Dhinakaran supporter, attacks OPS for casting aspersions on Dhinakaran's move to step aside. Despite V.K. Sasikala not being in the picture and T.T.V. Dhinakaran ...and more »

Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency meet, hint at merger of two AIADMK factions - Zee News

Confirming the development, state minister D Jayakumar said that they the leaders discussed Panneerselvam's “statement” on a possible merger. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 00:58 AM IST. Comments |. Tamil Nadu ministers hold emergency ...and more »

Toxic corruption: Throw the book at anyone found trying to bribe Election Commission officials - Times of India (blog)

Dark clouds loom over AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran's political future after Delhi Police registered an FIR against him for allegedly trying to bribe Election Commission (EC) officials, to regain the two-leaves election symbol for his ...and more »

Tamil Nadu Revolt in AIADMK against Sasikala, some loyalists back her - Financial Express

An influential section of Sasikala loyalists led by Chief Minister E K Palaniswami today revolted against the AIADMK general secretary, resolving to "delink" the party and the government from her family, and extending a hand of friendship to the rival ...and more »